Show You Crazy.

Feeling stressed by today’s political climate? You should listen to this song by Macaroni Union. It’s been specifically crafted by music therapists with carefully selected “harmonies, rhythms, and bass lines help slow a listener’s heart rate, reduce blood pressure and lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.” It’s been said to reduce listeners’ stress levels by 61 percent.

That should put you in a good enough state of mind to help you feel like getting back out there and facing the rest of the night. And you’ll definitely want that after you see everything going on. — Cory Graves

Bebe Rexha at Trees
The owner of that unique voice that sings the hook on G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself and I” is here, and this time she’ll get to sing some verses and choruses, too. Daniel Skye and Spencer Ludwig open. — CG

Circa Survive at Gas Monkey Live
Change into your favorite black T-shirt, because tonight is the night for aggressively loud prog-rock, high-pitched voices and probably a feeling deep inside your gut that tells you that you should feel sad for some reason, all courtsey of Philly rockers Circa Survive, who are celebrating the tenth anniversary of On Letting Go. mewithoutyou and Turnover open. — Chelsea Upton

The Staves at Kessler Theater
Most conversations about The Staves, a folk rock trio of sisters from England, usually involves mentions of acts such as The Civil Wars and Bon Iver (both of whom they’ve toured with) or the similarly likeminded Mumford & Sons and/or Laura Marling. Fans and critics alike seem certain: This family act is spearheading the next big movement in that genre of folk heavyweights. And, certainly, these sisters have already made a name for themselves already with their perfectly in-unison harmonies that are just otherworldly. — Mikel Galicia

Royal Opera House: Il Trovatore at Angelika Film Center
Live opera, simulcasting the Italian-language Verdi classic to Dallas from England. — CG

VR Gaming at Wits End (Free)
In addition to the retro consoles available at each edition of this recurring game night, there’ll be eight-player Mario Kart on the big screen and, most exciting of all, some VR games. It’s free to get in, but first to sign up gets to play first, so expect a line. — CG

The Fifth Element at Alamo Drafthouse (Cedars)
I love every ridiculous aspect of this mid-’90s sci-fi blast. Futuristic space opera? Check. Outlandish costumes designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier? Oh yeah. A terrible Southern accent from Gary Oldman? It’s got that, too. And, of course, there’s also Milla Jovovich sending every straight ’90s boy’s puberty into overdrive. I miss fun sci-fi. Other than Jupiter Ascending, we don’t really get those anymore. So journey back to the ’90s before everything got so serious. — Kip Mooney

Billy Jenkins’ Birthday Celebration at Wild Acre Brewing Co.
New York-born Gen. William J. Worth was largely responsible for instilling the high standards West Point still evident today. He also commanded successful troops in the Mexican War, among other notable achievements that helped him become one of the most famous men in America in his day. For his troubles, the local cities of Fort Worth and Lake Worth were named in his honor, as well as at least six more American cities. He was born on March 1, which is why Wild Acre thinks you should celebrate with a can of its Billy Jenkins Session Bock today. — CG

Mad Max: Fury Road Movie Party at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
With Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller has created a masterpiece that can only be described as deliciously horrifying and woundingly beautiful. Oh, and definitely not the same Mad Max. In this latest installment of the Mad Max franchise, Max is very much still mad — but that’s about all this film has in common with the old Mel Gibson series, really. In fact, it’s better to forget everything you know about the original films up to this point altogether before viewing Fury Road. One thing that’s definitely new this time is through the film’s portrayal of women. Feminists will surely rejoice in Miller’s cast of strong, able-bodied, badass women taking care of business: Fury Road centers mostly on Furiosa — a Charlize Theron that is almost unrecognizable at first, covered in dirt and adorned with a G.I. Jane style haircut — rather than Tom Hardy’s Max, himself. — Diamond Victoria

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