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Boots, jeans, hats, belts and more, authentic western fashion is all the rage, with a definitive emphasis on couture cuts and styles. Find out where North Texans shop, and where you should too. BY ELISE HUFF

Wheels up: private jets have opened a sizzling new market, offering on demand service that’s no longer exclusively for the rich and famous. BY JOHN RUSSELL NIEDERER

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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 DAVID MUSCARI

30 SMOKIN’ STARS If you’re a huge hockey fan, or just like to watch a couple of hot guys on ice, Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin are just the ticket. Go up close with a pair of NHL superstars. BY PETE NORTHWAY & DAVID MUSCARI

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CONTENTS 50 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.

67 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.

71 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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76 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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or last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice,” wrote the great poet and essayist T.S. Eliot. With that in mind, it’s time to say goodbye to 2018, and welcome 2019 … May the Force Be With You! Hot guys, cheering crowds, sizzling excitement and cool ice: I’ve just described the Stanley Cup winning Dallas Stars. Our latest Dallas Hotel Magazine cover story features a pair of young NHL superstars: Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin. We threw a few choice questions their way, and what they told us may surprise you – and each other.

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Western fashion is all the rage, particularly here in Texas. From authentic wear with a distinctive couture twist to kitschy throwback duds and more, find out where to shop and what to buy. And, as if that’s not enough we’ll take a peek inside what critics are calling the hottest trends in 2019 fashion – for women and men.

For travel bugs, we’ll whisk you away to one of the most beautiful spots on the west coast. Sunny La Jolla is among Southern California’s most exclusive vacation retreats -- we’ll show you some of the unforgettable highlights. Flying the friendly skies has never been so luxurious, and business is booming, especially in Texas. Learn how private jets are revolutionizing the air travel market. Check out The Scene -- the best “who, what and where guide” available, and like none other in DFW. We feature details on 80 great events per month to help fill up any social calendar with must-see concerts, fun-filled festivals, unique performances and more events around the area, scheduled on nearly every night of the week. Check out our complete listing of the area’s sports schedules –Dallas Mavericks basketball is in full swing, along with the aforementioned Stars hockey, plus college teams and recreational options too.

The sports in North Texas is plentiful, and among the best in the U.S. We also provide details on a wide selection of chic restaurants, extraordinary shopping, and more. And, as always, enjoy this new edition of Dallas Hotel Magazine, with our compliments. It’s the “definitive guide for discerning visitors to Big D.”

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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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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

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BOB’S STEAK & CHOP HOUSE

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAKHOUSE

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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.

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2323 Olive St., Dallas 972.490.9000

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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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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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PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE

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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

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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.

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

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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An energetic atmosphere to share a bottle of wine with friends, celebrate birthdays with family, or to enjoy Happy Hour features while you watch the game! Find globally-inspired dishes and handcrafted cocktails created with fresh ingredients at Moxie’s. We invite you to join us and fall in love with our room, our hospitality, and our food!

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DFW TOWN CARS DFW Town Cars has been serving the Metroplex for over 25 years, and our philosophy has always been the same; we don’t need to be the biggest, we just need to be the best.

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

For professionally trained chauffeurs, make your reservation at www.dfwtowncars.com or by calling 214.956.1880


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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band The Star at Frisco The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame superstar has earned every accolade in his field. His landmark albums include Night Moves, Stranger In Town, Against The Wind, Live Bullet and Nine Tonight. This tour is being billed as his last.

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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The beloved story and thrilling score featuring timeless songs including “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” performed by an outstanding cast and 52-piece orchestra, making this one of the largest productions now on tour.

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Dalí’s Aliyah: A Moment in Jewish History Second City Guide to the Symphony, Meadows Museum (SMU) Dallas Symphony Orchestra The series of 25 paintings completed a series of mixed media paintings in gouache, watercolor, and ink; the paintings were then reproduced as lithographs and published in a limited edition. JANUARY 4

Mayta, Lowbrow Collective Three Links (Deep Ellum)

The electronica ensemble won “Best Latin Act” at the Dallas Observer Music Awards becoming the first Latin band featured on the cover of the local tabloid. JANUARY 3-6

Shen Yen

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Chock full of colorful costumes, ancient art forms and movement, the show is a spectacular event of historic pageantry. JANUARY 4-5

Josh Abbott Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

His country-fried catalog is filled with crowd-pleasers including “Oh, Tonight,” “She’s Like Texas,” and “My Texas.” THROUGH JANUARY 27

Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Her exploration of archetypal gender roles, especially women in domestic settings, is the primary subject of this exhibition and is a topic as poignant today as it was when began.

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

“The funniest two hours I spent in a theatre this year,” says the Toronto Star. The celebrated troupe takes a satirical, but equally sensitive look at players and composers. JANUARY 5

Collin Raye Arlington Music Hall

His soulful delivery of searing ballads “Love, Me,” “In This Life” and “If I Were You” plus rockers “My Kind of Girl” and “That’s My Story” made him a star. JANUARY 5

Greg Laswell Sons of Hermann Hall

His songs have appeared in films such as Friends With Benefits and My Sister’s Keeper, plus TV shows “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Parenthood” and “Friday Night Lights.” JANUARY 6

Elaine Pagels, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

She is a renowned scholar, National Book Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author (Why Religion? ). JANUARY 9

Lindsay Ell House of Blues

She mixes healthy doses of rock, blues and pop into her guitar driven, Canadian country sound on this, her first tour as a headliner.

Their teenage hit “MMM Bop” was a sensation in the 1990’s, setting a tone while launching the Oklahoma trio into the pop stratosphere. After a world tour celebrating 25 years, Isaac, Taylor and Zac perform their musical manifesto with new and career-spanning works.

JANUARY 10

JANUARY 10-12, FEBRUARY 21-23

Majestic Theatre

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Plano, Fort Worth)

His hilarious truTV show “Adam Ruins Everything” has gained a cult following, and provides a platform for the comedian.

He made his stand-up late night debut on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” then released his first comedy album, Love: The Nick’s Tape.

THROUGH JANUARY 27

JANUARY 11

Dallas Museum of Art

House of Blues

Survey the prolific career of the late artist, closely associated with the Cologne scene of the 1980’s, as an irreverent artist who challenged the traditions of painting.

He got his break acting in the ABC soap, “All My Children,” and parlayed that into a pop music career in the boy band Dream Street, and as a solo act.

JANUARY 10

THROUGH FEBRUARY 17

Adam Conover

Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty

Calpurnia House of Blues

The four-piece rock group from Vancouver released their debut album last year, produced by Cadien Lake James (Twin Peaks).

Nick Guerra

Jesse McCartney

The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Collection of Impressionist and Modern Art Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

JANUARY 10-12

“The funniest two hours I spent in a theatre this year,” says the Toronto Star. The celebrated troupe takes a satirical, but equally sensitive look at players and composers.

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

JANUARY 11

He got a degree in Math to launch a career in finance, before moving to West Hollywood to make comedy his full time job.

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

Matthew Broussard

Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven

JANUARY 10-12

The California rock bands have traded personnel releasing songs including “Euro Trash Girl,” “Low” and “Take the Skinheads Bowling.”

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

JANUARY 11

The comedian describes herself as “chronically single,” has performed stand-up on “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “Arsenio Hall” and the rest.

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Helen Hong

Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone The English band filled the airwaves with bouncy hits in the 1960’s including “No Milk Today” and “I’m Henry VIII”. *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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JANUARY 10

JANUARY 12

Arlington Music Hall

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Steve Tyrell

Granada Theater

All nine of his American standards albums have achieved top-five status on Billboard’s Jazz charts. His performance of classics such as: “The Way You Look Tonight,” “The Simple Life,” “Sunny Side of the Street” and more in Father of the Bride jumpstarted the genre all over for contemporary audiences.

JANUARY 11

Donna The Buffalo Granada Theater

Dawn of the Buffalo morphed into another name for the New York band that play a clever mash up of Zydeco, Blues and Reggae. THROUGH FEBRUARY 17

Dallas in the Time of MLK, Dallas Historical Society

THROUGH FEBRUARY 24

JANUARY 17-19

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Experience the majestic work with Miguel Harth-Bedoya, plus, composer Jimmy López returns for Symphony No. 1: The Travails of Persiles and Sigismunda.

Through works of art, contemplate the endless variety of divine Hindu and Buddhist figures that have dotted the landscape.

Chopin’s dreamy Second Piano Concerto, performed by 22-year-old Jan Lisiecki, sets the stage for the magnificent ode to America.

JANUARY 12

JANUARY 17-19

House of Blues

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

The all-female line up released their first album in 2006, and found success with tunes including “Show Stopper” and “Ride for You.”

The “Hemi Guy” from those hilarious Dodge commercials is also an actor who just wrapped Tig Notaro’s “One Mississippi” and guest-starred on “Black-ish.”

Also sprach Zarathustra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

JANUARY 11-13, 16-20

Hamlet, Shakespeare Dallas

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.

Moody Performance Hall

The company’s new winter season of performances kicks off with perhaps the Bard’s greatest work, a tragedy for the ages.

JANUARY 11

Poor David’s Pub

One of 13 children born to Mexican immigrant parents in Texas, she’s dedicated to the music of the southwest – Tejano, folk, border music and country. THROUGH FEBRUARY 17

Women + Design: New Works Dallas Museum of Art

The exhibition of recent works by female designers features pieces by Katie Collins, Carrie Dickens, Iris van Herpen, Genevieve Howard, Katie Stout, Faye Toogood, and Najla El Zein. JANUARY 11

Neal McCoy Arlington Music Hall

His mammoth 34 singles on country radio include “Wink,” “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On” and “Now Doubt About It.” *Editor’s Choice Selection 52

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Born in the Deep South, and raised in Texas, the musician is nothing short of a legendary virtuoso. His unique command of the guitar has made him a six-string celebrity in performance circles. In fact, Guitar Player named him one of the magazine’s 50 All-Time Greatest Players.

JANUARY 11-13

Hall of State at Fair Park

Tish Hinojosa

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Avatars and Incarnations: Buddhist and Hindu Art

Danity Kane

Dvorák’s New World Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Jon Reep

JANUARY 14 JANUARY 12

Campbell Family, Fine Arts Chamber Players Dallas Museum of Art

Ami Davolt Campbell, Associate Concertmaster of The Dallas Opera Orchestra, and husband Russell, Associate Principal Trumpet of the DSO, play chamber favorites. JANUARY 12

Pat Green Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

He helped usher in a new generation of Texas Country with hits such as “Wave On Wave” and “Carry On.” JANUARY 12

Ruthie Foster Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater

She’s sung duets with Bonnie Raitt, performed onstage with the Allman Brothers Band, and is an outstanding blues solo artist.

Ashlee Simpson-Ross + Evan Ross

JANUARY 17-20

House of Blues

Taylor Tomlinson

The married couple has become well-known reality stars, and are performing their music on a new tour and playing in her hometown venue.

Improv (Addison)

She has been featured on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” “Adam Devine’s House Party” was a top ten finalist on “Last Comic Standing.”

JANUARY 15

Brad Meltzer, Arts & Letters Live

JANUARY 17-19, FEBRUARY 7-9

Dallas Museum of Art

Erik Myers

The top-selling author has written dozens of books, his latest, The First Conspiracy, on a secret plot against George Washington, and the birth of American counterintelligence.

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Dallas, Fort Worth)

In 2005 he won the “Funniest Person in Baltimore” contest, moved to Florida and was promptly named 2011 Florida’s funniest comedian.

JANUARY 17

Traveling Red River Songwriters

JANUARY 18

Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater

Pure Prairie League

Walt Wilkins, Susan Gibson, Drew Kennedy, Kelley Mickwee, and Josh Grider share the stage swapping songs and stories.

Arlington Music Hall

Along with the Eagles, Poco and others, the band helped define country rock with songs such as “Amie” and “Let Me Love You Tonight.”


january JANUARY 17-20

JANUARY 18-FEBRUARY 9

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

3400 Burnett Tandy Drive (Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

The 39th event is a feast for the senses. From big game hunts, to extravagant fishing expeditions around the globe, this is the place to be. The annual show is among the finest indoor wilderness experiences and sporting equipment expos anywhere, and it is all under one roof.

JANUARY 18

Meshell Ndegeocello, Hannah Benn Kessler Theater

Her trailblazing impact on pop culture and music in general has been undeniable over the past 20 years through her special mix of funk, soul, jazz and more. JANUARY 18

Jack Williams Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse

Talented songwriting, dazzling picking and prodigious performance skills are all hallmarks of the guitarist. JANUARY 18-20

JANUARY 19

Ashley Brown and Ryan Silverman, Plano Symphony Orchestra Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The pair of superstars joins the orchestra for a special evening From Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood, performing music from Showboat, West Side Story, Phantom, and more! JANUARY 19

Joe Ely

Kessler Theater

A former State Musician of Texas, he’s collaborated with the Clash, Springsteen and The Stones, while keeping a solo career razor sharp.

Ragtime, Blues and All That Jazz, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

JANUARY 20

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

House of Blues

Trumpeter/vocalist Byron Stripling also conducts a “tour de force” concert showcases ragtime masters Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton plus B.B. King and Muddy Waters.

The hard rockin’ band has been playing together since 2001, winning Radio Contraband’s Song of the Year for “Trenches” in 2013.

Pop Evil

JANUARY 22 JANUARY 18-FEBRUARY 10

Sweat, Dallas Theater Center Kalita Humphreys Theater

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize is an unflinching look at life in the industrial working class, hailed as “the first theatrical landmark of the Trump era.” JANUARY 19

JJ Grey & Mofro House of Blues

From the late 1990’s up through today, the Southern Rockers from Florida have played their brand of soulful swamp grooves for fans.

Joyce Manor, Jeff Rosenstock Trees

The acclaimed California band’s last album (Cody ) dropped in October, a follow-up to the group’s 2014’s critically acclaimed Never Hungover Again. JANUARY 23

Chippendales House of Blues

Founded in 1979, the dancers have made a mark with bulging abs, bow ties, collars and shirt cuffs whirling about the room.

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Dallas Safari Club Convention & Expo

CALENDAR

One of the West’s oldest and most storied continual livestock exhibitions has been happening in nearby Cowtown since 1896. Enjoy music, cuisine, Texas artifacts and more, all happening in an authentic setting.

JANUARY 23-FEBRUARY 17 *

JANUARY 25

HLone Star Park (Grand Prairie)

Canton Hall

Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna

Blackberry Smoke

Inspired in part by William Shakespeare’s classic, The Tempest, the show premiered in Montreal in 2012.

In the image of ZZ Top, Skynyrd and others, the hard charging, Southern Rock specialists brings the Find A Light Tour to town.

JANUARY 24

JANUARY 25

Granada Theater

Arlington Music Hall

The innovative singer/songwriter/ producer/ graphic designer has taken his music into many forms during his eclectic career.

They helped drive the country rock movement with songs including “You Are the Woman” and “Livin’ Ain’t Livin’ Alone.”

JANUARY 24-26, JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2

JANUARY 25-27

Toro y Moi

Tim Gaither

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Dallas, Fort Worth)

He is a regular at every “A” room in L.A. including Comedy Store, Improv, Comedy and Magic Club and Ice House.

Firefall

The Music of ABBA, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Finnish group Rajaton performs greatest hits including “Mamma Mia,” “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!” “Waterloo, and “Dancing Queen.”

JANUARY 25

Pushing Chain

JANUARY 25-FEBRUARY 24

Opening Bell Coffee

Obama-ology

The duo’s high-energy folk and acoustic honkytonk grooves reverberate with country, jazz, and life up near the Canadian border.

Jubilee Theatre

JANUARY 25

Changing society isn’t as easy as imagined in the new play centered on the resilience of the human spirit to overcome defeat at the hands of social repression and financial hardship.

House of Blues

JANUARY 26

Andrew McMahon In the Wilderness A versatile singer-songwriter, he was once the vocalist, pianist and primary lyricist for the bands Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin.

Hector Cantú: An Afternoon with Baldo & Friends Bishop Arts Theatre

The co-creator of the comic strip (published by nearly 200 newspapers) leads a panel of creators to discuss characters that connect with today’s audiences. *Editor’s Choice Selection

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JANUARY 26

JANUARY 29-FEBRUARY 3

Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Fair Park Music Hall

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Toni Braxton

photo Joan Marcus

CALENDAR

A songwriter/producer and actress, she has been celebrated for over 25 years ago. The seven-time Grammy winner takes her As Long As I Live Tour on the road in support of her sizzling Sex & Cigarettes album.

JANUARY 26 *

JANUARY 26 *

JANUARY 26-MARCH 17

JANUARY 30 *

House of Blues

Arlington Music Hall

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

House of Blues

The band from East L.A. merged rock, folk, Latin and more into one amazing sound years ago, and stayed true to the mission ever since.

The jazz trumpeter is a multiple Grammy-winner, a protégé of Dizzy Gillespie, and among the most dynamic performers of our time.

Since the mid-1980s, the artist has tested the limits of photography, especially its materials and processes with a distinct sense of individuality of his images.

The ultra fun, ska-punk band had their first hit in 1997 with “Sell Out,” and had a gold album with Turn the Radio Off.

JANUARY 26

THROUGH FEBRUARY 17

Los Lobos

Bryan White

Arturo Sandoval

Sightings: Anne Le Troter

FOCUS: Dirk Braeckman

Nasher Sculpture Garden

The Devil Makes Three

His country chart busters include “Rebecca Lynn,” “Some Else’s Star” and his biggest hit to date, “So Much For Pretending.”

In her first U.S. commission, the French artist considers the ethics of eugenics in a linguistic score and site-specific installation.

Trees

JANUARY 26

JANUARY 26-27

American Airlines Center

The Star in Frisco

The Grammy nominees are crisscrossing the globe on the Evolution World Tour in support of a much-discussed new album of the same name.

The LEGO event features over 99,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, live performances and demonstrations for builders of all ages.

Brick Live

JANUARY 27

JANUARY 31

Simon O’Neill Accompanied by Terence Dennis, The Dallas Opera Moody Performance Hall

JANUARY 26-27

Tom Segura

With appearances from hilarious and colorful characters from his childhood, actor David Harrell teaches the importance of accepting others that may not look exactly as we do.

Majestic Theatre

JANUARY 28

The comedian has become one of Hollywood’s most in-demand talents, due in part to Netflix specials, Completely Normal (2014) and Mostly Stories (2016).

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Seven world-class vocalists have embarked on their first North American tour in a band created by a cappella legend Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off).

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook

Disney’s DCappella

The California trio has been around since 2002, playing a heaping helping of bluegrass, folk, blues and old-school country in their repertoire.

The internationally acclaimed tenor is a principal artist at The Metropolitan Opera; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro alla Scala; and the Bayreuth and Salzburg Festivals.

JANUARY 26 *

Reel Big Fish

JANUARY 30 JANUARY 27

MCL Grand Theater (Lewisville)

Disturbed, Three Days Grace

Schumann Quartet and Escher String Quartet, Dallas Chamber Music Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

Restless Heart Arlington Music Hall

The country pop band has experience much success through their career with hits such as “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “When She Cries” and more. JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2

Adam Ray

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub

A talented comedic actor, he’s best known as the bad guy opposite Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in The Heat. JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 2

JANUARY 26-28

Moody Performance Hall

Zest Fest

Expressive, and nuanced performances are the hallmark of these exquisite string ensembles that have performed worldwide.

“From Method to Madness” and “Golden Blues” feature cellist/composer Clancy Newman, followed by a romp of “Café Music” and Chausson’s romantic Piano Quartet.

Convention Center (Irving)

JANUARY 30

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

JANUARY 26

Concert 4, Chamber Music International

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The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century,” and The Washington Post says the nine-time Tony winner, “ … restores your faith in musicals.”

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

Tickle your taste buds with spicy cooking demos by celebrity chefs Jon Bonnell, Loreal Gavin and more plus interactive contests and thousands of red-hot food samples.

Peter Murphy Granada Theater

On his 40 years of Bauhaus Tour (with bassist David J.), they are performing select entire albums, plus extended encore of the band’s classics.

John Adams Conducts John Adams, Dallas Symphony Orchestra One of the greatest living composers conducts his celebratory fanfare, Short Ride in a Fast Machine, along with his passionate Concerto for the Violin, and more.


february FEBRUARY 8

American Airlines Center

Marc Anthony

Led by choreographer Wang Yuanyuan, with visual artists Tan Shaoyuan and Hanjiang, the company has collaborated with internationally renowned dramatists, musicians and designers, enriching dance stages with its world-class productions, each showcasing the highest level of Chinese contemporary dance.

FEBRUARY 1

Dorrance Dance, TITAS Winspear Opera House

The company’s work honors tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history in a new, dynamic, and compelling context – rhythmically, technically, and conceptually. FEBRUARY 1

Jesse Cook

FEBRUARY 2

A Night at the Movies: Sports Spectacular, Richardson Symphony Orchestra Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The world of sports resonated through music from Rocky, Chariots of Fire, Rudy, Hoosiers and more iconic films, plus a special series of familiar college fight songs with surprise guests.

Majestic Theatre

He’s one of the most influential figures in Nuevo flamenco, incorporating elements of rumba, jazz and world music into his performances. FEBRUARY 1

Rebelution South Side Ballroom

Fourteen years into an effervescent career, the California reggae band remains abundantly creative, while recording and touring. FEBRUARY 1

Bumper Jacksons Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Hot and sweet, painting America’s story from the seductive sounds of New Orleans to the hollers of Appalachia, folding early styles of jazz, blues, and country swing into one. FEBRUARY 2

The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute Majestic Theatre

It’s more than a run-of-the-mill homage to the mop-tops: it’s a full-blown celebration of all things Beatles with music and more.

FEBRUARY 2

Joan Osborne Kessler Theater

The singer/songwriter, whom The New York Times has called “a fiercely intelligent, no-nonsense singer,” winds her soulful voice around Bob Dylan’s most poetic songs. FEBRUARY 2

King Princess Granada Theater

Last year her debut single “1950” was lauded as a tribute to Patricia Highsmith’s pioneering 1952 novel The Price of Salt, and the LGBTQ community. FEBRUARY 2-APRIL 21

Sterling Ruby: Sculpture Nasher Sculpture Center

The artist’s multifaceted practice encompasses sculpture, ceramics, installation, textiles, clothing, painting, collage, photography, and video.

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Beijing Dance Theater, TITAS

FEBRUARY 14

Winspear Opera House

CALENDAR

It’s been 30 years since the Latin heartthrob debuted his first album. Now the two-time Grammy Award and five-time Latin Grammy Award winner continues to build his legacy as the top tropical salsa artist of all time. The Legacy Tour will be electric.

FEBRUARY 4

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin, Liszt & Schumann Eisemann Center (Richardson)

These great composers of the romantic 19th century were born months of one another and each wrote some of the most love-inspired music ever written. FEBRUARY 4

Dani Shapiro, Arts & Letters Live Dallas Museum of Art

Her book Inheritance is about secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness, and what we hide from one another in the name of love. FEBRUARY 5

Bill Browder, SMU Tate Lecture Series McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

He’s exposed individual human rights abusers and fraud in the Kremlin, all chronicled in his riveting bestseller, Red Notice. FEBRUARY 5

FEBRUARY 5-6

Doktor Kaboom! Wyly Theatre

Take an educational tour, chock full of humor and comedy while demonstrating spectacular applications of the physical sciences. FEBRUARY 6 *

Jim Messina Arlington Music Hall

Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, Alison Krauss and many others can draw a direct line to his legacy with Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Loggins & Messina. FEBRUARY 6-24

La Llorona: A Love Story Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Tradition, superstition and passion collide in the haunting love story told with humor and suspense that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats. FEBRUARY 7

Gospel Goes Classical, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Jacob Banks

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Granada Theater

The soulful 27-year old hip-hop singer (“Monster,” “Unholy War”) signed with Interscope Records in 2016 and has been on a meteoric path ever since.

Jeri Lynne Johnson, founder of Philadelphia’s Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, conducts with featured artist, Grammy winning Pastor Marvin L. Winans and a 200-person choir.

FEBRUARY 5

FEBRUARY 7-8

College Park Center (Arlington)

Kessler Theater

Jungle Jack’s enthusiasm, TV savvy and hands-on approach to wildlife conservation has won him widespread acclaim as America’s favorite zookeeper.

Fans loved her 2005 CMA Album of the Year, There’s More Where That Came From, and a steady stream of authentic American music that celebrates her Texas roots.

Jack Hanna, UTA Maverick Lecture Series Lee Ann Womack

*Editor’s Choice Selection

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FEBRUARY 16

FEBRUARY 17

American Airlines Center

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Jeff Dunham

Highland Park United Methodist Church

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CALENDAR

The Dallas native is among the highest paid comedians in the world. He boasts a parade of characters – all of them hilariously politically incorrect -- including Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Peanut, Sweet Daddy Dee, Jose Jalapeno on a Stick, and Walter, the irrepressible grumpy old man.

FEBRUARY 7-10

THROUGH APRIL 7

FEBRUARY 9

FEBRUARY 12-17

Improv (Arlington)

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Eisemann Theater (Richardson)

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

The comedic actor is best known as Alpha Chino from the high-concept hit “Tropic Thunder,” that also featured ensemble Ben Stiller.

Like clouds in the digital age, the artist’s sculpture shows how there is much to be found in the intricate detail of minute components and the large-scale meanings resulting from accumulation.

Established in 1954 by the late dance master, they remain one of the world’s more sought-after companies, bringing a fascinating repertoire to the stage.

It’s the Tony winning true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, chock full of songs such as “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Walk Like a Man.”

FEBRUARY 10

FEBRUARY 13

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Kessler Theater

Brandon T. Jackson

FEBRUARY 8

Ricky Nelson Remembered Starring Mathew and Gunnar Nelson Arlington Music Hall

The multi media event contains film clips and Nelson’s songs (“Hello Mary Lou”, “Travelin’ Man”, “Garden Party”) performed by twin sons. FEBRUARY 8-9

REMIX: Alexander Kerr Moody Performance Hall

Jacob Hashimoto: Clouds and Chaos

FEBRUARY 9

Spyro Gyra Arlington Music Hall

The smooth jazz pioneers have sold 10 million albums and having played over five thousand shows on five continents. FEBRUARY 9

La Mafia

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Jeanne Robertson

Jersey Boys

Matt Nathanson

At well over 6-feet tall, the former Miss. North Carolina spins yarns that are wholesome, hilarious and loads of fun.

He blends folk and rock, plays acoustic and electric, and sings the platinum-selling “Come On Get Higher.”

FEBRUARY 10

FEBRUARY 14-15

Steven Curtis Chapman Arlington Music Hall

88 Keys Unlock Joan Miro’s Flamenco Dancer’s Heart

The DSO concertmaster directs and performs Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, and Arvo Pärt’s Tabula Rasa. The concert concludes with Bartók’s Rumanian Folk Dances.

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

His career spans three decades, resulting in more awards than any artist in Christian Contemporary music including 48 number one singles.

Winspear Opera House (Hamon Hall)

The four-time Grammy Award-winning group hails from Houston, and charted a successful course as a Latin pop mainstay.

FEBRUARY 9

FEBRUARY 9

FEBRUARY 12 & 14

FEBRUARY 14-16

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

University Park United Methodist Church, Kimbell Arts Museum (Fort Worth)

Big Head Todd and the Monsters House of Blues

The blues/rock outfit from Colorado has been together since the 1980s, making a name on the festival circuit over the years.

Gala Rock Concert, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Assad Brothers, Dallas Allegro Society

Explore how painting, dance, song, and piano develop a heartfelt conversation through the unifying force of Spanish flamenco.

My Funny Valentine

Former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills and violinist Robert McDuffie perform Mills’ Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and String Orchestra.

The Brazilian-born guitar duo set a benchmark for others with their innovation, ingenuity and phrasing.

Pat Hazell, an original writer for “Seinfeld,” and Dena Blizzard talk relationships, dating, parenting and family, and give free relationship advice, all with a comic twist.

FEBRUARY 9 *

FEBRUARY 9 *

FEBRUARY 12-17 *

FEBRUARY 14-17 *

American Airlines Center

Neko Case

The Texas comic brings his act and the new Beyond the Fluffy World Tour to Dallas, filled with fun and laughter.

Granada Theater

Winspear Opera House

Improv (Addison)

Gabriel Iglesias

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The prestigious ensemble has been the quartet-in-residence at the Juilliard School since 1946. It has received Grammy Awards, membership in the National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame. Their repertoire included Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Debussy and more.

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

Through a stellar solo career, and work with indie darlings The New Pornographers, she has cemented her place in music history.

Falsettos

It’s a hilarious, yet achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family… and a beautiful reminder that love can tell a million stories.

Pablo Francisco You may have to hear it to believe the dynamic range of the comedian who is the master of hundreds of celebrity voices.


february FEBRYARY 23

American Airlines Center

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KISS

Winspear Opera House

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CALENDAR

With trademark larger-than-life blistering performances, the glam rockers proved for decades why they are among the most iconic live show in music. The Hall of Famers sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, and claim this tour is the finale.

FEBRUARY 14-18

DFW Auto Show

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

The best thing on four-wheels is back for an annual look at sizzling new car models, from all sorts of manufacturers. FEBRUARY 15

The world’s most successful and best selling soprano recently unveiled her fifteenth album, Hymn. Now, the multi-Grammy winning superstar is on a world tour, playing selections from the new album, plus classic favorites for legions of devoted fans.

FEBRUARY 15

THROUGH JUNE 23

FEBRUARY 19

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Moody Performance Hall

The popular regional Mexican group has released a series of hit singles “El Mechón,” and El 24” to fans’ rave reviews.

Drawn from the museum’s collection of later-period Chinese jade objects, the exhibition focuses on carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature.

Fantasy Variations On a Theme of Youth opens the evening, then award-winning violinist Chee-Yun performs.

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga

Gilby Clarke (of Guns N’ Roses and MC5)

FEBRUARY 15-17

Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill

Radisson Hotel Fort Worth Fossil Creek

Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection

FEBRUARY 19

Con DFW

FEBRUARY 16

He has toured, and/or recorded with everyone from Nancy Sinatra to Heart, Gene Simmons and Slash’s Snakepit, while making videos with Michael Jackson and more.

Best selling authors including mystery writer Charlaine Harris and Science Fiction writer Yoon Ha Lee are two of celebrities set to appear at the annual convention.

Kessler Theater

FEBRUARY 15

FEBRUARY 15-17

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Cultural Awareness, Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Kessler Theater

Wyly Theatre

He’s a Grammy winner who has played alongside masters, from Cash to Lester Flatt (who discovered him), and now serves as a worldwide ambassador for Nashville.

Salute Odetta Holmes and Nina Simone, blending soul-stirring movements to folk, gospel, and blues in this sensational work. FEBRUARY 16 *

FEBRUARY 15

BJ Thomas, Alex Harvey Arlington Music Hall

His Oscar winning “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” plus hits “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Just Can’t Help Believing” are all classics.

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Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Their eclectic repertoire showcases a mastery of instruments that critics say goes far beyond what you might expect of classical musicians. FEBRUARY 16

FEBRUARY 15

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Mt. Joy Bomb Factory

From college coffee gigs to cultivated critical and commercial success through stunning live performances, the band is a marvel.

Festival of Laughs The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Some of the biggest names in contemporary funny stuff including Sommore, Earthquake, George Wallace and Mark Curry headline the big comedy tour.

The Four Seasons, Dallas Chamber Symphony

Marc Broussard With his swamp rock songs, the soulful Louisiana musician has caused quite a stir over the past decade.

The Aces

House of Blues

The all female, all power pop quartet from Utah has released two singles including “Stuck” and “Physical.” FEBRUARY 19-MARCH 3

FEBRUARY 16

Dwight Yoakam

Anastasia, Dallas Summer Musicals Music Hall at Fair Park

He’s been a significant driver of the “Bakersfield sound” for years with five number one Billboard albums, 12 gold, and nine platinum albums.

From the Tony-winning creators of Ragtime, the dazzling show transports audiences from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s.

FEBRUARY 17

FEBRUARY 20-23

Kessler Theater

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

In the 1980’s his plaintive piano-driven movie soundtracks and other albums for Windam Hill was a shot in the arm for New Age music.

His latest Off Broadway hit has been described as hilarious, intelligent, scorching, and a stage comedy on steroids. Ready?

FEBRUARY 18

FEBRUARY 21

Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

When bow touches strings, the trio exudes in explosive performance, and exquisitely intimate detail with a compelling level of panache.

The drummer/singer has a Master’s from Juilliard, and a band focused on sharing the power of community through their joyful jazz.

Billy Bob’s Texas (Fort Worth)

George Winston

Trio Con Brio, Dallas Chamber Music

Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron

Sammy Miller

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FEBRUARY 28

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

American Airlines Center

Kelly Clarkson

The array of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, pansies, poppies and thousands of other spring-blooming annuals and perennials makes it the largest floral festival in the Southwest. Fodor’s Travel has named it one of America’s best spring showcases, a mass flowering of the garden’s collection of 3,000 azaleas.

The native Texas rose to stardom on the heels of TV’s “American Idol,” later winning Grammy Awards and selling millions of singles. Her most popular music includes hit songs such as “Catch My Breath, “Stronger” and “Love So Soft” among many.

FEBRUARY 21

FEBRUARY 22

FEBRUARY 23

FEBRUARY 24

Arlington Music Hall

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Majestic Theatre

Club Dada

The trio has been dazzling audiences for more than six decades with a long string of countrypolitian hits including “All the Gold in California.”

His Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand Tour celebrates 50 years of Alice’s Restaurant, Woodstock … and “flower power.”

The reality TV host and actor was once named “the top partier at the number one party School in the country” while a student at FSU.

Arising from a Hollywood punk rock party scene they formed in 1978, disbanded in 1983, reformed around 1990 and continue performing together.

FEBRUARY 22-23

FEBRUARY 23

FEBRUARY 26

House of Blues

McFarlin Auditorium (SMU)

The performances encompass four distinct and outstanding ballets with live accompaniment with music by Vivaldi, and Scott Joplin.

The Dallas native has been referred to as the “Godfather of modern rockabilly and psychobilly,” playing loud, high-energy songs with lyrics that will make ant crowd laugh.

The Harvard professor’s ability to connect abstract scientific ideas to more familiar contexts and applications is legendary. Her bestsellers include Knocking on Heaven’s Door.

FEBRUARY 22-24

FEBRUARY 23

FEBRUARY 27

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers

FEBRUARY 21

ABBA Mania Granada Theater

They have delighted audiences for years, selling out venues around the globe re-creating the musical phenomenon for fans. FEBRUARY 22

Patton Oswald Majestic Theatre

His gifts as a writer and performer are on display in his stand-up, which has been released on award-winning albums and video specials for Netflix and other outlets. FEBRUARY 22

Tom Kimmel, Raquel Lindemann-Nguyen Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse

He’s been playing the folk circuit and writing music since a student at the University of Alabama in the 1970’s, and is currently based in Memphis. FEBRUARY 22

Throwing Shade Sons of Hermann Hall

The weekly comedy podcast is a blast, touching on all phases of pop life, starring hosts Erin Gibson and Brian Safi. *Editor’s Choice Selection 58

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Arlo Guthrie

Romance and Ragtime, Avant Chamber Ballet Moody Performance Hall

Sibelius 5, Fort Worth Symphony

Bert Kreischer

Reverend Horton Heat

The Screwtape Letters

Sibelius noted the inspiration for Fifth Symphony: “Today I saw 16 swans … what beauty!” Also, pianist Stephen Hough performs Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece creates a morally inverted universe that reveals unseen spiritual powers and principalities in humorous, vivid and surprising ways.

FEBRUARY 22-24

FEBRUARY 24

Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The orchestra accompanies the movie on the big screen for what Broadway World calls “(A) film-and-live-music hybrid concert was exactly how these should be done.” FEBRUARY 23

Donavon Frankenreiter Kessler Theater

Now into the start of his second decade as a solo recording artist, the talented surf-rock singer/songwriter remains a tour de force.

John Oates Kessler Theater

As half of the pioneering Hall & Oates he set a tone for pop musicians to follow forever with a long string of hits (“Rich Girl,” “One on One”). FEBRUARY 24-MAY 26

Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist Dallas Museum of Art

The exhibition is dedicated to one of the founding members of the French Impressionist movement through approximately 60 paintings from public and private collections.

The Flesh Eaters

Lisa Randall, SMU Tate Lecture Series

Tamika Mallory, UNT Distinguished Lecture Series University of North Texas (Denton)

She gained national attention as national co-chair for the Women’s March, and as an advocate of gun control, feminism, and the Black Lives Matter movement. FEBRUARY 28

Trampled By Turtles The Rustic

The Americana bluegrass band is a perfect fit for the Dallas bar/performance venue, playing an eclectic brand of alt country songs. FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 2

The Best of The Second City Eisemann Center (Richardson)

The show features best sketches/songs from the group’s history, which was populated by comics including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more.


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Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Winspear Opera House

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Mariah Carey

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With a five-octave range, the glamorous singer has been at the top of the charts, and pop culture for years. The release of her 15th studio album (Caution) means she’s on the road performing new songs, and the music that’s made her a household brand.

MARCH 1

Metric, Zoe South Side Ballroom

The Toronto rockers are touring with the release a new album, Art of Doubt, with Zoé, recently nominated for three Latin Grammys, including Best Alternative Album.

MARCH 2

MARCH 3

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

heels of the release of his memoir Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back ) and his latest album, Warm.

All Roads Lead to Italy: Miró Quartet, Jeff Tweedy, Buck Meek Majestic Theatre Chamber Music Society of Fort Wilco’s singer/guitarist takes a solo turn on the Worth

MARCH 1

They’ve been praised for their musical interpretations, exciting performances, and thoughtful programming played on prestigious stages worldwide.

Kessler Theater

MARCH 2-10

The Zombies Iconic British psychedelic pop legends have returned to celebrate the release of an album, Still Got That Hunger, with vocalist Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent.

Grease

Casa Manana (Fort Worth)

MARCH 1-2

Put on your dancing shoes and hand-jive to the electrifying hits “You’re the One that I Want,” “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin” and more.

Moody Performance Hall

MARCH 2

Kyle Abraham A.I.M. Dancers from various disciplines and diverse backgrounds create movement that is manipulated and molded into something fresh and unique. MARCH 2

Dave Mason & Steve Cropper’s Rock & Soul Revue Majestic Theater

Hall of Fame members from Traffic, and Booker T. and the MG’s respectively, deliver a night of material that fueled a generation’s soundtrack. MARCH 2

Gungor, The Brilliance Kessler Theater

Michael and Lisa Gungor are accomplished songwriters and multi-instrumentalists who blur genres and break expectations with a magnetic sound.

Destined for life in a convent, the Manon meets Chevalier des Grieux, leading to a love affair in Paris. Presented in a semi-staged setting, the melodies of one of Puccini’s earliest scores are brought to life, showcasing the lengths people will go for love.

Igor and the Red Elvises Poor David’s Pub

The Siberian surf rockers produced 12 studio albums, two live albums, a live concert DVD, and a Greatest Hits compilation. MARCH 3 *

How We Love: Meadows Chorale, Diva Dolce, Meadows Chamber Singers Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

Using Beth Nielsen Chapman’s poignant ballad, “How We Love” as inspiration, this concert looks at the many aspects of love’s joys, pains, complexities, and depth.

MARCH 8

Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland Eisemann Center (Richardson)

MARCH 4

Celebrate an American icon with the esteemed vocalist and band performing songs such as “Over the Rainbow,” “Come Rain Or Come Shine,” and “The Man That Got Away.”

Dallas Museum of Art

MARCH 8-10

Texas Bound I, Arts & Letters Live Tiffany Solano DeSena reads “Signs, Wonders, and Fates Fulfilled” by Stephanie Saldaña; Jeffrey Schmidt reads “So Many Lovely Lies” by Andrew Geyer; and G. W. Bailey reads “Let Me Let You Go” by Jamie Brickhouse.

North Texas Irish Festival

MARCH 6-APRIL 14

MARCH 8-9

Wyly Studio Theatre

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist is a fierce, unexpected play that has been taking the theater world by storm since the moment the actors took the stage.

The stand-up comic is author of I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, which was a New York Times Bestseller in 2013.

The Wolves, Dallas Theatre Center

Fair Park

Crowds pack in to celebrate with a series of events including authentic music and dancing, cuisine, as well as Celtic fun and games.

Jen Kirkman

MARCH 8-10 MARCH 7

Kane Brown

Mariachi Los Camperos, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Event Center (Allen)

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Time Magazine named him among the, “31 people changing the South” while The New York Times called him “one of Nashville’s most promising young stars …”

The Grammy-winning ensemble celebrates the rich vocal tradition of Mexico with a lively program featuring the country’s most beloved songs. MARCH 9

MARCH 8

Lukas Graham House of Blues

The Danish pop and soul ensemble features lead singer Lukas Forchammer has garnered positive reviews for songs including “Mama Said.”

Rich Little Arlington Music Hall

It took him years to perfect Sinatra, but only minutes to mimic Dr. Phil. From Schwarzenegger and Stallone, to Nicholson and Eastwood, his impressions are the best. *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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MARCH 15

Bomb Factory

The Chieftains

Her fame took off after the release of acclaimed albums including Same Trailer Different Park, and Golden Hour, which dropped last year. The Texan’s blend of pop and country changed the game for many of the artists who followed in her footsteps.

MARCH 9

Bobby Bare, Melissa Luman Arlington Music Hall (Afternoon)

The Country Music Hall of Famer scored over and over with chart-topping songs such as “Detroit City,” “500 Miles,” “Shame On Me” and many more. THROUGH JUNE 9

Women Artists in Europe From the Monarchy to Modernism

MARCH 12 & 14

Duo Siqueria-Lima, Dallas Allegro Society University Park United Methodist Church, Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth)

Since the beginning, the pair quickly gained national and international recognition and is considered one of the most important Brazilian chamber groups.

Since 1962, the six-time Grammy winners have been recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a global scale. Their music transcends boundaries blending tradition with contemporary flair, notably hailed as among the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.

MARCH 14-15

Mahler’s Titan Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Conductor Laureate Jaap van Zweden returns to conduct Schumann’s lush Concerto for the Piano alongside Mahler’s shimmering, ethereal First Symphony. MARCH 15, 20, 23, 29 & 31

MARCH 14

La Bohème, The Dallas Opera

Dallas Museum of Art

You Me At Six

This exhibition highlights work by female artists between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, including Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Rosa Bonheur, and Käthe Kollwitz.

Granada Theater

The English band’s releases include the snappy “Save It For the Bedroom,” “Kiss and Tell” and “Lived a Lie.”

As Puccini’s most popular work, the sweeping love story balances the heights of romance with the hard truth that happiness can come at a huge cost.

MARCH 10

MARCH 14-16

MARCH 16

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

B, Underwater Bubble Show

Ben Gleib

Inspired by Cirque du Soleil, the show features laser effects, snow cannons, soap bubble tornadoes, smoke-filled soap bubble machines, optical illusions and other surprises.

TBS named him one of their “funniest comedians working today,” and his recent special is currently airing on Showtime.

MARCH 10

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Morgan James Kessler Theater

The Broadway star has performed with Scott Bradlee Post Modern Jukebox, and on albums in homage to The Beatles, and Joni Mitchell.

MARCH 15

The Hunts Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings have been playing music together almost their entire lives. MARCH 15-16

TobyMac

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

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Kacey Musgraves

Strauss Square

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Jeremy Camp, Jordan Feliz, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson and Aaron Cole join the Christian contemporary star with a cache of hip-hop singles.

Winspear Opera House

Bill Maher Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

For more than twenty years, he’s helped set the ever-expanding boundaries of where political correctness and incorrectness can coexist on TV. MARCH 16

Travis Greene Bomb Factory

MARCH 17

The Young Irelanders Eisemann Center (Richardson)

They are all world and Irish national champions in their disciplines of traditional music, song, and dance, performing a St. Paddy’s Celebration for the entire family. MARCH 17

Roberto Tapia The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Born in San Diego and raised in Mexico, the singer is a mighty force in Latin music, and a successful businessman as well. MARCH 17

Keith Harkin Poor David’s Pub

He gained recognition from Grammy-winning producer, David Foster, who signed the Irish as one of his first artists to Verve Records. MARCH 18

Pavel Haas Quartet, Dallas Chamber Music Caruth Auditorium (SMU)

His engaging 2017 release, Crossover: Live From Music City was a hit with the pop audiences and on gospel charts as well.

Gramophone called them “the world’s most exciting string quartet,” as they’ve established themselves as one of the world’s foremost ensembles.

MARCH 16

MARCH 19

Dancing Beyond Borders, Dallas Black Dance Theatre Scott Theatre

It’s billed as “the perfect setting to indulge” in the best performances of the prestigious Dallas dance company.

One Night of Queen Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Since 2002, Gary Mullen and the Works have performed to sold-out audiences with their tribute the legendary English rockers.


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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

MARCH 20

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Spanning two miles, the largest such parade in the Southwest is a blast. Make plans to “go green” for the day enjoying a procession of floats and marchers making the celebration one of the city’s biggest annual street parties with a distinctively Texas twist.

MARCH 19

Arthur Fiedler enjoyed a 50-year run for the symphony, and initiated the annual “holiday pops” series of shows. After the death of John Williams (Star Wars, Jaws) took the reins, followed by current conductor, Keith Lockhart, who leads the iconic New England orchestra.

MARCH 21-24

MARCH 22-23

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Eisemann Center (Richardson)

Hélène Grimaud performs the most poetic of Beethoven’s piano concertos, followed by a trio of Ravel’s works--from the darkly brooding to his most popular.

The troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, lighters and hubcaps to create magnificent rhythms.

MARCH 21-APRIL 7

MARCH 22-APRIL 7

Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Casa Manana (Fort Worth)

Even more than The Beatles, the ultimate West Coast band found through their music the key to unfading youth—and they made copies for everyone.

The annual one-act play festival features six female playwrights from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds articulating the strong female voice in the #MeToo movement!

Each of the performances features elegant, agile sleight-of-hand magic delivered with a wry wit and audience participation.

MARCH 20

MARCH 22

Apollon, La Nuit, et Comus, Dallas Bach Society Moody Performance Hall

The New York Baroque Dance Company joins an evening including brilliant work of Nicholas Bernier composed for the “Nights at Sceaux,” the palace of the Duchesse du Maine. MARCH 20

The Beach Boys Majestic Theatre

The Rightly So Opening Bell Coffee

Bolero, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Down for #TheCount

Jason Bishop: Illusionist

MARCH 22-APRIL 28

Camila, Sin Bandera The Theatre at Grand Prairie

With a vibrant energy and trunk full of Americana music, the Boston duo’s captivating acoustic music blends a beautiful harmony of voices.

Mexico’s premiere pop/rock duo, join the Latin pop legends on the “4 Latidos Tour,” playing big hits and more.

MARCH 20

MARCH 22

Queensrÿche

Stomp

Bubbling Brown Sugar Jubilee Theatre (Fort Worth)

Journey back to the Harlem Renaissance when audiences flocked to the nightclub and the golden age of music to jam, jump, and jive. MARCH 23

Rhonda Vincent

Lisa Loeb Medical Center Lewisville Grand Theater

After forming in 1980, the heavy metal masters have sold over 20 million albums worldwide, including over six million albums in the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal proclaimed the Grammywinning mandolin player, “the new Queen of Bluegrass” … and with good reason.

The Dallas-raised singer/producer/actor/author (“Stay” from Reality Bites) performs two shows: one in the afternoon for kids, and an evening show for adults.

MARCH 21

MARCH 22-24

MARCH 23

House of Blues

Arlington Music Hall

Don Lemon, UNT Distinguished Lecture Jurassic Park in Concert, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Series University of North Texas (Denton)

After stints in local news stations, he landed at CNN where he’s become one of the cable network’s most revered, and controversial anchors.

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Damon Gupton conductor the evening, featuring a screening of the 1993 film with John Williams’ magnificent score performed live to picture.

Black Violin Strauss Square

Combining a daunting array of musical styles and influences, the virtuoso violinists meld highbrow and pop into a single genre-busting act.

MARCH 23

Appalachian Spring, Dallas Chamber Symphony Moody Performance Hall

The Pulitzer Prize-winning work was commissioned by choreographer and dancer Martha Graham in 1944, and continues to thrill audiences. MARCH 24

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp and others join the Pink Floyd mainstay as they perform music from the band’s early stages. MARCH 24 *

P!nk, Julia Michaels American Airlines Center

The multifaceted performer burst onto the scene with chartbuster anthems including “Get the Party Started” and “Just Like a Pill,” selling over 47 million albums. MARCH 26

Ella Mai

House of Blues

The rapidly rising RNB starlet is on The Debut Tour in support of her self-titled debut album, which dropped in October. MARCH 26

Roberto Carlos Toyota Music Factory (Irving)

The Brazilian singer has written more than 600 romantic ballads including “Cama y mesa,” “Lady Laura” and “Llegaste” (recorded with Jennifer López). *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

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A Bowie Celebration: David Bowie Alumni Tour

American Airlines Center

The Thin White Duke’s long tenured band members, including Earl Slick, Bernard Fowler, Mike Garson plus vocalists Corey Glover (Living Colour), Joe Sumner, Gaby Moreno and more, take the stage to pay homage to the late Hall of Fame English rocker and his unforgettable songs.

Winner of four Grammy Awards, the record breaking Canadian singer/actor has sold over 75 million records worldwide. From jazz to pop standards, plus originals, the talented performer has fans in ever corner of the world.

MARCH 26

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MARCH 29-30

MARCH 30

Dallas Museum of Art

Hyena’s Comedy Nightclub (Fort Worth)

Winspear Opera House

The Theatre at Grand Prairie

Her breakout novel, Where’d You Go Bernadette spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list, and will soon be a motion picture starring Cate Blanchett.

He’s been called one of the fastest rising comics in NYC and widely known as one of the best joke writers on the scene today.

The movement based dance ensemble features expansive and eclectic body collaborations with performers, composers, visual artists and filmmakers.

With over 200 million global audio streams, three million Instagram followers, and 250 million You Tube views, they are one of pop music’s biggest breakout stories.

MARCH 29-30

MARCH 30

Maria Semple, Arts & Letters Live

Sam Morril

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MARCH 22

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Ezralow Dance

Why Don’t We

MARCH 29 MARCH 27

The Revivalists South Side Ballroom

In 2016 Rolling Stone named the New Orleans roots rock ensemble one of the magazine’s “10 Bands You Need to Know.” MARCH 27

Buddy Guy House of Blues

He is a living legend, who has played solo and with all the greats. Prepare for an evening of old school blues and axe grinding. MARCH 27-31

‘Till Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 Bass Performance Hall, McDavid Studio (Fort Worth)

Sister is offering hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and the Last Rites, as well as her own version of “The Newlywed Game.” MARCH 28

Bunbury House of Blues

The Spanish singer/songwriter is a global sensation that made his initial mark on the Latin rock scene in the early 1980’s. *Editor’s Choice Selection 62

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Snap Judgment Majestic Theatre

Launched five years ago, the weekly NPR show delivers a raw, intimate view via the world’s finest storytellers, backed by live band.

Twilight & Esmeralda, Last Four Songs, L, Texas Ballet Theater

Impractical Jokers Toyota Music Pavilion (Irving)

MARCH 29

The mixed repertoire performance features: a journey of life and loss; a romantic, neoclassical dream; and a vibrant tribute to Liza Minnelli.

Prepare to laugh when the critically acclaimed comedy troupe, and stars of the truTV’s hit series bring The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour starring The Tenderloins to a Texas stage.

Poor David’s Pub

MARCH 29-30

MARCH 30-31

The son of late Texas Country legend Rusty Weir (“Don’t It Make You Wanna Dance”) is trailblazing his own path in music.

Fair Park

House of Blues

Coby Weir

Bass Performance Hall (Fort Worth)

Big Texas Beer Fest

Taking Back Sunday

MARCH 29

This annual event is gaining steam behind the power of suds. Samples beers, groove to music and have a whale of a weekend.

The Long Island rockers began in the late 1990’s and hit pay dirt with post punk songs such as “Make Damn Sure.”

House of Blues

MARCH 29-APRIL 28

MARCH 30-MAY 12

Wyly Theatre

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Guster

With songs such as “Satellite,” “One Man Wrecking Machine” and “Amsterdam” the 1990’s pop favorite continues to stretch in new directions.

Twelfth Night, Dallas Theater Center

FOCUS: Analia Saban

MARCH 29-30

Shakespeare’s star-crossed, cross-dressing melodic tryst whisks audiences away to a world of scheming outlaws and daring rescues, love triangles, and a unforgettable adventure.

The Los Angeles–based artist takes traditional media, such as paint, marble, and canvas, pushing their limits in inventive ways that merge scientific experimentation with art.

MCL Grand Theater (Lewisville)

MARCH 29-31

MARCH 31

Coppélia, LakeCities Ballet Theatre The memorable comic ballet, performed by the local dance company, features guest artist and native Texan Steven Loch, a member of Pacific Northwest Ballet.

Leslie Odom, Jr. Dallas Symphony Orchestra Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

The Tony-winning star of Hamilton performs is a singular concert experience featuring Broadway, jazz and pop standards.

Art in Bloom Dallas Museum of Art

The Museum’s Art League hosts their signature fundraiser, benefitting the DMA’s education and exhibition programs, as well as the League’s Floral Endowment Fund.


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Dallas Mavericks American Airlines Center

January 7 ​ vs. LA Lakers January 9 ​ vs. Phoenix Suns January 13 ​ vs. Golden State Warriors January 16 ​ vs. San Antonio Spurs January 22 ​ vs. LA Clippers January 25 ​ vs. Detroit Pistons January 27 ​ vs. Toronto Raptors February 6 ​vs. Charlotte Hornets February 8 ​ vs. Milwaukee Bucks February 10 ​vs. Portland Trailblazers February 13 ​ vs. Miami Heat February 22 ​ vs. Denver Nuggets February 27 ​ vs. Indiana Pacers March 2 ​ vs. Memphis Grizzlies March 10 ​ vs. Houston Rockets March 12 ​ vs. San Antonio Spurs March 16 ​ vs. Cleveland Cavaliers March 18 ​ vs. New Orleans Pelicans March 26 ​ vs. Sacramento Kings

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One of Texas’ top running events kicks off the season as thousands gather to tackle a challenging course around Fort Worth.

Schollmaier Arena (Fort Worth)

January 2​​ vs. New Jersey Devils January 4​​ vs. Washington Capitals January 12 ​​ vs. St. Louis Blues January 15 ​​vs. Tampa Bay Lightning January 17​​ vs. Los Angeles Kings January 19 ​​ vs. Winnipeg Jets January 30 ​​ vs. Buffalo Sabres February 1​​ vs. Minnesota Wild February 4​​ vs. Phoenix Coyotes February 19 ​​ vs. Nashville Predators February 21 ​​vs. St. Louis Blues February 23 ​​vs. Carolina Hurricanes March 5​​ vs. New York Rangers March 7​​ vs. Colorado Avalanche March 9​​ vs. Chicago Blackhawks March 15 ​​vs. Atlanta Knights March 17​​ vs. Vancouver Canucks March 19​​ vs. Florida Panthers March 21​​ vs. Colorado Avalanche March 23 ​​ vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

January 5​​ January 15​​ January 23 January 26 February 6​​ February 11​​ February 16​​ February 23​​ March 2 March 4​​

JANUARY 21-22

vs. Baylor Bears vs. West Virginia Mountaineers​ vs. ​​ Texas Longhorns vs. ​​ Florida Gators + vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Kansas Jayhawks vs. Oklahoma Sooners vs. Iowa State Cyclones vs. ​​ Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Kansas State Wildcats

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NCA High School National Championships Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center JANUARY 26

Jiggle Butt Run UTA (Arlington) JANUARY 26

Viking Dash Trail Run Rockwall JANUARY 26

Big D Climb

JANUARY 4-6

Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Bank of America Plaza

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Too Cold to Hold Half Marathon

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Norbuck Park FEBRUARY 9

Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Fair Park

SMU Men’s Basketball Moody Coliseum

MARCH 2

Trinity River Levee Run Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge MARCH 2

Dash For the Beads: 10K & 5K Run, 1-Mile Walk, Costume Contest and Festival Oak Cliff MARCH 2-3

The American Rodeo AT&T Stadium (Arlington) MARCH 14-16

NCWA National Championships Event Center (Allen) MARCH 16

Dash Down Greenville 5K Central Market at Greenville and Lovers MARCH 17

Luck of the Irish Triathlon The Colony

FEBRUARY 9-10

Check out the latest gear and accessories, new models, a custom bike competition, great features, vintage bikes, demo rides and more.

WOGA Classic & Valeri Liukin Invitational The Star in Frisco

JANUARY 10

FEBRUARY 9-10

Conference Centre (Addison)

AT&T Stadium (Arlington)

JANUARY 19

FEBRUARY 10

Thistle Hill (Fort Worth)

Trinity Groves

Hotcake Hustle 10K, 5K & Fun Run

Rodeo Run

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NCA All-Star National Championship

Will Rogers Memorial Center (Fort Worth)

American Airlies Center

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Cowtown Marathon

TCU Men’s Basketball

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DINING

Avanti Ristorante 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.

Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill

7522 Campbell Road, Dallas 972.248.0608 cindisnydeli.com

Cool River Café

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.

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

5100 Belt Line Road, Addison 972.503.7080 canarybygorji.com

The Grill on the Alley

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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

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

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DINING 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

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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

Gaglardi, is now open at The Crescent in Dallas. Moxie’s delivers a unique experience through 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

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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 68

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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

4514 Travis St., Dallas 469.730.2937 lebilboquetdallas.com

Moxie’s Grill & Bar, a premium casual Canadian concept owned by Dallas Stars proprietor Tom

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, Dallas 214.652.4805 omnihotels.com/hotels/dallas/dining/the-owners-box

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


DINING Pyramid Restaurant & Bar

Sambuca

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.

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.

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.

2120 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.744.0820 sambucarestaurant.com

Savor

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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.

RA Sushi

2000 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas 214.306.5597

4140 Abrams Rd., Dallas 214.821.7653

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

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

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Seasons 52 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

Originally built as a schoolhouse in 1927, Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar boasting live music and Dallas’ largest contemporary garden patio. Brunch, lunch, and dinner offerings feature a signature southwestern twist complemented by a brand-new wine menu. Situated in a scenic location of art and architecture in the HARWOOD District. 2501 N. Harwood St., Dallas 214.782.9807 saintanndallas.com

1325 S. Lamar St., Dallas 214.421.1080 nylohotels.com

Stampede 66 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.

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

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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. 311 N Market St # 100, Dallas 214.744.1423

Shinsei

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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.

Texas De Brazil

1717 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.550.6966

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Taverna

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

Toulouse Cafe and Bar 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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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.

Smoke

3312 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.9933

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www.tavernabylombardi.com

Victory Tavern

7713 Inwood Road, Dallas 214.352.0005

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Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

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.

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.

Tei-An

901 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas 214.393.2300 smokerestaurant.com

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.

Soda Bar

1722 Routh St., Dallas 214.220.2828

3314 Knox St., Dallas 214.520.8999

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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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.

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

McKinney Avenue & Blackburn Streets, Dallas 214.219.1144 westvil.com D A L L A S H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

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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

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. 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. 214.987.0838 elementsclothing.com

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. 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas 214.565.0055 abiferrin.com

Five and Ten 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. 60 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.252.0510 shopfiveandten.com

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

Peeper’s American Eyewear

Indie Genius

4400 Lovers Lane, Dallas

APPAREL

469.232.9449

8687 N Central Expy., Dallas

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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.

8687 North Central Expy, Suite 1332, Dallas

INTERMIX delivers a unique point of view and an individualized approach to shopping and personal style.

409 N. Zang Blvd., Dallas 214.941.0075 beindiegenius.typepad.com

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

INTERMIX INTERMIX offers the most sought-after styles from an edited selection of coveted designers. Renowned for their philosophy of mixing on-trend pieces in unexpected ways,

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. 64 Highland Park Village, Dallas 214.522.0352 peepersdallas.com

Pinto Ranch Offering a wide range of exclusive collections, Pinto Ranch, located at NorthPark Center, embodies the romanticism and traditions of the Old West combined with contemporary style and handcrafted quality. Enjoy a selection of premier men’s and ladies’ apparel, hats, belts, buckles and jewelry as well as the largest collection of handmade cowboy boots in the United States. 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas 214.217.6200 pintoranch.com


SHOPPING 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.

HOME DÉCOR

Nest

3010 N. Henderson Avenue, Dallas

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.

972;935.0304

4524 McKinney Ave., Dallas

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214.373.4444

Bernadette Schaeffler Collection

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

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

85 Highland Park Village, Dallas

1616 Hi Line Drive, Dallas

214.780.0555

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Tootsies

6137 Luther Lane, Dallas 214.368.2828 carlyngalerie.com

8300 Preston Road, Dallas

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Gary Riggs Home 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 214.965.9027 samuellynne.com

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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.

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.

Samuel Lynne Galleries

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. 3133 Knox Street

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

214.520.7255 restorationhardware.com

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SPECIALTY STORES Beretta Gallery

4450 Alpha Road, Dallas 214.547.1054 garyriggshome.com

214.696.9993 tootsies.com

Vince

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.

214.559.0033

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.

vince.com

1707 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas

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

502 N. Bishop Ave., Dallas 214.434.1421 homeonbishop.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

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SHOPPING Lucchese Dallas Custom Showroom

Scott+Cooner

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.

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.

1621 Dragon St. 469.857.4400

1617 High Line Dr., #100, Dallas

Neiman Marcus Downtown

scottcooner.com

214.748.9838

Spa In The City

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

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Spa in the City is an exclusive med-spa offering cutting edge and affordable treatments. This unique med-spa is tucked away in the eclectic mix of businesses located on West Lovers Lane in Dallas. Services include injectables, laser treatments, facials, and many other anti-aging services. Stop in for a quick B12 energy booster shot or skin + beauty maintenance! 5009 W Lovers Ln., Dallas 214.238.2551 spainthecitydallas.com

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

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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. Through June 2, 2019. 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

Visit rare masterpieces by Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Poussin, Velázquez, Monet, Picasso, and Matisse; Egyptian and classical antiquities; and Asian, Precolumbian, and African art, housed in two landmark buildings designed by Louis Kahn and Renzo Piano. Admission to the permanent collection is free. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Cardsharps (detail), c. 1595, oil on canvas. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth themodern.org

Discover amazing contemporary works … displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond. Visitors to the Museum can enjoy a fine dining experience in Café Modern’s elliptical dining room or shop for unique gifts at The Modern Shop.

Fort Worth’s Cultural District www.FortWorth.com


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EVENT CENTERS

Bass Performance Hall

Allen Event Center

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

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

7300 Rough Riders Trail, Frisco 972.731.9200

200 E. Stacy Road, Allen 972.678.4646

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

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

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

AT&T Performing Arts Center

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

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Prestonwood Polo & Country Club

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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


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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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Klyde Warren Park

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

Modern Art Museum Fort Worth

970.779.4040 Mark Knight Photography

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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


THE FACTS. THE MYSTERY. THE LEGACY. Explore the story of President John F. Kennedy from the impact of the assassination to his ongoing influence today. SPECIAL EXHIBIT NOW OPEN

Magazine Covers featuring President Kennedy 1963 to 2018 411 Elm Street | Dallas, TX 75202 | 214.747.6660 | jfk.org |

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