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  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Brooke Humphries: Dance Mogul, Dallas Music Lover, NASCAR Fan

    We've looked in on Brooke Humphries before, and we'll probably do it again, but we wanted to check in with her from an angle of local support this time. Humphries, in addition to owning stakes in both Barcadia locations, Beauty Bar, It'll Do Dance Club and new coffee joint Mudsmith, also owns half ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Brooke Humphries: The Party Starter

    In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Mark Graham. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. Brooke Humphries is standing outside the entrance of It'll Do Club on Elm Street a few week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 39: DJ Erik Thoresen

    ​Erik Thoresen was committed to the daily grind, spending his days working at a bank, while many of his friends were spending theirs preparing DJ sets for long nights in the clubs around town. Then a series of events threw him for a loop -- he lost his job, moved to Miami, and then moved back to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 28: DJ Hunter Vaughan

    ​Three years ago, Hunter Vaughan was just your average 17-year-old raver who frequented Dallas' nightclubs (when permitted inside) with the sole objective of having a good time. As Vaughan became more aware of the scene around him, though, he started keeping his eyes and ears out for local residen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 17: DJ Left/Right

    ​From spinning at a 7th grade dance to numerous shows around town and now a deal with Swedish label Sound Of Habib, Dallas DJ and producer Left/Right's passion for electronic music has carried him far in the last decade."I also am serious about creating original music and steady, charting releases ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Kickin' It In Aisle Five

    We didn't get the budget for a DOMA documentary, so here's a quick behind-the-scenes rundown instead

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Back-to-back DJ nights in Dallas will make you say, "Word up!"

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    Everybody wants to be a DJ. These guys actually are.

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    The straight dope

    Playing it safe is all the rave for kids seeking peace, love, and ecstasy