CONFAB: A Dallas Parks Foundation Conversation
City insiders and advocates discuss the strides being made to grow the public green space and hike-and-bike trails at 7 p.m. during an event hosted by the Dallas Parks Foundation. Topics include the Trinity corridor, historic park pavilions, upcoming trail connections and the case for tearing down I-345.
Dallas City Performance Hall, 2502 Flora, dallasCONFAB.org, $13
Concert in the park
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs an 8 p.m. concert at Kidd Springs Park. Neighborhood group Kidd Springs Central hosts a festival and market starting at 6 p.m.
Kidd Springs Park, 711 W. Canty, dallassymphony.com, free
La Santa Cecilia
This Los Angeles-based band brings its unique jazz/rock/norteña sound to the Kessler. La Santa Cecilia, named for the patron saint of music, won the Grammy award for best Latin rock, urban or alternative album in 2013. Their new album is “Someday New.”
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $16-$22
Through June 13
This photo exhibit features the work of Kathy Tran and Steve and Erin Reeves, which incorporates the use of modern and vintage photographic techniques.
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson, 214.670.3777, dallasculture.org/oakcliffculturalcenter, free
Trinity River Revel
The grand opening of the Continental Bridge Park is an all-day party, starting with a 5k at 7 a.m. and ending with a 1930s-style dance-a-thon from 8-10 p.m. In between are a gospel brunch, beer garden, photo booth, driving range, car show and campfires, plus lots of activities for kids all day.
Continental Bridge Park, Singleton at Beckley, trinityriverrevel.com, free
Oak Cliff Film Festival
The third annual Oak Cliff Film Festival takes place at the Texas Theatre, Bishop Arts Theatre, Kessler Theater, and Oil and Cotton. The films include “Mood Indigo” starring Audrey Tautou, a documentary about George Takei, and a repertory film about this year’s inspirational cinematic figure, Eadweard Muybridge. Plus there are parties, short films, music videos and concerts.
oakclifffilmfestival.com, $175 for a VIP badge or $10 for individual screenings
Bluesy garage rock band the Roomsounds perform in one of the Foundry’s weekly free shows.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free
Barefoot at the Belmont
Tickets for this show, featuring Bootstraps and Oil Boom, go on sale at 10 a.m. June 11. The Belmont Hotel, 901 Fort Worth Ave., kxt.org/barefoot, $25