DART: Your Ride This Weekend

There are plenty of DARTable events going on this weekend – a bunch of them in the Dallas Arts District, plus a beloved annual festival in Richardson. Here’s the lowdown:

Friday, May 19

Paula-Poundstone-2Paula Poundstone, famous for her razor-sharp wit and spontaneity, performs at the Majestic Theater. The Majestic is a super short walk from St. Paul Station.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is holding its annual Spring Celebration, dallasblackdancetheaterwhere it will premiere two new works by its new artistic director. The performances take place at the Wyly Theater, near Pearl/Arts District Station.

The Dallas Symphony’s Soluna Festival is in full swing. Go to City Performance Hall to mingle with members of the Dallas Symphony dallassymphonyOrchestra and enjoy their cool re-imagining of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The venue is a short walk from Pearl/Arts District Station.

Saturday, May 20 

Wildflower!, Richardson’s popular, family-friendly music and arts festival, is happeningwildflower this weekend. Saturday will see the B-52s take the stage. The festival takes place mere steps from Galatyn Park Station.

The Downtown Carrollton Movies on the Square series continues with The Secret Life of Pets. Taking place in a secretlifeofpets2New York apartment building, it’s the story of Max, a favorite pet whose life is turned upside down when his owner brings home a new dog. The screening begins at sunset. The square is a very short walk from Downtown Carrollton Station.  

Sunday, May 21 

Today is the last day of the Dallas Theater Center’s production of Electra — a one-of-a-kind outdoor theater experience happening at Annette Strauss Square. Expect the unexpected in this one-of-a-kind production that will take the audience on a journey through the grounds of the square. The performance may not be appropriate for people under the age of 11. You can walk to the square from Pearl/Arts District Station.

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