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  • Goths Prom at the Alexander Mansion
    September 17 at 11:25 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Here's what we captured Saturday night at Aubrey Metropulous Presents "A Formal Affair 'Prom at the Alexander mansion.'" Photos by Roderick Pullum

     
  • Flying the Rainbow High: Dallas Pride Parade 2018
    September 17 at 4:54 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Paraders packed the streets along Cedar Springs for the annual Dallas Pride Parade on Sunday. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • The Carters on the Run Tour
    September 11 at 11:34 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Jay-Z and Bey were at it again at the AT&T center. Brian Maschino was there to capture the crowds.

     

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  • Brewing Up Good Times
    September 10 at 1:46 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The Dallas Observer Brewfest brought together beer lovers and samples from more than 400 international breweries, local and craft brews. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • Chocolate, Chocolate Everywhere
    September 10 at 12 a.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Chocolate lovers came to the Fashion Industry Gallery this weekend for the Chocolate Festival held on Saturday. The event featured more than 70 vendors with sampling, shopping, demos, and lectures about the future of chocolate. It was a full day at…

     
  • UFC 228 Delivers Bloody Good Times in Dallas
    September 9 at 11:37 p.m. by Jack Gorman III

    The immense violence culminated as Tyrone Woodley defended the Welterweight Championship against Darren Till during UFC 228 at American Airlines Center on Saturday night. Blood continuously pattered across the octagon from the first fight of the…

     
  • Party on the Edge (of Texas)
    September 9 at 3:25 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Texas Monthly held its second annual Texas on the Edge event with the Finale Celebration at the Empire Room. The Finale Celebration featured food, art, music from Texans from all over the state. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Vigil for Botham Shem Jean Demands Action
    September 7 at 10:31 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Heavy gray storm clouds lingered over downtown Dallas on Friday night as about 150 people gathered in front of the Dallas Police Department headquarters for a vigil honoring Botham Shem Jean, 26, killed by an off-duty Dallas police officer after…

     
  • Best Nights Out—"Jamz Night Off" at Double Wide
    September 4 at 10:55 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Blake Ward's long running DJ night "Jamz" took a break from their regular programming in the spirit of labor day. Sunday night gave way to an event called "Jamz Night Off". The agenda was a mixed bag of goodness that featured burlesque performances…

     
  • Vintage Looks, Vintage Cars at the Invasion Car Show
    September 3 at 5:48 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Them was at it again, bringing one of the best car shows in Texas to Deep Ellum. Photos by Mike Brooks and Thomas Moore

     
  • Sweat and Punches: 1310 The Ticket Fight Night 2018
    August 31 at 1:25 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    Radio station 1310 The Ticket help their annual night of pugilistic buffoonery in the blessed air conditioning of the Bomb Factory. Lots of laughs and no one got killed. Big success. Photos by Mike Brooks

     
  • Working Out with Camp Gladiator
    August 27 at 3:41 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Dallasites joined Camp Gladiator in taking over Globe Life Park to work out together on August 25, 2018. Photos by Brian Mashino

     
  • Scenes From the Candlelight Vigil for Ashton Ness, 16-Month-Old Murder Victim
    August 24 at 1:32 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Shock and disbelief were still on the faces of many who gathered Aug. 23 in Lewisville for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Ashton Ness, a 16-month-old boy who police say was killed by his father, Blair on Aug. 19.

     
  • Last Day of Anime Fest
    August 21 at 6:33 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Anime fans and cosplayers alike rallied for the final day at Akon 2018 in downtown Dallas. Dressed to impress in every imaginable way, these aficionados for everything animated showed no sign of stopping. Representing characters from television,…

     
  • War Breaks Out in Deep Ellum, in a Good Way
    August 20 at 6:54 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    More than whistles got wet this weekend in Deep Ellum as the neighborhood held its Deep Ellum Water Balloon Wars, a soaking-wet benefit for the Foundation45 and the Deep Ellum Community Association. Water balloons, slides, dunking pools and more…

     
  • North Texas State Fair and Rodeo Breaks Out the Yee-Haw
    August 20 at 6:04 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The North Texas State Fair and Rodeo kicked off Friday in Denton, bringing a 9-day Texas-style party to Little D, complete with a carnival, professional and amateur rodeo, food, games and a slew of country music. The Observer was there for opening…

     
  • Blondes Versus Brunettes Powderpuff Football Game: Grit, Glory, Girls
    August 13 at 9:35 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    No rain could stop the blondes from tackling the brunettes at the annual BvB Dallas Powder-Puff Football Game, benefitting Alzheimer’s research and awareness, at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday night. The blondes went home champions, with funds going…

     
  • Muggles Become Magic at LeakyCon
    August 13 at 6:49 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Harry Potter Fans came out in droves to cosplay and trade all items and knowledge of the wizard world. LeakyCon 2018 took place at the Hyatt in Dallas for a three day event. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • BBQ: Low and Slow at Longhorn Ballroom
    August 13 at 12:37 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

    The Low and Slow BBQ Music Festival was held at the Longhorn Ballroom Saturday night in Dallas Texas. The night featured dishes served up by BBQ favorites like Bone Daddy's, Bet the House BBQ, Lakewood Smokehouse, and Smoky Rose. Live music kept…

     
  • Shaking for QuakeCon 2018
    August 12 at 9:23 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Hundreds gathered at the Gaylord Texan for a weekend of celebrating love for all things Quake and having LAN party plays in a stadium type setting. Photos by Brian Maschino

     

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