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Through Apr. 19 Sorolla and America at the Meadows Museum will explore for the first time Joaquín Sorolla's unique relationship with the United States in the early twentieth century. Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) was the most internationally known Spanish artist until the arrival of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), and his paintings are in many of the most important museums and private collections in the world. More than one hundred works will be presented, including paintings, oil sketches, and drawings. A complete range of the different subjects including social themes, landscapes, beach scenes, portraits, and historical matters, will provide an understanding of Sorolla's work. The role of key collectors and supporters, such as Archer Huntington and Thomas Fortune Ryan, will also be featured. The Meadows Museum is located at 5900 Bishop Blvd. Information: 214-768-2516 or www.smu.edu/meadowsmuseum.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line or Orange Line to Mockingbird Station, then Bus Route 521 (Monday through Friday), Mustang Express (Bus Route 768) (Monday through Friday) or Bush Center/Meadows Museum Shuttle (Bus Route 743) (Tuesday through Sunday)
Through Apr. 20 Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXV offers the most competitive international youth soccer in North America plus genuine Texas hospitality. The Dallas Cup is by invitation only and teams are selected for invitation based on their competitive performance. In past years, teams and referees have traveled to Dallas from one hundred countries and six continents. Share the excitement of world class competition, make new soccer friends and enjoy a fun-filled week of activities. Select "Gordon Jago" Super Group Preliminary Round Games, "Gordon Jago" Super Group Semi Finals, Super 17s, Opening Ceremonies and All Age Group Championship Games take place at the Historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Fair Park. All other matches in all age groups will take place either at the "Classic League Soccer Complex" (CLSC) on the Richland College Campus or Elm Fork Athletic Complex in Northwest Dallas. Information: www.dallascup.com.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station for Fair Park
- Via DART bus route 582 (Monday through Saturday) or 583 for Richland College
Through Apr. 27 Evita is presented by Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 1st Ave. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award®-winning musical returns at last! Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world - while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita tells Eva's passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying, Adored." Content Warning: recommended for ages 9 and up. Information: dallassummermusicals.org.
Through Apr. 27 Disney's Beauty and the Beast is the smash hit Broadway musical based on the Academy Award®-winning animated feature film. This eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. Information: www.attpac.org.
Apr. 17 Patio Sessions is the AT&T Performing Art Center's outdoor live music series on Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. through May. The shows are expertly curated with top local acts like Daniel Hart, Ryan Thomas Becker and many others, performing in front of the huge reflecting pool located on the Center's lawn. The series invites you to bring the kids and a blanket and enjoy the agreeable weather. Admission is free. Patio Sessions Food Trucks are available from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Coming up this week, Holt & Stockslager perform the songs of Simon & Garfunkel. The AT&T Performing Arts Center is located at 2403 Flora St. in the Arts District. Information: www.attpac.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station, then D-Link (Route 722)
Apr. 18 Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Throughout the night, enjoy music, talks, films, tours, and family activities inspired by Islamic art and culture. Experience a dabke dance performance by Firqet Bladi, watch a calligraphy demonstration, create light graffiti, hear a performance by Islamic Nasheed artists Fez Meghani and Aftab Ali, and more! General admission is free but some exhibitions require a paid admission ticket. The Dallas Museum of Art is located at 1717 North Harwood St. Information: www.dallasmuseumofart.org.
Apr. 19 Enjoy a Concert on the Square! Historic Downtown Carrollton kick-offs a spring concert series on Saturday, April 19 with the music of Guthrie Kennard and Julie Bonk. These free concerts will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month through June. Bring a blanket or chairs and have a picnic in Historic Downtown Carrollton (Main Street and Broadway Street) as you enjoy the show. Concert on the Square is presented by the Historic Downtown Carrollton Association and the City of Carrollton. Information: cityofcarrollton.com.
Apr. 19 Deep Ellum Outdoor Market is a monthly event that features handmade crafts, vintage stuff and food from local vendors. It's a family-friendly experience with live music and an array of rare, uncommon and peculiar goods - and people to match. It takes place the third Saturday of every month from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Main St. between Malcolm X Blvd. and Crowdus St. Information: facebook.com/deepellummarket.
Apr. 19 Green River Ordinance - Kicking Up Dust Tour. Walking the lines of country, rock, pop, and folk, Green River Ordinance is a band that constantly challenges the borders of genre. However as their music continues to mature and change, GRO still holds true to the pursuit of music that speaks to the soul and moves your feet. See them live at the House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St. Information: www.houseofblues.com.
Fort Worth:Through May 18 Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine is an exhibition of sixty paintings that explores the art and culture of food, investigating the many meanings and interpretations of dining in America. From this country's earliest years, American artists have used still life painting to express cultural, political, and social values, elevating the subject to a significant artistic language. Art and Appetite includes many iconic works such as Nighthawks (1942) by Edward Hopper, Freedom from Want (1942) by Norman Rockwell, and Campbell's Soup (1965) by Andy Warhol. Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine was organized by the Art Institute of Chicago. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is located at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Information: www.cartermuseum.org.
- Via Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to ITC Station, then the T's bus route 2, 7 or 57
Note: Last eastbound TRE train to Dallas Union Station departs ITC Station at 9:46 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:54 p.m. on Saturday. No TRE service on Sundays.
Denton:Saturdays Through Nov. 29 Denton Community Market takes place Saturdays through November near downtown Denton. Experience a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! The market is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. Information: dentonmarket.org.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Downtown Denton Transit Center.
Walk to the market or board DCTA Connect Route 7, then a short walk to the market
- Note: Last A-train service from Downtown Denton Transit Center to Trinity Mills Station 11:53 p.m. Saturdays.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.