Category: Fun & Festive

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Inaugural Rhythms of the Heart concert to benefit American Heart Association on Aug. 18

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Support the American Heart Association (AHA) this weekend the Rhythms of the Heart concert. The event takes place on August 18, 2018 at Dallas’s legendary Longhorn Ballroom. The event is open to the public and will feature performances by Texas artists Jackie Darlene, Kelly Cutler & Western Deluxe, and the Whiskey Prophets.   The event is part of the presenting sponsor’s (Thomson Reuters) annual fundraising campaign for the AHA, which has garnered… Read more

Let the Spectacle Astound You! Experience Love Never Dies with Dallas Summer Musicals

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Need a little music of the night in your life? You still have 5 performances left to see Love Never Dies: The Phantom Returns presented by Dallas Summer Musicals through August 5 – or catch the Fort Worth engagement at Bass Performance Hall from August 7-12. Love Never Dies bills itself as the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera masterpiece. Set in 1907, Christine… Read more

Dallas VideoFest presents PAWFest on August 23

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Dallas VideoFest presents the showcase: #PAWFest at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd in Oak Cliff, on Thursday, August 23. You pay recall this video festival as “CatFest” in previous years. As much as I love cats, I’m happy the festival team is sharing the love with dogs, too! Take a refreshing break from the dog days of summer to watch some funny, heart-melting, videos of adorable felines and canines. #PAWFest features a new… Read more

You can’t stop the beat with “Hairspray” at Winspear Opera House

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Don’t miss the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, showing now through July 15. The smash hit musical comedy brings together audience members of all backgrounds to celebrate diversity and the power of music – all while having a good time.   Set in the 1960s, protagonist Tracy Turnbald dreams of appearing on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. With big ideas, and… Read more

Dallas Summer Musicals Roars to Life with “The Lion King”

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The heart of the African Savannah has taken over Dallas’ Fair Park with the Broadway sensation, “The Lion King.” This is a story near and dear to so many of our own hearts, and the live musical performance is a stunning interpretation takes you back to the very first time you watched the film. The performance begins with the ever-so-beloved Zulu chant (see translation here) and a spectacular parade of… Read more

What to do this Weekend : The Oak Cliff Film Festival

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The 2018 Oak Cliff Film Festival is here and kicks off this week from Thursday, June 14 until Sunday June 17th. This is an exciting event that will showcase the very best of independent and brave filmmaking through screenings, live music, private and public events and parties. The festival is celebrating its 7th year as a significant city wide event that highlights the best of Oak Cliff’s area theatres, art venues, restaurants… Read more

“How I Became a Pirate” coming to the Dallas Children’s Theater

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The Dallas Children’s Theater has some of the best shows around for kids – and parents too! If you’re looking for more indoor activities to add to your list this summer for the whole family, check out the events at the Dallas Children’s Theater. Starting June 15, sail off on a swashbuckling excursion at the play “How I Became a Pirate,” based on the book by Melinda Long. This joyful family musical… Read more

TIMELESS DOESN’T MEAN TIRED: Jersey Boys Thrills Crowds at Winspear Opening

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Just because its music your parents listened to, don’t dismiss the one-week-only run of Jersey Boys at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.  The nationally touring company creates a high-energy experience for the whole audience, literally from the opening notes of the show through the curtain call. Jersey Boys, the Tony-award winning show created by Bob Gaudio, details the history and formation of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, using the… Read more

Doing Scarborough Renaissance Festival the adult way

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Hear ye, hear ye! The year is 1521 under the reign of King Henry VIII and his beloved wife, Catherine of Aragon. Their guests have been invited to the Village of Scarborough for a festival of entertainment, artisans, food, magic and merriment. And lucky for us in North Texas, we get to experience all of those festivities right here at Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, just 20 minutes away from downtown… Read more

Dallas International Guitar Festival (May 4-6)

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The oldest and largest guitar festival show in the world is returning to Dallas this weekend, May 4-6 at Dallas Market Hall. The show blends musicians, fans, collectors and celebrities together into one huge musical extravaganza. Visitors can buy, sell, trade, or just browse among the thousands upon thousands of new and vintage guitars, basses, amps, banjos, mandolins, straps and strings, effects pedals, keyboards, music memorabilia and more. Credit: See a variety… Read more

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