On Thursday, Jan. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Deep Ellum Foundation will kick off Deep Ellum’s 150th anniversary celebration with an invite-only black-tie reception. The event will host stakeholders and invited guests, including Dr. Alan Govenar, Deep Ellum historian, and Councilman Jesse Moreno, to preview the year-long celebrations throughout 2023. This will include highlights of all Deep Ellum has offered and continues to offer to Dallas’ cultural enrichment.
Throughout the night, the black-tie event will feature live performances and activations. These activities will reflect Deep Ellum’s culture and highlight the past 150 years. At the same time, there will be a welcome video featuring Mark Cuban, sneak peeks into the community center’s upcoming history exhibit, and a preview of the events to come.
With this kickoff reception, Deep Ellum Foundation strives to set the tone of the upcoming year. 2023 will be a year of celebration and an elevated experience showcasing all Deep Ellum has offered and continues to offer to Dallas’ history, culture, and future.


About The Deep Ellum Foundation
The Deep Ellum Foundation operates as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation managing public and
private funds within the community to advance the interests of the neighborhood as a whole and
achieve a sustainable growth trajectory for the district now and into the future.

Amber LaFrance
Cell: (469) 877-1533; amber@culture-hype.com
Kathryn Williams
Cell: (214) 793-7869; kathryn@culture-hype.com