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: Celebrity Stylist Charity Lewis Advocates for Fashion with Purpose

INTERVIEW: Celebrity Stylist Charity Lewis Advocates for Fashion with Purpose

Dallas-based celebrity and everyday stylist, Charity Lewis, advocates for fashion with intention throughout the Metroplex. Lewis created C.LewStyles to carry out this vision by providing high-end services to help individuals develop a confident style and assist local brands by spreading awareness of their designs. As a mother, wife, professional nurse and entrepreneur, she tailors each […]

Big Tex Celebrates His 132nd State Fair of Texas

Big Tex Celebrates His 132nd State Fair of Texas

Celebrating 132 years of tradition in the fall, the State Fair of Texas will return for another season of food, festivities, and family fun. Themed “CELEBRATING TEXAS INNOVATION,” this year’s exposition kicks off on Friday, September 28 in historic Fair Park. Adding to its annual offering of more than 100 free attractions, 70 Midway rides, and endless activities across the fairgrounds, the State Fair is excited to announce several new attractions lined up for the 2018 event.

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

A Taste of Germany in Historic Downtown McKinney! 

McKinney Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children’s activities and much more. The “bier garden” covers a total of 14 blocks throughout McKinney’s Historic Downtown square so you can enjoy all downtown McKinney has to offer with a German beer in one hand and a bratwurst in the other. McKinney Main Street, supporting sponsors and the shops in Historic Downtown McKinney will host nonstop activities in the heart of our great city.

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience is back for another round. On September 22, one of the world’s largest charity cocktail events—and Dallas’s most fun annual event—is popping up once more. This time, the festivities will take place at the Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum, where some of the best bartenders in DFW and around the world will showcase their talents by creating original bar concepts and themed menus.

Dallas Filmmaker Creates Double T Productions to Bring ‘Hollywood’ Film Industry to the Metroplex

Dallas Filmmaker Creates Double T Productions to Bring 'Hollywood' Film Industry to the Metroplex

Dallas-based producer, Timothy Talbott, is on a mission to put the Big D back in the sights of Hollywood-made motion picture filmmakers. He’s created a production and distribution company, Double T Productions, to accredit the potential of Dallas-based filming. He developed this passion project as a platform to create opportunities for local business and talent. […]

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest, this event features more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. Serving special “Oktoberfest” Bier along with incredible German culinary fare, the festival also includes a Marketplace, music, and kid-friendly options like rides, midway games, and more.

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. Each year thousands of people attend this family affair, which offers live music, the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, free games and activities for children, food and shopping.

Smoked BBQ Fest Dallas Curates Music and Food September 22nd

Smoked BBQ Fest Dallas Curates Music and Food September 22nd

SMOKED brings the best BBQ from the Lonestar State to the heart of downtown Dallas! Nineteen of the most celebrated BBQ joints from across the great state of Texas will be serving up their mouthwatering BBQ - all included with your ticket. Family-friendly fun can be had with the Trailer Park Olympics, armadillo races, a mechanical bull, and not to mention live music!

8th Annual BrewFest Boasts More than 500+ Craft Beers, Music, Food & More September 8th

8th Annual BrewFest Boasts More than 500+ Craft Beers, Music, Food & More September 8th

Dallas Observer's 8th Annual BrewFest presented by Whole Foods Market is back! One of Dallas’ first beer festivals returns to the Dallas Farmers Market on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Brewfest is an outdoor beer-sampling event and festival that will feature over 500+ local, international and craft beers, music, local food and more.

Mischief Managed: LeakyCon 2018 Review And Photos

Mischief Managed: LeakyCon 2018 Review And Photos

I can’t imagine that the Ministry of Magic is too pleased with the large number of wizards recently parading around downtown Dallas in front of muggles. This past weekend DFW hosted LeakyCon 2018, an annual Harry Potter themed convention.