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Entertainment Calendar

Now-Feb. 15 NW Campus is hosting its first visual art exhibition of the year titled Cera (Wax) showcasing the paintings of Roberto Munguia in the Lakeview Gallery. The one-person exhibit of encaustic paintings includes 25-30 of Munguia’s recent works. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Now-Feb. 28 TR Campus is sponsoring a mixed-media art exhibition in the East Fork Gallery. Turn of the Sentry by El Paso artist Angel Cabrales is an interactive installation. The gallery is open during normal school hours.

Now-March 6 The work of former NE photography instructor René West are on display in SE Campus’ Art Corridor II. René West: rePresentation includes digital archival prints. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

Feb. 12-13 The TR Drama Club will sponsor a student art gallery on TRTR Main Street 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Media include paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography. Some pieces are available for purchase. For further information, email drama club president Tamara Kelly at tamara.kelly@my.tccd.edu.

Feb. 13-14 Texas Tech endowed professor of architecture James Watkins will lead a hands-on workshop on alternate firing techniques 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the ceramics lab (NFAB 1309) on NE Campus. Some techniques covered will include raku, salt fuming, horsehair print and terrasigilata. Observation of the workshop is free, but participation for non-ceramics students is $150. For more information, contact ceramics associate professor Karmien Bowman at 817-515-6256.

Feb. 13-14 Texas Tech endowed professor of architecture James Watkins will exhibit some of his work, including ceramic paintings on sub-straights, in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus. Some work will be available for purchase with 15 percent of any sales going to the NE Association of Potters/Sculptors. An artist’s reception will be held 4-6 p.m. Feb. 13 in the library.

Feb. 12 The NW jazz faculty will present the Faculty Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). The concert will feature jazz of all kinds. Admission is free. For more information, call music instructor Richard Powell at 817-515-7226.

Feb. 20 The Bucket List Group will play some of the first-known written arrangements of Dixieland music at 10 a.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. The group will have two trumpets, trombones and one baritone sax, clarinet, piano, bass, guitar and drums. The music will be original arrangements by clarinetist and arranger Matty Matlock, who arranged music for many jazz bands including the Bob Crosby band in the late 1930s. For more information, contact music instructor Warren Dewey at 817-515-6434.

Feb. 19-22 Four new student-written plays will be presented by the SE drama program as part of Achieving the Dream Through the Arts Festival of New Plays. Performances will be in the C.A. Roberson Theatre at 7 p.m. each night as well as a 1:30 p.m. matinee on Feb. 21. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. To make reservations, contact the box office at 817-515-3599.

Feb. 20-22 My Name is Rachel Corrie opens at 7:30 p.m. in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts on South Campus. The one-woman play is based on emails and journal entries of Rachel Corrie, an American student who was killed during a protest in the Gaza Strip. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. Tickets are sold on the day of the performance at the box office at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the box office at 817-515-6687.

Feb. 21-23 Theatre Northwest will present an encore performance of the Bertolt Brecht classic The Good Woman of Szechwan in the WTLO theater. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 23. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. For more information or to make reservations, call the box office at 817-515-7724.

Feb. 26-March 1 The NE Campus drama adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew will show at 7 p.m. daily with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday in the NE theater (NFAB 1205). Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. To reserve seats, call 817-515-6687 or email neplayhouse@tccd.edu.

Feb. 14 The NE Campus French Club is showing the movie Chocolat 7-9:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The dramatic romance stars Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche. Door prizes will be given. Refreshments will be available for purchase, but admission is free. To RSVP, go to http://tccdne.volunteerhub.com. 

Feb. 24 A Mardi Gras parade will be on NE Campus starting at 10 a.m. promoting the upcoming play The Taming of the Shrew. The procession will start in the parking lot next to NFAB, go around the chessboard and end at the library. Campus clubs will join the drama program to throw beads and promotional items. Clubs must fill out a registration form to participate. All students, faculty and staff are invited. For more information or the registration form, contact drama instructor Julie Gale at 817-515-6181 or julie.gale@tccd.edu.

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