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New festival of politicians and musicians rocks this week's 5 top Dallas stories

New festival of politicians and musicians rocks 5 top Dallas stories

Beto O'Rourke for Senate
Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke was himself once in a band. Beto O'Rourke/Facebook
Dan Hunt, Toni Munoz-Hunt, Sabrina Harrison, Field Harrison, crystal Charity 2017
Dan Hunt, Toni Munoz-Hunt, Sabrina Harrison, and Field Harrison at the 2017 Crystal Charity Ball. Photo by WJNPHOTO
9410 Alva Ct.
9410 Alva Ct. hasn't been occupied for most of 2018. Photo courtesy of auction.com
Dallas Animal Services
Dallas Animal Services Photo courtesy of DAS
Photo booth, Autumn Ball 2017
Dallas Autumn Ball 2017 guests enjoyed the photo booth, with its props and signs. Photo by WJNPHOTO
Beto O'Rourke for Senate
Dan Hunt, Toni Munoz-Hunt, Sabrina Harrison, Field Harrison, crystal Charity 2017
9410 Alva Ct.
Dallas Animal Services
Photo booth, Autumn Ball 2017

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. Musicians and politicians unite for downtown Dallas festival and rally. Texas musicians are coming together with Texas Democratic politicians to play music and get out the vote at an event called the Buffalo Tree Festival, taking place at Main Street Garden in downtown Dallas on October 7.

2. The 10 most fantastic fall fêtes that no Dallas socialite should miss. From star-studded luncheons to extravagant galas, Dallas plays host to any and every kind of philanthropic fête this fall. They benefit the arts community, health initiatives, LGBTQ causes, and more. Here are 10 top events that every Dallas socialite should have on the calendar. 

3. Bids start at $350K for this rare foreclosed mansion in Preston Hollow. A mansion in the center of posh Old Preston Hollow appraised at nearly $5.5 million is on the auction block, with an opening bid of $350,000. The home is at 9410 Alva Ct. at the corner of Deloache Ave., in one of Dallas' most celebrity-studded neighborhoods.

4. 6 dogs at Dallas animal shelter test positive for distemper virus. Dallas' animal shelter has discovered dogs in its care that have tested positive for canine distemper. According to a release from the city, Dallas Animal Services (DAS) confirmed that six dogs in the shelter tested positive for the contagious virus.

5. 7 fall social events every philanthropic Dallas young professional should pencil in. Stop everything and have Siri clear your calendar. It's time for Dallas young professionals to get the best philanthropic fêtes of fall on the books. These are seven favorite events every Dallas YP should plan to attend.

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