Andrea Roberts

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Mayoral Candidates Go For Bike Ride. That May Not Be Enough to Get Voters to the Polls.

    Photos by Andrea RobertsClick to embiggen​Oh, right -- there's a runoff Saturday, or did you already forget? Apparently you did: Toni Pippins-Poole, Interim Dallas County Elections Administrator, tells Unfair Park this afternoon that as of Sunday, 15,451 people have cast their ballots in early vot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Quick! Be Part of Slow Living in Oak Cliff, ASAP.

    Sara KerensBikos don't bite. They bike. (Pictured: Jason and Andrea Roberts.)​If you're not presently a Cliffdweller, here's hoping you really like where you live before you read this week's feature, "Greener Acres," about the biking, gardening and quality-of-life-obsessed activists Jim Schutze ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Dallas Storms the Bastille in Oak Cliff, Leaving Organizers Très Suprised by Massive Turnout

    Jason Roberts, via FlickrEarly in the Bastille-stormingHere's hoping your relationship with Big Chief White Cloud, the god of parking, isn't just one of those Christmas-and-Easter things, because if you intended to get to last night's Bastille Day celebration in Oak Cliff's Bishop Arts District, hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Dude, Sweet Bike Rack! Or: Making Something Brand-New Out of Century-Old Rail Line.

    Andrea Roberts​What you see above is the new bike rack in front of Dude, Sweet Chocolate in the Bishop Arts District -- which I mention because, as Bike Friendly Oak Cliff points out this morning, it's made from 107-year-old streetcar rail. So it's, ya know, art. Writes Jason Roberts in the blurb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Something Mysterious is Cooking in Oak Cliff

    ​North Oak Cliff residents who earlier this year set up a temporary café as an example of how a livable community might look are making their vision more permanent with a new restaurant. The team behind the project - Jason and Andrea Roberts, Eric and Amy Cowan and Eno's founder Matt Spiller ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2010

    In Oak Cliff Today, the Kids Were Putting a Fresh Coat of Paint on Bishop Arts

    Nick Rallo​For all the talk of Oak Cliff becoming "the city's new leading edge," there's still much work to be done. Jason and Andrea Roberts -- organizers of the Oak Cliff Art Crawl, as well as Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and -- look around even the Bishop Arts District and see much work t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    At Kettle Art in Deep Ellum, Local Photogs to Display Their Windows to Our City

    Justin Terveen​Over on -- otherwise known as "the metropolis for dfw photog nerds" -- you'll find, what else, photos taken at Frank Campagna's Kettle Art in Deep Ellum. That's where, beginning tomorrow night, you'll find the exhibition 18 Photographs, featuring the work of such photogr ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Lovie Opening for Vagina Monologues

    Lovie will be the opening act for a special benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues. The UTD Rat PAC (their student performing arts collective) and the Galerstein's Women Center are presenting the play with proceeds benefiting Victims Outreach, an agency that provides services for battered wome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Friends with Benefits

    Yeah, yeah, so we're a little late with this; never you mind that. What's more important is that two benefit concerts last weekend proved it's possible for totally different artistic scenes to come together for the sake of a great show, if you just tack the words "benefit" or "fundraiser" to the nam ... More >>

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Open Secret

    Art Conspiracists try to establish a new Utopia

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2006

    Drinking on the Blog

    Since many of you probably spent your daily four-hour YouTube stint watching Chuck Norris read his own facts, you may have missed the first-ever Happy Bullets music video. "Drinking on the Job" features bassist Andrea Roberts puking Post-It notes after a long day of swigging the sauce at work. If an ... More >>

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    As if the Combo wasn't Brave enough, now they have a symphony to contend with

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Local friends of Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown pay tribute to the late musical legend

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    Army of Two

    The Tah-Dahs and The Happy Bullets are such a cute couple