Better days are coming. They're called Saturday and Sunday. You might could even throw in a little Friday fun for that matter. Here's to a beautiful weekend in Irving. Cheers. 

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.

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33 Variations

33 Variations

Location: Irving Arts Center
Price: $19-24
When: Friday, January 15-30

Opening night is here! 33 VARIATIONS is MainStage's first show of the year - tonight at the Irving Arts Center! The show runs from January 15–30, so be sure to snag some tickets. It has received great reviews from the Dallas Morning News theater critic, "Classical music seems to - pardon the pun - strike a chord with contemporary playwrights. All too often, they misunderstand or even cheapen the music. That's not a problem with 33 Variations," said Lawson Taitte.  Great seats are still available for tonight and the rest of opening weekend. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 972.252.2787 or online at IrvingTheatre.org. Learn More

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Creating Sanity: Planner Fun

South Irving Library

Location: South Irving Library
Price: Free
When: Saturday, January 16, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

If you love to color code, plan and visually chart your daily life, this is for you. Or I might could also say, calling all parents! We all have busy lives. So why not take an hour to plan them, and here's the key...without the kids around. ;) Leave the kids at home or with a sitter and let's get crafty. The goal is to get organized so bring your planners and the library will add some fun organization to your schedule using washi tape, stickers and gel pens. Learn More

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Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra - Brent Buemi, Clarinet with guest conductor Jin Hyoun Baek

Irving Symphony

Location: Irving Arts Center
Price: $18 online with LIvingsocial
When: Saturday, January 16, 8 p.m. 

Tickets to the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra this Saturday are available on Livingsocial for $18! Now that's a steal for such great entertainment because this symphony is truly talented! Korean Guest Conductor Jin Hyoun Baek will lead the performance. Check it out and get your tickets here. Learn More

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance

Martin Luther King Jr

Location: Irving Arts Center
Price: Free admission and free parking
When: Sunday, January 17, 6-7:30 p.m.

Each January the City of Irving holds a special event to recognize and appreciate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This annual observance takes place at the Irving Arts Center, and features a variety of music, dance and theatrical performances.

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance will focus on a series of riveting events that led up to the historic March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. 

The program objective is to go beyond the surface while presenting familiar information surrounding the historic event. Audience members can expect to learn about interesting facts and experiences which preceded the monumental March on Washington. In addition, various aspects of the planning and methods of preparation used to accomplish an assembly of more than 250,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial will be shared. 

The 90-minute production will feature a mixture of drama, music, dance and multi-media techniques. Participants will enjoy entertainment from the Dallas Black Dance Theatre II, Marquinn Middleton and the Miracle Choir and the Bear Creek Baptist Church Choir. Learn More

 

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For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.