5/10: Phil Collins Remembers the Alamo

Plus culinary gridiron and insane clowns


THERE'S NO BASEMENT: Epic drummer, hit songwriter, and Alamo fanatic? Yes, it's true -- Phil Collins is a passionate collector of Alamo memorabilia and is even publishing a book on the Texas Revolution next year. You don't have to wait for the printing to hear about Collins' love for the old Spanish mission -- he is presenting a lecture at the Hall of State in Fair Park tonight at 6:30 p.m. VIP tickets are already sold out, but the website says there are still some limited general admission seating still available. Click here for tickets.

CULINARY KICK-OFF: We previewed some of the Taste of the NFL recipes and made it to the launch party. Now the time has come for the actual dinner part. First, Kent Rathbun, David Holben, Dean Fearing, Stephan Pyles, Sharon Hage, and Brian Olenjack have teamed up for tonight's 6:30 p.m. dinner at Abacus in Dallas. Tickets go for $125 a pop, but with that many local culinary luminaries on the bill, that sounds like a deal.

JUGGA-WHATS?: If you're not in the know about the Insane Clown Posse, then you owe it to yourself to do a little research on the act before you head to the 7 p.m. show at the Palladium Ballroom. Simply put, if you're not sporting Juggalo face paint, you're going to stick out like a sore thumb at this strange "Dark Carnival." Oh, and don't forget to see SNL's version of ICP's latest video below...

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