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DANCE

April 26 Can You Dance?, a dance competition on NW Campus, is open to all TCC students, faculty and staff. Contestants can choose their own genre of dance and can perform as a soloist, with a partner or as a group. Judges will give feedback and prizes will be awarded. The free event begins at 11:15 a.m. in the dance studio (WHPE 1103).

 

April 26-27 Dance Works will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Roberson Theatre on SE Campus. About 150 students will perform in the concert, which will showcase SE dance students and feature the SE student dance ensemble, Rhapsody Movement Company. Admission is free with TCC ID, and general admission is $5. For more information, contact Jamie Perrin at 817-515-3056 or jamie.perrin@tccd.edu.

ART

Now-April 29 The NE Campus Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition is on display in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. The diversity of the faculty and staff is represented through their individual works. There will be an artist talk 2-3 p.m. April 21. The center is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, go to www.fwcac.com or www.tccd.edu.

 

Now-May 3 TREF gallery presents Reflections from the River, an exhibition composed of student artwork. The gallery is open Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-9 p.m. For more information, contact Angel Fernandez at 817-515-1371.

 

Now-May 13 Romance Maker: The Watercolors of Charles M. Russell is on display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth. More than 100 of Russell’s watercolors of the Old West will be showcased. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the exhibition and museum is free.

 

 

MUSIC

April 19 Sammons Center for the Arts’ Cabaret series presents Tatiana Mayfield. Accompanied by Sean Giddings, Mayfield will perform standards, Broadway tunes and torch songs. Tickets are $40 for general admission and $35 for center members. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 214-520-7789.

 

April 20 NE student Ashley Ghent will present her sophomore voice recital at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111).

 

April 22 Edgefest 22 will be held at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco by radio station 102.1 the Edge. The Black Keys will headline the concert on the main stage along with Cage the Elephant, Cake, Garbage, Arctic Monkeys and more. Gates open at noon. Tickets range from $50-$80, depending on section. For more information, go to www.edgefest.kdge.com.

 

April 24 NE music honor students will play a recital at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, contact Karen Parsons at karen.parsons@tccd.edu.

 

April 24 The NE Jazz Combo will perform a concert at 11 a.m. in the Student Center Galley (NSTU 1506A). Dallas-area jazz guitarist and Collin College instructor Pete Weise will give a clinic to Jazz Improvisation students at 12:30 p.m. Faculty and students are welcome to attend both events. For more information, contact Philippe Baugh at philippe.baugh@tccd.edu.

 

April 25 The NE guitar ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1516A). For more information, contact Jan Ryberg at jan.ryberg@tccd.edu.

 

April 26 NW Campus will host the Spring Choir Concert at 7 p.m. in the recital hall (WFAB 1105). The concert will feature music from various periods. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Richard Powell at 817-515-7226 or richard.powell@tccd.edu.

 

April 27 The TCC NE Country Strings Ensemble will perform its 10th anniversary show O Brother, Where Art Thou? at 7:30 p.m. at Legacy Church of Christ, 8801 Mid-Cities Blvd., North Richland Hills. For more information, contact Diane Enger at diane.enger@tccd.edu.

 

May 1 The NE Collegiate Chorale and the TCC Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Shady Oaks Baptist Church, 1336 Cavender Drive in Hurst. For more information, contact Bobbie Douglass at bobbie.douglass@tccd.edu.

 

May 2 The Mountain View College Choir will join the SE Jazz Band and Chamber Orchestra for a free musical concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Roberson Theatre on SE Campus. Visitors can enjoy jazz, classical and operettas.

 

May 3 SE music faculty will perform a free concert at 11:30 a.m. in the Roberson Theatre on SE Campus.

 

May 4 SE Campus faculty members and the Meridian Chamber Players will perform a free joint concert at 7 p.m. in the Roberson Theatre on SE Campus.

THEATER

Now-April 22 Tambourines to Glory is on stage at the Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. This gospel musical concerns two women who run into the devil while trying to open a storefront gospel church in the middle of Harlem. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $15 Thursday and weekend matinees, $25 Friday and Saturday evenings. For tickets and more information, go to www.jubileetheatre.org.

 

Now-April 28 Artie’s Playhouse at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents Dora’s Pirate Adventure. In this interactive musical, the audience helps Dora navigate through Silly Singing Bridge and over Dancing Mountain and confront the Pirate Piggies. Showtimes are 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. For tickets and more information, call 817-284-1200 or go to www.artisanct.com.

 

April 19-21 SE Campus drama students will perform A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The musical drama, celebrating its 50th year, tells the story of a slave who tries to secure his freedom by assisting his master in securing the heart of a girl. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors and other students. Call 817-515-3599 for tickets.

 

April 19-29 The Colleen Bawn will play at the Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth. The Irish drama, adapted for a modern audience, is based on a real murder case. A preview will be held 8 p.m. April 19 for $11 with a play discussion after the show. Saturday, April 21, will be a catered performance with a traditional Irish dinner with tickets at $35. Regular showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 for night performances and $15 for matinees. For tickets and more information, go to www.pantatheatre.org.

 

April 25-29 Theatre Northwest presents SubUrbia by Eric Bogosian and directed by Brent Alford. Seven young adults loiter in front of a convenience store parking lot while learning the difficult journey to adulthood. The production is rated R for strong language and controversial issues. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for general admission. For more information, contact Alford at brent.alford@tccd.edu or call the Theatre Northwest box office at 817-515-7724.

 

May 2-5 The NE drama program presents Bob Martin and Don McKellar’s The Drowsy Chaperone, directed by adjunct drama instructor Susan Mills-Polster at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 817-515-6687 or by email at neplayhouse@tccd.edu.

 SPECIAL EVENTS

April 20-22 Grapevine Vintage Railroad presents Day Out with Thomas. Storybook character Thomas the Tank Engine will be in Grapevine giving train rides. Other activities include story time, an Imagination Station and a chance to meet Sir Topham Hatt. Train rides start at 9 a.m. Tickets are $18 for visitors 2 years and older. For tickets and more information, go to www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

 

April 21 Nash Farm in Grapevine presents the 11th annual Spring into Nash Farm. Children can experience life on a farm with events like tractor-drawn wagon rides, field cultivation, wood-carving demonstrations, jump rope making, cooking and blacksmith demonstrations. The farm opens at 9 a.m. Admission is free, but activities require a fee. For more information, log on to www.grapevinetexasusa.com.

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