July 2014 events in Oak Cliff

Bastille Day: Elliott Muñoz
Bastille Day: Elliott Muñoz

July 14
Bastille on Bishop
The fifth-annual Bastille Day celebration in Oak Cliff is from 6-10 p.m. on a Monday, and Bishop will be closed between Seventh and Melba. The street festival includes the bowling game petanque, a macaron-stacking contest, a performance by Ruby Revue burlesque troupe, swing dancing and a chef competition. The party itself is free, and revelers can buy a filled Bastille on Bishop wine glass for $25 and receive two tokens to be spent on food or wine.
Bishop Arts District, Seventh and Bishop, bastilleonbishop.com, free

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July 1
‘Hairspray’
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff lightens things up for the July installment of its first Tuesday social justice film series. The John Travolta version of “Hairspray” shows at 7 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest, 214.337.2429, firsttuesdayfilms.org, free

 

 

 

July 3
‘Independence Day’
The Texas Theatre screens this 1996 blockbuster starring Will Smith, wherein aliens attack the United States.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, thetexastheatre.com, 214.948.1546, call for showtimes and ticket prices

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Farmers market
The Little D Farmers Market at Trinity Groves takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the first, second and third Sundays of every month, featuring locally made artisan foods and locally grown produce.
Trinity Groves, 3011 Gulden, 214.883.9982, free

July 18
Ray Wylie Hubbard
The great Texas singer-songwriter, who hails from Oak Cliff, returns to the Kessler Theater. Kelley Mickwee of the Trishas opens.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $20

July 18
Saintseneca
Ohio-based band Saintseneca performs behind their new album, “Dark Arc,” at one of the Foundry’s free concerts. The Foundry has free shows on its outdoor stage every weekend.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free

Nick Waterhouse
Nick Waterhouse

July 24 and 31
Barefoot at the Belmont
Wild Cub and Chambers perform July 24, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. July 9. Nick Waterhouse and Fox and the Bird perform July 31, with tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. July 16. Don’t dally, because these shows always sell out.
The Belmont Hotel, 901 Fort Worth Ave., kxt.org/barefoot

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Through Aug. 3
Andy Don Emmons
East Texas-based contemporary folk artist Andy Don Emmons shows at Mighty Fine Arts gallery, with an opening reception June 28.
Mighty Fine Arts, 409A N. Tyler, 214.942.5241, mfagallery.com, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays


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