1. 1964: The Tribute: You love them, yeah, yeah, yeah. We know it because this Fab Four tribute returns to Cowtown every year, and sells out. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Bass Hall, Fort Worth. $30.25-$46.75. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com.
2. Modern Summer Kid Flicks: The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth are teaming up to offer three days of short films for children, who by this point in the summer are probably going a bit stir-crazy. Among the titles are Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Fight the Night and The Emperor's New Clothes. 10:30-11 a.m. for ages 3-7, 1-2 p.m. for ages 8 and up, Tuesday-Aug. 9 (full schedule online). 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. Free. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org.
3. The Flatlanders: They're one of the all-time great Texas bands, and to see Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely and Butch Hancock reunited brings a tear to our eyes. 8 p.m. Friday. Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway, Fort Worth. $25-$50. 817-984-6800; www.cenderacenter.com.
4. Hollywood Arms: Carol Burnett and her daughter Carrie Hamilton wrote this comedy, which is something Carol knows a thing or two about. The play, about three generations of women living in a dingy apartment house, closes Theatre Arlington's 2011-12 season. Friday through Aug 19. Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St., Arlington. $20. 817-275-7661; www.theatrearlington.org.
5. Canines for the Cure: Texas Agility Shootout: It benefits the National Canine Cancer Foundation, and you get to see perky pups tricking out. Win-win. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. Free to watch, but donations for the foundation are welcome. www.txagilityshootout.com.
6. KISS and Motley Crue: At this point, the members of these legendary rock bands need the cover-everything makeup. And we, the fans, wouldn't have it any other way. 8 p.m. Saturday. Gexa Energy Pavilion, 1818 First Ave., Dallas. $56-$157. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com.
7. Night of Remembrance: We'll raise a pink ribbon for this barbecue dinner and silent auction to support breast cancer research. There will be door prizes, and $18,000 worth of items up for auction. 5 p.m. Saturday. Stockyards Station, 130 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth. Tickets, $25, sold at the door or online. 817-528-3822; www.nightofremembrance.bigcartel.com.
8. Urinetown: The Musical: Spring Awakening, Avenue Q and Next to Normal are all pretty great, but Urinetown is still the smartest and best musical of the 2000s, in our humble opinion. Friday through Aug. 18. Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving. $19-$21. 972-252-2787; www.irvingtheatre.com.
9. First Friday: At this month's gallery tour/happy hour, Kevin Townson Trio is the band, and Sizzler is the cocktail. Cuz, you know, it's hawt. 5-8 p.m. Friday. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. Free. Also, this weekend's Magnolia movie is the concert film Neil Young Journeys ($8.50). 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org.
10. Rahr & Sons Food Drive: As if you need another reason to drop by and have a beer, Fort Worth's premier brewery is asking for canned food/nonperishable items when you come in for a tour, for the Tarrant Area Food Bank, and Rahr will donate $1 to fight hunger. And you still get a beer, or several. 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays through August. Rahr & Sons Brewery, 701 Galveston Ave., Fort Worth. Reservation not required. www.rahrbrewing.com.
11. Industrial Monuments: Photographs and Works on Paper from the Machine Age": If you think of Fritz Lang's Metropolis when looking through these works from the Amon Carter's collection, you're not alone. Factories, gas tanks and skyscrapers take center stage in this exhibit that opened July 21. Through Jan. 20. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. Free. 817-738-1933; www.cartermuseum.org.
12. Finesse Mitchell: There are plenty of reasons to like comedian (and SNL alum) Finesse Mitchell, not the least of which is that first name. You might think it's more appropriate for a figure skater, or a mime. Thus, the comedy. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 & 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Arlington Improv, 309 Curtis Mathes Way, No. 147, Arlington. $17-$27. 817-635-5555; www.improv.com.