Alex Gonzalez has been a contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2018. He is a Dallas native whose work has appeared in Local Profile, MTV News and the Austin American-Statesman. He has eclectic taste in music and enjoys writing about art, food and culture.
6 days ago | DFW Music News
Dallas-based singer-songwriter Kevin Hawkins had an emotional transformation that started well before the pandemic. Over the course of five years, he wrote and recorded his debut album Mixed Emotions, which was released last fall. Through the 15 t...
10 days ago | DFW Music News
Joining the coveted ranks of Dallas artists who have gone viral on TikTok is singer Christi Lux. Her catchy new song “BEBE” has TikTokkers busting Latin-inspired moves to the reggaeton jam. While “BEBE” sounds like a love song, Lux insists that it...
11 days ago | First Look
Tucked away in the east end of the State Thomas neighborhood, the new Asian street food concept Anju recently opened. Owned by Michael Kim of One Esca Concepts, Anju offers a ...
14 days ago | Coronavirus
As we look back on a pandemic-long year, we are left to reflect on the many changes that disrupted our lives. The extra time alone has allowed us to reassess our priorities and, in particular, the type of people with whom we want to spend our time...
14 days ago | DFW Music News
As made evident with the mass popularity of K-pop and reggaeton, language is not a barrier in pop music. Artists and bands such as BTS and Bad Bunny, whose 2021 concert tickets are on resale for $18,000, are proving that fans can enjoy music regar...
18 days ago | Arts & Culture News
A new show from the Freeform network is about to become your latest television obsession. Filmed almost entirely in Dallas, Cruel Summer tells the story of Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt), a popular young blonde who goes missing one day, and Jeanette Tu...