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Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2013

Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2013

The 33rd Annual Scarborough Renaissance Festival opened April 6 and will run eight consecutive weekends (and Memorial Day Monday) through May 27, 2013. Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2013 is open on Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, April 6 – May 27, 2013, rain or shine, from 10 AM to 7 PM. Located in Waxahachie, Texas, Scarborough Renaissance Festival is just 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex off of I-35E at exit 399A.

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.

A Quick Guide to Deep Ellum: Things to Do and Where to Live

A Quick Guide to Deep Ellum: Things to Do and Where to Live

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.

Deep Ellum Arts Festival 2013 Starts This Friday

Deep Ellum Arts Festival 2013 Starts This Friday

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!

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.

Dallas International Film Festival 2013′s Full Schedule – Plus 10 Exclusive Movie Posters

Dallas International Film Festival 2013's Full Schedule - Plus 10 Exclusive Movie Posters

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.

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.

First Round of Bands Announced for Homegrown Fest 2013

First Round of Bands Announced for Homegrown Fest 2013

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: Attend the International Grand Tasting Tonight

Savor Dallas 2013: Attend the International Grand Tasting Tonight

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.