It's a Sunday in January, so that must mean it's time for the people of Dallas to not wear pants on public transport, as part of a nationwide day of refusing to conform to usual leg-covering conventions. Photographer Ed Steele tells us he kept his pants on, but we have no photographic evidence to prove this.
Friday January 10 saw the very best in NTX hip hop come together for one night only, in a very large wrestling ring, at the Granada Theater. Along with -topic, Sam Lao, Blue, The Misfit and headliners A.Dd+ was our photographer Mike Brooks.
Photographer Mike Brooks was our man on the scene to catch all of the opening night at new Greenville venue The Vagabond (3619 Greenville Avenue), with such stellar country acts as Joe Ely, Terry Allen and Butch Hancock. Read all about opening night here.
As awards season draws nearer and best-of-the-year lists keep rolling in, there's only one thing left to do: get excited about what comes next. Here are ten films you won't want to miss in 2014. By Calum Marsh
Sunday saw dozens of brave fools jump right into a pool of unheated water in East Dallas. There must be easier ways to raise money for charity, guys. RIGHT? GUYS?Photographer Danny Hurley was on the scene, and sensibly stayed dry.
Ace portrait photographer Danny Hurley went on many travels on our behalf this year, and he's put together 100 of his favorites of 2013. From the weird to the wonderful to the strange and mundane with everything else in between, it's an amazing selection.
Dallas' biggest EDM party took place last weekend, in Dallas Conference Center. The rave nation was out in force, with glowing things, furry stuff, and flesh on display as far as the eye could see. Photographer Ed Steele has been accepted as one of the rave kids now. He will never return.
Dallas nightclub Luxx has been open for one year, and what better way for a party venue to celebrate an anniversary than by throwing a giant party?! Roderick Pullum was on hand to capture the Dallas nightlife.
We here at your good old Dallas Observer had some amazing, groundbreaking cover stories this year. We also had the amazing cover art that makes us one of the brightest and zippiest presences on newsstands around the city. Check out some of the best art of the year, and the stories they related to.
It's a long-running joke that James Franco is a busy guy -- not just in the film industry, but it academia and the arts. Voice Film Critics have ranked James Franco's 2013 for you, the discerning, uhh, Franco-phile. Click on the link to read more about the project.
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