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  • The People of Social Science: "Adult Night" at Perot Museum
    On Friday, January 23, the over-21 crowd got the chance to take over and geek out at Perot Museum's Social Science event, an adults-only booze-and-dinos party, where guests were free to learn in the best manner possible: while slightly-sorta-very-tipsy. Photographer Kathy Tran was on hand to...
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  • The Texas Rangers Fan Fest 2015
    On Saturday, January 24, baseball fans young and, well, well-seasoned, flocked to Globe Life Park in Arlington to hang out with their favorite Texas Rangers. From autograph sessions, Q&A, running the bases, and even visits with Alexi Ogando, Adam Rosales, and Michael Kirkman, the only thing...
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  • The Most Badass Street Art in Dallas
    From the intricate commissioned murals to the vibrant underground spray paint that tags Deep Ellum's walls, Dallas definitely has some serious street art going on. Photographer Kathy Tran hopped under overpasses and up on embankments to showcase the art of the mean Dallas streets.
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  • Protesters Picket "Stand With Prophet" Event in Garland
    On Saturday, January 17, thousands gathered in Garland to protest the “Stand With the Prophet in Honor and Respect” conference, hosted at the Curtis Culwell Center. The Chicago-based Muslim organization SoundVision held the conference, and stated their mission is to combat Islamophobia. Photos...
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  • The Pretty People of Artopia Dallas 2015
    On Saturday, January 17, the Dallas Observer held Artopia, our annual art-fashion-music party. Photographer Kathy Tran was on hand to capture all of the beautiful people -- and beautiful art -- of Artopia 2015.
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  • The Artopia 2015 After Party at Levu Dallas
    The Artopia 2015 party didn't end at the stroke of midnight; in fact, that little arts-fashion-music shindig took over Levu Lounge on Saturday, January 17, and kept things going until the early morning hours. Photographer Roderick Pullum was on hand to capture all the pretty people dancin' the...
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  • A Look Inside Artopia Dallas 2015
    Dallas arts, fashion and music collided on Saturday, January 17 at our yearly shindig, Artopia. Photographer Mike Brooks was on hand to capture some of the unique moments of Artopia 2015.
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  • The Booze and Babes of Speed Rack Dallas
    Booze and boobs took center stage at the Speed Rack competition at Live in Deep Ellum on Wednesday, January 14, but perhaps not in the way you're thinking. The venue hosted an all-female speed-bartending tournament to raise money for breast cancer charities, where expert bartenders whipped up a...
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  • 2015 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
    Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday, January 15 were the nominees in 23 other...
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  • PLUSH Nightclub Closes Its Doors
    PLUSH, the longstanding dance club in downtown Dallas, closed its doors for good on Monday, January 12, but not before throwing one last bash, The PLUSH Class Reunion. Nightclub patrons and members of the staff, both past and present, were on hand to wish farewell to the end of a PLUSH era....
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  • Pazz + Jop: The Top 50 Albums of 2014
    Long live the album cover! Here's a visual guide to 2014's best albums, as voted on by more than 600 music writers in this year's Pazz + Jop poll. (Pore over the results here: Here are the covers for the top 50 albums -- and here are the top singles of 2014.
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  • CMT Kickoff Fan Central 2015 in Dallas
    On Friday, January 9, the CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party opened with a bang at the Dallas Convention Center, where the first 6,000 fans were given a pass to check out the College Football Playoff Fan Central. There was also a concert by national acts like Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc,...
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