The half dozen

  1. April 18-22 is the Thin Line Fest in Denton. A smaller SXSW without the crowds, this five day festival includes documentary films, live music, a competitive photo festival across Denton and more. All events free.


  1. The 33rd annual Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival is April 19-22. Spanning 1827 city blocks, the festival features 223 juried artists from across the country working in painting, glass, jewelry, ceramics and more. Local artists, craft beer, wine and a variety of live music round out the festival. Free admission.


  1. It’s your last week to catch Yayoi Kusama’s exhibit All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins at the DMA. On display through April 29, the exhibit comprises a mirror-covered room filled with pumpkins dressed in black polka dots and is the only infinity mirror room installation of its kind in North America. Student tickets $12.


  1. The Dallas Opera presents Don Giovanni, Mozart’s thrilling two-act masterpiece portraying the clever, arrogant Giovanni. This production runs through April 29 and comes from Chicago’s Lyric Opera directed by Robert Falls. Student rush $15.


  1. WaterTower Theatre in Addison presents the world premiere play Bread from award winning Dallas playwright and actress Regina Taylor. Bread is the story of a middle class family from Oak Cliff struggling with tensions from the past and an uncertain future. Runs April 13-May 6 Under 30 $20, student rush $12.


  1. April 20, head downtown for ’Til Midnight at the Nasher. The Nasher Sculpture Center is presenting live music from indie electronic bands and a screening of “Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy.” There will also be scavenger hunts and tours of the permanent collection and special exhibitions. Free.


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