Jacob Reyes is an arts and culture intern for the Dallas Observer. At his alma mater, the University of Texas at Arlington, Reyes was the life and entertainment editor for the student publication The Shorthorn. His passion for writing and reporting includes covering underrepresented communities in the arts.
2 months ago | Shopping
Bree Clarke just wanted to support a local plant shop. Specifically, one owned by a person of color. What she found instead was that in the entire city of Dallas, she says, there were zero plant shops owned by Black women. For Clarke, that needed ...
2 months ago | Lists
As if 2020 weren't the worst year already, imagine the clock striking midnight on Jan. 1, and you have no one to celebrate with — not just because we’re in a pandemic, but because you’re single as hell, girl. That’s a different level of hurt, whet...
2 months ago | Things To Do
In a year that was tumultuous and tragic, there is a collective hope that 2021 will bring us all good fortune. Let us start with a New Year’s Eve celebration. While in previous years, we've aimed to out-drink and out-slut everyone we know with the...
2 months ago | Music History
There is a rather ignorant assumption in the world that within the last 25 or so years, only one modern-day Christmas song matters. Mariah Carey’s "All I Want for Christmas is You" is a pop masterpiece that further solidified Carey’s rightful plac...
2 months ago | DFW Music News
Country music trailblazer Charley Pride died Saturday at the age of 86 of complications of COVID-19. News of Pride's death was first announced through the singer’s website. Known for breaking systemic racial barriers in the country music industry,...
3 months ago | Arts & Culture News
The queer collective Third Space DFW wants to enhance LGBTQ voices, artistically and unapologetically, by developing a “queernormative” space. The Fort Worth art group, founded in 2019, has two exhibitions coming up this month: the virtual On...