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What The Umbrella Academy Got Wrong About Dallas

2 minutes ago by Diamond Rodrigue
By now, fans of The Umbrella Academy have either binged the entire second season, which was released on Netflix on July 31, or they've practiced self control by spacing them out to last a little longer than a couple days. Either way, the second season of the comic book adaptation...
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The Best Live or Livestreamed Concerts, Aug. 10-16

9 hours ago by Diamond Rodrigue
Whether you're in your car, on a patio, at a restaurant or in your living room, there's a show for you this week. Catch livestreamed concerts from Paul Slavens and Sarah Jaffe, or try your hand at performing yourself through Poor David Pub's virtual open mic. Electronic trio Felt &...
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Dallas Comedy House Closing After 11 Years of Shows, Festivals and Laughs

9 hours ago by Danny Gallagher
A Dallas comedy institution just announced it will be closing its red doors for the last time. Amanda Austin, the owner and founder of The Dallas Comedy House (DCH) in Deep Ellum, announced on her Facebook page that she's made the difficult decision to the close the comedy theater. "I...
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Texas Democrats Again Optimistic Texas Will Turn Blue

9 hours ago by Simone Carter
Thursday, Texas Democratic Party officials were featured on Pod Save America, a progressive political podcast. The show’s co-host opened with a familiar question: Is this the year Texas turns blue? Manny Garcia, the party’s executive director, answered without hesitating. “Hell yes,” he said. He would say that naturally, and 2020...
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How an Important Dallas Pork Supplier to Restaurants Is Weathering the Pandemic

9 hours ago by Doyle Rader
The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic touches everything. Restaurants are particularly hit hard. Making things worse, their plight sets off a chain reaction in the food industry. As long as restaurants continue to struggle through the crisis, so too will the farms that supply them, leaving an uncertain future for...
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5 New Restaurants Opening in Dallas

9 hours ago by Taylor Adams
Here’s your roundup of restaurants that have recently opened and closed in Dallas and the surrounding cities. Peggy Sue’s BBQ has closed, CultureMap reports. It’s been an institution in the Park Cities for its barbecue in Snider Plaza. Rumors were about last fall for a concept to take over the...
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Folkwave Duo Field Division Releases New Single, Credit Denton for Their Move to North Texas

9 hours ago by Diamond Rodrigue
Folkwave is a far cry from the style of  Bob Dylan or Woody Guthrie, but this dreamy, psychedelic, contemporary cousin of the once harmonica- and acoustic guitar-driven genre is just as cathartic to listen to and has just as much to say. Take Field Division, a Nashville-bred duo who recently...
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Famed Honky Tonk Billy Bob's Will Reopen as a Restaurant With 20% Capacity

3 days ago by Garrett Gravley
The concert industry remains lousy with economic strife during the COVID-19 pandemic, but country music mainstay Billy Bob’s Texas is reopening its doors next week anyway. There are, of course, some caveats before the Fort Worth venue can do that, namely a strict enforcement of social distancing guidelines and compliance...
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Oliver Stone Has a New Film, but Let's Look Back at the Ever-Relevant Talk Radio

3 days ago by Liam Gaughan
This past week saw the release of Chasing the Light, the epic memoir of legendary filmmaker Oliver Stone. A word like "controversial" doesn’t even begin to describe the work of Stone, whose films have delved deep into hot button political issues and sparked intense debate for decades. Some have decried...
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Housing and Homelessness Solutions Committee Lays Out Budget Priorities

3 days ago by Jacob Vaughn
The number of murders in Dallas is on track to surpass 200 for the second year in a row, and the pandemic's economic damage threatens to drive many more renters from their homes. Affordable housing in the city is already in short supply. No wonder then that Dallas City Council...

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