Hide the velvet Elvis, this week’s all about serious art (well, mostly). From writers and painters to fashion and antiques, we’re raising the bar this week on must-see events around town. Unfortunately, there’s a lot going on tonight, so pick your perfect poison. Then on Sunday, join LifeWalk for a grand day in the great outdoors.
Sex And The Author
The Dallas Writer’s Garrett Presents Candace Bushnell
Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
Head to Richardson and meet the woman who gave birth to Carrie Bradshaw and Co. (literarily speaking). Just make sure to bring your own martini for her to autograph.
Gay List Daily Special Ticket Price: $20 (regularly $34)
Call (214) 828-1715 and mention code “CB-SSE”
Writers Studio at Eisemann Center
2351 Performance Drive, Richardson
Plaza Style at Preston Center
Tonight, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Catch the latest fall fashions while hobnobbing with the rich and those of us who just want free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. A silent auction and complimentary valet add to the perks.
The Plaza at Preston Center
8300 Preston Road
THE Place To Be
Artist Reception at THE Magazine DFW
Tonight, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
THE Magazine DFW, the area’s newest print publication, is all about contemporary art. So to kick things off right, the first artist’s reception will feature the works of R. Kevin Obregon in the magazine’s Bishop Arts District offices. Pick up the hot-off-the-presses premiere issue while you’re there.
THE Magazine DFW
408 W. Eighth Street, Suite 101, Dallas
You Gotta Know When To Slocum
Slocum Street Style Night
Tonight, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Looking for something old? (And we don’t mean another Sugardaddy.) Then head to the Slocum Street area for this 10th anniversary event benefiting the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS: DIFFA/Dallas. Find the perfect antiques and furnishings from over 40 showrooms.
The Masters Exhibition at the Milan Gallery
Now through Wednesday, October 22
It’s finally time to ditch that Nagel poster you’ve been hanging on to since college and furnish your home with some real art. This exhibition offers a rare chance to own original works of art from master impressionists like Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas and Renoir. Finally, the opportunity to one-up that queen across the street with the Venus de Milo bird bath.
The Milan Gallery
505 Houston Street, Fort Worth
Walk, Run, Roll, Crawl, Skip, Segway, Pogo stick…
LifeWalk & LifeBark
Sunday, October 5, Registration begins at Noon, Walk begins at 1:00 p.m.
Bring your pets, friends and families to Lee Park (you know, where you passed out waiting in line for the Port-O-Potty after the Pride Parade) and walk a scenic 3.2 mile route through Turtle Creek and Uptown. Proceeds benefits AIDS Arms, Inc. to raise awareness and funds to help HIV+ men, women and children in North Texas. Plus, it’s a great way to work off that McGriddles binge you went on this morning.
3400 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas