Social media and meme culture insists that tacos are best enjoyed on Tuesdays. This is nonsense. Tacos are suitable for any day of the week, and if your taste for the popular Mexican wrap is a beast that needs feeding (see what we did there?), you’re in the right spot.
Stranger Things, Netflix’s latest foray into original programming, is one of its most impressive series thus far. The story takes place in the 1980s in a small town in Indiana, where everyone knows each other. After a peculiar incident involving the disappearance of a young boy (Noah Schnapp), a chain of mysterious events tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community.
Larry McCarty, who has been tracing his own family lineage for about 30 years, will lead “African American Genealogical Research and Its Inhibitors,” a free genealogy workshop Saturday at Emily Fowler Central Library.
Texas singer Pat Green plays the final Lone Star Music Series on Saturday at Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Parkway in Grand Prairie. Green will take the stage after the final horse race. The show is free with admission to the races. Admission costs $5 before 8 p.m. and $20 after. You must be 18 to get into the park without an adult guardian. For tickets, visit www.lonestarpark.com.
The theme of ever-rising debauchery is one of the most popular story lines for American comedy films (see Neighbors or The Hangover). Writers of the genre love to shock viewers with outlandish events that continue to push the boundaries of belief as the movies proceed.
Tonight, Denton Western swing and folk duo Bonnie and Nick Norris will perform the final concert of this year’s Twilight Tunes concert series. The series, in its 23rd season, presents free weekly concerts in May and June, sponsored by local businesses. Tonight’s family-friendly concert is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the Locust Street side of the Courthouse on the Square lawn, at 110 W. Hickory St.
Any project with Steven Spielberg’s name attached to it is bound to get some attention. The BFG may be one of his biggest films yet. Not only is it considered one of the most significant works from famed children’s author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), but it also marks Spielberg’s reunion with E.T. screenwriter Melissa Mathison (who died shortly after production wrapped) and the director’s latest collaborative effort with Mark Rylance, now an Academy Award winner for Bridge of Spies.