30 days ago | Opera
Across the country, opera audiences are thinning. The old guard is getting older and youthful cans aren’t plunking down in the chairs. So while there’s something inherently bratty about saying “I would prefer this free thing over this other one,” ...
10 months ago | Arts & Culture News
I'm in a 20-year-long joint custody situation with Florida and Texas. So when Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings called Texas a "crazy state" that he would never visit, I knew he was just protecting his heart. Florida doth protest too much. These ...
1 year ago | Quiz
Even if you weren't a Tori Amos fan in the mid-to-late '90s, the odds are good that you knew a few of us who were. Our Kool-Aid dyed hair and witch-length skirts helped visually amplify our hormonal angst to the surrounding world. As did our noteb...
1 year ago | People Issue
In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 20 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Can Turkyilmaz. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. UNT professor Ruth West is showing m...
1 year ago | Film and TV
Aviation Cinemas staked its claim to Dallas' film circuit three years ago with the annual Oak Cliff Film Festival, and from the onset OCFF's programmers did things differently. A blend of old and new, the festival brings together the latest in exp...
2 years ago | Arts & Culture News
That's right, Crispin Glover wants to be your Valentine. Your favorite cinematic oddball spends two nights at Texas Theatre this weekend. Want more? Fine. How about a massive burlesque festival starring international talent? There's also art, a ro...