Paige Skinner, music and culture editor, has written for the Dallas Observer since 2014.
1 day ago | Things To Do
Friday Everybody’s a fan of something, and that means you’ll find something worthy of your fan love at the annual Dallas Fan Days convention at the Irving Convention Center. The annual, three-day convention celebrates everything that the modern fa...
2 days ago | Concerts
A few years ago, Heather Morgan wrote in her journal that she wanted to write a song that felt like her own story. Morgan, a Richardson native, moved to Nashville at a young age to pursue a career in songwriting. She has written songs for some of ...
3 days ago | Things To Do
Thursday It’s the spoooooookiest time of the year, and we aren’t talking about the midterm elections. It’s Halloween, and you’re tired of telling your kids you’ll take them to a haunted house. So instead you take them to Fright Fest, 2201 E. Road ...
4 days ago | Concerts
Last week, we announced the Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees and everyone was really happy and no one complained at all. The DOMAs, the big Dallas Observer-hosted music award show showcasing Dallas musicians, is the greatest party of the year...
4 days ago | Dance
It’s about 40 minutes after 7 p.m. and the Beyond Belief Dance Company dance moms are wondering where owner and director Justin Johnson is. “You know he always has to make an entrance,” one mom says to the other. Johnson is fashionably late to his...
8 days ago | Things To Do
Friday Neil Diamond’s songs have never needed anything to punch them up. If you’ve ever heard a bar full of last-call patrons slurring “Sweet Caroline,” you know this is true. Those tunes stand on their own. That said, putting a little orchestrati...