This weekend: Beer and wine, market, Go West Fest, The Relatives

Here are two opportunities for free beer and wine tastings. Chelsmati’s Wine Market is hosting Brotherhood Winery Friday, April 6, for a tasting at 6 p.m. RSVP to chelsmati@gmail.com or call or text 214.923.9814. Next door, North Oak Cliff Beer and Wine is celebrating National Beer Day Saturday, April 7, with tastings from Rahr & Sons, Southern Star and Kronenbourg 1664, plus six wines.

Oil & Cotton hosts The Writers Garret at 6 p.m. Friday with readings from Dan Boehl and Ryan Call. It’s free.

The Bishop Arts Saturday Market is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. near Oddfellows.

Go West Fest, a music festival in a West Dallas warehouse, features 10 Dallas-based bands. It starts at 3 p.m. Saturday and goes until 1 a.m. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 Saturday. Performers include Home By Hovercraft, Homespun Remedies, J. Charles and the Trainrobbers and Somebody’s Darling.

The Davis Foundry opens an exhibit from Oak Cliff-based artist Loren Thrasher Saturday. “Black Magic” features wooden sculptures “utilizing organic and geometric shapes.” The exhibit runs through May 26, and an artist reception is from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 14.

Austin-based band Bee vs. Moth wrote a new score to an old silent film, “The Oyster Princess.” It debuted at SXSW, and it screens at the Texas Theatre Saturday at 9 p.m.

If you missed The Relatives, a rediscovered gospel group from West Dallas, at Bridge-O-Rama or whatever, here is another chance to see them. The Relatives perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Kessler.


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