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1.) So it’s supposed to get down to 32 on Friday. Shouldn’t bother you because you’re a loud, proud, tough-as-nails Texan, right?! That’s what...

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1.) In the world of metalcore, Norma Jean is one of the biggest acts, having played with Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hatebreed, DragonForce, System of...

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1.) I don’t know if these two bands, one local and one touring, have ever played together before, but after their gig together Friday...

North Texans, Rally Around this Exhibit

Art in the Metroplex, one of the oldest (almost-)annual open-call visual art shows in the state, is recommended viewing for any loud and proud...

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1.) Marc Ford is doing Americana right. It’s melodic and dynamic rather than boring or so self-serious it makes you want to smash the...

Study Examines Moms, Cell Phones, and Baby

A University of North Texas doctoral student noted something interesting in the way parents are interacting with their children. More properly stated, over several...

Double Shot of Chamber Music

Late Sunday evening, the independent coffeehouse Avoca Coffee, on the Near Southside, provided the casual (and great-smelling) backdrop for The Hall Ensemble’s first and...

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1.) Not as many hot commodities or touring headliners are participating in Lolaspalooza this year, chiefly because of the namesake club will be more...

Remembering Bo Powell

One thing’s for certain: Bo Powell lived a full life. Though best known as a painter and muralist, Powell, who died Wednesday night at home...

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1.) Has anyone mentioned that chill electronic dance music is the new yacht rock? Most of the lyrics (if there are any) are lovey-dovey,...