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Installation of Red Panels to begin Saturday, April 25 at 10:00 am...more
The Dallas Park Board has approved a contract with the Oak Cliff Foundation confirming contributions of $68,000 for a new public art installation honoring Dallas natives and world-renowned blues musicians, Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan to stand at Kiest Park in Oak Cliff, near the brothers' childhood home....more
Two years after the launch of the nation's first free museum membership program, DMA Friends, the Dallas Museum of Art today announced that it has enrolled 100,000 Friends....more
Exhibition features works spanning 500 years of Western art. Featured artists include Francis Bacon, Georges Braque, Canaletto, Salvador Dalí, Edgar Degas, Francisco Goya, El Greco, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. Exhibition is a centerpiece of Meadows Museum's 50th Anniversary Celebration....more
A Masterpiece of Portraiture at the Start of the French Revolution, The Harp Lesson Goes on View April 14...more
Chef Tim Byres celebrates the tastes of Louisiana in the Lone Star State at the Second Annual Crawfish Festival...more
Streetcar travel between Oak Cliff and Downtown Dallas is back after a nearly 50 year absence, connecting a historic community via a state-of-the-art electric vehicle and a free ride....more
Some of the City's historical treasures will soon have a new home in a newly constructed vault two floors below City Hall....more
Free event will feature authors, performers and workshops...more
Gift to Orchestra to be Recognized by Naming of SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival...more
USA Volleyball is proud to announce that the Dallas Sports Commission and the City of Dallas will host the 2016 USA Volleyball Boys' Junior National Championships (BJNC) at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas....more
The Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden celebrates Earth Day on Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conjunction with The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)....more
Popular tourist destination, Witherspoon Distillery, has purchased a new home in the heart of Old Town Lewisville with an expected Grand Opening in fall of 2015....more
Saturday, March 28 from 10:30am to 1:30pm...more
Supported by TACA, the National Endowment for the Arts and The Ebby Halliday Companies Concert April 2, 2015 at Murchison Performing Arts Center on the University of North Texas Campus...more
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will host Artscape, a juried fine art show and sale on April 25 and 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....more
More than 60,000 eggs filled with candy, prizes and other goodies will be ready for the Dallas Park and Recreation Department's annual egg hunt....more
Monthly Walking Tours and "Spotlights" to Begin in March and April...more
The special exhibit, Baseball: America's Presidents, America's Pastime, explores American history through the close relationship between baseball and our Presidents....more
Dallas City FC announced today that the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau (Dallas CVB) has become the soccer club's signature sponsor....more
To celebrate the Easter holiday, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has planned a weekend full of exciting activities including music, festive treats, children's activities and a garden full of floral backdrops perfect for those Easter photos. Easter weekend is sponsored by Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate....more
To be Held in Dallas from June 29 - July 9...more
Prom dresses will be given away at MLK Jr. and Pleasant Grove Branches...more
Kalachandji's Hare Krishna Temple of Dallas, Texas, will conduct its annual "Jagannatha Ratha Yatra" Parade and Festival on Saturday, April 18th, 2015....more
Over 20,000 people in attendance making it the biggest Chinese New Year celebration in the southern United States...more
Women’s Professional Racing Team, Visit Dallas Cycling, Showcases Dallas as an Active, Outdoor City...more

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Canadian-born developer Jack Matthews, whose Matthews Southwest developed the city-owned Omni Dallas Hotel, has a story to tell....more
The Dallas Arboretum’s annual spring festival has been named as one of America's Best Spring Flower Festivals by Fodor’s Travel....more
When you think of Dallas, a salvo of images comes to mind: everything from rhinestones to rodeos—and that’s before we get to things like barbecue, belt buckles, and boots… Dallas always does it BIG. But what you might not know about Dallas is that it’s a city full of some pretty spectacular and inspiring architect...more
Why am I doing this? I ask myself every time it’s bitterly cold, or I’m on the trainer for hours, or I’m having a bad day, or I have to try another new saddle. When I signed the contract with Visit Dallas Cycling p/b Noise4Good—my first with a pro cycling team—I knew there would be times I’d regret it, but I also ...more
Considering it tops other cities in so many different ways, it's understandable that Dallas receives its share of hatred (aka jealousy) from other, lesser cities. Which is a shame, because if they knew better, they'd be taking the time to give thanks for Dallas, because without it, the world would be a lesser plac...more
Fort Worth-based developer Trademark Property Co. - which is overseeing the $100 million redevelopment of Victory Park- has signed its first wave of restaurants and retailers into the evolving neighborhood....more

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