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Entertainment Calendar

Music:

Oct. 24 The NW music department will present a faculty recital 12:30-1:30 p.m. in WFAB 1105. The free concert is open to the public.

Oct. 25 Students can learn to reduce tension and improve posture, coordination and breathing through the way they use their bodies and minds. Phyllis Richmond, certified Alexander Technique teacher, will conduct an Alexander Technique workshop 12:30-5 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. For more information, email jeanene.craig@tccd.edu.

Oct. 28 Music lovers can enjoy Dessert Theatre on NE Campus courtesy of the music department. The NE Chamber Singers will perform madrigals and a few “oldies” beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The free concert with treats is open to the public. For more information, email bobbie.douglass@tccd.edu.

Oct. 29 NE music students will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). The string ensemble will play music of various styles and periods. The free concert is open to the public. For more information, email hsinyi.wang@tccd.edu.

Nov. 5 NE music instructor Michael McKnight and the Legend Brass Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. The group consists of McKnight on tuba, quintet founder Ken Callaway on principal trumpet, Brad Bonebrake, Linda Gaston on horn and Jeff Cottrell on euphonium and trombone. All are local performers and teachers. The free performance is open to the public. For more information, email michael.mcknight@tccd.edu.

Nov. 9 South Campus will host the fifth annual Vocal Arts Competition 10-11 a.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. Performances will include art songs, Negro spirituals and arias, both opera and oratorio. Sponsored by South President Peter Jordan and the Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club Inc., the free event is open to the public. For more information, contact executive administrative assistant Wendy Hammond at 817-515-4501.

Nov. 12 Yuxin Mei, Pipa artist, will perform a guest concert at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. Mei, a University of North Texas graduate student in ethnomusicology, plays the pipa. Similar to a lute, the Chinese instrument has been popular for about 2,000 years. The free performance is open to the public. For more information, email michael.mcknight@tccd.edu.

Nov. 14 The NW music department will present a faculty recital 7-8 p.m. in WFAB 1105. The concert will feature the talents of soprano Patricia Bedford and classical guitarist Michael Dailey. The free concert is open to the public.

Art:

Now-Nov. 7 The Genesis of Melancholy, an exhibit of works by Brent Kollock, is on display in the Carillon Gallery on South Campus. Pieces include mixed media, oil-on-oil-panel paintings and ink-on-paper drawings. The gallery, located in the Joe B. Rushing Center for Performing Arts, is open Monday-Thursday by appointment only. Contact Joshua Goode at 817-515-4741 or joshua.goode@tccd.edu to arrange a viewing.

Oct. 30 The NE Campus Association of Potters and Sculptors will hold a pottery sale during Fall Fest. Student work, including ceramic bowls and canopic jars and vessels, will be on sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the association’s table during the festival. For more information, e-mail art associate professor Karmien Bowman at karmien.bowman@tccd.edu.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Arizona artist Sheldon Nuñez-Velarde will conduct pottery workshops on NE Campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Participants will work with micaceous clay, traditionally used by the Jicarilla Apaches of New Mexico. Cost for the workshop is $100 for one day and $140 for both days. Students can observe for free. A reception honoring Nuñez-Velarde will be 4-6 p.m. Friday in the NFAB hallway.

Theater:

Nov. 14-16 The South Campus theater program presents a new production Somebody/Nobody. Written by Jane Martin, this comedy follows the lives of two women and their insights into the celebrity culture of fame, Hollywood and even TMZ. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Admission is free for all TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for the general public and $3 for other students and senior citizens. Tickets may be obtained at the box office beginning at 7 p.m. on the day of the event. Patrons should arrive on time. No late seating will be allowed.

Dance:

Oct. 25 Mosaic in Motion will feature modern, contemporary, hip-hop and jazz dance styles performed by NW dance students. Five soloists have been chosen to perform specially choreographed pieces by guest choreographers such as former NW dance student Brandon Mason and Katricia Eaglin from the Dallas Black Dance Theatre among others. Showtimes are at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in WTLO Theatre Northwest. General admission is $5, student admission is $1 and TCC faculty and staff admission is free.

Oct. 31 The NW Dance Club will sponsor the Monster Mash Dance-A-Thon, which will raise money for the Assessment Center of Tarrant County. NW dancers will show participants how to do various popular line dances. Donations will be accepted at the door. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Dancing participants are encouraged to come in costume as an award ceremony for the best costumes will begin at noon. Students, faculty and staff can join in the dancing 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in WHPE 1103.

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