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Go The Extra Mile: Events to Show Up For

Go The Extra Mile: Events to Show Up For

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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…

Special Screening of the Documentary “Playground”

Special Screening of the Documentary

Every individual, every group, has an issue they stand and fight for. For filmmaker Libby Spears, she has devoted almost 10 years uncovering the sex traffic industry.

Emerging Issue Forum Presented by Dallas Women’s Foundation

Emerging Issue Forum Presented by Dallas Women's Foundation

The Human Trafficking Forum is organized around research to be released by CHILDREN AT RISK in September on domestic human trafficking in Dallas and the state of Texas. Other panelists will discuss the international dimensions of human trafficking in Dallas and provide insight into law enforcement and victim assistance in this region.

Annual Women’s Equality Day Lunch and Lecture at The Women’s Museum

Annual Women's Equality Day Lunch and Lecture at The Women's Museum

Join The Women's Museum for their annual Women's Equality Day lunch on August 26th, 2009 at 12:30pm. Celebrate American women's suffrage and discuss the fight for suffrage past, present and future. Their exhibit during Equality Month, Jailed for Freedom, explores the experiences of members of the National Woman's Party in 1917.

Lunch can be purchased for $10 or feel free to brown bag it if you prefer. Make sure you RSVP to rsvp@thewomensmuseum.org or buy your ticket online.

Artist Spotlight: Roberta Harris at The Women’s Museum

Artist Spotlight: Roberta Harris at The Women's Museum

I think of the stair step in my work as going up to life. That's where the UP comes in and the name of the show. It's UP, it's about joy, it's about life, and going after life with gusto. - Roberta Harris This is the first installment of Artist Spotlight on iliveindallas.com and I [...]

YoungNCultured Concerts @ the Quadrangle with Becky Middleton

YoungNCultured Concerts @ the Quadrangle with Becky Middleton

Join other Young and Cultured people like yourself on July 17th and welcome Becky Middleton to the Concerts @ Stage. The concert event is free and so are the food and drinks. Come early and stay late.

When: July 17th, 2009, 8:13pm
Where: AMLI Quadrangle
2717 Howell St.
Dallas, TX 75204

Opening Reception of Roberta Harris: UP at The Women’s Museum

Opening Reception of Roberta Harris: UP at The Women's Museum

The Women's Museum will be celebrating the opening art exhibit of Roberta Harris: UP on Saturday, July 11th, 2009. Meet the Houston-based artist in person and view her artwork from 1985 to the present. Her latest work, birds and grid, looks beautiful online. I spoke with Alyssa Gardina who said Harris' "Apple Sky" will be displayed at the exhibit. Yay!

Admission to the Museum and the reception is free and en complimentary food and beverage. RSVP to rsvp@thewomensmuseum.org or (214) 915-0876 by July 8.

When: Saturday, July 11th, 3:00-5pm
Where: The Women's Museum, 3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226

The exhibit UP is fundamentally about hope. Hope is not wishful thinking. Hope is rather the ability to stand amid what is broken and chaotic and envision a positive future story. – Roberta Harris

White Rock East Garden & Artisans Tour is Free!

White Rock East Garden & Artisans Tour is Free!

The 8th Annual White Rock East Garden & Artisans Tour is tomorrow, May 17th, from 11:00 to 5:00. Sunday's forecast is projected to be clear and sunny! So leave your umbrella at home and walk around 9 unique gardens in East Dallas.

Proceeds from the plant sale (1718 Whittier) and donations are used to beautify these three neighborhoods. Talk about smart and hard working women!

http://eastdallasartgardens.blogspot.com/

Money: A Conference Featuring The Dallas Institute & Guest Speakers

Money: A Conference Featuring The Dallas Institute & Guest Speakers

The Dallas Institute will host a conference on the psychology of money with Institute fellows and guest speakers on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16th. (I just love a good conference that stimulates the brain. Don't you?)

Speakers and participants will explore various aspects of money, including how the power of money influences thought and behavior, why money plays so dominant a role in our lives, and what its future might be.