Glowing Reviews: Aurora Dallas
The Dallas Arts District comes alive with light installations and multi-sensory experiences from more than 90 artists.
Dusk seekers: Sunset signals the transformation of 68 downtown acres into one of the nation's largest outdoor exhibitions.
Fri 7p-midnight. Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre (opening ceremony), 2400 Flora St., Dallas (214-880-0202).
Nearby: The Greek; Savor; Lark on the Park
Scare Tactics: Improvised Horror Movie
Audience suggestions help drive the plot for this un-scripted night of laughs (and terror?).
Second helpings: Return on Halloween night for free entry into the DCH Haunted House and costume contest.
Tonight 8p. Dallas Comedy House, 2645 Commerce St., Dallas (214-741-4448). $5 here.
Nearby: The Amsterdam; Meridian Room; Adair’s Saloon
Bandtastic: Index Fest 2
Rock out to more than 60 groups performing over two days on seven stages during this celebration of all things indie.
Free gift w/o purchase: Download the All Day album from headliners Girl Talk before the show.
Fri-Sat. Club Dada, 2720 Elm St., Deep Ellum (214-742-3400). $38 advance tickets here; $58 at the door.
Nearby: Anvil Pub; Black Swan Saloon; The Elbow Room
Slim Gym: Rockstar Fitness Camp
Traditional exercise meets urban cool for this complimentary core and full body workout in the shadow of downtown.
Vroom Room: Park for free for at the Winspear Opera House in Lexus Parking Red.
Sat 10a. AT&T Performing Arts Center, Sammons Park, 2403 Flora St., Dallas (214-954-9925). Free, but RSVP required here.
Nearby: La Ventana; Pearl Cup; Wild Salsa