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  • 'The Gut' and the Glory: A Story in Photos
    December 6 at 4 a.m. by Danny Fulgencio

    Many racers play the street-car gig at Yello Belly Drag Strip, and their cars come in a variety of shapes and styles. Some look as if they roared to life out of a muscle car magazine. Some resemble the imported cars known as "rice burners" from…

     
  • The Tweed Rides Again!
    December 5 at 11:49 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The cold didn't keep these wooly tweed riders from enjoying a leisurely cruise through downtown Dallas to Fair Park on Sunday afternoon.

     
  • Krampus Society Invades Deep Ellum
    December 4 at 4:11 p.m. by Ed Steele

    The 3rd annual Krampus Society Walk included children and adults dressed as horned demons of all shapes and sizes who descended upon Witts End in Deep Ellum this weekend. The walk ended at The Nines, where Krampus suspension performers hung in the…

     

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  • 2016 DOMA Showcase Takes Over Deep Ellum
    December 4 at 10:38 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    With more than 50 bands spread across nine venues, all little more than a stone's throw away from one another, the DOMA showcase is the maximal night of local music of the year. From 6:40pm in the evening to 2am in the morning, the music runs…

     
  • Taryn Manning Turns the Tables at Townhouse
    December 3 at 3:15 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Orange Is The New Black star Taryn Manning stopped by the new Downtown Dallas nightclub, Townhouse, to man the turntables Friday night.

     
  • These Men Worked Their Magic at the Bomb Factory
    December 2 at 12:41 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Magic Men brought all of their tricks to the Bomb Factory on Thursday, December 1, 2016. All photos by Kathy Tran.

     
  • Our Critics’ Picks for Movies to See ASAP
    November 30 at 6:39 p.m. by Dallas Observer Staff

    Watching movies for a living is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it, and our film critics are up to the task. While they see plenty of stellar movies, they see some not-so-great ones, too. They've weeded through them all to give you their…

     
  • The Stars and Fans of Jingle Ball 2016
    November 30 at 1:52 p.m. by Rachel Parker

    Backstreet Boys, Fifth Harmony, Meghan Trainor and more perform at the 2016 KISS FM IHEARTRADIO Jingle Ball.

     
  • Outtakes from the Dallas Observer Music Awards Photo Shoots
    November 29 at 4 a.m. by Jason Janik

    This year, Dallas Observer deviated from our usual bar-meets-backdrop photography of lots and lots of musicians. Instead, we focused on a few bands we wanted to highlight this year. We took to the streets of Deep Ellum and had fun. All photos by…

     
  • Josey Records Celebrates an Alternate Black Friday
    November 28 at 3:33 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Amid the rabid display of consumerism known as Black Friday, a more mellow cerebral sect of customers converged upon Josey Records in North Dallas. Make no mistake the vinyl aficionado is without a doubt relentless in their pursuit of product.…

     
  • Railing Against Trump in Downtown Dallas
    November 28 at 10:03 a.m. by Brian Maschino

    Demonstrators with Resistance gathered at JFK Memorial Plaza to protest president-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration, as well as march together downtown in solidarity with the NoDAPL movement at Standing Rock, Black Lives Matter and…

     
  • The Nines Offers an Abnormal Break from Thanksgiving
    November 28 at 2:22 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Roxy Vyxsin, and Sabra Johnsin brought the seduction, the crowd in attendance brought the eccentricity. Those ingredients combined successfully to produce an interesting evening at The Nines Abnormal Formal: Great Escape party.

     
  • Witches and Fairies and Gypsies, Oh My!
    November 27 at 11:45 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Autumn brings the magic of witches, fairies and gypsies to the Dallas Arboretum over the weekend. All photos by Melissa Hennings.

     
  • Monday metal mayhem with Black Dahlia Murder, Napalm Death and Power Trip
    November 22 at 6:49 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    It's never too early in the week for a little headbanging.  Black Dahlia Murder, Napalm Death and Power Trip provided the soundtrack at the Gas Monkey Bar and Grill

     
  • The People, Places, and Things Touched by the JFK Assasination
    November 22 at 4 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    There are a lot of tragedies in the world and humans have short attention spans. The memory of one high-profile crime, natural disaster or mass shooting is quickly replaced by another, and we move on. And yet, even 53 years later, the murder of…

     
  • Alamo Drafthouse Flashes Back to the 1920s
    November 21 at 8:07 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    The bedazzled patrons of the Roaring 20'sparty showed up and showed off at the Roaring 20's party on Friday, November 19, 2016 at the Alamo Draft House. All photos by Kathy Tran.

     
  • Brewer's Ball Looks Inside Local Brew Scene
    November 20 at 5:49 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    NTX Beer Week hosted the 3rd Annual Brewers Ball on Friday, November 18th, 2016. The intimate event was held at the beautiful Omni Dallas Hotel this year. Brewers & owners from the most well known local & regional breweries were there to talk all…

     
  • Vice Palace Finishes Off the Year
    November 19 at 11 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    The final installment of the popular pop-up live music series, Vice Palace, took place Friday night at Dada. Badtwin, Cygnus, Def Rain, Felt & Fur, Jake Schrock, & Psychic Killers rounded out the bill, and the crowd invaded the stage for one last…

     
  • Bric's Block Party Brought In Wiz Khalifa, DRAM and Surprise Guests
    November 19 at 2:55 p.m. by Mikel Galicia

    Bric's Block Party on Friday night at The Bomb Factory promised headlining sets from two of hip-hop's biggest acts in Wiz Khalifa and D.R.A.M. but fans at the packed show were treated to many more surprise guests including Dallas' own Erykah Badu,…

     
  • Porn Stars Flash the Camera at AVN Nominations Party (NSFW)
    November 18 at 3:17 p.m. by Nate 'Igor' Smith

    The Avalon in Hollywood hosted the Nov. 17 nominations party for the 2017 AVN Awards, aka the Oscars of porn. The adult-industry-only event was hosted by Jessa Rhodes and featured a wild live performance by Ty Dolla $ign. Nominees will find out if…

     

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