Jock Jokes: Shaquille O’Neal’s All Star Comedy Jam
Shaq is back, bringing some of the biggest names in comedy to one stage for one night only.
Stand-up smorgasbord: Enjoy a funnyman lineup ranging in styles from Bruce Bruce to Gary Owen.
Tonight 8p. Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Pl., Grand Prairie (972-854-5050). $40-55 here.
Nearby: Dave’s Backroom Bar; Linda’s Lounge; Diamond Bar and Grill
Blood Types: Valentine’s Day Massacre at Moxley Manor
Haunted houses aren’t just for Halloween when these guys turn the Hallmark holiday for lovers into a day of blood and guts.
Liquid courage: Steady your nerves at nearby Toadies Bar and Grill where “Sex with a Toad” shots are only $3.25.
Tonight-Sat 7p. Moxley Manor, 510 Harwood Rd, Bedford (682-231-1313). $15 here.
Nearby: Buffalo Wild Wings; Bizzi’s Wine and Cheese; Papa G’s Sports Bar & Grill
Lens Envy: Thin Line Film Fest
The final weekend of this documentary festival includes Backyard Blockbusters, a shoutout to fan fiction.
Snap shot: Attend Sat’s Docu-Denton 7K to see what teams of filmmakers created on a random subject shot and edited in just 7,200 minutes.
Tonight-Sun. Various times. 5012 Pebble Beach Tr., Denton (888-893-4560). $8 single, $50 weekend pass here.
Nearby: Don Camillo Italian Cuisine; Angelina’s Mexican Restaurant; Fry Street Tavern
Snakes on a Plaza: Chinese New Year Celebration
Ring in the Chinese Year of the Snake at this downtown festival sponsored by the Crow Collection After Dark.
Fangs for the memories: Create paper lanterns, watch the dragon parade and dancing snake puppets, or listen to a Chinese orchestra.
Fri 6p-midnight. 2010 Flora St. (between Harwood & Olive), Downtown (214-979-6430). Free.
Nearby: Stephan Pyles; Dallas Museum of Art; The Greek