Caroline North is the music and culture editor at the Dallas Observer. She studied English at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, and in 2012 returned to her hometown of Dallas, where she spends her free time seeking out new places to roller skate and play pinball.
2 days ago | DFW Music News
Starfest's doom has seemed certain since news spread yesterday that the city of Plano had terminated its contract to lease Oak Point Park. Even if organizers were able to pull together a lineup last minute — missing contracts were the reason Plano...
3 days ago | DFW Music News
The city of Plano terminated its contract this morning with pop-up music festival Starfest, scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 8 at Oak Point Park, saying only that "the cancellation of this contract is in the best interest of the city and our com...
5 days ago | Books
Joe Tone announced just over two years ago that he was leaving his position as Dallas Observer's editor-in-chief to write a book about the drug war and horse racing. That book, Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels and the Borderland Dream, was re...
6 days ago | DFW Music News
At Globe Life Park, just a couple of hours before the first pitch of the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers game, musician and baseball enthusiast Jack White announced he and his partners in baseball bat company Warstic are opening their first brick...
9 days ago | DFW Music News
In December, we told you that musician Jack White has been making frequent trips to Dallas as lead investor and co-partner in a local company that makes designer baseball bats. So far his activities have been restricted to networking and a bit of ...
11 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Yesterday, Elm Street Tattoo unveiled a new, even more adrenaline-pumping way to get inked. The store has stocked a coin-operated vending machine with images of tattoos. It costs $100 for a turn, and whatever comes out is what you'll get. But you ...