‘Beautiful the Musical’ at Bass Hall
1 It’s the touring production of the Tony- and Grammy-winning Carole King musical her fans have been waiting for, with the story of the singer-songwriter’s life and hits such as “So Far Away” and “It’s Too Late” unfolding on the stage. It runs Tuesday through Sept. 17. Tickets are $50-$148.50. Bass Hall, 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com
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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
2 Get the inside scoop on art, architecture and art history at this annual lecture series. This year’s talks kick off with Fort Worth artists Ed and Linda Blackburn interviewing TCU art history expert Mark Thistlethwaite at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Reserved tickets are $5; any remaining tickets are free after 5 p.m. (limit two). The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org
Friday on the Green
3 This free community event featuring live music, food trucks, beer and wine, as well as more than two dozen vendors, is starting its ninth season on Magnolia Green, a space at 1201 Lipscomb St. (between Magnolia Avenue and Rosedale Street). The tunes come from Jake Paleschic, Jacob Furr, Taylor Craig Mills and Summer Dean. It’s 6-10 p.m. Friday, and it’s free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for the music. www.nearsouthsidefw.org
Fall Gallery Night
4 The art crowd comes out in force for this twice-a-year event that takes place at Tarrant County’s museums, galleries and spaces such as the galleries of the UNT Health Science Center, UTA, TCU and Tarrant County Colleges. Shows include the Fort Worth Art Collective’s pop-up at Grackle Art Gallery. Most will be open noon-9 p.m. Saturday. Find the gallery night program, more details and a handy-dandy map at http://www.fwada.com.
FWSO’s Hadelich Plays Mendelssohn
5 Violinist Augustin Hadelich helps conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra open their new season this weekend with a program featuring Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff and Elgar. Concerts are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Bass Hall. $23-$88. 330 E. Fourth St., Fort Worth. 817-665-600; www.fwsymphony.org
Free music at Levitt Pavilion
6 Americana duo the Roosevelts, Texas country singer-songwriter Deryl Dodd and Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba keep the beat going for this free concert series. The Roosevelts perform Friday, Dodd and his band Saturday and Cuba on Sunday. All concerts start at 8 p.m. Bring coolers and lawn chairs or blankets. Parking is free, on the streets around Founders Plaza. 100 W. Abram St., Arlington. levittpavilionarlington.org
‘Bonnie & Clyde: The End’
7 Photos Do Not Bend Gallery in Dallas opens an exhibit of considerable local interest featuring the legendary crime duo known to their families as Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow. The photographs include a postmortem shot of the couple deserving of a “parental discretion” label. Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. Saturday. The show runs through Nov. 11. 154 Glass St., Suite 104, Dallas. 214-969-1852; pdnbgallery.com
‘Robocop’ 30th anniversary screening
8 Yes, 30. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema elevates the experience of watching this classic movie about a good cop (star Peter Weller) done wrong with a live appearance from Weller and an outdoor screening at Dallas City Hall, where scenes for the movie were shot. 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets, $50 each, are at www.eventbrite.com. Dallas City Hall is at 1500 Marilla St., Dallas.
An Evening With Ann Patchett
9 Is this really the name of the event? Well, no, but to the legions of Patchett faithful, it might as well be. Dallas indie bookstore Interabang Books caps a weekend of grand-opening events with an appearance by the bestselling author, a bookstore owner in her own right. (Patchett will not be signing books, however.) 6-9 p.m. Monday. 10720 Preston Road, Suite 1009-B, Dallas. 214-484-4289; interabangbooks.com
Bands on the Bricks
10 Here’s another open air/free music opportunity — this time in downtown Fort Worth. The music comes from singer Ricki Derek, who has built a following at area jazz clubs, and the bricks are contributed by Sundance Square, with its family-friendly ambiance. It’s 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. 420 Main St., Fort Worth. sundancesquare.com