Comfort Suites West Dallas - Cockrell Hill
4275 DFW Turnpike/IH-30
Dallas, TX 75211
Phone: (214) 267-0100
Fax: (214) 217-5194
4275 DFW Turnpike/IH-30, Dallas, TX, US, 75211
- Phone: (214) 267-0100
- Fax: (214) 217-5194
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The story of the Kessler Theater began in the 1940s, when it was opened as a cinema hall. However, by the next decade, the theater had closed, and the following decades saw the building change many hands, till in the late 1990s, it lay vacant and neglected. Since the early years of the 21st Century, there were efforts to revive the theater and convert it into a multi-purpose venue, with a focus on cultural events. After several years of planning and construction, the Kessler Theater opened in 2010. This venue is an epicenter of cultural life in the city, and hosts a passel of events, like live concerts, art exhibitions, photography exhibitions and more. See the website to know more.
Bishop Arts Theater Center after renovations has become the cultural hub of Dallas city. Rock and Jazz performances along with arts education programs draw art lovers from all quarters. Today the building stands tall as a symbol of concern towards environment and related issues. Spray paints, fluorescent bulbs and other known toxic substances, for example have been banned entry into the building, replacing these by more nature friendly things such as recycle bins.
The entire family will love this portion of the Deep Ellum Latino Cultural Center. The historic building location was the Southland Corporation's first 7-11 market store. With an eclectic eye for entertainment, this beautifully restored market's featured presentations have included Latino Literature Night, highlighting the reading talent of the Cara Mia Theater Company, the yearly Virgen de Guadalupe presentation curated by artist Jose Vargas, and dance by the Ollin-Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers. The Ice House depends heavily on funding from the city and private benefactors. Seating is comfortably assembled around the stage area so that everyone has a good seat. Admission is free.
Since the permanent facility was destroyed by fire, Teatro Dallas has staged plays in various locations in nearby downtown. Spend a memorable evening watching theatre that reflects the experiences of Latino communities. Not only does Teatro Dallas present works by classic Latino playwrights, but it frequently premieres contemporary works. Teatro Dallas hosts the International Theater Festival, provides classes for children and adults, and represents the U.S. at many international festivals.
Make it a point to visit the gallery if you are an art lover. You will find works of different artists on display at this place. Mull over the strokes of Bill Reed, get a child's perspective from the works of Jesus Galvan or deconstruct the art of Steve Cruz. These artists and many more will lead you through a beautiful art passage.
For those who want to mix in a little competitive sports with their nightlife adventures, check out Bowlounge. With its 12 full-length bowling lanes and full bar, it truly is equal parts bar and bowling alley. Order up some drinks from the bar and begin your quest for that elusive turkey. Should you get hungry, Twisted Root Burger Company sells its burgers on-site. So to recap: burger, booze and bowling. It doesn't get much better than this in the Dallas area.
The first theater in Dallas, Texas Theatre has stood witness to the city's notable historical events, including the assassination of JFK. This is a true Texas landmark. Up to date with the latest technology, the theater screens current films and hosts special events. Check their website for more information.
At first glance, there is nothing special about Reunion Park but this space of open ground affords magnificent views of the Reunion Tower, one of Dallas' most famous landmarks. It was developed to host the March Madness Music Festival that attracts throngs of music enthusiasts from all over the state. This event venue resembles a park with green lawns and open grounds. The central Downtown location, breathtaking views of a renowned monument and the expansive terrain make this an ideal venue for hosting cultural events on a mega scale.
This impressive brick, limestone and granite marvel, designed by David M. Schwartz Architectural Services and HKS, Inc., was built not only as the home of the Dallas Stars and the Dallas Mavericks, but also as a venue for other entertainment. It anchors the 72-acre Victory Development, a project that reclaimed an area occupied by an abandoned rail yard and power plant and is in the process of creating a vibrant urban area. Special features include retractable seating and more than USD3 million in public art. Public tours are available and require reservations.
The Verizon Theater (formerly known as Nokia Theater), regarded as the first of its kind, plays host to concerts of different genres, from entertainment to music concerts to family shows. With a capacity to accommodate up to 6350, the theater has state-of-the-art amenities and exceptional acoustics to match. It also offers business facilities like meeting rooms that are ideal for conferences, seminars and other corporate events. Check website for details.
Pontiac Garage is a music hall situated in the majestic House of Blues. The place teems with energy of the live performances, that are larger than life. The hall plays host to music of all genres starting from rock and roll, punk, metal, hip hop to everything possible. The live performances create an euphoric scenario in the music hall and the environment is palpable. A visit to this place is sure to entertain you to the core.