This weekend is a big one in Oak Cliff, and it starts tonight at "Pints for Paint" from 6-10 p.m. at Eno’s Pub, which is a new space upstairs from the Bishop Arts District pizza tavern. Several brewers will be on hand with beer tastings. Ange Fitzgerald is bringing her photo booth. There’s karaoke. And a $20 suggested donation benefits the Seventh Street Mural Project.
Also tonight, from 7:30-9 p.m., Turner House Salon features Heather McDonald, whose talk "The Lens of Impressionism: photography and painting along the Normandy Coast, 1850-1874", focuses on an exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, which runs through May 23. Tickets are $10 for Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts members and $15 otherwise.
The Oak Cliff Breakfast Club meets at Smoke Friday at 7 a.m. The club is an informal group of people who want to stay current on what’s up in Oak Cliff. This month, speakers include Eric Cowan, who is running for the DISD Board of Trustees District 7 seat, from which Jerome Garza is retiring. They’ll also talk about the initiative to make beer and wine sales legal inside the city limits.
City Council member Delia Jasso’s inaugural Graffiti Wipeout Conference is Saturday from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Hector P. Garcia Middle School. The conference features a talk from artist Lamberto Alvarez and a mural design contest with winners in elementary, junior high and senior high categories. The event is free, but seating is limited, so register by calling 214.670.4052 or 214.671.8520, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s a chance to see the Make Space Installation at La Reunion TX, if you missed the open house a few weeks ago. Sandman the Rappin’ Cowboy, will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday. La Reunion TX is on Jefferson just west of Cockrell Hill Road. A $10 donation is suggested. Get more information here.
The Kessler Theater continues its spring line-up of music with "a Saturday night barbecue in North Oak Cliff". Singer/songwriters Brent Best (Slobberbone, The Drams), Spyche (Max Cady), Pat McKanna (The Trees) and Bob Watson (Shallow Reign, Plumbrella) will perform, and Smoke is catering. The show, from 6:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., is free.
On Sunday, Sweet 200 salon is having a "Clip Art" benefit for the Seventh Street Mural Project. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m., all haircuts are $50, and all proceeds will go to the project.
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