In the months after Merci Mack’s murder, Dallas’s trans community has expanded its organizing efforts. Meanwhile, the Lege is set to consider expansion of the state’s protections against discrimination.
The University of Dallas professor is urging Republicans to build a post-Trump, big-tent, big-spending party that’s economically populist and socially conservative.
Holt’s partner, Trina Nishimura, who was the beverage director at the beloved ramen shop, shares their story with Texas Monthly.
In Dallas, the “Stop the Steal" events were more of a celebration than a wake.
Three years ago, Candace Valenzuela was a college counselor. Now, she’s hoping to ride anti-Trump sentiment in the Dallas suburbs to a seat in Congress where, if elected, she’d be the first Afro-Latina.
Mason, one of the most sought-after young composers in the country, has a new work set to premiere in November.
From its origins airing the banter of bored firefighters to its robust classical programming today, Dallas’s WRR-FM has filled an unusual niche on the airwaves for nearly a century.
One editor remembers his former boss as unreasonably demanding—and unafraid of investing in great journalism.
The actor, who grew up in the Dallas area, takes a leading role in the horror series adapted from the book of the same name.
A mainstay of Dallas queer nightlife, Sue Ellen's is thought to be one of about ten lesbian bars left in the U.S.
The removal of the statue is part of a larger reappraisal of the role of the Rangers in Texas history.
A month ago Philip Archibald was a frustrated small business owner locked inside his Dallas home. Now he commands a heavily armed network of anti-lockdown vigilantes, some with extremist leanings.
Students have found themselves celebrating milestones like prom, graduation, and Eagle Scout ceremonies virtually because of the pandemic.
Chad Stockslager has adapted the medium to include embarrassing anecdotes, ASMR, original songs, and unexpected moments in his bimonthly series.
Deep Vellum Books’s help line is about literature—but also life advice, horoscopes, and tough conversations.
The scrappy blog is one of the few remaining websites of its kind.
The Dallas County judge drew national acclaim for his Ebola response. The coronavirus is proving to be a bigger challenge.
Smaller March festivals in places like Denton and McAllen were meant to raise funds for asylum seekers at the border and bolster local music communities.
The beloved band released a song and an accompanying video this week.
The online sensation was a living symbol of at least one of these things.
It’s part of a bigger plan to make the North Texas city a destination.
Through strolls along pedestrian bridges and historically black neighborhoods, local historians are elevating black Dallasites’ stories.
The Butthole Surfers frontman’s book is a profane, hilarious, Texas-set romp.
After a national spotlight was cast on Emilia Flores’s coat donation program, an expletive-drenched letter arrives at her taqueria.
The local artist talks about finding her medium, what she’s unlearning, and being an ”emerging artist.”
A new Hollywood film, 'Ford v Ferrari,' sees Texan automobile developer Carroll Shelby in the driver’s seat.
For their last play together at Dallas's Second Thought Theatre, the actor-director duo took on a Texas Monthly-inspired story.
If ever an island paradise were represented in a single dish, this taqueria special might be it.
Dan Patrick, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz stood by at the president’s Thursday night rally in Dallas as he ridiculed them and claimed Hurricane Harvey made the state ”a fortune.”
The Dallas-based artist has collaborated with writer Shea Serrano on multiple ’New York Times’ best-sellers.
After reluctantly leaving past methods behind, the joint now serves some of the best brisket in Dallas.
Three Texas cities—and their respective tastes—appeared in the review service’s ”word clouds.”
What good is a law that promotes lawlessness?
The institution has changed its mission to also acknowledge traumas experienced by other groups.
The artist is advocating for a new investigation into the death of his cousin, which happened at the hands of Dallas Police.
Elmgreen & Dragset are back in Texas, this time with their first major U.S. museum exhibition.
A near-two year stint at Dallas's Belmont Hotel almost broke the country musician and gave way to his new album.
The national food magazine honored Big D for the ambition and international diversity of its culinary scene.
When you find school desks, sawdust, and pickle bars in a Texas joint, they owe a debt to what was once a Dallas lunchtime mainstay.
The Dallas native’s jazz statement ‘Love and Liberation’ is a call to action.
The Lubbock-born author reflects on her debut short story collection, ‘Black Light.’
The Dallas-based sculptor talks about what fuels her creativity, her favorite Texas hikes, and more.
A Houston man wants to know if our columnist would be happy in another of Texas's many wonderful locales.
The prolific avant-garde director, who died earlier this week, was an unparalleled innovator on North Texas stages.
The eccentric Texan billionaire and former two-time independent presidential candidate leaves an outsized legacy.
In a discussion with Texas Monthly last week, Johnson spoke about the crime woes, his intention to make data-driven decisions, plans for ethics reforms, and why Dallas needs to be more selfish in its regional partnerships.
Brian Clyde, who was killed at the Earl Cabell Federal Building on Monday, swam in the dark waters of internet troll culture.
Where to stay, shop, eat, drink, and explore its thriving arts and sports scenes.
Big-city prosecutors are now driving the conversation around mass incarceration, and some lawmakers and law enforcement officials just can’t abide that.
The giant of Texas basketball got the classiest of send-offs.