5 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The annual Dallas pride parade, which took place last Sunday, holds special significance for Lula Villa-Brown, a queer and non-binary identifying advocate for people who exist outside the mainstream, including queer and trans people, people o...
6 days ago | Openings and Closings
Alex Johnson is used to having the magic touch. A business owner in his early 20s, he'd enjoyed enough success in the real estate world to all but retire barely 10 years later. Still only 33, Johnson is out looking for a new challenge — which is w...
14 days ago | Film and TV
“Has God made you promises?” The judge is testing Renée Jeanne Falconetti’s Jeanne d'Arc, interrogating her direct line to God. It is an indelible scene from Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent French film, The Passion of Joan of Arc. Dallas filmmak...
21 days ago | Arts & Culture News
For the next four weeks, the Observer will highlight women who work behind the scenes as organizers, publicists, managers and activists to better the Dallas arts community. When Amber LaFrance says, "I’ve always been a hustler,” she...
29 days ago | Obituaries
Milton Morris, the founder of flea market Flea Harvey's and a supporter of many local artists, died Monday, Aug. 22, after a four-year battle with cancer. Many of his friends, including myself, were unaware that he was sick, learning only of his d...
1 month ago | Feature Stories
Dallas hip-hop owes a lot of the Brain Gang. The influential punk-rap group helped the scene move past its early 2000s ring-tone rap phase, and produced some of today's biggest names in DFW music: Blue, the Misfit, Sam Lao, Bobby Sessions and Dr. ...