Friday 08.03

DMA exhibit explores Mesoamerica
The ancient culture of Southern Mexico, including the patron diety Quetzalcoatl, is the subject of an elaborate new exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent. The collection of Mesoamerican codices, textiles and other
precious items just opened, but will be on display through November.

Dallas Museum of Art,
1717 Harwood St.
Through Nov. 25.
$14 special exhibit fee.


Monday 08.06

Liz Mikel has the blues; just listen
Liz Mikel spends her night off from appearing in Dallas Theater Center’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by performing a different kind of music: The blues. The B-way veteran sings Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Moms Mabley  and other greats in her concert show entitled A Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer.

The Blue Room at South Side on Lamar
1409 S. Lamar St.
7:30 p.m.



Thursday 08.09CARMEN-MG_8071

Drag Racers Carmen & Manila play
For a while now, DJ Redeye has called the new It’ll Do club his home, and he’s teaming up for a  week for a special show featuring Drag Race
finalists Carmen Carrera, pictured, and Manila Luzon, as hosts.

It’ll Do Dancing Club
4322 Elm St.

9 p.m.–2 a.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 3, 2012.