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All the best of what to do during this year's edition of Dallas' biggest annual event.
In addition to music by Mozart, Debussy and Schubert, Marc-André Hamelin will perform his own variations on Paganini’s famous theme at this Bass Hall recital. With technical prowess and artistic creativity, Hamelin promises to be a stunning season opening guest for the Cliburn Foundation. --Catherine Womack
If it's true that everything is bigger in Texas, than nothing is bigger than the State Fair. How many other state fairs boast a 55-foot tall talking cowboy statue, much less one built to replace the last towering cowpoke after its spectacular immolation?
Look for fried everything -- new delicacies this year include a pricey fried lobster and a bacon margarita -- and a number of daily new shows and attractions, including an exhibition about the history of Texas music and a pyrotechnic-heavy "illumination sensation." The usual suspects (midway games and rides, livestock shows, rodeo events, car shows, and such) will be back in full force. A new "Thrifty Thursdays" intiative makes it an ideal time to go for deals on some of the fair's favorite eats, but you can't go wrong spending any day of the week at one of the biggest events of the year.
This exhibition, organized by the Dallas Mexican American Historical League, features more than 100 years of photographs of Mexican American members of the U.S. military. The exhibition also features recorded interviews with veterans, and helps honor the memory of so many who have served.
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