Take a bite out of summer with a 'Jaws' screening, food truck madness, 'Project Runway,' or the cool culture of modern dance.
1. Chicago and the Doobie Brothers: Two one-time massively popular bands who, when you hear their music now, make you wanna crank up the car radio will be takin' it to the streets, or at least Gexa Energy Pavilion, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 1818 First Ave., Dallas. $16.42-$204.15. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.
2. CD/FW Dance Exchange: A Choreographers Showcase: Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth's annual Modern Dance Festival closes its ninth year with an awesome lineup, including works by Daniel Nagrin, guest artist Bill Evans and Lonny Joseph Gordon. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. Free. 817-922-0944; www.cdfw.org.
3. Project Runway and Top Chef Masters: There are no Texas contestants that we can see on the new seasons of either show, and, yeah, both have been around awhile. But really, has any reality competition show come along to best these franchises? We think not. Project Runway Season 10 premieres 8 p.m. Thursday on Lifetime, and the fourth season of Top Chef Masters begins at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Bravo. www.mylifetime.com; www.bravotv.com.
4. The Understudy: Theresa Rebeck has been one of the "it" names in playwriting for a few years now, but her stock has gone up with her recent Broadway debut and being the head writer of NBC's Smash. Amphibian Stage Productions does the area premiere of her comedy The Understudy. Also of note, this will be the group's last show at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, as it opens in its new home in October. Thursday through Aug. 5. Sanders Theatre, 1300 Gendy St., Fort Worth. $15-$25. 817-923-3012; www.amphibianproductions.org.
5. Batman marathon: Fanboys and girls, as the third Christopher Nolan film in the franchise opens this week, Harkins Southlake 14 offers up its Ultimate Dark Knight Marathon. It begins at 6 p.m. Thursday with Batman Begins, and then it's The Dark Knight and, of course, the new flick, The Dark Knight Rises at midnight. Harkins Southlake Town Square, 1450 Plaza Place, Southlake. $20 for marathon, includes two popcorns. 817-310-0345; www.harkinstheatres.com.
6. Food-truck madness!: It's a big week for food-truck events. Friday-Sunday is the first Midtown Food Truck Fest, which will be the third weekend of each month, at Valley View Center in Dallas (www.midtownfoodtruckfest.com). Also, Texas Department of Agriculture's Go Texan program is kicking off its Restaurant Round-Up by sponsoring food-truck competitions at 2 p.m. Friday, at Cowtown Chow Down (www.cowtownfoodpark.com) and in the Dallas Arts District. And at 6-10 p.m. Saturday, there'll be a food-truck festival at Vitruvian Park in Addison (www.vitruvianpark.com).
7. Jaws: Da-duh. Da-duh. Da-duh. The ol' great white still scares the you-know-what out of us, despite much scarier things going on, like partisan bickering, the economy and how much media coverage certain celebrity divorces get. NRH
8. Tanya Tucker: We'll always remember her for Delta Dawn when she was a teenager, but that raspy voice still makes us smile. 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Billy Bob's Texas in the Stockyards. $12-$28. 817-624-7117; www.billybobstexas.com.
9. The Wonder Bread Years: Comedian and TV writer Pat Hazell (best known for Seinfeld) brings his one-man baby-boomer tribute to town. Wednesday through July 29. McDavid Studio, 301 E. Fifth St., Fort Worth. $22-$38.50. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
10. Last Summer on Earth Tour: Lots of mileage being gotten out of the whole Mayan end-of-the-world thing, including this tour of '90s AAA stalwarts Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Cracker and Big Head Todd & the Monsters. 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Gexa Energy Pavilion, 1818 First Ave., Dallas. $24.71-$97.42. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.
11. Gerhard Richter Painting: This documentary about the German painter -- whose work is included in the Modern's collection -- is this weekend's Magnolia screening. 6 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Saturday; noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. $8.50. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org.
12. USA Judo Junior Olympic 2012 National Championships: This is not a qualifier for the upcoming Olympics, but it's likely you'll see some of these competitors on the judo world stage in the near future. Competition begins at 9 a.m. Friday through Sunday at Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. Spectator admission is $12 per day, $20 for two days; kids 9-12, $8 and $14; free for kids 8 and under. Free spectator seating for USA Judo Life members. www.usjudo.org