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December 2018

Dallas in the Time of MKL Exhibit

December 1, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Free

The Civil Rights Movement was a defining moment in the United States. During the 1960s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made two important visits to speak in Dallas. The exhibit focuses on King’s 1963 speech in Fair Park and his 1966 speech at Southern Methodist University. Additionally, we look at a number of Dallas civil rights leaders who were active during this critical decade as Dallas transitioned away from being a segregated city. Sponsored in part by Dallas Tourism Public…

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WILLIAM FAULKNER: THE CLASSIC SHORT STORIES

December 10 - December 19
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St, Dallas
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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William Faulkner published nineteen novels, more than one per year. This class will offer the opportunity to explore an aspect of Faulkner’s work that is richly rewarding and often pushed to the margins. Led by Dr. J. Larry Allums. NOVEMBER 28, DECEMBER 5, 12, and 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

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The Trains at NorthPark

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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November 17, 2018 through January 6, 2019 Hours Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. All Sundays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special hours The exhibit closes on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, and has special hours on: November 23: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. November 24: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. December 15-26: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday Thanksgiving Eve: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Year’s Day: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NorthPark Center, 8687 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75225
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$7

Benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD), and presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark will mark its 20th year at NorthPark Center with more than 750 railcars on a 1,600-foot elaborate configuration of tracks and scenes. Each year, the beloved holiday experience welcomes more than 70,000 and has helped raise more than $13 million for RMHD since its original run in 1987. The Trains at NorthPark features cityscapes like Dallas, replete with the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge…

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Second Thursdays with a Twist: Smiling’s My Favorite

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dallas Museum Of Art, 1717 N Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Take a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Pass through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest to get to the Museum for a night all about the holiday classic Elf. WINTER WONDERLAND, All night: Cut intricate shapes to make our studio into a winter wonderland of snowflakes—just like Buddy does for Gimbles Department Store. SANTA’S WORKSHOP, All night: Make your own Buddy the Elf ornament to add to your holiday decorations.…

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Cheese 101- Winner of D Magazine’s Best of Big D!

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$40

Join us as we nibble our way through the different cheese types. Experience comparative tastings of cheese and out-of-the-ordinary items that will help you focus on the distinct flavors of each cheese type. We will cover the basics on how cheese is made and answer questions about cheese pairing fundamentals. Of course, there will be soothing libations provided to be enjoyed in the relaxing atmosphere of the shop!

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Assembly Line

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dallas Museum Of Art, 1717 N Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Before the 1920s, items we used in everyday life—down to the nuts and bolts—were made by hand. As new inventions and technology made mass production easier, laborers began to work on assembly lines to put products together. Inspired by the changing world featured in the exhibition Cult of the Machine, join the art assembly line to create technical drawings and Xerox transfers.

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Spanish Cheese and Wine

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$40

Discover the cheeses of Spain. We will roam from region to region tasting and talking about each cheese. Deliciously paired wines enhance this exquisite sampling. Join us for a Spanish experience you won't forget!

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Christmas Pipings: A Holiday Concert

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Free

Ryan Anthony, principal trumpet of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, joins Gary Beard, organ/piano, and PHPC’s Artist-in-Residence Bradley Hunter Welch for a free (offering collected) 70-minute concert featuring all your Christmas favorites!

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Holiday Decadence

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50

The holidays are finally here! Come celebrate with us, before making all those New Year resolutions! We plan to open four incredible small production wines and cut into the most interesting and decadent cheeses in the case. You won't want to miss it!

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Magic Tree House’s Holiday Musical: A GHOST TALE FOR MR. DICKENS

December 20 - December 23
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman Street
dallas, TX 75231 United States
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Magic Tree House, the #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time, premieres this large-scale, holiday-themed spectacular in Dallas! Be among the first to see brother and sister duo, Jack and Annie, whisked back in time aboard their magical tree ride to the foggy streets of Victorian England. Their mission: to help the famous writer Charles Dickens overcome a terrible bout of writer’s block. With a little help from three ghost friends, Jack and Annie learn how charity and kindness…

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Big Reds and Cheese – NEW Class!

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 United States
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$50

It can get cold this time of year and the body and mind crave heartier fare. Big reds are crowd-pleasing and meant for winter, but are they meant for cheese? We will explore these gargantuan wines and the cheeses to pair with them.

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