OK, it's almost here. Time to slip into that annual existential crisis and wonder just WHERE IS YOUR LIFE GOING? Look, there is no real answer to that question. Also, you can totally contribute to where your life is going.
But before we swim through the waters of your put-off resolutions, let's make some plans, because a countdown is a comin' and you need some Champagne in your system. Here is my list of The Overserved-approved parties around town to help you weed through the party planning just a bit.
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NYE 2013: The Shape of Things to Come Texas Theatre Dress elegantly and visit the Texas Theatre for a little time travel. The evening will be hosted by George Quartz and will feature Tearist, Yesterday's Gold DJs, the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group and more. With a Champagne toast at midnight and some of the city's most unique and progressive entertainment, if you have a sophisticate on your arm, this New Year's date will impress. Tickets range from $17-$20. And look, here is a weird video.
Champagne and Caviar Ku De Ta Full disclosure: This one is being hosted by both The Overserved and the fine ladies and gents that make up The Caviar Club collective. So, if you want to spend a stylish night with some of my favorite folks featured in the column this year, this is where to be. DJs Blake Ward and Tony Schwa will keep crowd moving, Ku De Ta's infamous service will keep your glass full and there is no cover, because we want you spend your money buying each other drinks. Dress up in your finest, join us in the room adjacent to the Ku De Ta pool, and order up knowing that a portion of bar proceeds from all the shindigs in the Ku De Ta/Three Sheets complex are going towards The North Texas Food Bank. RSVP here; table service is available.
New Year's Eve with Sarah Jaffe and A.Dd+ The Kessler Theater In an effort to put all of Dallas' favorite people in one room, A.Dd+ is now also on the bill, and a post-show DJ set from Sarah and friends will keep the fun going way past midnight. Ring in the new year with the good vibes of two celebrated North Texas artists who had one great year. Tickets are $22.50 and may be purchased here.
Bikram Yoga Dallas West Village Studio Look, I get it. You don't all want to ring in the new year at some decadent party dancing in a new pair of high heels. If you want to kick off 2013 by sweating out the final toxins from an old year, Bikram Yoga Dallas is offering you just that chance. Head to Karen's10 PM class at their stunning new West Village location, where you will be able to deep breathe and bend away those final moments of 2012. From the second floor, you will have both a beautiful view of the Dallas skyline, and a front row seat to any debauchery happening across the street in the West Village. A post-class Holy Kombucha toast will be a lovely conclusion to the night, and who knows after that what kind of Namaste you might get into.
Dallas' Best NYE Party Circuit 12 The Green Bandana Group has been throwing parties for no reason all year long, so certainly New Year's Eve is the perfect reason to put all their collective resources towards one big bash. -Topic will be performing with a with full band, along with Chanise Condren and The Chloes, plus expect DJ sets from Taylor Effin Cleveland, who will be debuting a new project, and a headlining set from DJ Killtron. Tickets are $35 and include an open bar. RSVP here.
Auld Lang Syne, sugars, and cheers to a new year. I promise the old acquaintances are much easier to forget when you are surrounded by new ones. And after a bottle or two of Champagne.