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Things to Do in Dallas This Weekend

The ultimate event list to plan your week around.

This Week, Nov. 11 Through Nov. 13

Monday, Nov. 11

Electronic duo Matt and Kim celebrate the 10th anniversary of their breakout album, Grand, at The Bomb Factory at 8 p.m. Beach Goons will open the show. Tickets are $35. 

Dallas-based singer C’yani Love is celebrating the release of her new single, “ALIVE” tonight at Deep Ellum Art Company. They’ll be shooting a music video starring the audience. The event is donation-based and benefits the Veteran’s Coalition of North Central Texas. 

Double Wide brings back Hair Metal Monday with a Thanksgiving twist for “Feastful of Metal II.” Expect a cornucopia of metal from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. There’s no cover. 

WAAS Gallery hosts Mindful Monday with full moon yoga and mindful meditation led by Stephanie Wallace. Bring your own mat, bolster, block, and meditation pillow. Tickets are $25.

Tuesday, Nov. 12 

Dallas Contemporary hosts Stitch with Us, a healing session of radical embroidery inspired by the exhibitions on view at the museum. The event goes from 6-9 p.m., costs $10 per person, and includes wine for those of age. Purchase tickets here

Geeks Who Drink have Free Tuesday Trivia Night at Legacy Hall’s Unlawful Assembly Brewing Co. from 8-10 p.m. 

Two Door Cinema Club performs at South Side Ballroom on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Peach Pit opens the show. Tickets are $40. 

The Latino Cultural Center holds a free screening of the locally made film Stacy Has A Thing For Black Guys, written and directed by Ruben Carrazana and shot entirely in the Dallas area. The film starts at 7:30 p.m. 

OVME, a new med spa at the Shops at Turtle Creek, hosts Girls’ Night Out with Dallasites101 from 6-8 p.m. There will be bites from Jalisco Norte, Katy Trail Vodka cocktails, and discounted services and coupons. RSVP here

Two Door Cinema Club

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Cosmo’s Restaurant & Bar celebrates its 19th anniversary on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to close. 

Her.HQ, Outdoor Voices, and Urbanhippieyoga present a Midweek Chill yoga flow session at 6:30 p.m. After class, stick around for refreshments and Outdoor Voices gift cards. Tickets are $10. 

Famed photographer David Yarrow makes an appearance at The Network Bar in Trinity Groves on Wednesday night to promote his new book. Tickets are free. 

Oak Cliff Brewing Co. offers Trivia + Tamales on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. The theme of the night is ‘90s trivia. 

The Gallery Rooftop Lounge at Canvas Dallas has reverse happy hour specials on Wednesday from 6-11 p.m.

Ongoing Events, Through November

Here are our picks for the 20 best events happening in Dallas this month. 

See, pumpkins. Incontrovertible proof that fall has arrived. Photo courtesy of the Dallas Arboretum.

Visual Art 

The Nasher Sculpture Center presents the first major museum presentation of artistic duo Michael Elmgreen ad Ingar Dragset. The artists, best known for their ghostly Prada store in Marfa, have worked together for over two decades. Elmgreen & Dragset Sculptures is on view from September 14 through January 5. Read more here.

Painter John Currin is perhaps best known for his portraits of women, but his new exhibition at Dallas Contemporary, My Life as a Man, focuses specifically on the artist’s depiction of men. The show is on view September 15 through December 22. Read our write-up here.

Installation view of John Currin at Dallas Contemporary.

After a renovation, the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth is open again and hosting a slew of worthwhile exhibitions. One of the most notable is Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940-1950, a collection of images tracing breakout moments in the influential photographer’s career. The exhibit is on view September 14 through December 29.

The Kimbell Art Museum explores the work of Pierre-August Renoir in Renoir: The Body, The Senses, an exhibition focused on the artist’s depiction of the human form. The romantic show is on view through January 26, 2020. Special tickets are required.

 

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