See Miss Twin Peaks 2017 Crowned At The Bomb Factory, Jam Out At The Prophet Bar And Six Other Ways To Rock This Wednesday In Dallas.

Is traffic gridlock adding to your stress? Are long lines at the supermarket slowing you down? Is the sheer mass of humanity just plain getting to you?

Well, enjoy our already densely populated earth while you can, since the U.N. says the world’s population will reach nearly 10 billion by 2050. To be fair, growth has slowed down a bit in recent years — but that’s still a lot of people, which does in fact mean longer lines once they’re all here.

So, y’know, try to enjoy life on earth with these events before the lines for everything get any longer.

Jay Wilkinson’s “Everyone Poops” Art Show at Fort Works Art
No, this isn’t a showing by the author/illustrator behind that famous children’s book. Jay Wilkinson is a Fort Worth-based artist whose works range from installation and murals to sculptures and portraits. This show features his abstract portraits that explore the similarities all people have with one another.

Writer’s Bloc Writing Workshop at Deep Vellum Books
Break that writer’s block and gain some insight into your writing at this bi-weekly workshop.

Miss Twin Peaks 2017 National Bikini Contest at The Bomb Factory
This one is for truly cultured connoisseurs of the Dallas-based breastaurant chain. For those who can’t make it out to ogle in person, the event will be broadcast at your favorite local Twin Peaks. Beastie Boys tribute band Rhymin N Stealin will perform after the winner is crowned.

Folk Family Revival at Sundown at Granada Theater
This Magnolia, Texas-based foursome has an eclectic sound they describe as “psychedelic folk-country rock ‘n’ roll.” So, in other words, don’t mistake them for a just another folk group.

Technophobia, Rat Rios, Aztec Death, Rei Clone at Armoury, D.E.
Electronic music, new wave vibes and punk collide at this free local music musical showcase.

Open Mic Night at House of Blues
Brave the crowd and take your music out of the bedroom, you coward.

Music Trivia at BuzzBrews (Lakewood)
Are you like Daniel Stern in Diner? Here’s where you can prove it.

The Jam Session at the Prophet Bar
This R.C. Williams-led event is arguably the best music weekly in town — presuming you enjoy live, improvised fusions of hip-hop, R&B and jazz preformed by Grammy-winning and -nominated members of the backing bands for Erykah Badu, Kirk Franklin and Snoop Dogg, among others.

R.C. Williams cover photo by Karlo X. Ramos. To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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