Caroline North is the music and culture editor at the Dallas Observer. She studied English at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, and in 2012 returned to her hometown of Dallas, where she spends her free time seeking out new places to roller skate and play pinball.
14 hours ago | DFW Music News
Lukas Nelson, son of Willie, performed with his band, Promise of the Real, last week at House of Blues. His famous last name may the reason you attend one of his shows, but his talent is the reason you'll stay. His star wan't even dimmed when he s...
1 day ago | DFW Music News
If you were up late last night Googling that weird rash on your foot or reading conspiracy theories, you already know what we're about to tell you: Google Doodle is all about iconic Mexican-American pop singer Selena Quintanilla. Twenty-eight year...
9 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Last week, a giraffe was sent home from the petting zoo at the State Fair of Texas after several visitors documented its poor condition on Facebook. One woman, Stephanie Coon, posted a video Sunday, Oct. 1, showing the giraffe — which came from He...
9 days ago | DFW Music News
After Sound on Sound lost a major investor, talent buyer Graham Williams was forced to pull the plug on the second year of the Austin music festival just five weeks before 73 acts were scheduled to descend upon the Sherwood Forest. “We are extreme...
13 days ago | DFW Music News
An offer to audition for the role of Prince in a movie would be a dream come true for any funk aficionado, but when Dallas-based musician Ronnie Heart got the email, he didn't respond at first. A friend had seen an open call for actors by AMS Pict...
15 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
It's officially training season. Pre-sale for tickets to the 2017 Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase went on sale at 10 a.m. here, and the means it's time to start stretching. We all need to be in fighting shape so that come Dec. 2, we can keep...