Wednesday 02 – If you need a midweek pick-me-up, MASS has you covered. Head over after dinner for an evening of standup from comedians Mat Alano-Martin and Gabriel Frank Koury. There’s no drink minimum or ticket charge, just a chill night in a cool, intimate venue. While entry is free, cash tips are accepted for the comedians after the show. The doors open at 9pm at 1002 S Main St, FW. Call 682-707-7774.
Thursday 03 – In honor of women’s equality, Harkins Theater in Southlake is showing a series of films focusing on powerful women and their fight for what’s right. The series ends today with a noon showing of Mimi Leder’s On the Basis of Sex and a 7pm showing of Michael Apted’s Gorillas in the Mist at 1450 Plaza Pl, Southlake. Tickets are $5. Call 817-310-0345.
Friday 04 – Communities in Schools of Greater Tarrant County is a nonprofit that supports at-risk youth and encourages them to stay in school. Behind the Mask, a fundraiser for the charity, will take place at Ridglea Country Club and includes dinner, live music, dancing, a raffle, silent auction, and keynote speech by NFL Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith. The event starts at 6pm at 3700 Bennie Anderson Av, FW. Tickets start at $250. Call 817-446-5454.
Saturday 05 – A variety of artforms will be on display at the Seachange exhibit at Grackle Art Gallery in Arlington Heights. Featured works include photography by Donnie Williams and Carlos Donjuan, illustrations by Sarah Ayala, paintings by John Worley, prints by Hannah Taylor, and watercolors by Natalie Price and Mike Moffatt. The exhibit runs 7-11pm at 4621 El Campo Av, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-615-0681.
Sunday 06 – This is the last day of the 17th annual Pottery in the Park Arts Festival. Head down if you want to see everything from pottery, stained glass, and mosaics to fiber and wall art. Proceeds from the festival support the CERA Pottery Studio. Food is available from the Taco y Mas food truck and from the festival bake sale. The festival runs 10am-5pm at 3300 Bryant Irvin Rd, FW. Admission and parking are free.
Monday 07 – First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth frequently brings in musical ensembles to serenade the public, and this Monday is no exception. FUMCFW is hosting the Spectrum Chamber Music Series of Fort Worth, the city’s oldest professional chamber music group. Attendees will hear performances of Hindemith’s Viola Sonata in F major, Till MacIvor Meyn’s “Flights of Fancy,” and Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A major. The performance is part of FUMCFW’s The Gift of Music concert series and starts at 7pm at 800 W 5th St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-377-0688.
Tuesday 08 – We’d be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to plug a film about one of our own writers. Showing at the Grand Berry Theater, More Joy Less Pain is filmmaker James Michael McCoy’s documentary about Weekly scribe Peter Gorman, who –– in case you didn’t know it –– is a pretty … interesting guy. The film talks about his life and documents some of his many adventures in Peru and the Amazon jungle, and it starts at 7:30pm at 2712 Weisenberger St, FW. Tickets are $8.