The awesome folks at the Texas Theatre are showing this amazing documentary starting Friday Night! The doc inspired me so much I thought I’d highlight all the amazing Friday Night fun.
CHEF, AUTHOR AND HOST OF THE TRAVEL CHANNEL’S NO RESERVATIONS, TO APPEAR AT MAJESTIC THEATRE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27th! Days away!!!
Every Thursday, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, thru the end of June FREE Patio Sessions, with talented musicians and bands, will take over the AT&T Performing Arts Patio right next to the Winspear Opera House. Yesterday was the third 2011 session with Cary Pierce and a PSD favorite Tiger Darrow. Video and Pics of the Session after the jump.
I’ve always thought the saying ‘odds and ends’ meant remnants or miscellaneous items. This definition seems better though, – The first official odds and ends were found in lumberyards—odds were pieces of board split irregularly by the sawmill, ends were pieces trimmed from boards that were cut to specific lengths.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2011 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Here are those irregular (or how bout unique) bits and pieces mixed in with those specifically cut trimmed boards that make the DALLAS IFF 2011 stand up and out.
35 Conferette has swarmed in and now out of Denton, Texas. It was a wild and raucous 4 days/nights of musical greatness. From Sarah Jaffe to Giggle Party to South African rockers Tidal Waves and how about that fella Big Boi.
This article originally appeared in the Dallas Observer.
Much like in film, there’s something to be said for a band that can convey its message in a short period of time. And, thanks in no small part to the immediacy of the interwebs, we currently find ourselves in the middle of a musical shift. Gone is the pretense surrounding long players, which have given way to EPs and, increasingly, singles as the preferred method of consumption.
The upstart Dallas punks in Soviet know quite well of our short attention span. And, thus, their debut Forever Today EP gets to the point quickly.