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A dolphin at Seaworld Orlando recently found itself the star of a viral video when it heroically yanked an iPad out of the hands of a woman trying to take photos of it, and dropping it in the pool. Then it swam away doing that distinctive high-pitched sonar laugh dolphins are known for, we presume.

That’s because dolphins are smart. They, for one, know iPads are good for finding events to attend, but are best left at home after that. That way you can actually enjoy those events you pre-scoped out. Take it from dolphins, they know what’s up. — Cory Graves

The World Famous Tony Williams Presents: Uncle Pete’s Parade at RBC
Aspiring artists, grab those notepads. Created and hosted by Grammy award winning and multi-Platinum singer/songwriter The World Famous Tony Williams, this event features live music as well as encouraging those artists out there to embrace their style. Aside from Mr. Williams himself, Charley Crockett, The Rebellion and Thomas Lightfoot also perform. — Sidney Johnson

Bud Light Party Convention at Klyde Warren Park
Politics aside, Jason Derulo and Brett Eldredge perform at this whole other kind of national convention. The Party party? That’s one we can all get behind. — CG

The Monkees at The Bomb Factory (Free)
See the iconic Monkees for free (yes, free) thanks to our main man, Mark Cuban. Just print the ticket and get there early because once it’s full, it’s full. Hey now! — SJ

Rockin’ the River: The Dirty River Boys at Panther Island Pavilion
Summer’s almost done and Texans couldn’t be happier. To celebrate, join fellow tubers on the Trinity river for a cold one (or five) and some live music and food. You won’t get this chance for another year or so, unless you’re into floating an ice cold river. Thanks to another E. coli outbreak, you’re better off watching this one from the banks. — SJ

The Enablers at Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill (Free)
The Enablers have performed at big name festivals around the Metroplex, keeping each performance fresh by incorporated unique styles, all the while remaining ever so danceable. Here’s something you can dance along to; the band is performing for free at Gas Monkey. The best things in life really are free. — Calvin Cahsen

Riff Raff at House of Blues
In 2012, Riff Raff couldn’t secure anything outside a niche fan base. During the recording process of his second studio album Peach Panther, Raff aka Jody Highroller gained 55 pounds of pure muscle, rendering him totally unrecognizable. While steadily building a rap career and unapologetically being himself, the Houston artist expressed a desire to pursue a wrestling career with Hulk Hogan as his personal trainer. You can’t not love this guy. — CC

Dezi 5, Sam Lao -topic, Buffalo Black at Kessler Theater
Dezi 5 is “Dallas’ Best Kept Secret” for a reason. The South Oak Cliff-raised emcee is joined with an energetic lineup of others we Dallasites know well, this show Will. Be. Lit. — SJ

Gemini Syndrome at Trees
You’d be hard pressed to catch bands like Tool live these days. If you’re really that salty about the band’s elusive presence, Gemini Syndrome might be the next best option. The alt-metal outfit shows a deep admiration for Tool’s climactic instrumentation and overall brooding aesthetic. The band really wears its influences on its sleeve, something it’ll no doubt represent at Trees. — CC

Rookie of the Year at The Prophet Bar
Frontman Ryan Dunson can honestly say he’s built this thing from the ground up. Starting in Florida in 2002, he didn’t conceive the full band you hear now until later, which is a good thing, according to their rising fan base. Don’t sleep on the other acts on this bill either. — SJ

Sangria Wine Walk in Bishop Arts
Participating shops will serve their own unique version of the sweet Spanish sleep-aid, so no — you can’t walk down the street drinking, we’re not in London. But shop-hopping for sangria? Sounds pretty sweet. — SJ

Bar Politics: Housing and Homelessness Edition at The Better Block
Dallas’ live version of The Daily Show tackles one of the city’s biggest hot button issues at this comedy event. — CG

Tony Ferraro & the Excellent Champions at Dan’s Silverleaf
With everything happening in the music scene in Denton, tune-junkies need a little reprieve at a familiar spot. Mr. Ferraro and Quantum Creep are bringing the vibes, Dan’s is supplying the drinks, now all the need is you. — SJ

Dallas Intern Celebration at Eastwood’s
It’s a celebration, bitches! All the hard work of getting conference room chairs and brewing early morning coffee for the big-wigs has paid off for 2016 Dallas interns, hopefully. Take a break, kids; you’ve earned it. — SJ

Cover photo via Tony Williams’ Instagram.
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