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The Weekend Guide

lauren essl!

Dress to letterpress.

CREATE
Crafting from the Collection
What:
Learn the art of letterpress from Fort Worth wordsmith and artist Lauren Essl of Blue Eye Brown Eye.
Why: The class is free and includes DIY greeting cards to take home.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth (817-989-5065).

SUPPORT
Artist vs. Architect

What: Vote for your favorite works by local creatives vying for commissioned gigs while enjoying cocktails and bites perched high above Big D.
Why: Thirty percent of proceeds benefits Dwell with Dignity, which endeavors to help families escape poverty by creating inspiring living environments.
When: Sat., 6-11 p.m.
Where: 750 N. Saint Paul St., 19th flr.

SEE
Baby Steps

What: Save a seat for the one-night show spotlighting seven original mini plays that define “baby steps,” from a house-hopping addict’s tale to a weary new mom’s journey with twins.
Why: The act “One Request Before You Leave: How a road trip, The Beatles, and a motel in Missouri made me a better ex-husband.”
When: Tues., 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: The MAC, 3120 McKinney Ave. Tickets at eventbrite.com ($15) and at the door ($20).

SOLVE
Dressed to a Tea Murder Mystery Party
What:
Put on your detective hat for the four-course dinner with tea-infused cocktails.
Why: Solve the crime and get a free stay and dinner at The Fairmont.
When: Sat., 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1717 N. Akard St. (214-720-2020). Reserve tickets ($65) at 214-720-5261 or dallas@fairmont.com.

PRIMP
Drybar

What: The operation opens at NorthPark Center tomorrow.
Why: Blowouts at the mall for just 35 bucks.
When: Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 8687 N. Central Expwy., ste 940 (214-989-6136).

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Essl

LOCATIONS
8687 N Central Expwy
@ NorthPark Center
Dallas, TX 75231
214-989-6136
Artist vs. Architect
750 N Saint Paul St
19th flr
Dallas, TX 75201
1717 N Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201
214-720-5261
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-738-1933
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary
3120 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
214-953-1212
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