Diverse

Dallas: a melting pot of cultures, religions and lifestyles.

Events in Diverse

Dallas is a richly diverse American city, a melting pot of cultures, religions and lifestyles. You can see the cross-pollination as well as the distinct uniqueness, all across town throughout the city's sights, sounds and happenings of all kinds. 

The vast and vibrant Arts Scene in Dallas houses the culture of many nations, whether framed on walls or placed on display, or bursting onto the street in live performances. You'll find the many cultures reflected in the incredible diversity of food to be found in Dallas, not to mention the music, as well as the many different places of worship, the history and its many historic landmarks, and the various urban lifestyles chosen by our residents. 

Here you can find rich veins of culture and celebration of the Black, Latin and Asian experiences, and the populations that make up our town. See our guide to Dallas Attractions of Black Culture to find dance and theater, arts and letters, museums and memorials, as well as Black Dallas tours, cultural centers and even a self-guided civil rights tour.

The Latin culture is inseparably a part of Texas and Dallas, both in its history and in its contemporary, living life. The richness of this culture is described in our guide to Latin Culture in Dallas, an index to our many pages celebrating its food, festivals, dance, theater, art and history.

Asian culture is reflected well in Dallas, as you can see in our Dallas Asian Community pages. With churches and temples of the world's elder beliefs, art that spans the millennia, and food, film and commerce that create the present moment, the gift of Asia to Dallas is greatly enjoyed and celebrated in this town.

The Legacy of the 1968 Kerner Commission Report
Sat - Dec 10

The Legacy of the 1968 Kerner Commission Report

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and the African American Museum, Dallas will jointly host community discussions on race, civil rights, policing and social justice in conjunction with the...

African American Museum

Woman, Life, Freedom: A Group Exhibition of Iranian Women Artists
Sat - Dec 10

Woman, Life, Freedom: A Group Exhibition of Iranian Women Artists

Since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the Islamic Republic has subjected their citizens to inhumane conditions. Gender apartheid, the unlawful seizure of people and goods, and mass state surveillance...

MAC, The Art Venues-Dallas

Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez
Sun - Dec 11

Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez

An evening of Mexican and American holiday favorites and seasonal songs performed by a 13 piece ensemble.

Majestic Theater

Maneskin Live In Concert
Tue - Dec 13

Maneskin Live In Concert

Italian glam rock band Maneskin will perform live at South Side Ballroom at Gilley's on Tue, Dec 13 at 8:00pm.

Gilley's Dallas

Black Nativity
Fri - Dec 16

Black Nativity

Directed by Bridget Moore In partnership with B MOORE DANCE December 1 – December 18, 2022. This hand-clapping, toe-tapping, finger-snapping theatrical wonderment, inspired by Langston...

Every 2 Weeks on Fri, Sat through Dec 18
Every 2 Weeks on Weekend Day through Dec 18

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

The Gospel Brunch w/ Le'Andria Johnson, Kelly Price, & Yolanda Adams
Sun - Dec 18

The Gospel Brunch w/ Le'Andria Johnson, Kelly Price, & Yolanda Adams

Dallas Southern Pride Presents: The Gospel Brunch Hosted By Kelly Price With Perfomances by Le'Andria Johnson & Yolanda Adams.

Fairmont Dallas

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Jan 6-15
Fri - Jan 06

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Jan 6-15

The Beauty of Ancient China Before Communism SHEN YUN'S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey. Featuring one of the world's most...

AT&T Performing Arts Center–Winspear Opera House

Les Bijoux Burlesque presents Atomic Frolic: Naughty New Year Burlesque
Sat - Jan 07

Les Bijoux Burlesque presents Atomic Frolic: Naughty New Year Burlesque

Les Bijoux Burlesque returns to the Kessler Theater stage for the annual Atomic Frolic Naughty New Year Burlesque Show. Starring Jessabelle Thunder (LA), hosted by Java, publisher of Bachelor Pad...

The Kessler

Community Book Discussion featuring Dr. Rolundus Rice, author of Hosea Williams: A Lifetime of Defiance and Protest
Sat - Jan 14

Community Book Discussion featuring Dr. Rolundus Rice, author of Hosea Williams: A Lifetime of Defiance and Protest

Dr. Rolundus R. Rice is the Chief Operating Officer of Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. He earned his M.A. from Alabama State University and his Ph.D. in History from Auburn University....

African American Museum

Pretty Woman - The Musical
Tue - Jan 24

Pretty Woman - The Musical

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on one of Hollywood's most beloved romantic stories of all time, springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director...

Music Hall at Fair Park

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26
Fri - Feb 24

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26

EXPERIENCE The Beauty of Ancient China Before Communism SHEN YUN'S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey. Featuring one of the...

AT&T Performing Arts Center–Winspear Opera House

Mendelssohn's “Lobgesang”
Thu - Mar 02

Mendelssohn's “Lobgesang”

PAUL MCCREESH conducts SUSANNA PHILLIPS soprano NICHOLAS PHAN tenor DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS PARRY Blest Pair of Sirens MENDELSSOHN Lobgesang (A Symphony Cantata) Paul McCreesh joins the DSO to...

Daily between Mar 2 and Mar 5

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Elle King - A-Freakin-Men Tour
Wed - Mar 22

Elle King - A-Freakin-Men Tour

Americana songstress Elle King has announced a major U.S. tour in early 2023 to support her next album 'Come Get Your Wife'. Her A-Freakin-Men Tour kicks off February 14th in New Orleans and...

The Factory in Deep Ellum

keshi - Hell & Back Tour
Sat - Apr 15

keshi - Hell & Back Tour

R&B producer keshi has announced a huge 2023 tour across North America behind his debut album 'Gabriel'. His Hell & Back Tour kicks off March 4th in Miami and stretches into April visiting...

South Side Ballroom

The Eldert Lofts
Thu - May 04

The Eldert Lofts

Agora Artists Presents The Eldert Lofts is an original movement-based work made in collaboration with local artists. The piece explores the stories of a community living in a small apartment...

Wyly Theatre

#Filtered
Thu - May 11

#Filtered

mixtamotus Presents Materializing out of mixatmotus' obsession with the human-machine relationship and social media, #Filtered explores the age-old idiom "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" in...

Wyly Theatre

Liszt & Ligeti
Fri - May 26

Liszt & Ligeti

JAIME MARTÍN conducts GEORGE LI piano LIGETI Concert Românesc für Orchester LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra BARTÓK Concerto for...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

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