Howdy folks! I hope you are all doing well, and have had an enjoyable week! There’s some cool stuff coming this week, and be sure to start game planning for next weekend as well, there’s a couple of events that may sell out.
As always, please feel free to comment with any events you’ve heard about that I have missed, and be sure to DM me with information/links for upcoming events you’d like to see on the list.
A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from the Phillips Collection at the Kimbell Art Museum, May 14 – August 13.
Into The Woods at the Winspear Opera House, May 16 – 28.
We Know You’ve Got Soul exhibition at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, May 16 – June 4.
Inherit the Wind on stage at the Kalita Humphrey’s Theatre, May 16 – June 18.
Roni Horn at the Nasher Sculpture Center, May 20 – August 20.
Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion at the Dallas Museum of Art, May 21 – August 20.
Pink Impact at the Fort Worth Convention Center, May 12 – 13.
The Breakfast Club is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater.
Dvorak’s New World Symphony at Bass Performance Hall, May 12 – 14.
Water Gardening Weekend at North Haven Gardens.
FRIDAY MAY 12TH
Food Truck Friday at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Moore Melodies Concert at the Lost Oak Winery in Burleson.
Cocoa & Canvas – A Mother’s Day Celebration at the Irving Mall.
Awesome Mix Dance Party at the Vetted Well at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.
Joe Rogan at Verizon Theatre.
White Rock Zine Machine: Flight #4 at Deep Vellum Books.
Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green in Fort Worth.
Broadway Then and Now at the Irving Arts Center.
SATURDAY MAY 13TH
LAST CHANCE Mother’s Day Bowl Help-Create at Vetro Art Glass in Grapevine, April 29th – May 13.
LAST CHANCE Captain Phantasm Meets Major Majestic at Pocket Sandwich Theater, March 31 – May 13.
Neighborhood of Good Event at Babb Brothers BBQ at Trinity Groves. Today’s event will be packing meals for children in need at DISD schools.
White Rock Market with Good Local Markets.
Command Performance 2017 at the Winspear Opera House.
Oak Cliff Tyler Street Market hosted by Good Local Markets.
Space Day at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
ASO Symphony Goes Wild at Arlington Music Hall.
Cornhole Tournament at 3 Nations Brewery.
Spring Wingding at Dinosaur Valley State Park.
BOOM BOOM! A Burlesque Spectacular! at Arts Fifth Avenue.
Strut Your Mutt at the Margaret Hunt Bridge in Dallas.
The 5K Foam Fest Dallas at DFW Adventure Park in Roanoke.
History Quest at the Dallas Heritage Village.
Dallas Brain Tumor Walk at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Mimosa Run at Panther Island Pavilion.
Homegrown Festival featuring Tripping Daisy, at Main Street Garden in Dallas.
Pints for Pups at Mutts Canine Cantina.
7th Annual Prairie Day at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
6th Annual Student Film Festival at Texas Theatre.
Summer Fiesta at The Grove at Harwood with Dallasites101.
Gospel Music Celebration at Traders Village.
Asia Times Square 2nd Annual Crawfish Festival in Grand Prairie.
Metis Atash: Buddha Goes Punk at Samuel Lynne Galleries in Dallas.
A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.
Safari Nights: Petty Theft at the Dallas Zoo.
Beethoven Strauss Brahms with the DSO in Frisco at Stonebriar Church.
Assassination City Roller Derby Bout at Thunderbird Roller Rink in Plano.
SUNDAY MAY 14TH
LAST CHANCE Susan and God at Theatre Three, April 20 – May 14.
LAST CHANCE Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Casa Manana, April 21 – May 14.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Lost Oak Winery in Burleson.
Fat Tire’s Tour de Fat Battle of the Bands at Three Links.
MONDAY MAY 15TH
Speak Aloud: Improve Your Public Speaking at the Southeast Branch of the Arlington Public Library.
Mondays Don’t Suck at Action Park Grand Prairie.
‘Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth’ Book Launch at the Dallas Museum of Art.
A Musician’s View at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
TUESDAY MAY 16TH
Fort Worth Camera Foto Fest at Magnolia Motor Lounge.
Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall in Fort Worth.
Artist Talk: Henri Scars Struck at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.
WEDNESDAY MAY 17TH
Hoopin’ and Hollerin’ at Big Al’s McKinney Avenue Tavern.
THURSDAY MAY 18TH
1-Ton Crawfish Boil at Rex’s Seafood at The Market.
Cool Thursday Concert: Walk the Line at the Dallas Arboretum.
Third Thursday Jazz: Rene Marie and the Experiment in Truth at the Fort Worth Library.
Watagua Fest 2017 at Capp Smith Park, May 18 – 21.
‘Bonnie and Clyde’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre, May 19 – 20.
Remix: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Dallas City Performance Hall, May 19 – 20.
Main Street Fest in Downtown Grapevine, May 19 – 21.
DBDT: Spring Celebration at the Wyly Theater, May 19 – 21.
Elm Street Music and Tattoo Fest in Deep Ellum, May 19 – 21.
Convergence 23 Dallas in Deep Ellum, May 19 – 23.
Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson, May 19 – 21.
Alice in Wonderland at Bass Performance Hall with Texas Ballet Theater, May 19 – 21.
Muddy Mortal DFW at Skyline Ranch, May 19 – 21. This is a Harry Potter Mud Run, essentially. TICKETS ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT
Dallas Truck and Jeep Fest at 4 Wheel Parts in Dallas, May 20 – 21.
Dallas Pet Expo at Dallas Market Hall, May 20 – 21.
FRIDAY MAY 19TH
Food Truck Friday: Lunch Four at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Beastro at the Fort Worth Zoo.
‘Til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels at Verizon Theatre.
Paula Poundstone at the Majestic Theatre.
Rebirth Brass Band at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Complimentary Movie: Cinderella at the Dallas Farmers Market.
Artful Readings: You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Divine Strings: The Sounds of Mohan Veena at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.
Paula Poundstone at the Majestic Theater.
Miguel Bose at the Music Hall at Fair Park.
SATURDAY MAY 20TH
Spring Fun Festival at Keller Town Hall.
Artisan Market & Plant Sale at Overlook Park in Arlington.
Spring Trinity Trash Bash in Fort Worth with an after party at Panther Island Pavilion.
Duncanville Fire Truck Pull at Armstrong Park in Duncanville.
Music and the Brain at Dallas City Performance Hall.
Pie Contest at the Tyler Street Market.
Arlington HodgePodge Market at the Bob Duncan Center.
Mama Ida’s Ice Cream Social with the Dallas Farmers Market Friends.
Country Concert Series 1 at Traders Village.
DFW Pagan Unity Fest at Arlington UU Church.
Wanderlust at the Sheraton Arlington.
Look Inside the Doctor’s Bag: Leeches, Bullet Extractors, and More at Farmers Branch Historical Park.
LUCK Hits the Road with tacos at Martin House Brewing Company.
Bodyrolls, Tosses, and Other Off-Body Magic workshop at Divine Sight Healing Arts Center.
Rock Skipping and Rock Stacking at Dinosaur Valley State Park.
Super Retro Saturday – Mario Kart Double Dash at Game Over Videogames in Fort Worth.
Relay for Life Dallas at Main Street Garden Park.
Fort Worth Tacky Prom Pub Crawl on West 7th.
Amor Por La Danza at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.
Ambrosia at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Safari Nights: Memphis Soul at the Dallas Zoo.
SUNDAY MAY 21ST
LAST CHANCE Memphis at Art Centre Theatre in Plano, May 5 – 21.
LAST CHANCE Electra: A One of A Kind Outdoor Theater Experience at Strauss Square, April 4 – May 21.
Great Strides for CF at Panther Island Pavilion.
Pastrami Appreciation Day at LUCK at Trinity Groves.
FWSDS: Collegiate Shag with the Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate.
Illustrative Silk Painting at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.
Ultra-Seeing Film Series: The Mandala Pattern at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
The Holistic Fair at Billy Bob’s Texas in the Stockyards.
Joint Lecture: The Material Culture of German Texans at the Dallas Heritage Village.
The Bloody Mary Fest at the Commerce Event Center in Dallas.
Pioneers in Modern Art: Henri Matisse at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Sunday at the Train Station and in the Schoolhouse at Farmers Branch Historical Park, as well as Victorian Fencing Demos.
Brewhaha: A Day of Beer Magic hosted by Go Oak Cliff at Four Corners Brewery.
Indie Game Drink and Draw at the Flying Saucer Addison.
Further Jazz – Tunes from the Horizon of Sound at The Wild Detectives.
Bleu Edmondson at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Happy Mom’s Day to all the wonderful moms out there, and see you next week!