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Top 5 Events to Attend This Month

CarleeAnn Allen | August 9, 2016 | Feature Features

Here are the hottest August happenings to add to your calendar now.
PURPLE HAZE See Ben Harper and his band in the intimate South Side Ballroom.

1. Crow Collection of Asian Art Presents Enchanting Raagas: An Evening of Sarod, Sitar and Tabla
On Aug. 19, the Crow Collection of Asian Art is partnering with SOHARA: Sharing Arts & Traditions to present a young group of world-class musicians for its first group concert in the United States. 7PM. Tickets from $20. Dallas Arts District, 214.979.6430

2. Nicolas Party Exhibition
On view Aug. 19 through February 2017, the Dallas Museum of Art has commissioned Swiss artist Nicolas Party to create a site-specific mural in the DMA’s Concourse Gallery. Party is known for his 1990s graffiti art, murals and canvas work. His DMA mural will cover the walls and ceiling of the museum’s main central corridor. Free. Dallas Arts District, 214.922.1200

3. Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Presents Aim for Advocacy
Sporting and outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to support Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center’s mission to improve the lives of abused children in Dallas County at the Aim for Advocacy event Aug. 19. There will be a 13-station clay shooting competition, lunch, live auction and an awards reception, along with a raffle to win luxury recreational items. 11AM. Team of four $2,000. Dallas Gun Club, Lewisville, 214.818.2648

4. Reunion Lawn Party
Bring the whole family out on Aug. 27 for a day of live music from Dallas’ favorite cover bands, food truck tastings from the most popular trucks in town and lawn games. The night will end with a special light show on “The Ball” of Reunion Tower to celebrate the city of Dallas. Keep your eyes open for players from your favorite Dallas professional sports teams who may drop by the party. 6:30PM. Reunion Tower, downtown

5. Ben Harper
The multi-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is coming to Dallas Aug. 28 with his band, The Innocent Criminals, on its world-wide Call It What It Is tour. Enjoy a night of the acoustic grooves and reggae-tinged soul music for which the band is known. 8PM. Tickets from $42. South Side Ballroom, Cedars, 214.412.2021



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