People

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!

INTERVIEW: Dallas Welcomes Gryffindor Alumni Luke Youngblood (aka Lee Jordan)

INTERVIEW: Dallas Welcomes Gryffindor Alumni Luke Youngblood (aka Lee Jordan)

Everyone’s favorite broadcaster (with maybe the exception of Slytherin students) is headed to Dallas for next month’s LeakyCon. Luke Youngblood, who portrays Lee Jordan in the Harry Potter film franchise, is scheduled to appear as a guest in the celebrity lineup.

AnimeFest brings Cos Play and Connections to Dallas August 17th-20th

AnimeFest brings Cos Play and Connections to Dallas August 17th-20th

AnimeFest is a convention for fans of anime, manga, games and other forms of pop-culture. As the name suggests, AnimeFest, is largely based around "anime" or Japanese animation. Its' primary motivation to educate the public about anime and the cultural aspects surrounding it. When formed back in 1992 the term "anime" was largely unknown. Many of the "cartoons" on TV were adaptations of Japanese TV shows and some began to realize this and seek more. A small, but rapidly growing fandom was emerging out of the science fiction/fantasy fandom.

INTERVIEW: Krum! Krum! Harry Potter’s Stan Yanevski Teases His LeakyCon Appearance

INTERVIEW: Krum! Krum! Harry Potter's Stan Yanevski Teases His LeakyCon Appearance

Believe it or not, it has been over two decades since the first Harry Potter novel was published and almost 17 years since the series first hit the big screen!

A Can’t Miss Digital Marketing Conference is Coming to Dallas Next Week

A Can’t Miss Digital Marketing Conference is Coming to Dallas Next Week

Digital marketing is the cornerstone of success for local businesses and brands today. Getting found online by consumers in their moment of need is essential. Local search, SEO, social media and mobile marketing are the inescapable driving forces! 2017 Rocks Digital Conference held at the Addison Conference Center on June 29-30, 2017. The Rocks Digital […]

Allen USA Celebration Electrifies June 30th

Allen USA Celebration Electrifies June 30th

After drawing a crowd of over 80,000 last year, the City of Allen has your summer covered by once again throwing DFW’s biggest summer party with Dallas’ best party bands! Keeping the tradition of being "First to the Fourth," the 2018 Market Street Allen USA Celebration will be held on the last Saturday in June, kicking off Independence Day festivities early with this year's annual event beginning at 4 p.m. on June 30th at Celebration Park in Allen. This fun, family-friendly celebration is free to attend and open to all ages, featuring two stages of live music, exciting new activity zones, the chance to meet another Cowboy wide receiver, diverse food selections and one of North Texas’ most exhilarating fireworks displays choreographed to contemporary and patriotic music.

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle cook-off competition brings the best brisket, chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and pinto beans to the table in an all-out battle for bragging rights to "the best BBQ in North Dallas."  The 1st 1000 people through the gate will have the opportunity to cast their vote for this year's "People's Choice" award! BBQ cook teams compete, you get to eat! BBQ, craft beer, car show, live bands, kids zone, fun and more - while supplies last - are included when you buy a ticket. Benefits Cafe Momentum and Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas.

INTERVIEW: Kerry Ingram’s Battle To The Iron Throne

INTERVIEW: Kerry Ingram’s Battle To The Iron Throne

The battle for the “Iron Throne” will finally be decided in the next season of Game of Thrones. Multiple families are preparing their final moves to see who will take control of Westeros. However, in the past seven seasons of the show many potential heirs have met their demise. Shireen Baratheon arguably met one of […]

Fiction With Soul – Local writer Cortina Jackson talks about the struggles and triumphs with writing her latest book “The Sounds of Silence Are The Loudest”

Fiction With Soul - Local writer Cortina Jackson talks about the struggles and triumphs with writing her latest book “The Sounds of Silence Are The Loudest”

  Cortina Jackson is the author of "On Earth, As It is In Hell" and her latest book "The Sounds of Silence Are The Loudest". Recently, ILiveInDallas.com spoke with Cortina about the struggles she had to face to overcome domestic violence in order to become an up and coming fiction writer from the Dallas area. […]

INTERVIEW: Aimee Richardson, aka Myrcella Baratheon, Brings Westeros To Dallas For Con Of Thrones

INTERVIEW: Aimee Richardson, aka Myrcella Baratheon, Brings Westeros To Dallas For Con Of Thrones

Game of Thrones has exploded in popularity since HBO first introduced the television series in 2011. In fact, it has become something of a cultural phenomenon among its large fan base. It is impossible to miss the flood of updates and memes on social media as the seasons progress. Eager fans were crushed last year […]

[INTERVIEW] Diamond Dallas Page: From The Ring To Wellbeing

[INTERVIEW] Diamond Dallas Page: From The Ring To Wellbeing

Wrestling rose to new heights in popularity during the 90s. The ring made names like Stone Cold, The Rock, Goldberg, or Undertaker common household names. In the midst of this era came an unlikely superstar, a middle age wrestler that had been tending to his nightclub only a few years prior. Page Falkinburg, better known […]