Matthew Pineda is an arts and culture intern for the Dallas Observer. At the University of North Texas, Pineda was a versatile writing consultant for the university’s Writing Center and involved with local art, music and film production. His interests include covering underrepresented communities in the arts.
15 hours ago | Things To Do
Wednesday, April 14 Dynasty: The Peculiar Search for TotalityThis multimedia exhibition offers photography, poetry and history to tell the story of an African family’s journey to freedom. The stories of seven women will be conveyed, and ampli...
3 days ago | Lists
Whether we like to admit it or not, boy bands shaped the music industry and pop culture. The OG boy band, The Beatles, practically invented the “fangirl” prototype. While the Fab Four quickly matured into a rock band, they undoubtedly paved the wa...
8 days ago | Things To Do
Wednesday, April 7 Love & Kindness in the Time of Quarantine Theatre Three, one Dallas' oldest theaters, is hosting a unique online set that’s curated by actress and playwright Regina Taylor, who's best known for her roles in Jordan Peele’s Lo...
13 days ago | Lists
Lil Nas X made quite a statement this past week with his latest music video for his new single “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” in which he's seen pole-dancing his way down to Hell and giving the Devil a lap dance. In the aftermath of the controv...
15 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Normally, you should be able to maintain a safe distance from others while still enjoying the space to explore art — unless you're at the Louvre, of course, gawking at the "Mona Lisa." Lately, it seems many people's concept of distance and space i...
16 days ago | DFW Music News
Only one genre seems to befit the mindfuck caused by a trippy pandemic year: psychedelic. The genre has expanded within the last few years as artists explore different forms of psychedelic sounds within trap, trance, drill and more. This musical e...