April 13

Record Store Day

Celebrate independent record stores in kinship with music nerds the world over. Spinster starts the day at 8 a.m., letting five people in at a time to browse exclusive releases and special editions. Spend more than $100 and get a free tote. They’ll also have coffee and doughnuts, and the party goes all day, with DJs and live performances. Be sure to support our neighborhood’s nonprofit record store, Top Ten Records, too.

Where: Spinster Records, 829 W. Davis St. and Top Ten Records, 338 W. Jefferson Blvd.

More info: spinsterrecords.com and toptenrecords.org

 

Through April 7

Women playwrights

Don’t miss your last chance to catch “Down for the Count,” the annual festival celebrating women playwrights. The shows include six one-act plays.

Where: Bishop Arts Theatre Center, 215 S. Tyler St.

More info: bishopartstheatre.org

 

April 14

Earth Day

Oak Cliff Earth Day kicks off this year with the Run for the Environment 5K and 1-mile runs. They start at 9:30 a.m., and the Earth Day festival starts at 11 a.m.

Where: Lake Cliff Park, 300 E. Colorado Blvd.

More info: oakcliffearthday.com

 

April 18-28

Dallas Art Month

Celebrate Dallas Art Month with the youth. El Día de los Niños art exhibit features work from nine Dallas ISD schools, including Rosemont, Sidney Lanier Arts Vanguard School, Travis TAG Academy and Arcadia Park Elementary.

Where: Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd.

More info: occc.dallasculture.org

 

April 26

Psychedelic garage rock

Seattle-based rockers the Night Beats perform a free show, with the Cosmonauts, from Los Angeles, opening. 

Where: The Foundry, 2303 Pittman St.

More info: cs-tf.com