Archive for August, 2014

Can Mark Cuban Be Quiet Again Please?

Jeff Prince
It was so nice to hear silence from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban during the long playoff run. But then his team became NBA champs. And now he’s back to his old self. Sure, he’s innovative, which is how he parla...


On Jack Kevorkian, Death, The Duke

Jeff Prince
I’ve been meaning to blog about the death of Jack Kevorkian but never got around to it. “Dr. Death” died at 83 on June 3 after battling pneumonia and kidney ailments. Kevorkian was heroic despite his controver...



Cleveland Love For Dallas Gets Creepy

Jeff Prince
The people in Cleveland, Ohio were surely jilted and angered by NBA superstar LeBron James’ decision to flee their dingy town and seek bigger spotlights in flashy Miami this season. So when the Dallas Mavs crushed the dre...


Stage West Summer Training

Jimmy Fowler
Stage West will conduct its 2011 Summer Conservatory July 11-15. This is an intensive theatrical training program for young people ages 14-18 that will address the basics in acting, singing, dancing, mask-making, improv, auditi...



Congratulations Go To Miami Heat

Jeff Prince
This doesn’t quite compare to the Dewey-Truman newspaper headline, but the Miami Herald embarrassed itself today by running a full page Macy’s ad congratulating the Miami Heat for winning the NBA championship. In re...


8 Murders a Day Screening Now (Friday)

Anthony Mariani
Screening right now –– plus at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) at Cinema Latino –– is 8 Murders a Day, New York City director Charlie Minn’s contemplative, moody documentary about “perhaps the greatest human-rig...



Dallas Mavs To Lose On Sunday

Jeff Prince
A local sports fan mocked my prediction last week that the Dallas Mavs would sweep the Miami Heat in three games at home and win the team’s first ever Finals. Well, Mr. Smarty Pants, my bold prediction fell one shot short...


Willie Nelson Ready For Cowtown

Jeff Prince
American icon and former Fort Worth resident Willie Nelson paid $780 and put an end to that marijuana arrest business.  A border patrol checkpoint arrested him in November after they smelled marijuana on his bus and found what...



“Paris, Luminous” at the Kimbell

Jimmy Fowler
Woody Allen’s latest, Midnight in Paris, has no doubt whetted some appetites for all the crazy, self-indulgent, and revolutionary talents who flocked to urban France in the first two decades of the 20th century. The Kimbell ...


Whose Generation?

Last Call
I read somewhere that Elmore Leonard goes to diners just to listen to people talk, and that’s the main reason why I don’t feel bad about passively eavesdropping whenever I go to bars. Of course it doesn’t hurt that I’m ...