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.
4 days ago | Music History
Turns out, Garth Brooks doesn’t have many friends in low places. During a press conference on Monday, the country star announced that he would be performing at Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20. The lineup of talent perfo...
9 days ago | DFW Music News
Some people will show up to the opening of an envelope. Such is the case, it appears, with Mark Sahady and Brandon Navom from Massachusetts, who were recently called out on social media for answering President Donald Trump’s call to the Capitol on...
17 days ago | Arts & Culture News
A new case of cultural appropriation is making headlines, and for once it has nothing to do with the Kardashian/Jenners. A Dallas company called The Mahjong Line has recently come under fire for releasing a line of mahjong sets that critics say “w...
20 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
2020 is over at last, and we have more than one thing to celebrate with the end of the yearr: The time has come to announce the winners of the 2020 Dallas Observer Music Awards. Traditionally, we celebrate our awards with a music showcase and a ba...
24 days ago | DFW Music News
On Dec. 23, Dallas police responded to a welfare check for Timothy Paul Allen and found the 65-year-old dead in the passenger seat of his car. Dallas police announced Allen’s cause of death, per the medical examiner, as “homicidal violence.” Allen...
1 month ago | Arts & Culture News
Every parent goes through one common, obligatory milestone: sitting through a school play. These are invariably universal experiences — you can count on being equally impressed and irritated by the preparing-for-showbiz lead actor, dreading the ba...