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Holiday ATT The Center | AT&T Performing Arts Center Celebrates Christmas

16 Nov

There’s a whole lot going on for the Holidays at The AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas! Take a look at what’s lined up for Holiday At the Center:

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

For the second year AT&T PAC will be hosting their tree lighting ceremony on December 2, from 5:00 to 9:00pm in Sammons Park. Enjoy carriage rides, photos with Santa, live holiday music performances, children’s activities and for a grand finale, the lighting of a 30 foot Christmas Tree in the Performing Art Center’s Sammons Park. This Free event is open to the public with holiday treats available for purchase. Stay warm or just enjoy the taste of the holidays with hot chocolate, eggnog and cookies.

HOLIDAY TOURS OF THE WINSPEAR

Enjoy a Free guided tour of Winspear, a 2,200 seat opera house that was designed by Foster and Partners. Included in the tour you’ll get: Winspear history, 5th floor balconies that overlook the entire Arts District, a peak in the Opera Chamber and Orchestra Pit, Starlight Chandalier, Stage front, the Red Glass Winspear Drum, Curtain Wall, the Grand Staircase, the Annette Strauss Square and the Donor Reflection Pool. Please meet in the Winspear lobby for the 30-45 minute tour, at the following times:

Thanksgiving Public Tours
Wed, 11/23 ……11am & 1pm
Fri, 11/25 ……11am & 1pm

Christmas Public Tours
Tues, 12/20 ……1pm
Wed, 12/21 ……1pm
Thur, 12/22 ……1pm
Tues, 12/27 ……1pm
Wed, 12/28 ……1pm
Thur, 12/29 ……1pm

New Year’s Public Tours
Tues, 1/3 ……1pm
Wed, 1/4 ……1pm
Thur, 1/5 ……1pm


HOLIDAY CONCERTS

Wednesday, December 7
Charlie Daniels Band – Country, Rock, Bluegrass, Blues and Gospel all in one Southern styled show :: Click here for Tickets

Sunday, December 11
Linda Eder – A plethora of Broadway, pop, country and jazz sounds in one captivating contemporary voice :: Click here for Tickets

Friday, Dec 16 & Saturday, Dec 17
The Second City Dysfunctional Holiday Revue – a fast pace 45-minute interactive show of social and political satire, scenes both scripted and improve with Christmas carols and hilarity by The Second City Touring Company
Click here for Tickets

Holiday At The Center Dec 2 - Jan 5

All Holiday Shows/Concerts take place at the Winspear Opera House.

Address for Holiday At the Center:
2403 Flora Street, Dallas (corner of Flora and Leonard)

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Sunset Screenings Every Month the AT&T Performing Arts Center

21 Aug

From August through November the relatively new AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas is having Free Sunset Screenings every 3rd Saturday of the month in Strauss Square. Sunset Screenings begin showing at about sunset time, but we know that time changes as we transition into fall so check below for the schedule. The free outdoor shows, presented by the Dallas Film Society allow North Texans to come and relax in the Arts District while viewing a movie. If you haven’t been able to enjoy this trendy new downtown venue, here’s good reason to. There are only 500 reserved seats in chairs in the front of the lawn so the remaining seats will be on the lawn. That means you might carry your own lawn chair just in case or RSVP here so they know that you’re coming!

Watch a Free movie in Strauss Square at Sunset

Being that it’s summer in August in DALLAS, the only thing preventing the Sunset Screenings from taking place is if a Heat Advisory has been issued for that day or if the temperature is expected to be 100 degrees and up. We don’t want anyone passing out! Plus you will be miserable sitting outside when it’s THAT hot. The good news is that once we get into the Fall months it will be a lot cooler. In fact, check out the lineup for AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Sunset Screenings this year:

August 20: “Exit Through the Gift Shop” (8:30pm)

September 24: “Waiting for Guffman” (8:00pm)

October 15: “Almost Famous” (7:00pm)

November 19: “Walk the Line” (7:00pm)

*To watch trailers, RSVP or learn more about each movie/documentary click here!

Thanks to the Dallas Film Society you can enjoy 4 Free movies over the next 4 months and enjoy the view AT&T Performing Arts Center in the District Arts area. The Dallas Film Society is a non-profit organization that celebrates films as well as their impact on society. Not only do they recognize and honor filmmakers who enhance the creative community, but they also provide educational programs to students to help them develop a better understanding of the role of film in today’s world. The Dallas Film Society promotes the City of Dallas and its commitment to the art of filmmaking so join them in celebrating film at Sunset Screenings every 3rd Saturday of the month from now through November!

The only catch to this Free event is that you cannot bring your own food and drinks into Annette Strauss Square, but concession stands have refreshments available for purchase.

Address:
Strauss Square
2403 Flora
Dallas, TX 75201

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