Fri 11/09

Dorothy Dandridge, b. 1922

Carl Sagan, b. 1934

Mary Travers, b. 1936

Lou Ferrigno, b. 1951

1857 – Atlantic Monthly 1st published

1906 – Teddy Roosevelt became 1st U.S. President to visit a foreign country – Panama.

Sat 11/10

Martin Luther, b. 1483

Donna Fargo, b. 1945

Ann Reinking, b. 1949

Brittany Murphy, b. 1970

Heather Matarazzo, b. 1982

1775 – The “birthday” of the U.S. Marine Corps.

1969 – “Sesame Street” premiered on PBS.

Sun 11/11

Veterans Day – Honor those who served!

Gen. George Patton, b. 1885

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., b. 1922

Jonathan Winters, b. 1925

1921 – The Tomb of the Unknowns dedicated at Arlington Cemetery.

     Mon 11/12

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, b. 1815

Grace Kelly, b. 1929

Neil Young, b. 1945

Nadia Comaneci,

b. 1961

Tevin Campbell,

b. 1976

1859 – In Paris, Jules Leotard performed 1st flying trapeze act.

1946 – 1st drive-up bank opened.

Tues 11/13

St. Augustine (patron saint of brewers and printers), b. 354

Robt. Louis Stevenson, b. 1850

Ray Wylie Hubbard, b. 1946

Whoopi Goldberg, b. 1949

Jimmy Kimmel,

b. 1967

1940 – Disney’s “Fantasia” premiered.

Wed 11/14

Claude Monet, b. 1840

Mamie Eisenhower, b. 1896

Aaron Copland,

b. 1900

Buckwheat Zydeco, b. 1947

Laura San Giacomo, b. 1961

1910 – 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship.

Thurs 11/15

Georgia O’Keeffe, b. 1887

Daniel Barenboim, b. 1942

Beverly D’Angelo, b. 1951

Kevin Eubanks,

b. 1957

1969 – In Washington, D. C., 250,000 Americans peacefully protested against the Vietnam War.

Fri 11/16

W. C. Handy, b. 1873

Burgess Meredith, b. 1908

Daws Butler, b. 1916

Harvey Martin, b. 1950

Marg Helgenberger, b. 1958

1907 – Oklahoma admitted as the 46th state.

1952 – Lucy 1st held a football for Charlie Brown in “Peanuts.”

Sat 11/17

Rock Hudson, b. 1925

Martin Scorsese,

b. 1942

Danny DeVito, b. 1944

Howard Dean, b. 1948

1558 – Elizabeth I became Queen of England upon death of Queen Mary.

1913 – The steamship Louise was 1st ship to travel thru the Panama Canal.

  Sun 11/18

Imogene Coca, b. 1908

Alan Shepard, b. 1923

Brenda Vaccaro,

b. 1939

Owen Wilson, b. 1968

Chloe Sevigny, b. 1974

1928 – Premiere of 1st sound-synched cartoon, Disney’s “Steamboat Willie” starring Mickey Mouse.

Nov. 9

13701 Dallas Parkway

Farmers Branch, 75240


Telos Club — Speakers from DFW Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants will explore how active, collaborative language strengthens proposals. Nutritious conversation plus breakfast. 7:30-9 a.m. FREE!

Nov. 9

3200 Main St.

Dallas, 75226


Undermain Theatre — Undermain returns to the classics with Ibsen’s rarely seen drama, “The Lady from the Sea.” The play continues Ibsen’s exploration of the imbalances of marriage and a woman’s need for freedom. On stage through Dec. 2,

Nov. 10

3309 Elm St.

Dallas, 75226


Continental Gin Building — The building is 130 years old and has housed artist’s studios for more than three decades. This event for more than 40 celebrated local artists marks the final Open Studios at this Dallas Landmark. 2-8 p.m. FREE!

Nov. 10

2520 Flora St.

Dallas, 75201


Moody Performance Hall — TITAS presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Complexions — a mix of methods, styles and cultures — represents one of the most recognized and respected performing arts brands in the world. 8 p.m.

Nov. 11

5900 Bishop Blvd.

Dallas, 75205


Meadows Museum — Enjoy an afternoon of informal drawing instruction. The session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students ages 15 and older. 1:30 p.m. $0-$12.

Nov. 12

1925 Elm St.

Dallas, 75201


Majestic Theatre — LeVar Burton has a new podcast — LeVar Burton Reads! In every episode, host LeVar Burton (“Reading Rainbow,” “Roots,” “Star Trek”) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. 8 p.m. $29-$100.

Nov. 13

3939 Grand Ave.

Dallas, 75210


Fair Park/Hall of State — City of Dallas Archivist John Slate explores Big D — 100 years ago, in the time of a flu pandemic, WWI, the eve of women’s suffrage and the war effort on the home front. Bring your own Brown Bag lunch. 12-1 p.m. FREE!

Nov. 14

6101 Bishop Blvd.

Dallas, 75205


SMU/Caruth Auditorium — Join the Meadows Jazz Orchestra for an evening of big band music. The ensemble features students involved in an array of programs and majors across the SMU campus. 7:30 p.m. FREE!

Nov. 15

3630 Harry Hines Blvd.

Dallas, 75205


Sammons Center for the Arts — Singer/guitarist and owner of The Kitchen Café, Tony Hakim, is a positive force for jazz in North Texas. His far-ranging repertoire echoes Glen Campbell’s. 7 p.m. $40-$45.