Celebrate Black History Month this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Audelia Road Library. During the event, children and adults can observe vibrant traditional music and dance demonstrations from various ethnic groups of West Africa while learning about African culture & traditions. There is no charge to attend.
Echo Theater brings us back to the 1930s with “Her Song” on Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center. The traditional “Supper Club” format invites attendees to grab a café table for an evening celebrating music written by women in the 20th century. A dance floor, live band and bar complete the romantic evening. Tickets are $5-$15 and available here.
Actor, writer and New York Times best-seller Robert Knott comes to Half-Priced Books on Thursday to read from his latest works, “Robert B. Parker’s Revelation.” The book looks at Parker, a prolific author of the Spenser detective series. The discussion begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend.
It’s called “Eat” but it’s not about food. Opening this Friday at the Dallas Children’s Theater, the theatrical event looks at eating disorders in teenagers as it follows 14-year-old Amy through her own struggles with hospitalization and recover. The show runs Feb. 10-18 and is recommended for youth 12 and up. Tickets are $16 and available here.
All matters of heart art continues with the “El Corazón” exhibit at the Bath House Cultural Center. Curated by Jose Vargas, the heart-themed exhibition has been a staple in our neighborhood for 23 years. It will stay up through March 4, and is free to visit. See a full list of participating artists here.
Show your support for those living with a painful chronic condition at “Kiss goodbye to MS.” Lake House Bar & Grill will be collecting donations for the National MS Society from Feb. 10-14. Donors can write their name on a “kiss” and hang it on the wall for all to see.
Post by Taylor Smith, Lake Highlands High School senior and Advocate intern.