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