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Mavis Staples Brings her Powerful Voice to County Fair

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Two of the leading supporters and institutions of music in Dallas, the Old 97s and Homegrown Music & Arts Festival, have combined forces to once more bring to us County Fair. They have assembled a powerful lineup which includes Lucinda Williams, The Gordon Keith Band, The Jayhawks, and R&B legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples.

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Hypnotic Donuts – Quickly Becoming a Casa Linda Tradition

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Hypnotic Donuts is perhaps the kind of establishment one typically associates with the free-wheeling, hippy spirit of Portland, but we are glad to call the establishment o ur own here in Casa Linda. And there can be no doubt – here one can sample, marvel at, and relish some of the finest donuts and chicken biscuits anywhere in Dallas.   The donut has long held a special place in the American tradition. But it is not until recently that foodie types have given in to the much needed makeover.   No more the dubiously engineered sausage rolls, down with the ubiquitous repertoire of glazy sugar bombs, and out with…

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Saints & Sinners

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Adrian Evans is an established and respected figure in the inking world, and known for starting Elm Street Tattoo with Oliver Peck (former husband of Kat Von D and judge on the reality show Ink Master) before selling his percentage. He’s been tattooing in Dallas ever since, and has built up a reputation for imbuing his work with craft and creativity. Here Adrian and Beau Jennings talk shop at Saints & Sinners in the Bishop Arts District.   Saints & Sinners welcomed Adrian aboard in December 2015. @saintsandsinnersdallas

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