Wednesday 04 – Handel’s opera Agrippina is about the mother of Nero who schemed to put her son on the Roman Empire’s throne by sowing discord between Emperor Claudius and his military commander Otho. A satirical work now being staged by the Met as a modern-day piece starring Joyce DiDonato, the opera screens at 6:30pm at various movie theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $27.06-29.73. Call 818-761-6100.
Thursday 05 – We’ll see if the weather cooperates with the Bubbles & Bras fundraiser taking place on the rooftop of the Reata Restaurant. Tarrant County Homeless Coalition invites attendees to donate new or gently used bras for homeless women and also bid on silent auction packages to benefit them 4-7pm at 310 Houston St, FW. Admission is free with donation. Call 817-509-3635.
Friday 06 – What will the inhabitants of Texas’ third smallest town do when they hit the bright lights and corporate attractions of Las Vegas? Casa Mañana Theatre has the answers with Tuna Does Vegas. Joe Sears and Jaston Williams’ fourth play about the folks of this little burg runs thru Sun at 3101 W Lancaster Av, FW. Tickets are $45-65. Call 817-332-2272.
Saturday 07 – It’s time once again for your spring antiquing at the Fort Worth Show of Antiques, Art & Jewelry. The 57th annual show promising a plethora of furniture, watches, textiles, sculptures, and silver from dealers from all over the country is Fri-Sun at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster Av, FW. Admission is $10. Call 239-732-6866.
Sunday 08 – The Kimbell Art Museum begins two different series of films this month to go with their new Neapolitan art exhibit. Their Baroque art series starts this afternoon with Michael Palin’s Quest for Artemisia, as the Monty Python alumnus hosts a special on Artemisia Gentileschi, whose art goes hand in hand with her sensational life. The DVD presentation is at 2pm at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-332-8451.
Monday 09 – We would have figured Tokyo Godfathers to come out in theaters during the Christmas season, as it’s set during the holiday. Even so, Satoshi Kon’s animated film is one of his more accessible, telling the story of three homeless people finding a baby abandoned in the trash on Christmas Eve. The movie screens 7pm at various movie theaters. Check Calendar for locations. Tickets are $13.53. Call 818-761-6100.
Tuesday 10 – Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is showing Jurassic Park on its IMAX screen this week, but the real attraction is Dinosaurs of Antarctica, as the prehistoric continent was part of a larger landmass that supported lush vegetation and dinosaurs. Given how temperatures have warmed there, Antarctica may look like that again real soon. The film premieres on Sat and runs indefinitely at 1600 Gendy St, FW. Tickets are $12-15. Call 817-255-9300.