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Having starred in the 1980 workplace comedy 9 to 5 and written the movie’s famous title song, Dolly Parton wrote a batch of entirely new songs to help turn the film into a Broadway musical, which premiered in 2009 to mixed reviews. Now Fort Worth theatergoers can see 9 to 5: The Musical at Bass Hall this week. The show runs thru Sun at 555 Commerce St, FW. Tickets are $33-78. Call 817-212-4280.

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Before the theaters in Dallas have played it, Fort Worth moviegoers can get a look at The Robber, a German film based on a true story of a champion marathon runner who turned to robbing banks for the thrills. This sparse film is directed by Benjamin Heisenberg, the grandson of the famous physicist. The film plays Fri-Sun at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $6.50-8.50. Call 817-738-9215.

 

MON ▪ 1

If you’re going through Harry Potter withdrawal now that the movies are over, you can check out Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Medicine, and Magic. This exhibit at UNT Library contains historical artifacts and books about alchemy, astrology, and herbalism. It was just such arcana that influenced J.K. Rowling’s creation of the Harry Potter universe. The exhibit runs thru Sep 2 at 1506 Highland St, Denton. Admission is free. Call 940-565-2486.

 

TUE ▪ 2

With the last NASA space shuttle mission fresh in our memories, the informal PUBlic Knowledge lecture series rolls on with Look Out for Those Space Rocks, as Noble Planetarium director and assistant director Linda Krouse and Don Garland talk about meteorites and other objects flying through space that might possibly hit Earth. The talk is at 7pm at Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3005 Morton St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-255-9300.

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