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Deep Ellum Texas Newsletter for February 15, 2017
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Volunteer for the Deep Ellum Arts Festival!
April 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017

The Deep Ellum Village will take place in the heart of the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, and we're looking for individual volunteers and groups of volunteers to get involved. Sign up for one shift or sign up for many! You can sign up here.

Email amanda@deepellumtexas.com with questions.
 
B-sides: New Works by The Color Condition
Umbrella Gallery
2803 Taylor Street
Through March 11, 2017

The Color Condition, otherwise known as the Dallas-based duo Sunny Sliger and Marianne Newsom with special contributions from Vince Young, invite us to experience the common and truly extraordinary world around us with their seriously playful fits of imagination.

B-sides is an exhibition of The Color Condition's wildly beautiful sculptural installations that will illuminate moments otherwise hidden - negative space, sculptural pauses and the life of the inanimate mark. Color, texture, and movement inspire these works in a symbiotic collision of intuition and visualization, a pattern language of delight. The installation seeks not only to transform Umbrella Gallery, but to allow the space - its natural elements and people - to transform the art, letting go of control and bringing it to life.   
 
That 90's Show Opening Night
Dallas Comedy House
3025 Main Street
Fridays and Saturdays
9:00pm

Do you miss the 90s? Long for the days of JNCO jeans, VHS tapes and Crystal Pepsi? Then this sketch comedy show is for you! Every Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm at the Dallas Comedy House, audiences will be transported back to a time when your best friend was a Tamagotchi. Opening night festivities this Friday, February 17th, will include a photo booth and 90s karaoke following the show!  
 
The Pin Show 2017
The Bomb Factory
2713 Canton Street
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Doors open at 6:30pm

The biggest independent fashion event in Dallas returns to The Bomb Factory on February 18. The Pin Show is an annual event that provides a platform for both emerging and established designers and musical talent that aims to create an experience unlike anything before it. Tickets are available today!
 
Deep Ellum Outdoor Market
The Main to Elm cut-through
2646 Elm Street
February 18, 2017
6:00pm-10:00pm

As if you needed another reason to visit Deep Ellum on a Saturday, come shop your favorite local vendors and listen to some live music at the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market this weekend! 

Create and Restored
Deep Ellum Apparel
Deep Soaps
Far Fetched Imports 
Jim's Trophy Shop
PlanetMusic33
Sassy Succulents
Skinny Boy Art
Smada Designs
The One With Wanderlust
The Steampunk Ballroom
The Salsa Texan
Upper Echelon Socks
Wildly
 
Make & Take: Beginner Calligraphy Workshop
Jade & Clover
2633 Main Street
February 19, 2017
3:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for a fantastic night of calligraphy! Please follow the ticketing link and fill out a separate form for each person in your group! We provide all supplies and guidance and the champagne!

$95 per person

Included with each class is a beginner calligraphy kit that you will take home with you! 
 
Deep Ellum Pub Crawl: Mardi Crawl
High & Tight         8:30pm-10:00pm
Wit's End             10:00pm-11:00pm
Twilite Lounge      11:00pm-12:00am
Brick and Bones   12:00am-close

Deep Ellum Pub Crawl presents: Mardi Crawl! Sponsored by Kruto Vodka! Come join us Wednesday, February 22nd for our monthly themed pub crawl. Kruto drink specials all night at every bar. See you there!
 
Contextual Assembly
Kettle Art Gallery
2650-B Main Street
Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00pm-10:00pm

Kettle Art proudly presents 'Contextual Assembly' a group show featuring new works by Corey Godfrey, Hilda Lafleur, Roberta Masciarelli and Amy Seymour. From Corey's soft, yarn focus on stones, to Hilda's psychedelic imagery, to Roberta's recycled constructionist pieces, to Amy's imaginary world of clay, these four artists are united in whimsical, dream-like realities. This show opens on Thursday, February 23 from 7:00pm-10:00pm and runs through Saturday, March 18, 2017.  
 
Girl Scout Cookies!
Uplift Luna Preparatory
2625 Elm Street
Saturday, February 25, 2017
12:00pm-2:00pm

Come get your stash of girl scout cookies from Uplift Luna's girl scout troop! They will be selling cookies right outside of the school on February 25th.
 
Just Ride Dallas Drag Race Preparty!
Local Hub Bicycle Company
2633 Main Street
Friday, March 3, 2017
7:30pm-10:00pm

Get warmed up for the AOT Just Ride Dallas Drag Races on the Continental Bridge on March 4th, by spending Friday night, March 3rd at Local Hub. The evening kicks off with a social ride at 7:30pm followed by Gold Sprints at 8:30pm. PBR and Red Bull will be flowing freely to get your adrenaline going. All proceeds from the entry fee to the gold sprints and raffle will be donated to the Friends of the Santa Fe Trail for trail improvements. They want to plant a lot of trees this year and we want to help make that happen. Sign ups for the gold sprints will take place on the day of and cash/credit will be accepted.

Stay tuned for a special announcement about the prize for the raffle!!  
 
Shakespeare Dallas Pub Crawl
March 4, 2017

To drink, or not to drink? Is that really the question? It's time again for the annual Shakespeare Dallas Pub Crawl, so come celebrate!

Twilite Lounge                               2:30pm-3:25pm
Armoury D.E.                                3:30pm-4:25pm
High & Tight                                  4:30pm-5:25pm
Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop*         5:30pm-6:30pm

Wristbands are $7 for Shakespeare Dallas Members/Season Pass holders and $10 for non-members and get you drink specials and a spot in our Infamous Shakespeare Trivia.

To purchase a wristband, choose the Pub Crawl option under "Select a Production" or you can purchase them at the event. We take cash/checks/credit cards. 

Don your best Elizabethan garb or Shakespeare Dallas tee shirt and come raise a glass to the bard!

*We'll play Infamous Shakespeare Trivia at Uncle Uber's
 
Make & Take: Scrub and Skincare Workshop
Jade & Clover
2633 Main Street
March 5, 2017
3:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for a fantastic night of creating and learning! Please follow the ticket link and fill out a separate form for each person in your group! We provide all supplies and guidance and the champagne! 

$29 per person

Included with each class are the supplies to create your very own scrub that you will take home with you! 
 
First Sunday at Sons
Sons of Hermann Hall
3414 Elm Street
March 5, 2017
6:30pm-8:00pm

The next community get-together, First Sunday at Sons, will feature City of Dallas District 2 Councilmember, Adam Medrano! Meet and greet with our councilmember then hear his report on the city and District 2. There will be Q&A time at the end. 

Dinner provided by Deep Ellum Community Association!
 
ESAC Open House!
East Side Athletic Club
4003 Commerce Street
Saturday, March 18, 2017

We had a great turn out and a lot of fun during our first-ever "Beer and Barbells" Saturday Open House on February 4th.

Next Open House will be on Saturday, March 18th! Our open house events are free to everyone and include a group fitness class, food samples, and beverages. Thanks to Craft and Growler, Power Supply Meals, Total Nutrition, NextGen Wellness Clinic, and CoreHealth Wellness for helping make the event a success. We hope to see you on March 18th! 
Kemet Saturdays!
Kemet Kitchen
2933 Commerce Street
Every Saturday
10:00pm-2:00am

Find live music at Kemet Kitchen every Saturday from 10:00pm-2:00am!  
 
Black Canvas
Kemet Kitchen
2933 Commerce Street
Every Thursday
8:00pm

Join for open mic night at Kemet Kitchen every Thursday at 8:00pm!
 
Vote for your favorite of the 42 Murals!
Now through February 28, 2017 at 4:42pm

The photos are part of the 42 Murals project in Deep Ellum, Texas. Please vote by liking your favorites on Instagram @42Murals. The top 3 murals will be eligible for the following prizes:
1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $2,000
3rd Place: $1,000

Please visit 42 Murals for more information on submissions for the next edition of 42 Murals. 
 
Deep Ellum Urban Garden Space for Rent
At the corner of Good Latimer Expressway and Canton Street
Now available!

If you live or work in Deep Ellum, downtown, or Dallas Farmers' Market, you meet the criteria! Fill out an application to rent a plot at the Deep Ellum Urban Garden (DUG). Garden plots are available and this sign-up season is just in time for fall planting. Learn more about DUG at our Facebook page
 

Upgrade with EllumNet

Now available!

Ellum Net is Deep Ellum's own community fiber internet provider, delivering lightning fast internet speeds for both residents and businesses only to the Deep Ellum neighborhood. We're upgrading the network to 10GB/second, which is 10x faster than AT&T and Google Fiber! We're local, we offer 24/hour live tech support, and we only focus on Deep Ellum so you don't share your bandwidth with all of DFW!

Ask us about free website space for Deep Ellum businesses.  
 

Deep Ellum in the news

122-year-old, Rudolph's Market stays constant through the change.
Two weeks left to vote for your favorite of the 42 Murals!
Armoury DE successfully brings mixed crowds for live music. 
Zatar Lebanese Tapas makes an original addition to Deep Ellum restaurant scene.
The Parlor on Commerce fits right in. 
Deep Ellum Blues Fest comes to The Door on February 24th.
MxPx feels right at home in Dallas.
 
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