There’s a very musical, DARTable weekend lined up, with everything from indie rock, to hip-hop, to film scores on the menu. Read on to see where DART can take you this weekend.
Friday, Feb. 2
Deep Ellum First Fridays happens this Friday evening, with this month’s theme being Sip & Shop. Celebrate Deep Ellum culture, art, music, food and shopping. There’s an outdoor market, as well as local store promotions. The event takes place 5-8 p.m., and is easily accessible by the Green Line’s Baylor University Medical Center Station.
Tool hits Dallas this Friday Night. See the alternative rockers at the American Airlines Center, served by Victory Station on the Orange and Green Lines, as well as the Trinity Railway Express (TRE).
Mania – The ABBA Tribute pays homage to the Swedish pop phenomenon that dominated the charts in the 1970s. Expect to hear faithful recreations of such hits as “Dancing Queen,” “SOS,” “Take a Chance,” etc. The tribute act performs at the Majestic Theatre, a very short walk from St. Paul Station on all four DART Rail lines.
God of Carnage follows two sets of Brooklyn parents whose 11-year-old sons have been involved in a playground altercation. They proceed to have a (comical) altercation of their own. See the Tony Award-winning play at Theatre Three through March 3. The venue is walkable from the M-Line trolley.
Saturday, Feb. 3
An Evening with Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra of Houston honors the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, while celebrating its influence and legacy. Musical selections will pay homage to some of hip-hop’s popular artists like David Laundry, Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith. The show is presented by the African American Museum, and takes place at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters. That’s walkable from Convention Center Station on the Red and Blue lines.
A Night at the Movies: Good vs. Evil is the Richardson Symphony Orchestra’s tribute to favorite Hollywood heroes and villains. The program includes beloved film scores that highlight the cultural impact of cinema’s most celebrated characters. Experience the performance at the Eisemann Center, right across the plaza from the Red Line’s Galatyn Park Station.