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Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: July 19-25

Posted 7:42am on Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2013

Dallas Derby Devils

1 It’s the middle of the season for the area’s biggest roller derby league. In case you missed the past few months, you have four more bruising bouts to go. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., whistle at 7 p.m. Saturday at NYTEX Sports Centre, 8851 Ice House Drive, North Richland Hills. $12; free parking. www.derbydevils.com


1Here’s a cool foodie event, and it’s the first one in Fort Worth. Beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, you can sample food and meet chefs and owners from restaurants in the So7 and Cultural District. It’s a gastronomical adventure designed to build Cowtown’s foodie culture. $45. Sign up and learn more at www.dishcrawl . com/fortworth/

‘Mirandy and Brother Wind’

1Patricia McKissack’s Coretta Scott King Award-winning book Mirandy and Brother Wind is a musical, and it will have its area premiere at Jubilee Theatre. The production features stick, hand, shadow and life-size pageant-style puppets, designed by local puppet master Pix Smith. It opens Friday and runs through Aug. 11 at Jubilee Theatre, 506 Main St., Fort Worth. $15-$25. 817-338-4411; www.jubileetheatre.org

One Direction

1So far, the British boy band doesn’t seem to be on the same kind of self-destructive path as some other teen pop icons. So, there’s that. It’s still gonna be loud for you parental types — and we’re not talking about the music. 7:30 p.m. Monday at American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Lane, Dallas. $29.50-$89.50. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com

Ice Cream Art Show

1And now for something completely different (and literally cool): The Basement in Dallas is throwing an “ice cream-inspired art show” and this week was welcoming submissions of all flavors, as long as they “depict the ice cold ice cream essence.” The event features live body paint and tattoos, music and free ice cream and beer. This talk of art is making us hungry. 7 p.m. Saturday at the Basement Gallery, 115 S. Beckley Ave., Dallas. $10. 214-264-5984; www.facebook.com/diy basement.

‘The Goonies’

1Everyone who was a kid or teen in 1985 seems to love this Steven Spielberg-produced flick. Remind yourself why. It screens in the Retro Cinema series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23-25, at the Movie Taverns on Hulen and in West 7th in Fort Worth. $9.25. www.movietavern.com

Reservation time for DFW Restaurant Week

1The event formerly billed KRLD Restaurant Week has a more succinct name this year, but — we’re guessing — just as many delicious options as ever. The event doesn’t begin until Aug. 12 (Aug. 9 for some previews), but you can now start making your reservations. For the uninitiated, Restaurant Week allows you to dine at 130-plus North Texas restaurants that feature three-course dinner and lunch menus for a fixed price, $25-$45; 20 percent of your meal tab goes to either the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas or the Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth. For info and participating restaurants, visit DFWRestaurantWeek.com.

‘The Painting’

1Perfect film title for a movie showing at an art museum, huh? The 2011 French film’s animation has been compared to the art of Chagall and Matisse, and that’s something you rarely hear about, say, DreamWorks. 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday; noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. $8.50. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org

Cirque du Burlesque

1You know what we’ve been missing in our lives lately? A little naughtiness. Well, viva burlesque! Viva Dallas Burlesque does a show on the first and third Fridays of the month at the Lakewood Theater, and this week it features Angi B. Lovely, Goldie Candela, Neon Emu and others, with drag queen emcee Patti Le Plae Safe. 9 p.m. Friday at Lakewood Theater, 1825 Abrams Parkway, Dallas. $19-$33. 214-821-7469; http:// vivadallasburlesque.wordpress.com


1That acronym stands for Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. And by football, we mean soccer. The games begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cowboys Stadium, Arlington. $38.75-$214.42. http://stadium.dallascow boys.com/

Kid Rock and Uncle Kracker

1The Kid is back in town, touring behind his ninth studio album, Rebel Soul, along with genre-mate Uncle Kracker. 6:45 p.m. Saturday Gexa Energy Pavilion, 1818 First Ave. Dallas. $20. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com


1Squeaky Fromme. John Wilkes Booth. Lee Harvey Oswald. See a theme? They’re characters in Stephen Sondheim’s musical Assassins, which gets a production by Onstage in Bedford. Friday through Aug. 11 at the Trinity Arts Theater at the Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 Forest Ridge Drive, Bedford. $10-$15. 817-354-6444; www.onstageinbedford.com

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