WED ▪ 9
Samurai sought balance in every aspect of their lives, especially between military and cultural endeavors. Along with meticulously wrought suits of armor and swords, samurai also treasured finely detailed nature paintings and tea ceremony objects, everything embellished with artistic, literary, and spiritual symbols. Learn more at 12:30pm at the Kimbell Art Museum (3333 Camp Bowie Blvd) when curator Jennifer Casler Price presents the lecture Cultivated Warriors: Samurai as Patrons of the Arts in Japan. Admission is free. Call 817-332-8451.
THU ▪ 10
Amphibian Stage Productions’ new play isn’t just about some twenty- and early-thirtysomethings seeking shelter in New York City. Hunting and Gathering is about the concept of home, and as this quick-witted comedy by playwright Brooke Berman suggests, home isn’t always what –– or where –– you think it is. Hunting and Gathering opens at 8pm at 120 S Main St, FW, and will run thru May 4. Tickets are $15-30. Call 817-923-3012.
FRI ▪ 11
Based on the true story of an artistically gifted boy who died in 1987 at the age of 8 of AIDS-related complications, The Yellow Boat is an inspirational tale about making the best of the time you have. Artes de la Rosa’s version of David Saar’s play opens at 8pm at Rose Marine Theater, 1440 N Main St, FW, and runs thru April 27. Tickets are $14-18. Call 817-624-8333.
SAT ▪ 12
There’ll be a Gallery Night-ish feel at before, during & after pARTy, an exhibit of new work by several local artists, including Ray Liberio, Diana Urbina, and Christa Vaznis, that goes from 4 to 7pm Fri and 11am to 3pm Sat at Ascend Concepts, 711 Lamar St, FW. Admission is free. Drinks and food will be provided. Call 817-900-8777.
SUN ▪ 13
Today’s the last day to get in on the awesome special going on at The Mule Pub all weekend long: $1.50 longnecks in celebration of the Westside watering hole’s 15th anniversary. There’ll also be a mix of karaoke and live music starting Thursday at 5731 Locke Av, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-732-5399.
MON ▪ 14
Your hometown Texas Rangers have a couple of cream puffs on deck. After the Astros this Fri-Sun, the Seattle Mariners will step up to be mowed down today thru Thu at Globe Life Park, 1901 Rd to Six Flags, Arlington. Tickets are $11-150. Call 817-273-5100.
TUE ▪ 15
Director of Music and Arts at Dallas’ Highland Park United Methodist Church and 2003 winner of the Dallas International Organ Competition, organist Bradley Welch will perform at 12:15pm at Broadway Baptist Church, 305 W Broadway St, FW. The concert will mark his first recording and the first solo recording of the church’s Cliburn organ, a huge Casavant largely paid for by the late Van Cliburn. Admission is free. Call 817-336-5761.