A Block Party, DSO On The Go, and Music Everywhere!

Hey, how you doin’?

I’m doing swell, and I hope y’all are too!  This week we have several stages shows opening, and some closing, so check out the Opening Soon and Last Chances for sure. There’s also a lot of awesome outdoor music, and Friday is the Dallas Arts District Block Party which is always awesome.

As always, if you know about something that I’ve missed, please feel free to share in the comments section. If you have a future event, send me the details and I’ll make sure to add it. And make sure you check The Kid List and Ongoing Events pages here as well for more info!

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OPENING SOON

King O’ The Moon at Circle Theatre, June 15 – July 15.

Charlotte’s Web at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano, June 16 – 25.

Hog Day Afternoon at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano, June 16 – 25.

Mary Poppins at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst, June 16 – July 22.

Summer Stock at the Arlington Public Library – Southwest Branch, June 19 – 24.

Sex with Strangers at Stage West Theatre, June 22 – July 23.

Hidden Nature: Sophead Pich exhibition at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, June 24 – January 7th 2018.

THIS WEEKEND

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at The Green at College Park at UTA, June 16 – 17.

Monterey Pop is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre.

Europa Games Get Fit & Sports Expo at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, June 17 – 18.

WaterBlade Free Test Drive at Stand Up Paddle North Texas in Las Colinas, June 17 – 18.

A Series of reFLEXION with the Impulse Dance Project at Sanders Theater in Fort Worth.

THURSDAY JUNE 15TH

Studio Ghibli Festival: Spirited Away at the Angelika Plano.

RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts at select theaters.

Summer Nights Wine Walk in Deep Ellum.

Coloring Party for Adults at the Arlington Public Library – Lake Arlington Branch.

Party on the Patio, Summer Music Series at America Gardens – West 7th.

Pourn Party at Bar Louie Fort Worth.

Park Concert Series with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Paul Quinn College.

Third Thursday Jazz: The Duane Durrett Quintet at the Fort Worth Central Library.

Keller Summer Nights at Keller Town Hall.

Cool Thursday Concert: U2 by UV at the Dallas Aboretum.

Art in the Park at Fair Park’s Museum Green.

‘The Princess Bride’ in Sundance Square.

FRIDAY JUNE 16TH

Josh Abbott Band at Lone Star Park.

Brave Combo and the Singapore Slingers at The Kessler.

Friday Jazz at Fair Park’s Old Mill Inn.

DSO On The Go: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Cliff Temple Baptist in Oak Cliff.

Chicago and the Doobie Brothers at the Starplex Pavilion.

Summer Block Party in the Dallas Arts District.

Going Homemade: Host Your Own Escape Room with the Arlington Public Library.

Happy Hour Yoga at Legal Draft Beer Co. in Arlington.

Late Night Photo Walk at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas.

Two Step in the Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Patrice Pike at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

The Music of Pink Floyd at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Movies at the Market: Hidden Figures at the Dallas Farmers Market.

SATURDAY JUNE 17TH

Fishing for Fun at Keller Town Center Pond.

Juneteenth Celebration presented by the City of Irving.

Texas Rangers Blood Drive with Carter BloodCare.

The Lava Luau in Old Downtown Carrollton.

Brunch on Broadway: West Side Story at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.

World Refugee Day – Dallas at the Northwest Community Center.

‘A Very Sordid Wedding’ premiere at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth with Q Cinema.

Outdoor Market/June Edition in Deep Ellum.

90s Pool Party at the Stoneleigh.

Father’s Day Medallion Help-Create at Vetro Art Glass in Grapevine.

Artisan Market at Overlook Park at Viridian in Arlington.

Summer Bird Walk at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Free Zumba in Sundance Square.

Local Motion: The Ballet Burn at Sammons Park.

Fangs! A Family Festival at the Texas Discovery Gardens.

5K Urban Dash at Fair Park.

Beer and Chips Art Festival at Noble Rey Brewing.

Modified Market & Car Show at the Ridglea Theater.

7th Annual Calvary Car Show at Calvary Baptist in Grand Prairie.

Replay: A Symphony of Heroes at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens.

Prophets and Outlaws at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Gigi After Dark at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano.

Safari Nights: Ice House at the Dallas Zoo.

Texas Black Invitational Rodeo at Fair Park Coliseum.

Movies on the Beach: The Jungle Book at Loyd Park in Grand Prairie.

SUNDAY JUNE 18TH

LAST CHANCE Matilda at Bass Performance Hall, June 13 – 18.

LAST CHANCE Inherit the Wind on stage at the Kalita Humphrey’s Theatre, May 16 – June 18.

LAST CHANCE The Birds at Theatre Three in Dallas.

Film Series: The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Dads Swim Free! at Hawaiian Falls.

Victorian Fencing Demos at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

My Architect: A Son’s Journey at the Kimbell Art Museum.

1812 Overture and Symphonic Sparklers at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Los TexManiacs & Flaco Jimenez at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

MONDAY JUNE 19TH

Eric Nadel’s Summer Reading Club Visit at the Arlington Public Library – Southeast Branch.

‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’ premiere at select theaters.

Mondays Don’t Suck at Action Park Grand Prairie.

The Gipsy Kings at the Bomb Factory.

TUESDAY JUNE 20TH

‘An American in Paris’ at the Magnolia Theatre.

RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts at select theaters.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 21ST

Studio Ghibli Festival – ‘Ponyo’ at the Angelika Film Center Plano.

DEEP DISH: Deep Ellum Dinner + Art Night beginning at Kettle Art.

National Theatre Live: Amadeus at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Midsummer Mingle at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

‘Zoolander’ at the Sundown @ Granada.

THURSDAY JUNE 22ND

Studio Ghibli Festival – ‘Ponyo’ at the Angelika Film Center Plano.

Party on the Patio, Summer Music Series at America Gardens – West 7th.

Early Texas Libraries: Architectural and Historical Perspectives at the Arlington Public Library – Southwest Branch.

Throwback Thursday Movie Night – Back to the Future at Sundance Square.

Keller Summer Nights at Keller Town Hall.

Cool Thursday Concert: The Limelight Band at the Dallas Arboretum.

NEXT WEEKEND

Donkey Beach with the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group, at the ATTPAC, June 22 – 25.

Dallas Tattoo Expo 2017 at Fair Park, June 23 – 25.

The Music of John Williams with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, June 23 – 25.

African Music Fest at the Dallas Arboretum, June 24 – 25.

2 for 1 at Trinity Forest Adventure Park and The Southern Cross, June 24 – 25.

Little Shop of Horrors and Seussical Auditions at The Firehouse Theatre, June 24 – 25.

FRIDAY JUNE 23RD

‘The Room’ at the Inwood Theatre.

‘Father of the Bride’ (1950) at The Palace Theatre in Grapevine.

Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Concerts in the Garden: The Music of David Bowie at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens.

Fourth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at Artspace111.

Aledo First Friday & Fireworks Extravaganza hosted by the City of Aledo.

Going Homemade: Terrariums at Literacy House with the Arlington Public Library.

Two Step in the Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Irving Concert Series at Whistlestop Plaza in Irving.

Cory Morrow and Robert Earl Keen at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Movies in the Park – Trolls in Haslet.

OLB Presents: 4th Annual March for Freedom at the Latino Cultural Center.

SATURDAY JUNE 24TH

Viva la Margarita 5k at River Legacy Park in Arlington.

The Ballet Burn at the ATTPAC.

Safari Nights: Rebirth Brass Band at the Dallas Zoo.

Cody Johnson & Friends at Panther Island Pavilion.

WOB Can-O-Beer Run at World of Beer Fort Worth.

National Theatre Live: Amadeus at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Healthy Cooking Tips & Samples in Sundance Square.

BurgerTime’s 35th Anniversary Extravaganza at Free Play Richardson.

Historic Texas Baseball Panel with the Dallas Historical Society.

Aparigraha: Letting Go in Color and Sound at Arts Mission Oak Cliff.

Swizzle Luau Lounge Tiki Flea at The Nines in Deep Ellum.

QueerBomb Dallas 2017 at RBC in Deep Ellum.

Concerts in the Garden: The Music of Journey at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ at Haggard Park in Plano.

Movies on the Beach – ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ at Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake.

SUNDAY JUNE 25TH

LAST CHANCE Something Rotten! at the Winspear Opera House, June 13 – 25.

LAST CHANCE Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, through June 25.

LAST CHANCE The Color of Light, The Treasury of Shadows: Pastels by Louis I. Kahn from the Collections of his Children at the Kimbell Art Museum, through June 25.

LAST CHANCE Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture at the Kimbell Art Museum, through June 25.

Rockin’ the River at Panther Island Pavilion.

Jalapeno Half, 10k, 5k at Panther Island Pavilion.

Come Fly A Kite at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Late Brunch at the Nines in Deep Ellum.

Concerts in the Garden – Classical Mystery Tour at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Jermaine Dupri at the Music Hall @ Fair Park.

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Have a wonderful week, all!

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