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Dirty Dozen Entertainment Guide: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Posted 3:22pm on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Drumline Live!: The thrill of the half-time show comes to the stage in this percussion spectacle. 8 p.m. Thursday. AT&T Performing Arts Center's Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $17.50-$57.50. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org.

Mike Epps: Still one of the funniest comedians on the circuit, Mike Epps brings his tour back to Verizon Theatre. Doug E. Fresh and Dominique open. 7 p.m. Saturday. Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie. $44.25-$75.75. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.

Black Pearl Sings: Dallas director Akin Babatunde, who recently directed this Frank Higgins play with songs in Vienna, Austria, directs it at Jubilee Theatre. It features Liz Mikel as an imprisoned woman in the 1930s South who performs spirituals for a woman who is trying to document them for preservation. In previews through Thursday, it opens Friday and runs through Feb. 28. 506 Main St., Fort Worth. $10-$25. 817-338-4411; www.jubileetheatre.org.

Austin Lounge Lizards: The quirky bluegrass group from Texas' capital city brings its humor and harmonies to McDavid Studio. 8 p.m. Friday. 301 E. Fifth St., Fort Worth. $27.50. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.

"Go Figure": Artspace 111 begins the year with a quartet of intriguing female artists, exploring the "exterior shell we all wear." The works by Michelle Brandley, Sarah Green, Nancy Lamb and Devon Nowlin are up Friday through March 16. 111 Hampton St., Fort Worth. Free. 817-692-3228; www.artspace111.com.

"Bernini: Sculpting in Clay": One of the key art events of the year brings us the work of this masterful 17th century Italian sculptor. He is considered the Michelangelo of his age, as important to the form as Caravaggio was to painting. The show runs Sunday through April 14. Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. $15. 817-332-8451; www.kimbellart.org.

Opera Shots: The Fort Worth Opera continues to reach out to new audiences with this program, in which you can have a drink while performers sing in the bar. This time, it's all about love songs from popular operas, at the Cuban-themed bar Embargo. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 210 E. Eighth St., Fort Worth. Free, but RSVP required at www.fwopera.org/operashots.

The Harlem Globetrotters: While you read this, you should already be whistling Sweet Georgia Brown, the famous Globetrotters theme. Now keep it down; you're at work. Just go get tickets. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. American Airlines Center, Dallas. $34.91-$158.48. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.

Centro-matic: Will Johnson's outfit is one of the area's long-running rock outfits, and he's still making great music. Catch the band in Cowtown this week, with Air Review and Peter Black of the Orbans opening. 9 p.m. Saturday. Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge, 1311 Lipscomb St., Fort Worth. $15. 817-926-0968; www.theliveoak.com.

How to Survive a Plague: The Oscar-nominated documentary about AIDS in the gay community gets a screening by Q Cinema. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Four Day Weekend Theater, 312 Houston St., Fort Worth. Free. www.qcinema.org.

Best of RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 From Outer Space: It's easy to watch the infamous Ed Wood sci-fi blunder and laugh, but RiffTrax makes it even easier for you, MST3K-style. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Cinemark Tinseltown Grapevine, Rave North East Mall, Rave Ridgmar, AMC The Parks at Arlington and other local locations. $12.50. To see a complete list of participating theaters, go to www.fathomevents.com.

The DFW Antique Show: Jewelry, glass, art, vintage clothing, furniture and more -- a great way to ease back into shopping after the holidays. Yeah, that credit card needs a workout again. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine. $5 per day. www.grapevinetexasusa.com or www.heritageeventcompany.com.

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