Thursday, October 23, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Rock 'n Roll: Dallas Derby Devils

    With the Battalion of Doom battling it out against the Wichita Falls Derby Dames, rest assured this isn't going to be a girlie fight.

    Playing with matches: Game one of the night is a mash-up of local league skaters in Animals vs. Machines.


    Sat 6:30p. Holiday Skatium, 2920 Carson St., Haltom City (817-838-5738). $12 here. $15 door. BYOB.

    Nearby: Genghis Grill; Bronco's Sports Bar & Grill; Flying Saucer Fort Worth

  • For the Dogs: Dash for the Beads

    Raise money for the soon-to-be-built Oak Cliff Dog Park while collecting beads along the 5K route.

    Garden of Beadin': Just like any good Mardi Gras event, this one ends with a beer-soaked afterparty.


    Sat 9a. Cedar Hill Ave. at W. 5th St., Oak Cliff. $30 here. Registration ends at 11:59p tonight.

    Nearby: Gloria's; Driftwood; Bolsa Mercado

  • Cup of Tease: 2013 Dallas Burlesque Festival

    Catch Bettina May, Ginger Valentine and Angi B. Lovely in this weekend-long event celebrating all things burlesque.

    Rewarding experience: Whether watching the Ruby Revue Burlesque Texas Tease Show or the Festival Awards, everyone's a winner.


    Fri-Sun. House of Blues, White Swan Building, 2200 N. Lamar St., Victory Park (214-978-2583). $19-100 here.

    Nearby: American Airlines Center; Cook Hall; Naga Thai

  • Religious Experience: Reverend Horton Heat

    The band that effortlessly mixes surf, country, punk, big band, and rockabilly continues their Stewed, Screwed and Tattooed tour.

    Last supper: Arrive early and dine on barbecue, steaks, catfish, and burgers capped off with ice-cold drafts.


    Sat 9p. Hank's Texas Grill, 1310 N. Central Expwy., McKinney (972-542-5144). $12-17 here.

    Nearby: Franconia Brewing Company; Landon Winery; Cadillac Pizza Pub

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