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Bill Blair Shares Amazing Life With UTA

  William "Bill" Blair was cracking me up during a visit yesterday. The 90-year-old former Negro League pitcher publishes Dallas' Elite News. The paper is...

Taste of Haloumi

As this week’s ”Eats” review indicates, Terra Mediterranean Grill served some of the best Greek and Middle Eastern food I’ve had in a while. On...

SceneShop Carries “A Fifth”

For some compelling thoughts on Christmas and adulthood, check out our interview with SceneShop’s Steven Alan McGaw in this week’s ”Stage” section. SceneShop’s annual...

Smells Like Teen Spirit

If you doubt that kids today have drive, determination, and boundless energy, look no further than the Arlington teenager who broke into Joe Bailey...

SceneShop Honors Thurber

The humorist and cartoonist James Thurber (1894-1961) gets a very welcome appreciation as SceneShop presents two readings entitled “Men. Women. Dogs. A Thurber Celebration.” ‘Shopsters...

We Can be Heroes

Most of us love a story about an unlikely hero (male or female) who steps up to confront a horrifying crisis, neutralizes the situation,...

The Return of “Brewster McCloud”

One of my favorite 1970s movie rarities was just released on DVD – Robert Altman’s trippy, chaotic, and sweet-natured Icarus riff Brewster McCloud (1970)....

Night Time Is Not the Right Time

Dear Modern Science: Please make up your mind about whether I’m supposed to be happy or not. In the past few years, researchers have...

Camp Bowie District Pub Crawl

In honor of National Beer Day, Thu., Apr. 7, Camp Bowie District will present the inaugural Camp Bowie District Pub Crawl to raise money...

Oprah Eclipses Big Tex

Given the freak fest that Oprah’s show has recently been – Mackenzie slept with her father, Whitney in denial about almost everything, etc. --...