Wednesday 05 – Self-described “lesbian squirrel in a shoebox” Whitney Chitwood takes the stage at MASS this week, fresh off the heels of her debut album, The Bakery Case, making a splash on the comedy album charts. She’ll be supported by Ralph Barbosa, Javoris James, and Katlynn Nicolle Hasenauer, starting at 9pm at 1002 S Main St, FW. Admission is free. Call 682-707-7774.
Thursday 06 – Shipping & Receiving Bar hosted a gig for Truth in Comedy that was so successful that the venue has brought back the collective for another round of standup comedy, storytelling, and art by Brandi Cottingham at 7pm at 201 S Calhoun St, FW. Tickets are $15. Call 817-887-9313.
Friday 07 – Live music by LoveSick Mary and various collaborators will accompany the Salty Lady Burlesque show tonight at Dan’s Silverleaf, which features performances by Houston’s Ghoulia Child and Austin’s Coco Lectric, Alexander the Great, and Godiva Morte, as well as numerous performances from our environs. The show starts at 9pm at 103 Industrial St, Denton. Tickets are $10-20. Call 940-320-2000.
Saturday 08 – Grapevine’s leading wineries will have their tasting rooms and a free souvenir glass on offer for the Sweetheart Wine Trail, an annual event that lets you walk around the city’s downtown area and sample food to go with the various libations that the places have for you. The event is at 6pm in historic downtown Grapevine. Tickets are $50-55. Call 817-410-3100.
Sunday 09 – When Tommy Lee Jones was an actual Harvard student, he was recruited to portray a Harvard student in Love Story and billed as “Tom Lee Jones” in the 1970 tearjerker that was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, proving that in Hollywood’s supposed golden age, many voters still had poor taste. The 50th anniversary screening is at 1pm at various movie theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $6.50. Call 818-761-6100.
Monday 10 – One of Fort Worth’s biggest historical attractions is now hosting a murder every night. The Murder at Thistle Hill is a nightly event that showcases the historic mansion and an invitation to solve the killing of Quality City’s mayor in the style of a game of Clue. The event runs indefinitely at 1509 Pennsylvania Av, FW. Registration is $25-75. Call 817-332-5875.
Tuesday 11 – On every second Tuesday of the month, Levi Ray brings his brand of homespun Americana to The Moon Bar in the TCU area. You can take a break from stressful studies with a night of country and Southern rock, drinks, and whatever sports event happens to be on TV. The performance is at 7pm at 2000 W Berry St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-386-0724.