Friday 03.20


‘King and I’ opens with B’way’s Rachel York

The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s lush and lovely The King & I arrives at Fair Park, courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals, and settles in for a three-weekend run at Fair Park Music Hall. Rachel York, a Drama Desk Award winner for Victor/Victoria, leads the cast in such memorable numbers as “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance?”

Fair Park Music Hall
901 First Ave.
March 21–April 5.

Saturday 03.21


So you think you can spin? Then prove it at DJ battle!

There’s more to being a DJ than liking to put together mix tapes for your friends. Wanna know how much more? Then enter — or just attend as a fan — the DJ battle at Marty’s Live Saturday. There are 16 slots for the 20-minute sets, and the crowd picks the winner, who goes home with $500 bucks … and a lot of street cred.

Marty’s Live
4207 Maple Ave.
March 21. Sign-up by 6 p.m.
battle starts at 8 p.m.

Thursday 03.26


Michael Sam, Dale Hansen reunite

Michael Sam — who Voice readers just named hottest local athlete (see Page 46) is steaming up the dance floor on Dancing with the Stars, but he still has time to come back to Dallas to reunite with his champion (and Readers Voice Award winner for best local ally) Dale Hansen for a personal appearance. Hansen will introduce Sam, who will deliver an address as part of the Upstander Speaker Series for the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

Communities Foundation of Texas
5500 Caruth Haven Lane. March 26 at 6:30 p.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 20, 2015.