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JAAP VAN ZWEDEN PASSING THE BATON

His Unforgettable Decade with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

T H E D E F I N I T I V E G U I D E TO DA L L A S

CITIES WITHIN THE CITY

Exploring Bishop Arts, Harwood & More

GOURMET MEXICANO

Delicious Dining Options

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The Best Steaks in Town

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Number of expert agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, who know North Texas’ every neighborhood, school and nuance

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Days of sunshine in a North Texas year. We don’t talk about those other three days.

21 Number of Fortune 500 companies in North Texas

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Number of happy people across (and, coincidentally, the total population of) North Texas, where the opportunities are high and the cost of living is relatively low.

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Where Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty lands on the list of the most exceptional homes sold in 2017 in Dallas and Tarrant counties. No matter the price or location, your dream home is here.

23 Number of the richest Americans who call North Texas home

Where Dallas lands on the list of U.S. cities being moved to and on Forbes’ list of the hottest cities for housing in 2017. We knew it all along: We opened here in 1960.

SOURCES: TRENDGRAPHIX, STEVE BROWN/THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD, DALLAS REGIONAL CHAMBER, VISITDALLAS.COM. SALES RANKING PER NORTH TEXAS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR HOMES SOLD PRICED MORE THAN $1 MILLION.

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FEATURES

ISSUE 30: SPRING 2018

CONTENTS 22 DALLAS DINING REDEFINED

50 CITIES WITIN THE CITY

60 PAMPER-YOURSELF

It’s a super exclusive, first-rate ride for the senses. Step inside Frank Underground, a sensational speakeasy style dinner party experience run by a pair of loveable Texas chefs on a mission. BY DAVID MUSCARI

Downtown Dallas continues to transform through the development of “upscale districts.” Take a peek inside these beautiful, entertaining destinations. BY ALAN PHILLIPS

From super scrub facial treatments, to relaxing massages, detoxifying body wraps, lash extensions and more, Dallas boasts some of the best day spas in America. BY LEAH FRAZIER

38 ADEIU, JAAP After nearly a decade leading the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, music director Jaap van Zweden is headed to the New York Philharmonic. How can we ever thank him enough? That’s easy…. BY DAVID MUSCARI

56 HIGH END MEXICANO AND MORE Tasty tortillas, flavorful Margaritas, tacos and tamales, and other South of the Border fare doesn’t get much better than this list of upscale, gourmet Mexican restaurants. BY TYLER HICKS

38 Photo by Mark Kitaoka

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Maestro Jaap van Zweden leads the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in concert. Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka

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ISSUE 30: SPRING 2018

CONTENTS 66 THE SCENE There are Big D events to suit everyone’s style. Check out our expanded calendar for the best in sports, culture, and entertainment.

82 DINING Whether you want a quick bite or a savory sit-down experience, pour over our guide before heading out on your next culinary excursion.

86 SHOPPING From trendy boutiques and high-end malls, to hip vintage stores and more, find out the smart spots to shop.

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If you’re looking for a memorable moment in Big D, we’ve got tips on what to do and where to go for a fun adventure.

96 OUR PARTING SHOT The Dallas Zoo is home to the new Simmons Hippo Outpost, as well as the 11-acre Giants of the Savanna, a mixed species habitat shared by elephants, giraffes, zebras and other favorite African species including this unique Okapi.

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allas has blossomed into one of the nation’s premiere center for the arts. Our 60-plus acres of theaters, museums and performance halls in the Dallas Arts District alone rivals any such complex in the world. With that in mind, Dallas Symphony Orchestra music director Jaap van Zweden graces the cover this spring edition of Dallas Hotel Magazine. Over the last decade, the Maestro has left a memorable mark on our town.

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Now, as he winds up his career here for a new role as music director at the fabled New York Philharmonic, we look back at his unforgettable impact, and the remarkable legacy the rock star of classical music leaves behind on the arts in Dallas. I hope you will enjoy our very special cover story. Can you feel it? A change of season is in the North Texas air; writer Tyler Hicks has a few fresh ideas of spring things to do around Dallas over the next few months.

Then, he takes your taste buds on an upscale Gourmet Mexicano tour around town, and checks in with a few delicious suggestions. Plus, we’re exploring some eclectic, must-visit destinations within our region -- such as Bishop Arts, the Harwood District and more -- uncovering reasons to put these “cities within the city” on any authentic Dallas bucket list. Supper clubs are nothing new. But at Frank Underground the chefs are world-class and the location is top-secret. While the wait to get into the communal dinner party can take months (or longer), every meal has a theme and a character all its own -- and is never served twice. We’ve got all the ultra unique details. If pampering and relaxation is in your future, local culture expert Leah Frazier has details on some of Dallas best spas experiences. If you’re considering a move to our area, Texas’ top expert on luxury homes, Robbie Briggs of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty knows the territory well.

In fact, he says the real essence of Big D is all about being “distinctive” -- take a look. Now, charge up your i-Pad, smart phone and memory banks – it’s time to fill your calendar with a variety of exciting activities. The Scene provides details on 80 great events each month, including a comprehensive rundown of theater, concerts, dance and performance, plus art shows and exhibitions, festivals, lectures and much more. Plus, check out our complete listing of the area’s sports schedules –Mavericks basketball, Stars hockey and the Texas Rangers are in full swing along with NASCAR, college sports and more. Our options are among the best in the U.S. Plus we provide details on a wide array of fashionable restaurants, sensational shopping, and more. Please enjoy this new edition of Dallas Hotel Magazine, with our compliments. It’s the “definitive guide for discerning visitors to Big D.”

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Named as the No. 1 business-friendly city in America, Dallas makes it easy to do business and to relax.

The “D” in DFW may as well stand for “distinctive.” BY ROBBIE BRIGGS

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here are so many distinguishing characteristics about our region. And it’s those unique features that fuel the incredible enthusiasm for North Texas in corners all over the world. Here are a few interesting tidbits that illustrate the point. Dallas is the No. 1 city people are moving to. In fact, it holds the record for one-way routes

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for U-Haul trucks. When it comes to jobs, Dallas/Fort Worth has the second-highest employment increase in the U.S. Another distinction for our area is that DFW ranked No. 1 in office leasing in 2017, and second in office construction, behind only New York City. Population estimates released in January by the U.S. Census Bureau report that 10 of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the southern U.S. in 2016. Did you know that four of the top five are right here in Texas? Our skyrocketing population growth represents an average of 393 persons a day moving to

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Food trucks pepper the landscape along Downtown Dallas streets, offering unique artisanal cuisine options for crowds assembling in various green spaces.


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Above: North Texas is chock full of Fortune 500 companies including petrochemical giant ExxonMobil in nearby Irving and Southwest Airlines at Dallas Love Field.

the area. That translates to more than 7.1 million residing in DFW. As for demographic specifics, the median age in DFW is 34.5 years of age. Interestingly, Fort Worth is even younger at 31. An astounding 20 Fortune 500 companies and nearly 40 Fortune 1000 companies currently call North Texas home. That illustrious group is spread all over North Texas and includes ExxonMobil in Irving, AT&T, Tenet Health and Southwest Airlines in Dallas and the American Airlines Group and Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth.

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Left: Hope springs eternal in North Texas, where fans love America’s Team, the five-time Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys. Below: Klyde Warren Park is an urban gathering center, constructed above the Woodall Rodgers Freeway, featuring a variety of community activities such as symphonic and rock concerts.

And that’s just scratching the surface. Plus, with some distinctive new advantages baked into the new tax laws, which took effect on January 1, our non-incometax-state status will attract even more businesses, jobseekers and consumers. If you’re visiting Dallas or any of the other metropolitan areas around North Texas, we invite you to dig in and enjoy your stay. Introduce yourself, shake a few hands and make some new friends. This is one of the friendliest places anywhere on the planet. Perhaps you’ll join us, and call DFW home.

So maybe the Cowboys didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this season; we still have a lot to be proud of in North Texas, and continue to be among the most distinctive areas in America.

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The cuisine at Frank is inventive, lively and served in conjunction with an overarching theme involving music, storytelling and eclectic cultural elements.

Dallas’ Ultimate Dinner Party Frank Underground confidential culinary events have made friends out of strangers and believers out of cynics. BY DAVID MUSCARI

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rivate supper clubs are nothing new. For years, serious-minded foodies have flocked to super secret dining spots around the country, raving in the aftermath of their culinary experiences. A secret knock here, a wink and a clandestine password there, then poof – like an old-fashioned speakeasy from

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the roaring twenties, enthusiastic chowhounds enter, nosh the night away then spread the hushhush word to their inner circle. But let’s face it: in the rush of trendy restaurants, it’s all “been done.” An especially genre-bending example, however, still manages to punch through the hubbub and make a statement. Welcome to Frank, a Dallas cuisine club of sorts with a tasty reputation for being unique, fun and memorable. Now in its seventh year of operation, participation is chosen via a carefully maintained, albeit random, online lottery system. And if you think getting selected is easy, prepare to wait … and wait … and wait … Dallas restaurant devotees Erin and Andrew Schendle know the feeling. “We had tried make the

guest list for over six months, when we finally received an invitation,” says Erin, a local media executive. What participants such as the Schendles discover at Frank is an interesting patina — casual, comfortable and cool in tone, run by a pair of fanatical pros on a dedicated mission. Jennie Kelley and Ben Starr are the super chefs in charge, hosts and the principal tour guides through an entertaining evening of culinary anthropology. The pair’s individual backgrounds are impressive. And what’s more, it’s abundantly clear that they relish each other and the earnest mission they share, without taking any of it (or themselves) too seriously. In 2011, they were both

successful contestants, matching kitchen skills with judges – including resident hard-ass Gordon Ramsay – on the “American Idol” of TV cooking shows, “MasterChef.” Kelly was a vocalist in musical pioneer Tim DeLaughter’s symphonic rock collective known as the Polyphonic Spree. Traveling with the group gave her a chance to sample cuisine in hidden nooks and crannies around the world. Starr’s also globetrotted, exploring anything and everything, which he eloquently describes during his underground restaurant sessions. The pair met for the first time while contestants on the reality show, and discovered they lived near each other. They are brilliant, eclectic


Frank participants sit at a long, handcrafted wooden table, ideal for a communal dining experience. It’s not unusual for diners to start the evening as complete strangers and exit as fast friends.

storytellers who talk about everything from creative kitchens to origins of foods, sustainability, music, pop culture and more, in a lively dinner party atmosphere where they act as ringmasters. Kelley and Starr offer guests the uncommon opportunity to be exposed to a lot during a compressed amount of time (each dinner lasts approximately three hours). Amy Boronow and her husband attended Frank, given to them as a wedding gift from friends. “The group of maybe two-dozen people ranged in age from twenties to sixties,” she says. “We were pleasantly surprised at the level of discussion that opened up between complete strangers. It was a five-star experience on so many levels.” Participants are requested to reserve space for no more than four people at $150 each, and highly encouraged to open hearts and minds in family-style conversation to those seated next to them and across the long weathered common table where creations are served. Diners are met on arrival with a welcoming craft cocktail, followed by a multi-course meal and chef-selected wine pairings. Each portion of the dinner

connects a number of creative dots – a refreshing course of octopus purple potato salad may cue Prince’s “Purple Rain,” or a delicious mix of crab, crisp jicama, cauliflower puree, hearts of palm and more, drizzled with a white yuzo coconut dressing, could usher in the 1967 Procol Harem gem, “A Whiter Shade of Pale.” And while evenings are certainly meticulously planned and orchestrated, the mood somehow remains spontaneous. Like the harmonic freedom of a Mozart sonata or the exploratory nature of Cézanne’s Post-Impressionist watercolors, Frank dinners seem designed, from start to completion, as works of art. Through a unique process, the chefs and a merry band of provision staffers, determinedly break down communication gaps between strangers, food barriers, or whatever else may get in the way of a grand experience. And it’s all done with sincerity, big talent and a steady stream of laughter. Deciding between animated conversations, observing the rush of activity around the room, interactions between a menagerie of assistants, and the

cuisine, what’s the most memorable portion of the evening for attendees? “The food was so expressive, but the presentation really turned our heads,” says Erin Schendle. “And as fans of Polyphonic Spree, we were thrilled to learn of the connection!”

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Dallas Zoo

Beatles tribute band and fan favorite Hard Night’s Day will return to the Sprint Stage for the 2018 Safari Nights season Presented by Reliant.

Music, Monkeys and More

enjoy 2,000 animals during the day, and music at night. Each year the lineup features a variety of artists, and is known for including several jam-worthy cover bands Safari Nights returns to that get the crowds out of their seats and belting along to fan the Dallas Zoo. favorites. Seasoned attendees know the BY ELISE D. LAKE best way to enjoy the day is to ack your picnics and put on visit the Zoo early to catch keeper your dancing shoes! The Safari chats and ride the Adventure Safari Monorail, then return to Nights concert series Presented their cars to grab blankets and by Reliant returns to the Dallas chairs to set up camp for the Zoo on Saturday evenings from evening on shady Cat Green. The April 28 through July 14. Zoo sells a variety of tasty bites Hosted at the largest Zoo in and indulgent treats. There’s Texas, the concerts have become even an on-site food truck serving a favorite tradition for party animals and families alike across the up fresh chicken tenders and tempting tater tots, as well as a Metroplex. The evening performances are included with general craft beer garden featuring wine Zoo admission, allowing guests to and cold drafts on tap. For a VIP

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experience, rent a private cabana for your party, complete with seating, fans and refreshments. Take advantage of special evening programming before the bands take the Sprint Stage, including Wonders of the Wild, a 20-minute, interactive animal show presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation, which begins at 6 p.m. Directly after, visit Picnic Ridge (near the herpetarium and a short walk from Cat Green) to see animal ambassadors up close. Guests can meet a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles, while learning about conservation and how the Dallas Zoo is helping wildlife across the world. The concerts begin at 7 p.m. and guests are invited to enjoy the Zoo until 9 p.m. While the music is the main focus for the

evening festivities, one of the most magical parts of the night is the chance to gaze at Galapagos tortoises, fixate on flamingos— and if you’re lucky—watch the elephants roam the Savanna and the hippos dine al fresco. Safari Nights is free for members, and included with non-members’ paid Zoo admission ($15 for ages 12-64, $12 for ages 3-11 and seniors, and free for children under 2). Enjoy an epic Zoo day and explore from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (the Zoo will stamp your hand so you can return on the same day if you need a break), or simply make it an evening affair and go for the music. For the full concert lineup, available spring 2018, Visit DallasZoo.com/SafariNights.


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In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar includes powerful images of how female identity is shaped over time and across cultures. On view through June 17. Free admission. Soraya and Tala, Yarze, Lebanon, 2014. From the series: Unspoken Conversations. Inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist and Robert Klein Gallery, Boston

Kimbell Art Museum kimbellart.org

Discover exotic costumes, treasured porcelain, transcendent Buddhist icons, and alluring jade in the exhibition From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection on view through August 19. Nagaraja, Tibet, 15th century, Gilded bronze. The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection.

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Visit New Works by Ron Mueck featuring the artist’s extraordinarily realistic figures, on view through May 6. Drift, 2009. Mixed media. Overall: 46 7/16 × 37 13/16 × 8 1/4 inches. The Collection of John & Amy Phelan. © Ron Mueck. Courtesy the Artist, Anthony d’Offay, London and Hauser & Wirth.

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We’ve DESIGNed a bet

A bite of Italy in the Design District, Sassetta’s light and casually elegant space welcomes you to linger from morning’s café-style breakfast to evening’s housemade pastas, shared plates, Italian wines, and desserts. Across from Wheelhouse, it shares the covered pavilion known as Center Court, which showcases artist Daniel Arsham’s 18-foot-tall sculpture “Moving Figure.” (214) 307-5695 sassetta-dallas.com

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With an industrial design, this take on a modern pub is a perfect spot for watching the game, brunching on the patio, or a gathering after a gallery opening. Pub classics like pretzels and burgers are all made in-house, elevated a notch, and best paired with draft beers or craft cocktails. (214) 307-5690 wheelhouse-dallas.com DallasDesignDistrict.com


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FEED YOUR NEEDS

Forget Chinese, French or Italian. You’ve come all the way to Texas — home of the steer — and you want some meat. From mouthwatering rib-eyes to succulent strips, the best steaks in the country can be found right here. Because there’s nothing better than that first bite of premium beef grilled to perfection, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best steakhouses in Dallas. At each one you’ll find fine dining, excellent service, extensive wine lists and prime cuts of beef you will be raving about for days.

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ARTHUR’S PRIME STEAKS & SEAFOOD Designed to be dazzling but not pretentious, Arthur’s invites you to dine in a setting as comfortable as your own home. The menu features prime aged steaks and fresh seafood flown in daily. Desserts are made in-house, and an extensive wine list is featured. Service always is attentive and professional.

CHAMBERLAIN’S STEAK & CHOP HOUSE

3232 Olive Street, Dallas 972.490.9000 delfriscos.com

DUNSTON’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE

15175 Quorum Drive, Addison 972.385.0800 arthursdallas.com

BLUE CHARCOAL Serving the ultimate in Texas French cuisine, III Forks recreates the grandiose lifestyle of Texans who believe that fine dining includes premier cuisine, service and ambiance. With more than 25,000 square feet of elegant dining, III Forks can accommodate intimate parties and groups of up to 900, making it the perfect choice for any special occasion. 17776 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.267.1776 iiiforks.com

This family-style restaurant serves up Brazilian flavor in an all-you-can-eat meal that includes meats prepared as they are in Brazil. The table side presentation includes samples of 11 varieties of meats, along with side dishes and salad, all for a fixed price. 518 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson 972.907.1862

This Addison steakhouse only serves premium ingredients, including the finest cuts of beef, beautifully marbled and prepared to perfection. Its dedication to quality cuts ensures that every meal at Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House is memorable. 5330 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.934.2467 chamberlainssteakhouse.com

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DAKOTA’S

BOB’S STEAK & CHOP HOUSE

This underground marvel has been a downtown dining tradition for locals since it opened 30 years ago. Its unique location creates an ambiance unlike any other, and its patio has long been considered one of the city’s most romantic spots. Its Midwestern grain-fed beef is aged a minimum of 28 days.

AL BIERNAT’S

600 N. Akard St., Dallas 214.740.4001 dakotasrestaurant.com

Ranked as one of the top steakhouses in the country, Bob’s offers experienced service and an extensive wine list to complement the best prime steak around. Come by and let the staff prove why they’re so proud of what they do at Bob’s. 4300 Lemmon Ave., Dallas 214.528.9446

Offering upscale American cuisine, Al Biernat’s specializes in prime steaks and seafood. Enjoy a semi-casual atmosphere and an award-winning wine list featuring more than 650 selections from around the world. 4217 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.219.2201 NORTH 5251 Spring Valley Rd. 972.239.3400 albiernats.com

DOWNTOWN 555 S. Lamar St., Dallas 214.652.4800

DALLAS CHOP HOUSE Innovating the American steakhouse experience, this restaurant features a modern approach to classic steakhouse recipes. With in-house dryaged meats and flavor-filled recipes prepared by a top culinary team, the Chop House consistently is ranked as one of the best steakhouses around. 1717 Main St., Dallas 214.736.7300

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THE CAPITAL GRILLE

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAK HOUSE

One block from the Arts District, this restaurant offers edible works of art, including steaks dryaged onsite. With a superb wine list, Capital Grille surrounds diners with the very best. Rich African mahogany paneling and warm lighting set the tone for a comfortably elegant evening at this upscale spot.

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The new Dunston’s Prime Steakhouse has the look and feel of a comfortable, high-end steakhouse, but without the high prices. The menu includes many choices in USDA prime steaks, along with choice cuts familiar to regulars. Also making the transition to the new building are traditional home-cooked favorites, including the chicken-fried rib eyes and fried catfish for which Dunston’s is famous. 8526 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas 214.637.3513 dunstonssteakhouse.com

EDDIE V’s

Eddie V’s features fine seafood expertly prepared and a charismatic vibe that words are powerless to define. But we invite you to try. With a live jazz schedule, enjoy cocktails poured with precision and musical artists fresh from the local and national scene. 4023 Oak Lawn Avenue 214.890.1500 eddiev.com

FEARING’S RESTAURANT Chef Dean Fearing, known as the “father of Southwestern cuisine,” has made his culinary home inside the Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, and can often be spotted in his chef coat and cowboy boots, chatting with customers. Fearing’s innovative and award-winning menu includes Texas farm-to-market specialties that change regularly. The restaurant is also known for its gracious, attentive service and its seven distinctly different dining settings in one restaurant. 2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.922.4848

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JAXX STEAKHOUSE This neighborhood favorite, formerly Jaxx Cafe, offers casual fine dining at its best, with uncompromising service in a romantic 1930s, Boston-style setting. Enjoy Jaxx’s prime aged beef and come see why baseball’s famed legend Mickey Mantle was a regular patron for years. 14925 Midway Road, Addison 972.458.7888 jaxxsteakhouse.com

KENNY’S WOOD FIRED GRILL This Addison hotspot is reminiscent of a 1940s Chicago-style chophouse—classy and relaxed with a warm atmosphere. The menu features wood-grilled seafood, prime-cut meats and American classics with a twist. Every meal begins with its famous popovers, which are warm, flaky and fresh from the oven with a crispy outside and soft center that’ll have you begging for more. 5000 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.392.9663 kennyswoodfiredgrill.com

KIRBY’S Since 1954, this steakhouse has served the finest grain-fed, aged Midwestern prime beef and fresh seafood, daily chef features and a spectacular collection of Old and New World wines. Kirby’s elegant yet casual atmosphere, superb service and consistent cuisine keeps it among the best steakhouses in the area. 3305 E. SH 114, Southlake 817.410.2221 kirbyssteakhouse.com

KNIFE The menu melds classic and modern steakhouse dishes with all-natural beef, pork, lamb and dry-aged prime cuts. Additional specialty cuts include chuck flap, outside skirt, tri tip, culet, beef cheeks, beef tongue, oxtail and rich, exotic Akaushi beef. Other meats include grass-fed bison and lamb, specialty breeds of pork, chicken and seasonal game birds; and house-made sausages, hotdogs and brats. The Highland Dallas 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas

KOBE STEAKS Experience creative hibachi cooking in a funfilled atmosphere in which specially trained chefs demonstrate knife-wielding skill and showmanship as they prepare fresh meals before your eyes. Specialties include carefully chosen steak, seafood, chicken, vegetables and a fabulous flaming onion volcano.

the warm hospitality, exceptional service and award-winning food that has made Lawry’s a Dallas favorite since 1982. 14655 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.503.6688 lawrysonline.com

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Morton’s The Steakhouse in Uptown combines generous portions of high-quality food prepared to exacting standards with exceptional service in an enjoyable dining environment. 2222 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.741.2277 mortons.com

NICK & SAM’S Founded in 1999 by restaurateur Phil Romano, this Uptown steakhouse features some of the city’s finest cuts of meat, seafood and pork chops, which pair well with its extensive wine list of more than 450 selections. Also featured is a chef’s table, raw bar and wine bar with complementary caviar. 3008 Maple Ave., Dallas 214.871.7444 nick-sams.com

OCEAN PRIME Steak or seafood? Here you can choose the best of both. Add in world-class wines, award winning, handcrafted cocktails, timeless elegance and take-your-breath-away service. Ocean Prime’s passion is to provide an extraordinary supper-club experience. Located at Rosewood Court in Uptown, Ocean Prime is open weekdays for lunch and nightly for dinner. 2101 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas 214.965.0440 ocean-prime.com

OLD HICKORY STEAKHOUSE Overlooking the winding river in the two-acre atrium, Old Hickory Steakhouse is one of Gaylord’s signature restaurants featuring a stylish, contemporary design. After dinner, visit the secluded lounge for signature cocktails or indulge in a fine cigar from a traditional Spanish cedar humidor on the cigar terrace. 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine 817.778.2215 gaylordhotels.com

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RAFAIN This Prime Brazilian Steakhouse serves meats that are charcoal grilled to perfection. Featuring a themed and fun ambiance, gaucho staff, and a salad bar, this establishment is an experience filled with powerful flavors.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse puts immeasurable care into everything they do, all to provide their guests

Welcome to SER—an exciting breed of Dallas steakhouse. Poised atop the iconic Hilton Anatole and boasting unparalleled views of the Dallas skyline, SER offers a sophisticated urban dining experience unlike any other. You’ll be treated to bold, chef-driven cuisine featuring the finest steaks, chops and market-fresh seafood paired with handcrafted cocktails and expertly selected wines. Hilton Anatole, Floor 27 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas 214.761.7479 sersteak.com

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RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE This well-known Dallas steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere and some of the best steak in the country. Whether it’s dinner for two, a business meeting, or a private party, Ruth’s Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs.

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This esteemed steakhouse offers prime, juicy cuts and succulent, fresh seafood in an elegant ambiance and chic lounge. Appropriately named one of the best steakhouses in Dallas, this chic steakhouse is sure to please everyone’s tastebuds.

SALTGRASS STEAK HOUSE

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17840 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.250.2244

The story of this award-winning steakhouse began when Longhorn cattle were driven to the Texas Gulf Coast to graze on the rich coastal salt grass. They soon became known for creating the best beef Texas. The restaurant offers great food and legendary hospitality and is one of many restaurants owned by Landry’s, Inc. The menu features only prime cuts of meats, campfire-style favorites and succulent desserts made from scratch daily. 13561 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 469.330.0152

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This award-winning menu is offered in a comfortable, casual elegant setting. The restaurant serves hand-selected USDA-aged prime beef cuts that are brought in fresh daily. For a memorable dining experience, try one of its specialties such as Perry’s Famous Pork Chop, chateaubriand and flaming desserts. Here you will find a spectacular selection of world-class wines.

4101 LBJ Freeway, Dallas 972.243.9440

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PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE

3000 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.781.2202

5000 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.934.8150

In Texas, where beef is serious business, this restaurant has earned its reputation. Its famous roasted prime rib is carved tableside in a luxurious club-like setting. Expect to find

with a dining experience like no other. They buy the highest-quality ingredients, use a timeless recipe, and cook it flawlessly each and every time. Discover for yourself why Pappas Bros. is ranked as one of the top steakhouses in the country.

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Y.O. RANCH STEAKHOUSE Savor the finest cuts of steak, chops and fresh fish cooked to perfection in a relaxed, elegant atmosphere at the chef-owned Y.O. Steakhouse and discover for yourself why Jim O’Connor of the Food Network declared the Y.O. Steakhouse “one of the nation’s finest steakhouses.” 702 Ross Ave., Dallas 214.744.3287 yoranchsteakhouse.com


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Over the last decade, JAAP VAN ZWEDEN has gained a mammoth presence, working on three continents around the world. Now, as he prepares to depart the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for an exciting new position with the New York Philharmonic, what is his legacy? BY DAVID MUSCARI

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Jaap van Zweden trades his baton for Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki’s basketball at a concert on January 28, 2012. The appearance celebrated van Zweden’s award as Musical America’s Conductor of the Year.

n international circles, Jaap van Zweden’s name commands serious attention. He brings as much excitement and acclaim to musical discussions as any of his classical contemporaries. Across the globe, in van Zweden’s native Amsterdam, the 57-year-old Dutchman is considered a rock star in his profession. Now, as he closes in on the conclusion of his final season as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, a few important things come to mind. First, there is little doubt that van Zweden transformed the orchestra in significant ways, ultimately fashioning it into one of the finest ensembles in the United States. If his ultimate goal was to leave the DSO in better condition than when he joined, chalk that up as a victory. At the same time, van Zweden’s tenure in North Texas— which began in 2008—parallels Dallas’ precipitous intensification in terms of being recog-

nized as a worldwide center for the performing arts. He replaced Andrew Litton, who is currently music director of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. Van Zweden’s entrance signaled a new beginning for the region, and an accelerated commitment to performance of all kinds. “I think Dallas changed in the last 10 years dramatically,” said the maestro in a recent discussion at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in the heart of the Arts District. “Take the new buildings, and the enormous amount of people that came from all over the world, all over America, to Dallas. You can see and feel the change. It’s a vibrancy that is probably healthier than ever… it has been an incredible time,” said van Zweden. “It’s like a completely different city.” From the larger performance companies based in the Dallas Arts District, to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra just across

the Trinity River and beyond, an entire circle of artists has been touched by the maestro’s considerable glow, and benefitted from the attention he’s steered about the market all over the world. In fact, one could make the assertion that van Zweden, a childhood violin prodigy who grew into one of the most distinguished figures in his profession, and the Arts District have skyrocketed to new heights— together. When it was announced in January 2016 that he’d be leaving his post at the DSO to helm one of the world’s most famed orchestras, it seemed the New York Philharmonic’s hire represented a corroboration of what Dallas audiences already knew: Jaap van Zweden is a legitimate superstar. From the start, his sophisticated presence, obsessive style and exacting demeanor seemed to embolden the community that welcomed him with open arms. He brought a confident, controlled swagger to the podium of the Meyerson, one of the world’s

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top performance halls. Van Zweden seemed to embody the promise of Dallas’ newfound commitment to the arts, and became the face of a movement, an icon that much would be attached to over his years with the DSO. He presided over considerable change within the ranks of the orchestral players through his tenure. “New faces came in, they left. Big talents came in, big talents left…an ongoing thing in an orchestra,” said van Zweden. But while musicians may have changed here and there, he says, the “relationships” always remained solid, crediting “making music together in one of the best halls in the world” as an essential underpinning for success. “It was a phenomenon founda-

tion,” added van Zweden. “And to be able, as a music director, to build on the relationship, and build on the quality of the orchestra—and build on myself—It was extremely inspiring, and still in today.” As for DSO musicians, they also understand his contributions, and express great admiration for van Zweden. “[He] is one of the few conductors in the world who, when he rehearses an orchestra, the result is electrifying—one of a handful who not only puts his own stamp on the music but also puts his own stamp on the sound of his orchestra,” says retired DSO principal bassoon, Wilfred Roberts. “In a world where most conductors are overly hyped and with little substance, he

is unique in that he is actually even better than the hype that surrounds him,” adds Roberts admiringly. “I truly regret that I was able to play for Maestro van Zweden for only eight years.” Critics have commented on van Zweden’s exacting demeanor—an intense style that pushed musicians to new heights. Nevertheless, his artistic impact has been undeniable, according to Ryan Anthony. “There is no debating the changes brought to the Dallas Symphony during Jaap van Zweden’s time as music director,” says Anthony, a world-renowned musician and current DSO Principal Trumpet. A soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, Anthony is prestigious in performance


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circles. He was a member of the internationally celebrated Canadian Brass, and, more recently, the driving force behind the Cancer Blows concert series. “The orchestra raised their level of playing both in musical and technical abilities,” says Anthony. “The level of excellence expected of the players was only matched by the level of van Zweden’s own personal expectations. “To look at the orchestra is to see new young faces, top players in the country excited to live in Dallas,” adds Anthony. Colleagues all around the country and abroad are watching, listening and interested in what we are doing.” As for the biggest difference before and after van Zweden,

Anthony is adamant. “The DSO is now considered a ‘destination orchestra,’ a top orchestra whose performances are considered a standard in performance,” he says.

A Dallas Icon The tale of the tape is not just measured in the orchestra pit. Van Zweden also cut a fine public figure during his years in Texas, and is considered by many to be among the city’s most recognizable people. He easily stands toe-to-toe with contemporary sports figures such as Troy Aikman, Dirk Nowitzki and Mark Cuban, superstar chefs Dean Fearing and Stephan Pyles, actress/ singer Erykah Badu, designer Lela Rose, former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk and the city’s highest

profilers. One of van Zweden’s most unforgettable local moments took place in 2012, when Nowitzki welcomed the Maestro to the stage at the Meyerson. It was prior to a performance of Mozart when the 7-foot-tall Dallas Mavericks NBA all-star surprised him with a warm handshake and a hug. “Now, I’d like to welcome to the stage another Dallas MVP,” said Nowitzki. “Conductor of the year, Jaap van Zweden!” The men swapped a basketball for a baton and enjoyed a buoyant ovation from a sold-out audience. The evening was filled with dignitaries and some of the city’s most celebrated people, including Mayor Mike Rawlings and NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt

“The level of excellence expected of the players was only matched by the level of van Zweden’s own personal expectations.” RYAN ANTHONY Principal trumpet, Dallas Symphony

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Above: Van Zweden greets Concertmaster Alexander Kerr backstage at the Meyerson. Right: Van Sweden and longtime DSO musician Wilfred Roberts at the Principal Bassoon’s final concert in 2015. Far right: Van Zweden leads the DSO at NorthPark Center on October 17, 2015.

Smith, who came together to celebrate the Maestro’s recent accolade: Musical America’s 2012 Conductor of the Year Award. Van Zweden had been recognized by the prestigious publication for his work with the Dallas Symphony and the growth of the ensemble since the beginning of his tenure. Highlights include various world premieres, 2011’s triumphant Carnegie Hall performance, and the celebrated European tour the following year that drew momentous critical approval. “Dallas conquers the Concertgebouw,” wrote Ferdi de Lange in De Standaard/Belgium Amsterdam, following a performance on March 12, 2013. “With typical Texan swagger, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, with Jaap van Zweden at the 44

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in Germany, Dallas Morning News classical music critic Scott Cantrell wrote glowingly: “Music director Jaap van Zweden has proved himself one of the most compelling conductors around these days. And European audiences have learned there’s much more to Dallas than ‘Dallas.’” Back in North Texas, his shadow lengthens as the driving force behind the successful Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival, now it its fourth year.

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The Big Apple Awaits helm, performed a mythical concert that thrilled the audience and shook the Concertgebouw to its foundations.” After the tour’s closing night

Over the decades, the storied New York orchestra has featured a staggering number of classical giants at the helm: Leonard Bernstein, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Willem Mengelberg, Arturo Tos-


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Jaap van Zweden’s Final Performances of the 2017/18 Season APRIL 26–28 Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 Louis Lortie, piano DURUFLÉ: Requiem Dallas Symphony Chorus | Joshua Habermann, director Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano .......................................................................................................... MAY 10–11 Moody Performance Hall ReMix: Mozart - Tchaikovsky - Berg MOZART: Flute and Harp Concerto David Buck, flute Emily Levin, harp BERG: Violin Concerto Emmanuelle Boisvert, violin TCHAIKOVSKY: Pezzo capriccioso Christopher Adkins, cello .......................................................................................................... MAY 18 & 20 Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Are there any words of wisdom, or purely practical advice for his successor at the podium, the 17th music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra? “Be yourself,” he says simply. “You should do it your own way, and enjoy the enormous talent which this orchestra is.”

MAY 24–26 Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center JONATHAN LESHNOFF: Violin Concerto No. 2 (World Premiere) Alexander Kerr, violin BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9, “Choral” Lise Lindstrom, soprano Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano Stuart Skelton, tenor Matthias Goerne, baritone Dallas Symphony Chorus | Joshua Habermann, director

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canini and Gustav Mahler. The move to the Big Apple comes with new challenges and a high set of expectations. Each new music director must continue the rich history and legacy. For his part, van Zweden believes he is ready for the task. “I am thrilled to lead the New York Philharmonic, of course,” he says. “But I am humble. Those who came before me have all proved that they were the right choice. “And I still have to do that. So for now, I will be humble.” Here in Dallas, van Zweden leaves an orchestra that is primed and well prepared for the future. The next artistic leader will take over an extraordinary ensemble able to attract the best talent, playing at the top of its game.

WAGNER: Die Walküre (Complete opera in three acts) Simon O’Neill, tenor Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano Jongmin Park, bass Matthias Goerne, baritone Heidi Melton, soprano Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano ..........................................................................................................


Have Fun & Soak Up The Sun

It’s springtime in Dallas. Here’s your guide to the top attractions of the season. BY TYLER HICKS

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he sun is out, the birds are a-chirping and everything seems a little brighter. It’s not the opening scene of a Disney movie—it’s springtime in Dallas. With the cold weather behind you, the time is now to venture out and sample all this city has to offer this sunny season. From parks and coasters to treats and eats, here is your ultimate guide to springtime fun in the big D.

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DALLAS ZOO

This is a city favorite, and a must if you’re planning to bring the kiddos around. With more than 2,000 animals from around the world, the Dallas Zoo offers fun that is both endless and timeless— it’s been around for 120 years, making it the oldest and largest zoo in the state of Texas. But, like a fine wine, this zoo keeps getting better with age. Just ask the hippos, who recently made their grand return to this Lone Star staple. 650 South RL Thornton Fwy / 469-554-7500 / dallaszoo.com Dallas Zoo

SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS

Six Flags has a little something for everyone. Are you a fan of the classics? Take a spin on the Texas Giant! In the mood for something new? Try out The Joker, a terrific new coaster that’s no laughing matter. Or maybe you just want to get away from the monotony and the meetings and cool off on a water ride. Bottom line: If you’re looking for springtime thrills, your search stops in Arlington. 2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington / 817-640-8900 / sixflags.com/overtexas Six Flags Over Texas

TEXAS RANGERS BASEBALL

A new MLB season kicks off in late March, which means it’s time to fall in love with America’s pastime again. Grab your pals and peanuts, and head to Globe Life Park to watch the hometown Rangers fight their baseball foes under the beautiful Texas sky. Does anything say springtime quite like a night at the ballpark? 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington / 817-273-5222 / mlb.com/rangers

TRINITY FOREST ADVENTURE PARK & THE SOUTHERN CROSS

Calling all weekend warriors—this unique adventure center offers the perfect getaway after a long week of meetings, meetings and, somehow, more meetings. Forage forward into the forest off Highway 20 for the choose-your-own-adventure experience you’ve been missing. This park has over seven acres of bridges, rock walls and zip lines, with fitness courses fit for— and friendly to—all ages and fitness levels. So come one, come all to this hidden, weekend-only gem in the heart of Dallas. 1820 Dowdy Ferry Rd / 214-391-1000 / trinitytreetops.com

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TRINITY SKYLINE TRAIL

Explore Dallas while getting fit—that’s the premise of the Skyline Trail, a hike- and bike-friendly pathway that cuts along the Trinity River and offers breathtaking views of the downtown skyline. Nearly five miles of adventure await, so suit up and prepare for a gorgeous excursion that’ll make you think about becoming a permanent Dallas denizen.

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Plus, watching the sun shimmer off this city signature will remind you what spring is all about— beauty, relaxation and enjoying the little moments. dallasparks.org/235/white-rock-lake

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After exploring the trails on White Rock Lake, make your way to the nearby Arboretum & Botanical Garden for a pitch-perfect, picturesque (aka Instagram-worthy) afternoon. But don’t just take my word for it: Architectural Digest refers to the beautiful botany haven as “one of the most breathtaking gardens in the world.” It’s not just the perfect spot to admire all the beauty Dallas has to offer—it’s also an amazing place to decompress and de-stress while enjoying the sights, sounds and colors of a perfect spring day.

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Speaking of world renowned: For 15 years, Dallas denizens and visitors alike have enjoyed one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Legendary Renzo Piano, an architect whose work was awarded with the Prizker Prize, aka the Oscars for architecture, designed this center. In addition to offering tours throughout the day and weekend, the Nasher hosts the monthly “’til Midnight” program, a Friday evening bonanza where the museums open all of their exhibits for free and musical acts rock the night away with a show at the Center. Check out their website for more info, and prepare to be blown away by this city’s sounds and sheer artistry. 2001 Flora St / 214-242-5100 / nashersculpturecenter.org

8525 Garland Rd / 214-515-6615 / dallasarboretum.org

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WHITE ROCK LAKE

While it leads right to the Trinity River, White Rock’s lakeside trails offer more peaceful trails and plenty of space to lay out a blanket for the perfect picnic.

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pretty patio and more spritzers than you can shake a fork at, Americano is the perfect place to relax with some friends and, of course, a pizza or two. 1530 Main St / 214-261-4600 / americanodallas.com

Because sometimes a cold drink and BRAINDEAD BREWING laid-back evening does just the trick Dallas has no shortage of bar-rais-

KATY TRAIL ICE HOUSE OUTPOST

Texas is good at many, many things, but chief among them may be BBQ. It may not be summer, but the iron Ice House chefs are still sizzling, skewering and serving up some bodacious barbecue—all of which you can enjoy alongside your coworkers, friends or families and a shady outdoor patio. And hey, the burgers and beer ain’t too bad, either. Just kidding—they’re downright legendary. 4700 W Park Blvd, Plano / 972-599-9000 / katyoutpost.com

ing breweries, but this spot is all the rage for a reason. Braindead Brewing offers more creative concoctions and buzzworthy brews than any fan of frothy, foamy beverages can imagine—and did we mention the food? Grab an original Braindead beer (or two) and head out to the patio with a bucket of duck-fat Parmesan popcorn. You can thank me later. 2625 Main St / 214-749-0600 / braindeadbrewing.com

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patio setting overlooking Deep Ellum. Pecan Lodge does not currently offer permanent lodging, but one night here will leave you wishing it did.

Off-Site Kitchen

3656 Howell St / 214-730-0596 / therustic.com

2303 Pittman St / 214-749-1112 / cs-tf.com

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PECAN LODGE

In addition to live music, this citywide favorite offers plenty of barbecue, beer and a perfect

It’s hard to pick from among the terrific food and drink venues at Trinity Groves, but if I had to choose just one, it’d have to be the endlessly delicious Off-Site Kitchen. With mouthwatering burgers, freaky good fries and frozen Moscow Mules priced at just $5, you’ll never want to be off-site again.

Hit the Links Because sometimes nothing beats a round of 18

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331 Singleton Blvd #100 / 214-741-2226 / oskdallas.com

Affectionately referred to as “Little August,” this recently revamped public course is the perfect place for veterans and newcomers alike. With tee boxes, fairways, greens and bunkers on every hole, Stevens Park offers one of the best pure golf experiences in all of Texas.

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itself represents the perfect mix of challenging, fun and friendly to newbies. Plus, if you need a bite after hitting these lush links, look no further than the on-site Raven Grille—a restaurant that has no business being this good.

Located in the suburb of Euless, this internationally recognized course has been singled out in Golf Weekly and Golf Digest. Its main attraction? The beautiful atmosphere, for one, and the course

DALLAS COWBOYS GOLF CLUB This Grapevine-set course offers a luxurious golf experience with a dash of Dallas Cowboys history. Flawless facilities and challenging shots await you when you venture out to Jerry Jones’ golf clubhouse. Whether you love America’s Team or can’t get far enough away from ‘em, I have a feeling you’ll want to come back to their golf club as soon as you leave. 1600 Fairway Dr, Grapevine / 817-481-7277 / cowboysgolfclub.com

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While we’re on the subject of Rustic … okay, there’s no way to make this pun better. I will say this, though: If live music and a lively night is what you seek, then this venue off Highway 75 is the destination for you. Great food, stellar drinks and scenic atmosphere for enjoying some twilight tunes—what more can you ask for this spring?

Europe meets the South in this bar-cum-restaurant nestled in the soul of Downtown Dallas. With a

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2702 Main St / 214-748-8900 / pecanlodge.com

This savory Chicken Scratch offers a pretty patio space—which it shares with local fave The Foundry—and enough delicious menu items to keep you asking for seconds, thirds and fourths. Fried chicken, buttermilk biscuits and cool cocktails will keep you full and satisfied throughout the spring, and with some local artists to light up the stage, you have the perfect recipe for success.

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DOWNTOWN DALLAS

CITY WITHIN A CITY Dallas sets national trends with its upscale urban districts

Joseph Haubert

BY ALAN PHILLIPS


Harwood International & Harwood Design Factory

HARWOOD

Opposite: The HARWOOD District has transformed Dallas with 18 city blocks of office, retail and residential development. Left: The Rolex Building, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma in partnership with HDF and landscape architect Sadafumi Uchiyama, fuses nature and architecture. Below: Home to Dallas’ largest rooftop terrace, Happiest Hour offers patrons amazing skyline views, backyard games, a wide selection of food and beverages, and indoor-outdoor space with more than 20 TVs.

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owntown dallas is revitalizing, reimaging, and is in the midst of a great renaissance. If you haven’t experienced the trendy restaurants, distinctive architecture and amazing museums within the “Upscale Districts” of downtown Dallas, you have been missing out on the newest national trend in urban vacationing and living. Downtown Dallas continues to transform through the development of its “Upscale Districts.” The unique designs of these districts are creating virtual “Cities within a City,” providing beautiful and entertaining destinations for locals and multigenerational travelers. These districts are walkable, allowing visitors and locals alike to immerse themselves in neighborhoods, saving time and money. Downtown districts are flourishing, with new residents and travelers. In fact, according to Uptown

Inc., more than 45,000 residents call downtown Dallas home, and in the past two years more than 120 restaurant-bars have opened or been announced. Younger adults are fueling this growth, with a desire to move back to cosmopolitan urban environments from outlying areas. According to research from CEO for Cities, 85 percent of millennials say they prefer urban living. DFW continues to be one of the nation’s fast-growing metroplexes, and these districts are one of the main catalysts to its growth. In fact, Dallas has become one of the top cities in the United States to live and work in. According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of the 100 Best Places to Live, DFW is No. 15. The publication analyzed the 100 most populous metros in the U.S. to find the most attractive places to live based on quality of life, job market, value and desirability. “Dallas-Fort

Worth metro area offers an interesting mix of Texas pride and cosmopolitan offerings,” says the magazine. Downtown is considered an epicenter of domestic and international investment activity, according to Downtown Dallas, Inc. Downtown Dallas currently has: ■ 135,000 employees in the city center ■ 9,000 residents in the city center ■ 45,000 residents in the greater downtown area ■ 420 restaurants and bars ■ 170 shops

HARWOOD DISTRICT Dallas’ urban corridors have polarized to the north and the south in the last two years. While The Star, Legacy West and The Shops at Legacy rule the north, the Barbier-Mueller family and the HARWOOD District set the standard surrounding Dallas’ city center.

The transformation of the Dallas skyline began in 1984, with the creation of the HARWOOD District, arguably the most dynamic Urban District in Dallas. This development is led by Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, a Switzerland native who moved to Dallas in 1979. During the last three decades, the 18-city block HARWOOD District has become a Dallas staple, and has been involved in designing some of the most iconic buildings and restaurants in Downton Dallas. In fact, HARWOOD created Uptown Dallas’ first office building in 1984, with the construction of the iconic Rolex building. Thirty years later, owner and developer Harwood International broke ground on the next Rolex building, a twisted tower revealing landscaped terraces, with Tokyo-based Kengo Kuma, an internationally acclaimed architect. Kuma was selected to design the

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Up until the mid-2000s, the Dallas Design District was an industrial hub for interior design showrooms. Today the district is a go-to for trendy restaurants, fabulous shops, a selection of breweries, and the city’s largest concentration of art galleries.

ARTS DISTRICT

Pictured is the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, located within the Dallas Arts District. A 21st century reinterpretation of the traditional opera house, the main performance space is designed to be the state-of-the-art standard against which future opera houses will be measured.

2020 Olympics Stadium in Tokyo. HARWOOD holds a number of hidden design gems, including the landmark building of Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar. Built in 1927, the historic school has been transformed into a modern and cozy restaurant. An added feature, upstairs from the restaurant, is The Ann & Gabriel Barbier Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection. This museum houses the world’s largest private collection of samurai armor and objects outside of Japan, a must-see. HARWOOD has also elevated the concept of the destination bar and over-the-top American fare with Happiest Hour, highly regarded as the most popular bar in Texas. Its geometric seating, multitude of bars and 12,000 square-foot outdoor patio beg for attention through its finishes and branding touches not usually seen in a sports bar environment.

19 blocks. Klyde Warren Park, connecting the Arts District and Downtown to Uptown, serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors. The Dallas Arts District is the largest urban arts district in the U.S. Spread over 20 square blocks and encompassing 68 acres, the walkable downtown hub of creativity features art for all the senses with award-winning museums, performing arts venues, restaurants and bars, while an arts magnet high school, Booker T. Washington, inspires tomorrow’s brilliant artists. Not only does the district offer three world-class museums and the acclaimed Morton H. Meyerson Symphony center and Winspear Opera House, it also boasts the only 5-star restaurant in all of DFW: the award-winning Flora Street Café from legendary chef Stephan Pyles.

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Dallas is home to the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation, spanning 68 acres and

Located just a couple of miles northwest of downtown, the district has evolved over the decades

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to become one of the key areas showcasing Dallas’ unique artistic culture. The Design District offers a vast selection of antique shops, upscale art galleries, interior design show rooms and fine dining options.

DEEP ELLUM The historic district of Deep Ellum is located east of Downtown Dallas. Deep Ellum is a trendy, hip area of modern Dallas, as well as the headquarters for live music. In the early 1900s, it was the hotbed of blues and African American life and culture. Today, in addition to blues, the area swings with everything from jazz to alternative beats.

BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT The Bishop Arts District is no longer Dallas’ “best kept secret.” Today it is a vibrant community, home to some of Dallas’ most sought-after restaurants and boutique shops. The area is fueled by the same common goal: to shop local, eat local and live local. It’s

known as Dallas’ most independent neighborhood. It is home to over 60 independent boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and art galleries. The Urban Districts of Downtown Dallas offer a vast spectrum of restaurants, recreation and culture. Downtown Dallas has transformed into an international destination filled with enthusiasm. In the future, expect to see continued growth in Downtown Dallas. Urban Districts will continue to expand with new amenities, meeting the needs of a new generation of urban dwellers. Dallas’ Urban Districts have lit the torch for continued growth in downtown and have helped to brighten the path to a reimagined city of the future.

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A Bishop Arts District staple, Emporium Pies offers some of Dallas’ best baked treats. All pies are handmade and offerings change with the seasons. Grab a slice and a cup of coffee for the perfect afternoon treat.

DEEP ELLUM

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Deep Ellum Brewing Co. produces popular Dallas beers like Dallas Blonde and Deep Ellum IPA. At the Deep Ellum Taproom + Kitchen, the official taphouse of the brewery, guests enjoy live music, extraordinary beer, a great outdoor space and great food.

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Kitchen LTO ❱ Permanent pop-up restaurant. Deep Ellum Brewing Company ❱ Helped begin the craft beer renaissance in DFW.

The Grove at HARWOOD ❱ Dallas’ perfect summer playground. Magnolias: Sous Le Pont ❱ Charming café offering artisanal coffees and delectable treats.

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bishopartsdistrict.com Bishop Arts Theatre Center ❱ Hosts inspiring theatre performances, jazz concerts.

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Happiest Hour ❱ Dallas’ largest patio bar and lounge and arguably the most popular bar in Texas. Dolce Riviera ❱ An upscale destination with a true Italian ambiance. Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar ❱ Modern environment that boasts the largest garden patio in Dallas. Mercat Bistro ❱ Contemporary bistro offers a romantic setting inspired by some of the finest European design and culinary practices. Marie Gabrielle ❱ Versailles-inspired sculptured public gardens with breathtaking views, beautiful oak and river birch trees, and a spectacular reflecting pool.

Dallas Museum of Art ❱ Holding more than 22,000 works spanning 5,000 years of history, the DMA is one of the 10 largest art museums in the country. Nasher Sculpture Center ❱ One of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Winspear Opera House ❱ Home to the Dallas Opera and Texas Ballet Theater. Meyerson Symphony Center ❱ Home to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Stephan Pyles Flora Street Café ❱ One of DFW’s and the nation’s best restaurants. The only 5-star rated restaurant in DFW.

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Scott + Cooner ❱ Classic and modern European furnishings. Pakpao ❱ Intimate Thai restaurant. The Slow Bone ❱ Come early, lines are out the door for some of the best BBQ in Dallas.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Peticolas Brewing Company ❱ Voted the best brewery in Texas.

DEEP ELLUM

deepellumtexas.com The Prophet Bar ❱ Raw and authentic music experience. Trees ❱ Great venue for live music. Pecan Lodge ❱ One of the best BBQ restaurants in Dallas.

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The Goss-Michael Foundation ❱ One of the largest collections of contemporary British art in the country.

The Texas Theatre ❱ Historic theatre (where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested). Shows a wide variety of hard-to-see movies.

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Emporium Pies ❱ Specialty pie shop in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. Hattie’s ❱ Classic Southern-style dishes. C Señor ❱ Home to some of the best Cuban sandwiches in Dallas.

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Dallas is 1,127 miles from the heart of Mexico City, but only minutes away from Gourmet Mexican cuisine. Setting the bar for Continental Mexico City Cuisine for the last 35 years, Javier’s is not your typical Tex-Mex Restaurant. You will not find tacos or enchiladas here, but you will find delicious dishes of tenderloin beef, fresh seafood, shrimp, chicken and quail dishes seasoned with traditional spices of Mexico, and influenced by its Spanish heritage. Javier’s will change the way you think of Mexican food. We surround you with a classic colonial sophistication that you will not want to leave behind. And why should you? After dinner enjoy the wonderful ambiance of the famous cigar bar, and select from the large selection of premium cigars, ports, and handcrafted drinks in a sophisticated ambiance that you won’t find anywhere else in Dallas.

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Gourmet Mexicano

Everyone knows that Texas, and Dallas in particular, is home to some of the best Mexican food available. But which places are the cream of the crop? BY TYLER HICKS

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orth of the border, but right in the center of Heaven: that’s Dallas in a nutshell. Because the city is so renowned for its vibrant arts and culture and its big personalities, it may be easy to forget about the bold flavors you can find around most corners. Italian, Chinese, burgers and barbecue are all well represented, but it’s the Mexican that will make you ready to move in for good. Let’s take a look at the greatest gourmet Mexican establishments sprinkled throughout the mouthwatering metroplex.

VIA REáL

4020 N MacArthur Blvd #100, Irving / 972-650-9001 / viareal.com

Widely regarded as the true trailblazer for upscale Mexican, this Las Colinas-based restaurant is the Reál deal. A Dallas staple for well over two decades, Via Reál offers a Santa Fe-style Mexican menu infused with savory Southwestern flavors. The result? A can’t-miss dining experience that will leave your mouth watering and your mind wondering why you haven’t just moved to Dallas already. Don’t leave without sampling the fish tacos, which feature seared salmon fillet.

IRON CACTUS 1520 Main St / 214-749-4766 / ironcactus.com

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Like fine wine, Iron Cactus’ approach to Mexican cuisine has aged to perfection. For nearly two decades, this Texas favorite has offered flavorful, bold dishes and even bolder bevy of tequila options. Iron Cactus is home to over 100 different types of tequila, making this delicious Dallas dining spot the perfect place to both eat fine foods and have a fiesta.


MESERO

JAVIER’S

From Mico Rodriguez, the founder of Mi Cocina and Taco Diner (and the kitchen of the gods, or so it tastes), this soon-to-be-staple has made a name for itself in just three brief years of endlessly delicious existence. American favorites and bold Mexican flavors collide at Mesero, a cozy restaurant that offers high-class dining at terrific prices. Even queso is now a five-star dining experience. But if one dish takes the cake, it’s the fluffy tomatillo chicken enchiladas. Muchas gracias, Mico.

The classics are the classics for a reason, and nothing proves that more than the fine cuisine at Javier’s—a legendary establishment in Dallas and beyond. Tucked away behind the forestry foliage of the Park Cities, this staple spot also goes to show that you can’t judge a book by its cover: The exterior may seem standard, but the food is anything but; unless, of course, you refer to it as The Standard, which would be fair. For all the talk about its status as a Mexican classic, it’s Javier’s bold take on steaks that will have you coming back the very next day. The dish at left is called Carne Asada Tampiquena, a black august tenderloin strip cooked on the grill served with Spanish rice, black beans, guacamole, and a side of sautéed Poblano peppers. If Heaven has a Javier’s, the afterlife just got a lot less scary.

4912 Cole Ave / 214-521-4211 / javiers.net

5505 Belt Line Rd / 972-788-8180 / mesero.net

KOMALI

FERNANDO’S MEXICAN CUISINE

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4152 Cole Ave #106 / 214-252-0200 / komalirestaurant.com

Regional flair meets international favorites at Komali, a one-of-a-kind dining experience located on Cole Avenue. Sleek décor and a vibrant atmosphere welcome you as soon as you walk in the door—a door that’s open for brunch. The entire restaurant pays homage to the flavors, culture and creativity of Mexico City, and the food itself will no doubt transport you there from the very first bite. While there are plenty of authentic Mexican options scattered throughout Dallas, you’d be hard-pressed to find a place that is quite this original. Every single tortilla is hand patted, all of the tamales are prepared in-house with original Oaxacan recipes, and the mole sauce practically kicked off the mole trend that has now taken over Dallas’ Mexican scene. You have options, but you can never go wrong with Komali.

MESO MAYA

1611 McKinney Ave / 214-484-6555 / mesomaya.com

If this were high school, Meso Maya would be the cool, new kid in town that everyone gravitates to. After years of wowing diners with its downtown location, Meso Maya added another restaurant in Dallas and one in Plano. From its jaw-dropping, delicious desserts (the chocolate cake is a must) and its distinct, chocolate-infused mole sauce, you can’t go wrong with any of the three locations. Our advice? Start with the original restaurant downtown, then sample the others.

4514 Travis St #201 / 214-521-8600 / fernandostexmex.com

You haven’t had fajitas ‘til you’ve had Fernando’s. If that’s not already their slogan, then it certainly should be. But this eatery—with locations in Preston Hollow and on Travis Street—does so much more than make fantastic fajitas. The diverse brunch selections are the perfect start to any day, and at $4 a glass, the margaritas are the ultimate end to any long day.

JALISCO NORTE

3858 Oak Lawn Ave #470 / 214-443-5183 / jalisconorte.com

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Speaking of new kids on the block, it doesn’t get much newer than the fabulous Jalisco Norte, which arrived on the scene a few months ago. With upscale dishes courtesy of Chef Jose Mexa—a rising star—diners can expect unique, flavorful twists on classics like tamales, esquites, enchiladas and quesadillas. Rapscallion alum Ravinder Singh is on hand to wet your whistle with the drink side of the menu. The two men form a dream team that is already taking Dallas by storm.

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he scent of eucalyptus. a hint of lavender. tucked into an experience, these aromatic pleasures make a memorable spa visit. Whether a day of relaxation or an in-and-out retreat, the opulence of the spa is always the crème de la crème on any traveler’s itinerary. In Dallas, indulging in “spa life” is quintessential. From populating the trendy nooks of Uptown to the luxurious extremities of Downtown, services from facials to massages map the most stimulating of encounters. Harboring around wellness, these magnificent getaways paint the perfect escape, ultimately whisking you away and into pure bliss. For a unique (and relaxing) spa stay like no other, sit back, relax and unwind as we usher you into perpetual paradise.

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The Quickie

Hiatus Spa 5560 W. Lovers Ln #250

A “Best of Big D” winner, this spa reigns supreme. Affordably addictive, “The One & Only” mani-pedi combo features a recline via a zero-gravity chair while covered with an eye pillow, blanket and warm neck wrap, all the while listening to the sounds of rain in your personal headphones. Drifting into bliss, you’ll awaken to “find your digits made divine.” ($100 for Mani + Pedi)

5420 Ross Avenue Preston Center – 6110 Luther Ln

Albeit quaint, the techno-friendly spa810 boasts coveted results in “laser, skin and massages.” Exclusive to the locale, the Fire and Ice Facial is the ultimate in “instant facelifts.” The treatment goes on hot, providing aggressive exfoliation, and then refreshingly cools down, resulting in powerful skin hydration minus the excess peeling. With age-defying, gently resurfacing and regenerative benefits, this is one facial that’s oh-so-haute. ($179, 30-60 minutes) They also specialize in customized sculpting treatments using a combination of coolsculpting, smoothwave and Brazilian beauty secrets for the face and body. These non-invasive treatments have no downtime and will help you achieve your ideal body shape goals. (Multiple treatments needed, pricing varies.) 00 6

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Vivian’s Boutique Spa Just shy of downtown, this vintage-inspired haven is home. As comforting as it is inviting, Vivian’s appeals to the adventurous spa-goer, and one who truly wants to “wine” down— even if it’s poured into the treatment itself. Noted for its in-house “muscle whisperer,” massages range from the Marshmallow Meltdown to the seasonal Magnolia Merlot massage, both soothing and nourishing to the senses of smell and touch. (60 minutes, $115; 90 minutes $155)


Double or Nothing

WHERE TWO SERVICES ARE BETTER THAN ONE. The Omni

The Spa at the Crescent

Private yet alluring, The Spa unfolds to airy and spacious interiors. Going beyond the average pedi, The Spa ups the ante with a Vitalogy IV add-on. Perfect for jet lag or travel aches, the “Jet Lag Cure” or “Anti-Aging” IV is distributed right during your service— dripping vitamins, minerals, and amino acids directly into the bloodstream for maximum absorption. (45 mins, $250–$270, must reserve in advance)

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For the Mokara Spa, it’s all about the views. Channeling sophisticated charm, one floats from room to room, enjoying the coolness of a cucumber towel, as windows cascade from floor to ceiling unveiling the Dallas skyline. Soak in the scene while taking in a therapeutic massage, but be sure to wind down via the state-of-the-art sauna thereafter. Venture lastly to the roof to nestle into the heated pool—one that is comfortably situated amid views that leave you breathless.

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WHEN YOU WANT TO MAKE A DAY OF IT.

The Spa at the Joule

The Spa at the Joule

If any spa excels at personalization, it would be The Spa at The Joule. Catering to the individualist, the spa appeals to those who thrive on “innovative and results-driven treatments.” Aesthetically unique, the subterranean setting is ideal for European heat treatments, detoxifying services and earth-inspired products. From its Table Thai massage to the Triple Lift Luxury Facial, rest and restoration will be the travelers’ delight all day long.

Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton

Pursue peace at this namesake spa. With experiences cloaked in “true Texas treatments,” The Ritz will “make the world revolve around you.” The body treatments alone are exhilarating—we recommend the Nourished Glow. A neck-to-toe exfoliation, guests will delight in their own in-room shower, nourishing oil application and personalized back massage. A walk into the eucalyptus steam room will later draw you to heaven. Nosh on sweet treats, prosecco-flavored gummies and sip gourmet tea—all the while reflecting on a day well spent.

Spa Adolphus

A historical mainstay, The Adolphus embodies tradition. Recently restored, it hypnotizes guests to the surroundings, from the French Room to the Chandelier Room to beyond. The spa fares no different and allows for a day of play. Following rejuvenation, guests can lounge decadently in the relaxation area, or head to the patio that overlooks the city. Our suggestion: Pause to inhale the fragrance of the Signature Adolphus Red Flower French Lavender products. A staple to the hotel, the scent is included with the in-room amenities, and is pleasantly intoxicating.

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When you travel with DFWTC, one of our professionally trained chauffeurs will arrive at your pick up destination on time and ready to assist you with anything you may require for your travels. Each of our vehicles is stocked daily with fresh bottled water and a morning newspaper. Upon your return, a driver will await you at your arrival area and take you directly to your destination, quickly and comfortably. DFW Town Cars prides itself on our “on-time” service. We constantly monitor the status of your arriving and departing flights allowing us to confirm your terminal, gate and flight information – always keeping you on schedule. Whether you’re traveling alone or require coordination for large groups, our extensive fleet of luxury vehicles allows us to provide professional top of the line transportation. Your time is very important and for your convenience, payment arrangements are handled at the time you make your reservation.

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JUNE 23

Eagles, Chris Stapleton AT&T Stadium (Arlington) The great American band takes flight for a series of concerts after the death of founding member, Glenn Fry, who passed away in early 2016. Armed with monster hits including “Best of My Love,” Take It Easy,” and “Hotel California,” the group has added country star Vince Gill and Frey’s son Deacon to the lineup for this new tour across the U.S. and Canada.

In Dallas, we’ve got events to suit everyone’s style. Check our calendar for the best of the city’s culture and entertainment during your stay. Dallas Hotel Magazine is not responsible for schedules; please check with venues regarding cancellations and/or rescheduling of events.

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Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Kessler Theater

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Brad Paisley, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant

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His country albums have all gone gold or better since he hit the charts in 1999 with the release of “Who Needs Pictures.” With a boatload of CMA, ACA and Grammy Awards to his credit, the singer/guitarist’s smashes include “Remind Me,” “She’s Everything,” and “Whiskey Lullaby,” plus a string of insurance commercials with friend Peyton Manning. APRIL 2

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Majestic Theatre

Deep Ellum

The comedian, actor and filmmaker is a frequent contributor to “This American Life” on NPR, and plays a recurring role on “Orange Is the New Black.”

Six stages in six blocks allow for strolling through displays of cutting-edge decorative arts, sculptors, painters and more, some who create originals on the spot.

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APRIL 5-8

Mike Birbiglia

John Cleese

Arts Festival

Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Various locations (Fort Worth)

It’s a night of hilarious stories of life, career and unladen swallows. Plus, watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail in its entirety on the big screen.

Honor Cowtown’s unique culinary traditions with the works of celebrated chefs and wine makers all in one taste-filled weekend.

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APRIL 6

Miguel

Lidia Bastianich, Arts & Letters Live

House of Blues

Dallas Museum of Art

The singer/songwriter/actor/producer has blended funk, RNB, pop and more into one distinctive sound.

The bestselling author, Emmy–winning TV personality, and successful restaurateur discusses her heartwarming memoir My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food.

The internationally renowned musician makes a rare appearance in Texas. He’s written more than 300 songs on 30 albums over a career that spans four decades, much of it with a theological twist. Twenty of his albums have received a Canadian gold or platinum certification as of 2013 (he has sold nearly one million albums in Canada alone).

APRIL 6-7

Augustin Hadelich Plays Bernstein, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the orchestra in RIFT: A Symphonic Ballet with the Texas Ballet Theater, choreographed by Kitty McNamee, and Bernstein’s Serenade.

Before John Oliver, Bill Maher and edgy political talk there was this infamous (and bawdy) Dallas sketch team, scheduled to perform their last show.

A pair of visionary thinkers and authors discuss “New Power: How Movements Build, Businesses Thrive, and Ideas Catch Fire in Our Hyperconnected World.”

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Chanté Moore Arlington Music Hall

APRIL 6

Talented and Grammy-nominated, she rose to acclaim in the 1990s with a series of albums, and a juicy reality TV role.

Kessler Theater

APRIL 7

Three friends formed a power musical experience featuring Brittany Howard (of Alabama Shakes), Becca Mancari and Jesse Lafser.

No Tie Dinner and Dessert Party About 1,500 guests gather to nosh and support AIDS Services of Dallas’ largest annual fundraiser at this casually chic fete.

APRIL 7

Highland Park United Methodist Church (Wesley Hall)

APRIL 7

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Sutton Foster, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Bermuda Triangle

Luna

APRIL 6-8

OMD formed in the 1970s, eschewing celebrity for a fine-tuned focus on experimentation as a leading voice in the synth pop movement.

Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, Authors Live!

APRIL 7

Rolling Stone called them: “the best band you’ve never heard-of …” His intricate guitar drives Dean Wareham’s dreamy indie- pop melodicism.

Rain: A Musical Tribute to The Beatles

APRIL 5

The noted pastor and praise leader is back on the road with a new program, promoted as the There is More Tour.

Poor David’s Pub

House of Blues

From start to finish, the talented tribute group performs the mop tops most famous album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Granada Theater

Bowley & Wilson

APRIL 6

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Hillsong Worship and Brian Houston

APRIL 6-7

The Tony Award-winning performer starred in revival of Violet, and had roles in The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein, Shrek, Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie.

APRIL 5

APRIL 7

Yellow Rose Gala Renaissance Hotel

The annual black tie event raises money in the name of a cure for MS. The evening’s entertainment is classic rockers, Starship.

APRIL 8

Mat Kearney House of Blues

His rock/folk Christian contemporary vibe has been a hit on college campuses for years. He recently toured with Needtobreathe. APRIL 8

Mutts Gone Nuts Canine Cabaret Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Disorderly duo, Scott and Joan Houghton and their hilarious pack of pooches, all adopted from animal shelters and rescues, take the stage with a comedy dog thrill show.

*Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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APRIL 20-22

APRIL 21

Fair Park

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Earthx

Starplex Pavilion rcarecords.com

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Once known as Earth Day Texas, the two-day event is the largest festival of its kind anywhere. The goal is all about bridging the divide between understanding the need for environmental solutions and actively participating in day-to-day activities that protect the planet from harm. Catch seminars, internationally known guest speakers and a lineup of musical artists.

APRIL 8

Luis Alberto Urrea & Francisco Cantú, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

The authors’ haunting novels (The House of Broken Angels, The Line Becomes a River) are award-winning portraits of Mexico and the American southwest. APRIL 9

Jean-Michel Jarre Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

A four-time Guinness World Record holder for largest concerts ever performed, the international electronica star has sold 80 million albums in his career. APRIL 9 *

Jane Goodall, UNT Distinguished Lecture Series UNT Hall (Denton)

For more than 50 years, she’s traveled the world fighting the threats facing chimpanzees and environmental crises, urging each of us to take action. APRIL 10

Big Sam’s Funky Nation Kessler Theater

The celebrated horn player from New Orleans is a former member of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and now leads his own ensemble. He’s had a recurring role on HBO’s “Tremé.” APRIL 11

Eyes As Bright As Diamonds # Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center *Editor’s Choice Selection 68

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Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl’s once-upon-a-time sideproject became a force in alternative rock soon after forming in the 1990s. The Grammy-winning grunge group is on tour promoting “Concrete and Gold,” an album of fresh music, which was released in late 2017. Dallas is the second of three Texas dates for the band. APRIL 12-14 AND MAY 3-5

APRIL 13

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Dallas, Fort Worth)

Hilton Anatole

APRIL 11

The Oklahoma comedian refers to himself as “a black redneck with a rock star attitude,” with shows 43 states under his belt.

The annual luncheon blends love of literature with fundraising for Community Partners of Dallas. Actress Katie Holmes is the featured speaker.

Arlington Music Hall

APRIL 12-15

APRIL 13-15

This commissioned performance explores the dark glamour of American life, its history of transformation and reinvention. Jen Ray collaborates with singer/songwriter Sarah Jaffe.

Rhonda Vincent Tabbed the “New Queen of Bluegrass” by The Wall Street Journal, she incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions.

B.T.

Beethoven Symphony No. 2, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

APRIL 11*

Nicholas McGegan conducts the energetic, cheerful and effervescent German master’s work that never ceases to delight and amaze.

Frontiers of Flight Museum

APRIL 12-15

Dining Out in Dallas Foodies and top chefs munch and mingle at this annual sip, sample and auction event, with proceeds benefitting the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation. THROUGH MAY 6 *

New Works by Ron Mueck The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The artist’s detailed figures can take more than a year to develop, are first modeled in clay and then cast in silicone, much smaller or larger than life. APRIL 12

Manuel Barrueco, Allegro Guitar Society of Dallas University Park United Methodist Church

His has brought the guitar to musical centers around the world, performing with New World Symphony in Miami, Seattle Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Dallas Art Fair

Chick Lit Luncheon

Pink Martini Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The little orchestra that does, crosses lines between classical, pop, Latin and jazz, is a North Texas favorite. APRIL 13-29 *

Don Giovanni, The Dallas Opera Winspear Opera House

Engage with a rich selection of modern and contemporary artworks presented by leading national and international galleries.

Mozart’s blockbuster has been seducing opera audiences for years. The dashing Mariusz Kwiecieńis the title character, with a dramatic score conducted by Emmanuel Villaume.

APRIL 12-15

APRIL 14

Fashion Industry Gallery

Driving Miss Daisy Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends, #hearhere

Sheree Wilson (“Dallas”) and Clarence Gilyard (“Walker, Texas Ranger”) star in the warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of an unlikely relationship for the ages.

Winspear Opera House

APRIL 13

APRIL 14

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Their debut was “Some Guys Have All the Love” followed by a long string of hits including “My Love” and “Amy’s Back in Austin.”

Wildly popular and forever innovative, the musical collective turns current day songs on their ear performing them in a 1920s and 30s style.

Little Texas

The pair met during their travels and became fast friends. Now the actor and the cellist introduce this new performance project.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox


april APRIL 24

APRIL 26

Winspear Opera House

Winspear Opera House

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David Byrne

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The founding member, guitarist and lead singer of the American new wave band Talking Heads, is a pop icon. He’s released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including movies, photography and opera, and received Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe awards over the years.

APRIL 14

He sings traditional jazz, pop standards, big band, swing and just about everything in-between with a whopping 19 Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement nod) to his name. From “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” to “Because of You” (his first number one hit in 1951) and beyond, he’s done it all.

APRIL 19

APRIL 20

APRIL 21

Sammons Center for the Arts

Majestic Theatre

Omni Hotel

The smooth spring groove show makes its way back to North Texas with a variety of talented artists performing on the same stage.

The San Antonio native is a Texas favorite, earning high praise for her smooth vocals and extensive repertoire of more than 300 jazz, pop and country songs.

The Dallas Observer named the native Texan the paper’s Best Blues Act in their annual music awards in 2015.

The black tie annual event, benefiting the American Heart Association, features a fine wine auction and celebrity chef dinner.

APRIL 20-22

APRIL 21

APRIL 14

APRIL 19

Improv (Addison)

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Keith Sweat, SMV, Tank, Stokley, Vivian Green Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Old 97’s County Fair Main Street Garden Park

Aubree-Anna, Sammons Cabaret

The Wailers Canton Hall

This one-day festival features the Dallas alt-country band plus The Mavericks, Lord Huron, Valerie June, Paul Cauthen and more in a carnival atmosphere.

Remaining members of Bob Marley & The Wailers formed the band following the international reggae star’s death in 1981.

APRIL 15 *

One Day in the Holocaust

That 1 Guy

APRIL 19

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Mike Silverman is a phenomenon not to be missed. He plays an instrument called the Magic Pipe, with results that have to be seen to be believe.

Simon Gronowski speaks about his childhood during the Holocaust, including an escape from a train headed for Auschwitz, and his experiences as a hidden child.

APRIL 18

APRIL 19-20

Majestic Theatre

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The Prophet Bar

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Amazing Grace The Musical

For the first time in 32 years the pop whiz reunites with bandmates Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Ralph Schuckett for a springtime tour.

Broadway’s unforgettable musical saga captures the spirit of history’s sweetest and most powerful sound: freedom.

APRIL 19 *

Lee Roy Parnell

I’m With Her: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan Majestic Theatre

A band of extraordinary chemistry and exquisite musicianship, the multi-Grammy-Award-winners are esteemed artists.

Charley Crockett, David Ramirez

Margaret Cho

Cotes du Coeur Wine Auction and Gala

Marion Meadows and Paul Brown

Her razor sharp comedy is filled with pop culture and political humor, as well as biting commentary on race and sexuality.

The talented saxophonist joins forces with the award-winning guitarist for an evening of smooth jazz artistry.

APRIL 20-22

APRIL 22

Elemental: Nature’s Rhapsody, Elevator Project Sammons Park

Utilizing ethnically diverse artists specializing in different performing mediums (dance, opera, musical theatre), the evening operates as a rare but unified salon. APRIL 20-MAY 13

The Trials of Sam Houston, Dallas Theatre Center Kalita Humphreys Theater

APRIL 20

A world-premiere about the true story of some of America’s most famous leaders, and one man’s struggle with what it means to be brave in the land of the free.

Poor David’s Pub

APRIL 21

The Stephenville axe man’s rockin’ country hits include “Tender Moment” and “What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am?”

MCL Grand (Lewisville)

Jimmy Webb, Texas Tunes Series

Lee Ann Womack Kessler Theater

The single “I Hope You Dance” is country crossover gold. The East Texas native has returned to her roots and a new album and tour. APRIL 22

An Afternoon of Rachmaninoff & Beethoven, Dallas Opera Orchestra Winspear Opera House

Pianist Andrew von Oeyen performs a showcase of the electrifying Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major. APRIL 22

The Breeders House of Blues

The alternative rock band originally formed in the 1980s behind Kim Deal (Pixies) and Tanya Donelly (Throwing Muses).

A true living legend, he’s been crafting songs for years including “Wichita Lineman,” “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” and “Galveston.” *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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APRIL 27

Fair Park Music Hall

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Jack Johnson

APRIL 24-MAY 6

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

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CALENDAR

The Hawaii native is the son of a famous surfer, and best known for his rhythmic, guitar-driven folk sounds that range from cool, breezy tunes to children’s songs. Over the years, he’s had a number of songs reach into the upper reaches of the Billboard charts. He’s also quite an active voice in the ecology and sustainability movement, often with an ocean-centric focus. APRIL 23

APRIL 25-29

APRIL 27 & 29

APRIL 28

Dallas Museum of Art

Angelika Film Center

Bomb Factory

Majestic Theatre

Featured in The New York Times, her Our Declaration reinterprets the promise of democracy through our founding text, combining a personal account of teaching the Declaration line by line.

For years this annual event has welcomed filmmakers, artists, actors and fans to screenings, presentations and seminars all to cheer motion pictures.

The 12-time Grammy-winning artist has again expanded his musical palate a new collection of songs, which he’ll play along with old favorites as well.

The fusion features violinist L. Subramaniam and vocalist Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam, Bindu and Ambi Subramania, and Grammy winning sax man Ernie Watts (The Stones, Zappa).

APRIL 24

APRIL 26 *

APRIL 27, MAY 5

APRIL 28, MAY 4 & 6

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

A vibrant celebration of Spanish language operas, Latin composers and librettists honor Fort Worth’s diverse community, culture, and heritage.

It’s the golden era of Hollywood in the 1950s, and an aging silent film star sets off to resurrect his ailing career and find a wife and heir to his fortune.

APRIL 28

APRIL 29

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

The international classical piano star’s career has taken him to nearly every major venue to perform with orchestras throughout the world.

His debut album “Killin’ Time” helped drive country’s New Traditionalist movement with tunes such as “Better Man” and “One More Payment.”

His “La Temperatura,” “Obsesión,” “Pasarla Bien,” “Carnaval,” “Borró Cassette” and “El Perdedor” are anthems for a new generation in Latin music.

APRIL 26-28

APRIL 28

APRIL 29

Poor David’s Pub

Kessler Theater

He was a founding member of the post-Beatles band Wings, and sang some of the earliest Moody Blues’ hits (“Go Now”).

One of the most versatile American writers, he’s written more than 43 books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins.

APRIL 28

APRIL 30 *

Danielle Allen, Arts & Letters Live

Gary P. Nunn & Bob Livingston

USA Film Festival

Lewis Black

Poor David’s Pub

Majestic Theatre

The Lost Gonzo Band members are Lone Star legends; they pair up for a night of songs and tales that are pure Texas.

Known as the king of the rant, he uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.

APRIL 24

Queens of the Stone Age, Wolf Alice Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The band’s music sounds like grunge and metal, bathing audiences with unnatural levels of volume. APRIL 25

Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends, #hearhere Winspear Opera House

This behind the curtain at Hollywood looks at fame, fatherhood and marriage -- from the Brat Pack to “The West Wing” to “Parks and Rec” and beyond. APRIL 25

The Dixie Dregs House of Blues

In the 1970s they fused jazz and southern fried rock to create a new genre. Steve Morse, Andy West and other original members are back, playing up a storm. *Editor’s Choice Selection 70

The new production of the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon comes to Big D, direct from an acclaimed twoand-a-half-year return to Broadway. With glorious new staging and dazzlingly re-imagined scenery, inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production is must-see theater.

D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

APRIL 26-27

Emanuel Ax, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Jaap van Zweden Conducts Mozart Piano Concert No. 20, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Pianist Louis Lortie’s breathtaking artistry returns with Mozart’s stormy Piano Concerto in D minor and Duruflé’s uplifting Requiem. APRIL 27

“Weird Al” Yankovic Majestic Theatre

For the first time in his Grammy-winning career, the satirist is foregoing his usual high-octane show for an intimate evening, focusing on original (non-parody) songs from his catalog.

Jack White

Maria de Buenos, Fort Worth Opera

Clint Black

Denny Laine

Maks, Val & Peta: Live on Tour, Confidential Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

The hottest players on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” are back with an all-new spectacular show and this time the family has grown.

Beyond Bollywood

Don Pasquale, Fort Worth Opera

Maluma

Walter Mosley

David Sedaris, Arts & Letters Live McFarlin Auditorium

Hailed as the “rock star of writers,” he’s become one of America’s preeminent humor writers, with bestselling books such as Barrel Fever and  Holidays on Ice.


may MAY 1-2

MAY 1

American Airlines Center

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Jeff Bridges, SMU Tate Lecture Series

McFarlin Auditorium

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P!nk

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The international sensation is a multifaceted artist. She burst onto the scene releasing a series of chartbuster anthems including “Get the Party Started” and “Just Like a Pill.” She’s sold over 47 million albums, over 70 million singles, and more than 2.4 million DVDs worldwide. Now, she’s on back on the road, bringing her Beautiful Trauma World Tour to Texas.

The popular distinguished lecture series closes with a Hollywood star. His Oscar nod for Best Actor in a Leading Role came from 2009’s Crazy Heart, and his recent nomination was for the 2016’s Hell or High Water, based in Texas. He is also founder of the End Hunger Network and spokesman for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry.

MAY 2 *

MAY 3

MAY 5

Asia-Fest

An Evening with Rita Moreno, #hearhere

Winspear Opera House

Majestic Theatre

Haggard Park (Plano)

Winspear Opera House

This pairing of the talented Fugees founder and a full orchestra results in a night of dynamic symphonic Hip Hop.

The Mexican-American duo combined various styles in hits such as “Lo Aprendí de Ti,” “Perdón Perdón,” “Estés En Donde Estés,” “Odio Amarte” and “Te Quedaste.”

This annual event showcases the rich cultures of Asia with demonstrations, performances, and vendors with Asian medical technique for an engaging experience.

The multi-talented performer is one of only 12 people to receive the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards.

MAY 4-6

MAY 5

Wyclef Jean, The Dallas Pops

Ha*Ash

MAY 3

Juanes Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Latin Rock’s leading global ambassador and the most-awarded solo artist in Latin Grammy history is back on tour. MAY 3

Upstander Speaker Series: Christian Picciolini

MAY 6

Astor Piazzolla and Tango Caliente, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Four Tango dancers, a bandoneon player and the music of a Tango master round out an evening sizzling with Argentine heat. MAY 4

Dallas Holocaust Center

Newsboys

The Emmy-winning producer, author and reformed extremist founded of Life After Hate, a nonprofit that helps people disengage from hate and violent groups.

Event Center (Allen)

MAY 3

MAY 5

The Afghan Whigs, Built To Spill, Ed Harcourt

The Aussie contemporary Christian rockers have six gold albums to their credit, as well as an international following.

Kathleen Madigan’s Boxed Wine and Bigfoot Tour

House of Blues

Majestic Theatre

A couple of powerhouse rock bands, both with new albums to promote, are touring on this hot double bill.

For 30 years the stand-up giant has been playing the circuit. From late night TV gigs to riding around with Jerry Seinfeld on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” she’s a blast.

MAY 3

The Residents

MAY 6

Metalachi

Kessler Theater

Platinum Comedy Tour

The storied art, rock and musical collective are a cultural kick that’s been blending a variety of mediums for four decades.

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Funnymen Mike Epps, Rickey Smiley, Michael Blackson, DeRay Davies and Tony Rock headline a night of laughs.

Dallas Museum of Art

Shock jock Howard Stern called the Los Angelesbased alternative Latino band, “A perfect merging of metal and mariachi.”

A self-described “wandering poet,” she is the author and/or editor of more than 30 volumes; her work has been presented on “A Prairie Home Companion” and PBS specials.

MAY 5 *

MAY 7

Gas Monkey Live

Command Performance, TITAS Winspear Opera House

Twelve artists from leading companies light up the stage with spectacular and unexpected performances in this, the pyrotechnics of dance. MAY 5-6

ChocolateFest Convention Center (Grapevine)

Enjoy great wine, art creations, live music and outstanding chocolate from area chocolatiers, bakeries, restaurants, hotels and more. MAY 5-6

Cottonwood Art Festival Cottonwood Park (Richardson)

MAY 5

Naomi Shihab Nye, Arts & Letters Live

Jurors select over 240 artists to exhibit museum-quality work, competing in categories ranging from ceramics, drawings/pastels, painting and more.

A Musician’s View, Members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Join musicians on the stage and choral terrace for performances of chamber works that explore themes of shadow and light. MAY 7

Franz Ferdinand House of Blues

The Glasgow rockers gained fame with their post punk sound in the 2000s, before shifting gears into a more dance-oriented sound. MAY 8*

of Montreal Shipping & Receiving (Fort Worth)

Experimental rockers don’t come much better than the Athens, GA group of indie artists that continually drawn inspiration from 1960s psychedelic pop acts. *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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MAY 6-28

MAY 8-20

Winspear Opera House

The Humans

Now in its fourth year, the annual festival continues in the Arts District and within the Dallas arts community to present a curated three-week experience. It includes a series of performances and mixed media installations by some of the most exciting contemporary artists working today, plus performances by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

Breaking with tradition, Erik has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate the holidays and give thanks at his daughter’s apartment in Manhattan. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle duplex and eerie things occur, deepest fears are laid bare. Hopeful and heartbreaking, the new American classic won the Tony Award for Best Play in 2016.

MAY 9

MAY 10-11

MAY 11

House of Blues

Moody Performance Hall

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The Spanish singer-songwriter made his debut in the 1980s, and has progressed to become one of the hot stars in contemporary Latin pop.

The intimate evening with DSO musicians includes Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto, Berg’s Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Pezzo Capriccioso.

Shattered guitars strung with piano strings assembled across the marble floor of the Meyerson define the performative space in this world premiere.

Omni Hotel

MAY 10

MAY 10-12, 17-19 MAY 11

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth, Dallas)

Lynyrd Skynyrd

THROUGH JUNE 3

House of Blues

He’s an accomplished guitarist who plays his music as well as songs by his late father, Frank, one of the world’s true jazz-rock pioneers.

The fresh young rising comedian is a combination of likeability, stage presence and relentless joke telling.

Starplex Pavilion

MAY 10*

MAY 11

Enrique Bunbury

Dweezil Zappa

Todrick Hall Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

The MTV star, “American Idol” finalist and YouTube sensation brings his latest production to his hometown.

Remix: Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Berg

Ricky Reyes

Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

t’s the original swashbuckling adventure with John Williams’ epic score performed live to picture in the grand Texas venue.

Melodies of Certain Damage

After a career that’s spanned 40 years and more than 60 albums, the Southern Rock icons call it quits with the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. MAY 12

Granada Theater

MAY 12

The former front man of Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin is touring with a group of crackerjack backing musicians including Allen Stone and Zac Clark.

With their throwback vibe, the band owes as much to contemporary lo-fi influences as they do The Beatles and The Beach Boys.

Main Street Garden Park

Kessler Theater

Contemporary blues, roots and soul stars Shemekia Copeland and Seth Walker headline the local Hall of Fame baseball announcer’s annual event. *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

Homegrown Music and Arts Festival

MAY 11*

Well-known bands always headline the annual springtime celebration of sounds and sights in the center of Downtown Dallas.

Gas Monkey Bar N Grill

MAY 12

A little bit country and a dash of rock, he’s innovatively created his own genre, simply known to the music world as Ameripolitan.

MCL Grand (Lewisville)

Dale Watson

Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida Meadows Museum

Sixty-six of sculpture, drawing, collage, gravitations and graphic works representing a general view of the mature phase of this key sculptor of the post-war avant-garde.

Moody Performance Hall

Granada Theater

Eric Nadel’s Birthday Benefit for Focus on Teens

The theme is Allegro at the annual event, billed as the “most decadent fashion spectacle of the year” for the area nonprofit.

Dallas Museum of Art

MAY 11

MAY 10

House of DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS)

MAY 12

An Acoustic Evening with Andrew McMahon & Friends

Dr. Dog

MAY 12

Bancroft Family Concert, Fine Arts Chamber Players Dr. Rebecca Glass, viola, performs in recitals with pianist Alicja Basinka for the 12th annual Charles Barr Memorial Concert.

MAY 10

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SOLUNA

Winspear Opera House

Maylee Thomas & Jon Christopher Davis, Texas Tunes Series She’s sung with alongside Bad Company and Train, while he’s shared stages with Lyle Lovett, Rodney Crowell and more.

Music and the Brain The afternoon seminar features world-renowned doctors discussing the ability of music and the arts to heal the body and brain. MAY 13

Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

The two musicians represent different ends of the chronological spectrum, however on stage the blues musicians have much on common. MAY 14-20

Savor Dallas Fair Park, Farmers Market, Fashion Industry Gallery and Others

It’s a foodie favorite featuring a ton of local chefs plus the International Grand Tasting, the annual festival’s signature event.


may MAY 9

MAY 11

AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

Kenny Chesney

CALENDAR

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

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Celtic Woman

Country music star’s Trip Around the Sun Tour rolls into Jerry World for a huge springtime event. He brings a long string of 29 number one hits to the stage including “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy” and “The Good Stuff.” His special guests include Thomas Rhett (“T-Shirt”), Old Dominion (“Break Up With Him”) and Brandon Lay (“Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers”).

The global singing sensation brings their latest show to town for a musical experience that features classic Irish tunes such as “The Water Is Wide,” “Green Grow the Rushes,” and “The Parting Glass;” timeless pop anthems “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” plus inspirational songs including “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and “Ave Maria.”

MAY 16

MAY 17

MAY 18 & 19

MAY 19

Allen Event Center

Sammons Center for the Arts

The singer/actress won hearts with her portrayal of Judy Garland, and roles in “South Pacific,” “Annie Get Your Gun” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”

Moody Performance Hall, St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church (Richardson)

Starplex Pavilion

The 19-year-old singer-songwriter and Grammy nominee is already on his third North American headlining tour.

Khalid

Jannelle Lutz, Sammons Cabaret

MAY 16

Apocalyptica

MAY 17

Strauss Square

John Sebastian

The Finnish rockers celebrate the 20th anniversary of their epic debut, “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos,” with an outdoor performance of the entire seminal album.

Poor David’s Pub

The Lovin’ Spoonful founder may be best remembered for songs “Do You Believe in Magic?” and “Summer In the City,” and his solo performance at Woodstock.

MAY 17

Noah Charney, Arts & Letters Live

MAY 18

The bestselling author and art historian has been hailed as “the Sherlock Holmes of art theft” and is famous for his dynamic exploration of art crime.

Majestic Theatre

Dallas Museum of Art

MAY 17

Kendrick Lamar Starplex Pavilion

The Championship Tour rolls into town with performances by an all-star roster of acts including SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker and more. MAY 17

Whose Live Anyway? The current cast members of the Emmynominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” are on tour with a 100% improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes and songs. MAY 18

Kat Edmonson, Matt Munisteri Kessler Theater

NPR describes her recent album, “Old Fashioned Gal,” as a “handsome showcase for her songwriting, which has grown ever more confident over the last decade.”

Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown

MAY 18

Arlington Music Hall

Granada Theater

Which group is the greatest? Two legendary tribute bands (Abbey Road and Satisfaction) go toe-to-toe in an on-stage, mash-up duel.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise Connect with a mix of bright indie pop and dynamic, harmony-driven folk rock from the band based in the North Carolina-mountains.

Concert #6, Chamber Music International Dave Matthews Mendelssohn’s Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano, and Beethoven Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16. MAY 18-20

Wagner’s Die Walkure, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Jaap van Zweden conducts the complete opera, from lovers’ passionate awakenings to the thrilling “Ride of the Valkyries.” MAY 18-20

Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival Galatyn Park (Richardson)

Get in on this annual arts and eclectic music event which featuring multiple stages loaded with big name performers. MAY 18-20

Scheherazade, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Miguel Harth-Bedoya closes the season with a musical realization of the vividly colorful and mesmerizing tales spun by a storyteller at risk for her very life. MAY 18-20

Taste Addison Addison Circle Park

This annual event features sampling opportunities, as the name implies, with guest chefs and a healthy slice of music and fun.

With more than 20 million tickets sold since its inception and a collective 38 million CDs and DVDs combined, his band is the first in history to have six consecutive studio albums debut at No. 1. MAY 19

Marc Cohn, Blind Boys of Alabama Kessler Theater

The soulful Grammy winner (“Walking in Mephis”) is a storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, distilling universal truth out of his romantic, drawn-from-life tales. MAY 19

Keith Harkin Poor David’s Pub

Formerly a member of Celtic Thunder, the young singer/songwriter from Derry has been referred to as an Irish version of Jack Johnson. MAY 19

Music of South America, Voice of Change Latino Cultural Center

The chamber music ensemble performs music by South American composers, featuring works by Ginastera, Villa-Lobos, Guarnieri and Aguila. MAY 19

Breaking Shadows: Jennifer Wester The Cedars Union

The multimedia artist/pro skater explores light, shadow and movement as she transforms a parking lot into a magical ice skating rink, utilizing synthetic ice, lighting and projection. *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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CALENDAR

MAY 25

American Airlines Center

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Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers

MAY 27-28

Toyota Music Factory

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Donald Fagen’s super group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide behind “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Peg,” “Hey Nineteen” and “Deacon Blues” from seven platinum albums. The Doobies’ mind-blowing, guitar-driven rock includes Grammys for “Listen To The Music,” “China Grove” and “Minute by Minute.”

MAY 20

MAY 24

Tommy Lee to Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds and more, in their own words.

favorite margarita courtesy of restaurants and bars throughout DFW, all in one location.

Lake Carolyn (Irving)

Arlington Music Hall

MAY 25-27 *

MAY 27*

The annual event is a showcase for international culture and an opportunity to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

From 1957-1962 the boys sold over 35 million records. The Zmed brothers celebrate the pivotal sounds of the iconic band in authentic fashion.

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Kessler Theater

MAY 22

MAY 24-26*

Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing score is a tale of romance upended by an evil spell that’s captivated audiences for generations. Sir Ben Stevenson’s production is a jewel to behold.

One of the world’s most unsung musicians goes back decades playing solo and with luminaries such as Jerry Garcia, David Grisman and more.

DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival

Peter Hook & The Light Granada Theater

Best known as a member of Joy Division and New Order, the English bassist is touring as lead singer in his own band.

The Everly Brothers Experience with Zachary and Dylan Zmed

Beethoven’s Ninth, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

MAY 22*

The ultimate symphony and the premiere of Leshnoff’s Violin Concerto No. 2 close Jaap van Zweden’s farewell celebration season featuring a cast of acclaimed soloists.

Dallas Museum of Art

MAY 24-26

Among his many recognitions, his novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize and was adapted into an Oscar-winning movie.

Winspear Opera House (Hamon Hall)

Michael Ondaatje, Arts & Letters Live

The Alexa Dialogues, Elevator Project

Swan Lake, Texas Ballet Theater

Exodus Music & Arts Festival Toyota Music Pavilion

Iconic gospel artist Kirk Franklin hosts and headlines the inaugural event with Marvin Sapp, Tamela Mann, Tye Tribbett and more. MAY 26

Dallas Asian Festival Fair Park

MAY 22

House of Blues

MAY 25

The family-friendly festival showcases Asian cuisines from Sri Lanka, Philippines, Korea and China, plus performances, arts and crafts, and a cultural pavilion area to explore and learn.

American Airlines Center

MAY 26

The young Australian singer/songwriter is a multi-instrumentalist who’s been described as a “one-woman band who brings new meaning to the concept of multi-tasking.”

Luis Miguel

MAY 22-27

The popular Mexican singer is among the most successful artists in Latin pop history. He’s on the road in support of his most recent studio album ¡México Por Siempre!

Winspear Opera Hose

MAY 25-26

Jersey Boy’s The true story of The Four Season leaps to life with classic songs including “Walk Like a Man” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

Celebrity Autobiography, Off Broadway on Flora

David Bromberg

MAY 27 MAY 26

Interact with that little voice-driven artificial intelligence agent and the entanglements and complexities of human and AI relationships.

Tash Sultana

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The Man Of The Woods Tour is named after the record-setting artist’s latest album -- a reflective look at fatherhood, and personal insights into his layered life experiences. After headlining the Super Bowl LII halftime show, his new tour hit the road following up on the 20/20 Experience World Tour, which sold out arenas and stadiums around the globe.

A Perfect Circle, Stone Temple Pilots Starplex Pavilion

BFD 2018 is a daylong concert featuring performances from a choice variety of alternative rockers including Theory of a Deadman, I Prevail, Nothing More, Candlebox and more. MAY 27

Moody Performance Hall

Margarita Meltdown

A first rate ensemble performs from the actual memoirs of a wide range of celebrities. From

It’s time to taste, sample and then vote for your

Farmers Market

Tower Arts Concert: An American Music Celebration Highland Park United Methodist Church

Soprano Ava Pine performs the music of Harold Arlen, Aaron Copland, and George Gershwin in this Dallas Memorial Day concert tradition. MAY 28

Memorial Day Concert, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Flagpole Hill (Lakewood)

In honor of America’s veterans and first responders, the annual concert features patriotic tunes, free for the whole family under the stars. MAY 30

Caroline Weber, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

The author, literature professor and fashion historian discusses Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin de Siècle Paris.


june JUNE 1

JUNE 6

American Airlines Center

American Airlines Center

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Paul Simon

CALENDAR

His songs dot The Great American Songbook, including “Kodachrome,” “Slip Slidin’ Away,” “Sounds of Silence,” and “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” (with Art Garfunkel), plus “Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard” and many more solid gold hits. Now the Hall of Fame musician is on the Homeward Bound Tour, reportedly his final sweep of shows. THROUGH JUNE 16

JUNE 1-2

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

At Peter and Rita’s wedding, a mysterious man insists on kissing the bride – it all leads to laughter, romance and suspense.

She’s appeared on CBS’s “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and starred in her own half-hour special, “Comedy Central Presents Lisa Landry.”

Prelude to a Kiss

Lisa Landry

THROUGH JUNE 17

In Her Image: Photographs of Rania Matar

She’s as resilient as she is popular, and with 100 million records sold, the crossover star is the best-selling female artist in country music history. With five Grammys over the years, and chartbusting hits such as “Forever and For Always,” “You’re Still the One” and “From This Moment On” to her credit, she’s a superstar.

JUNE 2

Pictures at an Exhibition, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Black Dance Theatre Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Conductor Ruth Reinhardt conducts Mussorgsky’s much-loved masterpiece performed in a morning concert with original choreography.

JUNE 1-3

Swan Lake, Texas Ballet Theatre

JUNE 2

Winspear Opera House

Cars and Coffee

The exhibition brings together four bodies of work by the Lebanese-American photographer that trace the development of female identity through portraiture.

Sir Ben Stevenson leads his talented dance company through the enduring Tchaikovsky ballet classic that premiered in 1877.

Adjacent to Classic BMW (Plano)

JUNE 1

Old Time Music Jam

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

The free, monthly pop-up car show is a feast for the senses featuring classics, hot rods, exotics and more four-wheeled friends.

JUNE 2 & 16

Poison, Cheap Trick Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

He combines traditional folk with other elements, while exploring a variety of nontraditional Christian themes in his music.

These twice-monthly jams feature the kind of authentic ensemble music Bill Monroe and Ralph Stanley would have heard growing up in Appalachia.

THROUGH JUNE 17

JUNE 2, 9, 23 & 30

JUNE 5

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Majestic Theatre

Focus: Kamrooz Aram

Ellen Carey: Dings, Pulls and Shadows Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

Since the 1990s, the experimental artist has been making photographs that defy conventions of depicting identifiable subjects. JUNE 6-9

The Second City Summer Blockbuster Wyly Theatre

Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Amy Poehler are all graduates of Chicago’s historic comics-in-training factory, now on a new summer tour. JUNE 6

JUNE 2

Dallas Heritage Village

Josh Garrels

THROUGH JULY 22

The two rock band combined forces for a sizzling summer tour of hits such as “Nuthin’ But a Good Time” and “Surrender.”

Chad Valley Club Dada

The introspective English electronica musician brings a distinct style of chilled down synth pop to the stage. THROUGH AUGUST 19

River Adventures

The Illusionists

Trinity River Audubon Center

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Spanning painting, sculpture, collage, and installation, the artist’s work investigates the complex relationship between Western modernism and classical non-Western art.

Grab a paddle and explore North Texas’ Great Trinity Forest with friends old and new, and expert kayak guides.

Full of magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, the group has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages.

JUNE 1

Stryper

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas

Gas Monkey Live

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

The sometimes-controversial California Christian metal band has been cranking out their unique brand of praise through rock since the 1980s.

The evocative power of sculpture seems boundless in the hands of five women: Celia Eberle, Kana Harada, Sharon Kopriva, Sherry Owens, and Linda Ridgway.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 18

JUNE 6

Royal Blood Granada Theater

The English pair specializes in blues-rock, releasing their first album back in 2014, and playing the circuit ever since.

From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth)

The exhibit presents over 400 objects selected from the couple’s collection representing key periods in the history of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam. JUNE 7

Cool Thursdays: Memphis Soul Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The music of Otis Redding, Al Green, Booker T. and the M.G.’s and more comprised the Stax Records revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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CALENDAR

Maroon 5, Julia Michaels

Following the stellar reception on the heels of the first leg of the former One Direction singer’s headlining tour comes this new set of cities. His self-titled debut album was released last May and soared to the top of the charts around the world. In the U.S. it topped the Billboard 200-album chart with over 230,000 equivalent album units sold.

JUNE 7-9

THROUGH JULY 29

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub

Dallas Museum of Art

He was recently named one of TBS Funniest Comedians Working Today. His recent standup special, “Neurotic Gangster,” is currently on Showtime.

For more than 20 years, the artist has pioneered an innovative, and at times controversial, approach to painting that has made her one of the most influential artists of her generation.

JUNE 7-9

JUNE 7-10

Ben Gleib

Original Sewing & Quilt Expo

A-Kon 29

THROUGH AUGUST 21

The Power of Gold: Asante Royal Regalia from Ghana Dallas Museum of Art

Inspired by works in the Museum’s collection, and featuring objects from public and private collections, the exhibit reveals the splendor of regalia, much of which is made of gold. JUNE 8-18

Outlaws, Turtle Creek Chorale

Convention Center (Fort Worth)

Feast your eyes on more than 350 stunning quilts brimming with artistry and creativity, competing for awards from accredited judges.

Celebrating over a quarter century, the yearly event is the oldest, continually running anime-based convention in North America.

THROUGH DECEMBER 2

JUNE 8

The season closes with a celebration of country music from its origins to hits from Johnny Cash to Willie and Waylon, and a host of other honkytonk heroes.

Clarence Muse Café Theatre

JUNE 9 *

The stand-up artist has appeared on “Who’s Got Jokes,” “P Diddy Presents Bad Boys of Comedy” and more.

Winspear Opera House

Meadows Museum

Five of the star painter’s works, more paintings by him than any other museum in the U.S. are on exhibition to celebrates his extraordinary talent. DAILY

Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tours AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

One and a half hour tours are offered. Check the facility’s website for information on blackout dates. Group, VIP, self-tours and art tours are available. JUNE 7-9

Steve Hytner Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

He has brought unique talents to more than 25 films, starred as a series regular on seven TV shows and guested on more than 50 others. *Editor’s Choice Selection 76

Laura Owens

The three-time Grammy-winning multiplatinum band brings their Red Pill Blues Tour to Texas. Lead singer Adam Levine (“The Voice”) and his rock mates have scored repeatedly with mainstream pop including “Moves Like Jagger,” “One More Night, “Daylight,” “Maps” and many more, while building a global fan base and selling out concert in the largest venues around the world.

Arlington Convention Center

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

American Airlines Center

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Harry Styles, Kacey Musgraves

JUNE 9

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

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JUNE 7

Alex Ortiz

Moody Performance Hall

Alonzo King LINES Ballet. TITAS

JUNE 8

Luscious, impeccable technique, stunning dancers and powerfully visual works are what make the company so glorious.

Plano Event Center

JUNE 9

Ham-Con Enter the largest amateur radio and electronics show in Texas, a showcase for the latest in ham radio and related gear plus lectures, vendor sales, a swap meet, and more. JUNE 8 & 27

Hunter Sullivan Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Don’t miss one of Dallas’ finest crooners and band putting a spin on everything from Bobby Darin to Frank Sinatra and more.

Starfest Commons Park (Frisco)

Texas Astronomical Society ‘s monthly Star Parties are an opportunity to observe and educate about planets, stars and other celestial wonders. JUNE 10

Harvest America AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

One of the largest one-day live evangelistic events ever comes to North Texas with worship led by Greg Laurie and his Harvest America team.

JUNE 10

Timbiriche Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

The Latin America phenomenon of the 198090s is back for a reunion, tour and a new CD, “Timbiriche-El Concierto.” JUNE 10, 20 & 24

Summer Survivor Speaker Series Dallas Holocaust Museum

Hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children, as well as modern-day genocides. JUNE 10-SEPTEMBER 16 *

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats His Own Leg The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Known for his collaborations with Kanye West and Louis Vuitton, and for vibrant anime-inspired characters, the Japanese artist has blurred boundaries throughout his career. JUNE 12

Scholar Talk: The Nazi Euthanasia Program Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle, Chair in Holocaust Studies at Pacific Lutheran University, discusses Hitler’s first victims and the history of Nazi euthanasia. JUNE 12

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls House of Blues

The U.K. singer/songwriter started his career as a hardcore vocalist before switching gears into his current folk-punk format.


june JUNE 12-24

JUNE 15-17

Winspear Opera House

Gas Monkey Live

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Bright Star

CALENDAR

Inspired by a real event, the musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption in the American South, propelled by an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, it unfolds as a tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and moving performances. From native Texans Edie Brickell and Steve Martin comes the five-time Tony-nominated musical that the New York Times calls “a shining achievement.”

It’s time for DFW’s largest summertime outdoor food festival. Engage and interact with sponsors and exhibitors in indoor as well as outdoor settings all weekend. Sample delights from Taste’s Restaurant Showcase, Backyard Bites, Taste Curbside, South of the Border and more. Plus step inside a Family Fun Zone, and dozens of fun and interactive sponsor activations.

JUNE 14

DAILY TOURS

JUNE 15-17 *

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Frisco

Fair Park

From songs such as “The Reflex” and “Girls on Film,” to “Hungry Like the Wolf,” the Duran- Duran tribute ensemble plays the hits.

Step inside the state-of-the-art facility that is home to the storied Dallas Cowboys. A guided tour takes about 1.5 hours and includes a variety of views. Restrictions on dates may apply.

Prepare your palate for culinary delights from many of Dallas’ top chefs; sample from menus you’ve always wanted to try.

Cool Thursdays: Rio

JUNE 14

Night Owl Prowl Trinity River Audubon Center

Join friends and experts for an unforgettable two-hour nighttime North Texas nature trek (9-11 p.m.), and top it off with homemade s’mores. JUNE 14

Second Thursday with a Twist Dallas Museum of Art

Past themes include Dancing Queen, Heartbreak Hotel and When Doves Cry. The evening’s motif is Good Vibrations. JUNE 14-16

Great American Scrapbook Convention Arlington Convention Center

Billed as an ultimate girls’ weekend, the event features new techniques from pros, plus aisles of tools and supplies. JUNE 14-JULY 8

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Theatre 3

Who’s in the mood for a little sex and treachery? Christopher Hampton adapted the play from the 1782 novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos and was nominated for a Tony.

The Star

Taste of Dallas

JUNE 16-SEPTEMBER 16 JUNE 15

Hogs and Hops Trinity River Audubon Center

The seasonal, chef-inspired dinner series is nestled in the heart of North Texas’ greatest natural resource, featuring Chef Peja Krstic of Mot Hai Ba. JUNE 15

Comedy Get Down Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Some of the biggest names in funny-land share the stage including Cedric “The Entertainer.” George Lopez, D.L. Hughley and Eddie Griffin. JUNE 15

Movies at the Museum: The Missing Sid Richardson Museum (Fort Worth)

The American frontier was home to women whose stories don’t match the standard Hollywood script. Director Ron Howard’s 2003 film is screened. JUNE 15-16

JUNE 15-17

Hollywood at the Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The movies wouldn’t be the same without the memorable scores that support them. Jeff Tyzik conducts and evening a film favorites.

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

JUNE 18

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

Club Dada

This exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s early work including images of the 1950-60s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation.

The original intent was an acoustic freak folk solo project that eventually morphed into a band for the emo rockers from Philly.

Hop Along

JUNE 19 JUNE 16

Enanitos Verdes, Hombres G Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The bands’ long list of hits has grown into unforgettable cross-generational anthems, with concerts full of catchy melodies and musical nostalgia.

Slayer Bomb Factory

The heavy metal group is among the most influential musically, visually and lyrically. They’re touring for the final time, with Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament. JUNE 19-24 *

JUNE 16

The Quebe Sisters, Texas Tunes Series MCL Grand (Lewisville)

The gifted fiddling trio from nearby Burleson has shared stages with Willie, Merle, Asleep at the Wheel and others.

Waitress

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, the irresistible show features original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles. THROUGH AUGUST 19

Juneteenth Jazz Jam featuring Martha Burks

JUNE 13-JULY 8 *

Clarence Muse Café Theatre

Fair Park Music Hall

For 14 consecutive seasons, the talented singer has performed her snazzy brand of jazz, blues, RNB, pop and soul at the annual concert event.

More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the visual artistry, unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of the Broadway spectacular.

The Lion King, Dallas Summer Musicals

Sightings: Luke Fowler Nasher Sculpture Center

For this commission, the Glasgow artist draws on practices of focused listening and architectural acoustics to create a multi-channel sound installation. *Editor’s Choice Selection D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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Diana Krall

JUNE 27

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Weezer, Pixies, The Wombats

She has sold more than six million albums in the U.S. and over 15 million worldwide, earned nine gold, three platinum, and seven multi-platinum albums. The beloved jazz pianist/vocalist is a hit wherever she performs her exotic blend of originals, and fresh takes on standards such as “The Look of Love” and “You Don’t Know Me.”

JUNE 20

Clemantine Wamariya, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

The human rights advocate captured aftershocks of war in her powerful memoir, The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After. JUNE 20

Kesha and Macklemore Starplex Pavilion

Her triumphant album “Rainbow” is at the top of the charts. His first solo effort in 12 years, “Gemini,” debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2

Gabriel Dawe: Plexis No. 34 Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

The large-scale, site-specific installation features more than 80 miles of multicolored thread by the internationally celebrated Mexican-born, Dallas-based artist. JUNE 21

Cool Thursdays: Sounds of Summer Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

“I Get Around,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “In My Room,” “Help Me, Rhonda” and more always get applause for the Beach Boys tribute band. JUNE 21

Sippin’ and Strollin’ Fort Worth Stockyards

The third Thursday of every month is an opportunity to sip wine, and saunter through the historic area and shop along the way. *Editor’s Choice Selection 78

D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

Starplex Pavilion

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JUNE 19

Photo by Mary McCartney

CALENDAR

Though the two bands are among the top tier performers in their respective generation, and have shared stages before, this marks their first full tour together. It comes on the heels of Weezer’s acclaimed eleventh studio album, “Pacific Daydream.” Publications including the New York Times, NPR Music, Q Magazine and more, have lauded the new recordings.

THROUGH AUGUST 19

JUNE 28

JUNE 29-AUGUST 18

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

Hyatt Regency (Reunion)

Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Two short videos by the New York photographervideographer reflect on a potent contradiction of contemporary material life.

Unleash your inner foodie with a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research and educational efforts of the American Liver Foundation.

Welcome to the misadventures of the most bumbling bunch of buccaneers that ever buckled a swash.

Jan Staller: Cycled & Saved

Flavors of Dallas

JUNE 22

New Found Glory House of Blues

Rising from the second wave of alternative rock bands in the late 1990s, they’ve been called the “godfathers of pop punk.”

Captain Blood

JUNE 30 * JUNE 29

A Very Brady Evening with Susan Olsen and Mike Lookinland MCL Grand (Lewisville)

Parsons Dance, TITAS Winspear Opera House

Innovative, exuberant and gifted, their bold, joyous and athletic movement has solidified them as one of the world’s leading modern dance companies.

JUNE 23

A pair of child stars – Cindy and Bobby from TV’s “The Brady Bunch” – takes the stage together for a nostalgic look back at the iconic program.

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

JUNE 29 *

Asian Textiles: Art & Trade Along the Silk Road

House of Blues

Dallas Museum of Art

Brit Floyd The promotional material calls it “the world’s greatest Pink Floyd show,” featuring music from the band’s vast catalog all set to lights, effects and more. JUNE 28

Connie Smith Arlington Music Hall

Considered by many critics to be one of the most underrated vocalists in country music history, she has 20 Top-10 Billboard singles, and a trio of number one albums. JUNE 28

Cool Thursdays: Neon Circus Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

When the country duo Brooks & Dunn hung up their performing spurs, this talented tribute band decided to keep the spirit alive.

Anthony Jeselnik Dark, and filled with irony, the former writer for Jimmy Fallon is an expert in cringe comedy with his razor sharp stand-up. JUNE 29

John Prine, Amanda Shires Winspear Opera House

The two-time Grammy-winner and singer/ songwriter (“Angel From Montgomery,” “Illegal Smile,” “Dear Abby”) is an American folk treasure. JUNE 29

Chicago, REO Speedwagon Starplex Pavilion

With millions of albums sold between these groups, their dozens of hits include “25 or 6 to 4,” “Make Me Smile,” “Take It On the Run” and more.

THROUGH DECEMBER 9

Drawn from the Museum’s collection, this showcase features examples of garments and ornamental hangings from India, Central Asia, China, and Japan. JUNE 30

Mindfulness and Meditation with Farahana Surya Namaskar Bishop Arts Theatre Center

The author/speaker blends her cultural diversity and experiences to help others find center and balance through the art of meditation.


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SPORTS & RECREATION MAY 21-27 texasrangers.com

Texas Rangers Globe Life Park (Arlington)

March 29-April 1 vs. Houston Astros (Home opener)

April 6-8 April 9-11 April 21-22 April 23-25 May 3-6 May 7-9 May 21-23 May 24-27 June 5-6 June 7-10 June 15-17 June 25-27 June 29-July 1

vs. Toronto Blue Jays vs. Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland A’s vs. Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland A’s vs. Houston Astros vs. Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres vs. Chicago White Sox

Wicked Wine Run Mitas Hill Vineyard (McKinney) MAY 19

Susan G. Komen North Texas Race for the Cure The Star in Frisco MAY 27-28

Carry The Load

Dallas Rattlers

American Airlines Center

The Star (Frisco)

April 3 April 10

April 29 May 19 June 7 June 16 July 7 July 28 August 4

Dallas Wings College Park Center (Arlington) Unless Noted

May 20 June 2 June 15 June 22 June 24

vs. Atlanta Dream vs. Phoenix Mercury vs. Las Vegas Aces vs. Los Angeles Sparks vs. Seattle Storm

Wings.WNBA.com

Frisco RoughRiders Dr. Pepper Ballpark (Frisco)

April 5-7 April 8-18 April 19-22 May 1-4 May 5-8 May 18-21 May 29-31 June 1-3 June 9-12 June 13-16 June 28-30

vs. Tulsa Drillers (home opener) vs. Springfield Cardinals vs. Corpus Christi Hooks vs. San Antonio Missions vs. Midland RockHounds vs. Corpus Christi Hooks vs. NW Arkansas Naturals vs. Arkansas Travelers vs. Midland RockHounds vs. San Antonio Missions vs. Springfield Cardinals

RidersBaseball.com

FC Dallas Toyota Stadium (Frisco)

April 7 April 21 May 12 May 19 June 2 June 9

vs. Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union vs. LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Los Angeles Football Club vs. Montreal

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Reverchon Park What was once a local march is now a nationwide cause supporting families of first responders, and giving new meaning to Memorial Day.

Dallas Mavericks

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Colonial Country Club (Fort Worth) One of the nation’s longest-running tournaments has a brand new name to welcome many of the biggest names in golf. MAY 19

Texas.Rangers.mlb.com

vs. Portland Trailblazers vs. Phoenix Suns

Fort Worth Invitational

vs. Denver Outlaws vs. Atlanta Blaze vs. Boston Cannons vs. Ohio Machine vs. Charlotte Hounds vs. New York Lizards vs. Florida Launch

APRIL 21

Red Balloon Run and Ride Children’s Medical Center (Plano) The family friendly fun run, walk and cycling event raises funds for and benefits one of America’s top pediatric care facilities. APRIL 26-28

NFL Draft

JUNE 1-3

AROUSA 7v7 and 9v9 Adult & Children Toyota Stadium (Frisco JUNE 3

Cedar Hill Triathlon and Kids Triathlon Cedar Hill State Park JUNE 9-10

thestarinfrisco.com

Cedar Hill Triathlon Festival Cedar Hill State Park

APRIL 5

Celebration White Rock 5K/10K

JUNE 10

Winfrey Point @ White Rock Lake APRIL 7

Original Mud Run Bear Creek Park (Lancaster) APRIL 7

Irving Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Fun Run Toyota Music Factory (Irving) APRIL 7-22

Lone Star Classic Volleyball Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center APRIL 14

SMU Spring Football Game Gerald J. Ford Stadium New coach Sonny Dykes leads the 2018 edition of the Mustangs off the practice field for their annual tune-up for fall football. APRIL 14

Celebrate Birds Trinity River Audubon Center Designed for bird enthusiasts and nature lovers of all ages, special showcase the power and diversity of our feathered friends.

AT&T Stadium (Arlington Everything’s bigger and better in Texas – just ask the National Football League as one of sports’ glitzier showcases comes to North Texas for the three-day event.

Wounded Warrior Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Williams Square (Las Colinas) JUNE 22-23

NHL Draft

MAY 12

Blacklight Run Texas Motor Speedway (Fort Worth) MAY 13

Mother’s Day Bagel Run Aaron Family JCC MAY 14-20

AT&T Byron Nelson Classic Trinity Forest Golf Club Some of the world’s top players converge to play a new course on the 50th anniversary of one of the game’s greatest events named in honor of the late Lone Star golf giant. MAY 18-20

Frisco Shawnee Trail Shootout Toyota Stadium (Frisco)

American Airlines Center With the NFL Draft put to bed in April, the eyes of the sports world re-focus on DFW for the 56th event. From the Dallas Stars’ home stadium comes the two-day draft that will have enthusiasts all over the globe watching anxiously. JUNE 24

Y Rock Sprint Triathlon JER Chilton YMCA (Rockwall) JUNE 30

Millet Mile and 5K Bob Woodruff Park (Plano)


DINING

Bistro 31 Located in Highland Park Village, this European-style establishment offers everything from Italian to Spanish to French influences. Serving only fresh, gourmet ingredients, the menu changes with the seasons, and the restaurant offers an extensive wine list.

Truly a seafood lover’s paradise, Chamberlain’s offers up tasty dishes such as the Honduran tilapia served with green beans, bell peppers and mushrooms. Its evolving, seasonal menus balance signature creations with timeless favorites. An extensive wine list provides the perfect pairing for any evening.

It is the ultimate dining experience—excellent food and service in an upscale atmosphere that’s perfect for private parties and business meetings.

87 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.420.3900

4525 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.503.3474

Dolce Rivera

bistro31dallas.com

chamberlainsseafood.com

Cafe Herrera

Cigar Lounge at Chamberlain’s

At its shiny new location in the Omni Hotel, Café Herrera is one of the finest and most prominent Tex-Mex restaurants in Dallas. Their enchiladas are famous, but their new build-your-own fajita bar and craft cocktails are sure to blow you away and keep you coming back for more. 665 S. Lamar Street 214.749.0455 cafeherrera.com

Canary By Gorji Charming and intimate, this 10 table, fine dining restaurant specializes in New Mediterranean cuisine, prime steaks and seafood. Chef Gorji, Back-To-Back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion, offers savory selections including wild boar, lamb, beef pomegranate, braised octopus, quail, inventive appetizers and salads. The creative culinary interpretations are accompanied by a boutique international wine list. 5100 Belt Line Road, Addison 972.503.7080 canarybygorji.com

Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill

Our Cigar Lounge is a richly decorated room with a private entrance where a man (or woman) can enjoy a cigar, an adult beverage and a fine steak if they so wish. The lounge features numerous ways to enjoy your cigar to match your mood. Relax on a leather couch while our staff cuts and lights your cigar or grab a table and order a steak while you smoke those Cohibas you have been saving for a special occasion. Our lounge features live music Tuesday through Saturday starting at 7 p.m. 4334 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.934.2467 cigarloungeatchamberlains.com

Cindi’s New York Deli

Jill Broussard

Your Italian getaway awaits at Dolce Riviera. Scenes from the glamorous era of la dolce vita inspire the extraordinary resort-style experience. A culinary skill coupled with an award-winning wine list, Riviera is so authentic you might be speaking Italian by the end of the night. Received awards from OpenTable, Wine Spectator, and D Magazine.

Enjoy authentic New York and Southern-style favorites right here in North Texas at one of Cindi’s many locations. From reubens and matzo ball soup to pancakes, and chicken and dumplings, Cindi’s offers delicious breakfast and lunch selections, plus fresh bagels, breads and pastries. See website for more locations.

Cool River Café

This see-and-be-seen hotspot offers fine dining, a chic bar and an exquisite cigar lounge. Cool River specializes in steaks and southwestern cuisine.

2211 N. Houston St., Dallas 469.341.7625 hardrock.com

Javier’s Javier’s offers traditional cuisine from Mexico City. The low-lit dining room is replete with mounted game, large paintings and hanging plants. This is one of Dallas’ most popular restaurants and a favorite spot for entertaining out-of-town guests. 4912 Cole Ave., Dallas 214.521.4211 javiers.net

Iron Cactus

2950 N. Harwood St., Dallas 469.458.6623 dolcerivera.com

The French Room

Nationally recognized and critically acclaimed, The French Room at The Adolphus Hotel features a menu rich in fresh seasonal ingredients and an award-winning wine list. It garnered Gourmet’s top ranking as the best Dallas restaurant for three consecutive years. 1321 Commerce St., Dallas 214.742.8200

The Grill on the Alley

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7522 Campbell Road, Dallas 972.248.0608

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Hard Rock Café With a menu full of mouth-watering American classics, memorabilia from the biggest names in rock, signature cocktails, and a full complement of city-specific merchandise to commemorate your visit, the Hard Rock Café Dallas is one trip you just have to make.

Located in the Galleria Dallas, the famous signature dishes include prime steaks and chops, fresh seafood pasta and freshly prepared salads, which are complemented by an extensive wine list. The Grill features unique selections from California’s boutique wineries, as well as a high-energy bar with hand-crafted cocktails.

With amazing outdoor patio views, friendly service and a lively full bar, Iron Cactus offers one of the best dining experiences around. Leave your worries at the door and lose yourself in the comforts of the cactus. 1520 Main St., Dallas 214.749.4766 ironcactus.com

The Keeper

13270 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 214.459.1601 thegrill.com

The Grape This small, neighborhood restaurant is a long-standing Dallas favorite. Chef-owner Brain Luscher and chef du cuisine Danyele McPherson change the blackboard menu offerings regularly, offering bistro fare as well as eclectic and contemporary creations.

Look what just flew in, fresh sustainable seafood in a fun, active and bright restaurant featuring a Tiki influenced cocktail program. Enjoy our beautiful patio with a fountain view in the Shops at Legacy across from sister restaurant, Mexican Sugar.

2808 Greenville Ave., Dallas 214.828.1981

5840 Legacy Cir. Suite D100, Plano 469.210.5337

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The Keeper Look what just flew in, fresh sustainable seafood in a fun, active and bright restaurant featuring a Tiki influenced cocktail program. Enjoy our beautiful patio with a fountain view in the Shops at Legacy across from sister restaurant, Mexican Sugar. 5840 Legacy Cir. Suite D100, Plano 469.210.5337

The Kitchen Table

Little Katana

Visit the new Little Katana location on Cole Street in Uptown, or the “Blackship” location inside the Omni Dallas Hotel. You won’t find fresher sushi or more powerful flavors for a better price. Blackship Location: 665 Lamar Street 214.760.7200

Uptown Location: 4525 Cole Ave. 214.443.9600

www.littlekatana.com

Mansion Restaurant

Enjoy authentic American cuisine in a casual setting at this restaurant located inside the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Signature menu offerings include hand pies, coffee-rubbed short ribs and chicken-fried pot roast. It also offers a lounge with a full-service bar and outdoor patio with fire pits. 400 N. Olive St., Dallas 214.922.0374 sheratondallashotel.com

The Landmark Restaurant The Warwick Melrose Hotel culinary team has been honored with the AAA Four Diamond award, the prestigious DiRoNA award and the Wine Spectator award. The Landmark offers favorites including pancakes, French toast, eggs Benedict and Dallas-style specialties for brunch. 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.224.3152 landmarkrestodallas.com

Lark on the Park

This contemporary, urban restaurant is located on the edge of downtown’s Klyde Warren Park. Lark introduces two new exciting chefs, Melody Bishop and Dennis Kelley, and features seasonal cuisine with a global influence. Illustrators are featured on chalkboards throughout. 2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas 214.855.5275 larkonthepark.com

Le Bilboquet

This cozy, upscale neighborhood French bistro is the ultimate rare find. The incredibly charming ambiance provides the ideal setting for a casual or business lunch or a romantic candle-lit dinner. The unique setting of the restaurant and garden room transports guests and offers them a European-style experience. The menu offers a diverse selection of French stables and French-American fusion dishes, such as the famous Cajun chicken.

Offering fine cuisine for over 20 years, the Mansion, located inside the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, has remained one of Dallas’ biggest and best splurges. The legendary restaurant’s talented team offers guests a most inviting and unforgettable dining experience. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas 214.443.4747 mansiononturtlecreek.com

Max’s Wine Dive Come hang out at this laid-back, unpretentious restaurant and wine bar in the West Village where you can rock out to music on the juke box and enjoy gourmet comfort food paired with reasonably priced selections from the extensive wine list.

100 Crescent Court, Suite 140, Dallas 469.687.0050

Oak Nestled in the gateway to the Design District and set in the shadow of its namesake, Oak is an experience of global cuisine from a medley of cultures wrapped in a comfortable, modern design that is spiced with a sexy, avant-garde soundtrack. Simply elegant cuisine, thoughtfully crafted cocktails and a worldly yet approachable wine list gives guests the pleasure to indulge in an intimate dining experience shared by the entire restaurant. 1628 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.712.9700 oakdallas.com

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Commitment to freshness sets this seafood restaurant apart. Only top-of-the-catch fish from the world’s most reputable suppliers is served, and each dish is carefully crafted to ensure the restaurant’s high standards of quality and flavor are exceeded. The menu is based on market availability, therefore the selections change each day. 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.759.2277 theoceanaire.com

The Owners Box

DINING Peasant Pizzeria Peasant Pizzeria serves authentic Neapolitan pizza, prepared with fresh ingredients and unique spices then quick-baked in a traditional oven to produce a pizza that combines a soft yet crispy crust with the flavorful toppings you’d be hard-pressed to find this side of the Atlantic. 3900 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas 214.443.8351 peasantpizzeria.com

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar The Fairmont Hotel’s Pyramid sports sleek contemporary decor and an exciting menu. The culinary philosophy draws inspiration from local purveyors and emphasizes fresh, local ingredients in an effort to minimize its carbon footprint and support the local economy. 1717 N. Akard St., Dallas 214.720.5249 pyramidrestaurant.com

Pokè Bop At Pokè Bop, you’ll experience Hawaiian pokè with a Japanese fusion flare resulting in the Supreme Beach Cuisine. Think of it as deconstructed sushi in a bowl. Enjoy a variety of iced or blended Boba Teas are available or a frozen Sake-Tini or glass of Frozen Rosé.

3600 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.559.3483

4140 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX 75214 214.821.7653

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ilovepokebop.com

Meddlesome Moth

RA Sushi

A great bar with great food, this gastropub in Dallas’ Trinity Design District offers a full bar and features the city’s best beer menu, including 40 draft beers with a few live ales and over 85 bottles. 1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.628.7900 mothinthe.net

Moxie’s Grill & Bar

Located inside the Omni Hotel, The Owners Box is a sports fanatic’s dream. Visitors can enjoy state-of-the-art technology, oversized seating areas, and an outside patio, while picking from the authentic sports bar menu. You can watch the game in the main bar area on the 16-foot screen, or at a private game watching table. 555 S Lamar Street 214.652.4805 omnihotels.com/hotels/dallas/dining/the-owners-box

Parigi Featuring New American cuisine with French and Italian accents, Parigi has been an Oak Lawn favorite for 20 years. Elegant dining, delicious food and excellent service make this restaurant a must for anyone looking for an upscale option with a perfect patio – great for sampling from the wine menu. 3311 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.521.0295

4514 Travis St., Dallas 469.730.2937 lebilboquetdallas.com

ence through its blend of high-end design, uncompromising food quality and a friendly, energetic approach to hospitality.

Head to Addison north of Dallas for sushi and Japanese-inspired cuisine and inventive cocktails in a hip, lively, upscale environment. Whether you’re into traditional nigiri and sashimi or want to explore some of the restaurant’s signature dishes, you are in for a treat. 5100 Belt Line Road, Addison 972.581.2905 rasushi.com

The Restaurant At Hotel St. Germain Experience full-service, European-style dining by candlelight in the intimate, Old World ambiance of the dining room that overlooks an ivy-covered French Quarter-style garden courtyard. Wines and champagnes are served in glittering cut crystal, and the table is set with antique Limoges china, antique silverware, Frette table linen and lavender roses. 2516 Maple Ave., Dallas 214.871.2516 hotelstgermain.com

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DINING Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

Relax above the city streets of downtown Dallas at the rooftop Soda Bar at NYLO Dallas South Side hotel. The stylish lounge and adjacent pool are perfect for enjoying a refreshing cocktail while soaking in magnificent views. Soda Bar also features a casual grill for tasty meals and small plates. 1325 S. Lamar St., Dallas 214.421.1080 nylohotels.com

Taverna Originally built as a schoolhouse in 1927, Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar boasting live music and Dallas’ largest contemporary garden patio. Brunch, lunch, and dinner offerings feature a signature southwestern twist complemented by a brand-new wine menu. Situated in a scenic location of art and architecture in the HARWOOD District.

Offering authentic, farm-to-table Italian cuisine, Taverna brings a little corner of Italy to Dallas. Whether enjoying signature risotto in the restaurant’s rustic, inviting interior or award-winning brunch on the patio, diners are sure to enjoy Taverna.

2501 N. Harwood St., Dallas 214.782.9807

www.tavernabylombardi.com

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Sambuca Located in the heart of Uptown, Sambuca is Dallas’ only rockin’ dinner club that features live music every night. It’s open for lunch daily, and the restaurant features specials, such as the half sandwich, soup and salad entrée. The outdoor lounge is shaped like a fishbowl, with great views of the band. 2120 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.744.0820 sambucarestaurant.com

3312 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.9933

Tei-An Chef-owner Teiichi Sakurai’s brilliant cuisine at this Japanese atelier in the Arts District showcases amazing handmade soba, sushi and more esoteric specials, all served in a “Zen-like” interior. Don’t miss the rooftop cocktail bar available to those dining at the restaurant. 1722 Routh St., Dallas 214.220.2828 tei-an.com

Texas Spice

Savor The gastropub and main restaurant at Klyde Warren Park is located in downtown’s 5.2-acre deck park. Its chef-driven menu designed by Executive Chef John Coleman and Chef Partner Joe Scigliano offers favorite pub fare with a twist of unique flavor combinations. The restaurant was the first to offer premium wines on tap to Dallas, guaranteeing a fresh glass of wine each time, with no cork taint. 2000 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas 214.306.5597 savor-relish.com

Shinsei The chic Park Cities hot spot offers an assortment of sushi and Asian fusion specialties. Simplicity is the key in the spicy tuna roll, which is filled with plenty of fish and just enough wasabi to awaken your senses.

Located inside the beautiful Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas Spice offers a twist on homewtown classics and truly captures the Texan flavor. This innovative restaurant focuses on local produce and farm-to-market goods to create incredible dishes. 555 S. Lamar Street 214.652.4810 omnihotels.com/hotels/dallas/dining/texas-spice

Toulouse Cafe and Bar

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Inspired by the owner’s time in Brussels, Belgium, Toulouse Cafe and Bar offers French-influenced Belgian cuisine. Its menu, which features both traditional staples and more adventurous twists, earned it inclusion on The Dallas Morning News’ list of best French restaurants in the Metroplex.

Soda Bar

3314 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.8999

7713 Inwood Road, Dallas 214.352.0005

www.toulousecafeandbar.com

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SHOPPING

SHOPPING CENTERS

Legacy West

NorthPark Center

de Boulle

Galleria

This shopping destination is the only North Texas home to TOUS, BCBGeneration, Tourneau, Brahmin, Karen Millen and Zara—plus favorites Louis Vuitton and Tiffany and Co. From its legendary ice rink to the amazing Westin Galleria hotel and chic dining, Galleria Dallas is a must-do while in Big D. 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas

JEWELRY Experience the beauty, quality and fine craftsmanship of the deBoulle Collection. Over the past two decades, deBoulle has served thousands of discriminating customers and has built a reputation as one of the preeminent, independently owned jewelers in the U.S. The sophisticated deBoulle salon has a historic flair in the style of a two-story French villa.

With over 335,000 square feet of open-air retail space nestled in a tropical green setting, Legacy West is the very best place to live, work, eat, play and shop. The shopping center is home to several Texas exclusive stores and restaurants including Dean & DeLuca, Frontgate, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Fabletics, Levi’s, Legacy Hall, and Barnes & Noble Kitchen. Additional retailers and restaurants include Warby Parker, West Elm, Filson, Peter Millar, Sephora, MAC Cosmetics, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Starbucks Reserve, Shake Shack and Sprinkles.

972.702.7100

5905 Legacy Drive, Suite 500, Plano 469.609.1500

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Highland Park Village

Mockingbird Station

One of the top shopping destinations in the country offers more than 235 stores and luxury designer and trendsetting boutiques, including Gucci, Bvlgari, Valentino, Bottega Veneta, Versace, Cartier, Louis Vuitton and Oscar de la Renta, and top-tier anchors including Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. Guests can also enjoy a movie theater, restaurants, a world-class art collection and award-winning architecture. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 214.363.7441 northparkcenter.com

The Plaza at Preston Center

6821 Preston Road, Dallas 214.522.2400 deboulle.com

Eiseman Jewels Located at NorthPark Center, this destination for luxury jewelry distinguishes itself among America’s best with a unique collection of designs, timepieces and colored and white diamonds of sizes not available in most U.S. cities. It was named “Best Independent Luxury Jeweler in the U.S.” by National Jeweler in 2010. Eiseman recently opened a new Rolex store as it celebrates 50 years. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas (NorthPark Center) 214.369.6100 eisemanjewels.com

Harry Winston

This shopping village is Dallas’ equivalent to Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive. Built in the 1930s, this ultra-chic corner of high-end shopping in Dallas’ most exclusive neighborhood sports boutiques such as Hermes, Jimmy Choo, Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Christian Louboutin, Cartier, and Fendi.

Conveniently located on the DART train line, this urban village has 40 shops, restaurants and entertainment venues, including Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub and the Angelika Film Center. The Station delivers its signature vibrancy around the clock.

47 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.443.9898

5307 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 214.452.7180

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An urban oasis, Preston Center’s walkways invite leisurely strolling past one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants to suit every taste. The Plaza is home to dozens of delightful stores you won’t find anywhere else in Dallas like Sprinkles Cupcakes and Tootsies. 8311 Preston Center Plaza Drive, Dallas 469.232.0000 theplazaatprestoncenter.com

West Village Home to the independent Magnolia Theatre, this chic hotspot for shopping, dining and entertainment has plenty of shops and high-end boutiques. Nestled at the northern tip of the Uptown entertainment district, the Village is easily accessible via the McKinney Avenue Trolley. McKinney Avenue & Blackburn Streets, Dallas 214.219.1144 westvil.com

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Founded in New York City in 1932, The House of Harry Winston to this day still sets the standard for the ultimate in fine jewelry and high-end watch making. Their world famous gemstones and diamonds have been adorning Hollywood’s leading ladies for over 80 years. 19 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.647.5830 www.harrywinston.com


SHOPPING Matthew Trent This beautiful store located at The Plaza at Preston Center, designs and manufactures nearly every piece of jewelry on-site. Trent’s styles range anywhere from simple to ornate. Choose from colored stones, such as aquamarines, rubies, green tourmalines and sapphires. Come visit Trent and let him design your next family heirloom. 8300 Preston Road, Dallas 214.871.9170 matthewtrent.com

William Noble Rare Jewels This jewelry store, located in posh Highland Park Village, has been in business for over 20 years. For the first 10 years, WNRJ was an upscale jewelry boutique that emphasized diamonds, designer jewelry and fine watches. Now, William Noble has the largest new and estate inventory in the Southwest, and it is still growing.

is “affordable glamour.” Come visit this newly opened store in Preston Center and a favorite among the Dallas social scene. 8383 Preston Center Plaza Drive, Dallas 214.363.4699 aftershockplc.us

Betty Reiter Located in Preston Center, this boutique features European lines that focus on construction and texture. Rich colors, timeless pieces and exclusive labels make this cozy boutique a destination spot for clients all over the country. 4030 Villanova St., Dallas 214.373.9990 theplazaatprestoncenter.com

Billy Reid

fashionable coffee table books. 60 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.252.0510 shopfiveandten.com

Forty Five Ten One of Dallas’ premier boutique destinations, Forty Five Ten boasts a reputation for offering the best of the best. Set in a beautifully renovated historic building, it houses a world-class mix of top collections for women, men and the home. Its acclaimed café, the T Room, is a chic lunch spot. 4510 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.559.4510 fortyfiveten.com

HUBLOT Dallas

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70 Highland Park Village, Dallas

Owners Joanne and Charles Teichman have met the designers, know the collections and can even find pieces from previous seasons. Bringing you the ultimate level of service, they can help find the perfect gift and take time to gift-wrap and ship the order within a day to your specifications. The store has recently moved and is now open in a beautiful new location.

214.346.0010

From in-house watch complications, to revolutionary materials, to world class collaborations, HUBLOT characterizes itself through the “Art of Fusion” philosophy, bringing tradition into the future. Visit our HUBLOT Boutique in NorthPark Center to view our stunning collection, including the limited edition timepieces created in collaboration with global partner, the Dallas Cowboys.

billyreid.com

8687 North Central Expy, Suite 1332, Dallas

100 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.526.3890 williamnoble.com

Located in Highland Park Village, the owner’s vision is to build a designer brand around his authentic lifestyle and establish retail shops that reflect his upbringing, his personality and his aesthetic. Here you can shop for men and women’s clothing as well as special luggage items.

Elements

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Elements is a modern and chic women’s clothing and accessories boutique. Their trained sales team is dedicated to the highest standards in customer service. Whether you just need a pair of jeans fitted or an entire wardrobe update, they’ll help you find exactly what you’re looking for. 4400 Lovers Lane, Dallas 214.987.0838 elementsclothing.com

3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas

Five and Ten

214.565.0055

This chic concept boutique in Highland Park Village from Forty Five Ten offers clothing for him and her, fragrances from lines like Diptyque and Comme des Garçons, pet accessories from Mungo & Maud, accessories from Costume National, Proenza Schouler and more. You’ll also find a great selection of

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Aftershock Find a wide range of accessories, scarves and jewelry at this flagship store for British retailer Aftershock London. The store’s motto

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Lela Rose Lela Rose’s aesthetic of adding whimsy to elegance through brilliant color and handcrafted details has brought a fresh point of view to modern American fashion. Lela was raised in Texas and went to school in Colorado where nature, its surrounding landscapes, and the sublime colors it offers have long been an inspiration. Today, Lela continues to draw from these early influences as she designs clothes for the modern sophisticated women that embody a spirit of effortless elegance. 69 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.599,6283 lelarose.com

Peeper’s American Eyewear

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If you love Etsy, this is your place. Located one block from the Bishop Arts District, this 5,000-square-foot creative compound features more than 60 local designers, vintage dealers and modern crafters. It also offers over 40 workshops and classes in sewing, screen printing and design.

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This local designer is known for her soft, feminine clothing and her signature wear-it-fiveways Nikki dress. Ferrin purchases buttons and other accessories that she uses in her designs as part of her Freedom Project to help support Sak Saum, a Cambodian ministry dedicated to help exploited men and women.

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Indie Genius

(The Plaza at Preston Center)

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8687 N Central Expy., Dallas

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8300 Preston Road, Dallas

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mixing on-trend pieces in unexpected ways, INTERMIX delivers a unique point of view and an individualized approach to shopping and personal style.

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Since 1976, Peeper’s has offered the finest in prescription eyewear and sunglasses in the Southwest. As shopping trends have changed, Peeper’s has stayed on the forefront of the latest in luxury eyewear. Today, Peeper’s is located in Highland Park Village, with more than 1,000 designer frames to choose from.

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Indigo 1745 A boutique for men and women specializing in premium denim and sportswear, Indigo 1745 carefully selects its products to fit a calm, cool lifestyle. Whether looking for clothing, bedding, accessories or a special gift, you’ll find this shop excites the senses and offers something that is personal for you and your style. 370 W. 7th St., Dallas 214.948.1745 indigo1745.com

INTERMIX INTERMIX offers the most sought-after styles from an edited selection of coveted designers. Renowned for their philosophy of

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Pinto Ranch Offering a wide range of exclusive collections, Pinto Ranch, located at NorthPark Center, embodies the romanticism and traditions of the Old West combined with contemporary style and handcrafted quality. Enjoy a selection of premier men’s and ladies’ apparel, hats, belts, buckles and jewelry as well as the largest collection of handmade cowboy boots in the United States. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 214.217.6200 pintoranch.com 3010 N. Henderson Avenue, Dallas 972.935.0304 shopplanetblue.com D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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Planet Blue Planet Blue is the ultimate upscale women’s bohemian-chic clothing and accessories boutique. Its laid back atmosphere is an enclave for celebrities, in-the-know locals and anyone seeking contemporary women’s fashion.

Nest

4524 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.373.4444

3010 N. Henderson Avenue, Dallas

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Q Clothier This store specializes in the custom tailoring of suits, sport coats, slacks, topcoats, shirts and much more. All garments are constructed from the world’s finest fabrics, with suits built using hand-selected fabrics from prestigious mills such as Loro Piana, Holland & Sherry and Dormeuil.

This Design District showroom offers Old World treasures with modern elements. “Focusing on the mix, not the match,” says Schaeffler, who combines different époques and styles to avoid decorating in one distinct look. Schaeffler wants clients to derive decades of enjoyment, creating a space that reflects a family’s unique personality.

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Southwest Gallery

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Tootsies

Carlyn Galerie This boutique offers an extraordinary fine art glass, jewelry, ceramics and wearables, perfect for special occasions, wedding and holiday presents, and corporate gifts. The dazzling displays and unique selections of contemporary crafts promise great finds. 6137 Luther Lane, Dallas 214.368.2828 carlyngalerie.com

Gary Riggs Home Housed in a vast 20,000 square foot space in the Plaza at Preston Center, Tootsies is a modern full line specialty store offering the very best dresses, denim, ready to wear, shoes, handbags and jewelry. We are a one stop shop known for exceptional service and on site personal styling in addition to our curated collection of designers including A.L.C. Aquazurra, Brandon Maxwell, Cinq a’ Sept, Self Portrait, Ulla Johnson and Veronica Beard. 8300 Preston Road, Dallas 214.696.9993 tootsies.com

Vince Located in the luxurious Highland Park Village, Vince is a modern fashion brand that is best known for its elite staples and classic cuts that reflect a contemporary, sophisticated style. Vince uses only the finest fabrics and leather, with a trained eye for detail, without compromising wearability. 94 Highland Park Village 214.559.0033 vince.com 88

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Inside the 45,000-square-foot retail showroom, nationally noted interior designer Gary Riggs creates an array of extraordinary environments, with everything from ultra contemporary and modern, to very traditional, to an eclectic mix.

Reflectionists JD Miller and Philip J. Romano co-founded Samuel Lynne Galleries in 2008 with a vision to provide the finest examples of 21st century art. The gallery represents renowned local and international contemporary artists, primarily focusing on oil painting, mixed media artwork, and blue chip sculpture. 1105 Dragon St., Dallas

85 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.780.0555

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As the destination for exclusive gifts and home décor, Nest procures a well-edited selection of the latest gifts, furniture and curiosities from around the world. Nest has been a destination for unique gifts and home accents for over a decade.

Restoration Hardware is a luxury home finishings company offering contemporary art, furniture, bath ware, decor, lighting, outdoor, and textile products. They feature authentic reproductions and new twists on classic furnishings and art. With a cool modern-chic yet historic atmosphere, customers can’t help but be enticed.

Located near the lavish shops of the Galleria, this beautiful gallery boasts one of Dallas’ most expansive collections of fine 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures. It features an array of stunning works from Western to Contemporary art displayed in 16,000 square feet of sensational space. 4500 Sigma Road, Dallas 972.960.8395 swgallery.com

3133 Knox Street 214.520.7255 restorationhardware.com

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SPECIALTY STORES Beretta Gallery

4450 Alpha Road, Dallas 214.547.1054 garyriggshome.com

Home on Bishop Shoppers seeking to satisfy their own unique taste will find this a comfortable, affordable place to add design and flair to their home décor. Warm and inviting, the store is ever evolving and is constantly replenished with fresh merchandise. 502 N. Bishop Ave., Dallas 214.434.1421 homeonbishop.com

This leader in European high-end furniture has always been in a class of its own. With a network of 240 stores in 40 countries, the company just celebrated its 50th anniversary. Known for its high quality, European knowhow, and customization, each furniture piece is born of a close collaboration between the brand, designers, and manufacturers, many of which can be customized to specifically suit your needs. 1707 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 972.239.4430 roche-bobois.com

Located in Highland Park Village, Beretta continues the almost 500-year-old tradition of producing custom-made shotguns and sideby-side Express rifles for the discriminating gun owner. 41 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.559.9800 dallas.berettagallery.com


Lucchese Dallas Custom Showroom

Texas-based Lucchese is a legendary bootmaker and iconic brand of the American West. Applying the same craftsmanship principles and techniques since 1883, Lucchese artisans use only the finest leathers and unrivaled materials to construct handmade boots of exceptional quality, comfort, fit and style.

Pirch

The California-based company recently opened its first Texas location, offering trés chic products for the home, from indoor- and outdoor-kitchens and laundry appliances to personal wellness systems, bath fixtures and decorative plumbing. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas (NorthPark Center) 469.250.9750 pirch.com

1621 Dragon St. 469.857.4400

Scott+Cooner Neiman Marcus Downtown

When Neiman Marcus was founded in 1907, Dallas saloons outnumbered doctors, and the best hotel was $3 per night. From day one, the goal at Neiman’s was to showcase the finest merchandise in the world and to provide personal service that exceeds expectations. These remain its guiding tenets today. 1618 Main St., Dallas 214.741.6911 neimanmarcus.com

With their shared love of classic and modern European furnishings, training in architecture and interior design, the team of Lloyd & Josy have collected and curated some of the best design in the world, and brought it right here to Texas! Celebrating iconic pieces, as well as discovering new lines and designers, has helped place this team on the top of the trade. Scott + Cooner is located in the Dallas Design District. 1617 High Line Dr., #100, Dallas 214.748.9838 scottcooner.com

Stanley Korshak Korshak is far more than a savvy men’s store, purveying the finest suits, sportswear, shoes and furnishings. It also carries the most in-demand women’s couture and designer sportswear and accessories. The bridal salon caters to discriminating brides-to-be. It was named one of the 50 most influential men’s stores in America by Women’s Wear Daily and is considered the esteemed bible of the fashion business. 500 Crescent Court, Dallas 214.871.3600 stanleykorshak.com

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Bass Performance Hall

Allen Event Center

minor league baseball games, including corporate and charity events, wedding receptions, City of Frisco events and church services.

This multi-purpose arena in a suburb of North Dallas plays host to a number of regional sports teams and many top performing artists. Visitors can shop at retail stores and grab a bite to eat at the nearby Village at Allen.

7300 Rough Riders Trail, Frisco 972.731.9200

200 E. Stacy Road, Allen 972.678.4646

Dallas’ historic live music venue and event space originally opened as a 700-seat first-run movie house after it was built in 1946. Owner Mike Schoder took over the ownership of the building in 2004 and transformed it into a visionary music destination. It now serves as a beacon to the best indie, jazz, country and alternative music in Dallas.

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American Airlines Center The American Airlines Center has set a new standard for sports and entertainment. Home to the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars, it features 142 luxury suites and room for 20,000 fans. The AAC brings the hottest sports, concerts and family entertainment to town. 2500 Victory Ave., Dallas 214.222.3687 americanairlinescenter.com

Annette Strauss Square The AT&T Performing Arts Center’s outdoor performance venue is named for a late former mayor of Dallas, Annette Strauss. Located adjacent to Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park, Annette Strauss Square provides a serene setting for outdoor performances, festivals and events. 2403 Flora St., Dallas 214.880.0202 attpac.org

AT&T Performing Arts Center

Showcasing hundreds of performances every year, with four spectacular venues and a 10-acre urban park, the center plays host to many top-name artists and performers as well as premier touring productions. 2403 Flora St., Dallas 214.880.0202 attpac.org

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Granada Theater

The Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall, located in downtown Fort Worth near Sundance Square, occupies a whole city block and opened in 1998. It was built entirely with private funds and seats 2,056 people. It is home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and many touring productions present top entertainment on its stage. 4th and Calhoun Streets, Fort Worth 817.212.4200 basshall.com

Bishop Arts Theatre Center This charming building near the Bishop Arts District offers comfortable seating for theatergoers with the private balcony suites for an intimate theater experience. The theater’s excellent acoustics are ideal for plays, concerts, seminars, films and conferences. The building was donated to TeCo Theatrical Productions, a nonprofit multicultural theater company. 215 S. Tyler St., Dallas 214.948.0716 tecotheater.org

Dallas City Performance Hall DCPH serves as a multi-disciplinary center to present cultural performances by emerging and mid-sized organizations that represent the breadth of artistic and cultural diversity within the City of Dallas. The dynamic theater and front lobby are designed to encourage interaction from the street to the stage. DCPH is the place to discover the next generation of great artists, local arts organizations, and be captivated with the creative Dallas spirit. 2520 Flora St., Dallas 214.671.1450 dallasculture.org

Dr Pepper Ballpark This ballpark is home to the Frisco RoughRiders Class AA minor league baseball club. It won awards for its unique design and feel by architect David M. Schwartz, who wanted to create a village-like park within a ball park. It hosts numerous functions in addition to

3524 Greenville Ave., Dallas 214.824.9933 granadatheater.com

Gilley’s Dallas This is the home of the Urban Cowboy legacy and memorabilia, namesake of Mickey Gilley and a world-class entertainment venue. Gilley’s is open every day, hosting corporate events, conventions, live music concerts, private parties, weddings, banquets and more. 1135 S. Lamar St., Dallas 214.421.2021 gilleysdallas.com

Kessler Theater The acoustics are near perfect in the listening room inside this intimate, art-deco theater, praised by many of the top artists who have performed there. This historic Oak Cliff theater that was nearly destroyed in 1957 when a tornado swept through Dallas is now the space for a neighborhood civic center, a bar, gallery, office space, and can provide room for corporate events. 1230 W. Davis St., Dallas 214.272.8346 thekessler.org

Majestic Theatre One of the most elegant and historic performing arts venues in the Southwest hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events and fundraisers. The Theatre is also available for corporate meeting and private functions and is managed by the City of Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs. 1925 Elm St., Dallas 214.670.3687 dallasculture.org

Conveniently located north of Dallas between Frisco and Denton, there’s no better way to spend an afternoon than relaxing with friends and family at a polo match. Enjoy the day in a grandstand box seat with elevated viewing, or park your car next to the polo field and tailgate. Food and beverages are available in the Polo Pavilion. With the sun at your back, take in the beauty of horses during this great equestrian sport while overlooking the lush green landscape and the traditional Champagne half-time divot stomp. 626 Yacht Club Road, Oak Point 214.390.3444 prestonwoodpolo.com

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS Dallas Arboretum The Dallas Arboretum, among the most renowned and impressive gardens in the country, offers an array of popular annual events, musical performances and educational programs for children and adults. Stroll among the spectacular flora and fauna blooming in season located on the southeastern shore of Dallas’ White Rock Lake. 8525 Garland Road, Dallas 214.515.6500 dallasarboretum.org

Dallas Arts District This rare gem is the largest arts district in the nation, encompassing 68 acres and 19 blocks. Arts venues include the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Crow Collection of Asian Art and Trammell Crow Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. An urban green space built over Woodall Rogers Freeway serves as an inviting gathering place for Dallas and its visitors. 2200 Ross Ave., Dallas 214.744.6642 thedallasartsdistrict.org


ATTRACTIONS Dallas Farmers Market One of the largest outdoor markets in America, this is where the locals go for the freshest produce grown in Texas. The market provides a unique shopping opportunity that also offers specialty and international products.

block with narrow openings facing north and south. The walls consist of 72 white pre-cast concrete columns, most of which seem to float with no visible support 29 inches above the earth. 646 Main St., Dallas 214.747.6660

1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas 214.664.9110

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Dallas World Aquarium

This colorful aquarium near the historic West End District is home to an array of vibrant marine life. A unique display of flora and fauna from five continents, 14 countries, three oceans and numerous seas and rivers offers a glimpse at some of nature’s most beautiful creatures. 1801 N. Griffin St., Dallas 214.720.2224 dwazoo.com

Dallas Zoo

Take an urban safari just south of downtown Dallas and discover 2,000 animals from around the world. The zoo is home to the new Simmons Hippo Outpost, as well as the 11-acre Giants of the Savanna, a mixed species habitat shared by elephants, giraffes, zebras and other favorite African species 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas 469.554.7500 dallaszoo.com

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza This tribute to an extraordinary man was dedicated in 1970, and in the years since, it has become an integral part of the city’s urban landscape and cultural heritage. It is located one block east of Dealey Plaza, between Main and Commerce streets, on land donated by Dallas County. The memorial, a square, roofless room, 30 feet high and 50 by 50 feet wide, sits in the middle of the

The 5.2-acre deck park, designed by The Office of James Burnett, is an urban green space built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul streets in downtown Dallas. Klyde Warren Park serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors. Come enjoy this highly active space, providing daily free programming for the public ranging from yoga to book signings to outdoor concerts and films. The park is privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas 214.716.4500 klydewarrenpark.org

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie This horse-racing track and entertainment destination in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburb of Grand Prairie has two live racing seasons each year: The Spring Thoroughbred Season runs from early April through mid-July and the Fall Meeting of Champions runs from early September through mid-November. It hosts races such as the annual Lone Star Million Day – a series of six stake races with a total purse of more than $1 million – and it was also the location for the Breeder’s Cup in 2004. During the summer, enjoy fireworks, live music, and many more special events almost every weekend. Holding nearly 8,000 racing fans, the enclosed air-conditioned grandstand is the best spot to place your bet and cheer on your favorite horse. 1000 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie 972.263.7223 lonestarpark.com

McKinney Avenue Trolley The M-Line’s air-conditioned and heated restored vintage trolleys run 365 days a year, providing safe, clean, reliable, and convenient public transportation free of charge (except charters) in Dallas’ vibrant Uptown Neighborhood. A ride on one of the trolley cars provides a unique and charming opportunity to experience this historic, upscale district. 3153 Oak Grove Ave., Dallas 214.855.0006 mata.org

One Arts Plaza The $125 million multi-use structure is the first of three buildings on over 10 acres at the eastern edge of the Dallas Arts District that is prominently located at the eastern end of Flora Street. It is a focal point of the entire district and provides an urban oasis for those who live, work and visit the area. Adorned with dynamic fountains, it comes alive with five restaurants, live music and outdoor entertainment. 1722 Routh St., Dallas 214.451.0313 oneartsplaza.com

Pioneer Plaza In 1995, the Texas Trees Foundation dedicated Pioneer Plaza to the City of Dallas providing a focal point with historical significance for downtown Dallas. It commemorates Dallas’ beginnings by celebrating the trails that brought settlers to Dallas. The site features native plants and trees and a flowing stream in a natural setting and a re-creation of a cattle drive in bronze with longhorn steers being driven by three cowboys on horses, made by artist Robert Summers of Glen Rose. Visitors often come here for photo-ops. Corner of Griffin and Young Streets, Dallas 214.953.1184 visitdallas.com

Reunion Tower Recently ranked in The Dallas Morning News: Guide “Top 10 Jaunts of 2013,” a visit to the Reunion Tower isn’t just about seeing what’s below from hundreds of feet in the air. It’s about expanding your horizons. The GeO-Deck has something for everyone – the foodies, the fashionistas, adventure seekers or sightseers. Think you’ve seen it all? Experience the interactive Halo today, and experience this fantastic view of Dallas. 300 Reunion Blvd. East, Dallas 214.712.7040 reuniontower.com

Southfork Ranch No visit to Dallas is complete without making the pilgrimage to the scenic ranch northeast of Big D that is the home for the fictional Ewing family of the popular, long-running television series, “Dallas”. Visitors can experience the opulent lifestyle made famous by the Ewings, see where the show was filmed and view show memorabilia. The original series ran for 13 seasons and in 2012, a new Dallas show was introduced, featuring familiar characters and a new generation of Ewings. Southfork is now a premier special events and meeting destination for reunions, holiday parties, corporate retreats, training sessions and more.

MUSEUMS Amon Carter Museum of American Art The museum in Fort Worth’s cultural district houses one of the nation’s preeminent collections of American art, from early 19thcentury expeditionary art to mid-20th-century modernism and contemporary photography. The museum is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, two great artists of the American West. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth 817.738.1933 cartermuseum.org

Crow Collection of Asian Art

The 12,000-square-foot museum includes four light-filled galleries that house selections from the permanent collection including a widely acclaimed array of Chinese jade. The Crow also features touring exhibitions from Japan, India, China and Southeast Asia. 2010 Flora St., Dallas 214.979.6430 crowcollection.org

Dallas Holocaust Museum

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred, and indifference. Located in Dallas’ Historic West End, it is one of 19 Holocaust-related Museums in the U.S., and the only one in North Central Texas. 211 N. Record St., Dallas 214.741.7500 dallasholocaustmuseum.org

Dallas Museum of Art

Located in the Arts District, the museum features an outstanding collection of more than 24,000 works of art from around the world, from ancient to modern times. 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas 214.922.1200 dallasmuseumofart.org

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George W. Bush Presidential Center and Library

3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth 817.332.8451 kimbellart.org

Modern Art Museum Fort Worth

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

seeking information and understanding about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Don’t miss the world’s only museum dedicated to honoring women of the American West who displayed extraordinary courage and pioneer spirit in their trailblazing efforts. It includes interactive galleries featuring artifacts from its permanent collection, a traveling exhibit gallery, two theaters, a gift shop and a research library and archives.

411 Elm St., Dallas 214.747.6660 jfk.org

1720 Gendy St., Fort Worth 817-336-4475 cowgirl.net

The resort capitalizes on the natural landscape to offer an unforgettable course that blends into the flow of the scenic West Texas terrain surrounding Possum Kingdom Lake. Don’t let the seemingly short 6,800-yard, par71 course fool you: the Cliffs has been rated one of the toughest in Texas.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Experience the story of America’s 43rd president and relive important moments in American history at The Bush Center on the Southern Methodist University campus. Sit behind the Resolute Desk in a full-scale replica of the Oval Office, view a 9/11 tribute with steel beams from the World Trade Center and explore the interactive Decision Points Theater. Also, on-site dining and shopping.

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Cowboys Golf Club

Hall of State

Mark Knight Photography

Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of postwar art in the central United States. More than 2,600 significant works of modern and contemporary international art are housed in 53,000 square feet of gallery space.

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3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth 817.738.9215 themodern.org

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Kimbell Art Museum

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Nasher Sculpture Center

3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas 214.421.4500

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160 Cliffs Drive, Graford

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The historic and magnificent Hall of State in Fair Park, which was built for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, houses murals and symbols depicting the physical, social and economic development of our region at the time. The Dallas Historical Society curates numerous exhibits in the Hall, from its extensive collection, throughout the year, showing the history of Dallas.

GOLF

The culmination of decades’ worth of work, this 180,000-square-foot facility extends beyond the typical museum experience, offering the young and the old the opportunity to explore new ideas through tangible, galvanic exhibits. 2201 N. Field St., Dallas 214.428.5555 perotmuseum.org

Perot Museum of Nature and Science at Fair Park Visit one of the best collections of modern sculpture in the world, with masterpieces by artists such as Calder, Giacometti, Matisse, Miró, Moore, Picasso, and Rodin, as well as contemporary exhibitions by some of the most important artists working today. The Nasher’s garden and galleries are complemented by an award-winning store and the Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck. 2001 Flora St., Dallas 214.242.5100

The former Dallas Museum of Natural History is now called the Perot Museum of Nature and Science at Fair Park, where it is headquartered. The Fair Park Campus is consolidated in the former Dallas Museum of Natural History building and features exhibits such as Mineral Majesty, Light Play and historical dioramas. 535 Grand Ave., Dallas 214.426.3400 fairpark.org

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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These fairways are sure to test your skill at the world’s first NFL-themed golf resort. Perfect for business travelers, corporate tournaments or special events, this golf experience is one of the best in the Lone Star State. 1600 Fairway Drive, Grapevine cowboysgolfclub.com

The Golf Club at Castle Hills This course flaunts an 18-hole championship course beautifully crafted through rolling terrain, streams, lakes and 60-foot elevation changes, tucked neatly away in a quiet Lewisville neighborhood. This is a course that all levels of players can truly enjoy that’s designed with both the tour-caliber player and novice golfer in mind. 699 Lady of the Lake Blvd., Lewisville 972.899.7400 castlehillsgolfclub.com

Old American Golf Club Tripp Davis and 12-time PGA tour winner Justin Leonard designed this course to pay homage to the classic, early American courses from the Golden Age of Golf Architecture. The substantive course with naturally formed bunkers and native grasses stops along the banks of Lake Lewisville and presents challenges that change with the elements. 1001 Lebanon Road, The Colony 972.370.4653 theoldamericangolfclub.com

Texas Star Texas Star provides golfers nationwide an opportunity to enjoy world-class golf, Texas-style. Located 10 minutes from DFW Airport, this hidden jewel features bent grass greens with the right balance between nature and golf. This is one of the finest museums in the country, located in the Fort Worth Cultural 94

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THE FACTS. THE MYSTERY. THE LEGACY. Expore the story of President John F. Kennedy from the impact of the assassination to his ongoing influence today. 411 Elm | Dallas, TX 75202 | 214.747.6660 | jfk.org Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston


All about Okapi at the Dallas Zoo! For the past 50 years, the Dallas Zoo has worked with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Okapi Species Survival Plan (SSP) to substantially increase the population of these endangered “African unicorns” in human care. Nearly 75 percent of all okapi in the SSP are related to Dallas Zoo offspring, and the Zoo has welcomed 36 calves. Kilua is the newest and youngest addition to the herd, coming from Cincinnati to become a breeding female. With luck, she’ll help to increase the population of these animals, which weren’t discovered until 1901. 650 South RL Thornton Freeway / 469.554.7500 / dallaszoo.com

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Dallas Hotel Magazine Spring 2018  

Dallas Hotel Magazine, the definitive guide for discerning visitors to Big D.

Dallas Hotel Magazine Spring 2018  

Dallas Hotel Magazine, the definitive guide for discerning visitors to Big D.