Now that the holiday brouhaha is over and you’ve had a chance to take a breath, time to take a well-deserved break. But how will you spend your me-time this week? Well, we can help you with that. Whether it involves books or plays or exhibitions, we break it all down for you. We can even tell you where you can learn to do a little origami.
Who struggles with hunger, and why? A presentation called ‘This is Hunger‘ at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas uses storytelling and other activities to draw you into the lives of everyday Americans and deepen awareness about this problem.
Find out what happens when a struggling actor takes a job in the basement of a megastar’s home in the off-Broadway hit comedy ‘Buyer and Cellar.’ It’s the first show from the newly opened Daum Theatre Company and it’s on at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.
Art, Beats & Lyrics started as a small art show in Atlanta. It’s grown into a traveling show pairing emerging visual artists and musicians with veteran hip-hop stars. Memphis rappers 8Ball and MJG headline the free show at Gilley’s in Dallas.
Author Zadie Smith visits Dallas for the first time. Smith was invited to participate in the DMA’s Arts & Letters Live series. She’ll chat with KERA’s Krys Boyd about her novel, ‘Swing Time’ Saturday evening at the Dallas Museum of Art.
The 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration wraps up with a parade that begins at MLK Boulevard and Holmes Street in Dallas. The parade features area high school bands and floats. It concludes at Fair Park.
Another Broadway hit is headed to North Texas, this time to the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. Don’t miss the Tony Award-winning play, ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.’
Local artist Ryan Goolsby has new works on display at Liliana Bloch Gallery in Dallas. See how he’s turned discarded items such as cast iron radiators or bike racks into unique sculptural pieces in his new solo exhibition, ‘Totem.’
For more on these and other events explore the Art&Seek calendar.