10 things to do in April around Oak Cliff

Langhorne Slim & the Law
Langhorne Slim & the Law

April 18
Block party
Small Brewpub throws a block party starting at 4 p.m. with Langhorne Slim & the Law, Quiet Company and the Fox & the Bird performing on its new patio behind Jefferson Tower. The kitchen will be serving snacks and dinner specials from the patio bar during the party, which they plan on making an annual event.
Small Brewpub, 333 W. Jefferson, spunetickets.com, $12-$15

 

 

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April 2-4
‘The Clothesline Muse’
This multidisciplinary theater performance uses the clothesline as a metaphor for women’s work, lives and communities. TeCo Theatrical Productions teams up with Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts for this limited run.
Bishop Arts Theater Center, 215 S. Tyler, 214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $20-$25

April 5
Orson Welles
“Citizen Kane” shows Thursday, April 2, and Sunday, April 5. “The Magician” shows after the Sunday screening.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com

April 7
‘Nuclear Savage’
This documentary by Adam Jonas Horowitz exposes the truth about the Marshall Islands, where the effects of Cold War nuclear weapons testing by the U.S. military are still evident.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest, 214.337.2429, firsttuesdayfilms.org, free

April 8
Local, organic, sustainable
Urban Acres hosts the Sol Conference, designed to help attendees determined how to incorporate sustainable, organic and local products into their lives. Speakers include Joel Salatin, author of “You Can Farm” and other books; Andrea Ridout, host of “Ask Andrea”; and chefs Chad Houser and Graham Dodds.
Oak Fit, 2318 Beatrice, 214.466.1260, solconference.org, $45-$165

April 10
Roxy Roca
The Foundry hosts free live music every weekend, and this show features Austin-based southern soul band Roxy Roca.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free

April 11
Prom Squared
This annual fundraiser benefits Promise House, an Oak Cliff-based nonprofit that supports homeless and at-risk youth. The catered event calls for partygoers to dress in black-and-white, formal or not, and dance to ’60s, ’70s and ’80s music from Diamondbag.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $75

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April 24-25
All-class reunion
The old Adamson High School turns 100 years old this year, and the Adamson Alumni Association is celebrating. A two-block parade will lead reunion-goers to the steps of the school, followed by the reunion luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Rosemary Rumbley is the keynote speaker, and hall of honor inductees are 1923 graduate L. Jon Tinkle, 1965 graduate Lon Oakley, and Eunice Tilley, who taught chemistry at Adamson for 40 years. There is also a golf tournament and dance at the Golf Club of Dallas on Friday, April 24.
Adamson High School, 309 E. Ninth, adamsonalums.com

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La Santa Cecilia
La Santa Cecilia

April 27
La Santa Cecilia
Grammy winners La Santa Cecilia return to the Kessler Theater with their new album, “Someday New.”
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $16

April 30
Eric Nadel’s birthday
Voice of the Texas Rangers Eric Nadel hosts his fourth-annual birthday benefit. The party includes performances from Jimmy LaFave and Emily Elbert, and proceeds go to Focus on Teens, which helps homeless teens in the Dallas school district.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $20-$40

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