Fix Up Your Household Robot.
Just because an unbelievably jam-packed long weekend lays shortly ahead doesn't mean you necessarily have to take things easy tonight.
After all, this is America — a fact you're going to be reminded of endlessly in the coming days — and if we can't make start our four-day weekends a night early, then, well, we're not really sure what freedom even means.
There's a wide variety of things to do tonight, too — yes, even aside from last-minute shopping for the most patriotic pair of American flag short-shorts you can find. Really, there's something for everyone tonight. Celebrate it.
The Manchurian Incident and The News Can Wait at Prophet Bar
Illinois post-hardcore act The Manchurian Incident comes to the Prophet Bar with The News Can Wait, Justen Hamilton and Yellow Red Sparks. The headliners sound a lot like At The Drive-In, so if that's your bag, this show is worth checking out. — Stephen Young
Havana NRG at the Arboretum
Does dancing in the summer night's heat appeal to you? It does? Well, you're in luck! The Arboretum's summer concert series continues tonight with Havana NRG, a Cuban salsa band. Even if you don't feel like cutting a rug, take the opportunity to go see some green grass and pretty flowers before the North Texas summer reduces all local plant life — as it inevitably will — to a pathetic, crispy shade of beige. — SY
A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Samuell Grand Amphitheatre
What better time is there to see Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream than — ahem — on a midsummer night. Bad jokes aside, you shouldn't be disappointed if you pack a picnic and head to Samuell Grand Park tonight the check out the beloved comedy. — SY
Robot Builders Night Out at Dallas Makerspace
Got a problem with your robot butler? The folks at tonight's RBNO (which stand for Robot Builders Night Out, duh) at Dallas Makerspace are totally down to lend you a hand. Like, for real. This whole event sounds like a joke, but it isn't. Just remember: The event is B.Y.O.Robot. And B.Y.O.Snacks, too. — JP