Out and about: August 2011

8.26.11 BOB SCHNEIDER $22.50 Bob Schneider performs two shows in one night at 7 and 9:30 p.m. at The Kessler Theater. The singer-songwriter has had a busy career performing as a solo artist, releasing hundreds of digital singles and multiple albums, as well as fronting three bands — The Scabs, The Ugly Americans and Texas Bluegrass Massacre. Schneider’s music can be described as a conglomeration of rock, country, folk, funk and soul. This versatility is the reason why his fans have come to “expect the unexpected” from him. Based in Austin, Schneider released his latest album, “A Perfect Day”, this year. He has been on tour for most of 2011. Doors open at 6 p.m. 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346

THROUGH 09.09 INFLUENCE FREE The Oak Cliff Cultural Center presents a three-person exhibit, Sedrick Huckaby, Carlos Donjuan and Marilyn Jolly — painters who are faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington. 223 W. Jefferson, 214.670.3777.

THROUGH 09.28 ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS $10-15 Tango Canyengue Dallas is offering Argentine Tango classes at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center 7:30–8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. No experience or dance partner is necessary. 223 W. Jefferson, 214.670.3777.

08.02, 08.09 & 08.19 MAYOR’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM FREE The Mayor’s Summer Reading Program continues this month at the North Oak Cliff Library with movie screenings, storytime and interactive children’s activities. 302 W. 10th, 214.670.7555.

08.04 & 08.18 BAREFOOT AT THE BELMONT $20 The Barefoot at the Belmont concert series continues this month with Austin’s rising artist Sahara Smith and Louisiana-based singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc Aug. 4. James McMurtry and Greg Schroeder perform Aug. 18. Doors open at 7 and the shows start at 8 p.m. 901 Fort Worth Avenue.

 


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