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- Night & Day
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The Dallas Architecture Forum takes its lecture series to Arlington this evening when widely acclaimed architect James Carpenter comes to UTA to discuss the role of glass in architecture and his work developing new types of glass for construction use. The lecture is at 7pm at Maverick Activities Center, 500 W Nedderman Dr, Arlington. Tickets are $5-20. Call 214-764-2406.
- He Shoots, He … Scores?
I can pinpoint the exact moment when, as an unreasonably angsty teenager, I turned my back on pro sports. It was 1994. Deion “Prime Time” Sanders was on the 49ers, and I despised him because he made it pretty obvious he was sticking with San Francisco only for a single season, given their good chances for winning the Super Bowl. The first Weezer album had just come out, and I kept telling everyone how “Surfwax America” should be their next single after “The Sweater Song.”
- The Lowdown
It’s funny how much a name matters. Would anyone have boogied to the Beach Boys if they’d stuck to the original name, The Pendletones? Would every lame cover band in the world know “Stairway to Heaven,” had Brit rockers The New Yardbirds not changed their name to Led Zeppelin? That’s why The Bottom, Bluebonnet Circle’s newish seafood restaurant, piqued my curiosity.
- Stage West’s Sports Page
It’s been a long time coming for this weekend’s world premiere of Larry Herold’s comedy The Sports Page at Stage West. The playwright wrote the first version of his script — about a young reporter witnessing cultural and social upheaval at a 1966 Dallas Cowboys training camp — almost a decade ago.
- Arlington councilman will step down after drug inquiry
Mayor Robert Cluck says District 1's Mel LeBlanc made a good decision: "There is anger building up."
- Mavericks owner answers SEC’s questions in Fort Worth office
Mark Cuban faces an insider-trading lawsuit.
- Porsche driver promised victim’s sister he would ‘get her home safe’
New documents from the investigation into a triple-fatality crash into an Irving canal were released this week.
- Presiding officer apologizes for sleeping during hearing in Keller
The attorney says he is no longer presiding over the case, which pits the family of a special ed student against the Keller school district.
- Fifth-Grader Helps Mom Deliver Impatient Baby
An Arlington 10-year-old helped her mother deliver her new sister in the back seat of the family car.
- Women’s Museum Archive Finds New Home
The Women’s Museum gifted its archives to Texas Woman’s University in Denton.
- Grapevine Businesses Battle Construction
Grapevine businesses are joining together to overcome setbacks due to DFW Connector construction.
- TABC Investigating Irving Canal Crash
The three people killed in an Irving car crash last month were had blood alcohol levels of more than twice the legal limit.
- Fort Worth Amber Alert Now Focusing On Facebook Post
There has been another strange twist in a Fort Worth Amber Alert.
- Judge Rules In January DART iPod Train Death
It’s been almost three months since a south Dallas teen was shoved in front of a DART train killed, apparently for his iPod. All of the victim’s accused attackers were juveniles, and Friday one of them appeared at a hearing to see if he should be tried as an adult.
- Oil Can Boyd Admits To Being On Cocaine While Playing
Famed former MLB pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd admits to being under the influence of cocaine in “two-thirds” of the games he pitched.
- First Lady Brings Healthy Eating Message To DISD
First Lady Michelle Obama brought her message of healthier eating to Dallas students Friday morning.
- Dale Unveiled, The Battle Continues
It’s no secret to members of the G-Bag Nation that Dale Hansen is the devil and with the latest segment of “Dale Unveiled” Gavin thinks if you did not hate him before…you will now!
- Can The Mavs Hang Through The 2012 Season?
With a shortened NBA season the defending NBA Champion Mavericks seem to be having a tough time this year. Mavs GM Donnie Nelson checks in with Josh & Elf to give us an update…and an up-lift to our spirits!