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February 7, 2011

Museum of Performance & Design Sketch-In Sponsored by FLAX art and design

The Museum of Performance & Design (MPD) is a sketch book friendly institution going back to our founding over sixty years ago by designer Russell Hartley. Join us Friday, February 25th from 12:00-5:00 PM for a special day of drawing in the galleries sponsored by FLAX art and design, voted by readers of SF Weekly as the "Best Art Supply Store in the Bay Area" every year since 2001. Bring your ipad to sketch electronically and post your work to the Museum's Facebook and Twitter streams or use one of the Museum's in house sketch books (provided with pencils by our friends at FLAX) and become part of a future FLAX exhibition inspired by the MPD galleries. At MPD our patrons are artists too. In addition to our acclaimed exhibitions on display More Life! Angels in America at Twenty and Toy Theatres: Worlds in Miniature special costumes from the MPD archive will be presented on the Museum's main stage for a rare opportunity to sketch the lesser seen treasures of our collections. The Sketch-In is free to the The Museum of Performance & Design is the first museum in the country dedicated exclusively to the performing arts and theatrical design. The Museum's mission is to educate people of all ages about the impact and value of the performing arts in their lives through exhibitions, programming, and research. In addition the Museum collects, preserves, and makes accessible performance and design materials that reflect our diverse culture.

Nikki Wutke

February 15, 2011

2011 North Texas Irish Festival "Ireland I Am Coming Home" Theme for 29th Annual Festival March 4-5-6 at Fair Park Presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association

The 2011 North Texas Irish Festival (NTIF), promises to be the best ever featuring an amazing array of Irish performers bringing to life this year's theme, "Ireland, I Am Coming Home", March 4-5-6, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Fair Park.  Some of the very best musicians Ireland has to offer will be in Dallas.  The NTIF will also continue to stress the need for a "Green" eco-friendly way of living by working with several corporate sponsors featuring products and services designed to protect and preserve the environment.  The annual North Texas Irish Festival presented by the Southwest Celtic Music Association, (SCMA), is one of the largest Celtic cultural events in the nation.  The NTIF will open its festival on Friday night, March 5th, at 6 PM with full festival activities, including performances by several headliners.  The festivities will continue throughout the weekend, and feature some of the very finest in Irish and other Celtic entertainment including world famous bands, award-winning dancers, enchanting storytellers, and educational workshops, on ten stages throughout Fair Park.  The festival will also offer a variety of delicious Irish and international food and drink, cultural crafts, and ethnic vendors.  More details are posted on the website www.ntif.org

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