Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, July 7


    • Red, White and Woof $20 Adoption Event – 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Irving Animal Care Campus
    • Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio – 1:00 p.m., Piano Pavilion Education Studios, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth
    • “The Lion King” – 1:30 & 7:30 p.m., Dallas Summer Musicals, Music Hall at Fair Park
    • Parks and Recreation Trivia Night – 11:15 p.m., Pocket Sandwich Theatre, Dallas

    Sunday, July 8


    • Chinese Garden Party – CLOSES, Carpenter Lobby
    • Irving Quilt Guild Exhibition – CLOSES, Focus Gallery
    • Dubsplash: The Volkswagen Car Show – 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sandy Lake Amusement Park, 
    • 2nd Sunday Family Funday: Summer Splash – 1-4 p.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200

    Monday, July 9


    • The Mother Road Revisited: Route 66 Then and Now – through September 2, Carpenter Lobby
    • Multi-Arts Camp: The Sooner State – 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through July 13, KidsArts, Irving Arts Center
    • Leading Ladies Film Series: “The Women” – 7 p.m., Angelika Film Center and Café, Plano

    Tuesday, July 10


    • Cut! Costume and the Cinema – 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through August 21, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington 
    • Let’s Play Irving:  Public Input Meeting – 6-8 p.m., Lee Park Recreation Center
    • “Hairspray” – 7:30 p.m., through July 15, Winspear Opera House, Dallas

    Wednesday, July 11


    • Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses – 10 a.m.-9 p.m., through July 15, NorthPark Center
    • Thirty Seconds to Mars / Walk the Moon / Welshly Arms – 6 p.m., Dos Equis Pavilion, Dallas
    • Shakespeare in the Park: The Comedy of Errors – 8:15 p.m., through July 15, Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre, Dallas

    Thursday, July 12


    • Downtown Plano Art and Wine Walk – 5-9 p.m., Downtown Plano
    • Second Thursdays with a Twist:  As You Wish – 5-9 p.m., Dallas Museum of Art
    • Let’s Play Irving:  Public Input Meeting – 6-8 p.m., Cimarron Park Recreation Center

    Friday, July 13


    • Lunch Bunch – 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Taco Diner
    • Bastille Day Dinner – 6-10 p.m., through July 14, Bullion, Dallas
    • “Babel” – 8 p.m., through July 15, Winspear Opera House, Dallas
    • Deafheaven / Drab Majesty / Uniform – 8 p.m., Gas Monkey Bar and Grill, Dallas

    Saturday, July 14


    • Saturday Farmers Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Four Seasons Markets, Irving Arts Center Grounds
    • July AquaStars – 10 a.m. - Noon, West Irving Aquatic Center
    • Christmas in July Pottery Painting – 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lee Park Recreation Center
    • West African Dance Community Class – 2:00 p.m., Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas
    • Poolside Teen Jam – 7-11 p.m., Senter Park Pool

    Sunday, July 15


    • Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion – Noon-6 p.m., Fort Worth
    • Say Indie! Music Festival feat. Band Camino / Phangs / Natalie Claro – Noon, Deep Ellum Art Co., Dallas
    • KNON Film Festival – 2-11:30 p.m., Texas Theatre, Dallas
    • Violent Femmes and Echo and the Bunnymen – 8 p.m., the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

    Monday, July 16


    • Multi-Arts Camp: The Sunflower State – 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through July 20, KidsArts, Irving Arts Center
    • Mini-Camp: Summer Road Trip! Intro to Art - 8 a.m.-5 p.m., through July 20, KidsArts, Irving Arts Center
    • It’s a Zoo Out There – 7 p.m., Plano Community Band, Haggard Park, Plano

    Tuesday, July 17


    • The 4th Annual Live Laugh Learn – 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Richardson Civic Center, Richardson
    • Chris Vognar’s Screening Room:  Broadcast News – 7 p.m., Angelika Film Center and Café, Dallas
    • 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul / Soul Asylum – 7 p.m., the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

    Wednesday, July 18


    • Sommelier for a Day – 5-7 p.m., III Folks, Dallas
    • Smashing Pumpkins / Metric – 7 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas
    • Free Summer Movie Series:  Coco – 8 p.m., Fair Park, Dallas

    Thursday, July 19


    • Red Cross Lifeguard Class – all day, through July 21, North Lake Natatorium 
    • Butterfly Tea Party, feat. Bonjour Butterfly – 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas
    • American Idol: Live 2018! – 7 p.m., Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie

    Friday, July 20


    • 17th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas – Noon, through July 26, Angelika Film Center and Café, Dallas
    • One Act Play Contest – 7 p.m., Irving Parks and Recreation Department, Carpenter Performance Hall
    • “George Washington Slept Here” – 7:30 p.m., through August 4, MainStage Irving- Las Colinas, Dupree Theater
  2. Saturday, July 21


    • Foreigner / Whitesnake – 7 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory
    • Austin Zhang sextet featuring Quincy Davis – 7:30 p.m., The Kitchen Café, Dallas
    • “Cats” – 8:30 p.m., Art Centre Theatre, Plano

    Sunday, July 22


    • Yellow Submarine – Noon, 2 & 4 p.m., presented by the Magnolia Theatre, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
    • “The Will Rogers Follies” – 3 p.m., Greater Lewisville Community Theatre

    Monday, July 23


    • The Mother Road Revisited: Route 66 Then and Now – through September 2, Carpenter Lobby
    • “George Washington Slept Here” – 7:30 p.m., through August 4, MainStage Irving- Las Colinas, Dupree Theater

    Tuesday, July 24


    • Cut! Costume and the Cinema – 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through August 21, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington
    • Counting Crows + Live: 25 Years and Counting – 6:30 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory

    Wednesday, July 25


    • Stars Align Tour: Jeff Beck & Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson– 7 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory
    • “The Music Man” – 7:30 p.m., through August 19, The Firehouse Theatre, Farmers Branch

    Thursday, July 26


    • 2018 Summer Games: Water Volleyball – 9 a.m.-Noon, West Irving Aquatic Center
    • Sweet and Salty Love YA Author Panel – 7:30 p.m., South Irving Library
    • “Broken Symphony” – 8 p.m., through August 5, The Core Theatre, Richardson

    Friday, July 27


    • O.A.R.: Just Like Paradise Tour with Matt Nathanson – 7 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory
    • An Evening with Ira Glass – 8 p.m., Winspear Opera House – AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
    • Dive-In Movie Night: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” – 9 p.m., NRH20 Family Water Park, North Richland Hills

    Saturday, July 28


    • PlayStation Soccer Tournament:  FIFA 2019 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Georgia Fallow Recreation Center 
    • Cook the Book: A Cooking Book Club – Noon, Valley Ranch Library
    • West African Dance Class Hosted by Bandan Koro – 2 p.m., through August 25, Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas
    • Bill Burr Comedy – 7 & 10 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory

    Sunday, July 29 


    • Red Cross Lifeguard Class – 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., North Lake Natatorium 
    • Soul Sundays: Yoga at the Kimbell – 11 a.m., Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth
    • “Kiss Me Kate” – 2:30 p.m., presented by Garland Summer Musicals, Granville Arts Center, Garland

    Monday, July 30


    • Theatre Camp: “Get Your Kicks on Route 66” – Through August 4, Child’s Play Touring Theater, Irving Arts Center
    • 2018 Summer Games: Kickball – 9 a.m-Noon, Trinity View Park
    • Book Lover’s Happy Hour: Libraries Rock, 7-8:30 p.m., South Irving Library

    Tuesday, July 31


    • 2018 Summer Games: Volleyball – 10 a.m.-Noon, Senter Park Recreation Center 
    • Meditation Workshop – 7 p.m., West Irving Library

    Wednesday, August 1


    • Teens Write Now – 3 p.m., presented by the Plano Public Library System, Parr Library
    • Young Adult Action Council (YAAC) – 4:45-5:30 p.m., South Irving Library
    • Valley Ranch Taekwondo Demonstration – 6:30 p.m., Valley Ranch Library 
    • Knot Your Grandmother’s Crochet – 7 p.m., Valley Ranch Library

    Thursday, August 2


    • 2018 Summer Games: Youth Basketball – 10 a.m.-Noon, Mustang Park Recreation Center
    • Diabetes Prevention Class – 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Heritage Senior Center

    Friday, August 3


    • Water Gun Madness – Noon, Klyde Warren Park, Dallas
    • Erasure:  World Be Gone Tour – 8 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory
    • Dive-In Movie Night: “Black Panther” – 9 p.m., NRH20 Family Water Park, North Richland Hills