Sunday, February 1, 2015

This Weekend

Shimmy, Shimmy More: Belly Dancer Benefit

Your generous self will attend this event to raise money for a worthy cause, while your less-than-noble alter ego enjoys a bacchanalia of dancing girls, Greek food, and door prizes.
Pet set: Monies raised will go toward getting a seizure companion dog for Sydney, a 2-year-old with Dravet Syndrome.
Tonight 8p. Stratos Greek Taverna, 2907 W. Northwest Hwy., (214-352-3321) No cover with reservations here. Nearby: Howard Wang’s China Grill; Fernando’s Mexican Cuisine; Baby Dolls.

Strum Fun Now: Free Music Friday at Bar Belmont
Take one patio with the best view of downtown Dallas (and the new bridge), add free music from former Slobberbone member Brent Best, and you have the makings for a perfect Friday night.
Chew on this: Enjoy cocktails while indulging in a light menu from neighboring Smoke restaurant served tableside.
Fri 7p. Bar Belmont, 901 Fort Worth Ave, (866-870-8010). Free.
Nearby: Chicken Scratch/The Foundry; The Kessler Theater; Nova.

Show Me The Funny: Daniel Tosh
Procrastinators rejoice, the comedy gods added a second show for the Tosh.0 star.
Tosh to go: See his shtick now and remind your friends of your trendsetting ways when the CD/DVD of True Stories I Made Up releases in November.
Sat 10:15p. Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Pl, Grand Prairie, (972-854-5050). $50 and up here. Nearby: Olenjack’s Grille; Bistro B; Mariano’s.

Baller Business: Dallas Cup Championships
March Madness may have come and gone, but you can still get a sports fix with some good old-fashioned American soccer.
Secret code: Use promo code DPDC2012 to get $3 off.
Sat 12p and Sunday 10a. FC Dallas Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco, (214-221-3636). $5-15 here. Nearby: Sake Toro Sushi; Gloria’s; Hooters.

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