Take A Look, It's In A Book.

Huffington Post's Ryan Holiday has some good advice for anyone thinking about moving to New York: Don't.

There are many reasons it's a terrible place, Holiday says. And he outlines them all in detail here.

An example: “On a New York street corner, I once saw a homeless guy get hit by a car, launch through the air and land face-first on the pavement, skidding to a stop like a cartoon character, except –horrifyingly — the ground doesn't give way in real life. A handful of us rushed to the scene (that rare spirit of human connectedness in an emergency). Then cars started honking and people got upset because this was holding up traffic.”

Yeesh.

It's safe to say you're better off staying put. And if that list of horrors doesn't make you feel better about where you live, maybe this list of local goings-on will do the trick.

Sunday (6.15)
Reverend Horton Heat at Three Links
Solo, not acoustic.

Monday (6.16)
USA vs. Ghana at Alamo Drafthouse
Whatchu know about the World Cup?

Deep Vellum Launch Party at The Wild Detectives
Whatchu know about translated literature?

Tuesday (6.17)
Index Fest Pre-Party at Trees
With Ume, Booty Fade and more.

Spanish Gold at Cambridge Room
Out on the street.

Yoga at the Eye at the Joule Hotel
We're being watched.

Wednesday (6.18)
Boston and Doobie Brothers at Allen Event Center
Take it to the streets.

Too $hort and E-40 at Trees
Tell me when to go.

The Everymen at Three Links
Dance only, only dance.

Thursday (6.19)
Night of the Proms at Verizon Theatre
Keep the fire going with Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Chic and The Pointer Sisters.

Jimmy Buffett at Coyote Drive-In
Waste away.

Future at South Side Music Hall
Move that dope.

Red Bull Sound Select at The Prophet Bar
With Octopus Project and more.

Oak Cliff Film Festival
Watch it!

Dizzy Wright at Trees
Killem With Kindness.

Friday (6.20)
The Mountain Goats at Dan's
Not the best ever death metal band in Denton.

Dallas Arts District Summer Block Party (Free)
Take it to the streets.

RAW Dallas: Panorama at Lizard Lounge
Fashion, music, art, hair, makup, film and more.

Charlsie Grace Benefit Show at Lola's
With New Fumes, Year of the Bear, Spacebeach, Mercury Rocket, Missing Sibling and The Diabolical Machines.

Saturday (6.21)
Matsuri! A Samurai Collection at Kimbell Art Museum
Suit up.

Space Jam at Granada Theater
It's your chance, do your dance.

Kris Kristofferson at Bass Performance Hall
Saturday morning coming down.

Blake Shelton at Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sure be cool if you did.

Best Little Brew Fest in Texas at 126 W. Church Street in Lewisville
Chug-a-lug.

Androgynous, Father Ned Misty, Jank City Jacket at Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
Cover sets from Dead Flowers, Goodnight Ned and Somebody's Darling.

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