Things to do

Free Lecture at The Sixth Floor Museum: Beyond the Victim Monument

Free Lecture at The Sixth Floor Museum: Beyond the Victim Monument

Kirk Savage, professor of art history at the University of Pittsburgh and author of the new book, Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape, will deliver a free lecture co-sponsored by the Dallas Holocaust Museum, the Art History Department at Southern Methodist University and The Sixth Floor Museum.

Free Museum Day 2009 (9/26)

Free Museum Day 2009 (9/26)

Enjoy free general admission for you and a guest to 6 museums and cultural venues in Dallas this Saturday, September 26th.

All you have to do is fill out the admission card, print, and present your card at each entry. The admission card is available for download on the Smithsonian website and in September's issue.

This is the 5th annual Museum Day presented by Smithsonian magazine.

Emerging Issue Forum Presented by Dallas Women’s Foundation

Emerging Issue Forum Presented by Dallas Women's Foundation

The Human Trafficking Forum is organized around research to be released by CHILDREN AT RISK in September on domestic human trafficking in Dallas and the state of Texas. Other panelists will discuss the international dimensions of human trafficking in Dallas and provide insight into law enforcement and victim assistance in this region.

Guerilla Arts Needs Your Help Tonight!

The city is about to fine Guerilla Arts $2500 if they do not remove a pile of construction debris from the lot. They need about 20 volunteers to come and help out. With that many people it should only take a couple of hours. Bring gloves, dress dirty. It won't be hard labor but you will be working and doing a good thing. Patrick is asking that people start arriving around 5pm. Park on the street that runs right next to the building. Come by, work some, meet people, and see the space that will become a cornerstone for young Dallas artists.

Linda Tarr-Whelan at The Women’s Museum

Linda Tarr-Whelan at The Women's Museum

Linda Tarr-Whelan is the author of the upcoming book Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World. Having been Ambassador and US Representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women under President Bill Clinton, and Deputy Assistant to President Jimmy Carter, there's good reason why this women was named "One of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Washington" by Ladies Home Journal.

You can meet Linda on September 17th at The Women's Museum for the launch of her new book. Tickets are $10 and price includes a box lunch.

YnC’s Concerts @ Block Party w/ The Boss Level

YnC's Concerts @ Block Party w/ The Boss Level

This month's Concerts @ brings you local funk fusion The Boss Level (myspace.com/bosslevelmusic). Stop by for the last concert @ series of the summer, listen to local music, and win stuff - it's all free!

The night will also showcase two local organizations dedicated to engaging and fighting against problems that exist within the local DFW community. Learn about these movements and more at September's Concert @ event on Friday, September 18 at 7:30pm.

Dallas Art Dealers Association Fall Gallery Walk

Dallas Art Dealers Association Fall Gallery Walk

The Dallas Art Dealers Association (DADA) presents its annual Fall Gallery Walk and Panel Discussions this Saturday, September 12th.

Get on your bike or go by foot to visit some of DADA's member galleries, museums, and nonprofit art spaces around the Dallas area from 2-8pm. Start at any of the DADA member locations and pick up a map or download the map online.

Twestival Dallas for The Women’s Museum

Twestival Dallas for The Women's Museum

Register Now for the Dallas Twestival, a global festival organized by local individuals to get people offline and bring people together for a cause. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds benefit The Women's Museum.

A Twestival or Twitter-Festival is a global series of events organized by volunteers around the world under short timescales via Twitter, which bring people offline for a great cause. Twestival is run 100% by volunteers and independently from any not-for-profit; although the organizing teams do work closely to outline an achievable and measurable fundraising target.

WRR’s Picnic in the Park at the Dallas Arboretum

WRR's Picnic in the Park at the Dallas Arboretum

It's the 15th annual WRR Picnic in the Park this Sunday! Bring your picnic dinner, wine, blanket and listen to the sounds of the Dallas Wind Symphony. And during the concert, artist David Mcculough will be painting live and on stage. The painting will be available for purchase after the show. David's work is currently on display at HCG Gallery on Dragon St. in Dallas.

What do you say we all get together and drink some wine at the Arboretum this Sunday?

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey at Granada Theater

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey at Granada Theater

The much anticipated release of Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey's (JFJO) newest project, the One Day in Brooklyn EP, was released today all over the country and has already been met with rave reviews. To highlight the release of this newest project, the boys from Tulsa, OK are playing this Thursday night at the Granada Theater (3524 Greenville Ave.) The Kansas City Star calls JFJO "creative and adventurous," and the NY Times and Village Voice have been all but effusive with their praise of the new EP. Their concerts are part music, part party, part transcendent experience, and if their last trip to Dallas is any indication, this Thursday is sure to be an amazing night.