Posts Tagged ‘texas’
For several years now, I’ve been bitching about the way Texas Music evolved into a bunch of one-trick pony posers.
Plans for 17 new coal-fired plants are drawing howls from all over the map.
Environmentalists protesting the pollution potential of industrial plants — electric generating stations, cement kilns, whatever — aren’t that unusual these days.
Metropolitan Classical Ballet’s Russian version of The Nutcracker is the second major production of the holiday classic to come our way. The other is Texas Ballet Theater’s, a Royal Ballet-inspired affair at Bass Performanc...
Cowtown coins a new military term: Situation Normal — All Flocked Up.
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They thought it couldn’t happen to them.
North Texas restaurateur Gloria Fuentes finally reaches the Fort.
A decade ago, people in the Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff could say, “Ooh, I’m really craving a pupusa right now” and not get slapped.
The Fort Worth School gained a masterpiece when Olive Pemberton chose brushstrokes over Broadway.
Hitting the gym three days a week puts a snap in Olive Pemberton’s step. She knows about staying fit, having danced on Broadway and made Look magazine’s “Beautiful Girls From Texas” list in 1939. The ens...
TCU’s Patterson is gunnin’ for respect — and a national tv audience.
Gary Patterson wants to play the guitar, you can tell. The Texas Christian University head football coach has been sitting in his living room answering questions for more than an hour, but that acoustic guitar propped in the co...
A bunch of Fort Worth scribes collaborate on a Western that hits more often than it misses.
A baker’s dozen of Texas writers have set egos — and some might say common sense — aside to write a collaborative novel (which might be better described as a novel of unexpected outcomes) about the adventures and misadven...
The hose might not reach far enough in North Texas.
The worst drought on record in these parts lasted for much of the 1950s. While city folks were discovering tv and cars with fins, North Texas farmers and ranchers suffered. Stock tanks dried up in the blistering heat, grass gre...
Take 25 North Texas musicians, wake ’em up early, throw their names into a hat, mix ’em up, pick ’em out, then divide them into five groups of five. In addition to a band name, give each group 12 hours to come up with thr...