Arts & Entertainment

Top Five Friday: ACM’s, new Netflix shows, a royal baby on the way

Top Five Friday: ACM’s, new Netflix shows, a royal baby on the way

April 24, 2015 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Happy Friday everyone! I’m back and ready with the top stories in entertainment for the week. 1. The Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, were held this weekend here in Dallas. The show was a great time for country fans, with 23 performances by […]

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Nick Jonas wows crowd at intimate concert venue

Nick Jonas wows crowd at intimate concert venue

April 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Last night I attended a Nick Jonas concert at the Hilton Anatole hotel in downtown Dallas. And I’ll admit, I was a little skeptical at first.

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‘Slow West:’ A young man’s search for love on the old western frontier

‘Slow West:’ A young man’s search for love on the old western frontier

April 23, 2015 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

“Slow West,” John Maclean’s latest endeavor, follows the story of a young man attempting to traverse the northwestern frontier in 19th century America.

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An up-and-coming musician with old school grooves, JD McPherson commands the Dallas stage

An up-and-coming musician with old school grooves, JD McPherson commands the Dallas stage

April 23, 2015 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

On Sunday night, McPherson’s tour stopped in Dallas to promote his newest album, “Let the Good Times Roll.” The passionate singer’s presence and music evoked the rhythmic bounciness of ‘50s star Little Richard.

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Interview with Domhnall Gleeson, star of ‘Ex Machina’ thriller

Interview with Domhnall Gleeson, star of ‘Ex Machina’ thriller

April 21, 2015 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

Domhnall Gleeson. If you haven’t heard his name, then you’ve probably seen him. He starred in “About Time” alongside Rachel McAdams in 2013 and was also in Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken,” Oscar-nominated “Anna Karenina,” and other feature films.

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WATCH Trending Tuesdays: ‘Full House’ reunion season coming to Netflix

WATCH Trending Tuesdays: ‘Full House’ reunion season coming to Netflix

April 21, 2015 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

This week’s App of the Week is Clear, an app that connects to your social media accounts and searches for inappropriate content. And if you’ve ever dreamed of a “Full House” reunion, your wishes are coming true.

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J.D. McPherson talks about being a new musician with an old soul

J.D. McPherson talks about being a new musician with an old soul

April 19, 2015 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

This week my editor and I were lucky enough to speak to J.D. McPherson, a singer-songwriter from Oklahoma. McPherson combines an old school blues-rock rhythm with a retro style to create a unique and edgy sound.

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SMU grad Dax Phelan talks filmmaking, ‘Jasmine’

SMU grad Dax Phelan talks filmmaking, ‘Jasmine’

April 19, 2015 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

This past week at the Dallas International Film Festival, filmmakers from around the world showcased their newest works, including first-time directors and professionals with a long history in the field.

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WATCH The Look: how your major influences your style

WATCH The Look: how your major influences your style

April 19, 2015 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

How does your major influence your style? We’ll show you on this week’s edition of The Look. We also take a look at school bag trends, finding the perfect lip color and the growing trend of vegan fashion.

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‘Unfriended’ packs the right amount of comedy and gore

April 17, 2015 at 8:00 am 0 comments

A group of seemingly innocent friends log into Skype to chat after school. But an anonymous user who hacks into their dead friend’s account is listening in on their conversation—and they can’t hang up on it. Weird stuff ensues.

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