WED ▪ 10
If you were one of the many readers beguiled by Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, you’ll want to make your way to the Modern today. That’s because Simon Stephen’s stage adaptation of the book will be broadcast, kicking off this season of the National Theatre Live series. The performance screens at 2pm and 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $10-18. Call 817-738-9215.
THU ▪ 11
Even though important composers such as Prokofiev and Reinhold Glière were born or lived in the Ukraine, the region never distinguished itself from Russia (which controlled it for almost 1,000 years) in the world of classical music, despite having a distinct musical culture. Now that the Ukraine is an independent nation, TCU hosts a Festival of Ukrainian Chamber Music to explore how the country is establishing its identity on the concert stage. The festival runs Wed-Fri at PepsiCo Recital Hall, 2800 S University Dr, FW. Tickets are $15-25. Call 817-257-7602.
FRI ▪ 12
We mentioned it in our Stage page last week, but it’s also worth noting here: William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead receives its regional premiere this weekend at Arts Fifth Avenue. John Heimbuch’s comedy imagines the Bard and his fellow theater folk battling zombies in Elizabethan England. The show runs Oct 12-20 at 1628 5th Av, FW. Tickets are $10. Call 817-923-9500.
SAT ▪ 13
It’s time again for the Near Southside’s bi-annual Arts Goggle. This year, a whopping 86 Near Southside shops, restaurants, and offices will be transformed into temporary art galleries and concert venues. Daggett Plaza and the Park Place block party are the main venues for art; Avoca Coffeehouse, J&N Auto, and SiNaCa Art Studios have the best selection of bands. The event goes 10am-10pm at various locations on the Near Southside, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-923-1343.
SUN ▪ 14
Hobbyists should head to the Lockheed Martin Recreation Association this weekend for two shows running concurrently. The Pottery in the Park Show features jewelry and glass art as well as ceramics, while the Model Railroad Show celebrates its 30th year. The events are Sat-Sun at 3400 Bryant-Irvin Rd, FW. Admission is free for the pottery show, $7 for the model railroad show. Call 817-729-0824.
MON ▪ 15
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the launch of the ocean liner promoted as “The Ship of Dreams,” Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition opens this weekend at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, displaying memorabilia and objects recovered from the wreck. The exhibit runs Oct 13-Mar 24 at 1600 Gendy St, FW. Tickets are $10-14. Call 817-255-9300.
TUE ▪ 16
Candid shots, flag-waving ceremonies, and giant rallies are the opportunities that present themselves to official White House photographers. You can see their work from the past half-century at C.R. Smith Museum’s new exhibit, The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office. The exhibit runs thru Dec 1 at 4601 Hwy 360, FW. Admission is $2-4. Call 817-967-1560.