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The Weekend Guide

peonies and hydrangeas!

April showers bring Allen-Martin flowers.

SEE
Peonies and Hydrangeas
What:
Local contemporary artist Carly Allen-Martin unloads her latest, large-scale floral oil paintings for a limited-run show at Stephanie Anne boutique.
Why: Fill up on free wine and fromage.
When: Launch party, Thurs., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 2 Highland Park Village (214-368-3025).

HEAR
The Texas Gypsies
What:
The Dallas Museum of Art hosts the local band that mixes violins, horns, guitars, and drums to create toe-tapping tunes inspired by American jazz a la the 1920s and 1930s to kick off April’s Jazz in the Atrium series.
Why: Performance supports Big D’s first Dallas Jazz Appreciation Month.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1803).

SHOP
Margaret Miller 2012 Collection Trunk Show
What:
 Meet the dress designer while browsing her new spring styles inspired by favorite cities — Palm Springs, Savannah, Napa — while enjoying a glass of wine.
Why: Past season sale looks are also available, plus custom tailoring on site.
When: Thurs., 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: 5123 Elsby Ave.

TEST
Radical Skincare
What:
An antioxidant-loaded beauty line of seven antiaging products (exfoliating pads, eye-reviving cream) crafted by two sisters lands at Barneys New York (only the brand’s third store locale).
Why: Born to be rad.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 8687 N. Central Expwy., ste. 1224 (469-221-4700).

Photo: Courtesy of Carly Allen-Martin 

LOCATIONS
Stephanie Anne
2 Highland Park Village
Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205
214-368-3025
Margaret Miller Trunk Show
5123 Elsby Ave
Dallas, TX 75209
1717 N Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75201
214-922-1200
Barneys New York
8687 N Central Expy
@ NorthPark Center
Dallas, TX 75225
469-221-4700
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