James D Smithey, Author at I Live In Dallas

James D SmitheyJames Smithey is a teacher at a local DFW high school, father, and proud Texas native. In addition to these titles, he could also be considered a "countrified geek". James has a strong passion for gaming, movies, reading, sports, the outdoors, and traveling. He also began a blog to document his travel adventures and celebrity interview transcripts. You can read more at: globalgeek.wordpress.com

INTERVIEW: Look out Santa, Rob Lake is Coming to Town

INTERVIEW: Look out Santa, Rob Lake is Coming to Town

Master illusionist Rob Lake will be bringing Christmas magic to Dallas, literally. Rob is arguably the world's top magician and has a stash of accolades to support this statement. In 2008, he was given the "Merlin Award", which is bestowed to the International Stage Magician of the Year.

Charlie Brown Headlines Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas 2019 [REVIEW]

Charlie Brown Headlines Gaylord Texan's Lone Star Christmas 2019 [REVIEW]

We may not have freezing temperatures in the forecast, but that hasn’t stopped the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine from bringing a frozen wonderland to North Texas. Tons of carved ice sculptures, tubing down snow covered lanes, and outdoor ice skating are just a small peek into what Lone Star Christmas has in store. We […]

[INTERVIEW] Cowabunga! Ft. Worth’s Kenn Scott Partakes In Some Turtle Talk

[INTERVIEW] Cowabunga! Ft. Worth's Kenn Scott Partakes In Some Turtle Talk

It is a well-known fact to fans of the franchise that the Ninja Turtles call New York City home. What many people might not know is that one of them has migrated to Texas. That’s right, Raphael is a resident of Fort Worth. While you won't find the mutant reptile in the sewers of Cowtown, […]

INTERVIEW: Avengers Star Lexi Rabe Visits DFW (And Yes, We Love Her 3,000)

INTERVIEW: Avengers Star Lexi Rabe Visits DFW (And Yes, We Love Her 3,000)

At seven year’s old, most children right now are busy looking forward to celebrating holiday breaks from school and getting to spend a bit of time at home. Most, but not all. Lexi Rabe is one of these exceptions.

Dallas Comic Show Returns This Weekend

Dallas Comic Show Returns This Weekend

Don’t miss this last chance to catch DFW’s final comic con of the year. Dallas Comic Show offers access to wide array of comic book material that is sure to please any hardcore fan and it has free parking! The convention has seen such success in past years that they decided to hold two shows […]

E.T. Returns and Doctor Sleep Shines at Texas Frightmare Weekend 2020

E.T. Returns and Doctor Sleep Shines at Texas Frightmare Weekend 2020

Here's Johnny! Residents of the Overlook Hotel will be appearing in Dallas for Texas Frightmare Weekend 2020. Cast members from Doctor Sleep, such as Henry Thomas, Kyliegh Curran, Zahn McClarnon, and Alexandra Essoe are among the growing guest list for TFW 2020. For those that do not keep up with current cinematic news, Doctor Sleep […]

Let Your Holiday Shopping Get Sidetracked at The Trains at NorthPark

Let Your Holiday Shopping Get Sidetracked at The Trains at NorthPark

Make plans to get sidetracked from your holiday shopping when The Trains at NorthPark returns Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 for a seven-week run through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

Tenacious D Delivers at The Bomb Factory

Tenacious D Delivers at The Bomb Factory

Earlier this month Kyle Gass and Jack Black brought the "D" to the Big D. Tenacious D held a sold out concert at The Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum. With such a dynamic duo and huge crowd, it was sure to be a concert to remember.

Sculptors Begin to Bring Charlie Brown to Life at the Gaylord Texan’s ICE! Exhibit

Sculptors Begin to Bring Charlie Brown to Life at the Gaylord Texan's ICE! Exhibit

Forty professional ice carvers have traveled across the globe from Harbin, China, to hand-carve Gaylord Texan’s magical ICE! exhibit featuring the classic story of A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles Schultz. It will take the artisans 30 days in total to carve the two-million-pound attraction, which will also feature six two-story tall ice slides, an […]

Rainbow Vomit is Taking Art to Halloween

Rainbow Vomit is Taking Art to Halloween

Join Rainbow Vomit for a special Halloween edition of “Night Mode” that will let visitors see the exhibit in a new light. Don your costumes, bring your camera, and join them for this unique experience on Halloween weekend!