Arlington Weekend Buzz: June 9-12, 2016
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on June 09, 2016, June 09, 2016
Arlington Weekend Buzz

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Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series

The Levitt' s Summer Concert Season runs through July 17. Concerts are on Thursday through Sunday nights at 8 p.m. until July 7, when concerts begin later at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday morning Children' s Concerts are at 9:30 a.m. June 8-29, and the Levitt' s new Family Movie Nights are at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings June 8 through July 6. Levitt audiences are seated on an open lawn on blankets or lawn chairs. Picnics and coolers are welcome, but no glass containers, please. Free parking is available in lots all around the pavilion. The complete summer calendar, information about the artists, what to bring to the Levitt, where to park and much more are on the Levitt' s website, and on the free Levitt Arlington mobile app available for iPhone and Android.

Vivian Maier: Lost and Found Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

Virtually unknown photographer Vivian Maier took close to 200,000 photographs while she worked for over 40 years as a nanny primarily on Chicago' s North Shore. Born in New York City, Maier' s hauntingly beautiful images of street life in the City, Chicago, and Los Angeles weren' t discovered until the contents of an abandoned storage unit packed with hundreds of thousands of negatives, hundreds of rolls of film, some printed work and audio recordings were auctioned off. It was then that her talent came to light and told the story of a true creative genius whose life remains shrouded in mystery to this day. Join us for a celebration of life through the lens of Vivian Maier. The exhibit is open at Arlington Museum of Art until Sunday, August 21, 2016.

'Dinner by the River' Food Truck Fridays

Join Arlington Parks and Recreation this week as they kick off their Food Truck Friday 'Dinner by the River' series at River Legacy Parks (Elm Grove Pavilion) at 701 NE Green Oaks Blvd. Join them each Friday (through June 17) from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Each week they will feature a new lineup of food trucks for you to try out. Bring your friends and family for a great time filled with music, fun, delicious food! While you' re out there you can partake in classic summertime fun, with games like Cornhole and Giant Jenga and Connect 4 courtesy of Viridian. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets as seating is limited.

Dallas Wings vs. Los Angeles Sparks

Led by Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins, the Dallas Wings of the WNBA are home at College Park Center this weekend in Downtown Arlington! Come out and cheer on the Wings as they take on the Los Angeles Sparks this Saturday in The American Dream City! Tip off for the game is at 7:30 p.m. For tickets to this weekend' s game or future home games, please visit or College Park Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is located at 601 S. Pecan Street.

UT Arlington Vocal Arts Presents 'Opera Extravaganza'

The UT Arlington vocal department will present an 'Opera Extravaganza' as part of its Distinguished Alumni series. The evening' s concert of various opera selections will feature two acclaimed UT Arlington alumni, mezzo soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis and tenor Kwan Kyun Joo along with distinguished UT Arlington professors Soo Hong Kim, soprano, David Grogan, baritone, and collaborative pianist Gabriel Sanchez. The concert will be held June 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in UT Arlington' s Irons Recital Hall. Admission is free with any donations to benefit UT Arlington vocal arts scholarships. For further information, please contact Dr. Karen Kenaston-French at 817-272-2435.

$1 Kid-Friendly Movies at Studio Movie Grill

Need an air-conditioned escape for your kids this summer? Studio Movie Grill in the Arlington Highlands is hosting its Children' s Summer Series Monday through Friday for $1. The Children' s Summer Series will run every week through Sept. 2. The movies change on a weekly basis but include several classic movies such as Shrek and Horton Hears a Who. All movies begin at 11 am. Whether the kids will be enjoying the movie for the first time or for the 10th, it' s a great way for the family to cool off on a hot summer day here in the American Dream City. Click here to see a full list of movies playing each week as part of the Children' s 2016 Summer Series!

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