Not the town, the FOX TV pilot, Midland,about a con artist juggling two families in two Texas towns. It stars Jon Voight and David Keith. And they need them today. Especially if you’re an “oil executive type” in “cocktail attire” — sounds completely foreign to me.
Archive for March, 2010
Neil LaBute has been called “the bad boy of American theater,” and in staging his “Beauty” trilogy in rep, the Dallas Theater Center highlights the way LaBute moves similar characters around the chessboard of human attraction and cowardice.
Congratulations to Brian Lopiccolo of Euless, the winner of the Flickr Photo of the Week contest! Besides photography, Brian is also a dedicated foodie and the co-editor of the food blog The Little Dish.
Bill W. and Dr. Bob, the story of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, is currently running in the basement space at Theatre Three. To read the local reviews, though, it’s hard to believe the show has already been extended.
If you didn’t catch it, the Dallas Observer’s Robert Wilonsky (Unfair Park) was interviewed on All Things Considered about the already infamous marketing ploy, ah, nude-walk-through-Dealey-Plaza music video by Erykah Badu.
“Break Apart” by Anna Thomas The first song I ever heard by singer-songwriter Anna Thomas, “Break Apart,” was written and recorded when she was twelve. She wrote it and performed it–at the age of twelve. She has the voice of a seasoned professional, and her lyrics are rich in story lines and much more mature [...]
Chinese Invasion Tour in Dallas from Julie Hwang on Vimeo. Guest blogger Julie Hwang is head of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas. I consider myself lucky to have been at the Chinese Invasion Tour show on Sunday night at the Double Wide. It was one of the best shows I’ve ever been to and [...]
The Dallas International Film Festival sends word that it’s added five additional documentaries to the slate. They are: Cane Toads in 3D: A film that showed at the Sundance Film Festival that will mark DIFF’s first 3D film. Bear Nation: A South by Southwest debut that inspects the gay subculture of bears. Lemmy: Another SXSW [...]
A number of high schools have run into trouble trying to stage a “school edition” of Rent, a toned-down version of the Broadway show that included gay and straight characters, AIDS and the homeless. Garland canceled it, for instance, as did a school in Newport Beach, California. But the NYTimes reports that it’s the 2008 dust-up [...]
ERYKAH UPDATE: Hunter Hauk at Quick was able to track down Erykah Badu last night to talk about all the hubbub concerning her new video. When asked if she was concerned about the reaction the video would get, she told him, “Yes. I was petrified, period. The whole thing was frightening. The whole idea was [...]