• The Joy of the Amazing Acro-cats
    January 18 at 10:50 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Herding cats, rats, a chicken, and a groundhog at the Texas Theater in Oak Cliff. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Asian Night Market Brings Yummy Food and Culture to the Bomb Factory
    January 13 at 10:19 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    On Sunday night, the Bomb Factory was alive with people, smells of delicious food and fun sights and sounds. Photographer Mike Brooks was there to capture it all.

  • The Free Man Shows Off Their New Stage
    January 8 at 11:04 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    On what was relatively a sleepy Saturday night by Deep Ellum standards, The Free Man was devoid of any NYE hangover. Eager to show off their new stage they featured their first major music offering of 2019 with a bill that included Remy Reilly with…


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  • A Punk Fest for the New Year
    January 7 at 12:06 p.m. by Roderick Pullum

    Saturday the Fabrication yard hosted New Years Punk Fest, an all day all night DIY show featuring nearly 20 bands. For several hours the entire block was filled with unapologetically loud, anti establishment, hardcore indie punk amidst a bevy of…

  • Beaming the Lights All Night: Night Two
    January 2 at 10:06 a.m. by Roderick Pullum

    At the finale of Lights All Night, Trap Star Gucci Mane gave a performance that showed why hip hop belongs at the festival every year. Excision's set sent the crowd into a perpetual state of frenzy with an array of innovative hardstyle, dubstep…

  • Deep Ellum Rings in the New Year 2019
    January 1 at 2:37 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    Yeah, it got a little crazy around midnight. What would you expect? Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Hot Times: First Night of Lights All Night 2018
    December 30 at 3:58 p.m. by Mikel Galicia

    The ninth edition of Lights All Night brought to Dallas some of the largest names in EDM like Diplo, Tiesto and Kaskade as well as hip-hop juggernaut Gucci Mane. With each passing year the festival continues to go bigger and bigger with its…

  • Peticolas Brewery Turns 7
    December 30 at 9:32 a.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    Cold weather didn’t keep Dallas locals from swarming to Peticolas Brewing Company for the bar’s 7th anniversary this Saturday. The event was held in two sessions, from 12 to 3 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m., with each session having around 375…

  • Deep Ellum's Got a New Unicorn (Dessert Bar)
    December 21 at 11:26 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Deep Ellum has a new sweet shop that layers on the magic (and frosting) thick. Tucked away in radiator alley next to chills 360, Magical Dessert Bar is the newest iteration of instagram-able treats that come in every color of the rainbow. With an…

  • Popping Up Fun at Holly Jolly
    December 21 at 3:05 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    People found time out of their busy schedule wrapping gifts and drinking eggnog to capture the moment at Holly Jolly at Waas Gallery, a new immersive photographic pop up. Basking in the glow of holiday themed neon, and dusted under a blanket of…

  • Some of the Best Home Holiday Light Displays in Dallas
    December 21 at 1:54 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Hannah Ridings photographed some of the best and fanciest holiday lights in Dallas. Many were in Highland Park.

  • Nothing Says Christmas like the Drag Queen Christmas Show
    December 21 at 1:05 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    Yes, believe it. The Naughty Tour celebrates in a very unique way. Photos by Mike Brooks

  • The Polyphonic Spree Christmas Show Beats All Other Christmas Shows
    December 16 at 11:58 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    The 2018 Polyphonic Spree Christmas Extravaganza was on Saturday, December 15 at the Majestic Theater. Something for everyone, especially the folks that clean up the confetti! Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Home (in Oak Cliff) for the Holidays
    December 10 at 10:45 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Take a peek inside some of the beautiful homes in the historic North Oak Cliff district of Winnetka Heights at the 32nd annual Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour. 

  • A Winter's Tale: The Shakespearean Market
    December 10 at 12:11 a.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    On Saturday, fans of Shakespeare and homemade artisan goods, enjoyed the winter's faire market in Dallas. Photos by Kelsey Shoemaker

  • Krampus Returns to Devour Denton
    December 5 at 9:38 p.m. by Ed Steele

    Unsatiated from the Krampuslauf in Deep Ellum, Krampus made his triumphant return to Denton in search of naughty children to eat. Ed Steele somehow returned from one of the Nine Circles to capture the carnage.

  • 2018 Dallas Observer Music Awards Show at Canton Hall
    December 5 at 1:36 a.m. by Mike Brooks

    The DOMAs turn 30!  With performances by Remy Reilly, PriMadonna, Yells at Eels, Loreli K, Becky Middleton, Jason Castro (the Band), Rosegarden Funeral Party, Cure For Paranoia and Wanz Dover everyone was a winner. Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Dallas Parades in the 2018 Christmas Season
    December 3 at 10:28 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Another year, another holiday parade! On Saturday, guests witnessed the 31st annual Dallas holiday parade and it was filled with holiday cheer. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Krampus Society Devours Deep Ellum
    December 3 at 9:04 p.m. by Ed Steele

    Krampusnacht came early to Deep Ellum this year, with hordes of Santa's dark companion taking to the street in search of misbehaved children to eat. Naughty Ed Steele was there to document the Krampuslauf; only his camera and these photos survived.

  • Showcasing the Music Awards, Part 2
    December 3 at 1:12 p.m. by Christopher Durbin

    Frankie Leonie, Monoculture, Remy Reilly, Rosegarden Funeral Party, Sub-Sahara, Upsetting and more round out the second part of the series. Photos by Christopher Durbin


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