Hang In There.

If you’re a decent chemist, or a halfway decent mixologist, you can handcraft an edible margarita bubble. It’s probably about the niftiest new way to cop a buzz.

Not at all new is the fact that Thursdays in Dallas are always jam-packed with things to do. Cop a buzz, see a show, grab some food, there are many ways to have a nifty little Thursday. — Cory Graves

Sebastian Maniscalco at Majestic Theatre
Sebastian Maniscalco may look familiar — if, perhaps, you’ve ever seen Vince Vaughn’s standup documentary from 2006, Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland. That film only pumped out a few LOLs, but this jokester has had some practice since then. — Chase Whale

Bidi Bidi Banda at House of Blues
Better than a Selena look-alike contest at dance party? A Selena sound-alike, like this Selena tribute band. Some folks will do anything for Selena, and you can bet Dallas will show up, even for a Queen of Tejano stand-in. — CG

Fate of the Furious Car Meet-Up at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
Buy a ticket to an opening night screening of 8 Fast, 8 Furious and get into this modified car meet for free. Pedals to the metals. — CG

Foxygen at Trees
The psych-y duo has moved beyond its, perhaps too derivative ‘60s mining days, settling into a still backwards-looking sound that’s still sugary and pop-filled, but more its own thing. They’ve been touring as a nine-piece to help recreate some of the sounds the 40-piece orchestra threw down on their killer new record. — CG

Colossal at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis’ offbeat, R-rated sci-fi comedy opens in Dallas this weekend. Even better, director Nacho Vigalondo will be at this screening to introduce the film and then to participate in a Q&A after. — CG

Jub Jam 2017 at Kessler Theater (Sold Out)
Jub Jam is an annual concert held by George “Jub Jub” Dunham, co-host of the morning show on 1310-AM The Ticket. The concert/silent auction is a charity event benefiting The Senior Source, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of senior citizens. Bands playing include Flatland Cavalry, Dunham’s band The Bird Dogs, his co-host Gordon Keith’s band, Kylie Ray Harris, Bobby Duncan, Michael Padgett and Steve Helms. — Paul Wedding

Rick Ross at Gas Monkey Live
The Other Boss settled his 2015 misdemeanor kidnapping and assault charges last week. Whew. Guess he won’t have to cancel any secret appearances or concerts tonight. — CG

Bob Weir & the Campfire Band at Music Hall at Fair Park
Here, the founding Grateful Dead member, Weir, has gotten younger at that position, so to speak. Here, he is backed by his new Campfire Band, made up of members of The National. — CG

Yakona With Live Score! at Texas Theatre
A documentary about the San Marcos River, with the score performed by live chamber group. Aquarena Springs makes an appearance, so we can only hope their once famous swimming pig does too. — CG

Easter Keg Hunt at Flying Saucer (Fort Worth)
An Instagram-based scavenger hunt all around Sundance Square. Head to the Saucer for your first clue, and come back to collect your prize. What’s the prize? I dunno, is it beer? No, really, I dunno. — CG

Further Sounds w/ Sarah Ruth, Black Taffy & Black Doll at The Wild Detectives
It’s not always easy to get folks out to experimental shows in traditional venues. So, sometimes, you’ve got to take it to people, be it in coffee shops or bookstore/coffeeshops. — CG

Master of the Mic at Andy’s Bar
DDFWMoM is back for a third season. Round One of the Denton qualifiers in this rap competition kicks off tonight. It’s $25 to throw your hat in the ring, and the contest is capped at 10 competitors. — CG

The Catalina Wine Mixer at Rocco’s at Trinity Groves
It’s the fucking Catalina Wine Mixer. DJs and free pizza will really help loosen those helicopter-buying purse strings. It’s just one part of the food/music/shopping-filled built-in date night known as the Music & Moonlight Market. — CG

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