Friends of Unfair Park are aware of the Texas International Pop Fest--held during Labor Day Weekend, 1969. Tuesday, September 13, the festival was awarded with an Official Texas Historical Marker. In honor, see these exclusive photos of the weekend courtesy of Richard Hayner.
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Edward James Olmos was among the many panel guests at this year's Comic Con at the Richardson Civic Center (Saturday and Sunday). If you're new to the world of cons, you might not know that the costumes are the most-photo worthy events of the panels--check 'em out.
By Alexander Flores, Eli Luna.
It was really hot this month. Which meant some of the best parties and concerts in Dallas happened after-hours and were occasionally NSFW. These were the parties, with photos by Roderick Pullum, Kevin Todora, and Ray and Peter Lek.
Check out the other month-end photos: August 2010, The Month...
Thursday night's Air Sex competition put a host of bedroom proclivities and fantasies up onstage, from bovines to bondage, in a sex charades throwdown judged by the Dallas Comedy House's Amanda Austin and Clay Barton, former champ "Slut Truffle" and our own Andrea Grimes. Read Andrea Grimes Q&A...
Activist Andy Keller (Bag Monster!) began up a 45,000 plastic bag-installation-march the Dallas Farmers Market on Friday, August 27. The 45,000 bags were in display to represent how many plastics bags a "typical" individual uses over the course of their life. Read an interview with the Bag...
Meat Loaf has a propensity to dick around lately, as Pete pointed out in his interview with Mr. Loaf. Last night (Aug. 26) at the House of Blues, he wasn't messing around. He had Pearl open for him, who sported a guitarist from Anthrax. Read Meat Loaf's full interview in our in our print...
In an effort to promote Animal Rights and lowering that fat rate in Dallas, PETA took to the streets outside in lettuce bikinis to hand out meatless hot dogs. Read more coverage on Unfair Park.
All photos by Evan Clinton.
Photos by Mattie Stafford: Telephoned, Holy Ghost, and Chromeo at the Palladium in Dallas, August 26, 2010.
Photos by the Lek Brothers: The After-Party at the PM Lounge featuring Brooklyn duo Holy Ghost.
What a week. Between Heart on Monday night and Meat Loaf on Thursday, we might have to break out our Van Halen t-shirts and the Hall and Oates tapes. Billy Idol played the Palladium Ballroom August 24th.
All photos by Hal Samples.
This weekend marked 97.9 The Beat's sixth annual custom car show (Sunday, August 22) at the Dallas Convention Center. The event's headliners were Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Waka Flocka Flame, Plies, Bun B, Trina, Slim Thug, Dorrough and a sweet Skittles car.
All photos by Roderick Pullum