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Chris Taylor and Bethany Burnside wax Shakespearean in Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s (The Winter’s Tale). See Friday.
Chris Taylor and Bethany Burnside wax Shakespearean in Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s (The Winter’s Tale). See Friday.

WED ▪ 1

The TV show based on the Bones novels is winding down, but the books themselves are still going strong. Author Kathy Reichs will be in North Richland Hills this afternoon to discuss her latest entry, Bones Never Lie, about the effort to take down a serial killer who crosses from Canada into the United States. She appears at noon at North Richland Hills Public Library, 9015 Grand Av, North Richland Hills. Admission is free. Call 817-427-6814.

 

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THU ▪ 2

Chekhov’s Three Sisters is a masterpiece by one of the great dramatists of the last century, but it’s performed far less often than lesser plays originally written in English. TCU Theatre now takes on this drama about three Moscow-educated sisters searching for purpose while condemned to live in a backwater Russian town. The play runs thru Sun at Buschman Theatre, 2800 S University Dr, FW. Tickets are $5. Call 817-257-8080.

 

FRI ▪ 3

The parentheses in the title of Sundown Collaborative Theatre’s (The Winter’s Tale) indicates that Tashina Richardson’s Shakespeare adaptation makes extensive use of music from Sigur Rós’ album entitled ( ) to tell the story of a king who becomes suddenly and insanely jealous of his wife. The show runs today thru 12 at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St, Denton. Tickets are $8-10. Call 940-220-9302.

 

SAT ▪ 4

Cryptozoology is the study of animals that either don’t exist or whose existence hasn’t yet been proven. The Lake Worth monster, spotted 45 years ago, is one such creature, and Fort Worth Nature Center marks the anniversary with its Lake Worth Monster Bash, featuring live music, food, vendors, hayrides, hikes, and a presentation from a cryptozoologist. The event runs 10am-2pm at 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd, FW. Admission is free-$5. Call 817-237-1111.

 

SUN ▪ 5

Maurice Ravel was Swiss, but his obsession with the Viennese waltz led him to create two different works. Valses nobles et sentimentales was composed in 1911 and paid tribute to the form with some 20th-century harmonics; La Valse, on the other hand, was largely written after the composer’s experience as an ambulance driver in World War I and is a hysterical evocation of a destroyed world. Carlos Kalmar conducts the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in these pieces Fri thru today at Bass Performance Hall, 555 Commerce St, FW. Tickets are $20-85. Call 817-665-6000.

 

MON ▪ 6

Can a hair-styling competition make for exciting entertainment? You can find out when various movie theaters air Battle of the Strands Live, as 16 of the world’s best teams gather in Las Vegas to create the most eye-catching hairstyles possible. The competition airs at 7pm at multiple theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $12.50. Call 818-761-6100.

 

TUE ▪ 7

Named after a quote from Lou Reed describing the Velvet Underground’s sound, Cymbals Eat Guitars is a shoegaze band that combines good lyrics with splashy distorted guitar effects. The Staten Island quartet headlines an evening at Dan’s Silverleaf, with Slothrust and Dome Dwellers rounding out the bill. The music starts at 10pm at 103 N Industrial Dr, Denton. Tickets are $10-13. Call 940-320-2000.

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