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Is Bob Marley Biopic Finally Getting Traction?

Check out this great article from writer Tambay, on Shadow and Act, She lays lays out the long and ardous trip that the Marley Family (led by Bob's wife, Rita) to get his story told on the big screen. Some of the biggest directors in the business in and out of the project over the span of a decade.

Now, it appears that… Continue

Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on March 12, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Netherlands - Tania Cordobés

Just got a surprise. Nominated for "Artist of the Month" by an online radio station in The Netherlands. The Netherlands? That's so cool! 

...go to the following website and click on the box that says "VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE", you'll see my name, no need to register or say anything, just click and click.....

Here is the link: …

Added by Tania Cordobés on February 27, 2011 at 10:22pm — No Comments

LIVE session with Jose' James doing his "Park Bench People"

Check out this LIVE session with Jose' James doing his "Park Bench People" recently with orchestra backing in London.

Live session for Gilles Peterson, Maida Vale Studio, London

"Park Bench People"

written by Myka 9, Jamm Master Divine (JMD) + Freddie Hubbard ("Red Clay")

José James…


Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on January 25, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UNT Jazz announces Spring 2011 Jazz Lecture Series Lineup

Each guest artist will hold two sessions with students on Tuesday in the recital hall at 9:30 and 2. Kurt Rosenwinkel, who is also the Gomez artist, will do only the afternoon lecture session. All of the artists except Kurt Rosenwinkel, Darcy James Argue, and Ravi Coltrane will play with jazz studies faculty at McDavid Studio, 301 East 5th Street in Ft. Worth, starting at 8 p.m. For ticket information:…


Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on January 23, 2011 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Thelonius Monk Institute names Tonight Show Bandleader Kevin Eubanks 'Artistic Director of Jazz in the Classroom

New Role Includes Visits to Los Angeles Public High Schools

and June 6 Appearance at Catalina Jazz Club…


Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on April 16, 2010 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Southwest Black Fine Art Show this weekend!

Hey everyone - come out to the African American Museum in Fair Park, Dallas, April 9 - 11 for the Southwest Black Fine Art Show. I'll be displaying my work for sale in the West room on the second floor. Go to for more info.

Support the arts - buy some!


Frank Sowells, Jr.

Added by Frank Sowells Jr. on April 8, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

Ft. Worth's Main Street Arts Festival 2010

Greetings World Music Fans!

Look for me and my West African kora at this year's Ft. Worth's Main Street Arts Festival!

This marks my 8th year as a festival artist.

[ April 10th: 3-7pm 11th: 3-6pm ]

Visit my schedule page for up to the minute performance info:…


Added by Dave Gilden on March 15, 2010 at 11:41am — 1 Comment

The Founder's Blog: News & Updates

Subject: News & Updates


As you can imagine, launching Dallas' first world-class music, food, fashion and arts festival is a great journey. The decision to begin the public networks 'roll-out' portion of the platform has been great as well. Mainly because, it gives immediate feedback that there is an audience for such an event. You, along with folks on…


Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on February 24, 2010 at 12:07am — 3 Comments

Welcome the | Online Home of Uptown Jazz Dallas Festival Intl.

Welcome to, the online community and network to our world-class jazz, food and arts festival Uptown Jazz Dallas Festival International. This network will be the conduit for all who love the arts and our festival to network and share their love of the festival experience year-round. Stay tuned. More to come on all of the things that we're planning! Keith Hill Founder Uptown Jazz Dallas,…

Added by Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF on November 17, 2009 at 8:19pm — No Comments

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Lockhart Smoke House Offering Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out

Enjoy Lockhart Smokehouse is smokin’ this holiday season with family-style portions for Thanksgiving.  From the smokehouse enjoy fully smoked turkeys and hams, prime rib, or whole briskets served along side green bean casseroles, cheesy potato casserole, smoked cream corn, mac n’ cheese and … Continue reading

Laura Rathe Fine Art announces a duo-exhibition featuring Robert Mars & Stallman

Dallas Design District Gallery, Laura Rathe Fine Art, announces a duo-exhibition ‘Visual Effect’, featuring new works by Robert Mars and Stallman. LRFA will be hosting this exhibition by appointment only beginning Saturday, November 21st. Redefining the traditional model of painting, both Robert Mars … Continue reading

Enam Chowdhury appointed Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage for the Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar

Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Southlake announced today that Enam Chowdhury has been appointed Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage for the Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar. This announcement is culminating with the highly charged buzz around town that “Father of … Continue reading

Milkshake Concepts Prepares to Open Exciting New Restaurant – Harper’s – in Deep Ellum

Milkshake Concepts – the creative minds behind Citizen, Serious Pizza, Stirr and Vidorra – is continuing its innovation in the experiential hospitality space by preparing to open Harper’s, a new, one-of-a-kind restaurant in Deep Ellum. Located at 2551 Elm St. in Dallas, … Continue reading

Chicken Fried Steak Day at Norma’s Goes Virtual

By Alex Gonzalez photo by Katy Anderson While we’re still feeling the effects of the pandemic, there is never a shortage of chicken fried steak in Texas. Times may be tough, but we still find comfort in this comfort food. … Continue reading

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