By Tonya Whitaker
NDG Staff Writer
Dec. 31 – The South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave. in Dallas, presents Kwanzaa at the Center at 7 p.m. The event is free.
Dec. 31-Jan. 1 – New Year’s Eve with Tommy Davidson at the Arlington Improv, 309 Curtis Mathes Way in Arlington begins at 10 p.m. and includes party favors and champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $35.
Dec. 31-Jan. 1 – BITTERSWEET, V.2 The Future Past New Year’s Eve celebration slated for the Aloft Hotel, 1033 Young St. in Dallas from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Age 25 and older. Must RSVP before 5 p.m. on Dec. 31. Ten dollar admission before 9:30 p.m. with RSVP. http://dbrsvp.com/bittersweet
Dec. 31-Jan. 1 – The Release Roc the Year is coming to the Red Room, 4950 Belt Line Road in Addison starting at 9
p.m. To enter, ladies must be 23 years old and men 25. Complimentary admission for everyone for everyone until 10:30 p.m. with RSVP. http://dbrsvp.com/release
Dec. 31-Jan. 1 – The 7th annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza slated for 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel Love Field, 1241 Mockingbird Lane in Dallas. Men must be 25 years old and women 23 to enter. Tickets start at $45. Visit http://thesilentpartner.ticketleap.com/courtesy-nissan-presents-the-7th-annual-nye-extravaganza/ for tickets.
Jan. 8 – Chamber Music International to present pianist Leon Fleisher at the Caruth Auditorium (campus of Southern Methodist University), 6101 Bishop Blvd. in Dallas. Call 972-385-7267 for tickets or visit www.cmi-now.org.
Jan. 8 – Barney’s Birthday Bash to take place at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie. www.verizontheatre.com
Jan. 14-Jan. 16 – Riverdance is slated for Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie. Tickets start at $10. www.verizontheatre.com
Jan. 15 – Comedian Chris Tucker at Music Hall at Fair Park, 901 1st Ave. in Dallas, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at http://orders.tickettriangle.com/ResultsTicket.aspx?evtid=1527497&event=Chris+Tucker
Jan. 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade 2011 scheduled to start at Carrollton City Hall, 1945 E. Jackson Road in Carrollton. Admission is free.
Jan. 17 – The House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St. in Dallas, to host the third annual MLK Jr. Celebration and Student Art Exhibition at 10:30 a.m. Event is free with RSVP at 214-978-4880.
Jan. 29 – Comedian Kevin Hart’s Laugh at My Pain slated for Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie. www.verizontheatre.com
Jan. 21-Jan. 30 – The Plano Children’s Theatre, 1301 Custer Road Suite 706 in Plano, will present several productions of Godspell. www.planochildrenstheatre.org
Feb. 4 – The 20th annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is slated for Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. in Dallas at 7:30 p.m. www.superbowlgospel.com
Feb. 6 – P. Diddy Live Grand Finale Tour at the Palladium Ballroom is scheduled. DJs include Go DJ HI C and MC Qua on the Serato and Mic. The show is for ages 21 and older. Buy tickets at www.aeglive.com.
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