Friday, August 22, 2014

This Weekend

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  • Urban Appeal: Celebrate Uptown

    Catch this love fest for the thriving neighborhood with a Sip & Stroll including discounts and free swag.

    Geek chic: Friday, New Wave nerd rockers
    The Spazmatics (pictured) take the stage after DJ Mastah Steph and John Lefler.

    Sip & Stroll Tonight 6-8p. West Village, 3699 McKinney Ave., Uptown. Free. Concert Fri 5-10p. CityPlace, 2711 N. Haskell Ave., Uptown (214-871-2825). $10-40 here.

    Nearby: Max’s Wine Dive; Village Burger Bar; Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

  • Lone Star Great: Real. Texas. Festival.

    Celebrate everything Lone Star State with concerts, rodeo events, and a barbecue cook-off.

    Rim shot: The Cowboys and Chrome Car Show showcases nearly 100 street rods, customs, classics and motorcycles.

    Fri 5-11p & Sat 10a-11p. Rodeo Center, 1818 Rode Dr., Mesquite (972-216-6499). $20
    here.

    Nearby: Country Burger; Texas Roadhouse; Cheddar’s Casual Café

  • Menu Rollout: Texas Food Truckin’ Fest

    Park in one spot for a vast array of mobile food, ranging from empanadas to Vietnamese fusion, to one all about bacon.

    Tail grazing Party: Music from live bands and beer available for purchase round out the day-long dining experience.

    Fri 4-10p & Sat 11a-9p. Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington (972-726-4377). $10
    here.

    Nearby: BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar; Bikinis Sports Bar; Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub

  • Mean Streak: Lisa Lampanelli

    There’s “ladylike,” and then there’s Lisa Lampanelli, who serves up her own brand of rude and crude comedy.

    Social sneak peek: Get a taste of Lisa’s biting wit with a quick visit to her
    Tumblr page or Twitter account.

    Fri 8p. Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St., Downtown (214-670-3687). $50-115
    here.

    Nearby: Wild Salsa; Pecan Lodge; Campisi’s Restaurant

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