Posts Tagged ‘trees’
scott-copeland

The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Scott Copeland will be all over town this weekend, starting Friday night at Magnolia Motor Lounge (3005 Morton St., 817-332-3344), where the rowdy country singer-songwriter and his crack band The Enablers will be preceded b...


taylor

The Top 5 Touring Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) 97.1 The Eagle’s big show Sunday at Gexa Energy Pavilion (1818 1st St., Dallas, 214-421-1111) features a mess of touring metal acts, including Five Finger Death Punch, Steel Panther, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah (from Da...



Jessi James and her band, Bethan, are back.

The Top 5 (Non-Local-ish) Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Where has Bethan been? Two years ago, Denton/Dallas singer-songwriter Jessi James collaborated with producer Roger Greenawalt (Ben Kweller, The Pierces) to put out a mesmerizing, theatrical-meets-indie-rock album, Chapter 1...


Robert McAn’s “Blazing”

Gallery
Robert McAn is hardly the first to discover art by going through the trash, but his current show at William Campbell sets out to make a statement about the things we throw away. The exhibit includes a series of abstract express...



Wasting the Green

School landscaping project pours money (but not water) down the drain.
JEFF PRINCE
Forty days of 100-degree weather without rain can do a number on newly planted trees, particularly when their water source gets cut off.


Museum-Quality Trees

Westsiders are worried about the crater that swallowed the greenery outside the Kimbell.
DAN MCGRAW
When the Kimbell Art Museum announced plans two years ago to build a new wing on the block-long stretch of grass and trees outside its west lawn entrance, officials promised to do their best to preserve the trees — both the b...



Mad Beaver Attack

Static
A little birdie delivered to Static what is commonly known as a hot tip. Seems several majestic trees recently disappeared from the Cowtown Coliseum’s front lawn in the Stockyards. The beautiful trees were surreptitiously rem...


Spending the Planet

E. R. BILLS
I’m not a big fan of most conservatives. Historically speaking, they are – to put it bluntly – too often on the wrong side of history.



Sacrificed to Shale

PETER GORMAN
Lloyd Burgess owns the Lucky B horse farm in Denton County. He made a good living raising and boarding horses there from 1993 until 2006, good enough to pay for a $350,000, 45-stall barn a few years back. These days though, it&...


Needed: A New Ark

Should park and wildlife managers try to fend off the results of climate change? How?
M. MARTIN SMITH and FIONA GOW
In Texas, shrubs may be the among the first victims of global warming. It’s a twist that might have pleased Molly Ivins.