This weekend: Art, theater and the Trash Bash Music Stash

Screen Shot 2014-07-16 at 11.12.50 AMThe Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) is hosting its second exhibit featuring self-taught artists from The Bridge, Dallas’ largest homeless service center. “From the Street” opened on June 26 and runs through August 17.  The exhibit will be in the school’s main building at 2360 Laughlin. For more information, contact the Creative Arts Center of Dallas at 214.320.1275 or creativeartscenter.org. 

The Trash Bash Music Stash is this weekend. On July 19, neighbor Brandon Giannasi is hosting the Trash Bash Music Stasha litter walk that focuses on picking up trash near Greenville Avenue. Volunteers will be bused in via this super hippie party bus at 10 a.m., and they will be given coffee (thanks to Coffee Co.), water, gloves, bags and trash grabbers. Then from noon to 6 p.m., every volunteer is invited to enjoy live music and receive a $15 gift card for food and drinks at Truck Yard. Local performers include Gringo Soul, Tiger Darrow, Mo Strangs, and Poppy Xander. But here’s the thing: There are only 75 volunteer slots available. Check out the Facebook page for more.

Last weekend to see ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’ Through July 19, grab a blanket and join Shakespeare in the Park for its rendition of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, “Much Ado About Nothing.” Samuell Grand Amphitheatre, 1500 Tension, shakespearedallas.com, 214.559.2778. Tickets are $7-$10.

This week, July 16-July 18, join the East Dallas Exchange Club for the club’s 90th annual Dallas Junior Golf Tournament, part of which takes place at Tenison Golf Course on East Grand. Go to dallasjuniorgolfchampionship.com or call 214.670.1403 for more.

Life at the lake _ delaughter-press1_optThrough Sept. 27, the White Rock Lake Museum in the Bath House Cultural Center presents Refreshing Journey, an exhibition of drawings inspired by White Rock Lake from Dallas artist Jenny Hong DeLaughter. The exhibition depicts scenes from life at the lake — images of family gatherings, landscapes, wildlife, and other special moments. Bath House Cultural Center is located at 521 E. Lawther. Go to dallasculture.org/bathhouseculturecenter or call 214.670.8749 for more. 


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