Out & about: Events for February 2011

A roundup of this month's best neighborhood events.

02.26.10 STORYTELLERS: WANDA JACKSON $25 Legendary rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson will stop at the Kessler Theater as part of its “Storytellers” series. Jack White of the White Stripes produced Jackson’s latest album, “The Party Ain’t Over”, and it features the hit single “Thunder on the Mountain”, breathing new life into Bob Dylan’s original track. Her career began with her hit song “Let’s Have a Party” in 1958, when Jackson became the first woman to perform pure rock and roll. After more than 50 years, she’s still going strong and has now earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Doors open at 6, and the show starts at 8 p.m. at 1230 W. Davis. For details, visit thekessler.org. 

02.03-03.09 LISA LINDHOLM FREE Oak Cliff artist Lisa Lindholm, known for her Free Lisa T-shirt line, will display her paintings at the Magnolia Gallery, 3699 McKinney Ave. inside the Magnolia Theatre. An opening reception will be 8-10 p.m. Feb. 3. For details, visit magnoliagallerydallas.com.

02.09 ART WITH A VIEW FREE
The Belmont Hotel continues its Art with a View series, featuring paintings by Tammera White during an opening reception 6-9 p.m. at Bar Belmont, 901 Fort Worth Ave. For details, visit belmontdallas.com.

02.11 POETRY READING FREE Cliff Notes Prolonged Media will host its monthly poetry reading 8-10 p.m. at Mighty Fine Arts Gallery, 410 N. Tyler. For details, call 214.942.5241.


02.26 LIBRARY LIVE FREE As part of the Dallas Public Library’s Library Live series, Sandy Shrout’s Puppet Pals will tell stories through puppetry at 2 p.m. at the North Oak Cliff Branch Library, 302 W. Tenth. For details, call 214.670.7555


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