Don’t beat around the Bush.
What: The earth-conscious designer debuts her new dress collection, Lauren Pierce Atelier, hand-dyed by women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Why: Build your own tie-dye frock with style and fabric choices.
When: Sat., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Barneys, NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expy. (469-221-4700).
What: Four hour-long classes that whittle waists with weighted rings and jazzy tunes.
Why: Handmade hoops for $30.
When: Thru Apr. 10. Every Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 1409 S. Lamar St. To register, e-mail email@example.com.
Party with a Passion
What: Stanley Korshak hosts New York design duo Ruffian and their fall 2010 collection fresh from the runway.
Why: Free sips and nibbles, with 10 percent of all sales going to The Suicide & Crisis Center.
When: Thurs., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 500 Crescent Ct. (214-871-3600).
Late Nights at the DMA
What: The museum hosts an Alice in Wonderland-themed evening with activities (karaoke, readings, open mic), bites, and three screenings of the classic flick.
Why: A film-inspired DJ set, 10-11:30 p.m.
When: Fri., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1200).
Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Bush