Wednesday 03 – The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum has relocated from the east side of town to a logical place: the Stockyards. Now you can check out the new digs for this repository of the history of the people of color who helped populate America’s western frontier. The museum is open every Wed-Sat at 2029 N Main St, FW. Admission is $10. Call 817-534-8801.
Thursday 04 – It’s now been 20 years that Q Cinema has been running in one place or another in Fort Worth, and this weekend the LGBT film festival will be cooling its heels in the posh setting of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, with Drew Bolton’s slasher flick Killer Unicorn, Sonia Sebastián’s comedy Freelancers Anonymous, and the Portuguese romance Al Berto by the awesomely named Vicente Alves do Ó. The festival runs today thru Sun at 3200 Darnell St, FW. Single tickets are $10-15. Passes are $100. Call 817-723-4358.
Friday 05 – Maybe you know about Kwanzaa and Juneteenth, but do you know about Harambee? The practice of communities helping themselves by gathering for fundraising events began in Kenya, and the name is Swahili for “all pull together.” You can learn more at the Tarrant County Harambee Festival. With food, music, a parade, demonstrations, and entertainment, the festival runs today thru Sat at Evans Avenue Plaza, 1050 Evans Av, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-229-7778.
Saturday 06 – One of Tom Stoppard’s lighter entertainments, Artist Descending a Staircase started as a radio play and was adapted into a stage play that’s part murder mystery, British farce, and meditation on the role of art as two elderly artists try to solve the death of a decades-old friend after a fall down the stairs. Amphibian Stage Productions’ version of the show runs Fri thru Oct 28 at 120 S Main St, FW. Tickets are $33-100. Call 817-923-3012.
Sunday 07 – Local film critic Chase Whale (yes, that’s his real name) has teamed up with the Lone Star Film Society and other festivals to screen a series of cult films. The first one, the 1988 comedy Tapeheads, will be at MASS, and the proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Leg Up Program, which assists homeless people with jobs and education. The movie screens at 7pm at 1002 S Main St, FW. Admission is $3.
Monday 08 – The IMAX theater at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is still running Dinosaurs Alive!, a 40-minute film narrated by Michael Douglas that takes us back to the era when the giant reptiles roamed the Earth. The eight-story screen has the advantage of depicting the dinosaurs in their actual size from millions of years ago. The film screens indefinitely at 1600 Gendy St, FW. Admission is $7-8. Call 817-255-9300.
Tuesday 09 – The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is closing down its galleries for renovation this week to give museumgoers a better layout for viewing art in the future. However, the museum won’t go dark. You’ll be able to see highlights from the permanent collection in an exhibit called From Remington to O’Keeffe: The Carter’s Greatest Hits in the front of the building Sat thru May 26 at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-738-1933.