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Entertainment Calendar


Sept. 8-Oct. 8
SE Campus Art Corridor II will present The Pencil of Nature: James Dewhirst and Angilee Wilkerson, curated by Christopher Blay. The exhibit of photographs reflects how two photographers approach nature and the landscape. An opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Sept. 8. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Art Corridor II Gallery is open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.




Now-Sept. 25
Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents Jeeves in the Morning. Based on the P.G. Wodehouse novel, the play follows the misadventures of Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves who find themselves dealing with the world of high finance, unhelpful boy scouts and young love. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $30 Fridays and Saturdays and $26 for Thursdays and Sundays. Call 817-784-9378 for reservations.


Sept. 9-Oct. 9
The award-winning musical Forever Plaid will open at Theatre Arlington. Popular singing quartet Francis, Jinx, Smudge and Sparky will sing hit songs from the 1950s and give attendees a walk down memory lane. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon Sundays. Call 817-261-9628 for tickets, which are $19.




Sept. 7
The Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas will host the Duels & Duets concert to kick off its fall season. The first performance will feature jazz harpist Cindy Horstman. Her performance will be followed by pianists Arlington Jones and Caleb McCampbell who will duel with pianos. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Seating will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $40 per person and include light appetizers.


Sept. 8
Salero! will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington. The band originates from the Austin music scene and mixes Latin music with jazz, rock and salsa.


Sept. 9
Two local singers will take the stage at Arlington’s Levitt Pavilion. Brad Thompson begins the evening at 7:30 p.m. with his folk rock and ballads. Former TCC student Lannie Flowers follows with his power pop. Admission is free.


Sept. 10
Country-western musician Jamie Richards brings the roots of country music to Levitt Pavilion in Arlington at 7:30 p.m.


Sept. 11
Contemporary Christian rock group Luminate will perform at Arlington’s Levitt Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. The band has toured all over the U.S. playing at festivals, churches and camps. The band recently released its self-titled debut album with Sparrow Records.
Sept. 15
The Texas Camerata will perform its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. in St. Patrick Cathedral in Fort Worth. British countertenor Ryland Angel will sing Marian-themed pieces, including Basani’s “Salve Regina.” He will be accompanied by strings and harpsichord. Instrumental pieces are also on the program. Tickets available at the door are $20 for general admission, $15 for seniors, $10 for teachers and $5 for students.


Sept. 16, 18
Regal Opera Company will present The Audition (Or the Next American Opera Idol) 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Colleyville Center. The original performance features arias and musical theater pieces including “The La Boheme Love Duet,” “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat” and “Ring of Fire.” Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, students and children and $12 for groups of 10 or more. Call 817-915-7807 for ticket information.


Special Events


Sept. 10-24
The Irving Arts Center will host family events in conjunction with Genghis Khan: The Exhibition on the second, third and fourth Saturdays in September. From 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 10, children can make Khan coins using paint and clay. Samples of bubble tea will also be provided. At 2 p.m., Smithsonian curator William Fitzhugh will lecture on Genghis Khan: Then and Now. University of North Texas history professor Harold Tanner will discuss military tactics used by the Mongols at 2 p.m. Sept. 17. To celebrate Smithsonian Museum Day, the center will offer free admission to the Genghis Khan exhibit 9-11 a.m. Sept. 24. At 11 a.m., visitors can see The Conqueror, a 1958 film starring John Wayne as Khan. Children can create Chinese-style brush paintings 2-4 p.m. in the lobby. Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea, a 2007 Japanese film, will be shown at 4 p.m.


Sept. 11
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host a special 10th anniversary 9/11 Tribute and open a new exhibit. The exhibit features Texas’ largest artifact from the World Trade Center, a 36-foot steel panel. The tribute begins at 8:45 a.m. and will end at 9:28 a.m., the time when the North Tower collapsed. It will include speakers, students singing and honor guards from fire and police departments. The exhibition will also include stories of local residents who use 9/11 as inspiration to contribute more to their communities.

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