Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Dream Builders: Arlington’s Luke Chacko is a Viral Video Singing Sensation

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode focuses on Luke Chacko, a 12-year-old YouTube viral video sensation from…

Culture Buzz: Enchant Christmas Lights Up Arlington’s Entertainment District

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits Enchant Christmas, which debuts this year in Arlington’s Entertainment District. With more than two million twinkling lights and brilliantly lit sculptures, families will create memories that will last beyond the holiday season. Based upon the delightful children’s story “The Adventures of Enchant: The Great Search,” written by…

Arlington Music Hall’s Christmaspectacular! Opens Dec. 1, 2017

After an enormously successful opening last December, the Arlington Music Hall invites residents and visitors to once again experience Christmaspectacular! this holiday season. This holiday musical adventure opens Friday, Dec. 1 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Downtown Arlington. Christmaspectacular!, written and created by Disney veteran Claud Smith III, is directed this year by…

The Eagles, Chris Stapleton Coming to AT&T Stadium Next June

The Eagles and Chris Stapleton have announced a June 23, 2018, concert date at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Eagles, who have been awarded six Grammy awards, have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame in 1998. Tickets for the Arlington concert go…

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour Coming to AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour will make a stop in Arlington next October. Swift’s first round of tour dates, which includes an Oct. 6 show at AT&T Stadium, were announced Monday. Tickets for the North American leg of the tour go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, December 13. General…

Culture Buzz: UTA’s Maverick Dance Company Prepares for Via Dance!

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits with The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Dance Company, sponsored by UTA’s Department of Theatre Arts. Each semester, the Maverick Dance Company presents a series of dance works by faculty, guest, and student choreographers at their formal dance concert, Via Dance, which…

UTA, City of Arlington Helped Actor Lou Diamond Phillips Pursue His Dream

Celebrated actor, director, and producer Lou Diamond Phillips, a 1985 graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington, developed his dream right here in The American Dream City. Phillips received his big break when he was cast as Ritchie Valens in the smash hit La Bamba, which led to many more memorable performances in…

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…