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NEW YORK — Six years ago, Matthew McConaughey was starring in a movie called "Surfer, Dude," a film about as good as its title implies. He played a shirtless surfer plunged into an existential crises when his good luck with waves runs out.
PARKER, Texas — J.R. Ewing is gone, but his presence still looms large on "Dallas" — along with the influence of the actor who made the conniving oilman one of television's most beloved characters.
NEW YORK — Traditionally, the American male was measured against the stoic hero who shook off all doubts, vanquished all foes and offered women a muscular shoulder to cry on.
FILE - This 1969 photo released by Paramount Pictures shows John Wayne in a scene from the movie "True Grit." In mid-20th century America, at least on the surface, there seemed to be an overwhelming consensus of what manhood was all about. The feminist movement that emerged in the 1960s fractured this consensus and fueled significant, though gradual, changes in many Americans' perceptions of gender roles and stereotypes. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, file)
FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006 file photo, Jim Gilbert rides his quarterhorse, April, as snow falls in Battle Creek, Mich. Gilbert, 61, who is gay, considers himself a lifelong cowboy - still competing in rodeos. He feels the film "Brokeback Mountain" tells the story of homosexual love in a way that will resonate with straight people everywhere. In mid-20th century America, at least on the surface, there seemed to be an overwhelming consensus of what manhood was all about. But in the half century since, gays as well as heterosexuals have played a role in the changing concepts of masculinity. (AP Photo/Scott Erskine)
After many years of curiosity and speculation as to what lies inside the confinements of a Mormon Temple, my guessing has ended. On Jan. 15, being a freelance community columnist, I was invited to participate in the pre-opening tour reserved for the media by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Former Chicago Bears player and coach Mike Ditka speaks to fans at Soldier Field as his No. 89 is retired during a halftime ceremony of an NFL football game between the Bears and Dallas Cowboys, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Chicago.
There will soon be a new museum around these parts: Scottsdale Museum of the West.
DALLAS — Dallas is a city that likes to do things big, but that doesn't mean you'll have to sell the ranch to have a good time here.
Country Thunder is preparing for a massive musical onslaught in the desert April 10-13, 2014. Jason Aldean, reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, will headline the Florence festival along with firecracker hit maker Miranda Lambert and family trio The Band Perry.
Check out pictures from the weekend's Western-themed celebration on Main Street.
Mesa Old West Days haven’t gone extinct, they’ve adapted. The annual affair is now called Mesa Old West Fest, and it’s set for Dec. 7.
Following the general trend in home décor, holiday trim and accessories this year are an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional colors and styles.
Looking to appeal to more than the rodeo crowd and needing to bridge the gap between the parade and rodeo, this year’s Gilbert Days features the Red, White and Blues Festival.
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
If the old-timey clothing and equipment at this weekend’s Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off don’t take you back in time, the food surely ought to.
It was my first real glimpse of Arizona that wasn’t through an airliner window. And even though over the years much of it has become obscured, I hope somehow it is preserved and removed to a place where it can continue to welcome wide-eyed and wondering children to their new home.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
Ultimate Imaginations has partnered with the Mesa Old West Days crew to give the long-running downtown event a facelift — and a new name.
Arizona State lost to Notre Dame, 37-34, at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas on Oct. 5, 2013.
Tommy Rees and Notre Dame felt right at home during another trip to South Bend South in Texas.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Kerry Taylor (18) gains yards as teammate Larry Fitzgerald blocks Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Vince Lombardi was quoted as saying “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.”