Advocacy

Palette to Palate 2013

Palette to Palate 2013

Tweet Palette to Palate is an annual fundraising event to benefit disadvantaged children in the Dallas/Fort Worth area through Love for Kids. It is an evening featuring fine art and culinary art that will culminate an explosion of color, flavor, and sound tantalizing all your senses. Come enjoy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and other amazing culinary [...]

Attend the Best Little Brewfest in Texas June 22nd to Drink Beer & Make a Difference

Attend the Best Little Brewfest in Texas June 22nd to Drink Beer & Make a Difference

The Best Little Brewfest in Texas will be held at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth Saturday, June 22nd, and is expected to draw 4,000 tasters including 500 VIP attendees. With more than 50 craft brewers and more than 100 beers, many of which will be new releases never tasted by the public before, this is sure to be an epic event to put on your annual summer calendar.

21 Places & Things I Miss Most About Dallas After Moving

21 Places & Things I Miss Most About Dallas After Moving

Tweet I've made a temporary move north...way, way north--like almost Canada. And while I'm always keen for an adventure, there are some very serious things missing from my life on this adventure, and no, it’s not just sunshine in the Spring. I'm counting this as the second part of my "Dallas' Best Kept Secrets" series. [...]

One Couch at a Time Doc Film Maker Alexandra Liss Shares Her Story at Texas Theater – ILID Radio #11

One Couch at a Time Doc Film Maker Alexandra Liss Shares Her Story at Texas Theater - ILID Radio #11

In this eleventh episode of I Live In Dallas Radio, co-hosted by myself and Jason Channell, we interview Alexandra Liss, who took a 21 country, six continent, tour for seven months using the website CouchSurfing.org. Liss directed and stars in the documentary One Couch at a Time, that has been showing across the United States at indie theaters and cities with large communities of couchsurfers that have been hosting screenings. We also spoke with the film's producer Jean-Michel Werk and local Dallas-Fort Worth community couchsurfing tribe leader Brad Wilson, whom consequently met his wife via hosting events for local couchsurfers.

“What Makes a Resilient City?” One-Day Conference

Join city officials and local civic leaders for an eye-opening look at “What Makes a Resilient City?” during a day-long conference presented by the Sustainability Forum of the Dallas Institute’s Center for the City.

March 2013 Dallas Festivals Recap

March 2013 Dallas Festivals Recap

Here is a list of March 2013 Dallas festivals you hopefully got a chance to attend. Watch for the April list to be released shortly.

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013

Oak Cliff Earth Day 2013

Oak Cliff Earth Day will be a fun, pet-friendly event from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Lake Cliff Park. This year's event will feature fabulous food vendors, speakers at the Earth Day Educational Event, a "Pooch Smooch" booth, the second annual "Mutt Strut" parade and more.

Metal Band Drowning Pool to Release New Record & Bartend for Charity at the Boiler Room

Metal Band Drowning Pool to Release New Record & Bartend for Charity at the Boiler Room

Drowning Pool is hosting their record release show on April 3, 2013 at the Boiler Room in Dallas. The band will be doing an acoustic set at 7 p.m. followed by a meet and greet. Then at 8 p.m. the band will be bar tending the rest of the evening with all the proceeds of the $5 donation to enter going to USO.

CityArtCal Showcase 2013: Every Painter Paints Himself – An Artist’s Mind Revealed

CityArtCal Showcase 2013: Every Painter Paints Himself - An Artist's Mind Revealed

All true art is a reflection of the artist's imagination at work, for the canvas is never a window, but a mirror. Join CityArtCal for the evening this Saturday, March 23, and experience the innermost workings of some of the finest artists in Dallas.

Big Texas Beer Fest 2013

Big Texas Beer Fest 2013

The Big Texas Beer Fest 2013 will take place Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Fairpark Automobile Building. It is North Texas’ second-annual 100% craftbeer inspired festival. One hundred to 120 breweries are expected to be featured in 2013 with 400+ beers.