Nightlife in Dallas

House of Blues Dallas – Up to 51% Off Tribute Show

Toology - A Tribute to TOOL or The Hindenburg Project - A Tribute to Led Zeppelin or Anthem - A Tribute to RUSH or Infinite Journey - The Music of Journey

House of Blues Dallas

$16.33 $8

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Sing along to rock hits at tributes to Tool, Led Zeppelin, Journey, or Rush, part of the Dallas Observer Presents Cocktails & Covers series

Up to 60% Off Wine Experience with Wineaux Guy from Great Tastes

Wine Experience from Great Tastes

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Groups gain knowledge to aid future wine purchases, learning the history, terroir, and climates of wines like chardonnay and malbec

Soulja Boy – Up to 39% Off Rap Concert

Soulja Boy

Prophet Bar

$48.93 $30

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Young rapper best known for viral, Grammy-nominated hit "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" shares catchy hooks and laid-back flow

KXT Summer Cut – Up to 39% Off Music Festival

KXT Summer Cut

Gexa Energy Pavilion

$40.87 $25

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Summer music festival corrals Death Cab for Cutie, Iron & Wine, The Hold Steady, and The Oh Hellos on one bill

"The Little Mermaid" – Up to 50% Off Marionette Show

"The Little Mermaid"

Geppettos Theater & Workshop

$16 $8

Renowned puppeteers magically bring The Little Mermaid to life onstage using more than 60 hand-crafted marionettes

Up to 55% Off Chris Mitchell Jazz Concert

An Evening With Chris Mitchell

MCM Elegante Hotel & Suites

$55 $25

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Accomplished saxophonist, who is a Grammy Recording Academy Member, spreads smooth tunes

Up to 43% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery

Crowne Plaza

$173.90 $99

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Guests dig into appetizers and three-course meal while trying to solve interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among diners

53% Off Gourmet Dinner and Scenic Flight for Two

Delta Charlie's

Dallas Executive Airport

$275 $129

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Salad; entrees of chicken, rib eye, tilapia, or pasta; and cake or sundaes precede a private skyline tour in a four-seater plane

Up to 60% Off at Kismet Hookah Lounge

Kismet Hookah Lounge

Dallas

$25 $12

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Hookahs with multiple flavor choices served inside a upscale lounge with full bar, cocktail and bottle service, dance floor, and DJs

Up to 62% Off at Pipe My Hookah

Pipe My Hookah

Dallas

$21 $10

BYOB hookah lounge invites guests to relax and enjoy a hookah in a variety of flavors

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Edison's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

50% Off Wine-Education Class

In Home Wine Tasting 4 You

Lakewood

$20 $10

Up to 20 guests learn about whites and reds at a Saturday wine class

Up to 44% Off Shakespeare Party or Show

Bard's Birthday Bash or Shakespeare in the Park

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

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Celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday with a lavish party or outdoor stagings of Much Ado About Nothing and Molière's Tartuffe

55% Off Movie and Concessions from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Online Deal

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

Up to 46% Off Dinner and Joanne Cash Concert

Christian Women in Media Association: An Evening with Joanne Cash

Bent Tree Country Club

$36.87 $20

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Singer and keynote speaker Joanne Cash performs an intimate concert of hymns and original songs for the audience

Dave Tanner Trio – Up to 40% Off Concert

Dave Tanner

Irving Arts Center

$20 $12

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KAAM Radio host Dave Tanner treats audiences to hits like "American Ends In I Can"

Up to 62% Off at Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge

Cloud 9 Hookah Lounge

Arapaho

$25 $12

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Lounge on couches and cushions and savor classic hookah flavors such as vanilla or rose, or experiment with combo flavors such as apple-mint

50% Off Hookah and Snacks

Casanova Hookah Lounge

Richardson

$23.98 $12

Mix two flavors in a single hookah, served with Mediterranean snacks, or smoke from an electronic hose

51% Off Two Movie Tickets and Popcorn at Venetian Cinemas

Venetian Cinemas

Southwest Carrollton

$24.50 $12

Service to each leather seat enhances the traditional movie experience

40% Off Bar Food at Copper Cup

Copper Cup

Plano

$20 $12

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Inside this restaurant and bar, classic bar food marches from the kitchen and specialty moscow mules are poured alongside 12 draft beers

Up to 67% Off Dueling-Piano Show and Pizza

Louie Louie's Piano Bar

Arlington

$22 $9

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Pianists battle each other during lively interactive shows guided by the audience, banging out song requests and sing-alongs

$10 for Drinks and Pub Food at Big Shots Sports Cafe

Big Shots Sports Cafe

Bedford

$20 $10

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Custom burgers stuffed with savory options, BLT on texas toast, and entree plates of fried catfish and chicken-fried steak

"Elvis in Concert" – Up to 40% Off Tribute

Joseph Hall's "Elvis in Concert"

Multiple Locations

$26.87 $18

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Elvis impersonator sings vocals and showcases hip-swivels that made him a finalist on America's Got Talent and a star in Branson, Mo.

Up to 75% Off Wine Tasting

WineStyles

Flower Mound

$59.98 $25

One-hour classes introduce guests to wine fundamentals with instruction and samples

Up to 40% Off One-Man Comedy

"My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!"

W.E. Scott Theatre

$61 $36.60

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Steve Solomon’s one-man show introduces audiences to his unusual family through spot-on accents and affectionate impersonations

50% Off Admission to Thirsty Armadillo

Thirsty Armadillo

Fort Worth

$10 $5

Enjoy beer, liquor, and Texas music inside a bar known to host the likes of Eli Young Band and Casey Donahew

50% Off a Drive-In Movie for Six

The Brazos Drive-in Theatre

Granbury

$20 $10

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Historic drive-in theater shows evening double features of recently run Hollywood hits

Up to 51% Off Food-Pairing Class at Water 2 Wine

Water 2 Wine

Round Rock

$40 $23

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Instructors discuss the ways food interplays with various wines in 90- to 120-minute tastings with wine samples available to buy

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When Dancing With the Stars' contestants Emmitt Smith, Mark Cuban, Michael Irvin, and Jake Pavelka needed a place to sharpen their rug-cutting capabilities, Cheryl Burke told them to look no further than Studio 22. Studio 22's talented instructors even performed on Dancing With the Stars in October of 2012. Founded by internationally ranked Latin dancing couple Sergey Korshunov and Michelle Hafle, the studio lassos a stable of instructors handpicked from the highest levels of professional competition. Their group classes and private lessons give beginners and seasoned dancers alike the opportunity to polish their performance in styles as diverse as Argentine tango, salsa, ballroom, swing, and country and western.

The 6,200-square-foot studio accommodates classes of every size with its rich wooden floors, wall-length mirrors, and plush leather seating with which to rest feet between exercises and build forts whenever the instructor leaves the room. Studio 22 also hosts weekly dance parties that give students a chance to take new partners for a twirl in convivial, BYOB soirées.

14902 Preston Rd
Dallas,
TX
US

Tucked away from life's daily barrage of appointments, meetings, and expectations, Dallas Yoga Center provides a tranquil haven for self-discovery and the mental truces that achieve inner peace. An arched Indian doorway marks the threshold between the outside world and the refuge of the 8,000-sq.-ft. facility, which houses four spacious, naturally lit studios.

Inside, instructors lead groups through more than 65 classes per week, which focus on a variety of yoga styles. During the studio's Beginners Yoga classes, aspiring yogis learn the basic motions and breathing techniques that serve as the jumping-off point for their yogic journeys. From there, they can explore the gentle calmness of Yin Yoga, the intense exertion of a hot Ashtanga Yoga class set at 85 degrees, the prop-aided poses of Iyengar Yoga, or the ab-toning workouts of Yoga Core. They can also take part in t'ai chi sessions that leave minds spry and energies recentered. After class, students can propel their practices forward by stocking up on the center's selection of yoga clothes, jewelry, props, accessories, and DVDs. For those seeking even deeper enlightenment, the center also sponsors yoga teacher training, and even arranges retreats to India, where students study ayurveda and yoga straight from the source.

2403 Flora St
Dallas,
TX
US

Ketchup Burger Bar’s inventive chefs bake their own brioche buns, handcraft black Angus beef, ahi tuna, and lamb burgers, and personally mix a quartet of ketchups, each with a distinct flavor quality. They use only organic ingredients for their specialty house burgers. The spiced ketchup unites a complex bouquet of cloves, cinnamon, and cardamom, and the chipotle ketchup bears a smoky flavor with a spicy kick. The ketchup burger, like a losing contestant on any Nickelodeon game show from the ‘90s, is drizzled with the sweet and tangy house ketchup, along with piles of tillamook cheddar, veggies, and grilled red onions. Crisp zucchini fries and garlic chive fries act as dams against tomatoey overflows, and creamy shakes and root-beer floats cool off palates still all hot and bothered from their burger indulgences.

Romantically lit by sconces jutting from brick walls and track lighting overhead, the restaurant’s interior pleases the eyes with burgundy wood accents. Flat-screen televisions hang over the full bar, their comforting glow reflected in glasses of wine and draft and bottled beer. The burger boutique offers free valet parking at lunchtime, along with ample underground spaces, ideal for those who like cave diving, but only from the comfort of their SUV.:m]]

3028 N Hall St
Dallas,
TX
US

Both former professionally performing cirque artists, Kimberly Adele and Dylan Keith wanted to share the joys of flight and mastering the wide-ranging and eclectic cirque arts. To that end, they train aerial apprentices at CirqueFit, blending aspects of music, dance, and theater with soaring circus maneuvers. Kimberly and Keith emphasize proper safety throughout all their programs. Their class environment of trust and positivity makes for an engaging socializing forum and an upbeat venue for children—some as young as 3 years old—where they can develop their coordination, confidence, and ability to best any bear balancing atop a circus ball. Students of all ages can swoop and spin on the lyra or spiral down aerial silks during aerial cirque-arts classes or hone their balance skills in acro-yoga sessions, which rely on partner poses to form living sculptures. In addition to imparting high-flying skills, each class rewards students with fitness benefits, which tighten cores and tone physiques as guests hoist their own bodyweight above cushioned mats.

4720 Iberia Ave
Dallas,
TX
US

Arthur Murray has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and The Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, The Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with instructors during private lessons and other classmates for group lessons as instructors assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

6526 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Dallas,
TX
US

Flames shoot skyward, then disappear into the ether. Soon they reappear, several feet from where they first emerged. They're not caused by invisible volcanoes or a dragon puffing out his birthday candles. Instead, they stem from saganaki, a cheese that's set ablaze tableside. This brandy-fueled display is just one of the rousing events at Stratos Greek Taverna. Here, cooks rub racks of lamb with fragrant oregano and slice gyro meat from a large rotisserie. Layers of spinach, feta, and phyllo dough form dramatic towers of spanakopita, one of the restaurant's many homemade dishes.

The food isn't the only source of excitement. Three nights a week, belly dancers teach guests to gyrate atop the eatery's tables and wooden dance floor. DJs fill the dining room with melodies on a regular basis. Guests can also explore a double-decker patio swathed in starlight and the sweet scent of honey-cinnamon baklava.

2907 W Northwest Hwy
Dallas,
TX
US