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Entertainment Calendar

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.

Feb. 2-March 8 Peter Helms Feresten: My Mind Wanders to the South Side of Town will be held in SE Campus’ Art Corridor II. 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. There will be an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 2 in Art Corridor II. This exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

THEATER

Now-Jan. 28 All Hands on Deck — A New 1940s Musical is onstage at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. The musical is a reproduction of the kind of USO show Jack Benny and Bob Hope would have taken to the troops. Reserved seating is $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors and $9 for children 12 and under. Wednesday and Thursday tickets are $14. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. matinee Saturday. For tickets, call the box office at 817-284-1200, and for more information, visit www.ArtisanCT.com.

Now-Jan. 28 Rumple-Steal-Skin at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst depicts the story of a miller’s daughter who must spin straw into gold for the king. A strange little man offers help and tries to steal everything she owns. Showtimes are 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 817-284-1200.

Now-Jan. 29 Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents New Jerusalem, a play depicting the interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation in Amsterdam, in 1656. De Spinoza’s radical beliefs on God and religion draw him into a trial, which challenges Western thought. Ticket prices are $30 Friday and Saturday (student/senior $24), $26 Thursday (seniors $20) and $15 for students/under 30. Student rush tickets are available 30 minutes before shows for $5. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. For reservations, call 817-784-9378 or visit www.stagewest.org. 

Now-Jan. 29 Theatre Arlington presents Noises Off! This play within a play shows what happens backstage while rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. It contains strong language, so parental discretion is advised. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets, visit www.theatrearlington.org.

Jan. 26-Feb. 5 Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth presents When We Dead Awaken. Based on the relationship between the sculptor Rodin and his mistress, it is considered the forerunner of European symbolist drama. Jason Sikes, student on TR and SE campuses, is the assistant stage manager. This play is not suitable for children under 15 because of mature themes and graphic nature. Tickets for the Jan. 26 preview, which begins at 8 p.m., are $10 and free for educators. Regular showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. for Sunday matinees. A panel discussion featuring local scholars, including South Campus theater director Melinda Benton will follow the Jan. 26 preview. Interpreting for the deaf will be provided during the Feb. 4 performance. Tickets are $15 with discounts for students and seniors available by phone. For tickets, call 817-472-0032 or email boxoffice@pantatheater.org for more information.

Jan. 26-Feb. 25 Secrets of a Soccer Mom will open at Circle Theatre in Fort Worth. The comedy about three mothers who learn that true victory lies in better understanding themselves may include strong language. Preview showings are Jan. 26-28. Preview tickets are $10-$15, depending on the day. Regular-priced tickets are $20-$30, depending on the performance. 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.

Jan. 27-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.

MUSIC

Feb. 1 Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas will present Organ-ized, the first of the Sammons’ jazz spring series. Bobby Sparks Quartet opens the season with Shelby Carrol on saxophone, Todd Parsnow on guitar and Brannen Temple on drums. They will perform a tribute to the legendary Hammond B-3 organ. Black-Red-Black led by Red Young will play on the Hammond B-3 organ in the second set, joined by Ephraim Owens on trumpet and Brannen Temple on drums. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert is 7:30-10 p.m. Regular ticket prices are $40, and member tickets are $35. The price includes valet parking, refreshments and a light meal. For tickets, call 214-520-7789, and for more information, go to www.sammonsartcenter.org.

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