Preston Hollow resident Ben Fountain will answer questions and sign copies of his book, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Thursday at the Dallas Arboretum as part of the Morning News’ summer book club program. The forum is free, but you must register. Email Rachel Watkins at rwatkins@dallasnews.com or call 214.977.8152.

tornado remnants used for art: Facebook

tornado remnants used for art: Facebook

Watch a free concert from the band Calhoun and see the Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, and Martin Short classic “The Three Amigos” under the stars at the Nasher on Friday from 6 p.m.-midnight.

Look at remnants from the tornadoes that struck earlier this year in Texas and Oklahoma. “Picking up the Pieces,” an art auction featuring over 100 pieces of artwork donated by North Texas artists, will be held this Saturday night at 6 p.m. at the Gallery at Midtown. The auction will benefit tornado survivors in Cleburne, Texas and Shawnee, Oklahoma. Call 469.374.0491 or click here for more information.

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