Posted Wednesday, Aug. 07, 2013
BENEFITS, FUNDRAISERS AND GALAS
23 The Jackson Wilson Memorial Sporting Clay Shoot, benefiting Fort Worth Young Life, begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Walsh Ranch in Aledo. Entry fee is $125 per person, $500 for a team of five. 817-732-2250; 2013younglifesportingclayshoot.weebly.com.
23 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Worth present Boxing in the Ballroom, a night of food, boxing, auctions and more. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the ballroom at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel. Tickets are $300. 817-834-4711, ext. 210; www.fortworthkids.org.
24 Branded, the Western-style fashion show benefiting the Careity Foundation, will take place at 6:15 p.m. at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth. It includes dinner, dancing, auctions and charity casino tables. $200. 817-882-4100; www.brandedflair.org.
24 Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold its 21st annual Clay Shoot, benefiting its Bigs Outdoors program, at the Alpine Shooting Park, 5482 Shelby Road, Fort Worth. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. $150, $225 for a parent/child team; includes tournament entry, breakfast, lunch and more. 817-877-4277; www.bbbstx.org.
MUSEUM AND ART EVENTS
8 Columbia University professor Robert OMeally will present the free lecture Romare Beardens Improvised Art at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Reservations are required. 817-989-5030; www.cartermuseum.org.
9 The Kimbell Art Museum presents a Friday workshop inspired by its exhibition of artifacts from the ancient Wari society. Exploring Wari Patterns begins at 2 p.m. $15, $12 for museum members. To register: 817-332-8451, ext. 351, or www.kimbellart.org.
9-10 The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will host a show and sale of early Texas art (from the 1890s to the 1970s), 5-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday. www.texasartcollector.com.
10 Relax after hours at the Kimbell Art Museum for cocktails, snacks, prizes and a performance by the Tom Reynolds Trio. The evening begins at 5:30. $30. 817-332-8451; www.kimbellart.org.
10 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will host a concert by the Cincinnati Composers Laptop Orchestra Project as part of the 2013 Applause Music Festival. 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Free. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org.
16-17 1964: The Tribute, touted as the best Beatles tribute on Earth, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bass Hall. $35.75-$46.75. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
23 Guitar stars Michael Brewer and Tom Shipley perform at 8 p.m. at McDavid Studio. $24.20. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
9 Hip Pocket Theatre performs Shakespeares A Tempest until Sept. 1. $5-$15. 817-246-9775; www.hippocket.org.
9-25 Theatre Arlington closes its 40th-anniversary season with The Foreigner. $19. 817-275-7661; www.theatrearlington.org.
10-18 Casa Manaña opens Miss Saigon. $41-$76. A student preview is Aug. 9; $10. 817-332-2272; www.casamanana.org.
15 Circle Theatre presents Exit, Pursued by a Bear, inspired by a stage direction from a Shakespearean classic. The play runs until Sept. 14. $20-$35. 817-877-3040; www.circletheatre.com.
21 The Book of Mormon stops at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas through Sept. 1. $40-$150. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org.
22 Stage West opens Thank You, Jeeves, based on the book by P.G. Wodehouse, at its theater in Fort Worth. Through Sept. 29. $28-$32. 817-784-9378; www.stagewest.org.
22-25 The creators of Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas present Red, White and Tuna at Casa Manaña. $41-$66. 817-332-2272; www.casamanana.org.
11 The Kimbell Art Museum will screen a double feature, Peruvian Weaving and Dancing With the Incas, at 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451; www.kimbellart.org.
13-15 The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth hosts a kids Summer Flicks movie series in conjunction with the Lone Star Film Society. Titles include The Beast of Monsieur Racine and The Princess Who Never Smiled. Free. For a full list of films and age ranges: 817-738-9215 or www.themodern.org.
16 The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas presents Til Midnight at the Nasher, featuring the Fort Worth band Calhoun and a screening of Three Amigos. Starts at 6 p.m. 214-242-5100; www.nashersculpturecenter.org.
25 In conjunction with Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes, the Kimbell Art Museum screens Only Angels Have Wings at 2 p.m. in the museum auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451; www.kimbellart.org.
28 Amphibian Stage Productions screens The Audience, starring Helen Mirren, as part of its National Theatre Live series in the auditorium at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Screenings at 2 and 7 p.m. $10-$18. 817-923-3012; www.amphibianproductions.org.
FESTIVALS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
8 The 2013 Rockin the River summer music series closes with a concert by Johnny Cooper and Luke Wade & No Civilians at the Panther Island Pavilion. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Free. www.trinityrivervision.org.
8 The city of Keller Public Arts Board hosts Discover, an artist reception for its current show of photographs and wood carvings. 7-9 p.m. at Keller City Hall. The exhibit runs through Aug. 29. 817-743-4000; www.cityofkeller.com.
9-10 Friday on the Green, the free monthly concert series presented by Fort Worth South Inc., takes place 7-10 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Green Park, 1100 Lipscomb St. in Fort Worth. A pop-up market follows in the same location Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Artists and collectors will sell their wares, with proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House. www.fortworthsouth.org.
31 The city of Bedford hosts its annual Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, a two-day celebration of Southern barbecue, blues and rock music. Acts include Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vaughan. Continues Sept. 1. $5 for one day; preferred seating in party tent $25-$40, available online only. www.bedfordbluesbbq.com.
COMING IN SEPTEMBER
2 The 2013 Pickin for Preemies event, benefiting Cook Childrens Newborn Intensive Care Unit, will take place at 5 p.m. at Billy Bobs Texas. The event includes dinner and live music from more than 14 Texas musicians. $25; individual sponsor tickets (floor seating) $75; sponsored tables $750-$5,000. 682-885-7662; www.pickinforpreemies.com.
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