Paige Skinner, music and culture editor, has written for the Dallas Observer since 2014.
3 days ago | Concert Reviews
Two people. One Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross concert. One owns two of Simpson's albums. The other didn't even know how Ashlee spelled her name, that she still sang or that she was married to someone other than Pete Wentz. Here is how the night wen...
7 days ago | Things To Do
Friday Alive, he’d be celebrating his 84th birthday this month. Dead, Elvis’ birthday bash continues with the look, the voice and the moves of tribute performer Kraig Parker, who has represented the King in more than 1,000 party, cruise ship, corp...
9 days ago | Things To Do
Wednesday Tiney Ricciardi, the beer editor at The Dallas Morning News’ GuideLive, has been doing the Lord’s work for years now, telling readers where to get the best beer. Now you can put a face to the name and ask Ricciardi all of your burning be...
10 days ago | Film and TV
Kim Gatlin might have been the last person to learn Good Christian Books is headed back to TV. Good Christian Bitches is a book Gatlin wrote in 2008 about a divorced woman who returns home to a wealthy Dallas suburb after spending years in go...
14 days ago | Things To Do
Friday Who knew? In the ’50s and ’60s, companies such as General Electric, Ford and Xerox were producing industrial musicals for their clients and employees featuring performers who would become stars — Chita Rivera, Bob Fosse, Florence Henderson....
16 days ago | Crime
In 2011, Dallas radio DJ Kitti Jones met singer R. Kelly at a concert after-party. She was 33 at the time. Kelly was about 44 and on his Love Letter Tour. In a six-part docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, that airs Jan. 3 on Lifetime, Jones details he...