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Omni Hotel Dallas, The Big Freeze, and YouPlusDallas

Posted by    |    April 26th, 2012 at 11:09 am

Today through Sunday April 29, the new Omni Hotel Dallas will be hosting hundreds of influential meeting planners from across the nation for the Grand Opening Experience. The meeting planners will get to experience the best of Dallas: visiting Texas Motor Speedway, touring Southfork Ranch with Dallas star Larry Hagman and a Dallas Cowboys Stadium tour among other exciting experiences and musical appearances from Tim Halperin and Jack Ingram.

Sounds pretty cool, eh? Here’s how we look at it: impress meeting planners + meetings eventually planned in Dallas = awesome economic impact for our city.

YouPlusDallas videographers & co will be on scene tweeting about Omni Dallas events and bringing you a video recap of the best of the Grand Opening Experience.

One of the first events for the meeting planners is happening today, and it’s called The Big Freeze. You’re probably familiar with The Big Freeze 360-degree camera experience from the Grammys, Golden Globes, and other glamorous Hollywood events. Our crew set up the Big Freeze at the Omni this morning, and meeting planners will be walking the red carpet today before having their image taken by the famous camera. Check out our set up pictures of the big freeze, and make sure to follow us on twitter @youplusdallas Omni Hotel Dallas at @omnihotels #Dallas #OmniEvent and @OmniMeetings.


Stephen King Kicks of Book Tour to Benefit Sixth Floor Museum

Posted by    |    November 2nd, 2011 at 12:36 pm

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“If you could change history, would you?” Stephen King asks this question in his new novel, 11/22/63. The book tour kicks off with a benefit for the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas on Thursday, November 10.

11/22/63, which hits shelves November 8, is about a time traveling English teacher who tries to prevent Oswald from aiming that fatal shot. The book, which required an incredible amount of research to accurately portray the late 1950s and early 60s, is a departure for the novelist who is most famous for causing night terrors and goose bumps.


McKinney Avenue Contemporary presents Pamela Henderson

Posted by    |    September 21st, 2011 at 12:16 pm

On September 22, visitors to Mercantile Coffee House will have an exclusive opportunity to view and interact with contemporary paintings in a non-traditional atmosphere. Mercantile Coffee House has teamed up with the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) as a part of their community outreach program. The partnership fosters up-and-coming talent with monthly exhibitions in an effort to cultivate contemporary artistic vision in downtown Dallas.


Crow Collection After Dark

Posted by    |    August 10th, 2011 at 3:12 pm

The deeply religious in nature, sacred art form, also known as Tibetan art, dates back to the 11th century. But that doesn’t mean that this century doesn’t get to experience its compiled masterpieces influenced by different cultures across the globe.

The Crow Collection After Dark, Friday August 19, in The Arts Plaza of Downtown Dallas is hosting an evening exhibit of the Mystical Arts of Tibet. It will be a sight to see but will also have activities to partake in, such as making your own sand paintings, prayer flags, and Tibetan friendship scarves.


You+Pics: AHA’s Start! Heart Walk

Posted by    |    September 11th, 2010 at 2:06 pm

You+Pics: The American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk