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A Look Ahead At Highlights From The Art&Seek Calendar

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What’s happening with fall? The forecast this week projects daytimes highs everywhere from 71 to 48. It’s all over the place! At least there will be a day or two in there where we can wear our fuzzy sweaters with confidence. Do you know what’s really cool this week? All the fabulous art-related events going on in our neck of the woods! There are musicals, art exhibitions, theater, and concerts galore. There’s so much going on you’ll wonder what to do first. Lucky for you our picks this week will help you decide.

Wednesday

Join Art&Seek at Alamo Drafthouse in the Cedars for a special Frame of Mind screening of “Norm Hitzges: An Opinionated History of Dallas Sports.” A conversation with the legendary sports broadcaster will follow the film.

Stop by the Dallas Center for Photography tonight for an opening reception for Harvey Stein in the Center’s new gallery space. Stein’s photographs capture life, death, and religion in the small towns and villages of Mexico.

See photographs from Gordon Parks at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The exhibition is a retrospective of Parks’ career which captured the African-American experience from the 1940s to the 60s.

Thursday

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas presents “A Chorus Line” at the Irving Arts Center. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning musical examines a day in the lives of seventeen dancers who are all vying for a spot in the chorus line of a Broadway musical.

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is hosting a lecture called Everywhere and Nowhere: American Indians in the United States. The Hon. Brenda Pipestem, Tribal Supreme Court Justice will discuss contemporary challenges of invisibility and protecting American Indians in America.

In Denton, The Texas Woman’s University Department of Dance presents its annual fall DanceMakers Concert at Margo Jones Performance Hall. The program showcases the creative voices and ever-changing landscapes of contemporary dance.

Friday

KXT 91.7 Presents Sleater-Kinney at House of Blues in Dallas tonight. The indie-rock duo is in town promoting their new album, “The Center Won’t Hold. “

Catch “Menopause the Musical” at the W.E. Scott Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. The musical comedy follows four women who meet in a department store and form a unique bond over “the change.” It’s on stage through Nov. 16.

It’s time for trivia at the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth. Bring your friends for happy hour and test your knowledge of the American West during Wild West Wits.

Saturday/Sunday

On Saturday, put your party hat on and head to The Rustic in Dallas for the KXT Turns 10 Concert. Headlining the birthday bash will be Grace Potter with Devin Gilfillian and our Tiny Cake concert winner Texicana.

It’s Second Saturday at the Sid Richardson Museum and that means that the museum is holding a free tour. This month, the theme of the Second Saturday tour is Survival in the American West. The tour is docent-guided and examines the grit required to live in and explore the American frontier during the 19th century.

In Fort Worth, Stage West presents the tru-ish story “The Lifespan of a Fact.” The play explores the blurred lines between fact and fiction in the high stakes world of publishing.

Head to the McKinney Performing Arts Center on Sunday to see trumpet great Sean Jones perform with The Texas Instruments Jazz Band, and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Jazz Orchestra.

Monday

Celebrate Veterans Day at the Allen Public Library. Veterans share stories from World War II and Vietnam and the Allen Community Band performs a medley of patriotic songs.

The Moncrief Cancer Center in Fort Worth presents Efflorescence, an exhibition of fine paper sculptures from artist Emily Chase. The exhibition includes 19 works that examine the realities of the human experience. It’s presented in partnership with the TCU School of Art.

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour lands at the Majestic Theatre tonight. The production is all-new for 2019 and follows Asia O’Hara journeying to save the universe with some help from her friends Aquaria, Detox, Monet Exchange and others.

Tuesday

The Arts Incubator of Richardson hosts an AIR time interview at Alamo DraftHouse. Kevin Sprague and Kyle Simmons with Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters will be sharing the art and science of coffee roasting. The movie “Diner” will be screened after the discussion.

KXT 91.7 presents Allen Stone at the House of Blues in Dallas. The first-ever Karaoke Extravaganza Tour celebrates his new album Building Balance and the show will be filled with Karaoke, games, prizes, and the opportunity to sing with Allen Stone on stage.

It’s Family Game Night at the Audubon Recreation Center in Garland. Bring the kids for face painting, a magician, games, inflatable axe throwing & archery, and more!

For more on these and other events, explore the Art&Seek calendar.