Eric Dobbins and Laura Saladino eye upward mobility for their child in TART’s Bright Ideas.

Wednesday 10 – Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth had its 2018 debut last week, but they’re not stopping. They’re holding a free concert of Bach, Fauré, and Schumann’s music tonight at Steinway Hall, with a Q&A session with the musicians and a raffle drawing for tickets to the society’s next performance. The music starts at 6:30pm at 3717 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-877-3003. 

Thursday 11 – A German pianist of Russian extraction, Igor Levit stops by the Kimbell Art Museum tonight to begin 2018 for the Cliburn Foundation. The pianist known for denouncing right-wing causes worldwide (including Donald Trump and Brexit) on Twitter and from the concert stage will play Bach, Liszt, Busoni, and Schumann. The concert is at 7:30pm at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Tickets are $25-65. Call 817-212-4280.

Friday 12 – We recently picked Call Me by Your Name as the second-best movie of this past year, and while we won’t have a review of it until it reaches the multiplexes next week, you can catch Luca Guadagnino’s intoxicating romance at the Modern this weekend. The museum is even having extra screenings to accommodate demand. The movie screens today thru Sun at 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $7-9. Call 817-738-9215.


Saturday 13 – When taking care of iguanas, be advised: Males during the mating season can become very aggressive and stalk their owners, seeing men as competitors and women as females. (Some women have reported male iguanas trying to mate with them.) You can learn this and many other facts about reptile care at Repticon Dallas, which runs today thru Sun at Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main St, Grapevine. Admission is free-$10. Call 817-310-4100.

Sunday 14 – “Whoever [our kids] are on their fourth birthday, that’s who they’ll be for the rest of their lives.” So runs the prevailing ethos of Bright Ideas, Eric Coble’s satire about parents who will do anything to get their son into a preschool that boasts of 98 percent of its graduates going on to Ivy League schools. The play runs Fri thru Jan 28 at Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St, FW. Tickets are $5-15. Call 682-231-0082.

Monday 15 – The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo runs for 23 days, but the Cowboys of Color Rodeo only takes place today, so if that’s what you’re here for, you’ve been warned. There’s plenty else to draw you, though, for one of the city’s marquee events. The rodeo runs Fri thru Feb 3 at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 W Lancaster Av, FW. Grounds admission is free-$10, rodeo tickets are $22-30. Call 817-877-2400.

Tuesday 16 – Walter Huston won an Oscar for his performance in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and thanked his son John, the movie’s writer and director: “I said to him, ‘Son if you ever become a writer, try to write a good part for your old man sometime.’ Well, by cracky, that’s what he did!” For its 70th anniversary, the film is screening at 2pm & 7pm Sun and today at various movie theaters; check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $4.75-9.50. Call 818-761-6100.