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Entertainment Calendar

MUSIC

Feb. 16 David Yeomans, professor emeritus at Texas Woman’s University, will discuss and perform examples from the Czech piano repertory covering 200 years 10-11 a.m. in College Hall (NCAB  1111) on NE Campus.

Feb. 16 Aubree-Anna will perform for Sammons Cabaret at the Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas. The songstress, voted one of the 10 most beautiful women in Dallas in 2011 by D Magazine, will perform renditions of songs from The Great American Songbook. The performance is 8-10 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m., and seating is general admission. Ticket prices are $40 for regular tickets and $35 for center members. For more information and tickets, call 214-520-7789 or go to www.sammonsartcenter.org. 

Feb. 21 A NW faculty jazz concert featuring Richard Powell on piano, Lou Carfa on bass, Joe Carpenter on drums and renowned saxophonist Mario Cruz will be held in the Recital Hall (WFAB 1105) at 7 p.m. The public concert is free.

Feb. 25 Chamber Music International will host Concert Four of its season at St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church in Richardson. This concert includes pieces from Ludwig van Beethoven and Johann Sebastian Bach. The concert starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors over 55 and $10 for students. For tickets, call 972-385-7267 or go to www.cmi-now.org.

 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.

Feb. 20-March 1 The Women in New Roles annual art show will be on display in the Joe B. Rushing Center for Performing Arts Carillon Gallery on South Campus. The exhibit includes works by present and former WINR students. A reception will be held 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Feb. 20 in the gallery.

THEATER

Now-Feb. 19 Strawberries and Sonnets is onstage at the Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth. This Valentine’s Day musical tribute will include poetry and songs. General admission is $14. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and more information, go to www.pantatheatre.org.

Now-Feb. 19 Take Me Out closes it run at Dallas’ Uptown Players. NE alumnus Lloyd Harvey stars in the show that explores themes of homophobia, discrimination, class and masculinity in sports. The play is recommended for adult audiences. The show runs 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Show prices range from $25 to $35. For tickets, call 214-219-2718.

Now-Feb. 25 Secrets of a Soccer Mom is at Circle Theatre in Fort Worth. The comedy about three mothers who learn true victory lies in understanding themselves includes strong language. Tickets are $20-$30. Students can get half-price rush tickets 30 minutes before shows or receive $5 off regular-priced tickets. For tickets, call 817-877-3040.

Now-Feb. 26 Pretty Fire — A Play with Music is onstage at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. This coming-of-age story about a little girl is told through stories from her premature birth to her first solo performance in her church’s choir. No children under 8 should attend this production. Performance times are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. For ticket prices and reservations, visit www.jubileetheatre.org or call 817-338-4411.

Now-Feb. 26 Dixie’s Tupperware Party is at the McDavid Studio at Bass Hall in Fort Worth. Dixie Longate is a Tupperware lady who left her family in their Alabama trailer to tour the country and sell Tupperware to the masses. Expect audience participation and free giveaways. This show contains adult content and is not suitable for children under 16. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22 Tuesday-Thursday and $38.50 Friday-Sunday. For more information, visit http://www.basshall.com/mcdavidStudio.

Now-March 17 Disney’s Aladdin Jr. is onstage for Artie’s Playhouse at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. This stage 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. For more information, call 817-284-1200 or go to www.ArtisanCT.com.

Now-March 18 Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents Sports Page. Larry Herold, playwright and former sports writer, takes a comic look at the Dallas Cowboys training camp in 1966. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for Thursday and Sunday performances are $26 while tickets for Friday and Saturday performances are $30. Discounts are available for students and seniors 65 and older. For reservations or more information, go to www.stagewest.org.

Feb. 23-25 The South Campus theater program opens its spring season with The Piano Lesson by August Wilson. It depicts an African-American family grappling to survive in a world that doesn’t support it or its traditions. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. with no late seating. Reservations are not required. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for other students and senior citizens and $6 for general public.

Feb. 24-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.

Feb. 29-March 3 NE Playhouse presents Richard III by William Shakespeare and directed by Stephen Thomas. This play is the story of English King Richard III, 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 reservations, call 817-515-6687 or email neplayhouse@tccd.edu..

Feb. 29-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. on 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.

March 1-3 SE Campus will present God’s Favorite, a play by Neil Simon 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 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. For more information or reservations, call the box office at 8.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Feb. 24-26 The Rose Marine Theater in Fort Worth will hold its second Rose Marine Film Festival. The theater will show independent and international Latino films to celebrate the Latino cinematic history of the Rose Marine Theater. Showtimes are 5 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $15 for one-day passes or $40 for three-day passes. For tickets and more information, go to www.rosemarinefilmfestival.com.

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