Hey folks! I’m sorry about the delay this week. The next couple are probably going to be a bit wonky with the end of school and vacation and things. I’m going to try and schedule a post or two for when I’m out of town, which will hopefully work out.
In the meantime, please enjoy this shiny new list, all the way through the long weekend for Memorial Day! If you have any events I’ve missed please share in the comments below, and if you have a future event you can send me the details and I’ll make sure it gets added.
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.
Circus 1903 at Music Hall @ Fair Park, May 23 – June 4.
Snow White the Musical – Youth Cast at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano, May 26 – June 4.
Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, May 28 – September 3.
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.
Taste Addison at Addison Circle Park, 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.
Lone Star Reptile Expo at Knights of Columbus Arlington, May 20 – 21.
Dallas Pet Expo at Dallas Market Hall, May 20 – 21.
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.
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
Visual SpeedBump Art Tour in Oak Cliff.
Spring Fun Festival at Keller Town Hall.
Artisan Market & Plant Sale at Overlook Park in Arlington.
Taste of Irving at Cimarron Park.
Bar Crawl Nation starting at British Beverage Company.
Outdoor Market: May Edition in Deep Ellum.
Deep Ellum: Operation Beautification will be meeting at Easy Slider Texas.
Why Quixote? Artist Round Table Discussion held at the Latino Cultural Center and hosted by Shakespeare Dallas.
Spring Trinity Trash Bash in Fort Worth with an after party at Panther Island Pavilion.
Art Focus at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. This week’s focus is Georgia O’Keefe’s ‘White Birch’.
Duncanville Fire Truck Pull at Armstrong Park in Duncanville.
Library and Archives Tour at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
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.
Brunch on Broadway: INTO THE WOODS at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.
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.
Plant Nite: Succulent Garden at Dick’s Last Resort in Dallas.
10th Annual DFW Dragon Boat, Kite, and Lantern Festival at Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas.
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.
Innervate: Decks in the Park at The Foundry Bar.
Further Jazz – Tunes from the Horizon of Sound at The Wild Detectives.
Bleu Edmondson at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Preserving German Texas Heritage at Dallas Heritage Village.
MONDAY MAY 22ND
Plant Nite: Chalkboard Wood Terrarium at the Fox and Hound Dallas.
TUESDAY MAY 23RD
Plant Nite: Beer Garden at Legal Draft Brewery in Arlington.
The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind at Dallas City Performance Hall.
Existential Variety Improv Lab 2.0 at the Bath House Cultural Center hosted by Circus Freaks.
MJ Live at the Fair Park Band Shell, free event.
WEDNESDAY MAY 24TH
Speak Aloud: Improve Your Public Speaking at the Northeast branch of the Arlington Public Library.
Dreamspace at the Meyerson Symphony Center, free event.
THURSDAY MAY 25TH
Plant Nite: Follow Me to Silver Star at Trinity River Distillery in Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Autism Conference at the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth – Fossil Creek, with Dr. Temple Grandin as keynote speaker.
Women’s Wellness Through a Compassionate Approach of Auyrveda at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.
Cool Thursday Concerts: Bruce in the USA at the Dallas Arboretum.
Bands on the Bricks: Live 80s in Sundance Square.
Brush Lettering Workshop at Lone Chimney Mercantile.
Chill Out Yoga at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Prom Night, 1985! A Queer Dance and Fundraiser hosted by QueerBomb Dallas at RBC.
6th Annual Art on the Greene Art Festival at Richard Greene Linear Park in Arlington, May 26 – 28..
Famous Monsters Convention at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center, May 26 – 28.
Annual Lavender Festival in at Lavendar Ridge Farms in Gainesville, May 27 – 29.
Fort Worth Metal Fest at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, May 27 – 28.
Red, White, and Broadway at the Firehouse Theater, May 25 – 29.
Van Zweden Conducts Elgar at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, May 26 – 27.
FRIDAY MAY 26TH
Pirates of the Caribbean Pirate Party featuring The Bilge Pumps at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.
Commerce St. Night Market at Pike West Commerce.
Throwback 80s Night ft. Le Cure at The Rustic.
Sarah Jaffe at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.
SATURDAY MAY 27TH
LAST CHANCE Polly Smith: A Texas Journey at Fair Park with the Dallas Historical Society, February 1 – May 27.
Cereal Box Cinema: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Alamo Drafthouse Richardson.
One Night Stand The Stage Play at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.
Liberty Fest Presents Stars & Strings at Farmers Branch Historical Park.
CLUE Movie Party at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.
Downtown REMarket in downtown Cedar Hill.
Atlatl Demo at Dinosaur Valley State Park.
Gardening for Hummingbirds at North Haven Gardens.
Tad-Poles: Stilts Around the World at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth with Amphibian Stage Productions.
Book Club Block Party at the Lake Arlington Branch of the Arlington Public Library.
Jonathan Tyler at Levitt Pavilion Arlington.
Movies on the Beach: Moana at Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake.
Star Party in the Valley at Dinosaur Valley State Park.
Bara, Bara, Bara at the Dallas Contemporary.
Safari Nights: A Hard Night’s Day at the Dallas Zoo.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Inwood Dallas featuring live shadowcast Los Bastardos.
SUNDAY MAY 28TH
LAST CHANCE Into The Woods at the Winspear Opera House, May 16 – 28.
LAST CHANCE Passages in Modern Art: 1946-1996 at the Dallas Museum of Art, through May 28.
LAST CHANCE the Wittgenstein Vitrine at the Dallas Museum of Art, through May 28.
Passport to the Park at Klyde Warren Park.
Dallas Pets Alive 5th Annual Pup Crawl starting at Cold Beer Co. in Deep Ellum.
Dallas Margarita Meltdown 2017 at the West End in Dallas.
Pioneers of Modern Art: Pablo Picasso at the Kimbell Art Museum.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Sonnets, an Unabridged Staged Reading at the Wyly Theater.
Latino Connections: The Rhythms of Dance at Dallas City Performance Hall.
la Tropa F at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.
Carmen Goldthwaite’s Texas Dames at The Wild Detectives.
MONDAY MAY 29TH – MEMORIAL DAY
LAST CHANCE Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, April 8 – May 29.
7th Annual Fort Worth Runners Club Memorial Day 5k at Trinity Park.
Memorial Day Concert at Flag Pole Hill.
For Love and Art: A Benefit for America’s Veterans at Taboo Lounge in the Dallas Design District.
Lone Star Bark at Lone Star Park.
Memorial Day Celebration in Grand Prairie.
Historic City Tour: Running with Bonnie and Clyde with the Dallas Historical Society.
Have fun, be safe, and see you next time!