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Entertainment Calendar

Art

Now-Oct. 6
The South Campus Carillon Gallery presents Works on Paper, brand new artwork by Enrico Riley from Dartmouth College. The gallery is in the Joe B. Rushing Center for Performing Arts. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays or by appointment.

 

Now-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. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Art Corridor II Gallery is open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 

 

Now-Dec. 31
Will Barnet: Relationships, Intimate and Abstract 1935-1965 at Amon Carter Museum marks the 100th birthday of the printmaker, painter and educator. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

 

Sept. 24-Jan. 15
Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series comes to The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Admission is $4 for students with IDs and seniors (60+), $10 for general admission and free for children 12 and under. Visit www.themodern.org for hours.

 

Theater

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.

 

Now-Oct. 1
Over the River and Through the Woods follows Nick, who tries to make a career decision while both sets of grandparents try to force food and marriage on him. The comedy is showing 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Tuesdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays at Artisan Theatre in Hurst. For reservations, visit www.artisanct.com.

 

Now-Oct. 9
Filling the heavens with music, Forever Plaid brings nostalgic music and comedy to the stage at Theatre Arlington. A 1950s singing group of four young men who met through their high school audio/visual club are preparing for their big break when they die in an automobile accident. But united for eternity, they sing their songs for a heavenly audience. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets, $17.50-$22, are available at www.theatrearlington.org or 817-275-7661.

 

Sept. 15-Oct. 2
Amphibian Productions opens the regional premiere of Vigil in Sanders Theater at the Community Arts Center in Fort Worth. A nephew arrives to care for his dying aunt, but as her health improves, changes occur in both their lives. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 817-923-3012 for reservations.

 

Sept. 22-Oct. 22
Circle Theatre in Fort Worth presents The Fantasticks, a Tony-winning musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. Co-presented with Texas Christian University, the production tells the story of young lovers, their fathers and a wall. As with most romantic comedies, love overcomes all obstacles. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets range from $14-$35. For reservations, call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com.

 

Sept. 30-Oct. 30
Top Dog Under Dog, opening at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, presents the story of two brothers who have depended on each other since their parents abandoned them. While making their own ways, they compete for control. Intended for mature audiences, performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. For tickets, visit www.jubileetheatre.org.

 

Sept. 30-Oct. 2
The Wizard of Oz arrives at Bass Performance Hall 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. The family musical follows Dorothy and her traveling companions down the Yellow Brick Road to discover there’s no place like home. Tickets are $33-$82.50 and can be purchased at www.basshall.com.

 

Music

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.

Sept. 17
The Texas Millionaires Choir presents its annual show at 2 and 7 p.m. in Scott Theatre at the Community Arts Center in Fort Worth. The men’s a cappella choir performs in four-part harmony style. Tickets are $15 and $20. For reservations, call 817-642-9472.

 

Sept. 25
Dallas-native Jimmie Vaughan brings his guitar to Bass Performance Hall at 7 p.m. A former member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Vaughan plays blues-rock. Fort Worth-native Dave Millsap, blues singer/guitarist, opens the show. Tickets range from $22 to $82.50 and can be purchased at www.basshall.com.

 

Special Events

Sept. 17, 24
The Irving Arts Center continues its Saturday family events in conjunction with Genghis Khan: The Exhibition. University of North Texas history professor Harold Tanner will discuss military tactics used by the Mongols at 2 p.m. Sept. 17. On Sept. 24, to celebrate Smithsonian Museum Day, the center will offer free admission to the Genghis Khan exhibit 9-11 a.m. 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. 24
Fort Worth’s Day in the District offers nine destinations in one day for free. Visitors receive free admission to various museums, art exhibits and local attractions. For complete listings and schedules, visit www.fwdayinthedistrict.org.

 

Sept. 28
NW performing arts department will present dance, drama and music solo performances by students, alumni and faculty at 7:30 p.m. on the Cinco Palms stage. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair to be seated on the lawn. The stage will be between both ponds and the Administration Building. Closest parking will be south of the main entrance.

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