Category Archives: indie

Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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4 Fabulous Places to See Art in Amarillo

Like the music scene here, the art scene has some very solid work in some very well-run art spaces. One good way to pass the time on a first Friday or a Saturday afternoon: spend it gallery-hopping at these places. … Continue reading

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Colorado service dog dodges euthanasia, helps Vietnam Vet

A Colorado service dog named Gander proves that unconditional love conquers all. Almost put down, he was rescued by Freedom Service Dogs, trained as a service dog in a prison, and was then paired with a Vietnam Veteran with PTSD … Continue reading

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Documentary will focus on Marsh 3’s unusual art | Amarillo Globe-News

Instead of a documentary that discusses Stanley Marsh’s illegal actions and scandals, this documentary strives to highlight the art and artists that he hired. In my humble opinion, the people who created the art that made Marsh famous never got … Continue reading

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Sub Pop offers streaming music from within its own label

In a move designed to put people back in touch with musicians who have smaller audiences, Sub Pop offers a subscription service for listeners for the type of music that the label puts out. This company introduced Nirvana and the … Continue reading

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Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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Anarchists, group sex, and the Best Party worked well for Iceland

Anarcho/surrealists took power of the Icelandic government. A comedian ex-punker became mayor of Reykjavik, and it all worked. “More punk, less hell.” http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/ausland/europa/More-punk-less-hell/story/10069405

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The man behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet drinks around 20 cups of coffee a day. In this interview he tells why it’s “part of the art life.” David Lynch on Coffee and the Art Life “ Do you feel … Continue reading

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