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How I Survived Dallas Comic Con 2014

How I Survived Dallas Comic Con 2014

Sunday, I was up with the sun and vitamin B-12 was coursing through my veins. I'm was sitting on the Orange Line Dart Rail on my way to West End Station, as I prepared myself psychologically. This was my first time covering Dallas Comic Con, but my second time attending the convention.

Czech, Ch-Czech It Out: The National Polka Festival Kicks Off This Friday

Czech, Ch-Czech It Out: The National Polka Festival Kicks Off This Friday

Could we possibly get through an article about polka without using a Czech pun or three? The answer is no. Need a reason to Czech out something different this Memorial Day Weekend? The answer is yes, and involves kolaches. The National Polka Festival kicks off this Friday through Sunday in Ennis, Texas.

What Happened at the 37th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival Last Weekend?

What Happened at the 37th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival Last Weekend?

The weather is always good when you come to Fair Park and I'm was in high spirits. The 37th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival had a lot going for it. Live music. A expansive selection of vendors to choose from. A new location. And several opportunities to meet new friends who love rock and roll as much as you do. At least, that was what they were going for that weekend.

Suburbia’s Epic Weekend + Exclusive Interview with Performing Artist Meg Myers

Suburbia’s Epic Weekend + Exclusive Interview with Performing Artist Meg Myers

Check out a recap of Plano's newest music festival, plus, an exclusive interview with an artist that performed there.

Geek is the New Chic: Dallas ComicCon 2014 to Bring Out the “Cool Kids” May 16th – 18th

Geek is the New Chic: Dallas ComicCon 2014 to Bring Out the

It's hard out there to be a geek. You're running from bullies, you're intimidated by the opposite sex, and though you are the smartest person in room, it sure doesn't get you invited into a lot of parties or new Facebook friend requests. So what's a North Texas Geek to do?

Have a Margarita or 30 at the Third Annual Margarita Meltdown

Have a Margarita or 30 at the Third Annual Margarita Meltdown

Duh dun da da da da dun dun…tequilaaaaa. That’s the theme of one of the tangiest, tipsiest (yes, it's a word) events this year. Dallas folk, prepare your livers for this years Margarita Meltdown.

Dallas International Guitar Festival Happens in Fair Park This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Dallas International Guitar Festival Happens in Fair Park This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

I've got a question for you. Are you ready to rock, Dallas? I'm serious, are you ready to rock?! Because I know, that you know it's about to happen. Come one and come all to the 37th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival at Fair Park starting tomorrow (Friday). DIGF is the only place where musicians, music fanatics, music collectors, and music legends come together for one weekend in Dallas and the love of the guitar string.

Get Out of the Doghouse This Weekend at Dog Bowl in Fair Park

Get Out of the Doghouse This Weekend at Dog Bowl in Fair Park

Take pooch portraits and let Fido splash around while you sip a beer this weekend at the Dog Bowl in Fair Park.

Culinary and Musical Superstars Prepare for Addison’s Fork & Cork Festival

Culinary and Musical Superstars Prepare for Addison’s Fork & Cork Festival

Tweet If you live in the heart of Dallas, you may not tend to travel to Addison for much more than boots of beer at Oktoberfest. Little did you know, Addison is home to more than 170 restaurants in just 4.3 square miles, making it one of the most unique culinary destinations in the United [...]

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 [...]