Archive for February, 2014

All Out Trinity Festival Takes Over The River Basin This Saturday

Posted by    |    February 26th, 2014 at 1:52 pm

With all the unused green space available within the Trinity River levees, it’s exciting to see an event like All Out Trinity, organized by the Trinity Commons Foundation and City of Dallas, taking place this Saturday, March 1st, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on and below the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. There are ton of things going on, but here are some highlights:

8 a.m. – Trinity River Levee Run

9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Plein Air outdoor painting

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – RAFT’s Outdoor Market & Beer Garden, and ElmWoof Pop-Up Dog Park under the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Krav Maga & Disc Golf in the Trinity River Basin

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – RISE Adaptive Sports (everything will be handicap-accessible)

12:30 to 3 p.m. – Lacrosse

1 p.m. –  Yoga on the Bridge (kid’s yoga class is also available!)

1 p.m. – Canoe & kayak trips on the Trinity

5 p.m. – Trinity River area photo walk-about tour with Justin Terveen

6  to 8 p.m. – RAFT Riverlight campfires with ArtCon and Boys Scouts of Dallas.

6:30 p.m. – Cocktail tour of Trinity Groves with Phil Romano

From sports to culture to drinking to shopping, there’s something for everyone! The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., so feel free to ride your bike, rollerblade, or skate to the event area. Access points will be clearly visible the day-of, and parking is available along Beckley and Canada Drive, as well as at Trinity Groves. You can see the full list of activities on All Out Trinity’s website. The event benefits the Trinity Commons Foundation.

 

 

Red Arrow Contemporary Celebrates Its Second Birthday With A Scavenger Hunt Through The District

Posted by    |    February 10th, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Two years ago, Red Arrow Contemporary opened its doors at 1130 Dragon Street, bringing Dallas exciting exhibits featuring huge pink inflatables, bent mailboxes imitating Banksy, and fundraising fashion shows. This Saturday, the gallery celebrates its anniversary with a scavenger hunt through the Design District.

The hunt kicks off at 4:30 p.m., and prizes include restaurant gift certificates, nights at the Belmont, and free entertainment passes. RSVP on their Facebook page here.

 

The Pin Show Invades The Goodyear Retread Plant on Feb. 22nd

Posted by    |    February 6th, 2014 at 3:00 am

The Pin Show has long been one of Dallas’ most unique fashion events, combining regionally-made, cutting-edge fashion, underutilized space and live music in one place. This year, the event is setting up shop at 960 Dragon Street on Feb. 22nd, where 24 designers will debut their latest lines on the runway.

This year, each designer will feature six looks, including menswear, women’s RTW, Avante-garde, bridal, jewelry, handbags, intimates, and resort wear. Designers include:

The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and models hit the runway at 8 p.m. Live music from Dallas favorites Bethan and The Effinays will entertain the crowd, as well as jams from DJ Hammertimez.

All ages are welcome and tickets start at $20, increasing to $450 for a VIP table for six. The official after party will be at Candleroom starting at 11 p.m. You can purchase tickets here.

 

The Trinity Center After Hours Kicks Off Next Tuesday

Posted by    |    February 5th, 2014 at 1:53 pm

With many of the Trinity River Corridor projects in full swing, The Trinity Trust has announced that it will debut its monthly After Hours series next Tuesday, Feb. 11th at their 1444 Oak Lawn office.

Join them every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to talk about the developing Trinity River area and ways you can explore the floodway today.