Things To Do! 3/17/2016 – 3/24/2016

OPENING THIS WEEK

‘Jerusalem’ screening at The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, March 21 – May 1.

‘Love Letters’ at the Winspear Opera House, March 22 – April 3.

THIS WEEKEND

ALL CON at the Westin Dallas, March 17-20.

DFW Auto Show at the Dallas Convention Center, March 16-20.

Spring Clearance Sale at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, March 14-18.

Luck ‘O The Irish spring fling at the Dallas Heritage Village, March 15 – 18.

Conversations with Anne at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, March 18-19.

Hand Blown Beer Glass workshops at Vetro Art Glass in Grapevine, March 18-19.

Jazz Wine Train in Grapevine, March 18-19.

Celtic Fire at the Meyerson, March 18-19.

‘A WAR’ film screening at the Magnolia @ the Modern, March 18-20.

Spillover 2016 music festival in Deep Ellum, March 18-20.

Broadway’s Best! at Repertory Company Theater in Richardson, March 18-20.

Texas Pinball Festival at Embassy Suites in Frisco, March 18-20.

Brahms 3 at Bass Hall, March 18-20.

HodgePodge Market at Lakeland Plaza, March 19-20.

Santa Fe Days at Sandy Lake Amusement Park, March 19-20.

Lone Star Reptile Show in Arlington, March 19-20.

General Granbury’s Birthday Celebration in Downtown Granbury, March 19-20.

Rock and Roll Dallas run and expo at the Dallas Convention Center, March 19-20.

‘Hamlet’ at Hamon Hall, March 19-20.

THURSDAY MARCH 17TH

Today is the last day to register for the Preserving Family Memories workshop hosted by the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

LAST CHANCE ‘Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words’ at Texas Theatre, March 10-17.

Elayne Boosler at The Kessler.

‘Trapped’ at Texas Theatre.

Tracy Smith/Kevin Young: Poetry, Place & Race at the DMA.

BFDE Thursday Training Ride at Local Hub Bicycle Company.

St. Patrick’s Party at Cold Beer Company.

Wine Walk St. Patrick’s Edition in Deep Ellum.

Movie on the Square: Leprechaun in Downtown Carrolton.

Annual St. Patrick Day Party at Hooligan’s in Arlington.

37th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Party at J. Gilligan’s in Arlington.

St. Paddy’s Party at Tanstaafl Pub.

Pat Green is playing at The Rustic.

LUCK of the Irish at Luck @ Trinity Groves.

St. Paddy’s Party at The Celt Irish Pub.

St. Patrick’s Party at Idle Rich Pub.

St. Paddy’s Celebration at Hy Society in Arlington.

FRIDAY MARCH 18TH

Dallas Arts District Spring Block Party! The Nasher, The Crow, and The DMA will all have late night programming along with street performances and food trucks.

Skinny Cooks at Lee Harvey’s.

‘The F Word’ screening at The Dallas Contemporary.

Slow Art at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

SATURDAY MARCH 19TH

LAST CHANCE ‘Infusion’ exhibit at Kettle Art Gallery, Feb 25 – March 19.

LAST CHANCE Exploring America exhibit opens at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Dec 19 – March 19.

Shamrock Shindig at Watters Creek.

Dash Down Greenville pre-parade on Greenville Ave.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Greenville Ave.

Cowtown Goes Green in the Stockyards.

Raising Backyard Chickens at Trinity Haymarket.

Main Street Antique Junk Fest in Arlington.

Foraging Wild Edibles with Ben Starr at Denton Clear Creek Nature Center.

Rooftop Reggae Party at Sundown @ Granada.

Pin It Expo at Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Cirque du Burlesque at Viva’s.

Texas Paranormal Unity Fest in Glen Rose.

BeautyCon at Fair Park.

Mudbug Bash at Main Street Garden.

Tea Ceremony at the Japanese Garden in Fort Worth.

Concert on the Square in Downtown Carrolton.

Mysteries of the East concert at the Modern Art Museum.

Berlin Philharmonic performance screening at select theaters.

Rainn Wilson talk at the DMA.

‘PeeWee’s Big Holiday’ Dinner Party at Alamo Drafthouse.

Music is in the Air at The Log Cabin Village.

SUNDAY MARCH 20TH

LAST CHANCE ‘Alexander Gorlizki: Variable Dimensions’ exhibit at the Crow Collection, Sept 12 – March 20.

LAST CHANCE ‘Jackson Pollock: Blind Spot’ exhibit at the DMA, Nov 20 – Mar 20.

‘Free Willy’ movie screening at Studio Movie Grill, $3.

PAPTSD Social Ride at Continental Ave Bridge.

‘The Ten Commandments film screening at select theaters.

LUCKapalooza 2.0 at Luck @ Trinity Groves.

Asian Culture Expo at Courtyard Theater Plano.

Horses That Heal Premiere and Street Fair at Movie Tavern West 7th.

Poetry Under The Stars at Klyde Warren Park.

‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ at Alamo Drafthouse.

Jeanne Robertson at Bass Hall.

An Evening With Sophia Loren at the Winspear.

MONDAY MARCH 21ST

‘Gun Crazy’ at Alamo Drafthouse.

TUESDAY MARCH 22ND

‘Easter Mysteries’ at select theaters.

‘The Barkley Marathon’ and Scott Pilgrim V. The World film screenings at Alamo Drafthouse.

Joyce Pensato lecture at the Modern Art Museum.

‘Annie Hall’ at Magnolia Theater.

Tragedy and Transcendence at the DMA.

Godzilla Eats Las Vegas at the Meyerson.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 23RD

WordSpace Pegasus Readings at Kettle Art Gallery.

‘Air Bud’ screening at the Sundown @ the Granada.

‘The Ten Commandments’ at select theaters.

THURSDAY MARCH 24TH

Charles Russell’s Watercolors: An Examination at the Amon Carter Museum.

Dallas Observer Comedy Crawl in Deep Ellum.

First Hearings: Miroslav Penkov at the Wild Detectives.

Fractal Logic 3 at Kettle Art Gallery.

Nasher Gallery Lab at the Nasher.

ONGOING EVENTS

All The Way at the Wyly Theater, March 3-27.

‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ at the Music Hall @ Fair Park, March 11-27.

‘Whew!….that’s a relief’ exhibit at The Gallery @ UTA, Jan 29 – Mar 30.

Mujeres Poderosas: Strong Latinas in Fort Worth exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, March 4-31.

“The Art of the Pop Portrait” at the Level Gallery, Feb 20 – April 2.

Butterflies in the Garden at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, March 1 – April 3.

Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum, Feb 27 – April 10.

‘Buyer & Cellar’ show at Stage West theater, March 17 – April 10.

Focal Points: New to the Photography Collection at the Amon Carter Museum, Oct 17 2015 – April 10 2016.

‘The Nether’ at Stage West, March 10 – April 10.

A new exhibit by Ann Veronica Janssens at the Nasher, Jan 23 – Apr 17.

Doris Salcedo art exhibit at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Feb 27 – April 17.

FOCUS: Glen Kaino exhibit at the Modern Art Museum, Jan 30 – April 17.

Photos from Lonesome Dove exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Feb 19 – April 17.

Bullets & Bustles: Costumes of Lonesome Dove exhibit at the National Cowgirl Museum, Feb 19 – April 17.

The Magic of Yaacov Agam exhibit at the Geometric and MADI Museum, through April 21.

Time & Eternity: Landscape Paintings by Bireswar Sen at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, through April 24.

American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Feb 6 – May 1.

Coast to Coast in 48 Hours exhbit at the C.R. Smith Museum, Oct 31 – May 7.

Omni IMAX: Coral Reef Adventure at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Jan 1 – May 27.

Modern Opulence in Vienna at the DMA, through May 29.

A new Omni IMAX film, National Parks Adventure, will be at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History from Feb 12 to May 30.

Anne Frank: A History For Today exhibit at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, through May 31.

Lonesome Dove: The Art of Story at the Sid Richardson Museum, Jan 15 – June 19.

Sightings: Mai Thu Perrett exhibit at the Nasher Sculpture Center, March 12 – July 17.

Spirit and Matter exhibit at the DMA, through July 31.

Fundamental and Superfluous: The Arts of Life in China, Japan, and Korea exhibit at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, through August 15.

Benevolence and Wisdom: New Gifts from the Collection of Trammell and Margaret Crow at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, through August 15.

Protecting Widsom: Tibetan Book Covers from the MacLean Collection exhibit at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, through August 15.

Texas Folk Art at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Oct 16 2015 – Sept 19 2016.

Path To The Presidency exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center and Library, March 1 – October 9, 2016.

Oil’s Well That Ends Well dinner show at Texas Star Dinner Theater in Grapevine through November 2016.

RECURRING EVENTS/COOL THINGS AROUND TOWN

Feed The City, hosted by Volunteer North Dallas at Gordon Biersch in Plano, is a public effort to make sandwiches/meals for the homeless. Every first Saturday at 8.30am.

West 7th Farmers Market on Crockett Street in Fort Worth, every Thursday.

Classical Open Mic at Buzzbrews weekly.

The Dallas Swing Dance Society will host lessons and dances on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays of the month.

Geeks Who Drink host trivia at various places and locations throughout the Metroplex, including Alamo Drafthouse on Mondays, Cedar Springs Tap House Tuesday at 7, and Bryan Street Tavern Wednesday at 8.

Free Improv Jam Session and Open Mic Night every Tuesday at the Dallas Comedy House, among various other fun activities weekly.

Various shows at the Planetarium at UT Arlington.

Vintage Train Rides in Grapevine.

Open Gym with Dallas Elite Dogdeball on Tuesday evenings.

Various classes are offered at the Dallas Arboretum weekly, everything from silk screening to gardening information to fused glass making.

Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show every weekend at the Stockyards.

Parkour In the Park has free classes every Saturday at the Water Gardens in Fort Worth, Reverchon Park in Dallas, or Robert E. Lee Park in Dallas.

Every Tuesday is Open Mic Night at the Free Man in Deep Ellum.

Every Thursday night is Bingo Night at City Park Café at Main Street Garden.

At Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson every Sunday is Board Game Night and Tuesdays are Tiki Bingo Night.

Stockyards Rodeo every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm in the Stockyards.

Every Saturday is the Coppell Farmers Market in Old Town Coppell.

Tuesday Tease weekly at Sue Ellen’s Dallas.

Trinity Hall has lots of weekly things, like Pub Trivia on Sundays and Texas Hold ‘Em on Mondays.

Pub Quiz on Wednesdays at Ten Bells Tavern.

Book a trapeze class at Skyline Trapeze in Dallas.

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventures let you tour Dallas while doing an Amazing Race style scavenger hunt on your smart phone.

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