Things to do

Opening Reception of Roberta Harris: UP at The Women’s Museum

Opening Reception of Roberta Harris: UP at The Women's Museum

The Women's Museum will be celebrating the opening art exhibit of Roberta Harris: UP on Saturday, July 11th, 2009. Meet the Houston-based artist in person and view her artwork from 1985 to the present. Her latest work, birds and grid, looks beautiful online. I spoke with Alyssa Gardina who said Harris' "Apple Sky" will be displayed at the exhibit. Yay!

Admission to the Museum and the reception is free and en complimentary food and beverage. RSVP to rsvp@thewomensmuseum.org or (214) 915-0876 by July 8.

When: Saturday, July 11th, 3:00-5pm
Where: The Women's Museum, 3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226

The exhibit UP is fundamentally about hope. Hope is not wishful thinking. Hope is rather the ability to stand amid what is broken and chaotic and envision a positive future story. – Roberta Harris

Lecture Series: Diego Rivera and the Mexican Revolution at SMU’s Meadows Museum

Lecture Series: Diego Rivera and the Mexican Revolution at SMU's Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum at SMU will be presenting a three-week lecture series exploring the social, cultural and political climate of Mexico during Diego Rivera's lifetime. The lectures are free and advanced registration is not required.

While you're there take advantage of Free Thursday's (after 5pm) at the Meadow's Museum and explore the Diego Rivera: The Cubists Portraits, 1913-1914 exhibition.

Wilco’s “Wilco The Album” Release Party at Good Records

Wilco's

"Wilco The Album" Release Party starts at 9pm tonight at Good Records. Watch a screening of the Wilco concert film "Ashes of American Flags" and hang out with other cool Wilco fans in Dallas. Good Records will be giving away signed poster, t-shirts, bandannas, CD's, and one complete Wilco catalog.

Good Records
1808 Greenville Ave. (map)
Dallas, TX 75206
(214)752-4663

Free Live Music Wednesday: Sarah Jaffe Playing at House of Dang

Free Live Music Wednesday: Sarah Jaffe Playing at House of Dang

Sarah Jaffe playing at House of Dang on Wednesday June 24th at 8pm. This chick is pretty awesome and has a strong voice that hits high notes and deep emotions. Check her out before the show on DC9 in Space (video below) and NPR's Song of the Day.

House of Dang
www.thehouseofdang.com
4219 Bryan St
Dallas, TX 75204-6768
(214) 827-1146

Thursday Features Local Texas Music in a Courtyard Oasis

Thursday Features Local Texas Music in a Courtyard Oasis

The courtyard oasis on Lemmon Avenue and Oak Lawn features a different local musician each Thursday from 5-8pm. The courtyard is behind the well known local and organic boutiques Hadley & Harriet and New Harmony.

This Thursday, June 25th, Matt Ingram Band brings a sultry voice and rhythms and rhymes to "all those who have a strong affection for great music."

Relax in the courtyard, bring your dog, and BYOB.

YoungNCultured Kicks Off Concerts@ AMLI Quadrangle

YoungNCultured Kicks Off Concerts@ AMLI Quadrangle

YoungNCultured is kicking off their first concert series event at AMLI Quadrangle this Friday, June 19th. This month's concert series brings in Fort Worth music icons Traveler. The band begins at 8:13pm. Get there early, and stay late.