Fun Events for January & February 2022

Looking for fun On The Town? Check out our top picks for January & February 2022!

All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.


 

Photo by Stephanie Fease

ALADDIN BALLET

Be enthralled as Plano Metropolitan Ballet presents Aladdin, a story of mystery, thrill, and beauty told through the wonders of original ballet choreography.

Where: Courtyard Theater | 1509 H Ave., Plano

When:   Friday, Jan. 7 – Friday, Jan. 22 | See website for show times

Web:      http://planometballet.org


 

Chloé Trevor and Marcus Pyle

MOZART CON AMORE: CHLOÉ TREVOR & MARCUS PYLE

Enjoy the Garland Symphony Orchestra’s January concert in their Mozart con Amore season, featuring the extraordinary violinist Chloé Trevor and violist Marcus Pyle. Selections will include Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and Sinfonia Concertante, and Schubert’s Symphony No. 6.

Where: Granville Arts Center | Where: Granville Arts Center | 300 N. 5th St., Garland

When:   Friday, January 14, 7:30pm

Web:      https://www.garlandsymphony.org


 

Mystery Science Theatre | Photo by Cody York

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000

Mystery Bubble Tour

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live is coming to Dallas with an all-new production. Emily Connor and the world’s most incredible — and only — movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and GPC, will take you and your family on a rollercoaster ride through the film Making Contact.

Where:  Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House | 2403 Flora St., Dallas

When:    Sunday, Jan. 15, 7:30pm

Web:       https://www.attpac.org/on-sale/2022/mystery-science-theater-3000/


 

Photo courtesy of The George W. Bush Presidential Center

THE CONTINUAL STRUGGLE: THE AMERICAN FREEDOM MOVEMENT AND THE SEEDS OF SOCIAL CHANGE

The George W. Bush Presidential Center presents this exceptional exhibit by artist Brian Washington. The exhibition is a collection 13 years in the making, documenting all phases of the Civil Rights Movement using visual art and storytelling to recall an era of protests against injustice and inequality.

Where:   George W. Bush Presidential Center | 2943 SMU Blvd., Dallas

When:     Monday, Jan. 17 – Sunday, Mar. 27, 9am and 12pm

Web:        https://www.bushcenter.org/exhibits-and-events/exhibits/2022/the-continual-struggle.html 


 

KIDFILM FAMILY FESTIVAL

Ready, set, go — to the 38th annual KidFilm Festival, the oldest and largest all-ages film festival in the U.S. The festival features an entertaining, educational, and diverse selection of new and favorite films for audiences of every age, as well as free books. Mark your calendar and enjoy the fun flicks — from new animated and live-action films to collections of curated shorts — in addition to extra goodies!

Where:    Angelika Film Center | 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas

When:      Friday, Jan. 22 – Saturday, Jan. 23 | Show and program
times vary.

Web:         http://www.usafilmfestival.com


 

Photo by Lynn Lane

ELTON JOHN IN CONCERT

After more than a half-century on the road with an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape, Elton John is coming to Dallas as part of his final “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. The new stage production will take you on a musical, visual journey spanning his 50 years of hits.

Where:    American Airlines Center | 2500 Victory Ave., Dallas

When:      Tuesday, Jan. 25 and Wednesday, Jan. 26, 8pm

Web:         https://www.ticketfaster.com/performers/elton-john 


 

Jeff Tyzik | Photo courtesy of Jeff Tyzik

REVOLUTION: THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES — A SYMPHONIC EXPERIENCE

Revolution, the symphonic tribute to the Fab Four, features the Dallas Symphony Orchestra with conductor Jeff Tyzik and top vocalists performing arrangements transcribed from the original master recordings at Abbey Road. The concert also presents rare and unseen photos from the historical archives of The Beatles’ official fan magazine, The Beatles Book Monthly. Revolution will take you on a multimedia journey of The Beatles, with rare video and animation alongside top hits like “Ticket to Ride,” “Penny Lane,” “Get Back,” “Hey, Jude,” and more.

Where:     Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 2301 Flora St., Dallas

When:       Friday, Jan. 28, Saturday, Jan. 29, 7:30pm | Jan. 29, 3pm

Web:       https://www.dallassymphony.org/productions/revolution-the-music-of-the-beatles-a-symphonic-experience/


 

Photo courtesy of Frida: Immersive Dream

FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM

Explore the world through the eyes of Frida Kahlo, a brilliant painter who created some of history’s most awe-inspiring artwork. See the artist’s work come to life with large-scale projections accompanied by a musical score. Discover the people, events, and obstacles that made Kahlo the extraordinary woman she was. The exhibition uses state-of-the-art technology to provide a 360-degree experience inside Kahlo’s artwork’s colorful and vibrant world.

Where:     Lighthouse Dallas | 507 S. Harwood St., Dallas

When:      Thursday, Feb. 3 – Sunday, Apr. 17 | Visit website for
exhibit times.

Web:         https://www.immersive-frida.com/dallas/buy-tickets-dallas/#/


 

Photo courtesy of Mundo Latino and SEE Global Ent.

MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL —  THE EXHIBITION

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel – The Exhibition recreates one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo’s famous ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced and displayed in their original size. This innovative interpretation of the timeless masterpieces is brought to life using a unique printing technique emulating the look and feel of the original paintings. Engage with the artwork by seeing every detail, brushstroke, and color of the artist’s 34 frescoes.

Where:  Irving Mall | 3880 Irving Mall, Irving

When:    Friday, Feb. 4 – Sunday, Mar. 20, 10pm and 12pm

Web:       https://chapelsistine.com/exhibits/dallas/


 

Sharen Bradford – The Dancing Image

CULTURAL AWARENESS

Three Dance Performances

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Cultural Awareness features The Way of the Clave, an original ballet featuring North Macedonian jazz guitarist Toni Kitanovski and his Romani band playing as Dallas Black Dance Theater dancer/choreographer Claude Alexander III transforms the composition into passionate movements for the  DBDT dancers. Also enjoy the ballets Awassa Astrige/Ostrich, by Sierra Leone-native Asadata Dafora, and Night Run, by international choreographer Christopher L. Huggins.

Where:     Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre | 2400 Flora St., Dallas

When:      Friday, Feb. 18 and Saturday, Feb. 19, 7:30pm

Web:        https://dbdt.com/season-calendar/cultural-awareness

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