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Much like the metroplex itself, Dallas events are bigger and better! Take a look at the official Dallas Events Calendar below to discover art exhibitions in the nation's largest arts district, annual festivals such as the State Fair of Texas, concerts, theatre performances, and more great things to do in Dallas. You can search by date, type of event, or both.

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09-17-2014

One-Day Events

Justin Nozuka

September 17, 2014
Granada Theater

Category: Music & Concerts

With his new album Ulysees, Toronto singer-songwriter Justin Nozuka crafts a world that fully explores the space and vibrancy that resonates within the purity of minimalism. There is a deeply-rooted calmness to Ulysees that echoes like a sustained note held through the 10 tracks of the album -- a natural grace tempered w... more

McFadden’s Addison Celebrates Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day: The Extreme Midget Wrestling Federation

September 17, 2014
McFadden's Addison
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Category: Music & Concerts

McFadden’s Addison Celebrates Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day The Extreme Midget Wrestling Federation Returns for an epic battle of pint-sized proportions! McFadden’s in Addison takes St. Patrick’s Day so seriously that they’ve created another “holiday” to prepare for it: Halfway t... more

Skyline Trapeze - Flying Trapeze Classes

March 08, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Skyline Trapeze Rig
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Category: Sports - Other

Skyline Trapeze, Dallas-Ft. Worth’s first flying trapeze rig, offers children and adults the opportunity to take a leap on the flying trapeze. Located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the trapeze rig boasts a view of the Dallas skyline and welcomes flyers and aerial arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. Groups for partie... more

Multi-Day Events

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Dallas

July 27, 2014 to July 26, 2015
Union Station
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Category: Children & Family

Turn Dallas into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. P... more

Art Exhibition: The Cycles of the Fig Tree - Carlos Cázares

September 11, 2014 to November 23, 2014
St. Matthew's Cathedral Justus Sundermann Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Carlos Cázares is a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and graphics. His works have been exhibited in galleries across the United States and Mexico. Through his art, Cázares seeks to expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impres... more

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Walking Tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

March 30, 2014 to March 30, 2015
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
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Category: Culinary

THE WEATHER WILL BE PERFECT when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We stop at many great restaurants/eateries including Eno's Pizza, Hunky's, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful history of Oa... more

CREATE Mixed-Media Retreat

September 17, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Night Hotel Dallas
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

In its first year, CREATE Texas brings together top mixed-media artist instructors from across the country to offer full-day and half-day workshops within 5 mixed media categories: Bookmaking & Art Journaling, Printmaking & Surface Design, Mixed Media Stitch, Collage & Assemblage, Mixed Media Jewelry. Partici... more

Decks in the House

October 30, 2013 to October 29, 2014
Sisu
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Category: Music & Concerts

Paul Parades will be playing his Paradise Live show every Wednesday at Sisu! more

ENCOUNTERS

September 10, 2014 to October 31, 2014
The Dallas Center for Architecture
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

With the support of SPAIN arts & culture, the official Spanish cultural program in the U.S., Madrid-based architecture firm luis vidal + architects (LVA) will bring its innovative architectural exhibition, ENCOUNTERS, to the Dallas Center for Architecture from September 10-October 31. ENCOUNTERS made its U.S. de... more

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings is a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Through historical photographs, documents, and films, it explores how the book burnings became a potent symbol in America’s battle against Nazism and why they continue to... more

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. Flight of the Butterflies 3D takes audiences on a journey through one of the most incredible migrations on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of monarch butterflies, the award-winn... more

Hard Rock Cafe LIVE MUSIC

May 07, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Hard Rock Cafe
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Category: Music & Concerts

The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas introduces LIVE Music Wednesday. Come on out every Wednesday night for local live music. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. more

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I

May 03, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I contemplates the life and work of the German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945). more

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style

July 19, 2014 to October 05, 2014
The George W. Bush Presidential Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style celebrates the fashion designer’s inspiring life and award-winning work, exploring Mr. de la Renta’s career from its origins to his most recent runway and red-carpet masterpieces. The special exhibition at the George W. Bush Presidential Center features more than 60 ga... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

April 25, 2014 to April 25, 2017

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Categories: General | JFK

Come relive history through the eyes of an 11 year old girl Patrica Hall. Take a step back in time at 1026 N Beckley Avenue see the room Lee Harvey Oswald lived in. Your guide will be the home owner as she narrates what happened that fatal day. More details are at the website. more

Pandas: The Journey Home 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 01, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

National Geographic Entertainment is proud to bring Pandas: The Journey Home to the world! Audiences will fall in love with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand the desperate plight of pandas in the wild. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Conservation Centre, to bring ... more

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

September 13, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Nasher Sculpture Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to present Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday thr... more

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa

August 16, 2013 to October 12, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa focuses on and celebrates the dyer's art from North and West Africa, including the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon. more

Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic

July 12, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Irving Arts Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Assembled by award-winning National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths, the exhibit features more than 50 photographs that cover the Society’s core mission areas: exploration, wildlife, cultures, science, and nature. more

Texas Has Talent II Open Mic Contest

July 23, 2014 to September 24, 2014
Azure

Category: Music & Concerts

Join us each and every Wednesday at Azure in Addison, TX for the Texas Has Talent Open Mic Contest. All Singers, Comedians, Musicians, and Spoken Word Artists will each have a chance to walk away with a $100 Weekly Grand Prize!!! The audience and our guest judges from talent agency ABC will determine the winner. Live Ba... more

Texas Has Talent. Open Mic Contest

July 02, 2014 to July 01, 2015
Azure

Category: General

Open Mic Contest (All musicians, singers, comedians, rappers, & spoken word artists welcome) - $100 Weekly Cash Prize. Hosted by Steve O. Happy Hour Specials 6-9pm - Go DJ Boladi & DJ Freeze. more

The Goss-Michael Foundation Presents Adam Ball ‘The Space Between’

September 04, 2014 to October 04, 2014
The Goss-Michael Foundation

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Goss-Michael Foundation presents The Space Between, a major solo show of new work from British artist Adam Ball. Curated by The Future Tense, the show opens to the public on Friday 5th September with the show continuing through October 4th, and will see the debut of a series of new and highly anticipated works across... more

Tomorrow Come Today

September 17, 2014 to October 11, 2014
Undermain Theater - Deep Ellum

Category: Theater & Dance

Undermain Theatre is thrilled to bring the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist’s Tomorrow Come Today to their home in Deep Ellum at 3200 Main Street. Tomorrow Come Today is a world premiere Science-Fiction drama set in a not-too-distant future where technological advances have enabled the wealthy to cheat death, t... more

09-18-2014

One-Day Events

Concerts at the Arboretum: Hunter Sullivan

Tonight's concert features Hunter Sullivan. Concert guests can bring their own picnic or purchase dinner from the popular food trucks such as Ruthie's Rolling Café, Cajun Tailgators, Easy Slider and So-Cal Tacos. No alcohol is sold on site, but attendees may bring their own. more

Remembering Officer J.D. Tippit

About 1:15 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963, duty placed Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit near the corner of Tenth and Patton Streets in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. Forty-five minutes after shots were fired at President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade in Dealey Plaza, Officer Tippit was shot and killed while que... more

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