Category Archives: Arts & Culture

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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: July 18-21

iLive Girls’ and Women Wellness and Lifestyle Expo: Women of all ages are invited to experience DFW’s ultimate wellness and empowerment expo for women and girls on Saturday, July 19 at UT Arlington’s E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First Street. This one-day expo gives attendees a one-stop opportunity for free health screenings, health education, empowerment speakers and music shopping.   This event runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to register for this free event. Comedian Finesse Mitchell Hits the Arlington Improv Stage: If you need fresh ideas for date night or a good laugh after a long week, check out veteran comedian Finesse Read more…

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CANCELED – Summer Soul Celebration to Benefit Arlington Scholarship Program

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED New Life Fellowship Church in Arlington will come alive on Friday, July 25 as the Arlington Animal Services Center (AASC) hosts a summer soul celebration featuring 80s R&B/Soul duo Yarbrough & Peoples with a stellar supporting cast performing tributes to Al Green, Whitney Houston, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder. This concert is open to the public and will raise funds for AASC’s Black Heritage Scholarship Program benefiting college-bound Arlington ISD and Mansfield ISD students. “I have a passion for student achievement and music and this was a great way for our company to sponsor an Read more…

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Don’t Miss the Beauty of Ansel Adams

Art lovers still have time to catch the popular Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibit at the Arlington Museum Art, 201 West Main Street. This extraordinary exhibit contains 48 photographs that Adams considered to be his best work. Printed by the artist, himself, these images will be on display through August 3, 2014. Visit the Arlington Museum of Art website for more information.  

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Tickets for Doobie Brothers Benefit Concert Now on Sale

Tickets for Doobie Brothers Benefit Concert Now on Sale The Doobie Brothers will be “Rockin’ Down the Highway” and “Takin’ It to the Streets” to rock Arlington October 4, and tickets are on sale now! Tickets to the concert at College Park Center at University of Texas Arlington range in price from $38 to $156. All seats are reserved and include a $3 service fee. They can be purchased online at UTATickets.com or by phone at 817.272.9595. The Doobie Brothers concert is the annual fundraiser for Levitt Pavilion Arlington, and all proceeds help pay for more than 50 free outdoor Read more…

Arts Festival Returns to Downtown Arlington

The South St. Art Festival returns this fall for its second year. This festival has become a major part in developing a new art scene in the middle of Downtown Arlington. There will be a wide array of booths featuring a number of different artworks from jewelry to photography and everything in between. The free three-day art festival will feature up to 100 artists from across the country. While you`re looking at the different art, enjoy music from talented local bands playing the best in Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Texas Country at the East Street stage located next to Read more…

Arlington Convention Center to Host Rare Coin and Currency Show

The Texas Numismatic Association (TNA) is bringing its annual Coin & Currency Show to the beautiful Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ball Park Way. A major attraction at the May 16-18 show will be a portion of the Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency on loan from the SMU DeGolyer Library. The collection is the most comprehensive in the United States, representing thousands of notes, scrip, bonds, and other financial obligations, issued in Texas between the 1820s and 1935. The collection includes two rare Arlington, Texas banknotes along with notes from Fort Worth, Dallas, Grapevine and North Ft.Worth. Also on display will Read more…

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: May 9-11

Theatre Arlington presents Nunsense Theatre Arlington continues its 41st anniversary season with the hilarious musical comedy and second-longest-running Off-Broadway show in history, Nunsense, by Dan Goggin. Nunsense is about a fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters accidently poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). This show features new jokes, additional lyrics, two new arrangements and a brand new song. Suitable for all audiences. Friday & Saturday performances are 8 p.m.; Sunday’s performance is 2 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for seniors/students. Click here for tickets. Read more…

Rare Coin and Currency Show Coming to Arlington

The Texas Numismatic Association (TNA) is bringing its annual Coin & Currency Show to the beautiful Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ball Park Way. A major attraction at the May 16-18 show will be a portion of the Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency on loan from the SMU DeGolyer Library. The collection is the most comprehensive in the United States, representing thousands of notes, scrip, bonds, and other financial obligations, issued in Texas between the 1820s and 1935. The collection includes two rare Arlington, Texas banknotes along with notes from Fort Worth, Dallas, Grapevine and North Ft.Worth. Also on display will Read more…

Exhibit of Ansel Adams Photos Coming to Arlington

Ansel Adams’ magnificent photographs of the American wilderness are recognized an admired around the globe.  Known for his black-and-white landscapes, Adams is credited with helping shape photography as a fine art. An exhibit featuring some of Adams’ favorite photos is coming to downtown Arlington. Ansel Adams: Masterworks, a collection of more the 45 photos Adams personally selected from his catalogue, opens May 3 at the Arlington Museum of Art (AMA), 201 W. Main Street. These images will be on display for three months this summer at the museum. This extraordinary exhibit contains pieces printed by Adams himself using silver gelatin Read more…

Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games Coming to Arlington

  Many people discover they’re a wee bit Scottish at the TEXAS SCOTTISH FESTIVAL & HIGHLAND GAMES, now celebrating its 28th anniversary and scheduled for May 2-3-4, 2014. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment, the Festival again hosts top Scottish musicians, professional athletes, and champion highland dancers. An exciting array of food, merchandise, souvenirs, and beverages from Scotland and Great Britain will be available for purchase. Musical acts include acclaimed Scottish fiddler Brian McNeill, renowned Scottish balladeer Alex Beaton, and noted folk singer Ed Miller. Celtic groups include: Clandestine, Jiggernaut, Margaret Gravitt, Tullamore, Teribus, John Taylor, Seamus Stout, Sparks & Taft, Read more…