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    NAPA, CA - OCTOBER 9: The "legs" of a glass of wine reflect onto the side of a fermenting tank at Artesa Winery October 9, 2007 in Napa, California. Wineries in the Napa Valley are in the midst of harvesting their 2007 crop, a year that many are predicting will be a stellar vintage. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    ONLY SENSIBLE: Not sure how Bishop Arts could work in a dupe during a pedestrian-friendly open house with wine flowing, but First Thursday has fallen on April Fools day, so April Fools Wine Walk it is. We can confirm it is indeed Make's 5th birthday, so the discounts and freebies promised for the celebration from 7-10PM are, by all accounts, legit. Pay $5 for a glass and sample wine while -- seriously -- running errands, as AnyTime Fitness and Green Pet stay open late alongside boutiques like Indigo 1745 and Zola's Everyday Vintage. Core festivities are on from 6-9PM.

    ART FOR LIVES: Reel FX Creative Studios Deep Ellum joins its sister branch in Santa Monica in promoting the second annual A Canvas for a Cause. The repeat beneficiary for the Dallas chapter, Children's Medical Center, enjoyed a 98 percent sell rate on works by local artists last year, so the folks at Reel have added a silent auction for paintings and photography and proceeds will also be passed in full to the hospital. 7-10PM.

    HIGH SCORE: If hipster gamers had an anthem, Florene's "Deal With It" would be a heavy contender. But that doesn't mean the song -- or any others they make -- are fit to sit around to. The Denton duo is part of a crop of DFW groups who make electronic music come alive in clubs -- less "hiding behind the boards" than "coming out from behind the boards and taking an axe to your ears." Crystal Castles is an easy comparison that's made often, but Florene has a punk performance spirit that transcends the pretension innate to such a glam-sounding genre. With My Empty Phantom, Kashio Boy and Gallery Cat. Dan's Silver Leaf, $5, 9PM.