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Try Your Luck at North Texas Irish Festival This March

Try Your Luck at North Texas Irish Festival This March

The music, the dancing the cultural talent, education and family-friendly atmosphere is all found at the North Texas Irish Festival, which returns March 2-4, 2018, to Dallas’s Fair Park. One of the largest Irish festivals in the U.S., the North Texas Irish Festival celebrates the amazing music, dance,
and cultural talent in the beautiful, rich tradition of Irish and other Celtic influences. Tens of thousands of fans (Irish and Irish-for- a-day alike!) will converge upon Fair Park to enjoy top musicians and dancers from around the world and a number of cultural presentations on 13 stages at Fair Park. The event is presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association, an all-volunteer, non-profit association based in Dallas that fosters the great tradition of Irish culture in North Texas. Music, dancing, whiskey tastings, blacksmithing demonstrations, horse displays, Celtic storytelling, animal rescue groups, Shepherd’s pie, Irish stew, dozens of activities for kids and child-friendly entertainment, and chef demonstrations will comprise a weekend of fun for fans of all ages.

Interview: MercyMe’s Bart Millard Dishes on His Upcoming Movie & DFW Concert

Interview: MercyMe’s Bart Millard Dishes on His Upcoming Movie & DFW Concert

Greenville native, Bart Millard, has found himself thrust in the spotlight since his song “I Can Only Imagine” hit the charts in 1999. It did not take long after that for his band, MercyMe, to explode onto the Contemporary Christian Music scene. The song is considered to be one of the top Christian radio songs [...]

What do Fan Expo Dallas and Jumanji Have In Common?

What do Fan Expo Dallas and Jumanji Have In Common?

DFW fans rejoice! Karen Gillan, the upcoming blockbuster actress from Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, is now scheduled to attend Fan Expo Dallas in April. While the movie may have just released in theaters, we already have more to look forward to.

Coworking Spaces vs Cafes: Where to Work in Dallas?

Coworking Spaces vs Cafes: Where to Work in Dallas?

Times have changed. You no longer need to rent an office if you want to work, especially if you
are a freelancer or a digital nomad. There are many promising alternative workspaces, and two
of the most common are coworking spaces and cafes. Between the two, which one is the better
option?

Texas Frightmare Weekend Haunts DFW This Spring

Texas Frightmare Weekend Haunts DFW This Spring

The holiday season is upon us with caroling, gifts, family, large meals, and tidings of… horror? Texas Frightmare Weekend, the Southwest’s premier horror convention, has already begun to leak the celebrity guest list for the upcoming convention and fans are definitely in for a surprise.

Lights, Camera, Action! Denton Black Film Festival Returns for its 4th Year

Lights, Camera, Action! Denton Black Film Festival Returns for its 4th Year

All roads lead to Denton, Texas for The Denton Black Film Festival (DBFF), a weekend long film festival for diverse, emerging and established filmmakers, artists, musicians, and industry tastemakers coming together for a “Black Cultural" experience. Since its inception in 2015,  the festival annually attracts a core audience of film enthusiasts creating greater networks to the cinematic legacy of African Americans.

National CRE-Tech Startup Truss Changes the Game for Dallas

 National CRE-Tech Startup Truss Changes the Game for Dallas

Finding office space has never become more simple thanks to the newest web app on the tech front - Truss. The Dallas-established startup Truss causes ripples in commercial real estate for the DFW area and expanding into Houston, Austin and San Antonio.

FOOD IN FASHION INNOVATIVE RUNWAY SHOW ANNOUNCES RETURN TO TRINITY GROVES

FOOD IN FASHION INNOVATIVE RUNWAY SHOW ANNOUNCES RETURN TO TRINITY GROVES

Food in Fashion, one of the most creative foodies and fashionista events returns this forthcoming February for its second year. Last year’s event, featured a perfect fusion of restaurant, beverage and hospitality partnerships, a diverse mix of creative fashions that wowed the runway, and several guests fashionably adorned in their foodie themed cocktail attire. The [...]

ATT Performing Arts and MEG Presents The Colors of Christmas

ATT Performing Arts and MEG Presents The Colors of Christmas

'Tis the season to hear a collection of stellar R&B and soul artists deliver the sounds of the holiday season. Hosted by GRAMMY Award winner Peabo Bryson, this annual tradition is sure to bring holiday fa-la-la-la-la to everyone in the audience. Peabo Bryson has established a career as one of the premier male vocalists in [...]

Fan Expo Dallas 2018 Adds Justice League’s Jason Momoa

Fan Expo Dallas 2018 Adds Justice League's Jason Momoa

FAN EXPO DALLAS 2018 - On the heels of the anticipated Justice League movie being released, Fan Expo Dallas has just announced the addition of Jason Momoa to the celebrity line up for the event. Jason is best known for his roles in Game of Thrones, Stargate: Atlantis, and as Aquaman in Justice League. It was [...]