WED ▪ 3
National Theatre Live rebroadcasts its wildly successful 2012 stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which stars Luke Treadaway (familiar from films like Clash of the Titans and Attack the Block) as a 15-year-old math savant who’s accused of killing his neighbor’s dog. The broadcasts are at 2pm & 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $12-20. Call 817-923-3012.
THU ▪ 4
Dark Circles Con-temporary Dance performs its fall series this weekend at Sanders Theatre. The dance troupe is beginning its second season and will feature Chadi El-Khoury’s Words in Motion and Joshua L. Peugh’s Beautiful Knuckleheads. Be sure to catch this — Fort Worth won’t host another performance by the troupe until January. The concerts are today thru Sat at 1300 Gendy St, FW. Tickets are $12-20. Call 575-993-3584.
FRI ▪ 5
Gilbert Gottfried drops by Hyena’s Comedy Club for just one night. The squawky-voiced comic is best known for voicing Iago the parrot in Aladdin, and he might share some memories of his friend and co-star, the late Robin Williams. Then again, he might also reprise the dramatic reading of Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” that he did last week on Slate’s podcast. Tune in. His performances are at 8:30pm & 10:30pm at 425 S Commerce St, FW. Tickets are $15-20. Call 817-877-LAFF.
SAT ▪ 6
To show that its rebirth is ongoing, Race Street is hosting embRACE theSTREET 2, its second annual street fair turning the avenue into a walkable district, with an outdoor market, food, and activities for kids and pets. In addition, Lindy, Cody Culberson, and Two Ton Folk are among the musical acts recording an album there called Live on Race Street. The event runs 11am-9pm at 2900 Race St, FW. Admission is free.
SUN ▪ 7
In their quest to finish a regular season with a record other than 8-8, the Dallas Cowboys open yet another campaign this afternoon with a game against the San Francisco 49ers. With the Cowboys’ defense looking porous and the Niners missing Aldon Smith and NaVorro Bowman, this could be a high-scoring affair. Kickoff is at 3:30pm at AT&T Stadium, 1 Legends Way, Arlington. Tickets are $75-500. Call 800-745-3000.
MON ▪ 8
In memory of Dallas-based ESPN journalist Richard Durrett, who died suddenly last June, there’ll be a benefit concert at Billy Bob’s for his family. Casey Donahew, Rhett Miller, and Daphne Willis will headline the “Do It for Durrett” Benefit, and sports memorabilia autographed by the likes of Tony Romo, Dirk Nowitzki, and Russell Wilson will be auctioned off. The concert is at 7pm at 2520 Rodeo Plaza, FW. Admission is $20-100. Call 817-624-7117.
TUE ▪ 9
Dan’s Silverleaf doesn’t host many book signings, but Darin Bradley will be on hand tonight to sign copies of his novel. The follow-up to his 2010 dystopian saga Noise, Chimpanzee is about a former university lecturer in near-future America who tries to share his knowledge before it’s repossessed by the government as collateral for the student loan he defaulted on. The signing is at 8pm at 103 Industrial St, Denton. Admission is free. Call 940-320-2000.