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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!

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.

INTERVIEW: Slytherin’s Scarlett Byrne Reflects On Her Role As Pansy Parkinson

INTERVIEW: Slytherin's Scarlett Byrne Reflects On Her Role As Pansy Parkinson

To many Harry Potter fans, the name Pansy Parkinson is held in contempt with the likes of Lucius Malfoy. Throughout her time at Hogwarts, Pansy continuously hurled insults at Harry and seemed to revel in making other students as miserable as possible. As a matter of fact, there is very little evidence in the books […]

America’s Favorite No-Maj, Dan Fogler, Visits With ILID

America's Favorite No-Maj, Dan Fogler, Visits With ILID

When Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them was initially announced, many Harry Potter fans were reasonably leery of the spinoff series. However, It did not take long after the film’s release before the new cast had successfully woven themselves into the wizarding world. Fantastic Beasts was able to differentiate itself from the original movies […]

INTERVIEW: Harry Potter’s “Perfect Percy” Discusses Wands, Food, and Guinea Pigs

INTERVIEW: Harry Potter's

The Weasley’s don’t exactly hold a prominent place in the wizarding society, but none seem to be as controversial as the infamous Percy Weasley. “Perfect Percy” is typically known for being an egocentric, power-hungry traitor to his family. Whether he is deserving of those everlasting titles is determined by whomever you talk to in the […]