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Entertainment Calendar

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 works 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. 24-March 29 The NW visual arts department presents Gamedev: The Art of Game Design and Development in the Lakeview Gallery (WFAB 1135A). An 11 a.m.-2 p.m. reception with an artist’s talk at noon will end the exhibit March 29. The exhibition will feature the projects of four local game designers including a 3-D real-time strategy game, an interactive installation and several Adobe Flash games. The artists will show sketches, coding and concept designs used in the development process as well as short films and playable demos. Students considering game development as a career choice are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact art associate professor Christian deLeon at 817-515-7606. 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.

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 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. 26 The Brock McGuire Band will perform a concert 7:30-10 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on NE Campus. The band is from County Clare, Ireland, and will perform traditional Irish music with some arrangements of bluegrass, French Canadian and other traditional Celtic music. For more information, contact music department chair Karen Parsons at 817-515-6567.

Feb. 27 Students of the piano preparatory program will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. For more information, contact continuing education music and arts instructor Renetta Frisque at 817-515-6683.

Feb. 28 Music associate professor Hsinyi Wang will give a lecture about the characteristics of music from the Baroque era with music performances at 6:30 p.m. in NFAB 1104 on NE Campus. For more information, contact Wang at 817-515-6255.

Feb. 19-22 The SE drama program presents four new student-written plays 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. and 9 p.m. as well as a 1:30 p.m. matinee 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 a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee 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. 24 A Mardi Gras parade promoting the upcoming play The Taming of the Shrew will start at 10 a.m. on NE Campus. The procession will begin 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.

Feb. 27 Open Mic Night will be held on South Campus. The event is intended to showcase any student talent including singing and reciting monologues or poetry. All students are invited. To learn more, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187 or axel.leos@tccd.edu.

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