Live The Days Of Our Livez With Bone Thugs-N-Harmony At The Rail Club Travel Alone With Jason Isbell At The Bomb Factory And Cheer The Mavs On To Victory Over Golden State.

So we’ve said goodbye to 2017. Officially. And there’s so much to look forward to this year.

There’s the November midterm elections, the World Cup Finals, a royal wedding and — of course — lots and lots of movies. Among the most anticipated movies are Black Panther, Avengers Infinity War, Solo: A Star Wars Story and The Incredibles 2. No new Star Wars, so the die hards who hated it have a year to cool off.

But if you didn’t keep up with film in 2017 as much as you would have wanted to, then rest easy. Our film critics threw together their top film picks for last year so you’ll know what to watch before the Academy Awards air in March. And stay tuned to our Coming Attractions posts so you don’t lose track of the newest exciting films coming out this year.

But alas, this is barely day one of 2018 and there’s still a way’s to go before those titles drop. And until then, you need things to do, and it just so happens that we’re about as excited as ever to inform you of all the cool shit to do in DFW from week to week, like all the stuff below. Now get out there and start 2018 with your best foot forward.

Tuesday (1.2)

TNT 108: The Violent Years at Texas Theatre
Brand new 4K restoration.

First Tuesday at the Dallas Museum of Art
Enjoy so much family fun.

Free Film Screening: Freedom Riders at Dallas Peace & Justice Center
Start 2018 on the path to wokeness.

Dallas Zoo Lights
Last week to check out the inaugural display!

Eno’s Forney Benefit Preview Dinner
Check out the new Eno’s pizza joint location and do some good.

Dezi 5 at Club Dada
With Ursa Minor.

Wednesday (1.3)

Jazz Education Convention at Hyatt Regency Dallas
Advanced registration has closed.

Jam Session with RC & The Gritz at The Prophet Bar
Always ready to jam.

2018 Open Mic Kickoff at Deep Ellum Art Company
Show off your mad skills.

Wingsday at Gator Sports Bar
Hosted By DJ Phife, DJ Trill & Cuzin Junebug The MC.

Dallas Mavs vs. Golden State Warriors at American Airlines Center
Watch Dirk and Co. teach the super team what real champions are made of.

Thursday (1.4)

Sister Album Release at Three Links
With Michael Lee & The Wartime Limousine.

Metal Thursdays at BrainDead Brewing
With Escuela, Enlist.

Bubble Boys, Talkie Walkie, War Party at Armoury D.E.
Free as always.

The Venetian Sailors at The Common Table

Smooth sounds.

Pinkish Black at Renos Chop Shop
With Sabbath Assembly, Baring Teeth.

Friday (1.5)

Weezing at Granada Theater
Weezer Tribute with Different Strokes, Pepper Theft.

Big Freedia at Trees

With Boyfriend.

Offended By Everything at Curtain Club
With Quiet, Please and Above It All.

Mason Adamas Birthday Bash at Deep Ellum Art Company
With Lunar Eclectic, Pillow Pocket, Rider Rock and Here Not There.

Emotional Xan at Prophet Bar
The Rebirth…

Josh Abbott Band at Billy Bob’s Texas
Grade-A country.

’80s Prom at Foundation Room (House of Blues)
Here’s your chance for a prom night do-over.

Pool Lights at Double Wide
With Vylit.

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit at The Bomb Factory
With James McMurty.

Tomar & The FC’s, Peterson Brothers Band at Three Links
Double the fun.

Shen Yun at Winspear Opera House
Five thousand years of Chinese history and music reborn right before your eyes.

Forever Bowie Karaoke at Texas Theatre
Celebrate the GOAT.

Society Fashion Week at Courtyard Dallas Carrollton and Conference Center
It’s called fashion, sweetie.

Saturday (1.6)

Caterpillars at Double Wide
With The Idle Kind, Home Above, Ghost Pilots.

Spaceship*Rideshare at Deep Ellum Art Company
A live music and interactive art experience.

New Year Kickoff at Curtain Club
Superior Booking presents…

The Atomic Naughty Frolic Burlesque Show at Kessler Theater
Naughty, Naughty…

Matthew Logan Vazquez at Three Links
With Daniel Creamer.

Emo Night at RBC
Be sad and have fun.

Kwaidan at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars
With live scores from multiple artists.

Goodnight Ned at Armoury D.E.
With Blacksmiths, House of Reveries.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at The Rail Club
Not exactly on the first of the month…

Thin White Dukes at Granada Theater
With The Wildboys.

Sarah Jaffe at Dan’s Silverleaf
First show of two this weekend at Dan’s.

Happy Nude Year at Viva’s
Saucy burlesque.

Sunday (1.7)

Sarah Jaffe at Dan’s Silverleaf
The second of two weekend shows.

Nerd Fight Strikes Back at Texas Theatre
Talk some shit about The Last Jedi. Dare you to.

Disco Biscuit at Off The Record
With Samma Lone.

The Po’ Up at Drugstore Cowboys
Not your average paint party…

A History of Everything at Margot Jones Theatre
Literally a history of everything. OK, fine. Figurative.

Fort Worth Burrito Project Benefit Show at Lola’s Saloon
Celebrate 10 years of the Fort Worth Burrito Project with live tunes.

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

Cover image via Bone Thugz-N-Harmony Facebook Page.

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