Raven Jordan is a music and culture intern for the Dallas Observer. At the University of North Texas, Jordan wrote for the arts and culture section of the North Texas Daily student paper. She enjoys writing about race and social justice, pop culture and local events.
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...
2 days ago | Music History
On April 9, the world lost rough-voiced rapper DMX. He was 50. Born Earl Simmons, he claimed his spot in hip-hop around the world in the 1990s and early 2000s with hits such as "Slippin'" and "Ruff Ryders' Anthem." The rapper had reportedly suffer...
3 days ago | Concerts
Think you’ve seen all the outdoor concerts that you need and if you’ve heard one you’ve heard them all? Well, you’re wrong if you haven’t witnessed Covert Concerts in Mineral Wells. To be fair, with a name like "Covert," it's no wonder it seems li...
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...
14 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The COVID-19 outbreak erupted into more than one type of pandemic, as violence against Asian Americans rose and the coronavirus became an excuse for open racism and xenophobia. Now, businesses, colleges and organizations in Dallas are startin...
16 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Larry McMurtry was regularly seen out and about in his hometown Archer City, 25 miles southwest of Wichita Falls. He was easily recognizable in his usual ensemble: jeans, a Dr Pepper polo and an air of humility. He didn’t see himself as a st...