Category Archives: Arts & Culture

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,…

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market to Bring Artists to Arlington from Around the World

Arlington resident Linda Dipert loved her experience at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market so much that she decided to bring the event home with her. After two years of planning and working with Santa Fe event organizers, the renowned Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington is headed…

Art on the Greene Festival Once Again Draws Crowds to Arlington’s Entertainment District

While there’s a long list of arts and cultural festivals hosted throughout the year across North Texas, Art on the Greene in Arlington has established a name for itself with art aficionados and outdoor lovers alike.“It’s relaxing,” said Grand Prairie resident Kevyn Reed. “You’re here under the trees. Each artist…

Arlington CVB: 7 Facts to Know about the Art on the Greene Arts Festival

Billed as an “art lover’s paradise” by festival organizers, Art on the Greene Art Festival has been bringing a top-quality art show to the Arlington Entertainment District each spring for the last six years. One aspect that sets the show apart from other art festivals, according to festival founder Steve…