Hey Dallas & Fort Worth! What are you doing this weekend?
The Out of the Loop Fringe Festival will be at the Addison Conference and Theater Centre beginning March 6th all the way through March 16th! Over the past 13 years, WaterTower Theatre has hosted more than 100 artists and companies in its nationally acclaimed 10-day fringe festival of music, dance and theatre. Now recognized as one of the most important fringe festivals in the country, the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival has been instrumental in providing a forum for new works, new artists and emerging voices in the arts. Seven world premieres highlight this year’s festival as well as 12 new artists/companies making their Festival debut, plus several returning favorites. The Festival will include dance, theatre, cabaret artists and visual arts, and a play produced by WaterTower Theatre. For more information, click here.
The 2014 South by So What?! returns to Grand Prairie Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 14-16! Head out to QuickTrip Park (1600 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX) to attend this amazing music festival featuring over 100 bands including The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bring Me The Horizon, Of Mice & Men, Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada, The Story So Far, Between The Buried & Me, August Burns Red, Motionless In White, We Came As Romans and Mindless Self Indulgence, and much more! For more information, click here.
It is time for the Spring Break Block Party 2014 presented by the Dallas Arts District! Friday, March 14th the Dallas Arts District will close down Flora and Harwood for the party. The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas Museum of Art will all hold their monthly special events in conjunction with this special event. Attendees can grab dinner or dessert from gourmet food trucks lining the streets as you enjoy all three museums and participate in special activities, live concerts, guided tours, films and more. For more information, click here.
The Dallas Mavericks present the 35th Annual Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival Saturday, March 15 starting at 11am! The St. Patrick's Day Parade is a Dallas tradition, and it features fun floats, bands, green as far as the eye can see and beer - oh, yes, there will be beer. All parade proceeds benefiting the GAABA Scholarship Fund. For more information, click here.
The 2014 Walk the Light Arts Festival will be in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill Saturday, March 15th from noon to 10pm! Walk the Light, a non-profit arts organization in Dallas, will present its 4th annual free arts festival, "Where Old Meets New." The festival will include over 50 artists of various genres, including performing arts, glass work, handmade jewelry, culinary arts and more to honor Cedar Hill's rich heritage and provide platform to local artistry. There will also be free art activities, letting kids create music, paintings, paper crafts and more; Der Lufthühlers, a group of vintage Volkswagen enthusiasts, hosting a VW Car show; food trucks and more. For more information, click here.
The Hip Hop Cowboys’ Heaven & Hooves Spring Rodeo returns to Mesquite! On Saturday, March 15, at 7pm, come to the Mesquite Arena (1818 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX) for the country’s first rodeo to combine gospel and hip hop music with the extreme sport of rodeo. Heaven & Hooves: Hip Hop Cowboys' Third Annual Spring Rodeo will be hosted by David Mann, best known as Mr. Brown from Tyler Perry's movies, and will also include a special appearance by Tamela Mann. Kid-friendly entertainment will include a calf scramble for a cash prize that children at the event can participate in for free. Also, an exhibition of the best local "kid cowboys" will include mutton bustin', calf riding and junior bull riders. For more information, click here.