8 things to do this September in Oak Cliff

Sexy flamenco dancer performing her dance in a red long dress.

Sept. 8
Nick Cave
The concert film “One More Time with Feeling” premieres at 8 p.m. and will be the first chance to hear the new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album “Skeleton Tree.”
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com

Sept. 10
Rock the Cliff
Bison Giving Back is a nonprofit that raises money to give scholarships to seniors graduating from Oak Cliff schools. Its big fundraiser is a 5k that starts at Lake Cliff Park at 10 a.m.
Lake Cliff Park, 1200 Zang Blvd., rockthecliff.com, $10-$35

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Sept. 13
Wild talk
Twelve Hills Nature Center brings Bret Johnson, urban wildlife biologist for the City of Dallas, for a 7 p.m. talk about coexisting with urban wildlife, including coyotes and foxes. Arrive at 6:30 to register.
Dallas Methodist Medical Center’s Weiss Auditorium, 1441 N. Beckley Ave., free

Sept. 15-24
Flamenco
Get ready to rumba with the Oak Cliff Flamenco Festival, which includes workshops, food, performances, art and film. It culminates in a concert at the Kessler Theater Saturday, Sept. 24.
Various locations, flamencofever.org, free-$35

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Sept. 15-24
Play Pride
The third-annual LGBTQ one-act play festival offers short performances by six authors. Audience members vote for their favorites each night, and on closing nights the votes are tallied; the winner gets $500.
Bishop Arts Theater Center, 215 S. Tyler St., 214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $18

Sept. 16
Ween
Awesome Sound, a tribute to Ween, is among the free shows offered this month.
The Foundry, 2303 Pittman, 214.749.1112, cs-tf.com, free

Sept. 17-18
Rising Stars
Get to know the “rising stars” of the Dallas art world from the 1920s and today, as part of Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts’ 90th anniversary (see page 34). The event features an exhibit curated by local galleries and showcases young Dallas talent from the 1920s and now. A fundraiser and gallery talk is from 7-9 p.m. Saturday; the admission price also buys a membership to the fine arts society. The show is free and open to the public from 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont, 214.946.1670, turnerhouse.org, $85

Sept. 18
Lera Lynn
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lera Lynn brings her post-Americana sound for an 8 p.m. show
The Kessler, 1230 W. Davis St., 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $18

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