Eva Raggio is the Dallas Observer's music and arts editor, a job she took after several years of writing about local culture and music for the paper. Eva supports the arts by rarely asking to be put on "the list" and always replies to emails, unless the word "pimp" makes up part of the artist's name.
5 days ago | DFW Music News
This past Friday, Bill Wisener, who owned the iconic Bill’s Records for over 40 years, died at age 75. Wisener was a venerable Dallas figure, a chain-smoking music connoisseur who had endless stories and meaningful pleasantries for customers. He d...
6 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The year just started, and it's already trash. We're not talking politics, but about the fact that we've already lost one precious thing this month: Friends. The NBC sitcom joined a long list of shows to depart Netflix, and in doing so, joined ano...
10 days ago | Openings and Closings
Earlier in December, a mysterious pyramid popped up in Arlington’s Globe Life Park parking lot. And while pyramids are all automatically mysterious, PY1 is a creation by Lune Rouge Entertainment, a production company founded by Cirque du Soleil cr...
20 days ago | Concerts
2019 was a great year in local music; it was a time when many of our favorite North Texas artists made national headlines — albeit some for better reasons than others. At the Observer, we tried to keep our eyes and ears at every local stage this y...
20 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Like we've been saying: while it felt like Dallas nearly collapsed this year with racial tensions and destructive tornadoes, there were also many great moments this year in local culture. From viral videos to cannabis laws to the best swingers clu...
1 month ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
You know what they say: It's an honor just to be nominated. And sometimes cliches stick around for a reason, as was the case with our 31st Dallas Observer Music Awards, which took place Tuesday night and weren't so much about the awards themselves...