Studio Ghibli Festival

The Angelika Film Center presents NAUSICAA, the debut film from Academy Award-winner Hayao Miyazaki. The film, considered to be one of Miyazaki’s greatest works, is celebrating its 35th year.

Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $9.50

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August Dollar Days at the Arboretum

Discounted $2 general admission is offered to all guests, plus $5 parking and $2 admission to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. Guests will also find budget-friendly menu items, including hot dogs, root beer floats, brownie sundaes, sodas and frozen pops.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: $2

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Sunset Palms

Have an evening in paradise with this bright, fun painting of palms by a sunset at this painting class.

Where: Pinot’s Palette, 6465 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $35 per painter

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Proxima Parada @ Granada Theater

Rock out to some live music with this band that blends smooth and soulful lyrics with a fun and hard-hitting rhythm that will leave you dancing.

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $10

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Open Mic at The Balcony Club

Singer-songwriters bring your instrument of choice, hop on stage and show us what you got. Saturday afternoons are super chill at The Balcony Club’s cozy lounge with a supportive crowd and happy hour.

Where: The Balcony Club, 1825 Abrams Road

Cost: Free

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