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DART to Special Events
Jan. 19 The Garland Symphony Orchestra's 2017-2018 Season features Vienna, City of Music! In January, pianist Lindsay Garritson joins guest conductor Piero Romano in performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Major. The performance is at Granville Arts Center, 300 N. 5th Street. Information: www.garlandsymphony.org.
Jan. 19 Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! On Friday, Jan. 19, it's the annual DMA birthday celebration and a psychedelic evening exploring the world of Yayoi Kusama. Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art is held every third Friday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Information: www.dma.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to St. Paul Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
- Via M-Line Trolley
Jan. 20 Voted the best skyline in the world by USA Today, the Urban Ultra & Marathon showcases some of the best views of the Dallas skyline. The only race that is run entirely on the Skyline Trail, participants will enjoy electric views, party music, food trucks, a flat fast loop course consisting of mostly pavement with a small portion of gravel road, and much more. Since the 10K and 5K races start at 5:30 p.m. in the evening, you can watch the skyline and nightlife come alive as the sun goes down. Finishers can show off their swag and medals while partying afterwards at Trinity Groves, which is next to the start/finish line near the west side of the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge. The Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge is located at 109 Continental Avenue. Information: www.ultraexpeditions.com.
Jan. 20 Enjoy the beloved music and songs of The Wizard of Oz on the big screen accompanied live by the Plano Symphony Orchestra. The film, notable for its musical score and unusual characters, has become an icon of American popular culture. It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It won Best Original Song for "Over the Rainbow" and Best Original Score by Herbert Stothart. The performance is at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. Information: www.planosymphony.org.
Jan. 20 Two years ago, Compagnie Hervé Koubi debuted in Dallas with TITAS Presents and struck the audience speechless, that is until the standing ovation. A French male company with Algerian dancers, they are unique in the TITAS season. Fearless, powerful and masculine beyond belief, Hervé Koubi is a stunningly beautiful dance company. This exceptional company of men will once again demand awe from the audience, and they'll get it. Age Restricted Performance: No children under age 4 permitted. The performance is at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street. Information: www.attpac.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
Jan. 21 Each January the City of Irving holds a special event to recognize and appreciate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year the Irving Parks and Recreation and Irving Arts Center have partnered to present Freedom Riders, a new play with original songs and music produced by Mad River Theater Works. Two performances will be offered on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., in Carpenter Hall. The performances are FREE but are first come, first served with tickets being made available at the theater one hour before show time, day of show. No advance tickets will be offered. Performances are at the Dupree Theater in the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Boulevard. Information: www.cityofirving.org.
- Via DART Bus Route 401 to MacArthur and Finley
Through Jan. 28 Pegasus Theatre presents A Minor Case of Murder at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. World-famous detective and aspiring actor Harry Hunsacker is back, in an all-new adventure! With the help of his best friend (and paid-by-the-hour assistant) Nigel Grouse, and the long-suffering Det. Lt. Foster of the Metropolitan Police, Harry faces one of his most puzzling cases ever. Will good win the day, or will the forces of evil triumph? Information: pegasustheatre.org.
Fort Worth:Through Feb. 3 It's the adrenaline rush coming over a rider when the bucking chute cracks open. It's the seemingly endless hours devoted to practice and preparation and the goosebumps you get when leading the grand champion steer into the ring at the Jr. Sales of Champions. It's Buck, Sweat and Steers and it's right around the corner - Jan. 12 through Feb. 3 - at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Don't miss out on edge of your seat PRCA rodeo action, world-class livestock shows, kid-friendly exhibits, daily live music, a fun-filled carnival midway, daily shopping and more. This thing is legendary! The show is at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive. Information: www.fwssr.com.
- Via Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to Fort Worth ITC Station, then the T's bus route 2, 7 or 57
Note: Last eastbound TRE train to Dallas Union Station departs ITC Station at 10:25 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:55 p.m. on Saturday. No TRE service on Sundays.
Denton:Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information: www.discoverdenton.com.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center. Walk to the Courthouse-on-the-Square.
There's lots to see and do when you ride DART.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.