Thursday, January 27, 2022 Jan 27, 2022
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Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, January 27

Ladies! Grab a bestie or two to HerStory Galetine’s Pop Up at West Village. Walk around the Dwell with Dignity decorated pop-up with a glass of Rose Gold Rosè in hand, while you browse products from women-led brands. The pop-up runs until January 30.

Run, don’t walk, to The Green Family Art Foundation. Today is the last day to view “Black Bodies, White Spaces: Invisibility & Hypervisibility”, the Aindrea Emelife curated exhibit.

Friday, January 28

Bring the special lady in your life to visit “Climb with Courage” at Galleria Dallas. The interactive wall displays the stories and experiences of women entrepreneurs to inspire the next generation of women leaders. The wall, a partnership between Galleria Dallas and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, commemorates the start of Girl Scout Cookie season. The wall will be on display until February 27.

Spend the evening at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. On Friday nights, the museum transforms into an independent film theater. This weekend’s showing of Parallel Mothers starts at 3:45p.m. and ends on Sunday, January 30th. Click here to buy tickets and schedule of showings.

Saturday, January 29

Van Gogh and Olive Groves
Vincent van Gogh, A Walk at Twilight, 1889–1890.

Start off the morning with a lovely virtual conversation with Nicole R. Myers, the Senior Curator of European Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, about “Van Gogh and the Olive Groves: Impressions of Provence”, the current exhibit on display. The event is free to public. RSVP here.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Dim Sum-inspired tea and food course at The French Room at The Adolphus. RSVP for an afternoon of Char Siu pork buns, spring rolls, steamed dumplings, and more.

Sunday, January 30

ALL / EVERYTHING returns to celebrate The Weeknd. Brooklyn based, Dallas raised DJ Brndn Blue returns for the dance party at Trees. Buy tickets.

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo blazes into Dickens Arena for weeks of Western inspired sports and games. On Sunday, the show & rodeo will have livestock competitions, cowboy church, and more family-friendly events. Click here to plan your trip!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.