Sarah Hepola

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    December 7, 2010

    Local Music 'Mericans: Cindy Chaffin

    Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Jason JanikCindy Chaffin​Once upon a time, Cindy Chaffin was the mastermind behind Texas Gigs, a blog and database that ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008

    Look, If Al Maysles Is Going to the Dallas Video Festival, So Should You

    As we mentioned yesterday, the Dallas Video Festival kicks off its 21st, um, festival tonight at 7 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station -- and, as always, founder Bart Weiss and his crack staff have assembled an eclectic, exciting lineup. It's truly a best-of-the-best this year, as Wei ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008

    Some Notes On Last Night's Carter Albrecht Memorial; Also: A Retrospective From Sarah Hepola

    Soon to be seen above Dada's entrance. Have to say I felt a little out of place at the Carter Albrecht memorial show at Club Dada last night. Don't get me wrong; it was an affecting, cathartic evening--even for me, someone who just said he felt out of place at the event--but I couldn't help but fee ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008


    Tom Sime stages a farewell comedy

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    December 21, 2007

    Why We Miss Sarah Hepola

    Hey, Grimes -- looks like another former Dallas Observer-er likes absinthe: Sarah Hepola. And not only does our ex-music editor write today about the Green Fairy for Salon, where she's now the deputy Life editor, she's also appears in a taste-testing video. Looks like Sarah's putting her Highland Pa ... More >>

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    September 4, 2007

    Beautiful Memories of a Beautiful Guy

    You really should stop what you're doing right now and read former Dallas Observer music editor Sarah Hepola's essay about Carter Albrecht. Because she perfectly captures the Carter everyone knew, even if they barely knew him at all: Around the time I moved to New York, Carter started playing with t ... More >>

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    May 4, 2006

    ...We Salute You

    Local kids get a lesson in rock

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    April 21, 2006
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    April 20, 2006
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    March 21, 2006

    Baby's First Blowjob

    This week at, former Observer music editor Sarah Hepola makes Rhett Miller say uncomfortable things about his son. He also indirectly calls Winona Ryder "cuckoo." For both of those reasons, Rhett, you might've won us back. -Sam Machkovech

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    February 23, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Time to nominate bands for the Dallas Observer Music Awards

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    July 7, 2005
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    June 23, 2005
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    June 9, 2005
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    June 2, 2005
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    May 19, 2005
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    March 31, 2005
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    March 17, 2005
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    February 24, 2005

    Dancin' Shoes

    Our judge gets down at the Ultra DJ competition

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    January 27, 2005

    Swing By

    A dance, dance revolution

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    January 13, 2005

    Top Cats

    This musical has nine lives

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    December 30, 2004

    Last Call

    In which we discuss the highs, the lows--and all the crap that came between

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    December 9, 2004

    A Blue Christmas

    The MAC's cool yule

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    December 9, 2004

    Rockin' Around

    Holiday gifts for the music lover in your life

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    December 2, 2004
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    November 25, 2004

    We Are the World

    Aiding AIDS through art

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    November 18, 2004

    Rodent Tales

    It's man vs. squirrel

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    November 11, 2004

    Twirl Girls

    Dallas' American beauties

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    November 4, 2004

    Country Time

    Behind the scenes at Fossil Rim

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    October 21, 2004

    Her Story

    Texas Ballet Theater dances the biography of Cleopatra

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    October 14, 2004


    Deflowered Not So Radiant*

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    October 7, 2004
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    September 30, 2004

    Jail House Rock

    Kitchen Dog's gritty Jesus

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    September 23, 2004

    Dog Gone

    Have a ball with the Corndog Festival

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    September 16, 2004

    Hit Parade

    Martice Enterprises' encore

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    September 9, 2004

    River Boats

    Paddle the Trinity

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    September 2, 2004

    Metro Retro

    An evening of wiener schnitzel and Fritz Lang

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    August 26, 2004

    Love and Marriage

    Robert and Jill have an Affair to remember

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    July 15, 2004

    Strike a Pose

    Get bendy at Bishop Arts Pilates/Yoga

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    June 24, 2004


    Extreme sports for Christians

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    May 20, 2004
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    April 15, 2004


    Snap of the imagination

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    March 18, 2004

    Kiss and Makeup

    Lone Star politicians work together

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    February 12, 2004

    Soc Hop

    A poem for Ponyboy

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    January 29, 2004


    More than snow and mountains

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    January 15, 2004
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    January 1, 2004

    Blast Back

    Grown-up kids share their childhood lessons

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    December 25, 2003

    Run Away

    This stallion gallops into the IMAX theater

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    December 11, 2003

    Decked Halls

    Christmas is all about the historically decorated homes

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    October 23, 2003
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