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Deep Ellum Texas Newsletter for December 1, 2016
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Second Sunday at Sons: Holiday Edition

Sons of Hermann Hall
Sunday, December 11, 2016
6:30pm-8:00pm

The next First Sunday at Sons community hangout is actually the second Sunday, December 11th at the historic Sons of Hermann Hall, 3414 Elm Street. Time for the annual Holiday Party!! Grab some food, enjoy the photobooth and games, meet new friends, and hang out with old ones!

Bring your giving spirit for RAISE THE ARTS! All funds go directly to support arts programs at Uplift Luna Preparatory here in Deep Ellum and MLK Learning Center. Even $5 puts paintbrushes in the hands of children who might not otherwise touch them. These art teachers and students are genuinely empowered by your generosity. Thank you for doing this good work with us. 
Dear Neighbor
2644 Elm Street
November 17 - December 15, 2016
10:00am-8:00pm

In the spirit of connecting and bring the people of Dallas together during a time when it's needed more than ever, an interactive art installation will be launched in Deep Ellum with the singular goal of helping unite our community. We'll invite people to write a note to a neighbor that expresses their gratitude, hopes, dreams or something they love about their community and hang it in our gallery for others to see.

Participants will be encouraged to take photos of their note and share it with #MakeItCommunity.

The gallery will be open to the public from Thursday, November 17th through December 15th. It's free of charge thanks to funding provided by Community Coffee. 
The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase and Ceremony
Showcase: Various Deep Ellum Locations
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Ceremony: The Bomb Factory
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Showcase: On Saturday, December 3rd sample the sounds of over 50 local bands in Deep Ellum, Texas. Shows will be spread across several venues including Club Dada Indoor & Outdoor Stage, The Door, Green Room, Off the Record, Prophet Bar, Reno's Chop Shop, Three Links, and Trees! 

Ceremony: Come together at the 28th Annual Dallas Observer Music Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 6th at 8:00pm. This FREE concert and ceremony at The Bomb Factory is open to the public and is a perfect wrap up to celebrate the Dallas music scene in 2016. 
The Lay of the Land: Installation by Frances Bagley
Kirk Hopper Fine Art
Through Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kirk Hopper Fine Art is pleased to feature a new site-specific artwork by artist Frances Bagley, entitled "Lay of the Land." The exhibit will feature one of Bagley's most impressive works to date and will continue until December 22, 2016. In this installation, Bagley extends her use of visual metaphors and objects in conjunction with considered space to examine a disposition of oblique circumstances in relation to the human condition. 

Holiday Presence #12

Kettle Art Gallery
Thursday, December 1, 2016
7:00pm-10:00pm

In this season of celebrations, Kettle Art presents Holiday Presence #12, our annual art and gift show featuring small works and unique, artisan-crafted pieces made exclusively by local artists. The exhibit runs through December 24. Watch for special announcements throughout the exhibit, artists collaborating on-site, updates on new items, impromptu parties, and extended hours. Artists include Richard Ross, Erin Curry, Brad Albright, Steve & Erin Reeves, Cathey Miller, Clint Scism, Amy Seymour, Jennifer Lafleur, Miguel Aguilar, Hilda LaFleur, Judith Lea Perkins, Justin Clumpner, Amber Campagna, Jeff Skely, George Wallace III and more...Most pieces are less than $100.00 and everything is under $200.00. In the light of the holiday gift-buying season, all pieces are cash and carry. 

Grand Opening

Kitchen LTO
Friday, December 2, 2016
11:00am-11:00pm

Kitchen LTO is so excited to have relocated to 2901 Elm Street in Deep Ellum and invites everyone in the neighborhood to stop by for lunch, drinks or dinner this Friday, December 2nd. We'll be featuring drink specials, complimentary snacks and live painting by our featured artist, Melissa Ellis, with an art raffle benefitting the Deep Ellum Foundation! Stop by on Friday or make a reservation at 214-377-0757  

Opening Reception: As we lie, as we lay

Umbrella Gallery
Saturday, December 10, 2016
6:00pm-10:00pm

Umbrella Gallery presents Cor Fahringer in his solo exhibition As we lie, as we lay, opening Saturday December 10th! Raised a military brat, Fahringer uses his history to question norms of identity and intimacy. Come explore his multimedia installation at the opening reception.

Opening Reception: co | action

500X Gallery
Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:00pm-10:00pm

For this exhibition, we have extended the invitation to a new group of artists/educators/mentors and have asked them to choose a student or mentee with whom to exhibit. The educator-student pair may either collaborate on a new work or display individual pieces side-by-side to visually convey the working relationship or influence. This year's participants include Annette Lawrence, Murielle White, Jim Burton, Austyn Williams, Kim Owens, Kate Colin, Leigh Merrill, and Juan Cruz. 

Now open: The Parlor on Commerce

The Parlor on Commerce
4:00pm-2:00am every day

The Parlor on Commerce is now open for business! We are a neighborhood bar with something for every type of person. Come enjoy our bar snacks, burgers, and sandwiches. 

New Year's Eve Masquerade Party

Kemet Kitchen
Saturday, December 31, 2016
3:00pm-9:00pm

Come celebrate New Year's Eve with a Masquerade Party at Kemet Kitchen! It's going to be epic! Get your costume ready, enjoy great food, drinks, music and positive mature environment. 

Deep Ellum in the news


Deep Ellum's longstanding dive, Adair's Saloon gets the spotlight.
Retail in Deep Ellum is popular with holiday shoppers.
2017 lineup for So What?! is announced. 
Newly arrived Dot's Hop House opens with success as big as its patio. 
Stirr Dallas raises the roof in bar reviews.
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