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Afterglow Gallery debuts Polaroid series on current social issues

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Dallas-based organization Afterglow Gallery today released a Polaroid series titled Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself. The gallery owner, Said Abusaud, created this project to showcase 12 individuals and their raw thoughts on current social issues, such as the Trump Administration, school shootings and the protest of the national anthem in the NFL, with an unfiltered photo to give audiences a visual of who is speaking. Collectively, the online exhibit strives to prove that in the end… Read more




Brandon Boyd of Incubus brings art show to Dallas

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Brandon Boyd, lead singer of alternative rock band Incubus, made a special appearance in Dallas over the weekend. Instead of a concert, Boyd came to Dallas on the third stop of his art tour. The fine art exhibition, called OptiMystic, is a combination of ink, watercolor and acrylic works on paper and canvas, as well as as a mix of portraiture and abstraction. Many of his fans may not know he… Read more




Sew Lovely Gift-Ideas: DIY Carry Alls

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Totes, purses, carriers, wallets – these are must-have accessories that must be CUTE and UNIQUE! What better way to get the most unique bag than by sewing it yourself?! Here’s your list of fun DIY sewing projects that are Oh, Sew Lovely!   The Cake Clutch Clutches are the versatile carry-all accessory, going from a stand-alone carrier to a pouch for your big purse. Find some cute fabric and make… Read more




Let Your Font Do the Talking / FREE font round-up

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Maybe it’s just us, but we have 87* events coming up this Spring (*may be a slight exaggeration). To save ourselves some dollars, we’ve been using Facebook events and making our over cover images. A good font can make these DIY graphics so much more fun. Here’s your hookup to a plethora of beautiful, FREE fonts for all of your creative needs.   A Woodsy Vibe When you need a… Read more




Local Talents Create Original Chalk Installations in Dallas

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LARK on the Park in conjunction with the Dallas Museum of Art’s Young Masters exhibition hosts an extraordinary Blackboard Transformation Brunch on Sunday, March 11 beginning at 10:30am. Chef Ryan Barnett serves up the popular a la carte brunch menu while diners watch six talented students currently featured at the DMA, take to the scaffolding to transform the iconic blackboards into one-of-a-kind illustrations displayed through July 8, 2018.   On view now through April 15, 2018 at the Dallas Museum of Art… Read more




Visual artist Preston Pannek donates murals to Deep Ellum community

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Deep Ellum resident and visual artist Preston Pannek and his girlfriend and business partner Adrienne Creasey will donate 10 free murals to Deep Ellum through their company House of Pannek. Deep Ellum business owners turn over exterior walls to Pannek and Creasey for playful interpretations of pop culture icons and cult classic references.     In efforts to create more public art for Deep Ellum residents to enjoy, the artists behind House of Pannek continue their sixth of… Read more




Browse and shop the best local crafts at the 9th Annual Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash – Nov. 11

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Shop. Party. Arts and Crafts. That’s the Etsy Dallas motto, and the best in art, craft and design will be showcased at their 9th annual Jingle Bash on Saturday, Nov. 11 in Dallas. The event celebrates the art of  handmade goods with shopping, music, charity, cocktails, free swag, and tons of crafty fun!   More than 100 artists and crafters will be selling their handmade wares at the event. Shop from categories… Read more




FREE Print Your Way to Organization

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It’s time to get some stuff done, but it sure is hard to get started. This list is here to help you get on the right track when you’re ready to get organized, with FREE printable organizational lists!   Weekly To-Do List Start your week off right with an organized list of your daily to-do’s. Keep all your tasks in order on this one page. Find the printable list here.… Read more




Refashion Your Wardrobe: Wearable DIYs

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You’ve had that old shirt in your closet for so long, and it’s time to do something new with it. Or maybe you’ve thrifted an awesome dress, but it just needs a little something extra to fit in with your style. Well here are some tips and tricks on how to refashion your clothes into trendy, fashion-forward pieces!   Was: Old T-Shirt. IS: NEW Pom Pom Necklace Raise your hand… Read more




Celebrate those funny and cute cat videos at the Internet Cat Video Festival, Aug. 24

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The Internet Cat Video Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The live event gathers fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat clips — from six second Vine videos to short films and everything in between — in a social environment. The event this year takes place at Texas Theatre (231 W. Jefferson Blvd, Oak Cliff) on Wednesday Aug., 24. The evening’s screening will feature approximately… Read more



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