7/5: Don't Stop Till You Get Enough

There's nothing like a three day weekend to turn a Monday into a fun day

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    ONE MORE TIME: Remember that year you got extend your birthday into a full week long celebration because of calendar conflicts and so forth? Well that was a lucky year for you, just as this is a lucky year for all Americans. The ultimate Independence Day encore gets underway Monday (July 5) at Fair Park for families, firework fanatics and anyone wishing to extend America’s 234th b-day celebration. Before the skies light up at 9:30 p.m., enjoy “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain at 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m., plus a 45-minute concert by the Dallas Wind Symphony at 8:30 p.m. Concessions will be sold, or bring a picnic.

    HAIR THAT KNOWS WHERE IT WANTS TO GO: Even if you can't remember Justin Bieber's songs you remember his hair. And even if you can't remember the hair you can remember that someone just mentioned his name in your general vicinity less than three minutes ago. Yes it's true, Bieber Fever rules: Millions of fans have snached up the release of his second album, 'My World 2.0,' platinum- selling pop singing sensation Justin Bieber is rolling out his first headlining tour of North America, which is rolling into the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie tonight at 7PM.

    GET YOUR LOCAL GROOVE ON: For the whopping tenth month in a row The Libertine is allowing Dallas Observer Music editor Pete Freedman to take over their sound system and spin local jams all night long, as they do each and every first Monday of the month. This one should be a real treat, too. He'll even have a bunch of free swag to hand out--tickets to upcoming Granada shows, wristbands for the Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase and sips off his beers. If you've never been down to a Local Hang night you might end up finding yourself surprised at sheer volume of amazing music coming out of the metroplex at the moment, and saying it's a good time to be in Dallas.