Making Dallas Even Better
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It’s a good thing radio station programmers weren’t entirely down with the meaning of “O.P.P.” in 1991, or rap music may have been denied one of its most joyful early crossover hits. Naughty By Nature’s catchphrase-starting, Jackson 5-sampling ode to infidelity is still the group’s biggest claim to fame. A hip-hop hooray is in order for the opportunity to hear “O.P.P.” live, but the rest of Naughty By Nature’s debut album is just as classic.
The weekend before Fat Tuesday wouldn't be complete without Oak Cliff's massive blowout. Celebrate Lousiana-style with Creole cuisine, live tunes from Zydeco Blanco and Club Wood, and ridiculously strong Hurricanes that you'll probably feel in the morning when you get up for the parade. Food is included in your ticket, but it's a cash bar.
Broadway star Chester Gregory conducts a one-man seance and channels the spirit of the late Jackie Wilson in this high-energy show, which is set the night before the R&B singer collapsed on stage and slipped into a coma from which he never fully recovered. Gregory brings to life the spark of “Mr. Electric” with a faithful tribute to the legendary performer.
Breaking Bad, a show about the violent criminal career of a cancer-ridden chemistry teacher, was not exactly brimming with moments of levity. But as DEA agent Steven “Gomie” Gomez, the erstwhile partner of Hank “ASAC” Schraeder, Quezada added some good-natured humor to his scenes, sandwiched as they were between methamphetamine cooking montages and Bryan Cranston’s Emmy reels.
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