AT&T Performing Arts Center Announces RELIANT LIGHTS YOUR HOLIDAYS

AT&T Performing Arts Center Announces RELIANT LIGHTS YOUR HOLIDAYS

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that its annual free holiday event, Reliant Lights Your Holidays, will take place Saturday, December 2, 2017. The event, which is held on the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will feature:

  • Illumination of hundreds of thousands of dazzling LED lights placed on the Center's iconic venues and trees.

  • Live performances by En Vogue and RaeLynn

    • Each will perform a selection of their hits and holiday classics and are presented by The David M. Crowley Foundation.

  • Free photos with Santa.

  • A fireworks display in Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park.

UNIVISION 23 is the official media sponsor of Reliant Lights Your Holidays.

On the same day, Nissan's Winter Wonderlights at Klyde Warren Park will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Activities will include:

  • Free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

  • Holiday kids' crafts

  • Food trucks

  • Activities and demonstrations from our Dallas arts and cultural friends and neighbors

  • Holiday music entertainment

  • Holiday show culminating with the lighting of the Klyde Warren Park Christmas tree

Following the Park's holiday show at 5:30 p.m. and tree lighting at 6:00 p.m., Lightwire Theater's: A Very Electric Christmas holiday characters will lead the crowd to the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Attendees are encouraged to make the five-minute walk from Klyde Warren Park to the AT&T Performing Arts Center where the Reliant Lights Your Holidays festivities will be under way.

Reliant Lights Your Holidays begins at 5:30 p.m. in Sammons Park on the AT&T Performing Arts Center campus with holiday music and food trucks. Center Café will also be open to the public.

Reliant will help flip the switch and illuminate more than 550,000 holiday lights across the Center's campus. The lights, which will remain on throughout the holiday season, will outline the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre and trees in Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park.

Reliant continues to show support of this signature holiday event, serving as the Official Energy Provider of the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

"From families gathering together to celebrate the joy of the season to viewing the beautiful light displays along with our famous twinkling Santa hats, we are excited to light up the holidays at the AT&T Performing Arts Center again this year." said Elizabeth Killinger, president of Reliant.

To RSVP and for more event information and updates, please visit attpac.org/reliantlights.

"We hope you'll make your holiday traditions at Klyde Warren Park," said

Tara Green, president of Klyde Warren Park. "Come out to the park and enjoy big band classics, photos with Santa and our new interactive holiday show, all at no cost."

For additional event details and up-to-the-minute information on Nissan's Winter Wonderlights, please visit www.klydewarrenpark.org.

Other performances that will take place in the Arts District on December 2: Dallas Theater Center will present A Christmas Carol in the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at 8:00 p.m., Moody Performance Hall will host The Dallas Women's Chorus at 7:30 p.m., The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will present their Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. in The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and Texas Ballet Theater will present The Nutcracker in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

The AT&T Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit foundation that operates and programs a 10-acre campus comprised of three premier performance venues and a park in downtown Dallas. Opening in October 2009, the Center has helped complete the 30-year vision of the Dallas Arts District.

Audiences enjoy the best and most recent from Broadway and off-Broadway; the finest dance companies from across the globe co-presented with TITAS Presents; top concerts and performers with Center Presents; cutting-edge speakers from the #hearhere series. Thousands of students explore and more deeply experience the arts through the Center's education program, Open Stages. Working with local service agencies, the Center provides free tickets to underserved individuals and families through Community Partners. These programs are made possible by the ongoing support of donors and members.

The Center's five resident companies are among the city's leading arts institutions: Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center and Texas Ballet Theater.

Designed by internationally acclaimed architects, the Center's performance spaces are some of the finest venues in the world:

  • Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, designed B. Foster + Partners of London, is a stunning 2,200-seat venue wrapped in red glass with outstanding acoustic performance halls.

  • Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre is a 575-seat theatre with one of the most versatile stages in the world and a distinctive aluminum exterior. It was designed by REX/OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus (partner in charge) and Rem Koolhaas.

  • Annette Strauss Square, designed B. Foster + Partners, is an open-air entertainment venue with lawn and patio seating for 2,000 surrounded by the downtown skyline.

  • Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park is an urban park with native plants and grasses, landscaped lawns, performance spaces and, a reflecting pool. Sammons Park was designed by Michel Desvigne and includes the Information Center designed B. Foster + Partners.

The Center's mission is to provide a public gathering place that strengthens community and fosters creativity through the presentation of performing arts. For more information about the AT&T Performing Arts Center and to purchase tickets, become a member, or make a donation, visit www.attpac.org.

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Serving customers and the community is at the core of what we do. Reliant is part of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), a Fortune 500 company that creates value through best-in-class operations and reliable and efficient electric generation.

Backed by a diverse portfolio of power generating facilities, NRG's retail companies, including Reliant, power almost 3 million customers in 10 states and the District of Columbia. NRG retail brands collectively are the largest providers of electricity in Texas. For more information about Reliant, please visit reliant.com and connect with Reliant on Facebook at facebook.com/reliantenergy and Twitter @reliantenergy. PUCT Certificate #10007.

Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre deck park, bridging Uptown Dallas to Downtown Dallas. The park includes a performance pavilion, restaurant, dog park, children's park, great lawn, shaded walking paths, water features, free Wi-Fi, ping pong and foosball tables, and a reading and games area. The mission of Klyde Warren Park is to provide free daily programs to all visitors. Klyde Warren Park is privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information on programming, volunteering or to make a donation to support free daily programs, please visit www.KlydeWarrenPark.org.

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