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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!

A Look at Five of the Best Artists From RAW: Dallas Presents SPECTRUM

A Look at Five of the Best Artists From RAW: Dallas Presents SPECTRUM

Tweet If you missed the RAW Dallas event last Thursday, you missed a good one. The Lizard Lounge was packed out in support of local talent representing various art forms. Here’s my list of favorites from the show: First to take the stage and in my opinion the best musical performance of the night was [...]

Shakespeare Is Turning 450 And You’re Invited

Shakespeare Is Turning 450 And You’re Invited

Tweet “So wise so young, they say, do never live long.” Ah, Shakespeare. Indeed they don’t. But that doesn’t mean there’s no reason to celebrate the life of such a great bard as he. Join Shakespeare Dallas this Friday night at a party that’s sure to be more epic than a summer’s day. Not familiar [...]

Local Team, Meat Church, to appear on Season 5 of BBQ Pitmaster’s

Local Team, Meat Church, to appear on Season 5 of BBQ Pitmaster's

Before the turn of the New Year, a minor Twitter cowshit storm was brought about by Waxahachie resident, Matt Pittman. The reason was to get his competition team, Meat Church, on the upcoming season of BBQ Pitmaster’s. The $50,000 cash prize and an invite to the Kingsford competition doesn't hurt either.

CultureMap Extends Famed Tastemaker Awards to Dallas

CultureMap Extends Famed Tastemaker Awards to Dallas

Tweet If you’ve ever been to a CultureMap Dallas event, then you know that this is one magazine that can seriously throw down. Between birthday parties, young adult mixers and fashion events, CultureMap has their pulse on the best of what our city has to offer. And while a true Dallasite knows that there is [...]

Knife – New Restaurant from Chef John Tesar to Open Late-April

Knife - New Restaurant from Chef John Tesar to Open Late-April

Knife, the highly-anticipated modern steakhouse, by nationally acclaimed, James Beard-nominated and Bravo's "Top Chef" contestant Chef John Tesar exclusively for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, will open late-April in downtown Dallas on 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane. A reinvention of the steakhouse experience, Knife is Tesar's vision of what a contemporary steakhouse should be.

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

It’s Thursday, y’all. And you know what that means: it’s time to plan your weekend! But let me guess: you’ve been busy. These past few weeks have been insane. You’ve been working more than usual, your google calendar is triple booked, and you can barely even find the time to check facebook at work anymore. Worst of all? Your social life is suffering. It’s like, how do you even find the time to go out anymore?

Kid-Friendly Bracket Town Happens Downtown This Weekend – Win Tickets!

Kid-Friendly Bracket Town Happens Downtown This Weekend - Win Tickets!

Tweet Bracket Town presented by Capital One is the Ultimate Final Four Fan Fest, offering over 350,000 square feet of family-friendly activities. A budget-friendly, four-day indoor interactive event, Bracket Town targets basketball fans and fans of all NCAA sports by offering them a chance to meet legendary coaches and former college stars at exclusive autograph [...]

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

Get out your Christian Louboutins (and your checkbooks), this season’s Dallas benefits and galas calendar is bigger and more fabulous than ever. From hospitals to fine art, you can bet there is a fundraiser happening in your neighborhood right now. Each year, Dallas fundraisers seem to push the envelope featuring over-the-top décor, gourmet food, gossip-worthy celebrity sightings, flashy entertainment and one-of-a-kind art auctions; and this spring is no exception. So, are you ready to support a good cause while attending DFW’s most fabulous events?

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer’s Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

The Beer-Loving Aerospace Engineer's Guide to Big Texas Beer Fest 2014

Tweet Big Texas Beer Fest is back again in 2014 for the third straight year. It happens Saturday April 5th. Expect all of your local favorite breweries to be there, including: 903 Brewing (Sherman) Armadillo Ale Works (Denton) Cedar Creek Brewing (Seven Points) Cobra Brewing (Lewisville) NEW! Community Brewing (Dallas) Deep Ellum Brewing Company (Dallas) [...]

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

Announcing Big Texas Beer Fest 2014 in April

The Big Texas Beer Fest returns to Dallas’ Fair Park on April 5th after two highly successful events in 2012 and 2013. Named as Dallas Observer’s best beer festival two years in a row, and drawing more than 5,000 attendees last year, the event will be held in same location in Fair Park’s Automobile Building. This year’s event intends to attract nearly 100 breweries, believed to be the most of any Texas beer festival, including over 25 breweries from the state of Texas.