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Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the case of Guster’s current tour, it’s in your best interest to get there early for opener Kishi Bashi, especially if you have never heard of this artist because you will fall in love.

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Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest Reveals 2015 Music Lineup

Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest Reveals 2015 Music Lineup

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Middle of the Map lineup is here and it’s featuring some long awaited local band reunions, as well as special tribute that Joy Division fans won’t want to miss.

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Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Big Eyes” is the least Tim Burton-feeling Tim Burton film in years and that’s a very good thing. Consequently, it’s also the best Tim Burton film in years. Burton’s been in a bit of his rut, his last few films have featured the same tired set of actors (cough *Johnny Depp* cough) and have been […]

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‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The life and even name of Alan Turing remains a vast unknown to most people even though his influence is a part of almost everyone’s day to day. The man who paved the way for the modern computer led a life shrouded in secrecy and sadness as he worked to crack German codes during WWII. […]

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‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This weekend two trilogies have their final chapters hitting cinemas. One is a fun adventure with a well-known cast of characters, some shorter than others, but all fighting together against supernatural elements. The other is about a hobbit. That’s right “Night at the Museum” is back with all your favorites and a few new fun historical and mythological figures join as well for “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.”

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In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Things got weird and wildly fun when Smallpools came to the House of Blues in Dallas, TX. Though the band only has one record under their belt, they’ve quickly earned some loyally fans and rightly so. They put on a dance show packed with whale inflatables, new songs and even a cover or two. Fellow keyboard acts Magic Man and Panama Wedding kicked off the dance party.

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‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just in time for Halloween, Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film, “Nightcrawler” creeps on to the screen this weekend

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In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Walk the Moon embarked on their first headlining tour supporting their new record, Talking Is Hard. True to their first single off this record, “Shut Up and Dance,” that’s exactly what the sold out crowd at Dallas did for this Ohio four-piece. Photographer Bethany shares these photos from the event:

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Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Twenty One Pilots has one of the most entertaining and fun live shows in existence today and if you haven’t seen them yet, you’re really missing out.

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Unsaintly ‘St. Vincent’ will make you laugh & cry

Unsaintly ‘St. Vincent’ will make you laugh & cry

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever heard one of those viral Internet stories about Bill Murray crashing some friend’s party or just being an all-around awesome dude, you might already be thinking of the timeless actor as a bit of a saint. However, in “St. Vincent,” Bill Murray’s character is probably the furthest thing you can imagine from a saint.

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