Oak Cliff commemorated the 150th anniversary of the "Battle of Puebla" aka Cinco De Mayo. Photographer Stephen Masker was on the scene to capture the parade that marched down Jefferson.
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Featuring performances from Coco Lectric and Miss Viva Las Vegas Ruby Champagne, Viva Dallas Burlesque put on a Cinco De Mayo-themed performance at the Lakewood Theater on Friday, May 4th.
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Twin Peaks hosted the Dallas leg of their national bikini competition featuring some of their best girls from local franchise locations. Contestant Alyson Marie (photo 2) was the victor, and will go on to compete in the national competition.
All photos by Roderick Pullum
Put an egg on it. As we learned from our Cheap Bastard Guide, food problem solving becomes much easier when an egg is applied. In honor, we're championing the egg porn of the following dishes in Dallas. Photos by Catherine Downes | Sara Kerens
Rodeo, boots, Pat Green and wings: it was a authentic Texas weekend in Mesquite. The event was the 6th annual Real Texas Festival, which attractions' included Hooters National Qualifying Wing Eating Contest (the most wings you could eat in 10 minutes), the Mesquite Pro Rodeo Series, Pat Green...
Winston's Supperclub in Uptown hosted a blow out, dual birthday bash for the venue's co-owners Wade Smith of the Houston Texans and Adam Cleland. DJ Inzo provided the soundtrack, and Dallas Observer street team members Audrey Pena & Eva Raggio were along for the ride.
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On Friday, April 27, Kinki Lounge held their White Party (where Dallasites get dressed up in their best whites) in Dallas, featuring a live performance and DJ Set with Rev Run and DJ Rukus. Roderick Pullum was there to grab shots.
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The Hyatt Regency was, temporarily of course, Cybertron from April 27-28. The Transformers Fan Convention also acted as a Hall of Fame ceremony: writer Simon Furman and Chris Latta. Latta, who voiced 'Starscream,' got the award posthumously. Photos by Stephen Masker
Partychaser put on The Ultimate Taurus Birthday Bash at Ghostbar in Dallas, which featured 97.9 The Beat's radio personality DJ Kayotik. Roderick Pullum was there to capture the scene (all photos by Roderick).
We kicked off April with the protest at the Kwik Stop, and we'll end it somewhere around the upcoming Transformers' Fan Convention. Who knew. Our roving photographers will be there through it all, with dented lenses and tired hearts. These are their key shots from the month that was.