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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!

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 [...]

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 [...]