Posts Tagged ‘showdown’
Last Call

Slowdown Showdown

One thing I love about dive bars is their apparent immunity to the caprices of time. So often they’re locked in whatever decade they opened in, staffed by barkeeps who have poured drinks through multiple presidential administ...

GREEN LIGHT PISTOL'S WOMANLY FOOTWEAR (all photos on this post by Jeff Prince)

Estrogen Infuses Battle Of Bands At White Elephant

Jeff Prince
Female power ruled the White Elephant Saloon during last night’s 8th Annual Texas Music Showdown. Red Dirt/Texas Music is densely populated by hairy-legged guitar slangers singing about home, heartache, hangovers, and hea...

Don’t Change, Showdown

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If there’s one thing I love about dives, it’s the décor. From the Starlite Lounge’s year-round Christmas tinsel to the yellowing caricatures that decorate the molding at A Great Notion, a dive bar’s unabashed earnestne...


Gallery 414′s current show is entitled Showdown, in which the work of eight artists with divergent artistic philosophies is placed in dialogue, with Harmony Padgett’s abstract paintings contrasting with Lorrie McCla...