The Level Ground Arts is offering discounted rates for the opening weekend of Manos: Hands of Fate, a comedic stage rendition of the 1966 horror film famous for its “bad acting, direction, editing, and everything else!” This weekend only, receive two tickets for the price of one. A double feature special is also available for their Santa VS. Martians show. KD Studio Theatre, $20 adults, begins Friday at 10:15 p.m.
Treat your inner child—and real ones if you have any—to yoga, storytime, a scavenger hunt, sculpture demos, and tours at the Nasher Sculpture Center during Target First Saturdays. Click here for the schedule. Free, every first Saturday of the month. Saturday, 10 a.m - 2 p.m.
Head back to school to see what those dang kids are learning these days. The UT Dallas Visual Arts Building will be filled to the brim this weekend and next with student dance, vocal, theatre, and musical performances. An art exhibition showcasing the work of more than 700 students will also be on display. The opening reception is Friday. Be sure to check parking and detour information. 12/4-12/5 and 12/11-12/12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Design District darling PDNB Gallery will be hosting an artist’s reception and book signing for Chris Verene’s FAMILY. The book captures raw moments in the artist’s family and friends’ lives -- from his cousin’s wedding at the Sirloin Stockade to losing his house to a tornado-- in his hometown of Galesburg, Illinois. Free, Friday from 6-8 p.m.
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