Thursday, September 8, 2021
While Texas Frightmare Weekend – happening Sat-Sun – is already full, you can still enjoy a bit of the old ultra-violence at a 4K restoration screening of A clockwork orange To Texas theater (231 W Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, 214-948-1546) at 8 p.m. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic Stanley Kubrick film and the return of TFW, actor Malcolm McDowell will be doing a special introduction to the film and a Q&A afterwards. (However, he won’t be signing autographs. For that, you’ll need to find him at his TFW booth.) Tickets are $ 20 at TheTexasTheatre.com.
Friday, September 9, 2021
At 4 p.m., 6 p.m. or 8 p.m. tonight, plus noon Sat or noon and 2 p.m. Sun, see Final set to Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art (3200 Darnell St, Fort Worth, 817-738-9215) as part of the Magnolia au Moderne series. Tickets are $ 7-10 depending on your membership level, and the Sunday lunchtime screening is half price. In this 95 minute French film with English subtitles, the main character was once renowned as a tennis prodigy but never managed to do so professionally. At the late age (for sport) of 37 years and despite a declining physical form, he decided to make a last run by participating in the qualifying rounds of Roland-Garros.
Saturday, September 10, 2021
Twice a year, the Fort Worth Art Dealers Association (FWADA) invites the public to experience the visual arts for free at Gallery Night. Most of the participating galleries will be open from noon to 9 p.m. for Fall gallery night. Stroll through galleries, museums, restaurants, and retailers, and admire the work of local artists in each location. For more details, visit FWADA.com/Page.
Sunday, September 11, 2021
The end is here. At midnight, the ballot will be closed and the vote will end for Best of 2021. At this point, we’ll start the tallying process on our fingers and toes before sending the results to Bob’s accounting office for publication in our Wednesday, September 22 issue. For your ballot to be valid, you must vote in at least 10 categories. Now is your chance to show some love to all your local favorites in the Get & Spend, People & Places, Culture, Great Food, and In Town sections. The ballot is online only and can be found at FFWeekly.com under the “Magazines” scrolling menu.
Monday, September 12, 2021
From 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m., meet anglophile and former British resident Claire Evans from Fort Worth Public Library (500 W 3rd St, 817-392-7323, @FortWorthLibrary) for The Politics of Tea: The East India Company and British Tea Culture. This exploration of the most lucrative corporate business the world has ever seen – tea – is free through Facebook Live. Learn about the British tea-infused company and what to expect if you ever find yourself at the tea party. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.
Tuesday, September 13, 2021
As part of a one-of-a-kind collaborative effort between the Arlington Police Department and the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, the public is invited to attend the Hoops with heroes basketball game and meet the local police in person (on purpose and for fun). At 6 p.m., a group of local athletes will face off against a team of Arlington’s best at the East Arlington Library & Recreation Center (1817 New York Av, Arlington, 817-275-1361). Free entry. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Wednesday, September 14, 2021
From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., meet at Margarita Ball Fashion Show To Billy Bob’s Texas (2520 Rodeo Plz, Fort Worth, 817-624-7117). This event benefits Fort Worth Children’s Charities, a local non-profit organization that provides new Christmas toys, school uniforms, and educational and therapeutic resources to improve the quality of life for children in the community. Over 20 local celebrity models will showcase Margarita Ball-inspired looks, from traditional black-tie evening wear to modern / chic clothing with a Western twist, all provided by Watchamacalit Boutique, Men’s Wearhouse, and more. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. There will be live auctions throughout the program, with proceeds going directly to CCFW.