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Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Sept. 17

Eric Nadel is best known as the voice of the Texas Rangers, and that’s a bit of an understatement as his inclusion in the Baseball Hall of Fame late last year cemented his status as a national figure. But Nadel somehow finds the time to squeeze another job that’s quite demanding: the music director for Lower Greenville’s Vagabond restaurant.

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Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Sept. 11

The Toadies are currently in the middle of a series of brief acoustic concerts they will be performing both downtown and in Deep Ellum. They kicked things off at 11:30 am, with a rare morning appearance in front of the Winspear. That’s probably either still happening or just wrapping up as I post this.

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Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Sept. 9

As lovely as the music of George Gershwin can be, the proposition of yet another version of a musical as popular and frequently attempted as Nice Work if You Can Get it seems like a risky way to spend an evening. But our critic Lindsey Wilson gave it our highest designation, calling it “beautifully recreated.”

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Things To Do In Dallas This Weekend: Sept. 5—7

The last time Margaret Meehan’s work was at Conduit Gallery in 2012, it became a reference point for what I felt art in this city could accomplish. I really wanted to take some of it home, but I just didn’t know where I could put a glittery punching bag surrounded by lights.

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Things To Do In Dallas Tonight: Sept. 4

Speaking of PBS, Ken Burns recently finished his sweeping take on the obviously intertwined lives of the Roosevelt family, specifically Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin. He’ll be appearing tonight at the Winspear in order to preview excerpts from the film, and I do mean excerpts, because this beast is 14 hours long. However, a legacy as rich and complicated as this one is deserving of such a generous running time.

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Things To Do In Dallas This Labor Day Weekend

If you must leave the house, it should be noted that admission to the Dallas Arboretum is only five dollars today. Let’s not kid ourselves that September is any more kind to us than August, temperature-wise, however. 99 degrees is the projected temperature for Monday. Still, a little little sweat never got in the way of a good time. Be safe, Dallas.

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