Out and About: January 2013

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Jan. 11 Neil Hamburger and Tim Heidecker

Get ready for a night full of laughs. The Parade of Flesh brings funnyman Neil Hamburger and comedian Tim Heidecker to the theater from 7-10 p.m. The Kenny “K-Strass” Strasser Yo-Yo Extravaganza (how’s that for a name?) and DJ Douggpound also perform. Tickets are available online.

The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com, $16 in advance, $20 at the door


Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve

Sarah Jaffe kicks off the new year with a 9 p.m. performance.

The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $22.50-$37.50


Jan. 8 Education round table

Parents exploring school options for their kids can attend this discussion of schools around the neighborhood at 7 p.m. Teachers and administrators will give brief overviews of their schools, and parents can ask them questions.

Oddfellows, 316 W. Seventh, 214.944.5958, free


Jan. 12-20 MFA reopening

The Mighty Fine Arts gallery reopens Jan. 12, a few doors down from its previous spot, with artists Jennifer and Matthew Guest’s “Doing Wrong Right.” The gallery is open noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment.

Mighty Fine Arts, 409 N. Tyler, 214.942.5241, mfagallery.com, free


Jan. 15, 18 Lucinda Williams

At 7 p.m. both nights, doors open for Grammy-winning artist Lucinda Williams. Tickets, available online, are going fast.

The Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $25 standing


Jan. 17 NFL legend speaks

Everson Walls, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, talks during TeCo Theatrical Productions’ speaker series at 7 p.m. about his book, “A Gift for Ron,” and organization, the Gift for Life Foundation, created after Walls donated a kidney to a friend and Cowboys teammate. The foundation works to educate minority communities on chronic kidney disease prevention.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler, 214.948.0716, tecotheater.org, $15


Jan. 23 ‘Art with a View’

Bruce Lee Webb’s work is on display in the lounge for six weeks. A 6-9 p.m. reception with the artist features happy hour prices at Bar Belmont.

Belmont Hotel, 901 Fort Worth, 866.870.8010, belmontdallas.com, free

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