Saturday 09.19


Outrageous Wendy Ho wants you to save her feral pussy (er, she means cat)

Wendy Ho is the kind of entertainer who refers to “her greatest shits,” so it’s no wonder the comedic performer has teamed up with a cat rescue group for a show this weekend called Save My Feral Pussy! You can be a fan of felines and of funny ladies by supporting them both at the show at Barbara’s Pavillion in Oak Cliff.

Barbara’s Pavillion
325 Centre St. 9 p.m.

Friday 09.18 —Sunday 09.20


Raise a glass to Oktoberfest

If Pride parades aren’t your thing no reason you have to hole up in your house all weekend. Addison Oktoberfest (in September!) arrives this weekend with loads of beer, brats, music and more. It’s a German-themed foodie festival with a Teutonic tradition that’ll make you fat and happy.

4970 Addison Circle Drive.
For a complete schedule of events, visit

Wednesday 09.23 —Sunday 10.04


Musical adaptation of ‘Matilda’ makes North Texas debut

Roald Dahl specialized in subversive children’s literature, from Wonka to giant peaches, and the creators of Matilda The Musical — based on one of Dahl’s books — have captured that spirit. Consider, for instance, that the neglected but resilient young heroine faces off against a stern headmistress … played by a man. The Broadway production of this show won four Tony Awards, and the national tour settles into the Winpear for a comfortable run.

Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
Sept. 23–Oct. 4

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition September 18, 2015.