You may remember Dogfight as the early 90s romantic drama that starred Lily Taylor and River Phoenix a couple of years before the latter actor’s untimely death. It was adapted into a musical in 2012 and was previewed at WaterTower Theatre in Addison over the weekend.Full Story
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is screening at the Texas Theatre tonight, as part of a benefit show for the Unique Home for Girls organization and the Sarah Zumwalt Middle Arts and Music programs. An art auction and live music performance will follow the screening, which begins at 10 pm.Full Story
First things first: I would like to thank everyone who came out to our “Best of Big” D event last night. I probably enjoyed the elaborate buffet concocted by See’s Candies a bit more than a grown man should, and I was really in awe of the effort put forth by my fellow staffers and interns for making it all happenFull Story
A good time was had by all, I believe, at last night’s Best of Big D party at the Rustic. DJ Sober and Sam Lao were great. The drinks flowed freely. Much food went into many mouths. And so on and so forth. But I will tell you this: before the front moved through, it was a little steamy. The meteorological conditions occasioned my favorite moment of the night:Full Story
Tonight’s event features a great lineup that opens with DJ Sober and Sam Lao, the latter of whom must be experienced in person in order to truly understand the kind of talent that resides in our sprawling metropolis.Full Story
If you find the increasingly gaudy frills of fine dining to be a bit overwhelming, then tonight’s entry in FT33′s guest chef series might be exactly what you need.Full Story
If you aren’t one of the lucky ones to attend the programming portion of the Mayborn, I hear that the hotel bar at the Hilton DFW Executive Conference Center is the most happening place to be this weekend, and not a glorified teacher’s lounge like you might suspect.Full Story
Texas Barbecue Week has a few more days before it wraps up, and while the statewide event may have few Dallas establishments representing our local take on the staple cuisine among the 54 participating restaurants, they are very much worth exploring.Full Story
1. You’ll get a sneak peek at some of this year’s winners in our annual Best of Big D issue.
2. Guests will enjoy complimentary beer, wine, cocktails, and same menu items from some of the best bars and restaurants in town.
3. DJ Sober and singer Sam Lao will perform.
4. The Rustic is a swell place to spend an evening eating and imbibing outdoors.
5. There’s a Jackopierce concert right after the party.
6. You can get 20% off an UBER ride to and from the event with the promo code ‘BOBDAL.’
7. Tickets are only $50
8. Tickets are only $65 if you want to attend the Jackopierce show too.
10. You know you don’t have any better plans for 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23.
So get your ticket now. While they’re still available.Full Story
I’ll do my best to only include events that aren’t one-offs, or basically direct you to all of the vague and somewhat celebratory activity happening around the city.Full Story
It’s pretty convenient that the soccer-induced outburst of national pride has taken place just before Independence Day. You can get the jump on this weekend’s festivities by heading to Fort Worth tonight.Full Story
One of the best things about the Fourth of July is that it tends to be the most low-maintenance of all major holidays. Much of the cooking involves grilling at your leisure and it requires very little actual ceremony. If you’re feeling especially lazy, there are many events in and around Dallas that will do […]Full Story
Jazz at the Amsterdam on Mondays has long been a tradition in Expo Park, but consider stopping by a new neighboring spot before that warms up. I wrote about my original apprehension about stepping foot in the Record Lounge on Friday, but then I ended up there for Happy Hour, shortly after typing out that initial concern.Full Story
There are a couple of other opportunities to get a jump on two different holidays by celebrating somewhat early.Full Story
There are a couple of radically different theater events happening many miles apart this evening. Plano’s Fun House Theatre has a very curious Game of Thrones-themed production performed entirely by children.Full Story