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Irritated Genie

This Weekend at The Dock Bookshop: Hate Speech!

Kristian Lin
This Saturday afternoon, The Dock Bookshop hosts a meet-and-greet luncheon with author Ayo Kimathi a.k.a. The Irritated Genie of Soufeese. He then travels to the Aletheia Temple Church to give a lecture on his latest book, Effe...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Marc Ford is doing Americana right. It’s melodic and dynamic rather than boring or so self-serious it makes you want to smash the nearest acoustic guitar you can find. The former lead guitarist for the Black Crowes has ju...



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Study Examines Moms, Cell Phones, and Baby

LAURIE JAMES
A University of North Texas doctoral student noted something interesting in the way parents are interacting with their children. More properly stated, over several days at several venues, Cory Kildare observed how parents appea...


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‘Phibs Screen “Medea” at the Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Throughout history and in every culture, the worst possible crime has always been the murder of children by their own mothers. (Dads offing their tykes, while hardly condoned, doesn’t seem to rise to that level. Even in homic...



(From left to right) Jennifer Chang, Aleksandra Holowka, Karen Hall, and Kevin Hall brought the music to the masses Sunday.

Double Shot of Chamber Music

EDWARD BROWN
Late Sunday evening, the independent coffeehouse Avoca Coffee, on the Near Southside, provided the casual (and great-smelling) backdrop for The Hall Ensemble’s first and only public performance this fall. Cellist Karen Hall a...


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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Big Giants

Jeff Prince
Troy Aikman screwed up in the announcer’s booth during yesterday’s Dallas Cowboys game with the New York Giants at Jerry World. He said former quarterback Roger Staubach stands above all others. “He’s a great ma...



WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMED FOR ABOUT 150 PEOPLE AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING BAR LAST NIGHT (All photos by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey’s Odd But Entertaining Road Show

Jeff Prince
Signs surfaced early that Willis Alan Ramsey’s show was going to be interesting. Ramsey and his wife (and opening act) Alison Rogers Ramsey limped literally and figuratively into their sound check at 5 yesterday afternoon...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Not as many hot commodities or touring headliners are participating in Lolaspalooza this year, chiefly because of the namesake club will be more than doubling in size soon (“Lola’s Doubles Up,” Oct. 15), but this year...



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DFW NORML Wednesdays at House Bar

JIMMY FOWLER
Get all the jokes about Twinkies and Visine out of your system right now. It’s true that DFW NORML has a sense of humor about the recreational side of cannabis. (One of their taglines is “Isn’t it high time you joined?”...


A JACKSBORO HIGHWAY GAS STATION HAS GAS FOR $2.89. (Photo by Jeff Prince).

Reverse Sticker Shock Today At Gas Pump

Jeff Prince
When I filled my gas tank last week, the cost was over $3 a gallon. Today — $2.89 a gallon. Seems like it’s been a couple years since I recall seeing a “2″ at the front of a gas price. Thanks Obama! (If ...