7 things to do in Oak Cliff this January

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Jan. 19-Feb. 23
Intro to textiles
Start the new year by learning a new skill. Oil and Cotton offers something new this season: A six-week textiles course, where adults can learn four dyeing and graphic techniques.
Oil and Cotton, 817 W. Davis, 214.942.0474, oilandcotton.com, $360

Jan. 20
Music icons
Evan Felker, frontman of Turnpike Troubadours, and Rhett Miller, lead singer of The Old 97s, showcase their solo projects. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert starts at 8 p.m.
The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St., 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $27

Jan. 21-29
‘Dekalog’
Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and originally released in 1989, “Dekalog” is a series of 10 films that bring the Ten Commandments to life. The Texas Theatre is showing each of the films between 4-8 p.m. throughout the week.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com, $40 per pass

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Jan. 21-Feb. 24
‘Quarks & Quasars’
Rachel Muldez displays her visual art made with natural materials at the “Quarks and Quasars” exhibition. An opening reception is from 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 21.
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd., 214.670.3777, dallasculture.org/oakcliffculturalcenter, free

Jan. 28-March 12
Oddfellows
Oak Cliff-based artist Andy Don Emmons curates of The Oddfellows Show, featuring Emmons himself and local artists Matt Bagley, Scott Wayne McDaniel, Jack Russell, Bruce Lee Webb, Steve Cruz and more. An artist reception is from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 28.
Mighty Fine Arts, 409A N. Tyler St., 214.942.5241, mfagallery.com, free

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Jan. 28
Mental stigma
ReShonda Tate Billingsley, author of “The Secret She Kept,” talks with an expert panel about the stigma surrounding mental illness. “The Secrets We Keep: Destigmatizing Mental Illness” at 3 p.m. is co-hosted by The Well Community.
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler St., 214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $15

Jan. 28
Wedding expo
Instead of browsing Pinterest wedding boards for hours, explore local vendors and bridal styles at The Swoon Event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Gently used bridesmaids, wedding and cocktail dresses will be collected for     Donate a Dress.
Jefferson Tower, 351 W. Jefferson Blvd., theswoonevent.com, $20

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