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August 6, 2014

Save the Dates for August

Benefits, Fundraisers and Galas

22 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth presents the 14th annual Boxing in the Ballroom. The event, including cocktails, dinner and boxing, begins at 6 p.m. at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel. Tickets: $300; sponsorships: $3,000-$7,500. 817-834-4711, ext. 210,

22 The 2014 Jackson Wilson Memorial Sporting Clay Shoot, benefiting Young Life of Fort Worth, begins at 9:30 a.m. at Walsh Ranch in Aledo. Entry fee: $125; $500 for a team of five. 817-732-2250, www.ylfortworth.

23 A Cool Night to Find the Kid in You is at 7 p.m. at River Crest Country Club. The event, including dinner, auctions and live music, benefits The WARM Place Grief Support Center for Children. Tickets: $125; sponsorships: $500-$25,000. 817-870-2272, ext. 15,

23 The Big Brothers Big Sisters Fort Worth Clay Shoot begins at 7:30 a.m. at Alpine Shooting Range in Fort Worth. Entry fee: $150; $225 for a parent/child team; $600 for a team of four. 817-877-4277,

27 The 2014 Flowserve Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon takes place at AT&T Stadium. The event benefits the Dallas Cowboys Courage House at Happy Hill Farm. Tickets: $175; sponsorships start at $1,500. 254-897-4822,

Museum Event

21 The Amon Carter Museum of American Art hosts Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration required. Free. 817-989-5030,


9 Country legend Loretta Lynn takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. at Bass Hall. $33-$88. 817-212-4280,

9 The Elvis Anniversary Show, featuring award-winning tribute artist David Allen and the Fever Band, comes to Farr Best Theater in historic downtown Mansfield at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. 817-453-1700,

14 Roanoke’s free Evenings on Oak Street concert features Revolving Door, a local country, classic rock and blues cover band, 7-8 p.m. at the Austin Street Plaza in historic downtown Roanoke. 817-491-2411,

16 The final concert in the city of Keller’s free summer series takes place 8-10 p.m. at Bear Creek Park. The concert features the Killdares, a Celtic rock group. 817-743-4050,

16 Joined by the Debbie Brooks Orchestra, the band 1964: The Tribute performs a concert of Beatles music at 7:30 p.m. at Bass Hall. $49.50-$60.50. 817-212-4280,

29 Brave Combo rings in the fall music series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington’s Founders Plaza with a free concert at 8 p.m. 817-543-4308,

29 Performing Arts Fort Worth presents An Evening With Terry Bozzio at 7:30 p.m. at McDavid Studio. $33. 817-212-4280,

On stage

6-24 The smash hit musical The Phantom of the Opera comes to the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. $30-$150. 214-880-0202,

8-24 Theatre Arlington opens its production of The Nerd. $20-$22. 817-275-7661,

8-10 Texas Family Musicals presents Who Wrote the Book of Love at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie. $20-$35. 972-237-8786,

15 Hip Pocket Theatre debuts Nekkid With the Cats, a Wisepecker Conundrum through Sept. 7. $5-$20. 817-246-9775,

21 Stage West Theatre presents Beyond Therapy through Sept. 28. $15-$32. 817-784-9378,

21 Circle Theatre presents the romantic comedy Stella & Lou through Sept. 20. $15-$35. 817-877-3040,

29 The musical comedy Smoke on the Mountain runs through Oct. 4 at Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. $7-$20. 817-284-1200,


2-23 The Lone Star Film Society partners with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the film series “Miyazaki at the Modern: Masterpieces of Animation.” Films include Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke. $5-$9. 817-738-9215,

10 In conjunction with the special exhibition “Samurai: Armor From the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection,” the Kimbell Art Museum shows One Shot. One Life — The Pursuit of Excellence Through the Art of Japanese Archery at 2 p.m. in the Kahn Building auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451,

12-14 The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth present The Modern Kids — Summer Flicks Series. The series features a variety of short animated films paired with fun activities. Free. 817-738-9215,

15 Part of the Movies at the Museum film series, the 1948 Western Red River screens at 6:30 p.m. the Sid Richardson Registration required. Free. 817-332-6554,

15-24 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth screens Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight as part of its Magnolia at the Modern film series. $6-$9. (Sunday noon show is half price.) 817-738-9215,

24 Part of the Exhibition on Screen movie series, the Kimbell Art Museum shows Munch 150 at 2 p.m. in the Kahn Building auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451,

28-31 The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth showcase the works of Alfred Hitchcock with the film series “Scare Tactics: Six by Hitchcock.” Films include Blackmail, The 39 Steps, Psycho, Notorious, The Lodger and Rear Window. $6-$9. 817-738-9215,

Festivals and Outdoor Activities

7 The Rockin’ the River concert series closes with a performance by Brandon Rhyder. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Free. 817-698-0700,

29-31 The city of Bedford hosts its annual Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival. The three-day celebration includes barbecue competitions, vendors and live music. Tickets: $7 online; $10 at the gate. Weekend passes are $15. 817-952-2128,

Coming in September

1 Benefiting Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the ninth annual Pickin’ for Preemies is 5 p.m. at Billy Bob’s Texas. Tickets: $85; sponsorships: $850-$10,000. 682-885-7662,

2 Dallas Summer Musicals opens a run of the hit musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, through Sept. 14, at Music Hall at Fair Park. $20-$82. 214-421-5678,

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