13 days ago | Arts & Culture News
From June 16 to 19, the Oak Cliff Film Festival returns for the fifth time to offer up a curated hotlist of screenings, panels and interactive to-dos. The fest’s organizers just released this year’s fully cooked schedule, so slide your gaze s...
5 months ago | Don't Watch That, Watch This
Star Wars has warmed up box offices hotter than a Tatooine summer, and fans are going back to relive The Force Awakens experience to the fevered tune of 1.39 billion in global sales. As the film continues to dominate theaters with spaceship cameos...
7 months 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,” ...
1 year 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 ...
2 years 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...
2 years 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...