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Entertainment Calendar

MUSIC

March 6 The SE Jazz Ensemble and the SE Chamber Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Roberson Theatre on SE Campus. Guest artist group Mix Magyk, composed of former SE music students, will perform as wel

 ART

Now-March 8 Peter Helms Feresten: My Mind Wanders to the South Side of Town is in SE Campus’ Art Corridor II. In a collection of photographs of Fort Worth’s south side, Feresten documented where he lived and the unfamiliar parts of Fort Worth with this unique accumulation of pictures. This exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Now-March 9 TR East Fork Gallery presents Jurni Rising, an exhibit composed of paintings, drawings and prints by artist Nicholas Parker. His work deals with a narrative progress and the development of characters, a girl named Jerusala and her guardian/avenger Jurni. The story holds biblical references and Asian graphic influences. The free exhibit can be viewed 7 a.m.- 9 p.m. For more information, contact Angel E. Fernandez at angel.fernandez@tccd.edu or call 817-515-1371.

March 3-29 The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will showcase the finalists for TCC’s districtwide art competition. Cohn Drennan, owner of Cohn Drennan Contemporary art gallery in Dallas, will pick the Best in Show and second- and third-place winners. Prizes will include cash and scholarships. 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.

March 4-April 15 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will present Focus: Katie Paterson. The artist is known for her installations that deal with astrology, nature, geology and ecology. Admission to the exhibit and museum is $4 for students with ID and seniors 60+, $10 for adults and free for children under 12 and Modern members. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. For more information, go to www.themodern.org.

THEATER

Now-March 3 NE Playhouse presents Richard III by William Shakespeare, directed by drama associate professor Stephen Thomas. This play follows King Richard III of England, younger brother of Edward IV, and his malicious takeover of the English throne. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for seniors and non-TCC students and free for TCC faculty, staff and students. For tickets, call 817-515-6687 or email neplayhouse@tccd.edu.

Now-March 4 Miss Nelson is Missing!, opening on NW Campus, is based on the popular children’s book by Harry Allard and James Marshall. When Miss Nelson, a kind-hearted teacher, mysteriously disappears, her unruly students are left with a loathsome substitute teacher. Performance times are 10 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Theatre Northwest (WTLO 1108). Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors or other students. For tickets, call the box office at 817-515-7724.

Now-March 11 Willy Wonka Jr. will open at Theatre Arlington. This all-youth musical is a stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and includes memorable songs including “Pure Imagination” and “The Candyman.” Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $22. For tickets and more information, go to www.theatrearlington.org.

Now-March 17 Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is on stage for Artie’s Playhouse at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. This adaptation of the hit film provides entertainment for all ages. The musical will be filled with mayhem, magic and flying carpet rides. Performances are 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be 10 a.m. performances all week March 12-15. Tickets are $5.

Now-March 17 The Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents Big River, a musical based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. In this story, Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. matinee Saturday. Ticket prices are $9 for children Friday-Saturday and $7 Monday-Thursday. Students and seniors are $16 Friday-Saturday. Adults are $14 Monday-Thursday and $18 Friday-Saturday. For tickets, go to www.ArtisanCT.com.

March 1-3 SE Campus will present God’s Favorite, a Neil Simon comedy based on the biblical story of Job and his life and trials. Directed by Pert Durapau, God’s Favorite will be performed in the Roberson Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors or other students. Call the box office at 817-515-3599.

March 2-11 The Laramie Project by DVA Productions will be onstage at the Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth. This play depicts the story of Matthew Shepard, a gay man tied to a fence, beaten and left for dead on the side of a country road in Laramie, Wyo., in 1998. This play promotes tolerance toward every group. Fort Worth Council member Joel Burns will make a pre-show speech opening night. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday with 3 p.m. matinees Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $20 for 8 p.m. performances and $15 for 3 p.m. performances. For tickets, go to www.dvaproductions.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Now-Sept. 3 Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body will be on display at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This exhibit explores the gross nature of the human body from runny noses to body odor through animatronics and imaginative exhibits. It is based on the award-winning book Grossology by author Sylvia Branzei. Admission to the exhibit includes museum admission as well. Tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for children and seniors 60+ and free for museum members. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and more information, go to www.fwmuseum.org.

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