Monthly Archives: May 2014

Days of Shame

Nobody really knows why a group of white men went on a killing spree in the small East Texas town of Slocum in 1910....
Pictured with Carolyn Judson, TBT principal Lucas Priolo will close out his career with Swan Lake.

Dive into Swan Lake

Saving the best for last, Texas Ballet Theater ends its season this weekend with five performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. The Fort Worth Symphony...

Dez Bryant Goes From Zero To Hero

Two years ago, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was looking like a bust after being selected in the first round of the 2010 draft. He...

Shocking Omission From U.S. World Cup Roster

Remember when I did all those World Cup ladders for the U.S. soccer team as it went through qualifying? You can take those posts,...

The Top 5 Shows

1.) The Moz is in town. ’Nuff said. Among underground pop-rock legends, ones who never really cracked the mainstream, Morrissey has to be right...

Texas Wages All-Out War On Zebra Mussels

State officials are telling boaters to start draining their vessels before and after every outing. Texas is trying to prevent the Invasion of the Zebra...
Like the real-life Ma Rainey, Valerie Houston’s character is a diva of the first order.

Blues Breakers

When August Wilson’s scorching drama Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom made its New York debut in 1985, it was just the second non-musical show authored...
The Immigrant opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Immigrant (R) Marion Cotillard stars in this drama by James Gray (Two Lovers, We Own the Night) as a Polish woman who is...

Let’s Boot the Brits off the Island

TV announcer’s voice: “Two Fort Worth restaurants appeared on gimmicky fix-my-restaurant shows. One show promised to fix the place’s concept and menu, and the...

Not So Crazy

Mark Cuban is a lightning rod who isn’t afraid to give his opinion on anything from the state of journalism to politics. But he’s...