The Western genre isn't entirely comprised of spaghetti or John Wayne talking out the side of his mouth: From its earliest days, filmmakers were putting a comic spin on stories set on the dusty trail, with the genre hitting its apex between the mid '70s and mid '80s. We've gathered this collection o ... More >>
#42: Cora Vette Cora Vette, aka Reyna Von Vette, is larger than life, with a big sassy voice, a ribald sense of humor and a sparkly way with a needle and thread, which all come in handy when she tackles her many roles as a burlesque-show hostess-with-the-mostest, costume-maker and show-tune belter. ... More >>
Alice Cooper is a shock rock pioneer that's influenced countless artists with his on stage horror movie imagery and antics, which included hangings and beheadings by guillotine. Theatrics aside, Cooper (aka Vincent Furnier) is also a talented songwriter. Hits like "I'm Eighteen," "School's Out" and ... More >>
Ah, prom season. That time in life when you get to publicly display your teenage awkwardness by wrapping it in a sequined nightmare from Dillard's and parading it around in a limo that costs as much as your first semester at community college. Or maybe that was just my own experience. Clearly from ... More >>
What do you get when you mix psychedelic Trapper-Keeper artist Lisa Frank with burlesque? The Merry Widow's Artisan Operetta will answer that question tonight with its monthly, artist-inspired variety show at Voodoo Comedy Playhouse. In the past, host Tamara Pidhayny has chosen such pre-1960s inspir ... More >>
We get it, you're broke. But that doesn't mean you have to fill your weeknights with bad prime- time sitcoms. Instead, get out of the house and enjoy three three stellar events that feature entertaining stories, flirty songs and/or Lady Gaga. And get this: All three are free! For a full calendar o ... More >>
It doesn't take much evidence beyond his most famous paintings to suspect that Salvador Dalí was a weird dude: The persistence of crazy, distended forms, melting clocks, blood, rot and genitals is probably enough to draw that conclusion. But Dalí's weirdness went far beyond its expression i ... More >>
And the beat goes on
Renée Zellweger nervously Joneses for romance.
Martha Daniels turns a lost art form into a postmodern folly at the DAM.