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Get Humble With Kendrick Lamar, Cool Down With Water Guns, Get Ice Cream Wasted And Other Things To Do In And Around Dallas This Week.

This weekend is going by a bit too fast for our tastes — not as fast as Moninda Marube, though. He outran two black bears that were charging at him in the woods on the outskirts his Maine home’s property last Wednesday.

First, the Kenyan runner saw the bears in the distance. Then he considered his options. He knew he couldn’t jump into the nearby lake because he can’t swim. So he did the thing he does best — he ran, and all the way to safety.

Imagine you’re Marube and boredom is those two charging black bears. The following list of ongoings is your safe space

Run to it. — Pauline Esguerra

Monday (7.10)
Big Business at Three Links
Seattle-based rock band bringing their signature loud volume to the stage. — PE

The Wild Detectives Book Club – I Love Dick at The Wild Detectives
It’s not what you think. — PE

Half-Priced Food and Trivia Night at The Nines
Put your mind to the test as well as your tastebuds. — PE

Addicts of Comedy Tour at Hyenas Comedy Club Dallas
Good humor heals all Monday’s wounds. — PE

Adrian Johnston Album Listening Party at Kessler Theater
Southern belle covering the best country classics. — PE

Terror Universal at The Rail Club
If you could imagine The Predator in a metal rock band, this would be it. — PE

New Math Mondays With EZ Eddie D at Off the Record
Break out your most comfortable dancing shoes, folks. This DJ has the second longest running hip hop show in the world. — PE

Tuesday (7.11)
KXT Sun Sets: Muddy Magnolias, Medicine Man Revival at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Two bands with the funk all over them. — PE

7/11 Birthday – Free Slurpee Day
R.I.P. to all Slurpee machines. — PE

Adrenaline Mob at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
The mob is coming to town. — PE

Two Steppin’ Tuesdays at Double Wide
Grease up ya’ shoes and ya’ moves. — PE

Five For Fighting at Granada Theater
He’s more than a bird, he’s more than a plane. — PE

ONE OK ROCK at House of Blues
Four-piece rock band straight of Tokyo, Japan. — PE

Tears For Fears at American Airlines Center
Everybody wants to rule the world. — PE

R5 at Trees
It’s the guy from your little cousins favorite Disney TV show.

Wednesday (7.12)
Blue Water Highway Band at Capital Bar
Speaking of the Devil…. — PE

Dragonforce at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
You can’t miss their two-minute guitar solos. — PE

Joshua Radin, Rachel Yamagata Meet & Greet at House of Blues
Meet two of the softest singers in the game — that’s a good thing. — Obed Manuel

Pinkish Black at Three Links
Mix a little pink punk and black metal. Get it? — PE

Victor Wainright and the Train at Poor David’s Pub
This train’s got the blues. — PE

Whiskey Wednesdays at The Nines
It’s half-priced whiskey. — PE

Bike Night at Lakewood Brewing Company
Riding bikes and drinking beer. — PE

Candyman at Texas Theatre
He doesn’t give out lollipops, kids. — PE

Thursday (7.13)
Hans Zimmer at Verizon Theatre
If you remember the music behind the scenes you wallowed in during Interstellar, here’s your guy. — PE

Ray Wylie Hubbard at Kessler Theater
Down n’ dirty rock n’ roll. — PE

Big Jesus at Three Links
Atlanta-based rockers head to town. — PE

Azizi Gibson at Trees
Urban hip-hop from Germany. — PE

Jimmie Vaughan at House of Blues
This ’80s musician has some serious guitar skills. — PE

Braindead Flowers Release Party at Braindead Brewing
A brew with chamomile and honey. — PE

Finding Neverland First Thursdays at AT&T Performing Arts Center
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell make a real-world cameo. — PE

Montu, DJ Mikey Rodge at The Green Elephant
Spinning some of their new records you can’t miss. — PE

Friday (7.14)
Kendrick Lamar at American Airlines Center
Sit down, be humble. — PE

B.o.B. at Gas Monkey Live!
That one rapper from your favorite 2010’s song with Hayley Williams. — PE

A League of Their Own at Texas Theatre
There’s no crying in baseball. — PE

Bruce Bruce at Addison Improv
Two times the Bruce, two times the laughter. — PE

Adele Givens at Arlington Improv
You might’ve seen her on Comedy Central. She is, after all, a member of the Queens of Comedy. — PE

Mt. Eddy at Three Links
Jakob Danger’s pop rock band straight outta Oakland, California. — PE

Bastille Day at Bishop Arts District
If you can’t travel across the pond to Paris this summer, this is the next best thing. Plus wine. — PE

Armoury D.E. 2-Year Anniversary Party
Celebrate the two-year anniversary of one of Deep Ellum’s most poppin’ venues with good bar eats and brew, featuring music from Daniel Markham. — PE

Basscon Presents TNT at Lizard Lounge
You think you’ve heard enough of summer dance music? This dance music goes even harder. — PE

BJ Stricker & The Kings of State Street, Ryan Berg at Sundown at Granada
This folk fam riding about some Bon Jovi-esque tunes. — PE

Kickball Midseason Soiree at Stirr
Free kick ball event for all you sixth grade P.E. legends. — PE

Amber Does Dallas Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Angelika Film Center
Hot patootie, bless my soul! I really love that rock n’ roll! — PE

Polyamory Conference Dallas at Crowne Plaza Downtown Dallas
Only if you’re into it. — PE

Nu:Tone, The Insiders with Collette Warren, Mc Questionmark at Wits End
Good for the soul. — PE

Midnight Madness: Cowboy Bebop at Landmark’s Inwood Theatre
See you there anime cowboy. — PE

Saturday (7.15)
Addison Summer Series – Special EFX
Jazz up your weekend. — PE

RL Grime at The Bomb Factory
You’re thinking of R.L. Stine, but this music might give you goosebumps. — PE

Third Eye Blind at Starplex Pavilion
How’s it going to be? — OM

KNON’s Summer Fiesta 2017 at Gas Monkey Live
Featuring some sick Latin tunes and authentic Mexican food. — PE

Today Is The Day at The Curtain Club
It’s the kind of metal Motorhead fans would enjoy. — PE

Saturday Open House at Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Learn how Deep Ellum Brewing makes its brews and sip on ’em. — PE

2017 Dallas Film Crew Premiere at Texas Theatre
Come watch and support short films made by local Dallas filmmakers. — PE

Water Gun Fight at Klyde Warren Park
Be nice to the kids. — PE

Feel The Heat Tour at Noble Rey Brewing
Because Texas heat has you wanting a cold beer. — PE

The Polyphonic Spree at Trees
Follow the day and reach for the sun. — OM

Saliva at Bronson Rock’s Black Hole Theater
Keep it in your mouth, stud. This is a hard rock group. — PE

Pearl Earl Album Release, Mother Tongues, Acid Carousel at Dan’s Silver Leaf
Bubblegum pop with a trippy twist. — PE

Heart Byrne, Depeshi, Panic :: at Granada Theater
High-energy EDM performances. — PE

Locked & Loaded: Ronnie Heart, Knifight, Secrecies at Armoury D.E.
Free show with these indie rock performers. — PE

Sunday (7.16)
The Underground Comedy Series at Hyenas Fort Worth
Laugh it up before the week rolls around. — PE

Sun Dried Vibes at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
Bob Marley would approve. — PE

Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines at Levitt Pavilion Arlington
Music that’ll make you feel good inside. — PE

K. Michelle and BJ the Chicago Kid at Fair Park Music Hall
R&B for the soul. — PE

Late Brunch at The Nines
We get it, Saturday was rough. Luckily for you, Sunday Brunch doesn’t start til’ 3 here. — PE

Jonny Craig, Hearts Like Lions, Dreamhouse at The Dirty 30
Get shook with some good rock tunes. — PE

Ice Cream Wasted Grand Opening
It’s ice cream drinking for all you foodies. — PE

Skinny Cooks at Sundown at Granada
Can’t trust them in the kichen, but you can trust them on the stage. — OM

Subculture at Off the Record
Bringing 80s punk from the east coast. — PE

July Social Ride at Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge
Get your morning workout in, y’all, while raising awareness about PTSD. — PE

July Flea Market at Double Wide
Vintage finds over here, hipsters. — PE

Fools Brew, Awaken To Remember, Leighton at Reno’s Chop Shop
Metal madness. — PE

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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