WED ? 15
With Midnight in Paris playing at the Modern this week and the Picasso/Braque show at the Kimbell, the Cultural District is the place to be for lovers of French culture between the world wars. You can get even more of the Lost Generation at Picasso and Braque’s Cubist Experiment, a lecture by two conservators at the Kimbell that goes with the museum’s exhibit. The talk is at 12:30pm at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-332-8451.
THU ▪ 16
Join us Weekly folk tonight for another installment of Thursday Night Live, a free outdoor concert series on the patio of Central Market (4651 W Fwy, FW). Tonight’s entertainment will be provided by crunchy Fort Worth soulsters The Black & Blues. The music gets going around 7pm. For directions or more info, call the Weekly at 817-321-9700.
FRI ▪ 17
The Where House, 2510 Hemphill St, is the place to be tonight. In addition to the EP release party for The Apache 5 (see: pg. 39), there will be artwork for sale (courtesy of the Piranha Bear collective), a keg of free beer, a Sapporo promotion, and gourmet popcorn. Doors open at 8:30pm. BYOB.
SAT ▪ 18
The Dallas Derby Devils are really sweet, cool, fun-lovin’ gals who need your support to help them cream not-too-sweet, totally un-cool, totally square gals from other Texas cities. So gather up the fam and head out to NYTEX Sports Centre, 8851 Ice House Dr in lovely NRH, to cheer on the home team tonight. Tickets are $12-15. Call 817-483-0237.
SUN ▪ 19
For something entirely different today, take Pops to 1919 Hemphill for the screening of Earthlings, Shaun Monson’s 2005 documentary about the ways in which large corporations use animals. Something to think about next time you use that brand of shaving cream, old timer. The film screens at 6pm. Suggested donation is $3. Call 817-920-9665.
MON ▪ 20
Your fiery Texas Rangers are home for a three-game stretch against cross-state rivals, the Houston Astros. The series begins tonight. First pitch is at 7:05pm at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, 1901 Rd to Six Flags, Arlington. Tickets are $3-215. Call 817-273-5100.
TUE ▪ 21
Though they were all kinda meh, Peter Jackson’s filmic adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings remain blockbusters. At 7pm, Fathom Events presents a screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the 2002 film, with additional footage. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $10.50-12.50. Call 818-761-6100.