WED ▪ 13
Movie theaters all over America are offering entertainment besides their regular slate of new films. Cinemark is no exception with its Summer Classics Series, digitally restored vintage films being shown on Wednesdays during June and July. Today’s offering is Orson Welles’ iconic Citizen Kane. The film screens at 2pm and 7pm at all three Cinemark theaters in Tarrant County. Tickets are $4-8. Call your local theater.
THU ▪ 14
There’s no substitute for live Shakespeare (which is why the Trinity Shakespeare festival gets top billing on this page), but seeing recent Oscar winner Christopher Plummer essay the role of Prospero in The Tempest is a tempting prospect. This broadcast of a performance from Canada’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival screens at 7pm at various theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $15. Call 818-761-6100.
FRI ▪ 15
We all deal with the weather, and if your kids are interested in the science of weather forecasting, they can learn the basics of meteorology at C.R. Smith Museum’s Zula Patrol: Mission Weather. The exhibit comes to us from the makers of the animated educational TV show. The exhibit runs thru Sep 16 at 4601 Hwy 360, FW. Admission is $2-4. Call 817-332-7878.
SAT ▪ 16
Stage West dips its toe into the children’s theater game with A Kite’s Tale, Rob Bosquez’ multi-lingual fable about a girl with a kite who’s spun around the world by a tornado. This half-hour presentation is followed by a workshop where kids can make their own kites. The play runs 10am today and next Saturday at 821 W Vickery St, FW. Tickets are $3-5. Call 817-784-9378.
SUN ▪ 17
If your dad’s into cars and trucks at all, this Father’s Day will be an excellent time to take him to the Glory Days Car Show. The second annual event features classic cars, barbecue, rockabilly music by The Derailers, and a drawing for a free family vacation to the Grand Canyon. The show runs noon-4pm at 8000 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free.
MON ▪ 18
Between the Twilight and Hunger Games series, it’s no wonder that movie studios have been out looking for the next girl-friendly fantasy novels to turn into a franchise. That’s undoubtedly why Disney has optioned all four of Lauren Kate’s Fallen novels. The Dallas native will be at Barnes & Noble Southlake to sign copies of the final book in the series, Rapture. The author appears at 6pm at 1430 Southlake Pl, Southlake. Admission is free. Call 817-442-0642.
TUE ▪ 19
Fort Worth’s own Broadway diva Betty Buckley has been teaching students about song interpretation, and now you can hear the fruits of their labor and benefit the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth at Story Songs, a vocal recital in which a string of students will perform narrative songs, accompanied by pianist Adam Wright. The concerts are 7:30pm Jun 19-20 at The Modern, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Admission is $20. Call 817-738-9215.