The Southwest's "Premier Horror Convention," Texas Frightmare Weekend, was at the Hyatt Regency from May 4-6. Among the featured panels, which included Michael Madsen (of Kill Bill) a Q&A with Tombstone stars, was the always busy and interesting floor. More from the weekend on The Mixmaster
Pool party season was alive and well at Revive in Uptown as they hosted the "Seis Mayo" installment of Ripe Sunday's. Beats were provided by DJ Avi, Mishal, and John Michael.All photos by Roderick Pullum
Auditions to be the next Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader kicked off on Cinco De Mayo at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. These were preliminaries--semi-finals continued on Sunday, May 6 and will narrow down by May 18 and 19.See last year's auditions: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Auditions 2011Photos by...
AP Rhino and Paragon Entertainment hosted a Cinco De Mayo celebration after showing the Mayweather Vs. Cotto boxing match. Sounds were provided by guest DJ ATG.
All photos by Roderick Pullum
Scenes from Cinco De Mayo Burlesque (NSFW)
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