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Dirty dozen entertainment guide: May 16-22, 2014

Posted 11:04pm on Wednesday, May. 14, 2014

Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

1 The PGA Tour makes its annual stop in Fort Worth, following the HP Byron Nelson in Las Colinas, which continues through Sunday (www.hpbnc.org/byronnelson). Colonial week starts Monday and continues through Sunday, May 25, at Colonial Country Club, 3735 Country Club Circle, Fort Worth. $45 per day ($100 for pass); $15 daily for ages 13-17; free age 12 and under. New this year is Frost Park, just west of University Drive, that includes free concerts Thursday-Saturday. 817-927-4280; www.crowneplazainvitational.com.

Main Street Days

2 It’s another big festival weekend in North Texas, but you won’t find one more wholesome than this annual throwback to the good ol’ days. Way before the iPod. It has music, old-timey games, food and more. 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday along Main Street in downtown Grapevine. $5-$7 per day; $15-$20 weekend pass. www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

Pixar in Concert

3 You know what makes you cry in the “Toy Story” movies, and pretty much anything Pixar does? It’s the characters and the feel-goodies, yes, but that music in the background gives those tears the extra push. So bring Kleenex to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $27-$85. 817-665-6000; www.fwsymphony.org.

‘Island of Lemurs: Madagascar’

4 If you want to see footage of the real animals on which animated movie creatures are based, the Omni Theater opens the large-format film about the funny, swinging animals native to that big island off Africa’s east coast. Opens May 22 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St. $6-$7 for film only (additional admission for museum). 817-255-9540; www.fwmuseum.org.

Fort Worth Music Festival

5 Great lineup this year, but after Lucinda Williams was announced as the headliner, they could have a Color Me Badd reunion and we’d still be there. But seriously, Jimmy Eat World, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, the Airborne Toxic Event, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Oil Boom, Quaker City Nighthawks, Air Review and others are on the bill. 3:30-11 p.m. Friday, 1-11 p.m. Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion, 1048 Peach St., Fort Worth. $25 per day; $40 two-day pass; VIP packages available. www.fwfest.com.

‘The Unmentionables’

6 What happens when trouble befalls some whites in a West African country? Hilarity, at least in this play by Bruce Norris (of Clybourne Park fame), having its area premiere at Stage West. Previews Friday, opens May 17 and runs through June 15. Stage West, 821 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth. $15-$32. 817-784-9378; www.stagewest.org.

Peru Fest

7 Movies from Peru — The Vigil, The Prize, In House and Coliseum: The Champions — will be screened over three days, Friday-Sunday, at this event. Look for some of the films’ directors and actors, too. Rose Marine Theater, 1440 N. Main St., Fort Worth. Free. 817-624-8333; www.artesdelarosa.org.

Spring Celebration

8 The finale of Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s season is always a big deal, but this year even more so because it’s a tribute to the retiring Ann Williams, the group’s founder who just finished her last season with DBDT. Dallas native Christopher Vo, of Smash, is choreographing a work in her honor. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., Dallas. $50-$150. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org.

Fork and Cork

9 Just because you’re a foodie doesn’t mean you can’t have outdoor festival fun in Texas. Formerly called Taste Addison, it will feature lots of food from area restos, plus music by Pat Green, an appearance by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson and more. 6-10 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday at Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive. $35-$65; VIP $100. 972-450-2851; www.addisontexas.net.

Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival

10 Plano may have put a music festival on its map a couple weeks ago, but Richardson has been doing it for years. Acts this year include the Wallflowers, Marc Broussard, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Ed Kowalczyk, Kool and the Gang, and Marcia Ball. Friday-Sunday at Galatyn Park, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. $20 for one day, $3 ages 5-12; $30 three-day pass. 972-744-4580; www.wildflowerfestival.com.

AirHogs baseball

11 Take me out to the ballgame — and we don’t mean the Rangers. One of the other baseball teams in the Metroplex, the Grand Prairie AirHogs, hosts its home opener Monday at QuikTrip Park. They’ll face off against the Lincoln Saltdogs. Start time is 7:05 p.m. Come for the game, and stay for the fireworks after the last inning. 1600 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie. $8-$15; free parking. 972-504-9383; airhogsbaseball.com.


12 Oh, Moz, how we love you, no matter what over-the-top stuff you do. The king of mope rock returns on tour, 8 p.m. Thursday at Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St., Dallas. $39.50-$99.50. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.

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