Check out this week’s picks. Do you hear a voice that speaks to you? Whether it is the voice of a people and their culture, an avant-garde artist, a civil rights activist, or the titillating voice of a rock ‘n’ roll singer, don’t make any plans yet until you look ahead at the week with Art&Seek.
Explore African American history and culture at the Irving Arts Center with “A Place for all People.” The show is produced in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture and celebrates the opening of this newest Smithsonian museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra tackles the epic soundtrack to the film “2001: A Space Odyssey” at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
Garland artist Valton Tyler creates landscapes in his imagination, then draws or paints them. You can explore these worlds in a new exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
Pianist Richard Goode performs a recital of Bach and Chopin at the Kimbell Art Museum. See this master of the ivories while you can.
On Sunday, head to the Texas Theatre in Dallas for an Oscar watch party featuring themed drinks, sketch performances and much more.
If award shows aren’t your thing, then maybe an evening of classical music is what you’re looking for. Southwestern Adventist University presents “A Night at the Meyerson” at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
Memphis singer/songwriter Valerie June’s voice percolates somewhere between Dolly Parton and Billie Holiday. She brings her timeless sound to Dallas’ Granada Theater. Don’t miss it.
FLOWER POWER has arrived! Check out Dallas Blooms, the Southwest’s largest spring floral festival, at the Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
Fort Worth painter Vernon Fisher’s exhibition at Talley Dunn Gallery has been extended. See the Art&Seek Spotlight Artist’s latest work, which attempts to make sense of the world using references to pop culture, literature and so much more.
Dallas Summer Musicals presents “The Illusionists: Live from Broadway.” This show features seven magicians attempting some of today’s most sophisticated magic. See the trickerations at Music Hall at Fair Park.
For one night only The King returns. Head to the Majestic Theatre for “Elvis Lives” a multimedia and live musical journey into the life of Elvis Presley.
For more on these and other events explore the Art&Seek calendar.