Paige Skinner, music and culture editor, has written for the Dallas Observer since 2014.
2 days ago | Things To Do
Wednesday Clemantine Wamariya was 6 years old and her sister Claire was 15 when they fled the Rwandan genocide and were separated from their family in 1994. They finally made it to America in 2000, and Wamariya went on to write The Girl Who Smiled...
4 days ago | Dance
Former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Erica Wilkins wants to get paid. Wilkins is suing the Cowboys, according to the lawsuit, because she was not paid for all the hours she worked. This includes practices, training, rehearsals and filming for the CMT...
7 days ago | Things To Do
Friday The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is once again teaming up with conductor Jeff Tyzik to bring epic cinema scores to life. Expect the grandiose and the moving as the orchestra explores the most enduring works of Korngold, John Williams, John Bar...
10 days ago | Feature Stories
In 2013, an absurd video of a white man, purportedly an Iowa pastor, performing something he called "Rappin' for Jesus" went viral on YouTube. "My crew is big and it keeps getting bigger, that's cause Jesus Christ is my nigga," the ...
13 days ago | Things To Do
Friday The Dallas Mavericks had a terrible season on the court — and a worse one off it when a Sports Illustrated feature revealed the corporate work environment was rife with sexual harassment. But somehow, Dallas’ GOAT — greatest of all time — a...
16 days ago | Things To Do
Wednesday Five-time Grammy Award winner Shania Twain will forever be held up among the likes of other past queens of country music, such as Kitty Wells, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and Reba McEntire. She’s sold more than 100 million records, making...