The Dude abides, for one night only, at the Texas Theatre Friday. Catch a 35-mm screening of “The Big Lebowski.” The theater also has a performance from Zhora Saturday.

The Wild Detectives writers from literary magazine the Grub Street Grackle starting at 3 p.m. Saturday.

East Dallas-based Home By Hovercraft perform at the Kessler Saturday, Aug. 16.

J. Charles and the Trainrobbers perform at the Foundry Saturday.