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Through today, Aug. 20, The Dallas Holocaust Museum is hosting an exhibit, Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lesson, which presents the work of two Jewish photographers who, at great personal risk, took clandestine photos of Jewish life in the Polish city of Łódź – a city transformed into a ghetto after the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939 and sent more than 160,000 Jews to live there. Photography was strictly forbidden; however, the photographers, Mendel Grossman and Henryk Ross, managed to hide the photos before being deported, and their work ensured that the world would know of life in the ghetto, as captured on film by sympathetic observers. This exhibit was made possible due to a generous donation made by an anonymous donor. The exhibit is $10.

Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 11.26.54 AMThis weekend, on Aug. 23, the Housing Plus team is hosting a Neighborhood Block Party open to all City of Dallas residents at 3301 Swiss Avenue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be live music, raffles and lots of fun for the whole family, plus a chance to learn more about neighborhood services.

Through Aug. 31, the Angelika Film Center will continue its Angelika After Hours series on Friday and Saturday nights at 11:30 p.m. “Blues Brothers,” “The Big Lebowski” and “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” are just a few of the cult classics in the queue for August.

Through Aug. 31, enjoy floral displays and fun activities at discounted prices at the Dallas Arboretum. Don’t miss $1 general admission for the entire month of August. The beds will be bursting with ageratum, impatiens, petunias, cleome, begonias, salvia, marigolds, lobelia and zinnias. As the temperatures warm, caladiums, lantana, pride of Barbados, variegated tapioca, elephant ears and coleus will be added to the gardens. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $1   

Through Sept. 27, The White Rock Lake Museum in the Bath House Cultural Center presents Refreshing Journey, an exhibition of drawings inspired by White Rock Lake from Dallas artist Jenny Hong DeLaughter. The exhibition depicts scenes from life at the lake — images of family gatherings, landscapes, wildlife, and other special moments. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther  

Through Aug. 27, The Creative Arts Center of Dallas is hosting its second exhibit featuring self-taught artists from The Bridge, Dallas’ largest homeless service center. “From the Street” features the work of 15 artists and includes drawings, paintings and jewelry, all of which will be for sale with all proceeds going to the artists. The Creative Arts Center of Dallas, 2360 Laughlin, 214.320.1275, free


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