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Save the Dates for May


Benefits, Fundraisers

and Galas


The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation presents its 18th annual Cigar Smoker Benefit at the Fort Worth Club. Tickets: $275. 817-871-8022,

The Salvation Army hosts its inaugural Inspiring Hope Luncheon at noon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Guest speaker for the event is Jerry Jones. Tickets: $150. 817-860-1836,


Cuisine for Healing’s sixth annual Survivors in Style is 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. The fundraiser features cocktails, food and a fashion show. Tickets: $65. 817-921-2377,

The 14th annual Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon benefiting Easter Seals takes place 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Colonial Country Club. Tickets: $100. 817-759-7914,


The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History holds its Mad Scientist Bash at 7 p.m. at the museum. Tickets: $300. 817-255-9449,


The Fort Worth Zoo’s annual Beastro takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the zoo. The event includes food samples from local restaurants and music from Le Freak, Emerald City, Sonny Burgess and Jolie Holliday. Tickets: $99-$150. 817-759-7555,


The Azle Community Care Center hosts its 2015 Taste Tour, benefiting the center’s food bank, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Oak Harbor neighborhood. Advance tickets: $25. Regular tickets: $30. 817-917-5454 or 817-988-2450,


Honoring the nation’s top collegiate male golfers, the Ben Hogan Award Banquet is at 6 p.m. at Colonial Country Club. The event includes cocktails, dinner and the awards presentation. Tickets: $250. 817-927-4280,


Recovery Resource Council hosts its 27th annual Jim Bradshaw Memorial Stars in Recovery Luncheon at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Special guest speaker is Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin. Tickets: $150. 817-332-6329,


The annual Casa Mañana Gala, benefiting arts education and outreach, takes place at 6 p.m. at Casa Mañana Theatre. The evening includes cocktails, dinner, auctions, a performance of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story and an after-party. Individual tickets (performance only): $75. Individual seats (includes dinner and performance): $400. 817-321-5005,


The AIDS Outreach Center celebrates its annual Evening of Hope gala at 6:30 p.m. at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel. The fundraiser will include a cocktail reception, dinner and fashion show. Emcee is television sports anchor Dale Hansen. Tickets: $175. 817-916-5224,

Museum and Art Events


The Arlington Museum of Art presents the exhibit “Toulouse-Lautrec & La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910” through Aug. 16. $5-$8 (children 12 and under free). 817-275-4600,


The exhibit “Design Zone” opens at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and runs through Sept. 7. $13-$15. 817-255-9300,



Pianist Lindsay Garritson joins Symphony Arlington for a concert at 7:30 p.m. at Arlington Music Hall. $16.50-$46.50. 817-385-0484,


Fort Worth Opera presents “Frontiers: A New Works Showcase” at 6 p.m. in the Kahn Auditorium at Kimbell Art Museum. $10. 877-396-7372,


Spectrum Chamber Music Ensemble presents a concert at First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, Fort Worth. $5-$10. 817-377-0688;


Singer-songwriter Tom Russell, along with Thad Beckman, performs in concert at McDavid Studio. $33. 817-212-4280,


UNT’s One O’Clock Lab Band stops by McDavid Studio for a 7:30 p.m. performance. $33. 817-212-4280,


Joined by pianist Barry Douglas, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Rachmaninoff’s beloved Piano Concerto No 2. $20-$85. 817-665-6000,


Sounds Modern, a group dedicated to new music, presents “Framing Desire in Music” at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Free. www.soundsmo

21 & 24

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents The Probably Untrue Story of Mary (who) Had a Little Lamb at 6:30 p.m. at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, with an instrument “petting zoo” beginning at 5:30 p.m. Repeats May 24 at Arborlawn United Methodist Church, Fort Worth. $5-$20. 817-665-6000,


Grammy Award-winner Sylvia McNair joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for “On Broadway!” $19-$133. 214-849-4376,


The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is joined by Project Trio for a performance of Peter and the Wolf. $19-$89. 214-849-4376,

On Stage


The 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival closes with Hamlet. $17-$175. 877-396-7372,


Amphibian Stage Productions presents the play Mercy Killers. $18-$33. 817-923-3012,


Artisan Center Theater presents The Three Little Wolves & The Big Bad Pig. $5-$10. 817-284-1200,


Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre presents The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild at Sanders Theatre. $8-$15. 800-838-3006,


Ballet Frontier of Texas performs A Midsummer’s Night Dream at the W.E. Scott Theatre in Fort Worth. $35. 817-852-6887,


Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents Spring Celebration. Wyly Theatre, Dallas. $25-$55. 214-871-2390;


Artes de la Rosa presents the musical Man of La Mancha. $10-$20. 817-624-8333,

Onstage in Bedford presents Tom Griffin’s The Boys Next Door. $15-$20. 817-354-6444,


Meredith Willson’s The Music Man runs at Artisan Center Theater through July 3. $9-$22. 817-284-1200,


Paul Mejia Ballet International presents Spring Repertoire, featuring works by Paul Mejia. University of Texas at Arlington’s Texas Hall. $15-$70.


Robert Dubac’s “The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?” comes to McDavid Studio. $30-$40. 817-212-4280,


Part of the Off Broadway on Flora Series, Stop Hitting Yourself opens at the Wyly Theatre. $39-$49. 214-880-0202,


Jubilee Theatre’s production of Sunset Baby runs through June 28. $18-$26. 817-338-4411,


Casa Mañana presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story through June 7. $41-$76. 817-332-2272,



The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth screens Clouds of Sils Maria as part of its Magnolia at the Modern film series. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215,


Part of the QCinema Double Take film series, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth screens BFFs at 2 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium. $6-$8.


In conjunction with “The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass exhibition,” Alexander Calder screens at 2 p.m. at the Kimbell Art Museum. Free. 817-332-8451,


The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth continues its Magnolia at the Modern film series with a screening of the Hungarian film White God. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215,


The Kimbell Art Museum, in conjunction with “The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass” exhibition, screens Rothko’s Rooms at 2 p.m. in the Kahn Auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451,


Amphibian Stage Productions and National Theatre Live present two broadcasts of Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Screenings are 2 and 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $12-$20. 817-923-3012,


Part of the Magnolia at the Modern film series, Lambert & Stamp screens in the auditorium of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215,

Festivals and Outdoor Activities


The Friday on the Green concert series continues at Magnolia Green Park with music by The Quaker City Night Hawks, Kevin Aldridge & The Appraisers and Vincent Neil Emerson. Free. 817-923-1343,


Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the Fairmount Historic District’s 33rd annual Tour of Homes. Advance tickets: $15; regular tickets: $20.


Grapevine’s 31st annual Main Street Days. Tickets: $5-$7. Weekend passes: $15-$20. www.grapevinetexasu


Historic Fort Worth Inc. presents the 2015 Hidden Gardens of Fort Worth tour from noon to 6 p.m. in Fort Worth’s Ridglea North neighborhood. Advance tickets: $20; regular tickets: $25. 817-336-2344,


The PGA Tour stops by Colonial Country Club for the 69th Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. Daily tickets: $50. Multiple badges and packages available. 817-927-4280,