Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, June 23


    • Red Cross Lifeguard Class – all day, through June 24, North Lake Natatorium 
    • Home Chemicals Collection/Electronics Recycling – 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Brierty Municipal Compound
    • Dallas T’Adore Gospel Music Gala – 6:30 p.m., African Nations Fellowship, Carpenter Hall
    • Poolside Teen Jam – 7-11 p.m., Lively Park Pool

    Sunday, June 24


    • Taste of Dallas – Noon-8 p.m., Gas Monkey Live, Dallas
    • Chinese Garden Reception – 2-4:30 p.m., The Association of Oriental Arts, Irving Arts Center Main Gallery
    • Guided Gallery Tour – 2:30 p.m., Irving Art Center
    • Kathak Rhythms: Concert of the Legend – 5 p.m., Carpenter Performance Hall

    Monday, June 25


    • Multi-Arts Camp: Lone Star State of Mind – 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through June 29, KidsArts, Irving Arts Center
    • Teen Scene Camp: South by Southwest – 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through June 29, KidsArts, Irving Arts Center
    • Discover Downtown Movie Series:  Hairspray – 8:20 p.m., Sammons Park, Dallas

    Tuesday, June 26


    • The Mother Road Revisited:  Route 66 Then and Now – through September 2, IAC Carpenter Lobby
    • Hunger Hero Day – 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Tacos 4 Life, Frisco
    • “The Lion King” – 7:30 p.m., through July 7, Dallas Summer Musicals, Fair Park Music Hall, Dallas

    Wednesday, June 27


    • Kids Notes – 2:30 p.m., Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Valley Ranch Library
    • Weezer and Pixies / The Wombats – 7:30 p.m., Dos Equis Pavilion (formerly Starplex), Dallas
    • Shakespeare in the Park:  The Taming of the Shrew – 8:15 p.m., Dallas Shakespeare Festival, Samuell-Grand Park, Dallas

    Thursday, June 28


    • Mystery Bingo – 6-8:30 p.m., Heritage Senior Center
    • After-Hours Cocktail Tour – 6 p.m., Samurai Collection, Barbier-Mueller Museum, Dallas
    • Kathleen Battle – 7:30 p.m., Winspear Opera House, Dallas

    Friday, June 29


    • The African Film Festival – through July 3, African American Museum, Fair Park, Dallas
    • 23rd Annual Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses – 10 a.m.-9 p.m., through July 15, NorthPark Center, Dallas
    • Commerce Street Night Market: Neighborhood Summer Bash – 6-10 p.m., Pike West Commerce, Dallas
    • SRC @ South:  Rockin’ to the Oldies Decades Dance – 7-10 p.m., South Irving Library

    Saturday, June 30


    • Saturday Farmers Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Four Seasons Markets, Irving Arts Center Grounds
    • Outlaw Music Festival:  Willie Nelson / Ryan Bingham – 1 p.m., Dos Equis Pavilion (formerly Starplex), Dallas
    • Dallas Pancakes and Booze Art Show – 8 p.m., Deep Ellum Art Co., Dallas

    Sunday, July 1 


    • Grant Wood and the American Heartland: Prints & Works on Paper – CLOSES, Irving Arts Center Dupree Lobby
    • “How I Became a Pirate” – 1:30 & 4:30 p.m., through July 8, Dallas Children’s Theater, Rosewood Center, Dallas
    • Paul Thorn and the Blind Boys of Alabama – 8 p.m., Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, Arlington

    Monday, July 2


    • 36th Infantry Division Band:  Patriotic Salute Concert – 7 p.m., Irving City Hall East Lawn
    • 80s Rewind Film Series: Labyrinth – 7 p.m., Angelika Film Center, Dallas
    • Concerts in the Garden: Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic – 8:15 p.m., Fort Worth Botanic Garden

    Tuesday, July 3


    • Chinese Garden Party Exhibit – through July 8, The Association of Oriental Arts, Irving Arts Center Main Gallery
    • Beat the Heat with a Cool Cat! Free Adoptions all July – Irving Animal Care Campus
    • Addison Kaboom Town – 4 p.m., Addison Circle Park

    Wednesday, July 4


    HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!


    • Fourth of July Parade – 9 a.m., Irving Heritage District
    • Watermelon Reception, feat. Texas Gypsies – 10 a.m., Heritage Park
    • Independence Day Concert and Fireworks – 6 p.m., Lake Carolyn
    Thursday, July 5
    • Irving Quilt Guild – through July 8, Irving Arts Center Focus Gallery
    • Babel – 7:30 p.m., through July 15, Cry Havoc Theater Company, Winspear Opera House, Dallas
    • Louis the Child / Troyboi / Big Wild – 8 p.m., South Side Ballroom, Dallas

    Friday, July 6


    • 10th Annual Big Weekend of Improv – 7 p.m., through July 7, Addison Conference & Theater Center
    • Hal Ketchum – 8:30 p.m., Kessler Theater, Dallas
    • Grapevine SummerBlast Friday Fireworks – 9:30 p.m., Gaylord Texan, Grapevine