Art

Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival Hosts 1,400 Juried Artists October 6th-7th

Richardson's Cottonwood Art Festival Hosts 1,400 Juried Artists October 6th-7th

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event that features works from the nation's top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas, this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years.

Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. This year approximately 1,400 artists submitted their work for consideration. For each show, jurors select over 240 artists to exhibit their museum-quality work. The artists compete in 14 categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital, Drawings/Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. Each year thousands of people attend this family affair, which offers live music, the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, free games and activities for children, food and shopping.

Recovered Calling Art Reception (August 21)

Recovered Calling Art Reception (August 21)

Every month, the new dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria features the story of a local entrepreneur in a series called Entrepreneur of the Month. The hotel has selected Frisco-based artist Ryan Ekmark of Recovered Calling as the entrepreneur of August. Ekmark has gravitated toward complex, three-dimensional artwork since high school. […]

Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival Walks the Line August 31st-September 2nd

Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival Walks the Line August 31st-September 2nd

What: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival When: Friday, August 31st: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 1st: 2:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m., Sunday, September 2nd: 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Where: 1951 L Don Dodson Bedford, Tx Admission: General Admission: Friday, August 31st: Free, Saturday, September 1st or Sunday, September 2nd: $10 Party Tent […]

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

The Great Texas Balloon Race is a class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world. Considered by many of the pilots that compete at the Great Texas Balloon Race to be the best event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race has earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985. In 2013 Gregg County was proclaimed "The Balloon Race Capital of Texas" by the 83rd Texas Legislature.

Afterglow Gallery Visual Artist Releases Controversial Polaroid Series July 23

Afterglow Gallery Visual Artist Releases Controversial Polaroid Series July 23

Dallas-based organization Afterglow Gallery presents Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself (AMTRIM) as an icebreaker to discuss current debates that are taking the nation by storm. The Visual Arts Director and Owner, Said Abusaud created this series as a platform to showcase opinions of social issues from the perspective of Dallas' own.  The twelve chosen individuals for the series […]

ILiveInDallas Exclusive: Announcing “Escaping The Ordinary: Volume 4” – Premiere Unreleased Song from Dallas Band, Edgewater

ILiveInDallas Exclusive: Announcing

Ty Griffin is no stranger to the Dallas or Texas music scene. He spent several years here developing relationships and promoting music, even spending some time working for Kirtland Records (Toadies, Sarah Jaffe, The Polyphonic Spree). To put it plainly he knows the bands and bands know him. Although Griffin plays drums occasionally, his major contribution to […]

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford. This year marks the 34th Annual Peach Festival which always takes place on the second Saturday in July. Last year 40,000 folks attended this one of a kind event. This year come check out our arts, crafts, food vendors, hear live music, enjoy our children's activities, the Peach Pedal Bike Ride and our 42" Domino Tournament. Life is Peachy!

Oak Cliff Film Festival Showcases June 14th-17th

Oak Cliff Film Festival Showcases June 14th-17th

In its 7th year, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has established itself as a significant city-wide event, featuring the best of Oak Cliff’s theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses. OCFF showcases brave and independent filmmaking of all stripes in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters filmmaking in Dallas and beyond.

The Oak Cliff Film Festival was established in 2011 as a regional film festival in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. The festival has received national acclaim from prominent sources including The New York Times, Filmmaker Magazine, and Moviemaker Magazine. Led by the Aviation Cinemas team, who took over operations at the Texas Theatre in December of 2010, and backed by the 501 3(c) Oak Cliff Foundation.

Take a Day Trip up 35 to the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art

Take a Day Trip up 35 to the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art on the University of Oklahoma campus at Norman is one of the finest university art museums in the US. See the nearly 17,000-object permanent collection, including one of the largest collection of Native American Art. Admission is also free! Here are some of our favorite pieces from a […]