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Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Hailing from the late 18th century, the martini is a classic mixture of gin, vermouth and garnish that's appeared countless times in various forms throughout history. A favorite of many revered poets, writers and actors, it has become a mainstay in our society.  There isn't a menu that lacks this classic American cocktail. This year, [...]

The Secret to Secret Shows in Dallas: Meet Sofar Sounds

The Secret to Secret Shows in Dallas: Meet Sofar Sounds

The sidewalk outside of a beautiful, modern house off Lovers Lane gained traffic as it grew closer and closer to 4:30 PM on Saturday. “Someone havin’ a party?” a neighbor asked me. “You could say that…” I replied. As I gave my name to the lady with the clipboard at the door, she crossed me [...]

Ouí Like to Party: Bastille on Bishop is Back

Ouí Like to Party: Bastille on Bishop is Back

Celebrating its fifth year in Dallas, the largest French festival in North Texas has returned. On Monday, July 14th from 6-10 PM, you can experience everything that French culture has to offer without ever leaving Oak Cliff. Highlights of the day include a mussels competition, Vespa rally, crepe stands, petanque courts (what is petanque? Click here), French music, dancing, and wine tasting.

Czech, Ch-Czech It Out: The National Polka Festival Kicks Off This Friday

Czech, Ch-Czech It Out: The National Polka Festival Kicks Off This Friday

Could we possibly get through an article about polka without using a Czech pun or three? The answer is no. Need a reason to Czech out something different this Memorial Day Weekend? The answer is yes, and involves kolaches. The National Polka Festival kicks off this Friday through Sunday in Ennis, Texas.

Suburbia’s Epic Weekend + Exclusive Interview with Performing Artist Meg Myers

Suburbia’s Epic Weekend + Exclusive Interview with Performing Artist Meg Myers

Check out a recap of Plano's newest music festival, plus, an exclusive interview with an artist that performed there.

First Annual Deep Ellum Urban Race and Block Party

First Annual Deep Ellum Urban Race and Block Party

Life in Deep Ellum and Mokah Coffee Bar will be hosting the first annual Deep Ellum Urban Race and Block Party the first weekend in May. The race will encourage teams to work together to complete tasks such as mural painting, crafting instruments and solving brain bending challenges that celebrate the unique nature of one [...]

Culinary and Musical Superstars Prepare for Addison’s Fork & Cork Festival

Culinary and Musical Superstars Prepare for Addison’s Fork & Cork Festival

If you live in the heart of Dallas, you may not tend to travel to Addison for much more than boots of beer at Oktoberfest. Little did you know, Addison is home to more than 170 restaurants in just 4.3 square miles, making it one of the most unique culinary destinations in the United States. [...]

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Releases Artist Names to Present at Soluna International Music & Arts Festival

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Releases Artist Names to Present at Soluna International Music & Arts Festival

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) recently announced selected program details for the first annual SOLUNA: International Music & Arts Festival, launching in the Dallas Arts District May 7-24, 2015. Themed Destination (America), the inaugural festival will debut commissioned works and present unique projects by internationally acclaimed music and visual artists. “When looking for artists to participate in the [...]

Local Artists Set The Stage for RAW: Dallas Presents SPECTRUM

Local Artists Set The Stage for RAW: Dallas Presents SPECTRUM

So the weekend is coming to a close and you're already wondering what will be going on next weekend. What better way to start things off than by supporting some local talent at the upcoming SPECTRUM event presented by RAW: natural born artists.

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

It’s Thursday, y’all. And you know what that means: it’s time to plan your weekend! But let me guess: you’ve been busy. These past few weeks have been insane. You’ve been working more than usual, your google calendar is triple booked, and you can barely even find the time to check facebook at work anymore. Worst of all? Your social life is suffering. It’s like, how do you even find the time to go out anymore?