The team behind local arts and culture blog the Dentonite is made up mostly of millennials. The young blog announced a big awards ceremony for 2017 late last year. If you’re thinking of cracking a joke about participation trophies, maybe bite your tongue.
Dallas’ resident diva and claim to neo-soul fame Erykah Badu will soon have another accolade under her hat — err, belt. Essence magazine is honoring the singer at its eighth annual Black Women in Music, an event that celebrates the achievements of black women in the industry.
NEW YORK — Some of Broadway’s biggest stars — including Chita Rivera, Kelli O’Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller and Billy Porter — will be spending Inauguration Day at a concert in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations.
NEW YORK — In HBO’s absorbing new drama The Young Pope, Jude Law plays the title character, American-born Lenny Belardo, who, through divine intervention or woeful human error (this will be hotly debated), is made supreme pontiff of the Catholic Church at the tender age of 47.
ZHUOLU TOWN, China — The brightly decorated 3-D cinema in this town outside Beijing is showing the latest Chinese and Hollywood films, to row after row of empty red seats. So few people come to watch films here that the theater manager rents out the halls to traveling sales companies or music teachers.
It’s been nearly six years since Nintendo’s last portable system, the 3DS. It’s been more than four years since their last home console, the Wii U. In March, Nintendo will release the successor to both hardware lines in one unified platform: The Nintendo Switch.
La La Land steamrolled, Moonlight swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to President-elect Donald Trump at a Golden Globes ceremony that pivoted between heartfelt moments of protest and a desire to sing and dance.
It was like any other normal day when 9-year-old John Finch’s father dropped him off at school. John’s father gave him a big hug and kiss before driving away that day.
Stick and stones may break bones, but words? Those don’t hurt. Unless you’re a made-by-TV couple whose only recent newsworthy-ness is about whether or not you’ll stay together.
NEW YORK — What do Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” and the Chainsmokers’ “Closer” have in common?
DALLAS — Back in the heat of August, more than 60 owners of Dallas-based art galleries gathered at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, and boy, were they mad. They spent more than an hour hurling heated objections. The target of their collective rage? Deputy fire chief and fire marshal Christopher Martinez, who had instigated what many called an unjust crackdown on code violations.
A new look for ‘Dick Van Dyke’: Two classic and newly colorized episodes of the 1960s TV sitcom will air on CBS
Here’s a spoiler alert TV fans didn’t see coming in 2016 — the ottoman Dick Van Dyke trips over in the opening titles of his classic 1960s sitcom is olive green.
The latest game in the classic shooter series Doom, made by Richardson developer Id Software, is very good. It succeeds at the monumental task of taking a decades-old video game and rebooting it in a way that feels both fresh and nostalgic at the same time.
It’s OK not to “get” Childish Gambino’s third studio album Awaken, My Love! With its lush soundscapes and sparse lyrics, one can only gather that the funk-drenched latest release from the multi-talented Donald Glover is a collection that is to be felt first and understood second — if understanding is possible at all.
DALLAS — It turns out that the big surprise in Dallas Theater Center’s A Christmas Carol at the Wyly Theatre isn’t the casting of a woman as Scrooge, but the way Sally Nystuen Vahle’s performance of a miserly boss proves that Charles Dickens has created a universal role not specific to gender.
Holiday movies began at the end of October. While I love them, they all have snow, a kiss under the mistletoe and end with a newfound love. They are not too realistic, do you think? So why do I find myself watching them over and over? I suppose it’s the same reason the commercial for bubble bath caught on years ago that went something like this: “Take me away …”
It’s time to start looking out for those shows and films that you can catch on TV to help you get into the holiday spirit. Sure, you can find some of them elsewhere, but watching while everyone else does gives the whole thing a little bit of charming, grandma’s-house feel.
If you’ve been cutting cords, there’s a high chance that Netflix is a go-to spot for watching movies and TV shows. Trouble is, if you’re on the road, binge-watching The Crown can result in you going over your monthly mobile data plan. And if you’re on an airplane? Who wants to pay a high price just to get a grainy stream of Supernatural, assuming Wi-Fi is even available on your flight?
NEW YORK — As a prominent advocate for human rights, the poet Rose Styron knew well the abuses in Fidel Castro’s Cuba and the censorship of artists and publications with dissenting views. But when she and her husband, author William Styron, were invited to meet him in 2000 she didn’t hesitate to accept.
Put on your hat and gloves, fill that thermos with cocoa and pack some cookies (but prepare to strip some of it off, as temperatures are mild). It’s time to take in all things twinkly. We’ve rounded up some top Dallas-Fort Worth light displays to help you plan a perfectly merry and bright outing. For the neighborhood displays, note that it’s early in the season and things might get sparklier as Christmas draws near.