The Weekend Guide


Enjoy the refiner things in life.

Re-Finery Spring Fling
The designer consignment co. delivers new and gently worn treasures by Tibi, Tory Burch, J Brand, Marc Jacobs, and more at up to 85 percent off.
Why: Vintage Bally, Dior, and Gucci bags.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 5431 W. University Blvd.

Shirin Askari
What: Shop the Project Runway (and UNT) alum’s spring pencil skirts, asymmetrical dresses, and structured tops.
Why: Bar by Gentleman Jack.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Melanie Gayle, 6818 Snider Plz. (214-369-1700).

Your Tax Refund
Our ideas on how to spend your IRS bonus, whether it was big or small.
Why: Partial yacht ownership, budget spa getaways, and cheap sake (to drown your financial woes).
When: The check arrives.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Green Carpet Dallas
What: In honor of Earth Day, Soils Alive and Preservation Tree Services present a free screening of the new film A Chemical Reaction, followed by a discussion with director Brett Plymale.
Why: Go early for the farmers market and live butterfly release.
When: Get on the list before Fri. Event, Apr. 22. Farmers market, 4 p.m.; butterflies, 6 p.m.; movie, 7 p.m.
Where: Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln., at Mockingbird Station. Seating is limited. R.S.V.P. at greencarpetdallas.org.

Art for Darfur
The Dallas charity hosts a silent auction featuring works by local grade schoolers with performance artists (Maurice Kiryal), speakers (Darfur Peace and Development program director Susan Burgess Lent), and dessert.
Why: Benefits DPDO.
When: Sat., 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Blvd., SMU. Tickets ($5 for students, $15 for adults) available at the door.

Photo: Courtesy of Re-Finery

Owens Art Center
6101 Bishop Blvd
Dallas, TX 75205
Re-Finery Trunk Show
5431 W University Blvd
Dallas, TX 75209
6818 Snider Plz
University Park
Dallas, TX 75205
5321 E Mockingbird Ln
@ Mockingbird Station
Dallas, TX 75206