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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.

LeakyCon 2018 Needs You!

LeakyCon 2018 Needs You!

Still trying to find a way to attend LeakyCon? This international Harry Potter event will be coming to Dallas next month. Unfortunately tickets have been sold out for almost a year, but there is hope yet!

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

The Great Texas Balloon Race is a class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world. Considered by many of the pilots that compete at the Great Texas Balloon Race to be the best event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race has earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985. In 2013 Gregg County was proclaimed "The Balloon Race Capital of Texas" by the 83rd Texas Legislature.

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!

July 2018 Festivals: Movie Magic, Peachy Keen, French Fun And Soaring Balloons

July 2018 Festivals: Movie Magic, Peachy Keen, French Fun And Soaring Balloons

This month, choose from a peach festival in Weatherford, cinematic greatness in Dallas, or fly high in Longview. Parker County Peach Festival Tis the season for peaches! Enjoy the freshest peaches in Texas at the Parker County Peach Festival in downtown Weatherford. Enjoy over 200 art, craft, and activity vendors plus live entertainment. When: July […]

Pop The Cork! Truluck’s Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

Pop The Cork! Truluck's Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

  Truluck's opened their doors in Uptown in July 1998. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they are offering $20 bottles of Poema Cava bubbly the entire month of July. In addition, you'll find a brand new Happy Hour menu featuring half-priced specialty cocktails, reduced prices on the bar menu and live entertainment in the Truluck's […]

Boss Women Who Brunch brings Mimosas and Master Plans June 23rd

Boss Women Who Brunch brings Mimosas and Master Plans June 23rd

From the organization that brought you the Ultimate Vision Board event, Boss Women Who Brunch is back with key insights for the corporate women of the Metroplex. The debut event "Corporate Women Unite: How to 9 and Thrive in Corporate" encourages the 'Corporate Gal' community to come together for a day full of inspiration and […]

Digital Summit Dallas (Summer Edition) Happens this Monday – Discount Code & Giveaway!

Digital Summit Dallas (Summer Edition) Happens this Monday – Discount Code & Giveaway!

In case you missed our previous post, the new summer series presented by Digital Summit Dallas will be taking place this Monday. Everything: Content & Social is a full-day of content & social media marketing goodness featuring focused, highly tactical, trend-forward dives in two essential topic tracks – Content Marketing and Social Media Engagement/Effectiveness.

Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

On July 28, 2018, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will take place inside the Royal Affairs Ballroom in Lewisville, TX. Hosted by musician Daniel Dodd-Ellis, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will award change makers in the community while raising funds for JB Dondolo, Inc, a 501c3 non-profit which provides the simple, basic necessities to impoverished […]