When LA street artist, DJ, and all-around Rad Dude, Shepard Fairey comes to town, Big D lights up brighter than the Omni Hotel and that crazy bridge, combined. Paired up with the Dallas Contemporary, Fairey is on a good-will mission. His agenda? To put up rockin' tough murals all over our city. His other agenda? To kick out the jams.
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Tonight, after Fairey has dusted Dallas with plaster, poster, and stencil art he'll take it easy, rent The Help and unwind with a nice, but inexpensive bottle of wine — just kidding. That isn't how Shepard Fairey re-energizes. Instead he Djs the biggest party in the entire city, Phenomenon at the Dallas Contemporary. The theme is neon-glow-mega-party, so dress with the black lights in mind and be ready to shake your ass in an awesome venue surrounded by exceptional art. It's a celebration of city beautification, large-scale installation, and stuff that glows in the dark. Yep, it'll be a blast. Better get your tickets, because this thing will sell out. Tickets cost $50.
Sat., Feb. 4, 9 p.m., 2012