Mar 12 2017

Downwinders at Risk: College of Constructive Hell-Raising - Dallas (Jan. 17-May 23)

Jan 17 2017 - 7:00pm to May 23 2017 - 9:00pm
Meadows Conference Center
2900 Live Oak
Dallas , TX

A continuing education course on community organizing featuring veteran organizers from a variety of social justice movements. Hosted by DFW air quality watchdog Downwinders at Risk.

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Perot Museum: Maya - Hidden Worlds Revealed - Dallas

Feb 11 2017 - 10:00am to Sep 4 2017 - 10:00am
Perot Museum
2201 N. Field St.
Dallas , TX

The exhibition brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today. Visitors will learn how the Maya built towering temples and created an intricate calendar system while discovering what archaeologists have uncovered about the once-hidden ancient Maya, and the unresolved questions about why these ancient cities were abandoned. Through hands-on activity stations, guests can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members. 

Promise of Peace Garden: Here Comes the Sun Dinner - Dallas

Mar 12 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Parigi Restaurant
3311 Oak Lawn
Dallas , TX

Join us as The Promise of Peace Community Gardens celebrates the installation of three new sites and launches its "Seed to Soul" programming to provide equal access to real food and better lives for all! 

This will be a four course, farm to table dinner with Chefs Janice Provost of Parigi, Uno Immanivong of Chino Chinatown, Anastacia Quinones of Oddfellows, and Katherine Clapner of Dude, Sweet Chocolate. They will serve sensational seasonal dishes of locally sourced ingredients. 

The entertainment will be of a Beatles genre performed by P.O.P. stars Mack Price and his son Mack Price, Jr. Wine selection will include Oak Cliff Cellars.