It’s never too hot for art.
What: A Farmers Branch-based mother-daughter-daughter trio cover the party planning bases with whimsical custom paper goods (stationery, invites, personalized stamps) and serious shutterbug skills.
Why: Buy or rent hand-painted party signs made with salvaged barn wood.
When: Family matters.
Where: At thethree.co.
Gorilla Vs. Bear II
What: The Texas music blog hosts its second concert series highlighting talents both established and under the radar, such as female-centric acts Taken by Trees and Laurel Halo.
Why: Portland’s electronic duo Glass Candy alone is worth the entrance fee.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave. Tickets ($24) at tickets.granadatheater.com or at the door ($29).
BUY (and SUPPORT)
Art in the City
What: Bid on affordable works by 30 artists during a silent auction downtown.
Why: Part of ticket sales supports Coventry Reserve, which provides stimulating activities for special needs adults to promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth.
When: Sat., 7-11 p.m.
Where: Janette Kennedy Gallery, South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar St. Tickets ($30) at the door.
The Wonder Bread Years
What: Pat Hazell, acclaimed playwright and one of the original writers behind Seinfeld, unloads his witty material about baby boomers, Americana, and pop culture.
Why: Good, clean fun (cue the Lawn Jarts jokes).
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: Bass Performance Hall, McDavid Studio, 301 E. 5th St., Fort Worth. Tickets ($22-$38.50) at basshall.com.
Photo: Courtesy of The Three