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Museum Swap: The Perot is Pretty Groovy

ANTHONY MARIANI
Never mind all of the noise you’ve (probably) been hearing about the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. The building is not as offensive as most architecture critics have said it is (especially that guy from the L....


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First Responders Rule (Again)

JIMMY FOWLER
A theme appears to be emerging from all the dramatic headlines of the last couple of weeks: First responders rule. There was, of course, yesterday’s emotional Waco memorial for the firefighters and medics who died in the West...



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High School Playwrights at Circle

JIMMY FOWLER
Circle Theatre is known for its commitment to staging fresh playwriting voices, and you can’t get any fresher than the high school crowd. Circle’s ninth annual High School Playwriting Project readings happen 3pm this Sunday...


Local Music Videos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Southern Train Gypsy rocks terrifically hard. Kickass song. Great visuals, proving the band has a sense of humor –– more hardcore acts could stand to lighten up a little. “The Healing” is off the band’s sophomore albu...



"The moor" totally kicks Damien Hirst's ass.

Museum Swap: Bernini

ANTHONY MARIANI
There’s this really ridiculous, rarely fun game I play called Museum Swap, in which I try to picture an exhibit at one of our major museums –– the Carter, Kimbell, or Modern –– in either one or both of the other two. ...


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NRA, NASCAR, Fox: The Redneck Gods Are Smiling

JIMMY FOWLER
File this one under “Good Luck, Pal”: A U.S. senator from Connecticut has asked the Fox Network’s famously right-wing chief exec Rupert Murdoch to cancel his channel’s broadcast of tomorrow night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup ...



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Beer and Tacos at The Where House

JIMMY FOWLER
In 2013, smart phones and digital tablet devices can supply virtually everything an adult needs to be happy. Except beer. And face-to-face conversation. And tacos. The 21 and up crowd needs its own playground where beer-fueled ...


Sierra Velazquez' "Self-portrait" is one of nearly two dozen original velvet paintings by local artists that will be up for auction at Bill Campbell's in May.

VELVEASL!: Velvet Paintings for a Good Cause

ANTHONY MARIANI
Admit it. You’ve always wanted a velvet painting. You know that every time you walk into The Gold Standard, you’re eyein’ up that part of the bar where all of those kitschy matadors and poker-playing dogs –– and that ...



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QLive! Presents Josh Johnson

JIMMY FOWLER
Standup comedy is a dangerous art form, and not just for the standup comics who risk their necks by baring their souls at the mic. Audiences who give unknown comics a try run the serious risk of paying admission to be bored, an...


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Dark Matter: Why Should We Care Again?

JIMMY FOWLER
A lack of scientific curiosity is allegedly one of the many things wrong with American Kids Today. Young people would rather be reality TV stars or professional athletes than scientists and engineers, lament the pundits. Meanwh...