Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Articles Weekend Buzz 08-14-14

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: August 15-17

24th Annual Yellow Rose Classic Drive on over to the Arlington Convention Center this weekend to see more than 200 classic, antique, late-model, and performance cars and trucks at the 24th Annual Yellow Rose Classic. This is the largest all Ford indoor car show in the Southwest. Hours: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults. Kids ages 12 and under are free. For more information and discount coupons, visit www.yellowrosecarshow.com or NTMC.org. Angels vs. Rangers Outfielder Josh Hamilton and his Los Angeles Angles return to Arlington for Read more…

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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: August 8-10

Mobile Pet Adoption Event Looking for a best friend? Stop by PetSmart this Saturday and find an adorable pet for immediate adoption. This event will run 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the PetSmart located at 203 E. Interstate 20, Suite 101 in South Arlington. This event is recurring every 2nd Saturday of the month. Arlington Music Hall Variety Show Spice up your life this weekend by catching the Arlington Music Hall Variety Show. This variety show will feature special guests: Rhythmic Souls and an AMH cast of singers. You don’t want to miss this musical journey featuring popular country Read more…

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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: August 1-3

How to Do Business with the City If you are interested in learning about contracting opportunities with the City of Arlington, stop by the Central Library on Friday, August 1 at 11 a.m. and learn about our Supplier Portal registration. You can pick up a How-to-do-Business packet. The City’s Purchasing Division will also be available to meet with vendors and hand out registration information and instructions. Arlington Museum of Art Presents – Ansel Adam: MasterWorks This is your last chance to see Ansel Adams’ artwork! This exhibition opened May 3 and closes Sunday, August 3. Come and see an extraordinary Read more…

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Get Ready for Levitt Pavilion’s Fall Concert Series

Fall is near and what better way to enjoy evening sunsets and leaves changing colors than an outdoor concert at the Levitt Pavilion in downtown Arlington. This year’s fall concert series features ten artists from different genres, with something for everyone. The free concerts start at 8 p.m. from Aug. 29 through Sept. 20 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Polka band Brave Combo hits the Levitt Pavilion stage Aug. 29 for a free concert, a fan favorite since first playing the Levitt when the venue opened in 2008. Also performing will be pop/rock band Ambrosia (Aug. 30), Americana music’s coolest Read more…

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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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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…