All posts tagged: activities

Where To…London, England

9.22.18 We are now traveling across the pond over to London, England or the United Kingdom to see what activities to do, and there is a lot! Thanks to VistiLondon.com. Credit source: Visit London Top Shows in September: Eugenius! at The Other Palace Enter a world of comics and superheroes with cult musical Eugenius!. In this teen love story, a comic book fan tries to find the hero within himself. 1 Sep-7 Oct.   Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Image courtesy of Emma Holland PR. Don’t miss hit show Heathers The Musical, as it transfers to London’s West End following a successful run at The Other Palace. A cruel clique runs a high school until a new boy arrives and changes everything, in this show based on a cult 1980s film. 3 Sep-24 Nov.     Museums Tate Modern FREE A visit to London isn’t complete without a trip to Tate Modern. Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former …

@ The Event: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

January 19 / 18 Friday, Friday, Friday! I’ve been busy getting this post put together. Instead of one city, I’m combining two. Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Here are some great cultural activities you can do if you decided to visit these two neighboring cities. Credit source: Visit Dallas & Fort Worth.com Dallas ART & CULTURAL  Dallas Museum of Art DMA PRESENTS THE KEIR COLLECTION OF ISLAMIC ART GALLERY / JAN 19–APR 16 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 6:00 pm      Crow Collection of Asian Art SCULPTING NATURE: JADE FROM THE COLLECTION / JAN 19–MAR 10 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 9:00 pm   Nasher Sculpture Center SIGHTINGS: NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN / MAR 10–JUL 08 / Next: Mar 10 11:00 am – 5:00 pm   MUSIC EVENTS: Quill JAZZ JAM SESSION / Jan 25–DEC 24 / Next: Thu 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts & Corporate Presentations A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN / JAN 26 / Next: Jan 26 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Moody Performance Hall THE ROBERT E. & JEAN ANN TITUS ART SONG RECITAL SERIES AND THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENT: SOPRANO …

@ The Event: San Antonio, TX

November 17 / 17 Ahhh….Friday! Friyay! My old stomping ground, my second home….San Antonio, Texas. I want to do something a bit different here. Next year San Antonio will celebrate their Tricentennial, 300 years….here a sampling of what activities you can attend during your time in the city. Credit source: visitsanantonio.com San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2018. The San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will be commemorated with a year-long calendar of events, activities and innovative initiatives that will carry San Antonio into the next 300 years. Here are a few initiatives…. TriArt Grant Program The TriArt Program was created to inspire a diverse range of art throughout San Antonio that reflects local culture and history. Through these temporary and permanent projects, locals and visitors alike will experience a mixture of art in a variety of expressions that reflect the vibrant pulse of the community. The program provides grants between $1,000 and $20,000 to artists and art organizations. Public Art Public art is a major component of Tricentennial. With the Tri …

@ The Event: Los Angeles

April 21 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! From San Francisco to Los Angeles, we’re taking a tour of LaLa Land. This time Shadowboxerinc is doing something different.             LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS APRIL 22 10:00 AM USC: LOS ANGELES  / 3551 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles CA 90089 TOSCA APRIL 22 12:30 PM DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION: LOS ANGELES / 135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC APRIL 27 12:00 PM SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER: LOS ANGELES / 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles CA 90049 THE 33RD LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 27 7:00 PM ARATANI JAPAN AMERICA THEATER: LOS ANGELES, CA / 244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA CA 90012 DEADMAU5 APRIL 27 9:00 PM SHRINE EXPO HALL: LOS ANGELES / 665 W Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles CA I hope this will help in wondering what to do in LA. If not, you can click on these websites: http://www.expedia.com http://www.tripadvisor.com http://www.discoverlosangeles.com                           …

@ The Event: Calgary

Jan. 20 / 17 Ahh! It’s Friday! It’s been a short week, but a productive week. We’re still continuing our tour of Canada. Next stop is Calgary. Found lots of activities to do there…. cred: visitcalgary.com Glenbow Museum 130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3, Canada http://www.glenbow.org   Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) / September 20 – October 1, 2017 http://www.calgaryfilm.com   Block Heater / February 10 – 12, 2017 Inglewood (9 & 10 Ave. S.E.) Calgary, AB http://www.calgaryfolkfest.com   Opera in the Village / August 2017 TBD East Village, 5 St. & Confluence Way S.E. Calgary, AB http://www.calgaryopera.com   Calgary International Children’s Festival / May 24 – 27, 2017 205 – 8 Ave. S.E. Calgary, AB calgarykidsfest.ca   Calgary Comic & Entertainment EXPO / April 27 – 30, 2017 Calgary Stampede / 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1 calgaryexpo.com   Sled Island Festival / June 21 – 25, 2017 http://www.sledisland.com   Check out these areas for public art, if there still here…. East Village Murals Peace Bridge Stephen Avenue Walk ‘Tree’s …

AT THE MUSEUM SUMMER 2014: THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

June 6, 2014 Hey everybody! First Friday for the month is here. During the months of June, July, and August, Esquisses is exploring what these museums are offering for kids, adults, and families this summer. We’re heading off to the Smithsonian….. The Smithsonian Institution includes 19 museums and galleries.  The Smithonian was founded on August 10, 1849 by Joseph Henry, James Smithson, Joel Roberts Poinsett.  You just can’t explore it all in one day! So what does the Smithsonian have for the kids? Try Everything Art. This page is where you kids can have fun and create cool stuff like…. Eyeing America: where you can take a virtual tour w/artist Robert Cottingham. George Catlin: where you can sit and listen to campfire stories in a virtual classroom. Get a close look and understand what’s behind African Masks at the Museum of African Art. Games & Activities such as: A Puerto Rican Carnival: experience the flavor of a Puerto Rican carnival and make a mask of your very own design. George Washington Portrait: Gather the clues …