Take It Eazy.
Ever wonder why coffee makes you poop? To oversimplify things, caffeine, dairy products and the acidic nature of the beans are each diuretics on their own. When combined in a cup of morning Joe, it’s a trifecta of intestine-emptying proportions.
Now you know!
Ever find yourself looking for what to do for fun in the middle of the week — like, say, a random Tuesday night in June? There’s lots to do if you know where to look. Keep scrolling for a few ideas to get you started.
Now you know! — Cory Graves
G-Eazy, Logic at Gexa Energy Pavilion
Summer isn’t forever, but you can still try to savor it and really make the most of it while it’s here. G-Eazy and Logic probably had a similar mindset when planning their impending Endless Summer tour. With his Broadway-like backdrops, G-Eazy, in particular, makes you feel like you’re seeing something bigger than just another rap show. — Calvin Cashen
Bullitt at The Magnolia
There’s no denying that Steve McQueen is the epitome of cool. The actor’s 1968 crime-thriller Bullitt screens tonight as part of the theater’s long-running Big Movie series. — CC
Kevin Morby at Dada
Earlier this year, Kevin Morby’s latest output Singing Saw received the coveted seal of approval from critics and casual listeners alike. The next logical career move is to tour the hell out of the record, right? Hence the organic singer-songwriter hitting Dada. — CC
Venom Inc at Trees
Never heard of Venom? Here’s a convincing bit of trivia: Venom was the first group to coin the loosely defined sub-genre of black metal. Thirty-seven years later, the collective is still on the tour rounds — well, kind of. This version, called Venom Inc, features two original members and a third mid-period member. Still, they keep on scaring parents and inspiring theistic satanism every step of the way, so that’s something. — CC
Oysters & Martinis at Dallas Fish Market
DFM chef Richard Triptow promises to show you “a new way to eat oysters” here, while the joint’s mixologists whip up specially paired martini accompaniments. The casual chic dress code makes us think it’s something a little more elaborate than Tabasco and a cracker. — CG
Dallas Beer Dinner at Nickel & Rye
Deep Ellum Brewing Co. plus WhistlePig’s craft rye whiskey plus four courses of carefully paired dishes. Full menu available at the link above. — CG
The Monkees at Winspear Opera House
Hey, hey, it’s those guys that just released an album of tunes written by Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, XTC’s Andy Partridge, Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger and Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard among others. — CG
The Skid Kid at Alamo Drafthouse (Dallas)
Shot on Super 8, this lo-fi ’90s superhero flick features a hero that scoots around town on his butt thanks to a pair of magic motorcycle boots. — CG
The Cable Guy 20th Anniversary Medieval Feast at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
There were no utensils in medieval times, hence there are no utensils at Alamo’s 20th anniversary feast celebrating the movie that caused Ben Stiller to rethink his decision to pursue directing. — CG
Green Hour Residency at Dan’s Silverleaf
Back in town for some Advanced Sommelier training is current Seattle resident Robert Gomez. The Denton native and onetime Sarah Jaffe backing band member is getting his old band back together for the occasion. — CG
Joe Milazzo at The Wild Detectives
Poets Joe Milazzo and Paul Koniecki will discuss their craft in honor of the former’s new collection, The Habiliments. — CG
Supporters of Susan Hawk’s Resignation at MLK Business Center
For the third (fourth?) time during her brief tenure as Dallas’ District Attorney, Susan Hawk is on an indefinite leave to attend rehab. This group wants to figure out a way to get her out of office before August 18, which would allow the citizens of Dallas to elect a new DA in the upcoming election. The fear is that if Hawk resigns after that date, Governor Abbot will get to pick her replacement. — CG