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Entertainment Calendar

MUSIC

Feb. 11 Austin Lounge Lizards will play at McDavid Studio at Bass Hall in Fort Worth. The group, a folk-rock band with comical twists, has produced several albums since the 1980s. The concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27.50.

Feb. 15 The Bass Hall in Fort Worth presents Country Royalty, a re-creation of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline performances. Jason Petty and Carolyn Martin take on the roles of the two country icons. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $33 to $55.

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 concert is free and open to the public.

 

 ART

Now-Feb. 19 Kaws is on exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly, who makes his art under the byname of Kaws, is the first Focus exhibition for the 2011-2012 season. The pieces include murals, graffiti, sculptures and paintings. Admission is $4 for students with an ID and seniors (60+), $10 for general admission and free for children 12 and under and Modern members. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org.

Now-Feb. 28 The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will host five exhibitions. Triple Exposure by Carol Womack shows women’s roles in today’s society. Persistence of Self is the Alzheimer’s Association’s exhibition of watercolor paintings from people with dementia. Sev-en showcases seven artists who sculpt in three dimensions. What is the Color of Love? shows artists’ interpretation of love as art and color. And Ancient Patterns — Threads of Time by Fay Jean Hooker shows her childhood of country living through bright quilts made of birch plywood. Each exhibition will host an artist’s reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 10. The center is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the center is free.

Now-March 8 Peter Helms Feresten: My Mind Wanders to the South Side of Town will be held 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.

Feb. 11-May 13 Romance Maker: The Watercolors of Charles M. Russell will be at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth. More than 100 of Russell’s watercolors of the Old West will be showcased. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the exhibition and museum is free.

Feb. 12-June 3 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will show Glenn Ligon — America. The exhibit shows 25 years of the artist’s work from his student days to the present. The pieces include paintings, photography, prints, sculptural installations, drawings and the artist’s recent neon reliefs. Admission is $4 for students with an ID and seniors (60+), $10 for general admission and free for children 12 and under and Modern members. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org.

THEATER

 

Now-Feb. 12 The Creative Arts Theatre & School has opened its new youth musical, Madeline & The Gypsies. TCC student Michael Magnus is featured as The Strongman in the show, which follows Madeline on her grand adventure as she runs away with the circus. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. For tickets and more information, visit www.creativearts.org.

Now-Feb. 19 Take Me Out runs 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, and for more information, visit www.circletheatre.com.

Now-Feb. 26 Pretty Fire — A Play with Music opens 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.

Feb. 9-March 18 Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents Sports Page. Larry Herold, playwright and former sports writer, takes a comic look back 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. Feb. 8 and 9 are preview showtimes with $15 ticket prices. Thursday and Sunday are $26, Friday and Saturday are $30. Discounts are available for students and seniors 65 and older. For reservations or more information, go to www.stagewest.org.

Feb. 10-19 Strawberries and Sonnets will be 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.

Feb. 14-26 Dixie’s Tupperware Party will open 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 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.

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, its people and culture grappling to survive in a world that doesn’t support it or its traditions. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are not required. Tickets are free for all TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for other students and senior citizens and $6 for general public.

Feb. 29-March 4 Miss Nelson is Missing! is a play on NW Campus 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 Theatre Northwest (WTLO 1108). General admission is $3 for all seats.

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