Verdigris Ensemble in SHAMS

Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience!

Verdigris Ensemble performs SHAMS, a unique musical and visual collaboration with the Crow Museum of Asian Art.

This powerful performance incorporates 16 voices, a string quartet, pre-recorded sounds, visual projection, and staging.SHAMS boasts the most extensive collection worldwide of Rumi (13th-century Persian mystic) poetry set to music in its original Persian (Farsi) language.

A powerful performance three years in the making, featuring:

  • Music by Sahba Aminikia
  • Poetry from the original text, Divani Shams, by Iranian American author Zara Houshmand.
  • Art by Kevork Mourad
  • Performed by Verdigris Ensemble of 16 voices
  • String Quartet by Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • Conceived and directed by Sam Brukhman

Performance Dates: April 14-16, 2023
Moody Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District
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Lights Your Holidays in the Dallas Arts District

Reliant Lights Your Holidays

The AT&T Performing Arts Center presents its annual holiday celebration, Reliant Lights Your Holidays on Saturday, December 4 at the Winspear Opera House on Flora Street in the Dallas Arts District. The family-friendly holiday event is FREE, but you must RSVP in advance to receive general admission tickets.   RSVP for Reliant Lights Your Holidays.

Bring your entire family for an evening of holiday magic and music as Reliant lights up the holiday season at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. They will be illuminating the Center’s campus with brilliant LED lights to celebrate the arrival of the holiday season. 

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Chinese New Year Festival in Dallas Arts District

Chinese New Year by Brian Yap

The Dallas Arts District and the Crow Collection of Asian Art will play host to a fabulous Chinese New Year street festival on February 13, 2016. [Read more…]

Fall Block Party at One Arts Plaza

Sunday, October 30, 2011
12 – 4 p.m.
One Arts Plaza
1722 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201-2535
Admission is free and open to the public.

As part of the Dallas Arts District’s Art in October Celebration, One Arts Plaza will host its second annual Fall Block Party on Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 12 pm to 4 pm. You and your family will enjoy a variety of live entertainment featuring Hunter Sullivan and his jazz band and specialty food and drink demonstrations from foodie favorites Tei-An, The Commissary, Screen Door, Fedora and Jorge’s.

Bring the kids, because there will be plenty of  family friendly activities like face painting. Downtown dwellers and nearby residents can also stroll through the farmer’s market vendors, located throughout the plaza  and  taste a variety of food and drink samples from local favorites including Ben E. Keith beer, John McClung Hasty Bake Grills demonstrations, Virtuoso wine, Round Rock honey and Jorge’s cigar bar. Additionally SPCA of Texas will be on-site and dog owners can bring their canine friends out for the dog Halloween costume contest!

Fall Block Party at One Arts Plaza

The One Arts Plaza restaurant bar managers will kick off the afternoon with a creative Halloween Spirits competition at 1 p.m. and Hunter Sullivan will hit the stage at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

About One Arts Plaza

Located at the eastern edge of the Dallas Arts District at the end of Flora Street (1722 Routh Street), One Arts Plaza is a downtown destination for luxury urban living, business, dining and entertainment.  Restaurants include Jorge’s Tex-Mex Café, Screen Door, Fedora, The Commissary and Tei-An.

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