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This section is all about people doing things in Dallas, Texas, with articles and event announcements on local lectures, art/literary/business panels, and Q&A sessions with prominent authors, lecturers, and academics. This section is also home to the “Fascinating People from Dallas, Texas” series, which is a bi-monthly bio, and interview with a person from or living in Dallas bringing value to our city. Subscribe to our RSS or get updates directly via email using our subscribe page to learn about people from Dallas, Texas, doing cool things!

Lakewood Resident Steve Lovelace Creates “Corporate States of America” – Internet Loves it, Goes Viral

Lakewood Resident Steve Lovelace Creates

Lakewood artist Steve Lovelace has had some attention online recently with a map he calls “The Corporate States of America”. Lovelace’s map replaces each state with its most famous brand, such as Starbucks for Washington, General Motors for Michigan and Dr Pepper for Texas.

Be Dallas Foodie’s Guest at GrapeFest

Be Dallas Foodie's Guest at GrapeFest

Ladies and gents, this is a call for single men in Dallas who enjoy wine. Help your guy friends out here and let them know about this awesome opportunity to drink free wine with a fun single lady…

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 [...]

Oak Cliff Celebrates Bastille Day 2013 this Sunday July 14th

Oak Cliff Celebrates Bastille Day 2013 this Sunday July 14th

The fourth annual Bastille on Bishop kicks off this Sunday, July 14th, from 6PM to 10PM in the historic Bishop Arts District (400 and 500 block of Bishop Street b/w Seventh and Melba). Be prepared for one of the biggest frenchy street fests in all of Texas.

Czech Out the 47th Annual National Polka Festival in Ennis May 24th – 26th

Czech Out the 47th Annual National Polka Festival in Ennis May 24th - 26th

National Polka Festival will be held in Ennis, Texas, Friday through Sunday, May 24-26, 2013, with the purpose of celebrating the Czech heritage of the local area. These festivities are held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, and feature an abundance of cultural activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family in a small city atmosphere. Admission varies by day.

Dallas International Festival 2013 Celebrates May 25th at Fair Park

Dallas International Festival 2013 Celebrates May 25th at Fair Park

DFW International Community Alliance presents the annual Dallas International Festival Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 10 am - 8 pm in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. Dallas International Festival is an International Bazaar with more than 100 booths a Global Cuisines Pavilion, a Parade of Nations, a Passport to Adventure game, the Unity Garden, the Childrens Discovery Center, demos by Master Chefs, and a Global Drum Circle.

23rd Annual Asian Festival to be Held In Main Street Garden in Downtown Dallas this Saturday

23rd Annual Asian Festival to be Held In Main Street Garden in Downtown Dallas this Saturday

The largest gathering of Asian Pacific Americans in the Dallas area, Asian Festival will take place tomorrow (Saturday), May 18th, 2013, at Main Street Garden starting at 11:00 am and ending at 6:00 pm. Each year, the Asian Festival attracts thousands of people from all over North Texas and showcases more than 30 Asian cultural performances; ranging from dance, martial arts, acrobats, dragon dances, hula dancers and many more.

Common Desk Offers Startups and Freelancers an Uncommon Alternative to Working Remote – ILID Radio #12

Common Desk Offers Startups and Freelancers an Uncommon Alternative to Working Remote - ILID Radio #12

In this twelfth episode of I Live In Dallas Radio, co-hosted by myself and Jason Channell, we interview Merrick Pickens, Community Manager, and Nick Clark, Owner of Common Desk. Common Desk is a coworking space on Commerce Street in Deep Ellum where entrepreneurs, startup companies, and freelancers office for the purpose of collaboration and synergy. Common Desk acts as an alternative to working from home or a coffee shop where engagement with other like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs may be minimal to nonexistent.

Cinco In the City Block Party – The Official Fiesta of Dallas Goes Down This Saturday

Cinco In the City Block Party - The Official Fiesta of Dallas Goes Down This Saturday

Tweet Dos Equis, Red Bull, and ILiveInDallas.com are teaming up with the Infinite Agency to host the most epic Cinco De Mayo party you'll go to this year! Cinco In the City Block Party - The Official Fiesta of Dallas starts at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 4th, and goes till midnight Sunday, May 5th. The [...]

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games 2013 to Celebrate Traditional Music, Food, and Fun

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games 2013 to Celebrate Traditional Music, Food, and Fun

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games' 27th anniversary and event is scheduled for May 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2013, and will feature top Scottish musicians, professional athletes, and champion highland dancers, and an exciting array of food, merchandise, souvenirs, and beverages from Scotland and Great Britain to be held in the Mavericks Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This year's festival has an expected attendance in excess of 40,000 for the three day event.