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US: A New Texas Food Festival, Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Gala, Festival Napa Valley’s Upcoming Season and More

NAPA, CALIF: Festival Napa Valley’s 16th annual summer season is scheduled for July 14-25, and will offer a wide spectrum of programs from symphonic concerts, opera, dance and the visual arts to chamber music, jazz, wine tastings and concerts for families. The festival was one of the few big events that did not cancel in 2021, instead moving its events to outdoor settings throughout various Napa Valley wineries.

NEW YORK: Dance Theatre of Harlem will honor director, choreographer, actress and dancer Debbie Allen with the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award at its upcoming gala event on April 5. Performances will include works by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, company artist Dylan Santos and Marius Petipa, as well as the anticipated New York premiere of Robert Garland’s newest ballet, "Higher Ground," set to the sounds of Stevie Wonder. The gala is sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

PHILADELPHIA: Lacroix, the French dining institution located inside The Rittenhouse, announced the April 7 reopening of its full dinner service after two years. Led by chef Eric Leveillee, the restaurant will offer a new dinner menu and beverage program. Lacroix also offers a “carte blanche” experience with menus built exclusively for each individual table. This option includes up to seven courses based on preferred flavor profiles, with an optional beverage pairing. 

PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE: The Egyptian Motor Hotel, which opened first in the 1950s and closed in the '80s, has been reimagined by Rebel Hospitality LLC and will open to the public this spring with 49 guestrooms, a flashy entertainment venue, outdoor games and the first brick-and-mortar restaurant from popular Phoenix’s food truck Chilte. 

SAN ANTONIO: The James Beard Foundation is helping launch the Tasting Texas Wine & Food Festival. The four-day festival will showcase renowned and up-and-coming chefs from Texas and the city of San Antonio, as well as national all-stars. It will debut from Oct. 27-30 at Travis Park.  

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