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District After Dark – October 19

17 Oct

This Friday when the sun sets and the cool night air sweeps over the city, a plethora of light installations, public art and illuminating performances will brighten up the Dallas Arts District. This night of Free public art features 10 different artists and a glimpse into Aurora 2013, coming October next year!

District After Dark will commence at 6:00pm on Friday evening, October 19th. This is just one of the great attractions of the District’s Art in October series. Roam Dallas museums and venues like the Wyly Theatre, Nasher Sculpture Center, Crow Collection and DMA until the wee hours of the night. Here’s everything you can look forward to at this After Dark festival:

Head down to the Dallas Arts District Friday night (6pm til about midnight) for the FREE District After Dark event. Come dressed up in a glow-in-the-dark costume to the Crow Collection of Asian Art between 7:30 and 9:30pm and have your photo taken and uploaded to the Dallas Arts District Pinterest page for their Pinterest Costume Contest. The costume contest will continue at the Kylde Warren Park Grand Opening celebration also on October 28th, so you have two opportunities for getting your Pinterest costume pic taken! Winners of the costume competition receive tickets or gift certificates to Arts District venues, restaurants and performances as well as free museum passes.

Live At Aloft Festival 2012 | aloft Hotel Downtown Dallas

17 Oct

This Friday and Saturday, October 19 & 20, Aloft Downtown Dallas will host the Live at Aloft Hotels festival! Dallas’ very own Meiko, The Dunwells, Johnny Stimson, HITS and Martin Harley will perform at this Free event. The first annual Live Aloft Hotels Festival is fit for the swank, funkadelic audiences of the Dallas area who can truly appreciate emerging talent in a luxurious, upbeat setting.

Up and coming artists get to showcase their talent from the intimate stage of the Aloft Dallas’ w xyz bar. This new pop-culture event to take place right downtown will bridge the gap between music lovers and on-the-verge artists. The 2012 Live at Aloft Festival has some miraculous breakout bands and singer-songwriters on the lineup for Friday and Saturday:

The Dunwells: British pop/alternative band from Leeds who blend American roots music with English rock — Performing Saturday night

Johnny Stimson

HITS: gritty yet sleek New York City band and winners of the 2012 Project Aloft Star talent competition — Performing Saturday night

Johnny Stimson: Dallas native who returns to his hometown performing new single “A Million Years” —
Performing Friday night

Martin Harley: singer-songwriter and Blues guitarists who ranks as #1 iTunes in U.S., with first solo album & single “Mojo Fix” — Performing Saturday night

Meiko: pop songbird who’s record is #1 in Japan, and has songs on hit TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, The Hills, One Tree Hill & Pretty Little Liars — Performing Saturday night

Return to your first love, music, by attending the two-day Live at Aloft Hotel concert series held in downtown Dallas. It’s free to attend, but you must RSVP. Not only will you have some cool new music to checkout and something fun to do Saturday night, but you’ll be doing it in one of Dallas’ most chic urban hotels. Mix, mingle and enjoy memorable music at w xyz bar/ lounge at Aloft Hotel Downtown Dallas. Doors open at 7:00pm Friday night and 6:00pm on Saturday night!

RSVP for the 2012 Live at Aloft Festival!

Aloft Dallas Downtown Hotel | 1033 Young Street, Dallas 75202

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