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These are the 11 best things to do in Dallas this weekend

These are the 11 best things to do in Dallas this weekend
Written by Noah Roy

Weather permitting, this weekend in and around Dallas will see a great mix of local and national events. On the local side, it will be classical music, various local theater performances, and artistic closing and opening. On the national side, there will be an immersive traveling art gallery, several famous comedians, a Disney Princesses concert, and the return of professional tennis to the area.

Here are the best ways to spend your precious free time this weekend. As of press time, everything is up and running. But with temperatures below freezing and icy conditions expected on Thursday and possibly longer, check with event organizers about possible postponements/cancellations.

Thursday 3 February

Immersive Frida Kahlo
Immersive Frida Kahlo is a space where visitors can explore the world through the eyes of Frida Kahlo, the brilliant and relentless painter who has created some of the most amazing artworks in history. Visitors will see the Mexican-born artist’s work come to life on a grand scale thanks to large-scale projections accompanied by a composition. Guests will be able to discover the people, events, and obstacles that made Kahlo the extraordinary woman she was. The immersive exhibit will be on display at Lighthouse Dallas until at least April 17th.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presents “Welcome Back Maestro Litton”
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will welcome conductor Andrew Lytton with a concert that also features pianist Stephen Hogg. The concert’s anthology, which runs through Saturday at the Merson Symphony Center, will include Tchaikovsky’s No. 1 Piano Concerto and Rachmaninoff’s No. 2 Symphony.

Friday 4 February

Theatrical production center
The Art Center Theater in Plano will open two new shows this weekend. Breaking up is hard to do: the musical (runs to February 20) Follows Gabe, who lacks the self-confidence to perform his own music, and is secretly the songwriting genius behind the music Dell claims is his own. When Gabe meets Marge, he is forced to take action to win her heart and, eventually, reveal himself as a true musician, performing his own songs in front of the entire resort. in a Vaginal soliloquy (running to February 19) Eve Ensler has interviewed over 200 women and picked some of the greatest stories about vaginas. The stories range from happiness, sadness, anger and confusion, but they are all spoken in an effort to empower women and celebrate vaginas.

Rodney Carrington: “Let me in!”
Rodney Carrington, born in Longview, Texas, is a multi-talented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major comedy albums, selling over 3 million copies. His stand-up usually includes a mix of comedy and original songs, a few of which have reached the top 100 on the Billboard Country charts. He will play at Majestic Theatre.

Richardson Theater Center presents drop dead
A cast of actors who were planning to revive their careers in Drop dead!, a Pottery Race murder mystery directed by Victor Le Beuy’s “Wonder Child of the Broadway Stage” (a paranoid and psychotic). But when the murders and mysteries go beyond those in the script, these playwrights must save the show and their careers, as well as theirs. Production will run through February 20 at the Richardson Theater Center.

Saturday 5 February

Nate Bargazzi: “The Rain Check Tour”
Comedian Nate Bargatsy is coming to Dallas as part of his “Raincheck Tour.” The 42-year-old Bargatze has only received significant notice in the past eight years or so, releasing his debut album in 2014. He has since released two standalone specials on Netflix, including 2021. Greatest American AverageHe has his own podcast. Nateland. He will perform at the Texas Trust CU Theater in Grand Prairie.

Patton Oswalt: “Who’s Ready to Laugh?”
Patton Oswalt is a comedian whose size belies his influence on the entertainment world. He has had award-winning comedy specials, many memorable film roles, and guest appearances on TV shows such as Parks and recreational resorts. recently created Modocthe new Marvel stand-up comedy series and Emmy- and Grammy-nominated Netflix special series released, love everythingin 2020. He will present a night of stand-up comedy at the Majestic Theatre.

DISNEY PARTS Disney Princess: The concert
Disney Princess: The concert Featuring four Broadway actors who played Belle, Jasmine, Anastasia, and Nala, to celebrate all the Disney Princesses in an evening of story, animation, and song. Tony nominee Susan Egan, two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes, Grammy nominee Courtney Reed, and rising star Aisha Jackson will join the party as they sing Disney Princess songs and share their exclusive, funny and honest behind-the-scenes stories. The event will be at the Music Hall in Fair Park.

Shows the third stage Maytag Virgin
The third theater will present the regional premiere of Audrey Cefali’s film Maytag Virgin, which follows Alabama school teacher Lizzie Nash and her new neighbor Jack Key, year-round after the tragic death of Lizzie’s husband. The play explores ideas of inertia, self-enlightenment, and the bridge between the two. Production will continue at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Theater Complex through February 20.

Sunday February 6

The opening and closing of the Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art will be closed “Van Gogh and the Olive Groves” Sunday after nearly four months. The first exhibition dedicated to the important series of olive groves by Vincent van Gogh, collecting for the first time the series of paintings dedicated to the honorary painting produced by the artist between June and December 1889. The opening will be Octavio Medellin: Soul and Form The first ever retrospective of Octavio Medellin, an influential Mexican American artist and educator whose work helped shape the Texas art scene for six decades. Medellin was a famous sculptor who mastered a wide range of mediums, and was involved in modernist trends in both his native Mexico and the United States.

ATP presents the Dallas Open
Top-ranked tennis player John Isner has not had success at the Australian Open this year, but he will top the Dallas Open, the first time the ATP Tour has reached Dallas in more than 30 years. The tournament, which runs through February 13 at the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex at Southern Methodist University, will feature other top players like Grigor Dimitrov, Reilly Opelka, Taylor Fritz and more.


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