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This section is all about people doing things in Dallas, Texas, with articles and event announcements on local lectures, art/literary/business panels, and Q&A sessions with prominent authors, lecturers, and academics. This section is also home to the “Fascinating People from Dallas, Texas” series, which is a bi-monthly bio, and interview with a person from or living in Dallas bringing value to our city. Subscribe to our RSS or get updates directly via email using our subscribe page to learn about people from Dallas, Texas, doing cool things!

Tequila Dinner at Cantina Laredo

Tequila Dinner at Cantina Laredo

Evoking the flavors of a modern Mexico City cuisine, several Cantina Laredo locations in North Texas will host an exclusive four-course Tequila Dinner, featuring distinctive off-the-menu items paired with a featured tequila cocktail for $59.99 per person. The menu at each event includes: Huarache de Camaron y Chorizo; Cranberry Salad; Grouper topped with Alcachofas Vino [...]

Vitruvian Salsa Festival

The Vitruvian Salsa Festival takes over Vitruvian Park’s Amphitheater every Saturday night in August! Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy the live bands, DJs and Salsa Lessons with Luis Delgadillo from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Coolers are permitted; however, food and beverages will be available for purchase from gourmet food trucks.  A different band [...]

Pokémon GO One-Year Anniversary Party at the National Videogame Museum

The National Videogame Museum (NVM) in Frisco will host a Pokémon GO One-Year Anniversary Party on Thursday, July 6. Patrons are invited to visit the museum and celebrate the game. Activities include: Play Pokémon games throughout the museum; Pokémon Lures will be dropped all day to attract extra Pokémon to the museum; Guests under 18 with paid admission [...]

The Faces of Fan Expo Dallas 2017

The Faces of Fan Expo Dallas 2017

Heavy rains and parking conundrums were not enough to keep people away from this year's Fan Expo Dallas. People from the DFW area, as well as all over the country, came flooding into The Kay Bailey Hutchinson convention center to meet their favorite celebrities.

Jason David Frank Talks Power Rangers and New Endeavors at FXD17

Jason David Frank Talks Power Rangers and New Endeavors at FXD17

The new Power Rangers movie made a strong debut by earning over $65M on opening weekend. In an attempt to relive childhood memories, people of all ages rushed to the box office to get a taste of the nostalgia. Even though the film had a brand new cast for the leading roles, there were two original members that returned for a quick cameo. One of those actors was none other than the original Green Ranger, Jason David Frank.

Texas Native Sean Patrick Flanery Visits FXD17

Texas Native Sean Patrick Flanery Visits FXD17

This weekend I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down and talk with Sean Patrick Flanery at this year’s Fan Expo Dallas. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Sean, he is a native Texan that has been on the big screen since the 1990s.

Back to the Future’s Tom Wilson Talks Career, Art, and Life at FXD17

Back to the Future's Tom Wilson Talks Career, Art, and Life at FXD17

While hair bands may have dissipated since the 1980s, there are several cinematic productions that have withstood the test of time. Back to the Future is arguably one of the best products to have come out of this time period. The quotes and characters still reverberate in pop culture today. I was lucky enough to speak with Tom Wilson, AKA Biff Tannen, while I was at Fan Expo Dallas.

Cosmunity: An App to Upgrade the Fandom Experience

Cosmunity: An App to Upgrade the Fandom Experience

A new app has arrived just in time for the spring comic con season in Texas. Cosmunity is a new site (and accompanying mobile app) that allows people to take their cosplay capabilities to the next level. It is a unique experience that blends social networking, marketing, and allows followers to stay informed about related upcoming events.

Meet Stan Lee at Fan Expo Dallas 2017 – His Last Texas Public Appearance Ever

Meet Stan Lee at Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - His Last Texas Public Appearance Ever

This is no April Fools’ joke; it is about time to dust off those cosplay outfits and reserve your tickets to Fan Expo Dallas. The upcoming Expo will be held March 31 - April 2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas. While the dates are a little earlier than normal, they still can’t come soon enough for many of us.

22 Scenes from The Conservatory – An Uptown Eatery Offering the Perfect Power Lunch

22 Scenes from The Conservatory - An Uptown Eatery Offering the Perfect Power Lunch

Hotel Crescent Court is not only a hotel, but a special area of uptown for shopping, dining, wedding rehearsal dinners, wellness spas, and beauty. In-between uptown and the Hardwood District, the hotel is a stone's throw distance from the corporate offices of financial behemoths and luxury watch makers MoneyGram International and Rolex. Being a near the financial district they know they aren't just serving traveling dignitaries - local executives need to eat too. However, contrary to popular belief not all want stuffy and arrogant options for lunch. The Conservatory provides a great experience for those looking for an attractive, approachable, environment, a light lunch, and a friendly top notch staff.