Located just East of Downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum is best known for it’s music scene, eclectic roots and rich history. Between 1920 and 1950, the Jazz and Blues scene in Deep Ellum exploded. Some of the more famous names that performed in Deep Ellum include Blind Lemon Jefferson, Texas Bill Day, and Huddie Ledbetter, better known as “Lead Belly”. Read more about Deep Ellum.
The most anticipated event of the year, the 19th annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival, transforms six city blocks of Main Street in the Deep Ellum entertainment district into a spectacular visual and performing arts festival featuring 200 juried decorative and visual artists from throughout the country, 100 original bands, singer/songwriters and performance artists performing only original music from 5 different stages, bountiful food and drink and the renowned Sunday Pet Parade. An "Arty Party" for all of the senses, this unique gathering with tantalizing sights, sounds and flavors showcases everything that makes Deep Ellum the most interesting and evolving neighborhood in the Metroplex. Even the people watching is amazing!
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.
The Dallas International Film Festival 2013 presented by AutoNation Volkswagen Dealers has announced its full list of features and shorts that will be screened through the Festival's 11-day run (April 4 - 14, 2013). For the 2013 Festival, more than 160 features, documentaries, shorts and student films representing 28 countries make DIFF truly an international Festival. Of the feature films at the Festival, 11 will see their world premieres and two are North American premieres--all represent some of the best in the art of filmmaking. These films were selected from more than 1,300 submissions from around the world.
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.
Tweet If the first round of bands serves as an indicator, this will be the best year yet of Homegrown Music and Arts Festival. This morning the first seven bands were announced for the fourth annual Homegrown on May 11, 2013 at Main Street Garden Park. The line-up includes some up-and-coming Texas bands, as well [...]
Savor Dallas 2013 kicked off on Thursday at Trinity Groves, and carried into Friday at Perot Museum which attracted a sold-out crowd to the for their wine stroll. The crown jewel and most-anticipated event of the Savor Dallas weekend happens tonight from 7:00pm -10:00pm.
In this tenth episode of I Live In Dallas Radio, we sit down with Will Fleischman and Tim McLaughlin, the Pitmasters for Lockhart Smokehouse. Specializing in central Texas style barbecue, Lockhart Smokehouse has been racking up enthusiastic reviews and accolades over the past two years since their opening.
Over 300 vintage and new pinball machines, classic arcade games and slot machines will be for sale and set on free play at the Hilton Anatole from March 15th - 17th
Dishcrawl is expanding north for its 4th event in Uptown Dallas on Tuesday, March 5th. Dishcrawl is a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be brought together through good food and good company. Dishcrawl takes food lovers on a gourmet Dishcrawl to four distinctive restaurants in one night. It’s like a pub crawl—but more delicious!