Posts Tagged ‘blue’

Deep Space

The thinking man’s party-rock group, Darth Vato, is Doing Great!
ANTHONY MARIANI
Chances are that most folks know of Darth Vato as that crazy-ass party band that plays TCU a lot.


The Chains of … Freedom?

By yielding to that cruel mistress, a whole new world opened up.
ANTHONY MARIANI
From the perspective of a foodie partial to ma-and-pa joints, my new North Fort Worth neighborhood didn’t look too promising.



Jazz Week

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Russian-born Dallasite Manya Repnikova writes songs that manage to capture the electricity of moments like those just before a Texas-sized thunderstorm unleashes its payload.


Downwind of a Windfall

Air pollution settlement will provide seed money for “green” projects.
ERIC GRIFFEY
Generally speaking, when small environmental groups take on gigantic corporations, it usually doesn’t end well for the little guy – or the environment, for that matter.



Doug Burr

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Denton singer-songwriter Doug Burr deserves international success, but in the meantime he may consider grief counseling.


Worldwide Abstracts

Big Ticket
Abstract art is to many minds American art, yet the Modern’s new exhibit, Declaring Space, looks to confound that view.



Summer School (of Fish)

Blue Ocean will satisfy a hankering for fresh and subtly brilliant sushi.
Jimmy Fowler
The record rainfall and humidity this summer did a good job of quashing any hunger I might have had for raw fish.


Wilco

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Wilco has quite a stormy past, beginning with their tumultuous birth from the ashes of Uncle Tupelo about 10 years ago.



Anjani

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“There’s perfume burning in the air / Bits of beauty everywhere,” sings jazz pianist-vocalist Anjani on the opener to Blue Alert, her third album. “Shrapnel flying / Soldier hit the dirt / She comes so close, you feel h...


Where the Wild Things Are

The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
Art
In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.