Things to do

Give Thanks!

Give Thanks!

Going to Mom's house for Thanksgiving? Give thanks by donating the cost of your meal to those less fortunate.

Here a just a few to consider:

Soup Mobile is a non-profit mobile soup kitchen feeding, clothing, and caring for the needy and homeless in the Dallas area.

North Texas Food Bank is a non-profit hunger relief organization that distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of feeding programs in 13 North Texas counties.

Jonathan's Place is a “home-style” emergency shelter for abused, abandoned and neglected children and a Foster & Adoptive Family Program located in Dallas.

Seventh Annual Cedars Open Studios Tour

Seventh Annual Cedars Open Studios Tour

The artist studios are open year around by appointment, but once a year, they open on the same day, giving visitors a chance to really experience a creative, evolving neighborhood.

Meet the artists, see where they work and what they create. Search and find the perfect piece to take home with you. If you’ve never been to the Cedars, now is a great chance to learn about the neighborhood.

Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash – Shop local for the Holidays

Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash - Shop local for the Holidays

The Etsy Dallas Bash is this Saturday. Drop in between 1 and 7pm and shop from over 50 local artists and designers who make and market all their handmade goods on Etsy.com. The first 50 people in the door get a free gift bag! It's free to attend and you're sure to cross few people off of your holiday gift list. Lucky them.

DMA’s Late Night Lecture: State of the Arts

DMA's Late Night Lecture: State of the Arts

State of the Arts will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Horchow Auditorium on four different evenings. Each lecture will present a pair of arts leaders and will be moderated by KERA’s Jeff Whittington. The lectures are free with general admission to the Museum, but reservations are encouraged. To reserve tickets, call 214-922-1826 or visit www.tickets.DallasMuseumofArt.org.

Arts & Letters Live Presents Robert Edsel: The Monuments Men (11/19)

Arts & Letters Live Presents Robert Edsel: The Monuments Men (11/19)

The Monuments Men is art history but with a John Wayne twist. It's the greatest adventure story you have probably never heard about.

Wikipedia "Robert Edsel" and see two words that will make anyone's left eyebrow perk up: Art Detective.

ILiveinDallas had the opportunity to interview Mr. Edsel on his work exploring these heroic figures and discusses his upcoming lecture at the DMA.

2009 Winter Art Mart and Silent Auction

2009 Winter Art Mart and Silent Auction

Fall in Dallas means, among other things, that art lovers can get a head start on holiday shopping during the Bath House Cultural Center Art Mart, November 20 – 22, 2009. Art Mart has always been the place to find a special piece of art for yourself, family, and friends: paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, ceramics, jewelry, cards and other unique creations.

Cheap tickets to The Organ Symphony at the Meyerson

Cheap tickets to The Organ Symphony at the Meyerson

The Dallas Wind Symphony and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra presents “The Organ Symphony."

This unique side-by-side performance features the combined forces of the DWS and the Wind Symphony of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, which is comprised of 61 musicians from 31 DFW-area high school bands.

33rd Annual Lakewood Home Tour Festival (2009)

 33rd Annual Lakewood Home Tour Festival (2009)

This weekend take a tour of 6 unique homes in the historic Lakewood neighborhood.

The Festival started way back in 1976 by the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA. What started as a fundraiser to purchase playground equipment for kindergarten children, became a community-wide event benefiting Lakewood's Elementary, Middle and High School. The PTA group has raised more than $750,000 within the last 5 years.

YNC’s Concerts @ Quadrangle with Becky Middleton

YNC's Concerts @ Quadrangle with Becky Middleton

The YnC Concerts @ series have been a huge success - featuring local musicians Summer Ames, Kurk Thurmond, The Boss Level, and Traveler and supporting local charities Unearned and Stop Child Trafficking Now.

They close out the 2009 series this Friday, November 13th and they welcome back singer-songwriter Becky Middleton. The concert is still free and you and your friends are invited.

Electronics Recycling Drive Saturday

Electronics Recycling Drive Saturday

Old monitors and VHS tapes collecting dust in your garage? Do yourself (and the environment) a favor and drop them off for recycling at the Lakewood Green Living store this Saturday, November 7th, 2009 between 12 and 5pm.