Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Pegasus News week in view: Rabbit ears edition
We're dropping the newsletter a day early to give you a jumpstart on the holiday. We've got all your Easter events and brunches lined up for your weekend planning.
Metro: Kidd Kraddick put on one heckuva birthday party for a teen with cancer, and we got photos from the red carpet ... North Texas Daily had a video on the "vanishing" of Denton's Fry Street and profiled a student running a grassroots city council campaign ... Duncanville Today took issue with a TV news story on a couple supposedly mis-cited by red light cameras ... Rebecca Aguilar talked to local immigration services offices about the impact of the massacre in New York ... Alex interviewed Tammye Nash from content partner Dallas Voice ... Collin County Republican isn't a fan of the Live Green Expo ... James K. Waghorne offers five ways to end chronic homelessness in Dallas as Larry James reflects on the failure of the Plaza Inn deal ... John got a video interview with World War II heroes at the Frontiers of Flight Museum ... No tease could do justice to Best Southwest Citizen's tale of arrest and hospitilization at the Duncanville Council meeting.
Flix: Another successful AFI Dallas Fest wrapped with a final red carpet visit ... The Daily Mustang reviewed central Dallas' theaters ... Grand Prairie is highlighting a collection of films by female directors ... Could Wolverine premiere in North Texas? ... Fort Worth's Fearless Film Festival's top honor comes back home with Evan Odell's win for Pleasant Dreams.
Best bites: Teresa says that Rockwall's newest restaurant has foodie cred ... Cafe de France's founder has a new authentic French place in Frisco ... Bulgogi in Denton is recommended for the food, if not the atmosphere ... You can't do a food reality show without involving North Texans: Tim Love will be on Top Chef Masters and Keller mom Melissa d’Arabian is on Next Food Network Star.
Acting!: Playwright Angela Wilson is in Shawn's spotlight ... Reviews include A Raisin in the Sun; Murder on the Nile; Heaven Can Wait; The Glass Menagerie; The History Boys; Oedipus Rex; and My Fair Lady.
Game: The Stars are out of the playoff picture ... The Mavs look to be in the playoffs ... The Rangers won their home opener ... Longtime Dallas Skyline basketball coach J.D. Mayo was relieved of his duties ... There are six FC Dallas Youth teams playing in the Dallas Cup (through this weekend). The grown-up FC Dallas crew lost to New England and launched a new social networking site.
Peoplerazzi on the scene
Music: Erin had Here Holy Spain in the studio to talk about and play music from their new release ... Teresa was on hand for the opening of a new branch of Zounds Sounds School of Music in Plano ... New content partner Rock the Basement brought video of Bronze Whaler as well as Balance Problems and Tim Halperin ... North Texas Daily interviewed pop-fiddle band The J. Walkers ... Leonard Cohen's show at Nokia may have been the best I've ever seen -- reviewer Mandi Collier liked it too ... The Daily Mustang caught Yonder Mountain String Band ... Ron Demesmeier said that the Robyn Hitchcock show was short, but sweet.
Pegasus Picks for the weekend
- Rahim Quazi and Maren Morris play a free gig at Fort Worth's Central Market
- Denis Leary and the stars of Rescue Me are at Nokia
- Smoke 'em if you got 'em: Pearl celebrates (mourns?) the end of smoking in Dallas bars with none other than Smokin’ Joe” Kubek and Bnois King
- You can choose your bunny rabbit tattoo from one of over 150 artists at BloodaPalooza (all weekend).
- There's a big hip-hop bill at Onyx in Hurst.
- Morrisey is at the Palladium.
- What better time to get the Gospel at Rodeo City Music Hall?
- Explore Indian dance at the Palace Theatre.
- Shop and save local at the Oak Cliff Art Divaz Recession-Busting Retail Event.
- Take the tykes to Plano's Kidsfest.
- The best of the best from ballet companies around the country gather for the Command Performance of International Ballet.
- Bob Newhart brings some of his classic bits to Bass Hall.
- Bill's Records has one of its great free showcases with the likes of Scott McCurry, JD Cobb and hell's Outlaws Road Show.
- Go "After Hours" at the Kimbell with the Black Tie Bluegrass Band.
- It is Easter...
- ... so of course you'll want brunch ...
- ... but don't forget the traditional Easter Concert and Pooch Parade at Lee Park.
- It's Family Fun Day at Lone Star Park
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