robbie-knievelWED ? 2

At noon, 8.0 Restaurant & Bar is hosting its annual Indianapolis 500 Champion’s Luncheon, presented by Texas Motor Speedway. The Indy champion, who will be making just his or her second public appearance after being crowned, will be joined by daredevil Robbie Knievel and musical guest Charla Corn. The event is free and is at 111 E 3rd St, FW. Call 817-336-0880.


 THU ▪ 3

Tonight, Fort Worth native and young lion Quamon Fowler brings his sultry smooove style of sax playing to arguably the best place in town to have a jazz experience, Scat Jazz Lounge, at 111 W 4th St, FW. Call 817-870-9100.


FRI ▪ 4

Tonight’s the opening of Theatre Arlington’s Leading Ladies, award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig’s comedy about two down-and-out Shakespearean actors who try to pass themselves off as the petticoat-and-pearls-wearing heiresses to a dying widow’s fortune. The curtain goes up at 8pm at 305 W Main St, Arlington. Call 817-275-7661.


SAT ▪ 5

Out at Lake Ray Hubbard, Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host its inaugural Spring Beer Festival from noon-10pm. There’ll be five beer tents, each loaded with four brews hand-selected by Flying Saucer’s resident beer guru, Keith Schlabs. There’s no cover, but for $15, drinkers will receive a commemorative taster glass and card that can be redeemed for a sampling of 10 of the featured beers from select tents. Visit


SUN ▪ 6

Tonight’s the last night to catch Fort Worth Opera’s spellbinding production of Before Night Falls (see review here), composer Jorge Martín’s adaptation of Reinaldo Arenas’ memoir of the same name. The curtain goes up at 2pm at Bass Performance Hall, 555 Commerce St, FW. Tickets are $17-134. Call 817-731-0833.


MON ▪ 7

Today at 10am is the monthly meeting of the Poets of Tarrant County, at First United Methodist Church, meeting room 154, 800 W 5th St, FW. The discussion is free. Call 817-921-9322.


TUE ▪ 8

Today’s the last day of auditions for Artisan Theater Center’s forthcoming production of Steel Magnolias to be directed by Joe Allen Brown of Texas Wesleyan University. Be familiar with the script and have an ability to affect a Southern accent. The audition starts at 7pm at Artisan Theater Center’s rehearsal hall, 1101 Royal Pkwy, Ste 115, Euless. Call 817-284-1200.