Learn how to cultivate hearty, Texas flowers at North Haven Gardens.

Five Things Before Spring

How does your garden grow? Better if you attend this session. Rusty E. Allen will help you on next steps for planting, whether it’s roses, vegetables, herbs, perennials or natives. Free.

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Road


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Ella Enchanted: The Musical

Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine, this play tells the tale of Ella of Frell, who is given the “gift” of obedience at birth. She is forced to do anything people command, until one day, as a teenager, she embarks on a quest to break the curse forever.

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Dallas Children’s Theater/Rosewood Center for Family Arts

Cost:$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty and staff

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Distinguished Performer Concert Series

Award-winning pianist Alessio Bax’s will play “Italian Inspirations.” The Johnson-Prothro Artist-in-Residence will perform Dallapiccola’s Quaderno musicale di Annalibera (Annalibera’s musical notebook) alongside Bach’s arrangement of the Alessandro Marcello oboe concerto, Rachmaninoff’s Variations on a Theme of Corelli, and two pieces by Liszt.

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30pm

Where: Caruth Auditorium – Owen Arts Center

Cost: $14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty and staff

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Yee I-Lann: Through Rose-Coloured Glasses

This immersive installation is comprised of found images from the Pakard Photo Studio in Malaysia. The thousands of photographs taken at the studio reveal a glimpse into the past. The title of the installation signifies that the original prints have a literal rose-tinted coloration, but also reflects the idea that we tend to look at the past through a filter of positivity.

When: through March 4

Where: NorthPark Center, level one between Neiman Marcus and Dillard’s

Cost: free

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Author’s Talk: Thomas Mallon

Friends of the SMU Libraries host Thomas Mallon, author of “Landfall,” a historical novel set during the George W. Bush presidency. Books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing following the program.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. (A 5:30 p.m. reception, by reservation only, is $30 per person and includes a copy of the book. RSVP by emailing cruppi@smu.edu.)

Where: Fondren Library at Southern Methodist University, 6414 Robert S. Hyer Lane

Cost: free

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