[The half dozen]

Illustration by Cecilia Secaira
  1. Love Humans of New York? Meet Brandon Stanton, the man behind the camera, at the University of North Texas Coliseum in Denton Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. $30.


  1. If listening to show tunes is your thing, don’t miss the 20th anniversary tour of Rent. The show will be in Dallas until Oct. 2. Times and tickets vary.


  1. I can’t think of any good reasons why you’d want to miss the State Fair of Texas, which opens Friday starting at 10 a.m. Don’t forget to check out this year’s new foods, including deep-fried cannoli bites. One-day tickets start at $16, but season passes are available.


  1. Is the extended Texas summer getting you down? Catch the Irving Symphonic Band’s Sounds of Fall performance Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. $6 for students, $12 for adults.


  1. Fort Worth’s Theatre Wesleyan will be performing Andrew Bovell’s When the Rain Stops Falling, Time’s 2010 Best New Play of the Year. Performances begin Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and run through Sunday. $11.50.


  1. Thursday is National Coffee Day, and Magnolias Sous le Pont is featuring an all-day celebration from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., including half-priced coffee, live music and the unveiling of Austin artist Sarah Atlee’s new show.


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