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We've long referred to beer as the breakfast of champions. Now, Wheaties is making it official, launching its own craft hefeweizen. Get it? Cuz both are made from wheat.

Now you can pound brews just like your favorite athletes and weekend warriors. Speaking of, you should probably go ahead and swing for the fences this weekend. There's a lot going on and, well, you've earned it, champ. — Cory Graves

Kevin Hart at American Airlines Center
Does Kevin Hart need an introduction? Maybe, perhaps there's a Central Track reader who just woke up from a coma and this is what they're looking at and, well, let me tell you. Kevin Hart is the biggest name in comedy right now and one of the most gifted stand up comedians alive. The name of the special itself is a call to all of his success. What no? What's next? Hopefully, we'll get a great deal of laughs for years to come. — H. Drew Blackburn

Telegraph Canyon (Album Release) at Granada Theater
Rolling Stone thinks Telegraph Canyon has pretty “irresistible choruses,” so it's no wonder the band's music has been featured in several films and TV shows since its formation back in 2010. Recently the band released its first new batch of tunes in six years, a feat worthy of celebrating with a headlining performance at the Granada. Parallel Play and Blue Healer open. — Diamond Victoria

Pat Green (Album Release) at Good Records (Free)
Semi-local country star Pat Green has a new album. To celebrate the release of Home, Green plays Good Records to perform an in-store set full of the new material. Following that performance, he'll totally sign the copy of the album you just bought so catch him while he's hot and playing just about every record shop in the state, all of which for free. — Evan Henry

Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green Park (Free)
Reoccurring monthly, weather-permitting, is Friday on the Green a local summer concert series gracing Fort Worth's Magnolia Green Park. For this installment, Oil Boom, close out an evening of fine 817-centric tunes that's sure to be fun for the whole family. Lucky for you, the whole night's free. Bring your own lawn chair, pets and cash for the food trucks. — EH

Arden Myrin at Hyena's (Dallas)
Frequent guest on Comedy Central's @midnight and Chelsea Lately , Arden Myrin, is taking the stage at Hyena's Dallas tonight. You may have also seen her appear in Orange is the New Black and Reno 911 . Myrin is best described as simply a silly girl with some good jokes to match. Check her out for free tonight. — DV

Popcorn & Pasties: A Film Strip at Sons of Hermann Hall
Burlesque is an art form in itself. At Sons today you can watch the Plumb Askew Revue pay homage to their favorite films during their routines. Grab some popcorn, grab a seat and check out these ladies' moves. The esteemed Black Mariah headlines. — HDB

Jill Scott at Verizon Theatre
Jill Scott's been around for fifteen years belting out powerful R&B and soul numbers. There's been some serious hardware to come from it in the form of Grammys as well. In support of her fifth studio album, Woman, Scott takes Grand Prarie on a long walk around the park after dark. — Lauren Kuehmeier

Jurassic Park at Inwood Theatre
I think we can all pretty much remember the first time we saw Jurassic Park. For an entire generation, watching that film stands as one of the seminal movie-going experiences of their whole lives. Me? I still vividly remember the theater my parents and I went to for our viewing. Then there's the whole industry side of the spectrum: In that regard, Jurassic Park exists as one of the most influential movies of the modern era, a film that showcased just how compelling CGI models could be on screen. So, yeah, to call the franchise a beloved one is a pretty safe bet. — Javier Fuentes

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin at Three Links
Does someone still love Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin? Their indie pop perfectionism momentarily taught us how to live in a post Shins apocalypse, but is there still a place for them in this increasingly electronic word? I suppose that question will be answered for more than a few folks tonight when they band hits Deep Ellum. The Black Frames open. — CG

Erik Barnes & Friends at The Library Bar
Erik Barnes says he reads the audience first before choosing which songs he'll play. From where he's sitting, there could be love birds out for a romantic night or maybe just some people coming off of work and wanting some fun. He's been around for a couple decades or so and has accumulated quite the following during his stint at the Warwick Melrose's famed Library Bar. In fact to mark his 20th anniversary tickling the ivories at the bar tonight, he's playing with some friends tonight, including opera singers, blues harmonica players and a saxophonist. — DV

Downtown Dallas Tunnel Tour
For more than 30 years now, workers in Downtown Dallas have made use of the Dallas Pedestrian Network to get back and forth between their cars and the office. Known colloquially as “the tunnels,” the 36-block, three-mile network of underground tunnels and sky bridges doesn't necessarily live up to its full potential. Not everyone shares our opinion, though. Michael Sitarzewski thinks the “Over Under District” is one of the city's jewels, and is full of ideas how the network can help enrich Dallas' walkable reputation. This Friday — as he does once a month — Sitarzewski will lead a free-to-attend, three-hour walking tour of the tunnels, where he'll share some of his visions for the tunnels' future. — CG

The Outsiders at Texas Theatre
S.E. Hilton's classic novel later adapted for the screen by Hollywood patriarch, Francis Ford Coppola, The Outsiders, makes its way to the Texas Theatre in all of its 35mm glory. Watch class warfare in its most microscopic form as the greasers and the rich kids rivalry unfolds. A greasers vs socs sock hop follows in the lobby. — HDB

Asleep at the Wheel at Billy Bob's
Asleep at the Wheel has been truckin' along in the country scene for a while, with nine Grammys since 1970 to show for it. Its most popular single was “The Letter That Johnny Walker Read” back in 1975, which charted at the ten spot on the Hot Country Singles charts. Originally from West Virginia, the band is now based in Austin. They're sort of the quintessential outfit you'd imagine on Billy Bob's stage, so check 'em out tonight. — DV

Buffalo Ruckus at Double Wide
Buffalo Ruckus has been described as a mixture of Soundgarden and Vince Gill. This is fairly accurate. It's almost a blend of psych, postmodern rock and country. If that tickles your fancy, you'll want to check 'em out tonight at Double Wide. — DV

Michael Angelo Batio at Trees
Not satisfied with just being the most wanking-est guitarist on the planet, Batio developed a technique that's enabled him to shred on two guitar necks at once. Yup, you'll get two solos for the price of one. More for your money I guess. — CG

Do I Sound Gay? at Texas Theatre
Some could argue that the tone, cadence and timbre of some gay men's' voices are recognizable almost immediately. Do I Sound Gay? from director David Thorpe explores why that is. It's got interviews with George Takei, Dan Savage, Tim Gunn and other familiar faces. What makes anyone sound the way they do? Find out tonight at Texas Theatre in this original, thoughtful and honest documentary. — DV

Pop-Up Art Spot at Dallas Museum of Art
Visiting museums is fun, sure, but it's whole lot of lookin' around. What about being a part of it all? The Dallas Museum of Art is letting you get your hands dirty with a Pop-Up Art Spot every Saturday. If you feel inspired by the art around you, join in for some creative writing, sketching and good old fashioned fun today on the fourth floor landing. — DV

The Official Vampire Diaries Convention at Westin Park Central Hotel
Meet and greet CW blood-suckers like Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Daniel Gillies and half-a-dozen more members of the The Vampire Diaries at this weekend-long superfan convention. — CG

Thunder Road at Barley House
It's all Boss all night. You know your heart's been hungry for this shit and this local Springsteen cover band will have you dancing in the dark for the duration of the evening. — CG

Timmy Trumpet at Lizard Lounge
Most house DJs get a bad wrap for not actually being real musicians. And let's be real, a lot of fake DJ-ing happens courtesy of countless wannabe playlisters. That's not the case with Timmy Trumpet, who earned his name thanks to the fact that he blasts a real live trumpet over his mixes. That's not something you see every day. — CG

Vorvon, Duell, Tungsten Wake at Lola's
Super heavy here, man. Vorvon makes some super brilliant stoner rock and throwback metal. The band's two bassists helps drive home the point that these dudes aren't fucking around. Take a trip back to the days of Led Zep and Black Sabbath with these sadisticly good tunes at Lola's in Funky Town. Duell and Tungsten Wake open. HDB

Snow Wite, The Daddyo's, Pearl Earl, Bare Mountan at The cOoompound
The self-proclaimed house party of the summer features a couple of touring acts (LA's Snow Wite and Tulsa's The Daddyo's) and Denton faves in Pearl Earl and Bare Mountain, the latter of which will be performing its first-ever full band set. Bring five bones for the traveling bands, your own booze and a DD if you're nasty. — CG

Taylor Williamson at Dallas Comedy House
Typically on America's Got Talent, you'll come across somebody of the singing variety. Then there's some goofy idiot who thinks the weird thing that they do is an actual talent rather than some weird thing they do. Then after that, there's comedians. Taylor Williamson was unanimously selected to advance during the show's eighth season and ended up finishing in second place. Before that, he was a contestant on Last Comic Standing. Check out the supreme talent of America at the new Dallas Comedy House. — HDB

Star Wars Weekend at Globe Life Park
Darth Vader and friends may have the force, but in this 100-degree weather, will that be enough to keep them cool in the midst of a baseball game? Find out this weekend as Star Wars-themed post game fireworks shows, free T-shirts and costumed characters will be part of the festivities. May the force be with the Rangers all weekend long. — EH

Snow tha Product at Trees
In her new The Rest Comes Later mixtape, North Texas expat Snow that Product raps plenty about her local ties. It also features production from the likes of Ty Dolla $ign and locals including Blue, the Misfit and SikWitIt. The opening cut from Blue also features an especially fierce bit of bilingual spitting that really makes the whole thing. Yeah, she's a fucking badass. — CG

.45 at Three Links
The music of Spector 45 lives again, if only for one night. The band's drummer, and last surviving member of the band's final lineup, Anthony Delabano, has reached out to the handful of former bassists and several other musicians that rolled through the group at one point or another and will now form .45 — a cover band, of sorts, that will resurrect the band's catalog for a special one-off show. The Assassins, Seis Pistos and Hello Lover round out the bill. — CG

The Velvet Teen at Dada
The Velvet Teen has been described as having a somewhat schizophrenic sound. The eclectic appeal of the band definitely hasn't been lost on most, with electronic and progressive influences. Young Tongue opens. — DV

Bullet Machine, It Hurts to Be Dead, Turd Cutter, Wolfs at Crown and Harp (Free)
Proclaimed to “give you a flying roundhouse kick to the face,” are local punk misfits Bullet Machine, It Hurts To Be Dead, Turd Cutter and Wolfs. Lucky for you, this ventures totally free for those over the age of 21. So if chilling with a bunch of dirty punks all night is your thing, well there you have it. — EH

Ride For Dime at
For the eleventh year now, this annual charity motorcycle ride benefiting charities once near and dear to fallen Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott gets kicked off at 9 a.m. at Longhorn Harley Davidson in Grand Prairie. The parade will pass by Dimebag's old house as well as the gates of the cemetery in which he now rests on the way to the all-day metal show that features The Fucking Pantera Cover Band among a whole bunch of others. — CG

Oral Fixation: Best of Season 4 at Horchow Auditorium
Get your head out of the gutter, Oral Fixation's material is (mostly) PG-13. Tonight, the seven best fan-voted stories from the “true life tales” series' fourth season will be performed by their respective authors. What better way to get ready for next month's Season 5 kickoff show than with some of the series' cream of the crop? — Chase Whale

Punk Rock Karaoke at Crown and Harp (Free)
Think you do a pretty decent Johnny Rotten, Henry Rollins or, hell, Chrissie Hynde? You do? Well, this one's for you. All you have to do is show up, wait for your live backing band to start up, and scream your head off. It's really that easy. Oh, and be sure to get there early, as the band will only do each of the available songs on its list once. — Stephen Young

Robert Johnson Revue w/ Steven Johnson at Encore Park
Considered the “King of the Delta Blues,” Blues legend Robert Johnson still hosts plenty of influence. Enough of which for Encore Park, within the Harwood district of Dallas to host an evening dedicated to the blues-man with performances from his grandson Steven Johnson, Holland K. Smith and more. By no means is it cheap, but entirely soulful. — EH

Toga Party at The Foundry (Free)
It's a night of apple bobbing, photos booths and costume contests tonight at The Foundry with their Toga party. If you missed out on the classic Greek theme at college parties, nows the chance to redeem yourself. — DV

THEM! Custom Classics Display at Texas Ale Project (Free)
Custom cars can veer off into looking incredibly corny. I mean, just check out, the corny shit that Pimp My Ride shelled out. But, custom classics are another story, the beasts are almost always a thing of beauty. Check out the classic cars with some craft beers as well. Go ahead and thank TexasAle Project for this cool ass event. — HDB

Chalk Art Festival at West 7th Fort Worth
Typically it's things that resemble childhood that tend to stick so close. This weekend, one of those things happens to be a festival dedicated to chalk art. Yes, those powdery sticks of pigment that children use to paint with on the sidewalk. But instead of children, adults are the ones getting down on their knees to create elaborate works that are intended to stay up throughout the month. Capture your youth with this throwback activity. — EH

The Relatives at Kessler Theater
A week after he finished recording his vocal parts for The Relatives' new LP, Goodbye World, founding member Gean West died. The rest of the band, however, lives on, even bringing back original guitarist Charles Ray “Gypsy” Mitchell after a four-decade absence. Ten-piece OK outfit Matt Stansberry & The Romance opens. — CG

The Life & Death Tour at Sons of Hermann Hall
It's been more than nine years since Massachusetts melodic hardcore outfit Bane has released a full-length album. Last summer, though, the band dropped what it's calling its fourth and final LP. For now, they say, the plan is to keep touring for years to come, which is definitely a good thing. Turnstile, Backtrack, Forced Order, Mizery, Malfunction, Crown of Thornz and Vulgar Display all open this extra long show, which starts at 6:30 p.m. — Ashley Gongora

Fred Everything at It'll Do
Club kids and regulars at It'll Do will certainly have something to get off on this weekend as Canadian-born electronic producer Fred Everything makes a “special” birthday performance at the renowned Dallas dance club. So take to the club and exercise those buns. — EH

Real Genius at Alamo Drafthouse
Sure, there are plenty of movies and real-life examples of total slackers with high IQ's and such, but we're sure 1985's Real Genius takes the cake. Watch as Val Kilmer makes the discovery of a lifetime in this special 30th anniversary screening, and is threatened to lose it all as not only his classmates want the credit, while the military wants it for their own greedy purpose. But everyone quickly finds out they can't outsmart a “real genius” like Kilmer's character. — EH

Red Bull Air Race Virtual Reality Experience at Strokers
Next month, Fort Worth's Texas Motor Speedway will host another of Red Bull's high-speed, low-altitude aerial challenges. Ahead of that extreme air sportage, the Red Bull marketing team brings its Oculus Rift virtual reality flight simulator to Strokers. — CG

Dallas Brew Bus Endless Summer Tour (Sold Out)
Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this month's big yellow designated driver has already sold out all its seats. The good news is tickets just went on sale for September and October's editions. We'd go ahead and snag 'em sooner than later. — CG

Digital Crucifixion Listening Party at Epocha (Free)
Lord Byron's Digital Cruxifixion is a bit forward thinking and a bit nostalgic. Byron's lyrical prowess is on full display throughout the record, but the dark horse for the spotlight is the brilliant production. A few months after the release of his album, Byron invites us all to Epocha to celebrate the release of the best Dallas hip-hop album of the year. Oh, and it's all free. — HDB

Trash N' Trinkets at Double Wide
The making of tapestries — y'know, those knitted illustrations that old ladies can be seen making from time to time — is quite the art. In a public setting. You and all your friends can spend an afternoon crafting these pieces as Trash-o-rama gets crafty and make your own mini tapestry. Everyone is welcome to bring their own extra goodies to add. Atop that, drink specials accompany the afternoon. — EH

Moe's Customs Auto Fest at Dallas Convention Center
It seems as of late, people in Dallas have had this desire to blend car shows with hip hop and this weekend's Moe's Customs Auto Fest is no different. Do we really need another one? No, but it gives people something to look forward to, so maybe so. In any event, Rick Ross, Lil' Boosie and more perform that this day-long celebration of automotive heat. — EH

Phyllida Barlow: “tryst” at Nasher Sculpture Center
England's own Phyllida Barlow's “tryst” exhibit looks sort of like organized chaos. It doesn't make immediate sense, but it's close to impossible to not stare at with its jumble of bright colors. The exhibit is at the Nasher Sculpture Center, go check it out today. — DV

The Glass Menagerie at Theatre Three
Looking for more drama in your life? Well, Theatre Three presents Tennesse Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Maybe it's been a while since you were forced to read the tale in your high school theatre class or you're in the mood to listen to that old-timey dialect we seldom get enough of. There's only a week left, so grab a friend or go solo if you're still waiting on that gentleman caller. — LK

“The Art of Gay Entertainment” at Rose Marine Theater
For one night only, Fort Worth's Rose Marine Theater becomes host to an evening that celebrates gay entertainment. Benefiting Pride Week 2015 and QCinema, this fundraiser will feature all your favorite Mustache Envy and Panty Raid performers. — EH

Christian Lee Hutson, Vincent Neil Emerson, Jacob Furr at The Chat Room
Old soul Nashville singer-songwriter Christian Lee Hutson has been described as “George Jones was being channeled through a drunk and animated Conor Oberst.” He'll head up this show that features a couple of FtW badasses, to boot. — CG

Chefs for Farmers Mix Off! at DEC on Dragon
To kickoff ticket sales for this year's Chefs for Farmers event, Dallas' top mixologists will compete to create the event's official signature cocktail. Concurently, the city's top sous chefs will be embattled in a competition of their own. The good news — and you had to know this was coming — is that you, my friend, get to judge both with that discerning palate of yours. — CG
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