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How You Can Help Reverse the Decline of the Drive-In

April Wright’s documentary spotlights three North Texas drive-ins as part of a nationwide push to preserve moviegoing by the carload.
By Todd Jorgenson
Paul Slavens Ten Hand

Paul Slavens Cleans Up Well

The longtime North Texas musician and DJ has released his first new album in over a decade. And it might not have happened had he not landed a gig at a steakhouse.
Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Beneath the Lamar Street Sears

Long before Dallas came to know it as the South Side on Lamar apartment complex, the giant building on what is now Botham Jean Boulevard was a Sears warehouse. Its stories are there, beneath the structure.
By Tim Coursey
Gavin Delahunty

How the Dallas Art World Tried to Bury Its #MeToo Moment

Gavin Delahunty was a brash curator on the rise when the Dallas Museum of Art hired him. Three years later, he left his high-profile job amid allegations of inappropriate behavior with employees and wives of board members. So why do some of the city’s most powerful art patrons still want to work with him?
By Lauren Smart
Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Les Poissons

Reunion Tower can be a whimsical place once you get used to your new mode of travel.
By Mag Gabbert


Best Lists

The Best of Big D 2022

It’s time to celebrate the people, pickleball courts, pastries, pet boarders, paletas, cheesemongers, kids bookstores, barbershops, and plenty more that do Dallas proud.
By D Magazine Staff
Cris worley
Arts & Entertainment

What to Do: Cris Worley’s Guide to Dallas in August

Cris Worley, founder and curator of Cris Worley Fine Arts in the Design District, shares her top picks for August and beyond.
Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Fading In

On Jefferson Boulevard, Victor’s was the best place to get a fade. And everyone knew it: the quinceañera happening later in the day doesn’t mean the line for a haircut wouldn’t be there.
By Mike Soto
Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: Early Retirement

The Robocop producers gifted Dallas one of seven replicas of the suit. And who better to take ownership of it, all these decades later, than the recently retired man who had maintained City Hall since 1978.
By Blake Kimzey
Summer Fiction

Dallas Summer Reading Series: The Leaning Tree

The city and the state tried many times to erase the Freedman’s Cemetery, but Pearlie Mae Jenkins stayed until its history could be known again.
By Sanderia Faye