Wednesday, April 8
Dentonian indie-rockers Matthew & The Arrogant Sea open for two acts from the Great White North — singer-songwriter Kate Maki and headliners Great Lake Swimmers — at Hailey’s, 122 Mulberry St, Denton. Tickets are $10-12. Call 940-323-1160.
Thursday, April 9
You’ve probably only seen John Carptener’s 1982 remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic that’s screening at TCU tonight. Too bad. Howard Hawks and Christian Nyby’s The Thing From Another World stars Sheriff Matt Dillon himself, James Arness, and deftly blends noir with B-movie tropes (isolation, aliens, mistrust). The Thing hits the screen at 7pm at Rm 141, Moudy Bldg, 2805 S University Dr, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-257-7630.
Friday, April 10
Directed by playwright and UTA prof Natalie Gaupp, Three in One Room will be staged multiple times throughout April but is opening tonight at Arts Fifth Avenue. Presented back to back in the same room, The Crew, Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen …, and Snowangel comprise the theatrical triptych. Admission is $5 (proceeds benefit A5A). Call 817-296-3250.
Saturday, April 11
The Race for the Cure‘s annual 5K walk/run kicks off this morning in Sundance Square. The money raised by registration fees and charitable contributions helps fund programs such as low-cost mammograms, medical treatment, and education about warning signs, methods of early detection, and the latest treatment options for breast cancer. Registration is $30-100 and can be done online, at www.komentarrant.org.
Sunday, April 12
After you wrap up Easter brunch, head over to the Fort Worth Public Library for its Second Sunday Book Discussion Group. This month’s topic — Steven Waldman’s Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America — is more than apropos. The talking gets going at 2pm at the Central Branch, 500 W 3rd St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-871-7701.
Monday, April 13
Assassins? Check. High-end real estate? Check. Awesomeness? You bet. Fort Worth/New York City theater troupe Amphibian Productions presents playwright Tony Bicât’s A Buyers’ Market, about the two aforementioned subjects and more. The performance is at 7:30pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $5-15. Call 817-923-3012.
Tuesday, April 14
Fort Worth’s perennially nationally ranked poetry-slam team continues its weekly residency at Embargo, 210 E 8th St, FW. Newcomers are welcome, as are judges. Call 817-870-9750.