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Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Feb. 7-13

Posted 11:11pm on Tuesday, Feb. 05, 2013

Your weekly 12 pack o' fun has Lily Tomlin and Loretta Lynn, plus a bike swap at Rahr, and The Walking Dead's Michonne (in Las Colinas!?!)

Dallas Comic-Con's Sci-Fi Expo: Christopher Lloyd is the big guest at this year's event. Yeah, you're thinking Back to the Future . We'll see your BTTF and raise you a Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and Taxi. Oh, and Tremors. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. $25 Saturday, $20 Sunday; $40 for two-day pass (additional costs for autograph and other sessions) at Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. www.scifiexpo.com/dcc/sfx.html

"Ken Price: A Retrospective": Sculptor Ken Price does ceramics -- but not like the gifts you may have received after your young'un returned from camp. His works are luminous and sometimes suggestive. See them Saturday through May 12 at the Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St., Dallas. $5-$10. 214-242-5100; www.nashersculpturecenter.org

February Bike Swap: Bike swap, taco truck, beer. Questions? Presented by Trinity Bicycles, the event begins at 9 a.m. Sunday at Rahr & Sons Brewery, 701 Galveston Ave., Fort Worth. www.rahrbrewing.com

The Chairs: Eugene Ionesco's absurdist classic gets revived by Kitchen Dog Theater. What's it about, you ask? Uh-uh. Gotta figure it out for yourself. Trust us. Friday through March 9 at McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney Ave., Dallas. $20-$25. 214-953-1055; www.kitchendogtheater.org

Touring Musicals: All three of North Texas' big presenters of touring musicals -- Performing Arts Fort Worth, Dallas Summer Musicals and AT&T Performing Arts Center -- open tours this week. At Bass Hall, it's the Tony-winning Memphis, about a white radio DJ in 1950s Memphis who wants to play black music (Tuesday through Feb. 17; $38.50-$99; 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com). DSM has the tour of Catch Me If You Can, based on the story of Frank Abagnale and the Steven Spielberg movie about him that starred Leonardo DiCaprio (Tuesday through Feb. 24 at Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First St., Dallas. $15-$75. 214-631-2787; www.dallassummermusicals.org). And the Lexus Broadway Series offers the new version of Cole Porter's classic Anything Goes (Wednesday through Feb. 24 at Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $30-$150. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org).

"An Evening with Lily Tomlin": Hello, Ernestine? Yes, Tomlin is still funnier than many of the comics for whom she helped blaze a trail. She appears 8 p.m. Sunday at AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $35-$65. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org

Loretta Lynn: Why do we write about her every time she comes through town, which has been a lot? Go back and listen to her music from the '60s and '70s. Even from the 2000s. Puts most country songwriters to shame. Holley Williams opens. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Friday at Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington. $45-$75. 817-226-4400; www.arlingtonmusichall.com

Fort Worth Symphony's "Splendor of the Strads" gala: Two Strads are better than one, and the Fort Worth Symphony is one of the few orchestras in the country that can boast owning more than one Stradivarius violin. For this year's gala, the two Strads and their players, concertmaster Michael Shih and associate concertmaster Swang Lin, will be highlighted. 7 p.m. Saturday at Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $30-$99. 817-665-6000; www.fwsymphony.org

Grapevine Sweetheart Wine Trail: We won't encourage drinking and, well, walking, but don't pass up this event at Cross Timbers Winery, D'Vine Wine, Farina's Winery, Homestead Winery, La Buena Vida Vineyards and Su Vino Winery, 11 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $45-$50 tickets include tastings at six wineries, a wine glass, food samplings, gift certificates and more. Call Cross Timbers Winery at 817-488-6789; www.grapevinewinerytrail.com

Thin Line Film Fest: Denton's celebration of documentary film is back for what may be its biggest year yet. Selections include Snarky Puppy: Ground Up, Water Is Lifeand In the Shadows. Friday through Feb. 18 at various locations in Denton. 2013.thinlinefilmfest.com/

Bud Light Pro Fight Series: Tony Lopez, Hector Vazquez and Craig Callahan are among the boxers slugging it out this week. Doors open at 5 p.m., the first fight is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst. $30-$100. 877-725-8849; www.standing8promotions.com.

Satisfaction: This Rolling Stones tribute band, which we wrote about in our recent Brit tribute, Cowtown Abbey, performs at the Fort Worth Stock Show. So make this your day to go. Just don't be exiled on, well, any street. 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the Coors Roadhouse at Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth. General admission $5-$10. www.fwssr.com

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