The Black Academy of Arts and Letters is celebrating 37 years of artistic excellence by bringing jazz and gospel together with nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis.
The amount of musical talent found in Texas is as vast and diverse as the people and landscape that make up the state. Legends such as Buddy Holly, Janis Joplin, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Van Cliburn are just a handful of famous musicians who have called Texas their home. DFW’s music scene showcases a range of musical styles — from Pan-Atlantic to distortion pop — including these 2012 breakout acts that are on their way to the top.
The Dallas Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival took over Addison. One of the festival’s featured musical guests was The Marc Toussaint Combo, one of the most popular jazz bands in the DFW area.
Looking for food, fun, and live entertainment? Visit some of these Fort Worth hot spots.
Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.
Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.
Metta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) “I’m out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling”
The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
If you love blues music and you live in the DFW area, you’ll want to know about these great venues.