Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Arlington Continues Support for Cultural Arts Tourism Grant Program

Film festivals, art exhibits, plays and community concerts do more than provide rich cultural opportunities for Arlington’s residents to enjoy – they also help attract visitors from across the state, country and even the world to spend their time and money here. Nearly 14 million visitors spent $1.4 billion in Arlington…

Culture Buzz: Frame4Frame Festival Returns to Arlington Sept. 21-24, 2017

Dedicated to raising cultural awareness and appreciation for the diverse creative population in the Arlington area, the second annual Frame4Frame Festival is set for Thursday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 24. The festival will feature film at Studio Movie Grill in Arlington Lincoln Square, art at the Arlington Museum of…

Tickets on Sale Now for Sept. 2 Taste of Arlington

Tickets are on sale now for Taste of Arlington!This annual fundraising event unites restaurants, specialty beverages and gourmet food stores in the heart of Downtown Arlington. This year’s outdoor event is scheduled from 2 p. m. to 7 p. m. Saturday, Sept. 2 at 305 W. Main Street in Arlington’s Cultural Arts District. Taste…

Culture Buzz: UTA FabLab Using Technology to Make Dreams a Reality

The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the UTA FabLab, located inside The University of Texas at Arlington’s Libraries, 702 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX 76019. The UTA FabLab is a creative hub for students, faculty and staff, providing access to technologies, equipment, training, opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and…

Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Opens Recording Studio in Downtown Arlington

Multi-platinum gospel artist Kirk Franklin recently completed the transformation of a vacant furniture warehouse in Downtown Arlington into a $2 million, state-of-the-art recording studio unlike any in the country today. Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, which opened in November, is located in a two-story stone and glass building at 102 S. Oak St. The…

Six New Public Art Pieces Installed as Part of Star of Texas Project

The Arlington Museum of Art added six new stars to the public art campaign called the Star of Texas Art Project in The American Dream City. New stars have been installed at Tails ‘N Trails Dog Park at the Arlington Animal Services Center, the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center (two stars), Water Utilities…

Inaugural Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington Draws Crowds to Downtown

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington

On Saturday, people who stepped onto The Green at College Park in Downtown Arlington were transported to a bustling, global marketplace with traditional crafts, clothing, art and more from 35 countries. Performers from around the world danced to sounds of music from their home countries, while shoppers marveled at the work…

Arlington Native Dylan Chambers Returns Home for Center Stage Music Festival Performance

Put your dancing shoes and head on down this weekend to the annual Downtown Arlington Center Stage Music Festival. The free outdoor festival kicks off Friday, June 9 with country singer Bri Bagwell and Americana band Reckless Kelly. On June 10, the Levitt welcomes The Gibbonses, a husband and wife duo,…