Archive for September, 2014
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Luke Wade Wows on The Voice

ANTHONY MARIANI
Part of what makes The Voice better than its predecessor, American Idol, is the former’s emphasis on musicality in objection to sheer record-selling capabilities. That, and the Voice coaches are really a lot of fun to be arou...


SONNY CARL DAVIS (Photo via Sonny Carl's Facebook page and Sun Radio)

Sonny Carl Davis on Windsor, Alamo, Evil Bong, Willie Nelson

Jeff Prince
Sometime back in the early 1990s I stumbled across Last Night at the Alamo (1983), an obscure black-and-white film directed by the tortured Texas maverick Eagle Pennell. For years I’d pull the VHS tape out at perfect times an...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) To help raise money for Duane Smith, the Southern Train Gypsy bassist who recently had to relocate to Houston to receive cancer treatment, his band and three other Fort Worth acts –– melodicore stylists Oh Sleeper, self...


THIS WEEK'S COVER SHOT BEFORE IT WAS CROPPED AND ADORNED WITH OUR MASTHEAD AND HEADLINES (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Quinn Shephard On Windsor, Texas, Twang, Jersey Shore

Jeff Prince
Texans don’t know what to think of New Yorkers half the time. That TV commercial wasn’t far off the mark, the one where a Texan discovers his hot sauce is made in New York City and says, “New York City!?!?!? Get a rope....



NICK KRAUSE ON THE SET OF WINDSOR (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Nick Krause On Hollywood, Austin, George Clooney, Madelyn Deutch

Jeff Prince
People warned me that watching a movie being shot is like watching sap run down a tree. However, what they described as slow, methodical, and boring turned out be interesting and even enthralling to me. Movies kick ass. This we...


The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (NR) Originally made as two movies, each telling the story of a romantic relationship from a different character’s viewpoint, this is a single film condensing the two versions, star...



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Welcome Melting Pot

CHOW, BABY
Saturday was going great until my party of six was turned away by a local eatery because it was half an hour before closing. Apparently the restaurant’s listed hours apply only when the staff has nothing better to do. I’ll ...


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North Texas Giving Day is Sept 18

JIMMY FOWLER
As you’ve probably heard from various media outlets, tomorrow (Thu Sept 18) is 2014 North Texas Giving Day, the sixth annual donations event that encourages folks to give money to their favorite non-profits. From 6am-midnight...



Marissa McGowan (center) teaches kids their scales in The Sound of Music.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 17 It’s become a cliché: When autumn rolls around, the beer brewers are ready with a pumpkin ale (a peculiarly American style of beer, apparently). Still, the Visionary Tasting is different because it’s being spons...


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While There’s Still Hope

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In case somebody didn’t notice it because we had such beautifully mild conditions here for once, August around the world was the hottest since such record-keeping  began in 1881. May was also the hottest May on record. Stati...