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.
3 days ago | Lists
The holiest of all holidays, 420, is coming up sometime soon, but we couldn't tell you exactly in how many days. Some of us have been celebrating early — since last April 21, to be exact — so our sense of time is a bit warped. We did put our...
5 days 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...
7 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...
12 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...
18 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...
19 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...