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The Dose: ‘La La Land’ is a must-see even if you hate musicals

Nathan Williams | Contributing Writer “La La Land” is easily one of the most critically lauded films in the past decade. Awards are raining down on it so much that

The Dose: Lights All Night rings in the New Year

Victoria Baghaei The lines were long and the weather was sporadic, but Lights All Night gave an unforgettable start to the new year as the two-day event filled the Dallas

The Dose: ‘Hidden Figures’ tells the story of black women at NASA

In this wonderful family film, perfect for our current times, “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of three black women, whose mathematical work was tremendous for America’s successes during the

The Dose: How Anderson .Paak dominated 2016

2016 was more than a breakout year for the artist known as Anderson .Paak. Most hip-hop fanatics, including myself, were overwhelmed by his impact at some point or another last year. Whether

The Dose: Lights All Night kicks off the New Year

Lights All Night is ringing in the new year as it made its return to Dallas this Friday and Saturday for its seventh annual New Year’s music festival. The two-day

The Dose: Musicals for musical haters

Anyone who follows movie awards seasons knows that “La La Land,” starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, is leading the upcoming Golden Globes with 7 nominations. I can’t wait to see it

The Dose: The CW’s ‘Heroes vs. Aliens’ is the ‘best team-up ever’

“Heroes vs. Aliens,” the CW’s four-night event, kicked off on Monday with the “Supergirl” episode “Medusa.” Thanks to a well-devised marketing strategy, the CW billed the event as a crossover

The Dose: Something Wicked returns to Houston

EDM fan-favorite Something Wicked returned on Friday, from Oct. 29 to 30, for its fifth annual festival, possessing the grounds of Sam Houston Race Park. The Houston-based festival was making its

The Dose: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ is all bark, no bite

Throughout “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,” I kept waiting for a moment. A crucial moment of exposition is for the primary characters to stop casting spells and have

The Dose: New ‘Arrival’ movie urges heavy discussions

By Amanda Dycus This past weekend, I tried to convince friends and family that “Arrival” is not a movie about aliens. It’s not very much like the novella it’s based