Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Davis Lee Roth

JIMMY FOWLER
Singer-songwriter Josh Davis is known for his casually masterful, blues-inflected country tunes. His two biggest influences are iconic troubadour Merle Haggard, whose songwriting Davis constantly holds up as the standard, and t...


KP Duty

KRISTIAN LIN
Unlike most of the local filmmakers I profile, John Venable is someone I’ve known for a long time. That’s because he’s a film critic for his own website, www.supercala.com, and I’ve chatted with him on o...



Hard-Bitten

Jeff Prince
A hardwood chair, desk, laptop computer, and picture window are familiar friends to Dawn Irons, who doesn’t do much more than sit at home and write these days.


Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.



Gallery

Gallery
Gallery Night will be upon us shortly, but before the deluge of art shows hits, you might want to catch the Faculty Art Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University. The biennial show will be be up only until September 19. The ...


Canary in the Coal Mine Gas Field

Pablo Lastra
Richard Wilkinson spent his early years wildcatting all over Texas in search of oil.  During a stint in the Army in the ’50s, he fired high-caliber warning shots at Russian airplanes wandering into North Pole airspace. H...



Fortunate Son

JIMMY FOWLER
When he was a child, Lucky Tubb attended live concerts by his great-uncle. Lucky remembers sitting with his grandfather in the audience and, amid the commotion backstage and on the tour bus, watching the players and tech people...


Ace Folds a Hand

Jeff Prince
Ragged children play in a San Antonio alleyway dotted with clothes hung out to dry and a strutting rooster. An artist captured the scene in 1932, an impressionistic look at life in one of the state’s hardscrabble pockets ...



New Directions

JIMMY FOWLER
With their new album, the guys in Exit 380 have reached a creative milestone that few groups imagine, especially if those groups started out as cover bands.


Travel Advisory

Cohe Bolin
A discount travel club operating in North Texas didn’t provide promised benefits to many of its customers, but its principals apparently have made the travel arrangements to get themselves out of the clutches of Texas cou...