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Dallas Innovates Calendar for the week of Oct. 19

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details. 


THURSDAY, OCT. 19

EXHIBITION TALK: TRUTH: 24 FRAMES PER SECOND
Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
7 – 8:30 p.m.

Gavin Delahunty, the Hoffman family senior curator of contemporary art at the Dallas Museum of Art, will host a conversation with the artists behind the first major exhibition in the museum’s history dedicated to time-based media, Truth: 24 Frames Per Second, according to the event website. Inspired by film and video holdings of the museum, the conversation will delve into contemporary themes, such as race relations, political unrest, sexual identity, and the media. Artists of Truth are Dara Birnbaum, Ben Rivers, and Anne Tallentire.

Tickets are $5.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

THE BUSINESS OF BEER
Four Corners Brewery, 1311 S. Ervay St., in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

Four Corners Brewing Company co-founder Greg Leftwich will discuss all things surrounding business and brews in this event.

Tickets are $50.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

THE DOERS CAMPFIRE
HOWDO, 4827 Memphis St., in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Return to summer camp nights around the campfire, but take out the ghost stories, and add in the booze, according to the event website. The event is meant to ignite your next big idea through a little adventurous R&R: one part whiskey/beer from Fruition Hospitality and 3 Nations Brewing Co. and another part BBQ by 18th & Vine. Then, add in a little live music by local artist Ryan Berg, a denim pop-up shop by Deep Ellum Denim, beard shaping and express facials by Blade Craft Barber Academy, and a photo booth set up by Photo Wagon.

Tickets are $5.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 20

DALLAS WOMEN’S FOUNDATION 32ND ANNUAL LUNCHEON
Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
10:30 a.m. VIP reception, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Luncheon

Dallas Women’s Foundation combats poverty and invests in the lives of women through its philanthropic efforts. This year, the 32nd Annual Luncheon will feature one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Dr. Hope Jahren. She is an award-winning geochemist and geobiologist, best-selling author of Lab Girland advocate for gender equality rights.

Tickets are $500 – $1,000.
Seats are limited. Contact Ashley Lindsay at 214-525-5311 for reservations.

CREATIVE MORNINGS DALLAS
The Wax Space, 1300 S. Polk St., Suite 201, in Dallas
8:30 – 10 a.m.

See how artist Kyle Steed is breaking the rules of the art world at Creative Mornings as the event series celebrates its second year of being in Dallas. Steed creates unique pieces of self-reflection with the “mentality of seeing the way things are, but not accepting it as the way things have to be,” according to the event website. Enjoy espresso from Mudleaf Coffee and breakfast bites.

Free
Register and find more information here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 20 – SATURDAY, OCT. 21

2017 FALL OPEN STUDIOS
Continental Gin Building Studios, 3309 Elm St., in Dallas
6 – 10 p.m. Friday; 2 – 8 p.m. Saturday

More than 50 local artists will be showcased at this bi-annual event across the three-story Continental Gin Building. Art patrons, appreciators, and artists alike are invited to join the celebration of the largest North Texas artist community. 

Free
Register and find more information here.


SATURDAY, OCT. 21

FLEA STYLE DALLAS FALL SHOW
Dallas Market Hall, 2200 Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Get your vintage fix in at the market with more than 200 vendors to shop from. The event will include food, cocktails, kid-friendly activities, and a book-signing by Alli Koch, the best-selling author of How To Draw Modern Florals.

Tickets start at $5.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

TEXAS VEGGIE FAIR
Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave., in Dallas
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Texas’ largest VegFest welcomes veggie lovers and their pets for another year of celebration surrounding plant-based lifestyles. This event will include food from an array of vendors including Cinnaholic, Holy Kombucha, and Reverie Bakeshop. There also will be a chef demo by vegan chef and author Eddie Garza, live music from Grey “The Vegan Rapper,” a vegan beer garden by Trinity Hall Irish Pub, and many other family-friendly events and activities. 

Free
Find more information here.

RICOCHET17
Various venues across the city of Richardson
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In the spirit of October being National Arts and Humanities Month, the Arts Incubator of Richardson and various businesses are hosting a citywide event to celebrate arts and creativity. According to the event website, performing artists will range from singers, dancers, and actors to painters, storytellers, and jugglers. 

Free
Find more information here.

ARTSGOGGLE
various venues along Magnolia Avenue from 8th to St. Louis avenues in Fort Worth
noon – 10 p.m.

Near Southside, Inc. will host its annual gathering of artists and musicians.Peruse creative work by regional artists and enjoy live entertainment on stages throughout the area. Attendees also can participate in public art projects. 

Free
Find more information here.

 


SATURDAY, OCT. 21 – SUNDAY DEC. 31

JOURNEY TO SPACE
Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St., in Dallas
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Want to feel like an astronaut for the day? Take-off from Earth at the Perot Museum. This exhibition takes you as close to space as you can get with its unique hands-on experience that invites you to take a journey through space through sight, touch, and smell. You’ll have an opportunity to see what it feels like to be in orbit aboard a space station and even encounter some the same challenges that astronauts face.

Tickets start at $20.
Purchase tickets here.


MONDAY, OCT. 23

UT DALLAS STUDENT STARTUP INTERNSHIP FAIR
Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, in Richardson
7 – 9 p.m.

The University of Texas at Dallas is calling upon local startup companies looking for entrepreneurial interns. This internship fair will connect a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students attending UTD to startup companies in North Texas. 

Free
Register and find more information here


TUESDAY, OCT. 24

BLOCKCHAIN BOOTCAMP
Alamo Drafthouse, 1005 South Lamar St., in Dallas
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Experts in blockchain and cryptocurrency are coming together for a one-day Blockchain Boot Camp. The Boot Camp, produced by Unorthodox Perspective LLC., aims to give attendees a top-down view of the technology. The lineup includes Cody Marx Bailey, founder of XRAM Capital and North Texas Blockchain Alliance; Jones Day; Winstead PC; Strait Capital, Blockchain Global Advisors; and Roger Wilco Agency. The companies will give hour-long talks on how blockchain tech can be applied to your business through use cases and more. 30% of the profits from the event will go to the North Texas Blockchain Alliance (NTBA) to help boost this new organization into action, according to a release. 

General admission is $499.
Dallas Innovators may use the code “NTBA” for 40% off.

Find more information here.

ALIEN WORLDS
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Are you a science fiction fan? Explore what it means to be human by exploring the alien worlds of other planets. Selected works are a blend of classics with exciting works by newer authors, too.

Tickets are $35.
Purchase tickets and find more information here

FIVE-STAR BUSINESS MIXER
Toyota of Irving, 1999 W. Airport Freeway., in Irving
5:30 – 7 p.m.

The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce invites you to grow your network in a relaxed setting and connect with professionals in the DFW area.

Free for members and first-time guests. Tickets are $10 for non-members.
Register and find more information here


THURSDAY, OCT. 26

TEXAS E-COMMERCE SUMMIT
Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas

Educational convention for e-commerce professionals. 

Each ticket to the Texas E-Commerce Summit provides full access to every panel, roundtable, social event, and networking session.

Here’s what to expect, according to the event website:

  • Focused networking opportunities and educational panels including 100 Texas based online retailers.
  • Speakers providing interactive content, going beyond the 101 level on subjects including engagement, loyalty, post-purchase, security, social media, and digital marketing.
  • Delegates from across industries and a format of open engagement and networking.

 

Tickets are $600.
Find more information and purchase tickets here.

FORT WORTH BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
Riley Center at Southwestern, 1701 W. Boyce Ave., in Fort Worth
6 – 8:30 p.m.

Listen to the top three finalists’ pitches in the 2017 Fort Worth Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Capital One. The finalists, Esos Inc., Jollitot, and Myconi Technologies, will also be awarded at this finale.

Free 
Register and find more information here


SNEAK PEEKS

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

DALLAS BIKE RIDE
Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla St., in Dallas
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your own bike, or utilize any of Dallas’ new bike-share companies and head to City Hall Plaza where 20 miles of car-free streets and endless fun awaits the whole family. Enjoy views of the Dallas skyline not normally visible to bicyclists, en-route entertainment, and food and beverage vendors along the way.

Youth tickets are $30 and standard tickets are $60.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


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