Things To Do This Weekend
Thursday, January 20
Is that nostalgia in the air or below freezing temperatures? Probably a bit of both. However, do not let the cold air prevent you from attending the launch of the Friends pop-up at The Whippersnapper. The 90s themed pop-up will have immersive experiences, themed food and drink specials, and Instagram friendly photo ops.
The War on Drugs plays The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory. The Grammy award winning band will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets range between $30 – $129. Get tickets.
Friday, January 21
It’s an EP release party and everyone is invited! Stop by Deep Ellum hotspot Neon Kitten for Cameron McCloud and Robert Trusko in-person show. The performance starts at 10 p.m. Come early for a tasting of dim-sum bites and Hello Kitty cocktails.
Start off your morning with a yoga session at the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit. The 35 minute class starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends with a tour of the exhibit. Tickets are $55. Buy tickets.
Asia Times Square launches its back to back weekend celebration for the Lunar New Year. The festival kicks off at 1 p.m. with lion dance performances, k-pop performances, and cash-only vendors. Click here for a schedule of events. The festival will return January 28.
Saturday, January 22
Texan comedian Gabriel Iglesias returns to the Lone Star State for his ‘Back On Tour’. Iglesias will perform at the American Airlines Center at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Buy seats.
Rock ‘n roll and cover bands come to Legacy Hall for The Guns N’ Roses Experience at Legacy Hall. The suburban food and drink hall hosts the premier cover band to emulate the Guns N’ Roses experience. The event is 21+ only and starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Get tickets.
Sunday, January 23
Already preparing for a Valentine’s Day present? visit The Underground Market on Greenville Ave. The market starts at 11 a.m.
Keep up your New Year’s resolution with an offbeat boxing at Crisp & Green at its new Lakewood location. The class starts at 9:30 a.m. and is free to the public. RSVP here.
Recurring Things To Do
It’s January, which means it’s time for D magazine’s list of the month’s must-do events, as seen in our current issue.
HADESTOWN comes to the Winspear Opera House for the month of January. The Tony Award-winning play interpolates the classic tales of Persephone, Hades, Orpheus, and Eurydice into a unique Broadway production. The play runs until January 30th. Buy seats.
Let the Christmas countdown begin! If you are in the mood for Christmas lights, add The Modern Lights at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to your list. The museum covered their trees in festive lights to commemorate the holiday season. The light display runs until February 6, 2022.
Spend an afternoon at the Dallas Zoo! Regular admission is $8 during the zoo’s Penguin Days special. The special ends of February 28. Get tickets.
Visit the Katy Trail for a view of Sara Cardona‘s assorted seed pod sculptures for the latest Nasher Public offsite exhibition. The seed pots are physical, visual tributes to agricultural and transportation customs of the state’s indigenous peoples. The exhibition will be on display until March 20, 2022.
Guadalupe Rosales’ exhibition “Drifting on a Memory” opens at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibit pays homage to the cultural traditions of Latinx communities in the United States, specifically Rosales’ neighborhood of East Los Angeles. The exhibit is free to the public and runs until July 2, 2022.