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The French film La Jetée screens Tuesday at The Modern.

Wed 6 – It’s documentary time at Mid-Week Movie Night at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Up first will be D-Day: Normandy 1994. Featuring stunning footage, this 40-minute doc narrated by Tom Brokaw underlines the importance of that WWII victory. Afterward will be Jerusalem, a trip to the holy city, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. The first screening is at 5:55pm at 1600 Gendy St, FW. Tickets are $5-9. Call 817-255-9300.

 

Thur 7 – Take me out to Globe Life Park to see the Texas Rangers battle the Minnesota Twins. The first 10,000 fans tonight will receive a Papa John’s Texas Rangers Throwback Thursday collector pin. First pitch tonight and on Friday is at 7:05pm, on Saturday at 8:05pm, and on Sunday at 2:05pm at 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington. Tickets are $13-122. Call 817-273-5222.

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Fri 8 – Attending The Distant Echo of Ancient Youth is almost a matter of life and death. In Hip Pocket Theatre’s latest drama, the actors will perform songs and recite poetry related to the themes of rebirth and death preparation from Sogyal Rinpoche’s 1994 book The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. The show runs until Jul 31. Doors open at 7pm, shows start at 9pm at 1950 Silver Creek Rd, FW. Tickets are $5-20. Call 817-246-9775.

 

Sat 9 – Take a fantastic voyage with Clint Niosi. In the show entitled Refractions, the dark, often darkly comedic Fort Worth singer-songwriter will serve up a taste of his most recent work with bassist/violist Claire Hecko and drummer Eddie Dunla. Dallas-based Triangulum, The Triangulum Galaxy will also play. The inner-space explorations begin at 8pm at Arts Fifth Avenue, 1628 5th Av, FW. Tickets are $5. Call 817-923-9500.

 

Sun 10 – After winning multiple honors, including several American and Latin Grammy awards, the Farias family is finally back home in Texas and ready for showtime. Their Tejano band La Tropa F will perform at 8:30pm at Levitt Pavilion, 100 W Abrams St, Arlington. Admission is free. Call 817-543-4308.

 

Mon 11 – Big Mike Richardson is longing for the good ol’ days, when he and his muso buddies hosted weekly jam sessions. For Big Mike’s Hometown Bros Reunion, the human jukebox will be joined by a bunch of talented folks at10pm to rock The Grotto, 517 University Dr, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-882-9331.

 

Tues 12 – For Chris Marker’s 1962 film La Jetée, the filmmaker used only imagery and voiceover narration to tell the story of a moment in a man’s childhood. The 27-minute-long movie in French with English subtitles will screen at 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-738-9215.

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  1. To clarify regarding Saturday evening at Art’s 5th Ave…two bands are performing. Triangulum is a great band from Dallas featuring Sean French, Chad Walls, MC McPhail, and TJ Prendergast. I wrote a song with them for their upcoming album called “Kill the Moon” which we will be playing during their set this Saturday. My band is Eddie Dunlap on drums, Claire Hecko on bass and viola…and I’ll be playing guitar, piano, and singing.

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