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Things to do in Dallas

A calendar of upcoming events in this vibrant city

 Now through August 22

Coastlines: Images of Land and Sea

Dallas Museum of Art

This is the final week of the DMA’s summer exhibit, which focused on the natural beauty of the edge of land. Go on Wednesday and pay half-price.


Now through September 5

“Sherlock Holmes in the Crucifer of Blood”

Theatre Three

A dramatic, mystery tale that can only be solved with the help of literature’s most famous detective. 

Runs throughout the week until September 5, ticket prices vary.


Now through October 31

Dreams of Flight:A Journey through Air and Space

The Women’s Museum

This exhibit takes its visitors through the progress that women have made in the realm of air travel. From the first woman in flight through women in space.


August 18

Rodney Atkins:

Granada Theater.

Country music artist, with hits including “If You’re Going Through Hell,” “Farmer’s Daughter” and his latest single “Watching You.”


August 19

Natalie Merchant

Winspear Opera House

This concert is a collaboration of the ATTPAC and KXT 91.7 FM. It will be a night filled with her beautiful, soothing voice and songs from her new album “Leave Your Sleep.”


August 20

A Prairie Home Companion

Winspear Opera House

A night with the whole gang. Garrison Keillor hosts this unique night of stories, song and all the classic bits.


‘Til Midnight at the Nasher

Nasher Sculpture Center

This monthly event includes a concert and movie outside in the serene sculpture garden. The concert begins at 7 p.m., with a showing of “Dreamgirls” at 9 p.m.


August 21

The Goo Goo Dolls Center

Even though they’ve released new music, this band will always be a middle school classic. Relive your first crush when they play their hits.


August 22

 “Drawing from the Masters” 1-2:30 p.m.

Meadows Museum 

An afternoon of informal drawing instruction led by artist Ian O’Brien open to all levels of experience.


August 24

Billy Idol

Palladium Ballroom

This is a must-see concert, with a playlist that begins with “Dancing with Myself” and “White Wedding” and includes two new songs that he recorded for his greatest hits album. Your parents may want to stay in town a couple days longer.


August 25

Memoryhouse & Twin Sister

The Loft

These unique bands headline a night of fun, ethereal songs that will soothe your soul.


August 26


Granada Theater

This fun, upbeat band will be taking over the Granada August 26, for a night of music perfect for jumping and head bobbing.


Green Day & AFI Center

Face it, you’ve been dying to “American Idiot” live and then whip out the Zippo app on your cell phone to “Good Riddance (Time of your life).”


August 27-29

Gershwin Favorites with Marvin Hamlisch

Meyerson Symphony Center

This special weekend features Kevin Cole, ‘America’s Pianist,’ as he tackles music from George Gershwin’s jazz portfolio.


August 30 

7 p.m.

The Taste Series: New York Avant-Garde Film

Greer Garson Theatre – Owen Arts Center

This series will be an exploration of experimental film during an important period of American art. The night will include screenings from filmmaker Peter Kubelka on 16mm prints.


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