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Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: June 14-20

Posted 11:20am on Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2013

Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes

1Here’s your chance to explore art from the first empire of Peru, from those who came before the Incas. The exhibit, organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art, makes a three-month stop at the Kimbell Art Museum. Sunday through Sept. 8 at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. $12-$16. 817-332-8451; www.kimbellart.org

Trinity Shakespeare Festival

2This group has not only raised the bar for staging Shakespeare in these parts, it has caused other groups to up their Bard game. The fifth year features The Taming of the Shrew and Julius Caesar performed in rotating rep at Texas Christian University. The fest continues through June 30 at the Hays Theatre and Buschman Theatre, on the TCU campus in Fort Worth. $10-$25 per show. 817-257-8080; www.trinityshakes.org

She & Him

3You know that thing where you want to hate someone because she’s just too cute and talented? We want to do that with Zooey Deschanel, but we just can’t. Not only do we love her TV show, New Girl, but we can’t deny the hooks of her folk outfit She & Him, which also features M. Ward. 8 p.m. Saturday at Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie. $35. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster .com

Battle of the Burgers

4The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame celebrates its 11th anniversary with a burger cook-off, featuring burgers from Brownstone, Chop House, Jake’s Uptown, Kincaids, M&O Station Grill, Shaw’s and Tommy’s. What, no Fred’s? Music by Dan Roberts and Luke Wade & No Civilians is also on the menu, plus armadillo races, face painting and raffle prizes. It’s at 6 p.m. Friday (burger judging at 7:30 p.m.) at the museum, 1720 Gendy St., Fort Worth. Free. 817-336-4475; www.cowgirl.net

Sister Act

5Everyone loves nuns. Everyone loves singing nuns. Everyone loves nuns who sing and disco dance. Right? RIGHT? The tour of this musical, adapted from the hit movie (but moving the time and place to 1970s Philadelphia), is brought to Cowtown by Performing Arts Fort Worth. Tuesday through June 23 at Bass Hall in Fort Worth. Tickets start at $38.50. 817-212-4280; www.basshall.com

Juneteenth Celebrations

6Juneteenth is the day that the abolition of slavery was announced in Texas, in 1865, and you can always count on weeklong holiday celebrations in Cowtown. Start with a parade and 5K/1-mile emancipation walk, which start in Evans Plaza and end in Cobb Park, on Fort Worth’s east side, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday; and look for more events all week. To find out what they are, visit www.juneteenthfw.com.

Fort Worth South

Pop-Up Market

7You can pop-up anything these days. A restaurant, a flash mob and, our favorite, a place to shop. Especially when jewelry, collectibles, crafts and more are on sale. Fort Worth South’s monthly pop-up market is 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Green Park, 1100 Lipscomb St., Fort Worth. Free to visit. www.fortworthsouth.org

‘Miracle on South Division Street’

8Circle Theatre has done three of playwright Tom Dudzick’s plays previously, and Miracle on South Division Street marks the fourth. It’s in previews, opens Saturday and runs through July 13 at Circle Theatre, 230 W. Fourth St., Fort Worth. $10-$35. 817-877-3040; www.circletheatre.com

‘Recycle Reef’ and Plastiki

9The first is an exhibit about recycling, and the second an installation of a giant boat made from plastic bottles. See both at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St., Dallas. Admission to the exhibit, which opens Monday, is $10-$15; Plastiki viewing is free in the museum’s outdoor plaza. 214-428-5555; www.perotmuseum.org

‘Before Midnight

10The third film in director Richard Linklater’s trilogy — which some are calling one of the greatest film trilogies of all time — comes to the Magnolia at the Modern. It stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. It is at 6 and 8 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Saturday; noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth. $8.50. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org. Also playing at the Cinemark Tinseltown Grapevine and Regal Burleson.

The Music Man

11You’ve seen this classic Meredith Willson musical before, but not like this, with a full orchestra. Ian Gleason stars as Harold Hill in this production, which closes Lyric Stage’s season. See it Friday through June 23 at the Carpenter Performance Hall, Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving. $25-$53. 972-252-2787; www.lyricstage.org

Last Summer on Earth Tour

12Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster: We like this lineup, even if it makes us feel like the kids are gonna call us old. We’ll deal. 7:30 p.m. Monday at Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie. $29.50-$69.50. 800-745-3000; www.ticketmaster.com

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