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20 Fun Things To Do This Weekend

With so many things to do in Dallas, how do you choose what to do? Make the most of this weekend with our editor’s picks. From professional sports to neighborhood festivals and all the events that locals love, there’s always something BIG happening in Dallas. Find everything from the best concerts and nightlife, to museum exhibits and things to do with the kids.

JooYoung Choi: Songs of Resilience From the …

The Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas is pleased to present a focused multi-year exhibition series dedicated to making visible the work of Texas-based contemporary Asian women artists. The artists presented in this program focus on contemporary issues both in Texas and abroad, giving voice to complex, humanized stories of identity, place, tradition and modernity.  ... Read More

A World of Paper: The Lyle Novinski Print …

April 25 - September 29, 2022 with an Opening Reception: May 6, 2022 5:20-7:30 p.m. Nearly 200 prints from Lyle Novinski's private print collection are on view at the Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas. The prints, which represent a wide range of techniques and styles, span over 400 years of printmaking history. Novinski collected the prints over the years primarily for instructional purposes at the University of Dallas where he is Professor Emeritus of Art.... Read More

AAPI Showcase at the AT&T Discovery District

The AT&T Discovery District is proud to celebrate Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an art exhibit featuring local AAPI artists, and AAPI artists from AT&T's corporate art collection.   From Jacob Hashimoto's sculptural paper kite compositions to Bumin Kim's boundary-pushing exploration of painting with a thread, these artistic voices come together in a dialogue that both examines the nuance of identity and explores a wide range of...... Read More

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage …

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with some fun programs and events! Explore, Educate, and Create with the Dallas Public Library! In-Person  May 7 at 10:30 a.m.- Explore South Asia- Audelia Road Branch Library Storytelling & craft, Henna, Bollywood Dance Workshop May 14 at 10 a.m.- Explore East Asia- Vickery Park Branch Library Storytelling & craft, K-Pop Dance Workshop, Lion Dance Performance May 21 at...... Read More

Yanga: Journeys to Freedom in the Americas

This exhibition breaks ground by introducing new and existing materials in a direct and purposeful, bilingual educational experience using all five senses. Visitors will leave with a powerful and thoughtful overview of Gaspar Yanga's role as a liberator and the slave trade experience in the Americas including examples of original tools used to punish. In addition, the exhibition highlights the often-neglected story of the Mascogos, who took the Southern route of the unofficial Underground...... Read More

Wellness Wednesday with Koko Ananti

Wellness Wednesdays make The District your personal dance studio this month! Have a joyful workout with Koko Ananti as she leads you through a workout that combines modern west African dance with body sculpting all set to an Afropop beat. Then stick around and have a glass of wine with Koko at Hawthorn during Wine Down! ???? Come dressed in comfortable workout attire and shoes.... Read More

Make & Take: Asian Dumplings

You'll sample a variety of dumplings as our instructors offer tips on steaming, frying and boiling these bite-sized morsels. The fillings and wrappers will be ready and waiting. As our Instructors guide you, your nimble fingers will fill and fold and create several dipping sauces. For ages 16 & up. Children younger than 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Each attendee must purchase a ticket.  Menu Martin Yan's Surefire Siu Mai (Chicken & Vegetable Dumplings) Grace...... Read More

The Beeman Hotel "Let's Plant and Sip" …

Show off your creative "green" spirit in an interactive "Plant & Sip" workshop where you will be able to design and plant your own succulent garden. Then take it home, and watch it grow! The workshop will be taking place at The Beeman Hotel on Wednesday, May 18th from 7 pm-9 pm. $45pp includes plant and first glass of champagne or house wine.... Read More

T-Pain - The Road to Wiscansin Tour

Hip hop heavyweight T-Pain is coming to Dallas for his brand new The Road to Wiscansin Tour! See him live at The Factory in Deep Ellum on May 18, 2022.... Read More

Deep Ellum Wine Walk: Rose Ole!

Join the Shops of Deep Ellum as we celebrate the awesomeness of springtime, perfect for sipping, shopping and strolling with friends. Explore fresh arrivals, special in-store events, and promotions at our award-winning shops. Make a night of it, and check out our neighborhood's fantastic restaurants, legendary music venues, dazzling street art, and so much more. There is always something to delight and amaze you around every corner, and it's all waiting for you at the wine walk! This month's...... Read More

Scissor-Tails & Cocktails

Thursday, May 19, 2022 7:00-10:00pm at Trinity River Audubon Center Don't miss the event of the season! With signature cocktails, tasty treats from a variety of chefs, music and dancing, Scissor-tails & Cocktails is a fun and festive spring celebration benefiting Trinity River Audubon Center. This event will raise money and, more importantly, awareness for the center while sharing our historical and current story. Please note this is an indoor/outdoor event.... Read More

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

GEMMA NEW conducts ALEXANDER GAVRYLYUK Piano AARON JAY KERNIS Musica Celestis RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet: Suite American composer and Pulitzer Prize winner Aaron Jay Kernis's note in the score of Musica Celestis (Music of the Heavens) states that the ethereal work "is inspired by the medieval conception of that phrase, which refers to the singing of the angels in heaven in praise of God without end…" Rachmaninoff's tempestuous Second Piano Concerto...... Read More

Phoebe Bridgers: Reunion Tour

The acclaimed singer/songwriter had a busy 2021, with 4 GRAMMY nominations, multiple late night TV performances -  including a smashing debut on Saturday Night Live  - a sold out Fall tour, multiple festival appearances, two songs for charity ("That Funny Feeling" and "Day After Tomorrow") and collaborations with Taylor Swift, The Killers, Paul McCartney, Metallica and more. Most recently, she received Billboard's 2022 Women in Music Trailblazer...... Read More

Joeboy - The Young Legend Tour

Nigerian singer and songwriter Joeboy will perform live at... Read More

Raj Sharma at Dallas Comedy Club

SEE RAJ SHARMA LIVE MAY 20TH-21ST! Raj Sharma is not only a professional comic, but a classically trained actor and seasoned host. He appeared as himself in JESTINATION UNKNOWN, a comedy travel show on Amazon.? Raj is now the co-creator and co-producer of the sell-out comedy show, 'Raj Sharma Presents….', which combines stand up and charity, benefitting various foundations across the USA. Born and raised in Texas and brought up in a traditional Hindu household gave him all the...... Read More

The Pineapple Thief

British progressive rock band The Pineapple Thief will perform live at Amplified on Fri, May 20 at 8:00pm.... Read More

Said the Sky & Elohim

Said the Sky & Elohim will perform live at South Side Ballroom on May 20 at 8:00pm.... Read More

Bright Eyes

Indie rock band Bright Eyes will perform live at The Factory in Deep Ellum on Fri, May 20 at 9:00pm.... Read More

Yoga at The Sound

Bring your mat and join us on Tuesdays at 6 PM or Saturdays at 10 AM for FREE outdoor yoga taught by Chris Mayhan. About Chris: Chris is a certified yoga instructor with over 15 years of experience helping others feel at ease with following their breathe and letting go. She successfully completed the 300-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Certification through Yoga Alliance. Chris is passionate about uplifting others, starting each day with a grateful heart, and encouraging acceptance and...... Read More

Festival of Joy

This festival, also known as Ratha Yatra or Festival of the Chariots, is celebrated in many other global city centers including New York's Fifth Avenue and London's Piccadilly Circus, and promises to bring a vibrant celebration of South Asian spiritual heritage and culture to the Arts District. The event begins in the park, with a parade procession. Participants will pull the large, colorful chariot along Flora Street, accompanied by the singing of ancient Sanskrit mantras and the sounds of...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers
Wed - May 18

Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers

Globe Life Field

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission
Wed - May 18

MIC Drop - Official Podcast of the Dallas Sports Commission

Daily ongoing

Liberty and Laughter: The Lighter Side of the White House
Wed - May 18

Liberty and Laughter: The Lighter Side of the White House

Daily through Dec 31

George W. Bush Presidential Center

This is Dallas Exhibit
Wed - May 18

This is Dallas Exhibit

Daily through May 30

Dallas Heritage Village

JooYoung Choi: Songs of Resilience From the Tapestry of Faith
Wed - May 18

JooYoung Choi: Songs of Resilience From the Tapestry of Faith

Daily through Sep 4

Crow Museum of Asian Art

A World of Paper: The Lyle Novinski Print Collection
Wed - May 18

A World of Paper: The Lyle Novinski Print Collection

Daily through Sep 29

University of Dallas