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Where Dallas just landed (for the second year in a row) on Forbes’ list of the best metropolitan areas in the U.S. for jobs. We’ve known that all along: We opened here in 1960.

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Few American metropolitan areas can boast the full compliment of pro sports in their town. DFW is a dream come true, especially in the fall when the action never slows down. BY ROBBIE BRIGGS

From quaint back road jaunts through award winning wine country, to invigorating moments along the Tillamook shoreline, July in Oregon is a delightful summer respite suitable for all seasons. BY DAVID MUSCARI

Is there anything more refreshing than a cool, crisp salad during the hot summer weather? Whether it’s lunch, dinner, inside or al fresco, we’ve got great ideas on where to find the most creative options. BY PETE NORTHWAY

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CONTENTS 68 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.

88 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.

92 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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98 ATTRACTIONS 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.

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his part of the year needs no introduction, particularly here at our home base. The State Fair of Texas at Dallas’ historic Fair Park opened on September 28 and runs through October 21. It signals a refreshing leap into fall here in North Texas, an entrée into cooler temps and tons of opportunities for enjoying all our area has to offer. Since this quarter is the holiday season, why not devote a Texas-size chunk of space in this fall edition of Dallas Hotel Magazine to the many wondrous things D-FW has to offer our visitors and locals alike.

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From exciting seasonal sights at the picturesque Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens on the shores of White Rock Lake, to the 32nd annual Trains at NorthPark exhibition (Nov. 17-Jan. 6) and more, our town is replete with activities to put at the top of any list. Check our list of must-do holiday happenings!

head coach, Tom Landry, have been enshrined in the National Football’s Hall of Fame for years — but not Murchison. We’ll tell you about a new movement to get the late sports pioneer enshrined into this pantheon of honor, where he so rightfully belongs. Dallas is considered a foodie’s paradise, especially when it comes to that favorite weekend staple: brunch. We’ll rundown some of the most mouthwatering options in our area. Retro hotels are all the rage, and Big D is chock full of them. Take a peak at some of the area’s haute hideaways, perfect for some well-deserved rest and revitalization.

But that’s only the beginning: Our magazine has much more to offer.

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 like the back of his hand. One benefit, says the Dallas native, this time a year in particular, is recreational diversity: professional sports in full gear!

He was the man who invented “America’s Team.” Clint Murchison, Jr., founded one of the most valuable sports franchises in the world. Many of his players, executives and

Maybe the idea of cooler weather strikes a chord? We just returned from Oregon, exploring award-winning wineries, sampling small-town charms and splashing in costal

waters. Check out the story: Nirvana, Oregon. Now, charge up your iPad, smart phone and memory banks — it’s time to fill your calendar with a variety of exciting activities. The Scene provides details on a whopping 100 great events each month, including a comprehensive rundown of theater, concerts, dance and performance, plus art shows and exhibitions, festivals, lectures and seasonal stuff. Thumb through our complete listings of the area’s sports and recreational schedules: the Cowboys are back on the gridiron, Mavericks basketball and Stars hockey are also cranking up, along with NASCAR, college sports and more. Plus, we provide details on a wide array of fashionable restaurants, sensational shopping and more. And, as always, enjoy this fall/holiday edition of Dallas Hotel Magazine, with our compliments. It’s the “definitive guide for discerning visitors to Big D.”

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EXPERIENCE HISTORY AT THE GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Experience the story of America’s 43rd president, and relive important moments in American history at the Bush Presidential Library and Museum, located on the campus of Southern Methodist University. Visitors can sit behind the Resolute Desk in a full-scale replica of the Oval Office, view a touching 9/11 tribute with real steel beams from the World Trade Center, and explore the interactive Decision Points Theater. Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

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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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The Dean of Southwest Cuisine. Fearing’s Restaurant, located in Dallas’ iconic Ritz Carlton Hotel, is the ultimate culinary expression

by renowned chef Dean Fearing—the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine.”

Fearing’s inspired menu features lamb, buffalo and antelope as well as lobster, prawns, and of course some of the best steaks in the city (just ask for the Butcher Block menu). Before dinner, be sure to make time at the Rattlesnake Bar for a cocktail or glass of wine paired with Dean’s unique Two Bite Lobster Tacos, Sloppy Dean Sliders, or Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Quail. One visit and you will understand why Fearing’s Restaurant is a Dallas landmark and a must for locals and visitors alike.

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D a l l a s : The P rime Cit y FOR Prime Beef AL BIERNAT’S

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

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. 15175 Quorum Drive, Addison 972.385.0800 arthursdallas.com

BLUE CHARCOAL

BOB’S STEAK & CHOP HOUSE

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAKHOUSE

FEARING’S RESTAURANT

2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.922.4848

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.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is an ultra-premium steakhouse providing a distinguished dining experience with personalized service in a breathtaking atmosphere, offering bold, delicious fare complimented by an expansive, award-winning wine list. Serving lunch and dinner daily.

4300 Lemmon Ave., Dallas 214.528.9446

2323 Olive St., Dallas 972.490.9000

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THE CAPITAL GRILLE

DUNSTON’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE

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. UPTOWN 500 Crescent Court, Dallas 214.303.0500

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.

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EDDIE V’s

CHAMBERLAIN’S STEAK & CHOP HOUSE

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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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.

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.

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8526 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas 214.637.3513

7300 Dallas Parkway, Plano 972.398.2221

518 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson 972.907.1862

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.

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

5000 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.392.9663 kennyswoodfiredgrill.com


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4217 Oak Lawn Ave. The Original - 214.219.2201 a l b i e r n at propietor

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KIRBY’S

NICK & SAM’S

PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE

SER STEAK+SPIRITS

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. 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.

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

PAPPAS BROS. STEAKHOUSE

5000 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.934.8150

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MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE 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

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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.

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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.

SALTGRASS STEAK HOUSE Pappas Bros. is the premier steakhouse in Texas with locations in Dallas and Houston. Named one of “Top Five Steaks in America” by Food Network, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is widely recognized as one of the highest quality and best restaurants in the nation. Prime beef steaks are dry aged in-house for at least 28 days and accompanied by succulent side dishes and savory desserts. The award-winning wine list boasts over 3,900 selections and wine cellars inventory totaling over 35,000 bottles from every major fine wine producing region in the world.

Hilton Anatole, Floor 27 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas 214.761.7479

18010 Dallas Parkway 972.733.1110

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LAWRY’S

14655 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.503.6688

2000 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.855.5151

17840 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.250.2244

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

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.

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.

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 3000 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 972.781.2202

10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas 214.366.2000

4101 LBJ Freeway, Dallas 972.243.9440

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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. 5013 W. Park Boulevard, Plano 972.596.7100 stevefields.com

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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MAKE A DAY OF IT! Amon Carter Museum of American Art cartermuseum.org

From Remington to O’Keeffe: The Carter’s Greatest Hits showcases the museum’s collection of masterworks of American art including pieces by Stuart Davis, Mary Cassatt, Grant Wood, Frederic Remington, and Georgia O’Keeffe. Free Admission. Frederic Remington (1861–1909), A Dash for the Timber, 1889, oil on canvas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Amon G. Carter Collection, 1961.381; Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986), Red Cannas, 1927, oil on canvas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas 1986.11

Kimbell Art Museum kimbellart.org

Presenting Balenciaga in Black and Goya in Black and White, two distinct exhibitions featuring the works of esteemed Spanish artists who were captivated by the richness and mystery of the color black and the dramatic opposition of light and dark. October 7, 2018–January 6, 2019. Cristóbal Balenciaga, Evening gown, detail, 1965–66, bodice in silk velvet, dyed bronze, sequined coxcomb, skirt in silk taffeta, bodice lining in silk crêpe; skirt lining in organza. Collection Palais Galliera. Photo © Julien Vidal/ Galliera/Roger-Viollet

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth themodern.org

Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera showcases the artist’s photographs spanning the last four decades, from 1976 to the present, a small selection of sculpture, and two films. October 14, 2018–January 27, 2019. Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera, 1976. Gelatin silver print. 8 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

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DECEMBER 14-15

Elton John

American Airlines Center After more than 50 years on the road and an unparalleled career, the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour pulls out all the stops. The Hall of Fame pianist plays music from dozens of hit albums including singles “Your Song,” “Candle in the Wind,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Sad Songs,” “Blue Eyes,” “Rocket Man,” “Levon” and many more.

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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Fair Park

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State Fair of Texas

Bomb Factory

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The nation’s largest state fair lasts for nearly a month. From food (try a corny dogs) to football (Sooners vs. Longhorns in the Cotton Bowl), and just about everything else in-between, it’s one of America’s best attractions. Top name entertainers perform while the sensational rides along the Midway are a must.

The alt-rockers from Washington formed in the late 1990s. Since those years, they’ve become one of the world’s top indie artists behind the strength of songs such as “I Will Follow You Into the Dark,” “I Will Possess Your Heart” and “Grapevine Fires”. Every ticket for the show includes a download of the band’s forthcoming album.

OCTOBER 2

OCTOBER 3

South Side Ballroom

South Side Ballroom

The emo-rock band brings echoes of The Beatles and Beach Boys’ harmonies, mixed with their own progressive gloss.

The four-piece band brings their high-energy rock-and-roll swagger to global concert venues throughout the fall.

OCTOBER 2

OCTOBER 5

It’s been named “America’s Best Pumpkin Festivals” by Fodor’s Travel, and “One of the World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest.

South Side Music Hall

OCTOBER 6

The critically acclaimed French rock band won a Best Alternative Album Grammy in 2010 for Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.

David Byrne

Lou Berney, Andre Dubus III, Arts & Letters Live

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Dallas Museum of Art

OCTOBER 5

From his days fronting the New-Wave revolution with Talking Heads to solo projects over the years, the Scottish musician is a whirlwind.

A pair of bestselling authors (November Road, Long and Far Away Gone, and House of Sand and Fog, Townie) discuss their respective powerful novels.

Rose Mansion on Turtle Creek

OCTOBER 6

The local favorite is a throwback to Frank, Dean and the Rat Pack with his extraordinary phrasing and jazz combo vibe.

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Arctic Monkeys South Side Ballroom

OCTOBER 5

Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight make up the pop electronic music duo that’s gathered critical acclaim for their powerful, dance-oriented sound.

Arlington Music Hall

OCTOBER 6

Dashboard Confessional, All Time Low Greta Van Fleet

Cliburn Laureates + Rachmaninov, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Rarely seen outside of the Cliburn Competition, the Symphony joins a trio of extraordinary pianists for three iconic concertos, all in one night. OCTOBER 2

Dr. David Jeremiah American Airlines Center

The California evangelical minister brings his renowned message of faith to North Texas with the Overcomer Tour. OCTOBER 3

Josh Halverson, Abraham Alexander, Jonathan Terrell Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The Texas Crossroads Concert Series features a trio of fresh voices focused on a variety of performance styles and genres. OCTOBER 3

Swing, Swing, Swing, Sammons Jazz Sammons Art Center

The Texas Gypsies bring an award-winning recipe of vintage jazz to the stage, along with the captivating Brian Piper Quartet.

Phoenix, The Voidz

Hunter Sullivan

Hank and Patsy Go inside the lives and music of country’s first superstars, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, starring Jake Penrod and Bridgette Huffhines.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 22

Autumn at the Arboretum National Fall Festival Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

ODESZA, Jai Wolf

Michael Lington, Greg Manning, Adam Hawley Bishop Arts Theatre

OCTOBER 7

Noel Paul Stookey Poor David’s Pub

As a member of Peter, Paul and Mary, he has written and performed some of the world’s most important folk compositions including “The Wedding Song (There is Love).” OCTOBER 7

OCTOBER 9

With the release of “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino,” the rock ensemble from Sheffield, England is on the road promoting the new album. OCTOBER 9

Johnny Marr Granada Theater

OCTOBER 5-7

Three jazz powerhouses perform together on the same stage for one powerful evening of unforgettable music.

A founding member and lead guitarist of the English 1980s pop/punk band The Smiths, he’s touring in support of his latest album.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

OCTOBER 7

OCTOBER 10

Levitt Pavilion (Arlington)

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Carmina Burana, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brett Mitchell conducts soprano Cyndia Sieden, tenor Nicholas Phan and baritone Stephen Powell, with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas.

Cirque Zuma Zuma After sell-out seasons in Europe and Australia, the exhilarating experience featuring artists from 16 African nations performing to pulsating live music.

Bob Dylan

The Rolling Stones took their name from his famous song. It’d be hard to imagine popular music and culture without his mammoth influence.

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OCTOBER 12, 14, 17 & 20

House of Blues

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Goo Goo Dolls

Winspear Opera House

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Originally named Sex Maggot, the Buffalo rockers have come a long way. The multi-platinum Grammy-nominated band best known for singles such as “Slide” and “Iris” is on the road promoting music from a new album.

OCTOBER 10

OCTOBER 11

Gas Monkey Live

Moody Performance Hall

The English reggae ensemble is celebrating 40 years of playing infectious takes on classic including “Red, Red Wine” and “I Got You Babe.”

From early acclaim as a saxophonist bringing new energy to jazz, he refined and expanded his talents to become a 21st century mainstay of artistic excellence.

UB40

Branford Marsalis Quartet

OCTOBER 10

Richard Marx

OCTOBER 11

Arlington Music Hall

Dr. Jordan Peterson

“Endless Summer Night,” “Right Here Waiting,” “Don’t Mean Nothing” and “Satisfied” were all hits for the pop/rock artist.

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The educator/author brings the 12 Rules for Life 2018 Tour to North Texas and his flock of die-hard disciples.

OCTOBER 11

First Sight Fashion Show and Luncheon Winspear Opera House

The Dallas Opera presents fashions by from the international fashion house of CH Carolina Herrera at the annual event celebrating a new season of performances. OCTOBER 11-14

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

OCTOBER 11

Granada Theater

Graeme James

Ruth Reinhardt conducts Hindsmith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and King Stephen Overture.

Time Magazine named Miley’s younger sister, a rising pop performer, among the Top 30 Most Influential Teens of 2017.

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

OCTOBER 11-14

OCTOBER 10

Noah Cyrus

Aladdin, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, The Elevator Project

OCTOBER 10

The daring New Zealand musician went from street corner busking to recording headlining concert festivals and a successful recording career.

Majestic Theatre

OCTOBER 11

The exciting new immersive creation by choreographer Joshua L. Peugh, features a score by SMU alumnus Brandon Carson, all performed live.

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

OCTOBER 11-28

The Bible Tour The live worship event features Matt Maher, Natalie Grant, Andrew Peterson, Daniel & Harvest Bashta, and Steven Malcolm together for a life-changing experience.

Lauren Daigle, Scott Mulvahill, AHI

OCTOBER 11

After bursting onto the scene with a platinum-selling debut (“How Can It Be”), she returns, with new songs, catchy melodies, reggae jive, and sweeping orchestral ballads.

House of Blues

OCTOBER 11

Garbage

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the legendary “Version 2.0,” the band performs the classic album in full, as well as a number of B-sides from the reissue. *Editor’s Choice Selection 70

Through the mist, a ghostly ship appears, with a black mast and blazing red sails – it is The Flying Dutchman. Cursed to roam the seas for all eternity, The Dutchman’s only salvation is to find a faithful wife. Allowed to go ashore every seven years, The Dutchman searches for the one who might finally bring him peace.

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Jason Crabb, The Martins Arlington Music Hall

His unmatchable vocals, unparalleled charisma, Grammy nods plus seventeen Dove Awards have helped make the Christian Contemporary artist a big hit.

Studio Theatre (Wyly Theatre)

OCTOBER 12

The SteelDrivers Kessler Theater

In 2016, the band received a Best Bluegrass Album Grammy for its tasty album, “The Muscle Shoals Recordings.” OCTOBER 12

Anthony Elliott and Han Tong-il, Chamber Music International Moody Performance Hall

The celebrated cellist and esteemed University of Michigan faculty member performs with the acclaimed South Korean pianist. OCTOBER 12

Felipe Esparza Majestic Theatre

A standup comedian and actor, he’s known for his special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh At You,” and winner of “Last Comic Standing” in 2010. OCTOBER 12

SG Lewis

House of Blues

Champion

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Inspired by untold events in Nina Simone’s life, the sharply drawn play intimately portrays the singer during the turbulent era in which she rose to fame. OCTOBER 12

Rich Little Arlington Music Hall

The man of a thousand voices has been making audiences laugh for decades with his spot-on impersonations and more.

The Englishman is in demand as a producer, songwriter and DJ with an emotive, atmospheric approach to his dance-oriented sound. OCTOBER 12, 13

Tom Arnold

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth, Dallas)

Always a bit controversial, the comedian’s career has spanned motion pictures (“True Lies,” “Mr. 3000”), and TV, including his own network comedy, “Tom.”


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Toyota Stadium (Frisco)

Imagine Dragons

Pop, funk, rhythm and soul – the sensational performer does it all. From “Just the Way You Are,” “Grenade,” “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Treasure” and more, the talented young man has certainly taken the music world by storm. The Hawaii-born Grammy winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, producer/director/musician is back on tour.

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Bruno Mars, Charlie Wilson

OCTOBER 20

American Airlines Center

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Their biggest hits include “It’s Time,” “Radioactive” and “Demons”, all chart toppers for the Las Vegas-based, Grammy-winning rock group. Front man/lead singer Dan Reynolds and his talented bandmates play a brand of rock that can be as polished as it is raw and edgy.

OCTOBER 12-14

OCTOBER 13

OCTOBER 14

Improv (Arlington)

Levitt Pavilion (Arlington)

Dallas Museum of Art

Comedians David Arnold, Kym Whitley share the same stage in a contemporary battle of the sexes.

After 30 years together, the Toronto group still offers up a harmony-rich hybrid of folk and pop/ rock mixed with clever lyrics.

Pulitzer-winning historical biography “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder” masterfully fills in the gaps of what has previously been known about Wilder’s life.

OCTOBER 13

OCTOBER 13

Canton Hall

Farmers Market

The talented folk and bluegrass group from Canada has been called “Mumford and Sons’ Evil Twins” as a respectful spoof.

It’s considered one of the most popular foods in Texas, and the Saturday event is an opportunity to select, sample and vote for your favorite tacos.

OCTOBER 13

OCTOBER 13

Kessler Theater

Chevrolet Main Stage (State Fair of Texas)

Alice Cooper

As one of world’s finest guitarists, he transforms his instrument into a full orchestra via altered tunings, percussive hits and a signature two-handed technique.

The mega-successful rapper/actor has won Screen Actors Guild, Critic’s Choice, MTV and Grammy Awards.

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

He Said, She Said

The Dead South

Andy McKee

Barenaked Ladies, Daphne Willis

Tacolandia

Ludacris

Caroline Fraser, Arts & Letters Live

The Garcia Project Granada Theater

The four-piece band pays homage to the late Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, showcasing his music through the years.

Lily Allen

The Oak Ridge Boys Arlington Music Hall

From “Elvira” to “American Made,” “Bobbie Sue” and many others, the band has a 50-year tradition of country hits.

Toyota Music Factory

Billed as the “first and only official estate-approved symphonic Prince celebration,” the concert event presents the late rock star’s music in grand style. OCTOBER 18

Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

Event Center (Allen)

Pacifica Quartet, Dallas Chamber Music Ladies of the ‘80s Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and daring repertory choices, the quartet has achieved international recognition. OCTOBER 16

The original shock rocker brings his decades of hits to the Texas stage playing “I’m Eighteen,” “School’s Out” and more. OCTOBER 16

House of Blues

Aida Cuevas

Her first mainstream hit (“Smile”) set a tone for the young performer from London, now on a tour promoting new music.

Strauss Square

She’s been dubbed the “Queen of the Mariachi,” with an unwavering devotion to traditional with a mastery of demanding vocal forms.

Get out your spandex: Debbie Gibson (“Only in My Dreams”), Lisa Lisa (“Can You Feel the Beat”) and Tiffany (“I Think We’re Alone Now”) perform on the same bill. OCTOBER 18

RuPaul’s Drag Race Majestic Theatre

Drag stars return with a new show, hosted by Bob The Drag Queen featuring Kim Chi, Valentina, Shangela, Violet Chachki and more. OCTOBER 18

The Best of the Worst, Songs from Broadway Flops Part II: Sammons Cabaret Sammons Art Center

OCTOBER 16

Shelley Kenneavy presents an endearing show of songs from Broadway that didn’t win the hearts, much less long runs or Tonys.

Highland Park United Methodist Church

Jon Meacham, SMU Tate Lecture Series

The Russian-American pianist jumpstarted her career with a Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the first woman to do so in over 30 years.

McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

OCTOBER 18

OCTOBER 14 OCTOBER 13

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, Dallas Pops

OCTOBER 15

OCTOBER 14 OCTOBER 13

OCTOBER 17

Olga Kern, Tower Arts Concerts

The renowned historian supplies perspective on American politics and life, looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

Cole Swindell The Theatre at Grand Prairie

His country singles include “Let Me See Ya Girl,” “Middle of a Memory,” “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey” and “Chillin’ It.”

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OCTOBER 24

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Josh Groban, Idina Menzel

The red-hot singer, songwriter, actor, producer and former lead vocalist of the wildly popular bachata band Aventura is on his brand new Golden Tour. The 37-year old international sensation will perform sizzling numbers from his deep cache of old favorites, including “Obsesión”, plus a variety of newer songs.

OCTOBER 19

OCTOBER 19-20

Arlington Music Hall

Moody Performance Hall

The sons of the late Merle Haggard; and Georgette Jones, daughter of George Jones and Tammy Wynette, represent country music royalty.

Widely regarded among the leading dance-makers of his generation, he has built a body of work with some of the most talented and provocative artists in the world.

Haggard and Jones

Stephen Petronio Company, TITAS

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

OCTOBER 19-20

Majestic Theatre

Clear to Partly Crazy

A multiple Grammy winner, she’s been indicted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame with memorable tunes such as “Passionate Kisses” and “I Take My Chances.”

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Cheerleading, tornadoes and mental illness, what a night! Jaston Williams (Greater Tuna) brings his hilarious show, perfect for Texans, to DFW.

OCTOBER 19

Blue Öyster Cult Gas Monkey Bar N Grill

For years, the guitar driven rockers have played for legions of fans around the world with classic such as “The Reaper” and “Burnin’ For You.” OCTOBER 19-20

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cook-off Farmers Branch Historic Park

Cooler weather means outdoor fun at this tasty festival that features Rhonda Vincent, Sam Bush, Ricky Scaggs, Del McCoury Band and others. OCTOBER 19-21

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

Giancarlo Guerrero conducts Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1. *Editor’s Choice Selection 72

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OCTOBER 19-20

The Illusionists Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Direct from Broadway comes the bestselling magic show, a mind-blowing showcase of the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. OCTOBER 19-21

Dallas Fan Days Convention Center (Irving)

Mingle with more than 100 exhibitors, plus celebrities, shopping, panels and workshops on the newest and hottest in Anime, Manga, Comics, Sci-Fi, Gaming and Horror. OCTOBER 20

The Lord of the Dance Majestic Theatre

After premiering in London two decades ago, in 2014 Michael Flatley transformed the original into a sizzling new form.

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Romeo Santos

American Airlines Center

He was discovered after standing in for an ailing Andrea Bocelli at a rehearsal years ago. From there his career took off, and has skyrocketed. He has performed all over the world, successfully recorded everything from classical to pop, and starred on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.

OCTOBER 20

Rebirth Brass Band, Big Sam’s Funky Nation Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Led by Jesús Guzmán, a master of traditional instruments, the Grammy winners join the orchestra for a fun evening of mariachi. OCTOBER 20

Sara Evans

OCTOBER 20-21

Stein Fest

Arts District at 15th (Plano)

Celebrate at the Oktoberfest-style event that features outstanding beer, good food and (of course) great traditional polka music. OCTOBER 20, 21, 24 & 27, NOVEMBER 2 & 4

Carmen, The Dallas Opera Winspear Opera House

She has charted more than 20 singles such as “Suds in the Bucket,” “Born to Fly,” “A Real Fine Place to Start” and “A Little Bit Stronger.”

The gypsy at the center of Bizet’s masterpiece is not a woman to be tamed. When she sets her sights on Don José, nobody is prepared for events that follow.

OCTOBER 20

OCTOBER 21

Gilley’s

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Cattle Baron’s Ball

Alan Parsons Project

Zac Brown and Charlie Daniels headline this year’s event for a charity that has raised millions for the National Cancer Society.

The English music pioneer is always a tour de force after working with The Beatles, Hollies and Pink Floyd, plus playing past hits of his own.

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OCTOBER 21

Deep Ellum Art Company

Majestic Theatre

Too Many Zooz The brass ensemble gained fame via Internet clips of their busking in the subway, and played backup for Beyoncé on her heralded 2016 CMA performance.

Rupi Kaur

The popular writer/illustrator’s book “Milk and Honey” was on The New York Times bestseller list for 77 weeks. OCTOBER 22

OCTOBER 20

Best Little Brewfest in Texas Southern Junction (Irving)

Sip the suds, listen to music and hang out with 80-plus brewery reps and industry insiders at one of the top events of the year.

In the Fiddler’s House: Itzhak Perlman Winspear Opera House

The incomparable violinist explores the vitality of klezmer music in a musical journey from New York’s Lower East Side to Krakow, Poland.


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American Airlines Center

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Kevin Hart

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The diminutive comedian has starred in a variety of motion pictures (Little Fockers, In the Mix, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), on TV (“Undeclared”) and more. However, it’s his unvarnished stand up comedy that was the real proving ground for the 39-year old actor, thrusting him into the national spotlight, eventually making him an international star. OCTOBER 23

World of Dance Live The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Top dancers from all genres, plus talent from the show NBC show on a multi-city tour bringing the excitement and creativity from TV to the DFW stage. OCTOBER 24

Public Image Ltd. Granada Theater

Formed by “Johnny Rotten” Lydon after leaving the Sex Pistols, the post-punkers are celebrating 40 years together, and the release of a new documentary making the rounds. OCTOBER 24

The Great Love Debate Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub

Author/expert Brian Howie (“How to Find Love in 60-Seconds”) hosts a wild, feisty, hilarious, interactive forum on love, sex, dating and relationships. OCTOBER 24

In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Hologram Tour The Theatre at Grand Prairie

With amazing three-dimensional images onstage with a full orchestra, relive the magic of the late Texas pop giant and his music. OCTOBER 25

The B-52s

House of Blues

The Athens, GA, funhouse party machine plays their biggest hits (“Planet Claire,” “Roam, “Love Shack”). Enjoy!

OCTOBER 25

At the tender age of 27 the multi-platinum, multiple Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter is a musical world-beater on an international scale. His songs – “Thinking of You,” “Perfect,” “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” are all megahits, generally dominating the charts upon release. Today, he’s among the best selling artists in pop music. OCTOBER 26

OCTOBER 27

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The ultra popular Mexican-born actor/musician/ comedian is also the founder of “La Diablo Squad.”

The Grammy-winning soulful superstar is on the 50 Intimate Nights Live Tour, a trek to debut new material and perform critically acclaimed hits.

OCTOBER 26-27

OCTOBER 27

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Wyly Theatre

He’s appeared on HBO’s “ Def Comedy Jam” and in feature films “Stuck On You,” “Runaway Jury,” and most notably, “American History X.”

Celebrity chefs create a tasting under the stars, complemented by dancing to the Jordan Kahn Orchestra; the following day is the event’s Grand Tasting.

He is one of the top comic voices, regular performer for “Live From Here,” the latest incarnation of “A Prairie Home Companion.”

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OCTOBER 26-27

Johnny Rodriguez, Debby Campbell: A Tribute to my Father, Glen Campbell Arlington Music Hall

His songs include: “What’ll I Tell Virginia,” “Love Look At Us Now,” “North Of The Border,” “Foolin” and “Rose Of My Heart.” OCTOBER 25-28

Guy Torry

Improv (Arlington)

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Franco Escamilla

Park & Palate

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: An Evening with Joyce Yang, TITAS Moody Performance Hall

A dazzling collaboration with the acclaimed pianist spawned the development of an entire dance program performed to live accompaniment.

OCTOBER 26

OCTOBER 27

Kessler Theater

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Callas in Concert

Catch a solo show by the acclaimed musician/ bandleader/composer, a Juilliard grad, and current music director of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

It’s a distinct opportunity to see the beloved Maria Callas in concert with original recordings digitally remastered, and the singer herself in life-sized holographic recreation.

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OCTOBER 27

Statler Ballroom

Reverchon Park

Allen Stone

The old school devotee’s contemporary looks are deceiving; the music that transcends pop convention, with a melodic style of classic soul songs of the 1960s.

Tom Papa

OCTOBER 27

Artist-in-Residence Leonidas Kavakos performs and conductors Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish, Symphony No. 31, Paris.

Jon Batiste

Maxwell

Texas State Veggie Fair Celebrate plant-based lifestyle options of every kind and this annual event that features speakers, nutritionists and more.

Galactic

Granada Theater

The New Orleans futuristic funk band is made of versatile and talented players, known for their aggressive live concerts. OCTOBER 28

Post Malone Dos Equis Pavilion

The Dallas artist recently celebrated his first number one Top 40 radio hit with “Psycho.” It joins a handful of other hits including “Ball for Me,” “Rich & Sad” and “Spoil My Night.” OCTOBER 29

Fatima Farheen Mirza, Tommy Orange, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

Her novel, “A Place for Us,” is a deeply moving story of love, identity and belonging. His bestselling debut, “There There,” is an unforgettable tale of Urban Indians in California. *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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NOVEMBER 1

NOVEMBER 3

Majestic Theatre

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Iliza Shlesinger

American Airlines Center

The Dallas native has been hailed of one of the freshest comedic voices of her generation. She’s been a stand up hit for years, and recently completed the inaugural season of “Truth & Iliza,” her talk show on Freeform, a cross between social commentary, politics, pop culture and her brand singular of feminism.

The New Zealand guitarist is a worldwide superstar with fans all over the globe. He released four albums in Australia before ever coming to the U.S. Since then he has dominated the American country charts with brilliant songs including “Somebody Like You, “You’ll Think of Me” and “Days Go By.” He’s off on his latest Graffiti U Tour.

NOVEMBER 1

THROUGH NOVEMBER 1

NOVEMBER 2

American Airlines Center

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

Arlington Music Hall

A new tour features the pair of global artists who dominate the modern hip-hop and mainstream charts with high-energy performances of their biggest hits.

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

They helped launch the beginnings of the folk movement with “Tom Dooley,” “The MTA,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone.”

NOVEMBER 1

NOVEMBER 1-3

NOVEMBER 2

Kessler Theater

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse

With the release of his highly anticipated debut album “Mr. Jukebox,” the Florida-born artist embraces the role he was born to play: his generation’s champion of classic country.

An excellent standup artist, he has opened for great performers like Dana Carvey, Ray Romano, Bill Hicks and Steven Wright.

The 58-year-old circuit veteran is a joy, weaving fine tapestries of words set to jazz, blues, folk and country music.

NOVEMBER 1-4

NOVEMBER 3

Nicki Minaj, Future

Joshua Hedley

THROUGH DECEMBER 9

Asian Textiles: Art and Trade Along the Silk Road Dallas Museum of Art

The exhibition showcases examples of garments and ornamental hangings from India, Central Asia, China and Japan with objects featuring colored ink paintings on textile backgrounds. NOVEMBER 1

Jesmyn Ward, Arts & Letters Live First United Methodist Church of Dallas

A two-time National Book Award winner, she’s been hailed as the standout writer of her generation, with stories set on the Mississippi Gulf Coast of Mississippi, where she grew up and still lives.

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Commanding Space

J.R. Brow

Copland and Appalachian Spring, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Kingston Trio

Brooks Williams, Heather Little

NOVEMBER 3

Rick Springfield, Loverboy, Greg Kihn, Tommy Tutone The Theatre at Grand Prairie

They were all MTV mainstays, producing videos that sparked a generation’s musical tastes and producing hit after hit. NOVEMBER 3

Cliburn at the Modern: Gabriel Kahane Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The singer /composer with a seemingly endless reserve of strategies constructs some tracks like chamber pieces and others like indie-pop singles … song after song.

Dallas Summer Musicals 2018 Gala, The Best of Broadway

NOVEMBER 3

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Fair Park Music Hall

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

David Zinman conducts pianist Jonathan Biss, performing Aaron Copland’s masterpiece, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

Kick off a new season of show in grand style with an all-star line up of guest performers including Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison and Shoshanna Bean.

He broke many a barrier on the way to becoming a top-selling country legend, singing hits such as “Kiss an Angel Good Morning.”

NOVEMBER 2

NOVEMBER 3

Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre

The elite world of hip-hop majorette competition brings an inimitable energy that’s taken the country by storm.

The progressive rock band is touring, celebrating the 40th anniversary of their album “Point of Know Return,” and performing it in its entirety.

NOVEMBER 2

NOVEMBER 3

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Granada Theater

Some of the seminal names in the music genre are on tour together including Juvenile, Scarface, 8Ball & MJG, Too $hort, DJ Quick and Bun B.

With influences ranging from The Stones and John Lee Hooker to the Stooges, the L.A. power rock trio packs a wallop.

Charley Pride

NOVEMBER 3

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Kansas

Bodeans

Kessler Theater

Best known for their catchy single, “Closer To Free,” the band’s 30-year career centers on compelling songs and unpretentious performances. NOVEMBER 3-11

The Legends of Hip Hop

The Record Company

Back to Normal

Casa Manana (Fort Worth)

Winner of three Tonys — including Best Musical Score — and the 2010 Pulitzer, the play is an unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with mental illness.


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Arlington Music Hall

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Wynonna & The Big Noise

Majestic Theatre

As a member of The Judds, she and mom Naomi took music by storm with a trail of hits including “Mama He’s Crazy” and “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout the Good Ol’ Days)”. Now she’s out on her own with a big, bold rocking country sound.

NOVEMBER 4 *

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins The Theatre at Grand Prairie

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and his Grammy-winning co-star (and onetime inspiration for “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes”) share the Dallas stage together. NOVEMBER 4

Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer House of Blues

The Argentina-born, husband-and-wife singing team have performed together for years, with a significant following of fans. NOVEMBER 4

Chefs For Farmers Oak Lawn Park

The country pop star performs as part of the UNT Health Science Legends Concert Series, which is one of Center’s annual fundraisers. NOVEMBER 5

NOVEMBER 6

Souvenir de Florence. Dallas Chamber Symphony Moody Performance Hall

Take a musical journey through Europe with Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, and Tchaikovsky’s Italian sojourn.

Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters on pop music, the A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and chief songwriter for Fleetwood Mac is on tour. With the release of a new album, Solo Anthology: The Best of Lindsey Buckingham, the three-time Grammy winner brings his substantial talents to the Dallas stage.

NOVEMBER 8

THROUGH DECEMBER 2

House of Blues

Dallas Museum of Art

Grammy-winning harmonica player John Popper and bandmates have been sawing their blues-infused music for years (“Run-Around,” “Hook”).

Artists Michael Kabotie and Delbridge Honanie narrate a fascinating history — from the mythic emergence, through the arrival of Europeans, to a rebirth in the information age.

NOVEMBER 8

NOVEMBER 9

Blues Traveler

NOVEMBER 7

Twenty-One Pilots

Upstander Speaker Series: Dr. Efraim Zuroff

American Airlines Center

Congregation Shearith Israel

The Grammy-winning duo return to the road promoting a new album, as well as playing a series of hits for earlier releases. NOVEMBER 7

He is director of the Dallas Holocaust Museum Center’s Israel Office in Jerusalem, actively involved in the global efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to trial.

Hippo Campus

NOVEMBER 8

The indie rockers have played SXSW, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the rest of the bigger festivals for years.

Winspear Opera House

Canton Hall

Dwight Yoakam

NOVEMBER 7

The country pop star performs as part of the UNT Health Science Legends Concert Series, which is one of Center’s annual fundraisers.

Sammons Art Center

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

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NOVEMBER 3

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Ladies of Jazz: Sammons Jazz

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The real Jersey Boys are back, singing some of pop’s best songs including “Walk Like a Man, “Oh, What a Night,” “Sherry,” “Rag Doll” and more. NOVEMBER 9

Ray Wylie Hubbard

Saxophonist Rachella Parks-Washington, and vocalists Andrea Wallace and Simone Jackson perform in this evening devoted to female jazz greats.

Granada Theater

NOVEMBER 7-11

NOVEMBER 9-JANUARY 1

McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

Lone Star Film Festival

Known for his direct reporting and sophisticated analysis, the acclaimed global thinker has covered stories for The New York Times for over 35 years.

Sundance Square (Fort Worth)

Gaylord Texan (Grapevine)

NOVEMBER 6 *

Thomas Friedman, SMU Tate Lecture Series

Screen films and meet craft people, actors, directors and film fanatics, all the city of cowboys and culture.

A true original, he wrote the Texas Country anthem “Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother” in the 1970s.

Lone Star Christmas

A massive ICE display, plus Santa’s Workshop, elaborate decorations throughout the resort and more are all a holiday eye-opener.

Hopi Visions: Journey of the Human Spirit

Don McLean Arlington Music Hall

He’s one of the most enduring singer-songwriters of his generation forever associated with the classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night).” NOVEMBER 9, 10

T.J. Miller

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth, Dallas)

He’s among the most sought-after comics around, named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch.” NOVEMBER 9-11 *

A Bernstein Tribute, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Jeff Tyzik conducts soprano Nadine Sierra playing tribute to the late American composer and music director of the New York Philharmonic. NOVEMBER 9-12

Holiday at the Arboretum Dallas Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Southern Living calls it one of “The South’s Best Holiday Experiences” — a seasonal feast for the senses, including the “12 Day of Christmas” — a Texas tradition. *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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NOVEMBER 9-10

CALENDAR NOVEMBER 17-JANUARY 6

Moody Performance Hall

Complexions, TITAS

NorthPark Center (Level Two)

Founded in 1994 by master choreographers Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, they reinvented dance through a mix of methods, styles and cultures. Today the company is one of the most respected. They have presented an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement, performing in over twenty countries to more than 20 million television viewers. NOVEMBER 9-11

Appalachian Spring, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The program is inspired by dance: Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, Márquez’s Danzón No. 2, and Copland’s iconic piece. Jennifer Corning Lucio performs Strauss’ Oboe Concerto. NOVEMBER 10

Eric Marienthal, Lao Tizer, Gerald Veasley, Chieli Minucci Bishop Arts Theatre

A legendary saxophone, sizzling electric piano playing, and a pair of world-renowned guitars ignite the air with various styles of jazz, all on a single stage. NOVEMBER 10

Billy F. Gibbons Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

ZZ Top’s guitarist extraordinaire is joined by an all-star lineup including guitarist Austin Hanks and drummer Matt Sorum (GNR, Velvet Revolver). NOVEMBER 10

Angela Ingersoll Eisemann Center (Richardson)

She is known for her stunning portrayal of Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow, headlining around the U.S. audiences to critical acclaim. NOVEMBER 10

Average White Band Arlington Music Hall

The Scottish band’s legacy includes breakout singles such “Pick Up The Pieces,” “Cut the Cake,” “Schoolboy Crush,” “A Love of Your Own” and “Queen of My Soul.” *Editor’s Choice Selection 76

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The Trains at NorthPark

It’s become a Texas tradition that families look forward to all year long. More than 60,000 people visit the seasonal exhibit, which features 4,000 square feet of creative railroad themed environments, with a variety of special Christmas touches designed to excite the child in everyone. The exhibition raises money for the Ronald McDonald House.

NOVEMBER 11

NOVEMBER 13

NOVEMBER 15

McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

Moody Performance Hall

Granada Theater

What started as an a college a cappella ensemble evolved into a musical phenomenon, with one You Tube (“12 Days of Christmas”) video that’s garnered 20 million views since 2007.

Adam Schoenberg salutes the great artist in his four-movement, brilliantly colorful piece inspired by the works of painter Mark Rothko.

The Muscle Shoals, Alabama band brings heaping portions of Americana soul to concerts, as one of the top Southern roots-rock touring today.

Straight No Chaser

Funding Rothko, Dallas Winds

Drive-By Truckers

NOVEMBER 14 * NOVEMBER 11

Black Tie Dinner

Ina Garten, Arts & Letters Live

NOVEMBER 16

McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

Junior Brown, Kirby Kelley Kessler Theater

Named 2016’s “Best LGBT Charitable Organization” by the Dallas Voice, it’s an evening of fun and glamor all for a good cause.

The James Beard Award–winning “Barefoot Contessa” shares stories from behindthe-scenes of her TV show and bestselling cookbooks.

NOVEMBER 11

NOVEMBER 14-17

Temple Emanu-El

Centennial Hall (Fair Park)

A renowned religion scholar, National Book Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author, she has developed a loyal following with her personal stories.

For over 40 years the annual shopping experience features over 175 merchants with gifts, holiday decor, women’s clothing/accessories, home accents, children’s clothing/toys and more.

NOVEMBER 11 *

NOVEMBER 15

Sheraton Hotel

Elaine Pagels, Arts & Letters Live

Carol Burnett Winspear Opera House

It’s an evening of laughter and reflection with the actress and bestselling author, widely recognized for her work on stage, screen and TV. NOVEMBER 12

Andy Grammar House of Blues

His pop songs include the hit, “Honey, I’m Good” and well as “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine by Me.”

Chi Omega Christmas

Tony Hakim’s Tribute to Glenn Campbell: Sammons Cabaret

His kitschy appearance belies a seriously talented musician, known for songs including “Highway Patrol” and “My Wife Thinks You’re Dead.” NOVEMBER 16-17

From Brooklyn to Broadway in Only 50 Years Eisemann Center (Richardson)

My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy was his long-running Broadway comedy. Now, actor Steve Solomon unveils an uproarious new production. NOVEMBER 16-17

Sammons Art Center

Willie Nelson & Friends

Mellow guitar style and winsome vocals make him the ideal performer to pay tribute to the late singer/guitarist known for his authentic style.

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

The Texas native is known worldwide for his authenticity, and a bag of great songs including “Hello Walls” and “ On the Road Again.”

NOVEMBER 15

Hoobastank

NOVEMBER 16-18

Canton Hall

Erik Griffin

Founded in the 1990s, the rock-laced guitar band scored with songs such as “The Reason,” “Crawling in the Dark” and more.

Improv (Addison)

Fans of Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” will instantly recognize the standup comedian as the series’ iconic character, Montez.


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American Airlines Center

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Pepe Aguilar

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With four Grammys, five Latin Grammys, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and 12-million albums sold worldwide, the Mexican-American superstar packs a serious punch via his sensational staging and music. With a searing combination of Mariachi, Ranchera and Latin pop, the singer/producer has become an international sensation. NOVEMBER 16-18

The Majestic Unplugged, Lyric Stage Singers Majestic Theatre

Celebrate the wonderful sound of the renovated hall with all-acoustic performances, from Jerome Kern to Elton John. NOVEMBER 16-JANUARY 15

Panther Island Ice

Coyote Drive-In (Fort Worth)

NOVEMBER 17

NOVEMBER 17

NOVEMBER 18-FEBRUARY 24

Sheraton Hotel

Winspear Opera House

Dallas Museum of Art

The largest annual invitation-only black tie charity gala in the world provides gifts for nearly 7000 at-risk children each year.

Music’s biggest names from Sting to Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell and more have shared the stage with the rock star trumpeter.

Often overshadowed by her sister, Georgia, this exhibit shows the artist’s works and an artistic identity that was distinct, in style and subject matter, from that of her celebrated sibling.

NOVEMBER 17

NOVEMBER 17-18

Dallas Margarita Ball

Jim Lauderdale Poor David’s Pub

The Cowtown cool factor goes up each year at the area’s only outdoor skating rink featuring a winter wonderland of fun and excitement.

Long considered a songwriter among songwriters, he’s released 27 studio albums and had tunes covered by artists from George Strait to Elvis Costello.

NOVEMBER 17

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 1

Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra House of Blues

The acoustic guitarist leads a skilled ensemble that specializes in New Age music with a Spanish-style emphasis. NOVEMBER 17

Ben Rector Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The Oklahoma-born/Nashville-based singer/ songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist is a breath of fresh air with an indie sound to match.

Greg Proops Improv (Addison)

Remember him from “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” He’ll produce his hit podcast, “The Smartest Man in the World,” from the club on Saturday. NOVEMBER 17

Strings Rejoice, Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

NOVEMBER 17 *

Performers include violinists Gary Levinson and Yuriy Becker, violists Richard Young and Michael Klotz (viola), and cellists Robert Demaine and Allan Steele.

Arlington Music Hall

NOVEMBER 17

Lucia Micarelli The violinist has collaborated with Josh Groban, Chris Botti and rockers Jethro Tull, and acted in HBO’s New Orleans-based “Tremé.”

The Dallas Morning News says Sir Ben Stevenson’s production “… takes the magical impossibilities of a Christmas dream and … makes them tantalizingly real.” A ballet filled with toy soldiers, snowflake and one very special nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score fills the hall with fantasy and romance in this classic story.

Joe Bonamassa The Theatre at Grand Prairie

With over 3 million albums sold, the guitarist has more number one blues albums than anyone in history.

Chris Botti

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

It’s the quintessential holiday performance as toy soldiers, Sugar Plum Fairies and more, dance to Tchaikovsky’s immortal theme.

Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow

NOVEMBER 19

Modigliani Quartet, Dallas Chamber Music Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

NOVEMBER 18

Formed in 2003, the ensemble is a regular guest of the world’s top venues such as Carnegie Hall, Philharmonie de Paris, Het Concertgebouw, Berlin’s Konzerthaus and more.

Downtown Fort Worth

NOVEMBER 19

The annual trek through Cowtown signals the beginning of the holiday season with floats, music and, of course, thousands of colorful lights.

Dallas Museum of Art

XTO Energy Parade of Lights

David Grann, Arts & Letters Live

NOVEMBER 18

A New York Times bestselling author, he is the author of “The Lost City of Z” and the National Book Award Finalist “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

University Park

NOVEMBER 23

Residents from throughout the area gather to celebrate the coming holiday season amid carolers and dancers near the Plaza’s landmark fountain.

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Snider Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting

Turnpike Troubadours

NOVEMBER 18

The roots rockers with a country twinge just seem to get better as the years go by, playing a nice blend of Americana music.

Highland Park United Methodist Church

NOVEMBER 23-25

They bring a new dimension to the word “ensemble” with a meticulous timing and tuning ... fans of a cappella will love it.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Voces8, Tower Arts Concerts

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Andrew Grams conducts pianist Andrew von Oeyen performing selections from Tchaikovsky and Grieg’s Piano Concerto. *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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NOVEMBER 29

Fair Park Music Hall

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Elf, Dallas Summer Musicals

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Crank up the holidays with a warm festive glow. Bring on Buddy, the splashy, peppy, sugar-sprinkled North Pole dweller in search of his biological father on the streets of New York City. Based on the beloved 2003 movie hit starring “Saturday Night Live” alum Will Ferrell, it’s a Christmas kick for the entire family.

NOVEMBER 21-DECEMBER 30

A Christmas Carol, Dallas Theater Center Wyly Theatre

This reimagined take on Charles Dickens’ enduring classic brings the audience in close contact with the actors, ghosts flying above and snow falling on everyone. NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 31

Prairie Lights

Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake (Grand Prairie)

Drive along the spectacularly bright path by car and see 4 million lights set along two miles of pathway with a holiday village, Santa and more. NOVEMBER 23

August Greene (Common + Robert Glasper + Karriem Riggins) House of Blues

The iconic rapper joins forces with the elite Texas jazz pianist and well-respected percussionist for an evening of merging musical genres. NOVEMBER 23-25

Home for the Holidays, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The Arlington High Chamber Singers, Lone Star Youth Chorus of Fort Worth, Paschal High Panther Chorale and Summit School Jaguar Chorale join the orchestra for seasonal songs.

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NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 23

The First Noel

Jubilee Theatre (Fort Worth)

With a score infused with gospel, pop and reimagined holiday classics, the production delivers the Christmas Spirit to audiences in a fresh, new way. NOVEMBER 23 –DECEMBER 23

North Pole Express Grapevine

Take a train ride back in time with music and sleigh bells, plus a visit from Santa make this a sweet experience for families. NOVEMBER 24

Chris Janson Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

He’s written hits for Tim McGraw, played harp for Lee Brice, and maintains a solo career with an active touring schedule.

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It’s a holiday entertainment blockbuster designed to dazzle audiences, featuring top talent from around the globe. From jaw-dropping magic to breathtaking circus acts, all surrounded by angelic voices singing favorite Christmas carols accompanied by live musicians on stage. Enjoy seasonal sights and sounds for all ages.

NOVEMBER 27-28

Nine-Inch Nails, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Daniel Avery Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Since forming in the 1980s, the industrial rock band has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, with 10 million sales certified in the U.S. alone. NOVEMBER 28

Manchester Orchestra, The Front Bottoms Bomb Factory

The GA indie rock bank is co-headlining a fall tour with the indie darlings from New Jersey, playing songs for a devoted fan base. NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 15

A Christmas Survival Guide, One-Thirty Productions Bath House Cultural Center

NOVEMBER 29

Scotty McCreery, Jimmie Allen House of Blues

The multi-platinum-selling country singer/ songwriter is playing big hits, and new music on his Seasons Change Tour. NOVEMBER 30

Celtic Thunder The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Talented singers and a crack band deliver ensemble numbers including “Sons of Light,” “Toora, Loora, Lay,” “The Wild Rover,” “Right All Right” and more. NOVEMBER 30

Seven Lions South Side Ballroom

He’s broken rules and transcended musical boundaries through a genre-bending production style at the forefront of the modern electronic music scene.

NOVEMBER 24-DECEMBER 31

A how-to guide to enjoying the holiday season presented in songs and vignettes, both hilarious and heart-warming.

Ballpark Way and Road to Six Flags (Arlington)

NOVEMBER 29

Cult of the Machine: Precisionism in American Art

First Presbyterian Church

Dallas Museum of Art

Texas Christkindl Market Music, cuisine culture, gift ideas and more; enter an authentic German holiday market just in time for the Christmas season. NOVEMBER 24-DECEMBER 30

Christmas at the Anatole Hilton Anatole Hotel

From special meetings and breakfast with Santa, to Geppetto’s Marionette Theater and more, it’s Texas seasonal family fun.

Jill Lapore, Arts & Letters Live

THROUGH JANUARY 1

In an ambitious book on American history, the award-winning historian offers an account of the origins and rise of a divided nation in “These Truths: A History of the United States.”

This tour-de-force includes key paintings by Charles Sheeler, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Charles Demuth, and iconic works by Paul Strand, Berenice Abbott and Edward Steichen.

NOVEMBER 29

NOVEMBER 30

Kessler Theater

Haggard Park

The Wood Brothers The awesome folk trio features brothers Chris on acoustic bass, guitarist Oliver, and multiinstrumentalist Jano Rix.

Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano Drop off a letter to Santa, catch stages filled with holiday music and watch the lighting of Plano’s official Christmas tree.


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DECEMBER 2

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Bomb Factory

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Gary Clark, Jr.

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The talented Austin guitarist has played alongside The Rolling Stones, the late B.B. King, Eric Clapton and others. The 34-year old musician and is among the true vanguard when it comes to modern musicians, playing a variety of styles as well with distinct elements of soul, jazz and blues fused into one cool sound.

NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 2

A John Williams Christmas, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Lawrence Loh conducts the annual series of concerts featuring the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, Cynthia Nott and Terrie Preskitt-Brown, directors. DECEMBER 1

Dallas Holiday Parade

DECEMBER 1

98 Degrees House of Blues

Some consider the boy band’s 1999 holiday album, “This Christmas,” a classic. The group is on tour playing songs from the era, and new seasonal tunes too. THROUGH JANUARY 6

Ultimate Dinosaurs Perot Museum of Nature and Science

With large, colorful floats, marching bands and a visit from St. Nick himself, the parade has signaled the opening of the season since the late 1980s.

From the tiny Eoraptor to the massive Giganotosaurus, the exhibition is an introduction to many dinosaurs unfamiliar to most North Americans.

DECEMBER 1

THROUGH DECEMBER 31

The Palace Theatre (Grapevine)

African American Museum (Fair Park)

Downtown

A Merry Little Christmas with Ricki Derek and His Ho, Ho, Ho Orchestra It’s a local tradition featuring classic arrangements of some of the season’s best, with an old-style crooner and big-band vibe. DECEMBER 1

The Guess Who Arlington Music Hall

Original member Garry Peterson leads the Grammy winning band through “These Eyes,” “American Woman,” “No Time,” “Share the Land” and more. THROUGH JANUARY 6

Balenciaga in Black

Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty The Smithsonian Institution exhibit follows six families through arrival their as slaves; dispersal at Jefferson’s death; though migration across the country down to today’s descendants. DECEMBER 1

Funny & Famous Comedy Tour The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Hilarious comedian DeRay Davies (Ray-Ray of Barbershop fame) brings his annual tour to town featuring Corey Holcomb and more. DECEMBER 1

Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth)

Crystal Charity Ball

From his first collection in 1937 through the closure of his Paris salon in 1968, Cristóbal Balenciaga’s clients were among the most influential trendsetters of the day.

Since 1952, the glitzy event has been an annual center point benefitting a diversity of children’s charities in Dallas County.

Hilton Anatole

He was a celebrated finalist in the fifth season of TV’s “American Idol.” The band’s bestselling album in 2007 set the pace for more success to follow on the heels of blockbuster rock hits including “Home” and “It’s Not Over.”

DECEMBER 1

Holiday Classics Concert, Richardson Symphony Orchestra

DECEMBER 2

SoMo

House of Blues

One of North Texas’ richest holiday traditions brings soloist Jodi Crawford Wright back to the stage for the performance.

He rode the song “Ride” to underground stardom, then collaborations with Jeremih, Ty Dolla $ign, and The-Dream and now a headlining career of his own.

DECEMBER 1-24

DECEMBER 2

Fort Worth

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Christmas in the Stockyards

Darci Lynne & Friends Live

Celebrate the season in Cowtown on the veranda of the Historical Livestock Exchange Building, inside Stockyards Station and along East Exchange Avenue.

The Oklahoma ventriloquist is a firecracker, and the youngest contestant to ever win TV’s “America’s Got Talent.”

DECEMBER 1, 8, 16 & 23

Architectural Tours

A Clint Black Christmas with Lisa Hartman Black

Architectural Tours

A Clint Black Christmas with Lisa Hartman Black

Discover the design-centered secrets behind the Museum’s “floating” structure and the ecofriendly efforts of the plinth’s native Texan wildlife.

One of country music’s favorite couples performs holiday classics, and big hits such as “Killin’ Time” and “A Better Man.”

DECEMBER 2

DECEMBER 3

Jorja Smith Granada Theater

The young English pop singer (and Drake collaborator) brings her rhythm and blues vibe to town on her first tour as a headliner. DECEMBER 2

Daniel Weingarten Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

The Los Angeles comedian/actor/producer brings a truckload of hilarious, multi-cultural experiences to his shows.

DECEMBER 2 & 3

Handel’s Messiah, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

A Texas holiday tradition returns as the orchestra performs the seasonal masterpiece featuring the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale. DECEMBER 4

Hands Like Houses, Emarosa, Devour the Day Gas Monkey Bar N Grill

The Australian post-hardcore has appeared on the charts since 2012, and brings their bag of alt-rock *Editor’s Choice Selection songs to town. D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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Majestic Theatre

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Andrea Bocelli

DECEMBER 7

American Airlines Center

Between classical and pop music, the Italian tenor has recorded fifteen solo albums selling over 80 million records worldwide. His work with Sarah Brightman, Celine Dion and other has opened the door to other musical genres. He’s experienced enormous success as a crossover performer bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts.

DECEMBER 4

She is one of country music’s shining stars with an amazing range, and a feel for crossover hit songs. The four-time CMA Vocalist of the Year and three-time ACA Female Vocalist of the Year is on tour playing her hits, and a variety of Christmas season from a new album of seasonal songs.

DECEMBER 6 *

DECEMBER 6, 7-8 & 9

Armstrong Parkway (Highland Park)

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano)

Club Dada

It takes a week to decorate the old tree with over 5,000 lights, reported to be the oldest Christmas tradition in Dallas County.

Perhaps you recall his HBO television special, “Pauly Does Dallas” and roles in “Encino Man,” “Son in Law,” “Jury Duty” and “Bio Dome”?

The Norwegian singer/multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter has performed on “Ellen” and “Conan,” earning critical acclaim from NPR, USA Today.

DECEMBER 6

DECEMBER 6-22

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Casa Manana (Fort Worth)

The humorist and motivational speaker in a cowboy hat, brings his Star Spangled Comedy Tour to town for a little fun.

Adapted from humorist David Sedaris’ acclaimed essay, it’s a one-man’s sharp-witted retelling of holiday debauchery.

DECEMBER 6

DECEMBER 6-23

Imagine mixing Alice Cooper with Mariachis, interconnecting head-bangers with a Tex-Mex flare, playing songs by Nirvana, Zeppelin, GNR and more.

Granada Theater

Bishop Arts Theatre

DECEMBER 7

DECEMBER 5

She generated buzz with her version of a Kings of Leon song, “Use Somebody.” Later the country singer released “I Ain’t Your Mama.”

Langston Hughes’ foot-stomping, toe-tapping, finger-snapping holiday favorite returns. Experience the Nativity story through gospel music.

Sammons Center for the Arts

DECEMBER 6-9

Siddhartha Mukherjee, SMU Tate Lecture Series McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

The physician was awarded a Pulitzer for “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,” named as one of the top 100 books of the past century, and the basis for a Ken Burns film. DECEMBER 5 *

Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The world-renowned ensemble and their Grammy-winning leader return to the Dallas with Big Band holidays favorites filled with new and traditional arrangements.

O.P. to King Cole, My Favorite Trios: Sammons Jazz Pianist Arlington Jones salutes two favorite trios led by Oscar Peterson and Nat King Cole, with James Driscoll (bass) and Andrew Griffith (drums). DECEMBER 5-JANUARY 6

Fetch Clay, Make Man, Dallas Theater Center

Lighting of the Big Pecan Tree

Chad Prather

Maggie Rose

Santaland Diaries

Black Nativity

DECEMBER 7

Bernhoft & The Fashion Bruises

DECEMBER 7

Metalachi The Rail Club

The Price Is Right The Price Is Right

DECEMBER 7

Improv (Addison)

Keith Harkin

A former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, he’s done all the late night TV talk shows, as well as SXSW and more.

Poor David’s Pub

DECEMBER 7

Brooks Wheelan

DECEMBER 6-8

Wyly Theatre

Loosely inspired on a real-life friendship of boxer Muhammad Ali and actor Lincoln Perry, known as Stepin Fetchit, the story is a moving, provocative saga.

The Bharatanatyam dance production is based a set of humanistic ideals and how they can dramatically affect our daily life.

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Pauly Shor

Time to crank up the holiday fun as participants are selected entirely at random from those who are registered at the theater on the day of the show.

SvaBhava: Indique Dance Company, The Elevator Project

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Winspear Opera House (Hamon Hall)

Now a solo act, he was once a member of Celtic Thunder, boasting a pair of top-selling DVDs and a trio of number one albums on the Billboard world charts. THROUGH JANUARY 6

The Art of Lacquer The Crow Collection of Asian Art

The exhibition introduces objects from the museum’s collections to showcase one of the world’s most durable and distinctive forms of craftsmanship.

Kurt Vile and the Violators, Jessica Pratt Canton Hall

The indie rock star made a name in the lo-fi band War on Drugs, which included the same musicians that are his current backing band. DECEMBER 7-8

The Little Match Girl, Avant Chamber Ballet Moody Performance Hall

The collaboration between the dance-company and Verdigris Ensemble brings David Lang’s Pulitzer-winning Hans Christian Andersen story to life.


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Fair Park Music Hall

The Phantom of the Opera, Dallas Summer Musicals

The iconic guitarist and three-time Grammy winner brings his 19-piece orchestra to town whipping up a huge dose of retro holiday cheer with the Christmas Rocks! Tour. The show also features music from their latest Christmas album, Rockin’ Rudolph, their three other best-selling holiday albums, as well as original Stray Cats hits.

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The Brian Setzer Orchestra

DECEMBER 19-JANUARY 6

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

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Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic is on a new North American tour. Critics have called it “bigger and better than ever before,” featuring a brilliant new scenic design enhancing a thrilling score with songs “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade,” performed by the cast and a 52-piece orchestra.

DECEMBER 7-16 *

DECEMBER 8

DECEMBER 9

DECEMBER 10

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church (Richardson)

Highland Park United Methodist Church

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

This series features a variety of seasonal setups with talented musicians, choral groups and other performers just right for Christmas.

The award-winning Taiwanese violinist joins celebrated cellist to perform in a church setting just North of Dallas.

Journey into the beauty of Christmas with the Chancel Choir and members of the Dallas Symphony for the annual holiday tradition, conducted by Alan Raines.

This marks the 75th and 100th anniversaries of the deaths of these master composers; explore their impactful careers.

DECEMBER 8

DECEMBER 8

Christmas Pops, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose

Nai-Yuan Hu and Bion Tsang, Chamber Music International

Home for the Holidays, Irving Symphony

Christmas at Highland Park, Tower Arts Concerts

DECEMBER 11-12 DECEMBER 9

John Butler Trio House of Blues

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Irving Arts Center

Australian motivational man Matthew Kelly has spoken at seminars around the world, and written books including “Perfectly Yourself” and “The Seven Levels of Intimacy.”

No holiday season would be complete without the annual celebration of Christmas and more in this Texas Yule Tide celebration.

Born in the U.S. before moving Down Under, the Aussie’s group specializes in an eclectic blend of alt rock in a jam band format.

DECEMBER 8

DECEMBER 10

DECEMBER 8

Baroque Christmas, Dallas Bach Society Zion Lutheran Church

Celebrate the season with music for Advent and Christmas from the Baroque period, including the works of German composers and their Italian and French colleagues. DECEMBER 8

Jackopierce McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

Jack O’Neill and Cary Pierce met while attending SMU, and have been making and playing music together for 30 years around the world. DECEMBER 8-10, 15-16

Christmas Spectacular Arlington Music Hall

A whirlwind of entertainment and fun musical numbers unfold onstage, all created to get audiences into the Christmas spirit.

Peppa Pig’s Live Surprise Winspear Opera House

The newest live stage show is based on the toprated TV series on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., now on tour throughout America.

Big Brassy Christmas and Organ Extravaganza Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

DECEMBER 8

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

THROUGH JANUARY 27

He’s taken observational comedy to new levels with his hysterical performances. He’s been featured on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and more.

Dallas in the Time of MLK, Dallas Historical Society Hall of State at Fair Park

DECEMBER 8-16

The exhibit focuses on Dr. King’s 1963 speech in Fair Park and his 1966 speech at SMU, plus a look inside the lives of Dallas civil rights leaders.

Prestonwood Baptist Church (Plano)

DECEMBER 10

The Gift of Christmas With the polish of a Broadway show, the multimedia event features stunning special effects, a multiplicity of voices, flying angels, live animals and more.

Jason Mraz

Majestic Theatre

The multiple Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has partnered with longtime percussionist Toca Rivera for an intimate acoustic performance. DECEMBER 11

Christmas favorites ring out as members of the DSO brass and percussion sections perform a special Christmas program featuring the Lay Family Concert Organ.

Brian Regan

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Rachmaninoff and Debussy

Dailey & Vincent Arlington Music Hall

Celebrate the season with classic carols, fun singalongs with the award-winning bluegrass-based duo.

Texas Far and Wide, Dallas Historical Society Brown Bag Lecture Series Fair Park (Hall of State)

From the Staked Plain Quakers to the Kaiser Burnout, E.R. Bills delves into some of the most overlooked chapters of Texas lore. DECEMBER 11

A Holiday Celebration of Hope & Unity Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The world-renowned Sonos Handbell Ensemble, famed mezzo-soprano Fredrica von Stade and the Dallas Street Choir bring their inspirational talents to a magical family concert. DECEMBER 11

JMSN

Club Dada

Pronounced “Jameson,” the singer-songwriter is a prolific musical force as a producer and more. His wrote and produced his debut album, “Pricilla,” by himself. *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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Majestic Theatre

American Airlines Center

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The Polyphonic Spree Holiday Extravaganza

Musical ringmaster Tim DeLaughter leads his Dallas-based group back to the stage for their 16th annual holiday concert. Dress up in favorite holiday garb, an ugly Christmas sweater or full Charles Dickens regalia, and enjoy the Texas collective filled with instruments and vocalists performing seasonal favorites, plus a number of surprises.

Over the past 20-plus years, the critically acclaimed, multi-platinum, musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours are a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. The popular ensemble’s celebration of the art and music has been dubbed “rock-theater,” featuring awe-inspiring effects, and eye-popping staging elements wrapped into an all-new holiday extravaganza.

THROUGH JANUARY 27

DECEMBER 13

DECEMBER 14

Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth)

Casa Manana (Fort Worth)

Bomb Factory

The exhibition celebrates the artist’s exquisite variety of formal interests, including aesthetic experimentations that fluctuated between organic and geometric, figural and abstract.

With five Grammys, she’s known simply as “The Voice.” Her Christmas Blessings concert features renditions of “Jingle Bells” and “O Holy Night.”

Contemporary guitar gods Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi take their talents on the road together.

DECEMBER 13

SEPTEMBER 20-22, 27-29

For the first time, Brian and his crack band — along with longtime bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin — perform live The Beach Boys classics and more.

Kessler Theater

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth, Plano)

DECEMBER 16

The industrial metal band formed in the early 1980s has endured numerous personnel changes and made great rock in the process.

The collaborate effort of friends Logan Vasquez, Noah Gundersen, Kelsey Wilson, David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada and Jason Robert Blum is a notable musical experience.

With her irreverent brand of overtly sexual humor, she attempts to break down double standards and lend her voice, she says, to sexually dissatisfied women everywhere.

DECEMBER 12

DECEMBER 13-16

THROUGH FEBRUARY 17

South Side Ballroom

Improv (Addison)

Vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale and her hardrocking bandmates are known to play over 250 concerts a year.

The standup comic has a broad reach working onstage and in motion pictures — he even had his own network TV show (“The Hughleys”).

DECEMBER 12-16

DECEMBER 14

Hedda Sterne: Printed Variations

DECEMBER 12

Ministry

Gas Monkey Live

Halestorm

A Christmas Story, The Musical Winspear Opera House

From the songwriting team behind the Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen and the Oscar-winning “La-La Land” comes this production taken from the holiday movie classic. DECEMBER 13

The Dollop

South Side Music Hall

The popular podcast has been around since 2014, hosted by Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds and centers on a specific event/ person in history. *Editor’s Choice Selection 82

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Sandi Patty

Glorietta

D.L. Hughley

The Nutty Nutcracker, Texas Ballet Theater Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Sir Ben Stevenson’s seasonal nod to the crazy and the zany is an annual parody designed for big laughs. DECEMBER 14

Ian Moore

Poor David’s Pub

The popular Austin-based folk musician brings a special, all-new seasonal bag of music to the stage celebrating Christmas.

Generation Axe

April Macie

The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art Dallas Museum of Art

The exhibit features items of the benefactor’s their bequest of 32 19th-and early 20th-century artworks including Monet, Renoir, Dega and Picasso. DECEMBER 14

League of Gentlemen Sons of Hermann Hall

On the second Friday night of the month, the band plays swing and blues in the bar for your dancing and listening pleasure. DECEMBER 15

The Music of Led Zeppelin The Theatre at Grand Prairie

The songs of the Hall of Fame English rock phenomenon include “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love” and more are center stage in this tribute event.

DECEMBER 15

Brian Wilson Presents: The Christmas Album Live Majestic Theatre

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Tower Arts Concerts Highland Park United Methodist Church

The intimate evening of candlelight, song and scripture unfolds as the Church’s Chamber Singers join in the 100-year-old tradition! DECEMBER 16

Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra St. Andrew United Methodist Church (Richardson)

One of Collin County’s most popular holiday traditions includes seasonal favorites and features the Plano Civic Chorus and Frisco Chorale. DECEMBER 17

Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The Dallas native known for “Wildfire” and “Carolina in the Pines,” returns for an annual performance of seasonal western tunes.


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DECEMBER 26-JANUARY 6

DECEMBER 28

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

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A Bronx Tale

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Broadway’s crowd-pleaser takes to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960’s – where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he thinks he’d love to be. It’s high-energy dance numbers, laced with original doo-wop tunes from the songwriter of Beauty and the Beast.

DECEMBER 17

Christmas at the Meyerson, The Dallas Winds

DECEMBER 20

Jodi Crawford Wright, Sammons Cabaret

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Sammons Center for the Arts

Enjoy classic arrangements of holiday favorites performed by one of the area’s most respected musical ensembles.

She has bewitched cabaret audiences across North Texas, and brings an expansive vocal range and commanding stage presence to her Sammons debut.

DECEMBER 17

Michelle Obama American Airlines Center

She has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. The former First Lady candidly recounts moments from her own extraordinary journey and important life lessons. DECEMBER 18-23

Chicago

Winspear Opera House

Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash is triumphant hit musical, winning six Tonys, a pair of Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. DECEMBER 19

Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Douglas Majestic Theatre

The guitar master from Down Under is a mustsee-to-be-believed musician, and joined on tour by the Nashville legend. DECEMBER 19

Steven Wilson House of Blues

The progressive rocker from the U.K. made a name working with bands such as Yes, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Roxy Music and more.

DECEMBER 20

Chris Mylo Big Band Swingin’ Christmas Arlington Music Hall

Back by popular demand for a second installment, featuring guest vocalist JE McKissic performing Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite in its entirety. DECEMBER 20-22 *

Star Wars: A New Hope, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The entire motion picture classic film is screened in glorious high definition on the big screen as the musicians play the iconic score by John Williams. DECEMBER 20-23

The Vocal Majority Eisemann Center (Richardson)

With 150 voices singing, the local group, billed as “America’s Premier Pops Chorus,” has been honored and recognized around the world.

The groundbreaking group has toured for over three decades, and sold more than 40 million albums. Their holiday CDs have become synonymous with Christmas and occupy top positions on Billboard’s Seasonal Chart year after year. Live performances feature Christmas hits and sizzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting.

DECEMBER 22

DECEMBER 28-31

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Improv (Arlington)

Lone Star Murder Mysteries

Ryan Davis

Award-winning actors star in an original take of a lighthearted trip back to the Wild West, where laughs fly like bullets and hilarity is the law of the land.

His internet show generated more than 100 million views in 2016 alone, and his versatile style has made him a stand up star on the circuit.

DECEMBER 22

DECEMBER 29

Il Divo

Majestic Theatre

The iconic quartet plays new music as well as hits a vast catalog of songs, paired with a breathtaking production that includes dancers, acrobats and more. DECEMBER 22-JUNE 30

Women Artists in Europe From the Monarchy to Modernism Dallas Museum of Art

The stunning exhibition highlights artwork by female artists working in Europe between the late 18th and early 20th centuries. THROUGH FEBRUARY 24

Avatars and Incarnations The Crow Collection of Asian Art

Robert Earl Keen’s Cosmic Cowboy Christmas Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The Texas native and his band perform tonguein-cheek holiday favorites, standards, and new renditions of classic holiday hits dipped in his special seasonal sauce. DECEMBER 31

New Year’s Eve, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Ring in 2019 with your favorite Strauss waltzes and Viennese-inspired revelry, and enjoy a midnight toast at the annual celebration. DECEMBER 31

Tony Hinchcliffe

The physical manifestation of a deity, spirit, or abstract quality in human or animal form in Hinduism and Buddhism is the center point of the exhibition.

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub

DECEMBER 23

DECEMBER 31

The annual performance of George Frideric Handel’s masterpiece, with the Dallas Bach Orchestra and Chorus and vocal soloists, bring this unforgettable work to life.

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

He’s been a staff-writer on “Comedy Central Roasts,” with his own show, “One Shot,” currently streaming on Netflix.

Handel’s Messiah, Dallas Bach Society My Sinatra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Messiah Sing-a-long, Dallas Bach Society Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center DECEMBER 22

Zion Lutheran Church

The audience becomes the chorus, along with the Dallas Bach Orchestra and vocal soloists, in this annual Texas tradition.

It’s a stirring tribute to Frank Sinatra with vocalist Cary Hoffman, and a live version of his off-Broadway show, a celebration of over 20 classic songs. D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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vs. Arizona Coyotes vs. Winnipeg Jets ​​​vs. Toronto Maple Leafs ​​vs. Anaheim Ducks vs. Minnesota Wild vs. L.A. Kings vs. Anaheim Ducks vs. San Jose Sharks vs. Nashville Predators ​​vs. Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins ​​vs. Ottawa Senators ​​vs. Edmonton Oilers ​​vs. San Jose Sharks vs. Calgary Flames vs. Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Islanders vs. Detroit Red Wings ​​vs. Montreal Canadiens

National Cutting Horse Association World Championship Futurity Will Rogers Coliseum (Fort Worth) NOVEMBER 22

Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot City Hall NOVEMBER 23, 24-25

Harlem Globetrotters Dr Pepper Arena (Frisco), American Airlines Center

October 14 ​​ November 5 ​​ November 22​​ November 29​​ December 9​​ December 23

October 27 ​​ vs. Cincinnati Bearcats November 3​​ vs. Houston Cougars November 16 vs. ​​ Memphis Tigers

October 20 ​ vs. Minnesota Timberwolves October 22​​ vs. Chicago Bulls October 28​​ vs. Utah Jazz November 2​​ vs. New York Knicks November 6 ​​ vs. Washington Wizards November 10 ​ vs. Oklahoma City Thunder November 14​​ vs. Utah Jazz November 17​​ vs. Golden State Warriors November 21 ​​ vs. Brooklyn Nets November 24​​ vs. Boston Celtics December 2 ​​ vs. LA Clippers December 4 ​​ vs. Portland Trailblazers December 8 ​​vs. Houston Rockets December 10 ​​ vs. Orlando Magic December 12 ​​ vs. Atlanta Hawks December 16 ​​vs. Sacramento Kings December 26 ​​ vs. New Orleans Pelicans December 30 ​​ vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

OCTOBER 6

Texas vs. Oklahoma Cotton Bowl

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TCU Football Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth)

October 11 ​​ October 20 ​​ November 3 November 24 ​​

vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma Sooners vs. ​​ Kansas State Wildcats vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

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Univeristy of North Texas Football Apogee Stadium (Denton) unless otherwise noted

Oct 13 Oct 27 Nov 17 Nov 18

vs. Southern Mississippi vs. Rice Owls vs. Florida Atlanta Owls vs. UTSA Roadrunners +

+ Alamodome (San Antonio) MeanGreenSports.com

Texas Motor Speedway

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Gerald J. Ford Stadum (SMU) Unless Noted

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SMU Football

American Airlies Center

NOVEMBER 11

NOVEMBER 14-DECEMBER 9

AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

Dallas Mavericks

Norbuck Park

Panther Island Pavilion (Fort Worth)

Dallas Cowboys

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Dallas Running Club Half Marathon & 5K

Fort Worth Marathon

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vs. Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans vs. Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles ​​vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NOVEMBER 5

The traditional foes battle the Red River Rivalry during the State Fair of Texas, usually with national championship implications on the line. OCTOBER 13

Velvet Hammer 5K Social Run/Walk Peticolas Brewing Company Tap Room OCTOBER 20

Texas Southern Tigers vs. Southern Jaguars Cotton Bowl

3545 Lone Star Circle (Fort Worth)

The world famous clown princes of the hardwoods bring their spectacular skills back to Big D for a sports family pack. DECEMBER 1

Big XII Championship AT&T Stadium (Arlington) DECEMBER 7-9

BMW Dallas Marathon Weekend Downtown DECEMBER 8

Kid’s Santa Dash Downtown Carrollton DECEMBER 8-9

National Cheerleaders Association Holiday Classic

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Oct 10 Tony Stewart Smoke Show Nov 1 Camping World Truck Series Nov 2 JAG Metals 350 6th Playoff race Nov 3 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race & Qualifing Nov 4 The AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race

OCTOBER 20

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NorthPark Center

Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth)

FC Dallas

OCTOBER 6

OCTOBER 27

DECEMBER 29

Frisco Arts Walk & Run

Chalk the Walk

Hall Place (Frisco)

Allen Event Center

AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

OCTOBER 6

NOVEMBER 3

Cedar Ridge Preserve

Bear Creek Park (Keller)

Toyota Stadium (Frisco)

October 21​​

vs. Sporting Kansas City

Monster Mash Dash University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson) OCTOBER 27

Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center DECEMBER 22

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

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Rugged and Raw 10K/20K Trail Run I Love BBQ 5K D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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5 great DFW locations

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DINING

Avanti Ristorante

Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill

Avanti features Northern and Southern Italian dishes made with fresh seafood, steaks, veal and pasta. Its small, intimate dining room with a sleek, uptown bistro atmosphere is convenient to the McKinney Avenue Trolley line. For mouth-watering entrées and live nightly music, this popular spot is not to be missed. 2720 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.871.4955 avantirestaurants.com

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. 87 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.420.3900 bistro31dallas.com

breakfast and lunch selections, plus fresh bagels, breads and pastries. See website for more locations. 7522 Campbell Road, Dallas 972.248.0608 cindisnydeli.com

Cool River Café

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. 4525 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.503.3474

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. It is the ultimate dining experience—excellent food and service in an upscale atmosphere that’s perfect for private parties and business meetings. 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving 972.871.8881

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 ritzcarlton.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.

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Corrientes 348

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1321 Commerce St., Dallas 214.742.8200

Cigar Lounge at Chamberlain’s

Cafe Herrera

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Fogo de Chão

665 S. Lamar Street, Dallas 214.749.0455

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Canary By Gorji

Cindi’s New York Deli

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The Grill on the Alley

Dolce Rivera

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. 13270 Dallas Parkway, Dallas 214.459.1601

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

2619 McKinney Avenue, Dallas 214.720.2777 fogodechao.com

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4334 Belt Line Road, Dallas 972.934.2467

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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.

1807 Ross Ave, Suite 200, Dallas 214.220.0348

Jill Broussard

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.

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.

An Argentinian steakhouse with its first location in the United States, is open for lunch and dinner. The steakhouse, rooted in rich South American culture, is a refined dining experience in the Arts District. An a la carte menu is shared or family-style dining with an emphasis on high quality cuts of meat, sides and carefully selected wines.

Renowned Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão began 40 years ago in Brazil and continues to set the premium dining standard for churrascarias around the world. The menu includes a variety of fire-roasted meats carved tableside by gaucho chefs,plus seasonal salads, traditional sides, signature cocktails and an award-winning wine list.

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

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


Javier’s

The Landmark Restaurant

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.

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.

4912 Cole Ave., Dallas 214.521.4211

3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas 214.224.3152

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Iron Cactus

Lark on the Park

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

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.

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

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Mansion Restaurant

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

2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas 214.855.5275

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Max’s Wine Dive

LAW

Uptown Location: 4525 Cole Ave. 214.443.9600

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. 3600 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.559.3483 maxswinedive.com/dallas-mckinney-ave

Meddlesome Moth Four Seasons Dallas’ signature restaurant features bold fare inspired by the flavors of Texas in a sophisticated yet fun environment. The restaurant, which stands for Land, Air and Water offers a robust menu using the finest ingredients and includes game, meats, poultry and fish prepared with a Texas twist. 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 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

4150 N. MacArthur Blvd., Dallas 972.717.2420 lawrestaurant.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.

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

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

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

4514 Travis St., Dallas 469.730.2937 lebilboquetdallas.com

Moxie’s Grill & Bar, a premium casual Canadian concept owned by Dallas Stars proprietor Tom Gaglardi, is now open at The Crescent in Dallas. Moxie’s delivers a unique experience through

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

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Soda Bar

Tei-An

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.

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.

1722 Routh St., Dallas 214.220.2828

2120 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.744.0820 sambucarestaurant.com

1325 S. Lamar St., Dallas 214.421.1080

Savor

Stampede 66

scenic location of art and architecture in the HARWOOD District.

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. 4140 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX 75214 214.821.7653 ilovepokebop.com

RA Sushi 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

2501 N. Harwood St., Dallas 214.782.9807 saintanndallas.com

Sambuca

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

Seasons 52

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Several of the recipes on the menu pay homage to Chef Stephan Pyles’ family and culinary heroes. A culmination of elements that signify a singular, “True Texas” dining experience in the city, where Uptown and downtown Dallas connect. Local foods, wines, beers and spirits are showcased in an atmosphere of gracious Southern hospitality.

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.

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Texas De Brazil Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Brazilian-style meal that includes pork, steak, and chicken served on large skewers and sliced tableside onto your plate by the attentive wait staff. Visit the fresh and extensive salad bar to accompany your delightful meal. 2727 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas 214.720.1414 15101 Addison Road, Dallas 972.385.1000 texasdebrazil.com

Texas Spice

1717 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.550.6966 stampede66.com

3Eleven Kitchen & Cocktails O 3Eleven Kitchen & Cocktails is the newest eatery in the West End Historic District of Downtown Dallas, which embraces the era of the Kennedy Administration and the revival of this historical district found in northwest downtown. Serving modern American fare and scratch cocktails, 3Eleven is open daily for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. The space is also complete with private dining capabilities and an outdoor patio for special occasions and events.

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.

311 N Market St # 100, Dallas 214.744.1423

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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.

Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

7713 Inwood Road, Dallas 214.352.0005

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.

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.

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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

The fresh grill and wine bar, located at The Shops at Legacy, invites guests to discover the sensational flavors of a seasonally inspired menu and award-winning international wine list in a casual, sophisticated atmosphere. 7300 Lone Star Drive, Plano 972.312.8852 seasons52.com

Shinsei

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Smoke

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

This restaurant at the Belmont Hotel pays homage to an old-fashioned smokehouse, with cooking from scratch and authentic Southern flavors. Chef/owner Tim Byres employs time-honored cooking techniques and recipes and a commitment to local ingredients. 901 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas 214.393.2300 smokerestaurant.com

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Taverna

3312 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.9933 www.tavernabylombardi.com

555 S. Lamar Street 214.652.4810 omnihotels.com/hotels/dallas/dining/texas-spice

Toulouse Cafe and Bar

3314 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.8999 www.toulousecafeandbar.com

Victory Tavern This stylish but unpretentious restaurant, located directly across from the American Airline Center at Victory Park, serves a modern take on American culinary classics. The restaurant is lively before a game but settles down afterwards and becomes a more upscale dining experience. 2501 N. Houston St., Dallas 214.432.1900 victorytavern.com

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SHOPPING CENTERS

Legacy West

NorthPark Center

JEWELRY de Boulle 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.

Highland Park Village

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. 47 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.443.9898 hpvillage.com

Galleria

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. 5905 Legacy Drive, Suite 500, Plano 469.609.1500

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

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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

Mockingbird Station Harry Winston

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 972.702.7100 galleriadallas.com

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. 5307 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 214.452.7180 mockingbirdstation.com

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


Matthew Trent

Aftershock

Forty Five Ten

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.

Find a wide range of accessories, scarves and jewelry at this flagship store for British retailer Aftershock London. The store’s motto is “affordable glamour.” Come visit this newly opened store in Preston Center and a favorite among the Dallas social scene.

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.

8383 Preston Center Plaza Drive, Dallas

4510 McKinney Ave., Dallas

8300 Preston Road, Dallas 214.871.9170

214.363.4699

214.559.4510

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Betty Reiter

HUBLOT Dallas

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.

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.

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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.

4030 Villanova St., Dallas 214.373.9990 theplazaatprestoncenter.com

100 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.526.3890

Elements

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8300 Preston Road, Dallas (The Plaza at Preston Center) 214.234.0002 ylang23.com

APPAREL Abi Ferrin 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.

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

8687 North Central Expy, Suite 1332, Dallas 469.232.9449

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.

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.

409 N. Zang Blvd., Dallas

64 Highland Park Village, Dallas

214.941.0075

214.522.0352

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peepersdallas.com

Indigo 1745

Pinto Ranch

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.

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.

Indie Genius

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

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 fashionable coffee table books.

abiferrin.com

60 Highland Park Village, Dallas

3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas

Lela Rose

hublot.com

Ylang 23 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.

SHOPPING

214.252.0510 shopfiveandten.com

370 W. 7th St., Dallas 214.948.1745 indigo1745.com

INTERMIX

8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 214.217.6200 pintoranch.com

INTERMIX offers the most sought-after styles from an edited selection of coveted designers. Renowned for their philosophy of mixing on-trend pieces in unexpected ways, INTERMIX delivers a unique point of view and an individualized approach to shopping and personal style. 8687 N Central Expy., Dallas 214.691.3800 intermixonline.com D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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HOME DÉCOR Bernadette Schaeffler Collection

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

nestdallas.com

972;935.0304 shopplanetblue.com

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.

Restoration Hardware

qcustomclothier.com

214.965.9027

1616 Hi Line Drive, Dallas

samuellynne.com

214.749.0816

Southwest Gallery

bernadetteschaeffler.com

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 94

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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

Samuel Lynne Galleries

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

Roche Bobois

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

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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

3700 Hogge Road, Parker 972.442.7800 southforkranch.com

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ATTRACTIONS artists including Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Poussin, Monet, Picasso and Matisse; important collections of Egyptian and antiquities; and Asian, Mesoamerican and African art. The museum’s two buildings were designed by renowned architects Louis I. Kahn and Renzo Piano.

George W. Bush Presidential Center and Library

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

GOLF The Cliffs Resort 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.

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

160 Cliffs Drive, Graford

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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.

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.

2943 SMU Blvd., Dallas 214.200.4300 bushcenter.org

Hall of State

3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth 817.738.9215 themodern.org

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. 3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas 214.421.4500 dallashistory.org

Kimbell Art Museum

Carolyn Brown © Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center

Perot Museum of Nature and Science at Fair Park

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.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza 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.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

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.

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2201 N. Field St., Dallas 214.428.5555

535 Grand Ave., Dallas 214.426.3400

2001 Flora St., Dallas 214.242.5100

This is one of the finest museums in the country, located in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Its collection includes masterpieces by

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.

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

Cowboys Golf Club 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

Home to priceless documentary and photographic records, the museum offers self-guided tours providing an intimate view to those seeking information and understanding about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 411 Elm St., Dallas 214.747.6660 jfk.org

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. 1400 Texas Star Parkway, Euless 888.839.7827, 817.685.7888 texasstargolf.com


FINDING TREASURE IN PUERTO VALLARTA Perched above the ocean on the desirable South Bay of Puerto Vallarta, Villa Bahia provides a luxury villa experience to savvy travelers. This luxurious oceanfront getaway on the Mexican Riviera enjoys seclusion, yet is only steps from some of Mexico’s most exclusive beaches—and five minutes from Boardwalk attractions and the Romantic Zone’s art galleries and chic boutiques.

VILLA BAHIA

949.274.3236

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THE FACTS. THE MYSTERY. THE LEGACY. Fifty-five years later, explore the story of President John F. Kennedy from the impact of the assassination to his ongoing influence today. 411 Elm Street | Dallas, TX 75202 | 214.747.6660 | jfk.org

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