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Things To Do This Week

Monday, September 27

Friends! The Musical Parody recreates hilarious moments on stage for attendees at The Majestic Theatre. Set in 1990s Manhattan, the comedic musical promises non-stop laughter for mature audiences. Get your tickets.

Uptown Dallas, Inc. invites you to an outdoor showing of Practical Magic at Griggs Park. The screening is free to the public. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair. The movie starts at 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 28

Sean Scully The Shape of Ideas
The Fall; Sean Scully, 1983
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Artist Sean Scully joins Timothy Rub, Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in conversation about The Shape of Ideas, Schilly’s first retrospective exhibition to be shown in the United States in over 25 years. Stop by the Modern Museum of Art from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to purchase a ticket. Free tickets are available at the information desk of the Modern at 5:00 p.m. Click here for the livestream.

Reserve your seat to The Power of Prevention featuring Chris Herren, subject of Unguarded, an Emmy-nominated documentary and former NBA Player. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit The Recovery Resource Council, a Fort Worth nonprofit that provides mental health services for individuals on the path towards recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders. The program starts at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 29

Celebrate National Coffee Day at the Funny Library Coffee Shop! Located at Virgin Hotel Dallas, each coffee proceeds goes towards Cafe Momentum, a 12 month internship program for individuals for young women and men departing juvenile facilities.

For Downtown Dallasites eager to celebrate the caffeinated holiday, grab a caramel pumpkin cheesecake latte at Open Market Grab N’ Go inside Sheraton Dallas.

Willow Smith, the pop punk prophet, plays at Trees. The all ages concert starts at 8:00 p.m. You’re going to want to bring out your Warped tour merchandise for this concert.

As the great Dani Rojas says on Ted Lasso, “Football is life!” Invoke the spirit of Rojas and purchase your ticket to support FC Dallas vs. Sporting Kansas City. The match begins at 7:00 p.m.

Recurring Things To Do

It’s now September, which means it’s time for our print magazine’s list of the month’s must-do events.

“Stronger Than Arms” opens at Undermain Theatre. The contemporary adaption of Seven Against Thebes explores concepts of status, aggression, and fate. The production runs until October 2. Get tickets here.

“Atmosphere”, Ray-Mel Cornelius’ exhibition opens at Ro2 Art. The exhibition is influenced by Cornelius’ memories of rural Texas. The exhibit runs until October 9.

“Whereabouts”, a multi-artist exhibition opens at The Cedars Union. The exhibition centers on one’s relationship to nature, culture, history and identity. The exhibition runs until October 22.

“#IfThenSheCan”, an exhibit of contemporary women professionals in STEM careers, at NorthPark Center runs until October 24. The 3D printed display features 122 statues of women STEM innovators to inspire the next generation of young girls and women. The exhibit runs through October 24.

Pollock Gallery of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Miles of Freedom hosts “The Arts of Oppression”, an exhibition and auction of over 180 works created by formerly and currently incarnated individuals. Proceeds from the exhibition benefits Miles of Freedom, a Dallas based nonprofit which assists with prison reentry services and programs. The exhibition lasts until October 30.

“Focus On: Henry Ossawa Tanner” opens at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition runs until January 2, 2022.

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