Thursday, May 15, 2008
Pegasus News Week in View: DIY edition
Don't have Radiohead tickets? Here are some other fun ideas for the weekend.
Happy National Bike to Work Day!
Skipping your car commute Friday is just one of the ways you can stick it to The Man this weekend. Whether joining the ranks of independent video artists, supporting independent musicians or shopping for local handmade goods, we've got lots of ideas -- and the news of the week.
Ways we're currently bribing you to spend more time with us
This week we gave away two pairs of tickets to see Radiohead's sold-out show this Sunday in Fair Park and you missed out! Should've opted in to The Daily You. It's not too late to win unique UnContests added throughout the week. Check back daily for new promotions.
Real estate values have increased in Tarrant County thanks to Barnett Shale revenue. Dallas city council members approved the $42 million purchase of land for a convention center hotel ... guess who the two dissenters were. Dallas South reports on the un-surprising delay of a development supported by Arlington tax dollars. Last Saturday's municipal elections will also mean many runoffs June 14.
Shawn spotlights Akin Babatunde, director of Blue at Jubilee Theatre. Mark-Brian Sonna and North Dallas Gazette reviewed three shows each: Mr. Pim Passes By presented by Anagram Productions; Gaslight presented by Richardson Theatre Centre; The Most Beautiful Lullaby You've Ever Heard presented by Audacity Theatre Lab; Freakshow presented by Core Performance Manufactory; Midlife, the Crisis Musical presented by Theatre Three; and The Misanthrope presented by Dallas Theater Center. Boy howdy!
Go Stars! The Rangers are doing surprisingly well, while the Avery Years are officially for nostalgic types only. Two FC Dallas players are in France. Meanwhile the Rangers and Stars' owner put his sports city development on hold.
Pegasus Picks for the weekend
- Pat Benetar, Le Freak, Loverboy, Everclear, and a Pink Floyd laser light show at the Wildflower Festival
- Yuk it up with rude, wrong, hilarious George Lopez
- C'mon get Happy Bullets at City Tavern
- Sleep deprivation is a small price to pay to see your work on the big screen.
- The annual Dallas Children's Book Fair and Literary Festival at the library
- Magical realism at its best -- a free screening of Como Agua Para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) at the Latino Cultural Center
- Gain insight into the lives of carneys at Freakshow
- Celebrate Shibboleth's CD release with guest vocalist Bobby Patterson
- Make and take crafts from Kessler Park at the Etsy Dallas Beer-B-Q
- Scoot your boots with Matt the Cat at the White Elephant Saloon
Have fun and be careful,
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