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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.

Now-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. 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.

March 4 The SE Campus jazz band, orchestra and jazz combo will give a performance 7:30-9 p.m. in the C.A. Roberson Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact SE music professor Gregory Dewhirst at gregory.dewhirst@tccd.edu or 817-515-3718.

March 4 The TR drama club will host Karaoke Café 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Riverfront Café. Microphones and screens will be set up, and students are encouraged to stop by and sing. For more information, email drama club president Tamara Kelly at tamara.kelly@my.tccd.edu.

March 4 Award-winning concert pianist Evan Mitchell will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus with guest cellist Zachary Mansell. Mitchell will perform pieces by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Kodaly and Barber. Mitchell is a NE music adjunct instructor.

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. 26-27 TR students can audition for a place in the Spring Showcase, a student talent show, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Idea Store’s Experience Theater and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27 in Action B (TRTR 4216). Talents include singing, dancing, poetry reading, and more. For more information, email drama club president Tamara Kelly at tamara.kelly@my.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.

Feb. 27 Tryouts will be held on TR Campus for Riverfront Rhapsody, a students’ arts showcase, noon-4 p.m. in TREF 7332. The show will be in honor of Women’s History Month, and is sponsored by the TR African-American Student Organization. For more information, email student development associate Dayon Harris at dayon.harris@tccd.edu.

March 7 Continuing with the 15th anniversary celebration, the NW dance program presents the District Faculty and Guest Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Theatre Northwest (WTLO 1108). TCC district dance faculty and guest artists will perform dance works personally choreographed. A reception will follow the program. General admission is $5 and $1 with student ID. For more information, contact dance associate professor Amy Sleigh at 817-515-7174.

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