WED ? 22
The name of the game is beer at Central Market. For the next 12 days CM’s Brewtopia event features cooking with beer, beer tastings, and pairing food with beer, starting with today’s presentation about beer and bacon with notable local chef Brian Olenjack. Keep the brewskis coming! The classes run Sep 22-Oct 3 at 4651 W Fwy, FW. Registration prices vary. Check Calendar for details. Call 817-989-4700.
THU ▪ 23
A native of Ireland, Richard Walsh spent the 1910s working in the cattle industry in Brazil and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), experiences that would go on to help him manage the J.A. Ranch in Texas. Historian B. Byron Price lectures on Walsh’s legacy in Richard Walsh: A Texas Cowman and the Global Cattle Trade at 7pm at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1500 Montgomery St, FW. Tickets are $3-10. Call 817-255-9540.
FRI ▪ 24
Expectant mothers are in the spotlight in college theater this week. While BOLD Fort Worth puts on the informational play Birth on Saturday at Texas Wesleyan (see Calendar), Teresa Marrero’s La Familia, a series of Spanish-language dramatic monologues surrounding an unborn child, plays for one weekend only at UNT. La Familia runs Fri-Sat at 1179 Union Cir, Denton. Tickets are $10. Call 214-414-6447.
SAT ▪ 25
Not many literary events feature a parade, but that’s what DFW Literary SoulFEST will be doing this weekend. The multifaceted festival includes spoken-word performances by Queen Sheba and Janean Livingston; featured appearances by RM Johnson, Victoria Christopher Murray, and Attica Locke; live music by Dezyne, Be Wise, and Khari; and a sneak peek at Jubilee Theatre’s upcoming production of God’s Trombones. The festival runs Fri-Sun at The Dock Bookshop, 6637 Meadowbrook Dr, FW. Admission is free-$10. Call 817-457-5700.
SUN ▪ 26
Beer tasting and dog adoption don’t go hand in hand in our minds, but perhaps this event can change that. Greyhound Adoption League of Texas is throwing GALToberfest at Ginger Man, where you can adopt a greyhound and also sample eight beers from Texas breweries. Hope no one has a few too many beers and adopts a few too many dogs. The fun starts at 4pm at 3716 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Tickets are $40. Call 972-503-4258.
MON ▪ 27
It’s all about the Czechs at TCU’s Faculty & Friends Chamber Music concert. Dvorák’s Second Piano Quartet is the headlining piece, but you’ll be just as taken with the more obscure entries: Josef Suk’s turbulent First Piano Quartet and Zdenek Fibich’s Vodnik, a piece for ensemble and narrator that tells a bloody supernatural story about a water goblin. The concert is at 7pm at PepsiCo Recital Hall, 2800 S University Dr, FW. Tickets are $5-10. Call 817-257-7602.
TUE ▪ 28
In addition to its cinema festival (see: Big Ticket), the Modern is opening a new exhibit this week. Vernon Fisher: K-Mart Conceptualism is a rare museum show devoted to a local artist, tracing Fisher’s myriad influences and works in various media dating back to the 1970s. The show runs Sep 25-Jan 4 at 3200 Darnell St, FW. Admission is $4-10. Call 817-738-9215.