May 1

Color Run

Wear white to this family friendly 5k on the Northaven Trail. You’ll be doused with colorful powder throughout the run, which starts at 4 p.m. Afterwards, order from food trucks and enjoy live music.

Northaven Trail, 7900 Northaven, playtri.com/northaven, $35 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under, free for kids 5 and under

 

May 4

‘Are You My Mother?’

P.D. Eastman’s classic children’s book about a baby bird in search of its mother will come to life at 10:30 a.m. during this puppet performance.

Bookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, dallaslibrary.org, free

 

May 6

Pipp Gillette

Country musician Pipp Gillete is a real cowboy. He raises cattle on a ranch that his grandfather started in 1912 near Lovelady, Texas. Check out his tunes at 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter Mikki Daniel opens.

Uncle Calvin’s Coffee House, 9555 N. Central Expressway, 214.363.0044, unclecalvins.org, $15-$18

 

May 6-7

‘Blade Runner’

Inwood Theatre hosts two midnight showings of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic “Blade Runner.” The film starts playing at 11:59 p.m. on the dot.

Inwood Theatre, 5458 W Lovers, 214.352.5085, landmarktheatres.com, $10.50

 

May 11

Mustang music

SMU hosts its annual gala, benefiting Meadows School of the Arts at the Winspear Opera House. The Meadows Dance Ensemble will perform Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring and an abbreviated version of “Firebird” to music provided by Meadows Symphony Orchestra.

Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora, 214.768.2000, smu.edu, $17-$25

 

May 20

Art in the garden

See what’s new in the gallery at North Haven Gardens. Artists will be onsite to discuss their creations and guests are invited to sip and nibble as they soak it all in.

North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316, nhg.com, free

 

May 19-21

World premiere

Saint Rita Catholic Church recently commissioned renowned composer Frank La Rocca to create a new choral work. He came up with a 90 minute oratorio called “A Rose in Winter – The life of Saint Rita of Cascia,” and it premiers this month during the church’s annual three-day conference on the connection between art and Catholicism.

Saint Rita Catholic Church, 12521 Inwood, 972.934. 8388, saintritaconference.com, $30-$75


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