This weekend: Cinco de Mayo, music, dancing, David Puddy

Photo by Danny Fulgencio
Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Here is a way to get involved with Christians who want to make our neighborhood a better place for everyone. Tyler Street United Methodist Church hosts Reggie McNeal at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, for a talk on “how God is using the church to bring about meaningful, city-wide transformation in urban contexts.” Here is the event on Facebook.

The Texas Theatre has an outstanding weekend lineup as always, and it includes a Thursday night screening of “The Woman Chaser,” a lost Sundance favorite from 2000, and it includes a Q&A after the show with the film’s star, Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld’s David Puddy!).

The Dallas Cinco de Mayo festivities start at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, with a parade from 200 E. Jefferson to Polk. Music, dancing, performances and tailgating are all on the agenda.

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May 3 & 10 Art workshop Learn to use everyday materials to create a headpiece, which can be worn or displayed as sculpture. Artist Chesley Antoinette leads the class at 4 p.m. each day. Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson, dallasculture.org/oakcliffculturalcenter, 214.670.3777, free – See more at: http://oakcliff.advocatemag.com/2014/04/cinco-de-mayo-brew-riot-and-more-oak-cliff-events/#sthash.OZgnWH7L.dpuf

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center offers a class with artist Chelsey Antoinette, who will instruct students on how to make a headpiece that can be worn or displayed as a sculpture. The free class is at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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The Foundry has three free shows this weekend. Bethan performs Friday. Wild Moccasins perform Saturday. And chef Dean Fearing’s band, Lost Coyote, takes the stage Sunday. All shows start at 9 p.m.

The Kessler has Cuban Night Friday, Over the Rhine Saturday and Flamin’ Groovies Sunday.

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