Culture

50th Annual YMCA Turkey Trot
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For fifty years, generations of family and friends have come together to begin their Thanksgiving Day in a fun and healthy way. From a humble beginning with just over 100 runners, to today, a multi distant event with more than 25,000 participants gathering in the heart of downtown, the Trot has become a Dallas signature [...]

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Comic Relief
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This silly, provocative and fun video showed up in my steam a few weeks ago. I have never laughed so hard and cried so much at the same time. For this is the Dating world Of the 2017 millennials. Pretty darn wild. Social Media and NOW! Do we live in a world of past experiences? [...]

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Dallas Lantern Festival
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At The Lantern Fest, thousands of revelers join together armed with lanterns for one unforgettable spectacle. Before sundown friends and families can enjoy food, live music, a stage show, familiar princesses, face painters, s’mores, balloon artists and more. Then, when the time is just right, everyone will light the sky with our highest hopes and [...]

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Restaurant : Gold Rush Cafe
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Underground breakfast and lunch in the Hood. You know a place is good when they don’t need a website or social media presence. Gold Rush has been open for 35 years and I don’t think the prices have gone up since. You’ll find diners of all age ranges. It’s breakfast at your mom’s kitchen. You [...]

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Cooking Class with Chef Stephan Pyles and Susana Trilling
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At Stephan Pyles Flora Street Café in Downtown Dallas’ Arts District, Chef Pyles has created Elevated Modern Texas Cuisine in an intimate, modern, sleek and posh setting with meticulous attention to detail from execution of service to food and beverage and design. Sophisticated dishes combining Texas ingredients and modern techniques join with intuitive, individualized, highly [...]

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Joan Didion Documentary
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While the whole world devours Stranger Things 2, a brilliant documentary on writer and cultural icon, Joan Didion, may have flown under your radar. Streaming on Netflix, Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold is directed by the celebrated essayist’s nephew, Griffin Dunne, and charts her incredible life and career over more than 50 years. [...]

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Fall Architectural Tour – Frank Welch in Dallas
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Join Preservation Dallas for a decade by decade look at Frank Welch’s body of residential projects in Dallas. The timeline will take us from the 1960s up to Welch’s contemporary projects that were completed before his passing in June. The tour line up kicks off with the 1990 Shaw House on Meadowbrook Drive, and will [...]

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The Best Art and Culture in Big D @ SMU
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Do you crave culture? Gail Sachson, cultural champion extraordinaire, will share an up-to-the-minute guide to Dallas’ best sites, sounds, and scenes. Whether you are a new arrival, or are simply looking for new ways to connect to our city, let Gail be your guide to discover Dallas’s “cultural capital.” SMU Continuing and Professional Education (SMU CAPE) makes [...]

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Statler Hotel
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Excited!!! I waited 18 years for this project to come to fruition and I was able to attend the opening of this famous Dallas landmark Tuesday Morning. Pure Mid Century Brilliance. Now 159 Hotel rooms and 240 residential apartments. Contact me for a private Residential Lease Viewing! Original completed in 1956 at a cost of $16 million, [...]

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5017 Swiss Halloween Decorations
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Last Thursday night our company had a few Open House Happy Hours. One is a fantastic Contemporary Located at 7326 Lakewood Blvd and another is a Classic Jeffersonian Reproduction on 5527 Swiss Ave. While on my way to the Swiss Avenue gathering I passed this amazing scene and I thought to myself WOW, now I’m seriously getting excited HALLOWEEN! [...]

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