Posts by Jason Roberts

The Oak Cliff Film Fest Returns!

In case you missed it last year, this is the official second installment of one of the coolest events found on the south side of the river. Not only are great films featured, but each of the festival’s locations spotlight some of Oak Cliff’s most historic sites, including El Sibil, home of artist Frank Reaugh…

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The Return of Bastille on Bishop!

It’s that time again to break out the baguettes, don your best berets, and celebrate Oak Cliff’s historic “La Reunion” French colony with the return of our epic Bastille on Bishop celebration! This time around, Go Oak Cliff is partnering with the Alliance Francaise de Dallas, the French American Chamber of Commerce, and the city of…

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Gearing up for Mardi Gras

We’re just about a month away from one of the most fun weekends in Oak Cliff!  Mardi Gras Oak Cliff started with just a parade 4 years ago, which used to draw a few thousand people. Now it is a full weekend of programming, and the little ol’ parade grew to a whole new level in 2011…

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A Night of Gothic Horror at the Texas Theatre

The Texas Theatre is hosting a very unique event to get you into the Halloween spirit. They’ll be showing two great silent horror films, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” (1919) and “Nosferatu” (1922). The films will be accompanied on the piano by Oak Cliff resident Robert Edwards. We spoke with Edwards about the event: GOC:…

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1920’s Jazz Party at The Texas Theatre!

The Texas Theatre is hosting a roaring ’20’s night of entertainment Saturday night, August 27th, at 8pm. Oak Cliff resident Robert Edwards will provide live piano accompaniment to a hilarious Buster Keaton silent comedy entitled “The Playhouse”, from 1921; it’s the story of a dreamy stagehand in a vaudeville theater (played by Keaton of course).…

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From Dijon with Love

It was an amazing night last night, with an estimated crowd of 3,000 people celebrating Bastille Day in Bishop Arts. This was the first year that we were able to celebrate with Dallas’s sister city in France, Dijon. Dijon’s Mayor broadcast the following message to all attendees prior to a re-broadcast we showed of their…

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