1/22: Long Live the Music

INTUITION AS RULER: Author Daniel Pink is not an anarchist. He's the how-to guru that takes Malcolm Gladwell's behavioral science fare and further simplifies it, making business models tailored to maps of our minds. So it's encouraging for many key-losers and math detractors that Pink's book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future hails thinkers less set on logic as the leaders of intuitive, creative business. Hear Pink explain his theories and rep for his myth-busting new title, Drive: The Suprising Truth About What Motivates Us, at the Dallas Museum of Art as part of Arts and Letters Live. 7:30PM.

HOT CLUB DE FORT: Arts Fifth Avenue of Fort Worth morphs into 1930s France for the weekend as the Django Reinhardt Festival summons the moony legacy of the gypsy jazz guitarist. The festivities begin with music from the man himself as Django Legacy screens at 7PM with a performance by the Texas Gyspies following at 8PM. Single-night rickets are $15; entrance to all three nights is $30. Musicians should take note of gypsy guitar workshops planned for Saturday and Sunday -- more information is here.

NOTED DROP: If Dallas has a sound, it's somewhere in The Slack. Chris Holt, Eric Neal, Steven Luthye and Tom Bridwell celebrate the release of The Deep End, an album that cements the respectable amount of time and energy these guys have spent on honing their skills in this city, at Sons of Hermann Hall. Read more about this phase of Holt and company's career in this great piece by Hunter Hauk of QuickDFW.com. Dave Little Meltdown opens. 9PM.

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