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Halloween Is Nearing, But True Fear Strikes DFW In 2019

Halloween Is Nearing, But True Fear Strikes DFW In 2019

Texas Frightmare Weekend couldn't wait for summer to end before leaking some of their 2019 celebrity guest list.

9th Annual Okrapalooza Mixes it up in Lakewood September 9th

9th Annual Okrapalooza Mixes it up in Lakewood September 9th

Okrapalooza 2018 will take place this year on September 9th at The Lot in East Dallas. This is the 9th year to bring together Dallas' top chefs together for a cook off for the best okra dishes. This event raises funds for community members to have access to quality, nutritious foods. There will be live music including the Mack Price and Mack Price, Jr., local beer, and great food including incredible okra tastings, and summer side dishes. This year's theme will be The Beatles! Come and experience one of the best food and music festivals in Dallas.

Dallas Fan Days 2018 Will Be Bringing A Sith Lord, Doctor, Vampire Slayer, And More!

Dallas Fan Days 2018 Will Be Bringing A Sith Lord, Doctor, Vampire Slayer, And More!

October will not only be ushering in fall to DFW, but it will also be bringing a wave of your favorite heroes and villains. Dallas Fan Days returns October 19-21 at the Irving Convention Center.

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.

August 2018 Festivals: Movies, Margaritas, Anime, Blues & BBQ

August 2018 Festivals: Movies, Margaritas, Anime, Blues & BBQ

This month, dive deep into anime fandom, sip a margarita, and learn the latest on video marketing in Dallas. You can also explore further when you get your grub and groove on with BBQ and Blues in Bedford or watch indie cinema in San Antonio.

LeakyCon 2019 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

LeakyCon 2019 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

Missed your chance to attend this year's LeakyCon? Unfortunately many people were unable to grab tickets to the 2018 event in Dallas. Tickets have been sold out for over half a year, and many of the VIP tickets sold out in the first few minutes that they were available. But in the words of Professor […]

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.