Find out what Texas rap is all about at the Granada, see burlesque transform through the ages and visit the Keys of Light at the Latino Cultural Center.
DEVIN THE DUDE: Houston native Devin Copeland, is the dude to know in the Texas hip hop game. He’s been in the rap business close to two decades and hasn’t lost his southern, sometimes off-the-wall attitude. Having worked with Dr. Dre and De La soul, The Dude has some old school flavor mixed with a new school flow. He released two projects this year alone, “Suite 420” and “Gotta Be Me.” Tonight, watch The Dude do his thing on The Granada stage with Dem Southerenfolkz and DJ Love beginning at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.
HISTORY (STRIPPING) LESSON: The Ruby Revue has a knack for adding a touch of class to burlesque. Tonight, Ginger Valentine, Black Mariah, Honey Cocoa anda special guest from the Chicago Starlets, Frenchie Kiss provide a little history lesson at the House of Blues Dallas. The troupe armed with their feathers and boas have a special holiday show lined up highlighting how the shimmy and shakes have changed through the years in “Stripping Through the Ages.” The sashaying begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $20.
KEYS OF LIGHT: If you’re still on holiday vacay mode, then take the day to explore hidden glimmers of light throughout the world’s most urban cities at the Keys of Light exhibition currently on display at the Latino Cultural Center. The artwork was created by New York artist Manuel Acevedo, known for his photography abilities. A piece of the exhibit showcases manipulated polaroids of Ground Zero as part of WTC Tropism 2007. The Keys of Light exhibit will be on display through Feb. 26.
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