The Nasher released its Summer/Fall schedule of 'til Midnight events today, and there's some real gems in there. The late night series is a Dallas staple that pairs live bands, great movies and free admission on the third Friday evening of each month. The next six are a strong collection, from Bringing Up Baby to Moonrise Kingdom and Life of Pi, you have a lovely blend of new an old. But on August 16th, things get extra frisky.
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That's when the Nasher screens The Three Amigos -- which everyone knows is the greatest film about three silent film actors who mistakenly travel to Mexico to accidentally battle a brutal villain due to an underfunded telegraph message through song and dance that's ever been made.
Mark 9 p.m., August 16th on your calendar and spend an evening under the stars with Lucky Day, Dusty Bottoms and Ned Nederlander as they croon in the desert and sew like the wind. (Go early and hear live music by Calhoun). Maybe, just maybe, someone will let you kiss them on the veranda, even though the lips would be fine.
Here's the entire Summer/Fall music and movie calendar for the Nasher, which all cheapskates should bookmark.
7 - 9 pm Live Concert
May 17: Air Review, Indie Rock;
June 21: Salim Nourallah & TheTreefort 5, Pop/Rock, Folk
July 19: Oil Boom, Garage Rock
August 16: Calhoun, Blend of Rock, Pop, and Alt-Country
September 20 Southland Swing Band, Swing
October 18: Special 10th Anniversary 'til Midnight featuring two bands
9 - 11 pm Movie in the Garden Bring a blanket for comfortable seating in the Garden for the featured movie on the Jumbo screen.
May 17: Life of Pi, PG
June 21: Moonrise Kingdom, PG-13
July 19: Cars, G
August 16: Three Amigos, PG
September 20: Bringing Up Baby, G
October 18: Special 10th Anniversary 'til Midnight, no movie
7:30 & 9:30 pm Social Media Scavenger Hunt Participate in the social media scavenger hunts for your chances to win Nasher prizes.
6 - 9:30 pm Picnics and Snack Bites by Wolfgang Puck Catering Picnic baskets that include artisan cheeses, gourmet crackers, grapes, pasta and potato salads, specialty breads and chocolate covered strawberries can be pre-ordered before at 214.242.5144 or enjoy on site salads, sandwiches, snacks and beverages available for purchase.
'til Midnight at the Nasher is presented by Title Sponsor Cirro Energy with radio support from 91.7 KXT, the broadcasting station operated by North Texas Public Broadcasting, offering a mix of acoustic, alt-country, indie rock, alternative and world music.