Jun 19 3:01 pm RT @DallasMuseumArt: Dive in to fun with #free family activities all summer long! https://t.co/1WmVYe0ivI #DMAsummer https://t.co/P8fwD9Em1T
Jun 19 2:47 pm #Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865.
Jun 18 11:30 pm RT @BruceWoodDance: This gorgeous image is from Joy Bollinger's "Carved in Stone". Tonight is your last chance to see this amazing... https…
"Businesses want workers who have the ability to think, the ability to write, the ability to understand the cultural or historical context of whatever business decision they’re making.”
Set sail and find your sea legs at the Crow Collection of Asian Art during their free family day, Adventure Asia: Don't Play Koi with Me!
"The park always has something going on, whether it be dancing, festivals, yoga – almost anything that happens there is worth the ‘gram."
"He was totally willing to butt heads with power,” says Barry, who will share the stage with Groening at the Winspear Opera House on Wednesday, June 29, for their touring lecture “Love, Hate & Comics: The Friendship that Would Not Die.”
"In his nearly 40 years working for The Times, Mr. Cunningham operated both as a dedicated chronicler of fashion and as an unlikely cultural anthropologist, one who used the changing dress habits of the people he photographed to chart the broader shift away from formality and toward something more diffuse and individualistic." -The New York Times
"This year, the TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund will award $70,000 to the Bruce Wood Dance Project for a work exploring the refugee experience with award-winning composer Joseph Thalkan. And Dallas Black Dance Theatre will receive $30,000 to mount a new ballet paying tribute to legendary African American dancers and choreographers from the past century."
The one and only Dwight Yoakam performs tonight at Strauss Square!
"Craig Hall has always been a dynamic leader in creative partnering. This model of having the Arts District venues benefit from dining at my restaurant in Hall Arts is perhaps his most creative to date," said Pyles.
Live from the Winspear Opera House with Beauty and the Beast on tour!
"Nine massive neck vertebrae discovered at Big Bend National Park and world's only example of a reconstructed Alamosaurus skeleton are permanently exhibited at Dallas' Perot Museum of Nature and Science."
"Their new show features all of the Monkees hits, plus an intimate acoustic set and solo spots for each of the singers. This evening with The Monkees is sure to please every fan of the band." June 28 | 8 PM
"Brown found his passion for dance at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in the Dallas Insependent School District. During that time, he was also a member of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre Allegro Performing Ensemble where he received weekly dance training and ongoing performing experience."
In conjunction with World Refugee Awarness Day, hear about Vinh Chung’s powerful and poignant memoir tonight at the DMA. Where the Wind Leads follows Vinh and his family on their desperate journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks on a lawless sea, to a miraculous rescue by a World Vision boat and a new home in the unlikely town of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
On #Juneteenth June 19, 1937 Mississippi bluesman Robert Johnson turned up at 508 Park Ave in Downtown Dallas, recording some of his most iconic tracks including 'Love in Vain' and 'Hellhound on My Trail' — heard here in the space he recorded in 79 years ago.
"Penn’s black-and-white portrait of Truman Capote inspired a trip down memory lane. For those of a certain age, drawn to journalism as a calling, Capote was nothing less than a hero for having crafted a fine and powerful masterpiece, In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences, published in 1965."
Happy Father's Day and 151st celebration of #Juneteenth!
Martin Luther King, Jr. with father and son. Richard Avedon | 1963
"From the poetic to the primordial to Cole Porter, the Bruce Wood Dance Project opened its sixth season Friday with an eclectic program that highlighted its late founder’s proclivity for new work. A second performance is scheduled for Saturday night." -The Dallas Morning News
Summer Block Party's puttin' on the ritz and #free swinging 'til midnight tonight!
Summer Block Party | Tonight | Dallas Arts District
"It is a lot of fun, with live music, movie screenings, various themed activities, food trucks, and other festivities that make good use of a public space..."
Take advantage of the Block Party DAD Membership Special! From noon -11:59 am today, get your Individual Membership for $50.00! Your membership includes discounts for the 2016-2017 season at the following organizations:
AT&T Performing Arts Center
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Museum of Art (levels $125+)
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Theater Center
Nasher Sculpture Center
Follow this link to get your membership:
The Summer Block Party is TOMORROW in the District! Film screenings, food trucks and fun in the streets. Find more details from GuideLive | The Dallas Morning News.
Join the Crow Collection of Asian Art for a conversation on health, healing, spirituality, and wellness.
Tei-An located at One Arts Plaza in Dallas Arts District.
Summer Block Party 2016 | Friday June 17 | 6pm-midnight!