These are the top 10 things to do in Dallas this weekend

Although the weather has been hot and cold, 2023 is definitely starting to heat up on the event side of the world. This weekend in and around Dallas will see two famous comedians, two orchestra concerts, two new local theater productions, two notable art exhibition wraps, and more.

Here are the best ways to spend your precious free time this weekend. Do you want more options? lucky for you, We have a much longer list of the best events in town.

Thursday, January 12th

Noel Miller: Everything is F#&ked
Noel Miller’s witty comments and objective social commentary have made him a force to be reckoned with in the world of comedy. In addition to starring in popular YouTube series This is Cringeand comedy duo + podcast Tiny Meat Gang with fellow comedian Cody Coe, Miller has created successful series on his own, including his spin-off about the popular British reality show Love Island. He will be performing at the Majestic Theatre.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Performs “Sibelius Symphony No. 2”
Great introduction, a lost work by the recently discovered Afro-English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, opens this concert for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Greg’s solo will be played by pianist Paul Lewis Concerto in A minor for piano and orchestraand the party concludes with Sibelius Symphony No. 2. Directed by Ryan Bancroft, there will be performances Thursday and Friday at the Meyerson Symphony Center.

Rover Dramaworks Presents Four weddings and Elvis
Anything can happen at a Las Vegas wedding chapel…and it does! From a couple getting married by the King himself to avenge their exodus, to snooty and aging stars tying the knot as a publicity stunt, to a ceremony that actually has to happen before the police arrive, to the wedding of the bridal chapel owner herself, what happens in Vegas…is hilarious! The production will run through January 28th at the Cox Building Playhouse in Plano.

Presents Arts Mission Oak Cliff nightclub
In association with Arts Mission Oak Cliff, Brian Harden, resident of Oak Cliff and founder of The Lost Boy Presents, presents a contemporary performance of nightclub to the neighborhood. Reflecting the sanctity of the Kit Kat Club, AMOC’s historic retreat provides an immersive and intimate setting for the narrative of the historically relevant and politically provocative show set in 1931 Berlin. As romance develops in this modern iteration of a Broadway classic, so too do the tides of suppressing individuality and increasing conformity with Nazi ideal. Production runs through January 21st.

Friday, January 13th

Jeff Dunham: Still not canceled
Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is a major comedy star, with a career that has included radio specials, world tours, and a best-selling autobiography. Dunham’s new Comedy Central special, I am the peoplepremiering November 25, 2022. Dunham and his cast of characters will be performing at the American Airlines Center as part of his “Not Canceled Yet” North American tour.

TITAS / Dance Unbound presents Hamid Rahmanian North song
Hamid Rahmanian North song, which debuts in Texas, is a magical evening of large-scale shadow puppetry that transports audiences to ancient worlds full of color, history, and stunning imagery. An inspiring epic from ancient Persia comes to life in the multidisciplinary performance created through shadow puppetry, projected animation, music, movement, and theatre. There will be performances on Friday and Saturday.

Saturday 14 January

The Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Choir perform the wonderful magic of Harry Potter
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United States’ publication of the first batch of J.C. Rowling for her iconography Harry Potter series, presented by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Choir The wonderful magic of Harry Potter. The evening will feature an array of family-friendly music designed to celebrate the magic of storytelling, including music from Harry Potterthe Wizard of OzAnd Lord of the ringsand the The Chronicles of Narniaas well as famous classics such as Apprentice magician And Firebird suite. The ceremony takes place at Allen’s Lowery Auditorium.

Sunday 15 January

Dallas Museum of Art Presents Closing Day “Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form”
Sunday will be the final day to see “Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form” at the Dallas Museum of Art, the museum’s first-ever retrospective of Medellín, an influential Mexican-American artist and educator whose work has helped shape the Texas art scene for six decades. . Medellín was a celebrated sculptor who mastered a wide range of media, participating in modernist trends in both his native Mexico and the United States.

Nasher Center Presents Sculpture Matthew Ronay: “Crack, Bulge, Earth, Poem” Closing Day
Sunday will also be the last day to see Matthew Ronay’s “Crack, Swell, Earth, Poem” at the Nasher Sculpture Center. The Brooklyn-based artist expanded the scope of his work to create his largest and most ambitious sculpture to date, “The Crack, the Swell, an Earth, an Ode,” a 23-foot-tall sculpture that provides a comprehensive introduction to Ronai’s surreal worlds and the various beings that inhabit them.

The Dallas Opera presents the Titus Family Concert: Ying Fang
If you like the sound of a gorgeous beautiful voice and the emotion that can only be expressed by a true artist, then you must hear Ying Fang. On the cusp of a glittering career, she has mesmerized audiences at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Salzburg Festival, and more. She will perform at the Winspear Opera House.

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