June calendar of things to do in Fort Worth — fundraisers, galas, films

Amadeus at Amphibian Stage ProductionsCourtesy photo

Benefits, Fundraisers and Galas

9 River Legacy Foundation hosts its eighth annual Sporting Clay Shoot Tournament at Ellis County Sportsman Club in Waxahachie. Individual: $200. Team: $800. 817-860-6752, ext. 107, riverlegacy.org.

10 The fifth annual Rock the Red dance fitness charity event is 3-6 p.m. at the University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Activity Center. The fundraiser benefits the American Heart Association and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets: $10-$60. 817-229-3346, dfwrockthered.com.

28 The annual Cowtown Society Awards, benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, takes place at Brik Special Events Venue in Fort Worth. The event recognizes young professionals who are making a difference in the Fort Worth community. Tickets: $50. 817-249-7744, www.cff.org/FortWorth.

Museum and Art Events

6 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History continues its PUBlic Knowledge lecture series at the Flying Saucer in Fort Worth. This month’s guest speaker is TCU professor Sean Crotty. Free. 817-255-9300, www.fwmuseum.org.

15 In conjunction with the exhibition “The Polaroid Project,” the Amon Carter Museum of American Art welcomes artist Ellen Carey for a discussion about her work with Polaroid. Free. 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org.


7-10 The final round of the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition takes place at Bass Hall. $150-$260 round subscription; $45-$180 per concert. (Awards presentation: 7 p.m. June 10, $30-$40.) 817-212-4280; www.cliburn.org.

8, 15, 22, 29 Keller Summer Nights takes place every Thursday night at the Keller Town Hall Amphitheater. Each week the event features a concert followed by a movie. Musical acts include Derek Anthony, Andy Meadows, Party Machine, and Michael Hix and the Holla. Free. 817-743-4000, www.cityofkeller.com.

9 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents a concert titled “Music of the Night” at the Meyerson Symphony Center. $55-$167. 214-849-4376, www.mydso.com.

9-30 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra continues its Concerts in the Garden series at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden through July 8. The year’s lineup includes the music of David Bowie, Journey, ABBA, Pink Floyd, Elvis and The Beatles. $19-$65. 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.

14 Part of the Opus 100: Lay Family Concert Organ Series, organist Nathan Laube performs in concert at the Meyerson Symphony Center. $19-$29. 214-849-4376, www.mydso.com.

16 Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie kicks off its annual Lone Star Music Series with a concert by the Josh Abbott Band. $5 before 7:30 p.m.; $20 after. 972-263-7223, www.lonestarpark.com.

23-25 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra closes out its season with “The Best of John Williams” at the Meyerson Symphony Center. $106-$372. 214-849-4376, www.mydso.com.

26 The annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival runs through July 7 and features five Mimir Artists concerts and two Mimir Emerging Artists Concerts in PepsiCo Recital Hall at Texas Christian University. $10-$35. 817-984-9299, www.mimirfestival.org.

29 Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge performs in concert at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas. $42.75-$62.75. 214-880-0202, www.attpac.org.

On Stage

9 Stage West brings back its production of “Ann” through July 8 at the Irving Arts Center, Dupree Theater, Irving. $36.50-$46.50. 817-784-9378; www.stagewest.org.

9-18 Lyric Stage presents the world premiere of the musical “Pure Country.” Irving Arts Center, Carpenter Hall, Irving. $25-$53. 972-252-2787; www.lyricstage.org.

10 TITAS continues its season with Ballet BC at Winspear Opera House. $12-$135. 214-880-0202, www.attpac.org.

13-18 Performing Arts Fort Worth presents “Matilda” at Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $44-$115.50. 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com.

13-25 The musical “Something Rotten!” opens at Winspear Opera House. $25-$200. 214-880-0202, www.attpac.org.

15 Tom Dudzick’s “King O’ The Moon” runs through July 15 at Circle Theatre. $25-$38. 817-877-3040, www.circletheatre.com.

16 Disney’s “Mary Poppins” takes place through July 22 at Artisan Center Theater. $10-$24. 817-284-1200, www.artisanct.com.

16-17 The Bruce Wood Dance Project presents Journeys at the Dallas City Performance Hall. $25-$100. 214-428-2263, brucewoodance.org.

23-25 Ballet Concerto’s annual Summer Dance Concert takes place at Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork in Fort Worth. Lawn seating: Free. Reserved table seating: $50 per seat. 817-763-5087, www.balletconcerto.com.

29 Dallas Theater Center performs the musical “Hood” through Aug. 6 at the Wyly Theatre in Dallas. $20-$104. 214-880-0202www.attpac.org.

30 Onstage in Bedford’s production of “Disaster!” runs through July 23. $17-$25. 817-354-6444www.onstageinbedford.com.


9-11 Part of the Magnolia at the Modern film series, “Paris Can Wait” screens at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215http://themodern.org.

15, 22, 29 Sundance Square kicks off its annual Movie Night series with screenings of “Princess Bride,” “Back to the Future” and “Ghostbusters.” Free. 817-255-5700www.sundancesquare.com.

 16 Part of the Movies at the Museum film series, the Sid Richardson Museum shows the 1963 Western “Hud” at 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Free. 817-332-6554www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org.

 16 Movies at the Marq screens “The Secret Life of Pets” at the Aria Outdoor Amphitheater in Southlake. Free. 817-748-8900www.themarqsouthlake.com.

 16-18 The Magnolia at the Modern films series continues with “The Death of Louis XIV” at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $6-$9 (Sunday 11:15 a.m. show is half-price). 817-738-9215http://themodern.org.

21, 24 In conjunction with National Theater Live, Amphibian Stage Productions presents multiple broadcasts of “Amadeus” in the auditorium of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $20. 817-923-3012www.amphibianproductions.org.

23 Movies at the Marq presents “The Little Rascals” at the Aria Outdoor Amphitheater in Southlake. Free. 817-748-8900www.themarqsouthlake.com.

23-25 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth shows “Manifesto” as part of its Magnolia at the Modern film series. The film stars Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett. $6-$9 (Sunday noon show is half-price). 817-738-9215http://themodern.org.





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