Sunday, December 21, 2014

This Weekend

  • Trigger Happy: Machine Gun Kelly

    Named for his quick-fire lyrics, the so-hot-right-now rapper takes the stage to bust out “Chip Off The Old Block.”

    Night bite: The show starts early, so grab a
    bacon wrapped, deep-fried hot dog at Angry Dog afterward.

    Fri 8p. Trees, 2709 Elm St., Deep Ellum (214-741-1122). $25

    Nearby: Double Wide; Adair’s Saloon; Dada Dallas

  • Big Screens: Dallas International Film Festival

    This 10-day movie extravaganza begins with five films representing the festival’s broad scope.

    Happy hobnobbing: Gala attendees enjoy pre-movie cocktails, plus mixing and mingling with filmmakers.

    Opening gala tonight 8p. LOOK Cinema, 5409 Beltline Rd., Addison (469-547-1230). Opening night: $95; most films $10

    Nearby: The Londoner; Pokes Bar & Grill; Addison Point

  • Hard Corsage: Burlesque Prom

    It's prom night like you only dreamed about in high school as dresses come off before the night is over.

    Ruffled up: Find your tackiest turquoise tux and show up for a costume contest with fantastic prizes.

    Fri 8p. Lakewood Theatre, 1825 Abrams Rd, East Dallas (214-821-7469)
    . $22-175 here.

    Nearby: Mi Cocina Lakewood; Lakewood Landing; Dixie House

  • Freaky Friday: Night Comfort

    Take a trip in the way-way back machine for an evening of late night TV and music television weirdness.

    Sip success: Visit the
    theater's bar for one of the bartenders' signature handcrafted cocktails.

    Fri 10p. Texas Theater, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., Oak Cliff (214-948-1546). $10 at the door.

    Nearby: Boulevardier; Gloria’s; Ten Bells Tavern

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