Drive-by tasting: Yolk

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 11:44am

A first look at Yolk in One Arts Plaza … following its disastrous opening

Pet of the week • 01-16-15

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 7:55am

Meet Austin. Austin is a purebred Longhair Dachshund. He is very handsome and will make an awesome new companion and best friend. Austin is a loving little boy and his loves going on walks. Take a little time to visit Austin and show him what a loving home is all about. Austin and other pets [...]

Guinea pygmalion

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 7:25am

It’s 1879, Victoria is in her 42nd year on the throne (and still has more than 20 years to go), the British Empire is at its height, the Industrial Age has led to new technologies and the upper-classes are delighted to claim the world for their own. It is inconceivable they will not dominate culture [...]

AT THE MOVIES: ‘2 Days,’ ‘Humbling’

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 7:20am

Jennifer Aniston is still getting sympathy for being passed over for an Oscar nom for Cake (see my review), but if you want to do a side-by-side comparison to the woman regarded as taking her slot, check out Marion Cotillard, pictured, in Two Days, One Night. She plays a woman destined to lose her job, [...]

I got pain

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 7:20am

2 new releases, ‘Still Alice’ and ‘Cake,’ plumb the psychology of illness ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor I’m just gonna say it: Jennifer Aniston was robbed. Sure, when news broke last month that she had been nominated for a SAG Award and a Golden Globe (for best actress in a drama, no less!), a [...]

Taking it to the street

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 6:30am

Jonathan Palant re-emerges with a new choir and a mission — to bring attention to homelessness ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor For those who think of Jonathan Palant as merely the former artistic director of the Turtle Creek Chorale, there are many more verses yet unsung. For instance, since arriving in Dallas eight years [...]

Wall of Sound

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 6:15am

Out dancer-choreographer Travis Wall brings Shaping Sound troupe to NT Travis Wall was just 18 years old when he shot to the national spotlight as one of the most popular contestants ever on So You Think You Can Dance, becoming the runner-up on the second season of the show. That was nine years ago, though, and [...]

New year, new you, New Orleans

Posted on 23 Jan 2015 at 6:00am

A month-by-month guide to the gay playground that is The Big Easy STEVEN LINDSEY & JEF TINGLEY | Contributing Writers When southern charm, a storied history and wild abandon collide, there’s absolutely no mistaking what city you’re in. The only dilemma a North Texan faces is exactly when to visit New Orleans to maximize the sensory overload. Fortunately, there [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 22 Jan 2015 at 11:30pm

Love me, love my animals I have been bitching a lot recently. I have complained about the youth of today, the lack of great quality music and my feet hurting — just your general “things that annoy me” stuff. Well not this week. This week I am only going to talk about awesome things, like [...]

Best Bets • 01-23-15

Posted on 22 Jan 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.23 ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ gets concert performance Lyric Stage’s latest production is one of the most popular musicals of the golden age of Broadway, Irving Berlin’s rarely-seen Annie Get Your Gun. The high-kicking Western-themed comedy features classic songs (“There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Anything You Can Do”), presented as they were originally [...]