Category Archives: Entertainment

Get the Scoop on Globe Life Field Construction and More in Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

It’s always baseball time in Arlington, Texas!At the Park with Chuck is an all-new series on MyArlingtonTV that offers Rangers fans a behind-the-scenes look at Globe Life Field construction, fan events and the progress being made at the Texas Live! entertainment complex. The show is hosted by Chuck Morgan, the team’s…

Culture Buzz: 2018 AISD Youth Art Month at Arlington Museum of Art

The latest Culture Buzz episode on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown for Arlington ISD Youth Art Month. Each spring, the Arlington Museum of Art collaborates with AISD to give students the opportunity to display their artwork. Linh Nguyen, the interim Fine Arts Director for Arlington ISD schools,…

NFL Draft Experience in Arlington Brings Free Football Festival to Fans

The 2018 NFL Draft – coming to AT&T Stadium in Arlington on April 26-28 – will take place at an NFL stadium for the first time, enabling more fans than ever to view their favorite team’s selections in-person and enjoy the league’s largest free football festival. NFL Senior Vice President of…

Arlington Site Proposed for Largest Esports Stadium in U.S.

Arlington is proud to be home of the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and the WNBA’s Wings. But now the City has set its sights on a different but rapidly growing corner of the sports entertainment market — competitive gaming. The City of Arlington is excited to…

Arlington Successfully Sells Bonds for Globe Life Field Construction Contribution

The City of Arlington successfully sold $465.4 million in bonds on Wednesday, March 7, to fund the voter-approved contribution to the Texas Rangers $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark project. Arlington’s contribution is fully funded at $500 million, as the City is receiving premiums for the tax-exempt bonds. A premium is what an…

Ask the Experts: Jack Hill, Senior VP of Project Development for Globe Life Field

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to senior vice president of project development Jack Hill about the progress being made at the future Globe Life Field and how his team hopes to create a premiere baseball experience that sets it apart from ballparks across Major League Baseball. Hill,…

UT Arlington, Under Armour Announce Department-Wide Agreement

The University of Texas at Arlington intercollegiate athletics department and Learfield have agreed to a 7-year contract with global apparel manufacturer Under Armour (NYSE: UA) for the brand to serve as the official clothing, footwear and equipment supplier for each of the Mavericks’ 15 NCAA Division I athletic programs beginning…

February 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Kaily Orr

Kaily Orr, senior for Arlington High School’s girls soccer team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for February 2018. As the team’s leading scorer, Kaily is a four-year starter for the varsity team and has been selected first-team All District all four years.“Kaily Orr is…

Theatre Arlington’s Shrek the Musical Jr. Opens This Weekend

Theatre Arlington’s all-youth production of Shrek the Musical Jr. opens Friday, February 23 and runs on weekends through March 11. This musical, directed by Cindy Honeycutt, starts at 7:30 p. m. on Fridays, 2 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. on Saturdays and 2 p. m. on Sundays. Click here for ticket information. It’s a “big,…