WED ▪ 5
Having starred in the Broadway version of Rock of Ages (and getting a cameo in the movie version), Constantine Maroulis now comes to Dallas to headline Jekyll & Hyde. Frank Wildhorn’s glossy musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel is in North Texas to prep for a Broadway run. The show runs thru Sun, Dec 16, at Winspear Opera House, 2401 Flora St, Dallas. Tickets are $35-75. Call 214-880-0202.
THU ▪ 6
With Quentin Tarantino set to give us another surreal, violent fantasia for Christmas, local movie theaters are looking back on his earlier work. The 20th anniversary showing of Reservoir Dogs took place a few days ago, and now Pulp Fiction comes back to the screen for one night. Fuel up for the event with an extra-bloody steak or a Royale with cheese. The movie screens at 7pm at various theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $12.50. Call 818-761-6100.
FRI ▪ 7
UNT alumna Nefin Dinç returns to her school from her native Turkey, bringing The Other Town, her documentary about the warming but still fractured relations between Turkey and Greece. The film views the conflict through the eyes of people living in two neighboring towns on either side of the border. The movie screens at 7pm at UNT Radio Television Film and Performing Arts Bldg, 1179 Union Cir, Denton. Admission is free. Call 940-565-2537.
SAT ▪ 8
A heavy lineup of documentary films awaits you at A Day of Film and Reflection, part of the Movies That Matter series that usually runs at Fort Worth Library but today moves to Rose Marine Theater. The movies on offer today focus on human trafficking (Nefarious: Merchant of Souls), Muslim “honor killings” (Two Sides of the Moon), and peace efforts around a holy Israeli city (Little Town of Bethlehem). The films run 1-9pm at 1440 N Main St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-624-8333.
SUN ▪ 9
For all the classical guitar events in Fort Worth, you’ve probably never heard an eight-string guitar before. Swedish guitarist Mårten Faulk will play the second half of his program on one, featuring mostly Russian composers who wrote for the seven-stringed Russian guitar, including Andrei Sychra, that instrument’s attributed inventor. The concert is at 2:30pm at Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W 3rd St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-721-8500.
MON ▪ 10
While you’re shopping for Christmas gifts in downtown Grapevine, you can take in a vintage holiday movie at the Palace Arts Theater, which is running Christmas movies all season. Tonight’s feature is Bob Clark’s enormously charming 1983 film A Christmas Story. The film screens at 7pm at 300 S Main St, Grapevine. Tickets are $5. Call 817-410-3100.
TUE ▪ 11
William Campbell Contemporary Art has long been an outpost of modern art on the West Side, and now William Campbell himself will look back on his career as an art collector and dealer in a lecture called “The Art I Live With: An Extension of Me.” Part of the Design Talk series, the lecture is at 7pm at Center for Architecture, 3425 W 7th St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-921-2111.