WED ▪ 17
Five minutes of meditation can be equivalent to a good, long nap, but for most of us, achieving complete stillness and silence is beyond difficult. To help frustrated meditation students begin to control their thoughts and learn about the structure of the brain, there will be a meditation workshop 6:45-8pm at The Wellness Center, 2481 Forest Park Blvd, FW. Cost is $25. Call 817-926-9642.
THU ▪ 18
Following up on their Summer White Wine Festival in June, the good folks at FnG Eats are hosting a similar event but with a different kind of libation. The Keller restaurant’s Tequila Fest will feature summer bites paired with tequila samples. The event is 6-9pm at 201 Town Center Blvd, Ste 101. Tickets are $40 per person. Call 817-741-5200.
FRI ▪ 19
In The Little Tin Man, a struggling actor fights for the role of the mayor of Munchkinland in Martin Scorsese’s big budget (fictional) remake of The Wizard of Oz. The movie’s Southwest premiere will be at 7:30pm at The Palace Theater, 300 S Main St, Grapevine, and will benefit Little People of America, a national nonprofit providing support and information to people of short stature and their families. Tickets are $8.50. Call 817-410-3185.
SAT ▪ 20
The Orchid Thief’s Susan Orlean, triple Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Atkinson, and Texas Monthly staffer and screenplay author Skip Hollandsworth will be the keynote speakers at this year’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, taking place Fri-Sun at Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, 1800 Hwy 26 E, Grapevine. Tickets are $250-295. Call 940-565-4778.
SUN ▪ 21
Class warfare is at the center of The Painting, a French animated movie about the “Allduns” (fully painted characters), the “Halfies” (unfinished ones), and, at the bottom of the caste system, the “Sketchies.” Revolution rests in the hands of a pair of star-crossed lovers. The film screens Fri-Sun at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $6.50-8.50. Call 817-738-9215.
MON ▪ 22
Dancing with the Stars has made couple-dancing cool again, and if you’ve got an affinity for Latin magic, sign up for the Argentine tango classes at Arts Fifth Avenue. They’re every Monday at 7pm at 1628 5th Av, FW. Cost is $10 per person, $15 per couple. Call 817-923-9500.
TUE ▪ 23
You’ve heard of pub crawls, but how about a dish crawl? Well, the point is the same: to hop from place to place while enjoying every stop. Though the names of the restaurants along the West 7th/Cultural District dish crawl will be revealed only via
@DishcrawlFortW, you’re sure to have a good time –– both neighborhoods are full of world-class eateries. For more information, visit dishcrawl.com.