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ART

Now-May 5 Shopping for Mother’s Day may be easier as NW Campus ceramics students are selling their work 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WSTU 1303. Handmade pieces include bowls, vases, cups, teapots, sculptural forms and jewelry.

Now-June 19 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will showcase works by sculptor Teresita Fernandez. Known for her ability to create art in the form of nature, her works are reminiscent of clouds, rainstorms, waterfalls and stars. Her work has been featured in many museums including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Her piece “Starfield,” made with mirrored glass cubes on anodized aluminum, is featured in the new Cowboys Stadium as she was one of only 17 artists worldwide to have her art chosen to be featured in the facility.

THEATER 

present the musical comedy Guys and Dolls at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee in the NFAB Theatre. The classic American show is set in New York in the early 1950s and revolves around a small-time gambler, a mission girl, a high roller and a showgirl as their lives intermingle. The fast-paced performance is filled with laughs and light-hearted romance tacked together with buoyant jazz numbers. The event is free for TCC students and faculty, $4 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for general admission.

Now-May 21 Artisan Center Theater will present Neil Simon’s Proposals. This romantic comedy tells the story of nine people whose lives intertwine as unexpected guests arrive at a summer vacation retreat. Romantic complications ensue — the heartache of lost love, the thrill of new love and the reunion of past love — resulting in a hilarious story of loyalty, honesty and forgiveness. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $12-$16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $7-$9 for children 12 and under. For tickets and information, call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com.

Now-May 22 Casa Mañana will present The Wizard of Oz. This musical tells the story of Dorothy and her dog Toto, who have been carried away by a tornado and join up with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. Together, they face off against the wicked witch and her flying monkeys as they set out to find the wonderful Wizard of Oz. Shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $16-$18. For tickets and information, visit www.casamanana.org.

May 26-June 25 Circle Theatre in Fort Worth will present Marvin’s Room. This play tells the story of Bessie, the caretaker of her ill father named Marvin and her aunt Ruth. While nursing them, Bessie learns that she has leukemia and her only hope for a bone marrow transplant is to contact her estranged sister and nephews. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. The show contains adult content. For ticket information, call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com.

May 27-June 26 The Jubilee Theatre will present Alice Wonder, a 2002 musical created by Jubilee founder Rudy Eastman and director Joe Rogers. Starring Sheran Goodspeed-Keyton as Alice Wonder and Robert Rouse as Cat Daddy, this version of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is a comedy hit. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $15-$25. For tickets and information, visit www.jubileetheatre.org or call 817-338-4411.

MUSIC

May 4 The Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas will present Up Jumping Spring, an evening of live jazz entertainment. The first performance will feature The Texas Gypsies, an eclectic variety of jazz led by Steve Curry on guitar and vocals. The second performance will feature the John Lewis Quartet led by pianist/composer John Lewis. The evening will include free valet parking, complimentary beverages and light appetizers. Tickets are $35 for regular admission and $30 for members. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Dress is casual. For tickets and information, call 214-520-7789.

May 6 NE Campus’ music department will present its annual Honors Recital at Roots Coffeehouse in North Richland Hills. The event will include a variety of musical pieces performed by students chosen through auditions. The recital will begin at 3 p.m. and is free for the public.

May 6-8 The Bass Performance Hall will present Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto performed by pianist Barry Douglas, who became the first non-Russian since Van Cliburn to win the gold medal at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in 1986 in Moscow. He will perform Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto along will music from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and information, call 817-665-6000 or visit www.fwsymphony.org.

May 14 Pat Green will perform at 10:30 p.m. at Billy Bob’s Texas. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $25/$20 for reserved seating.

May 15, 22 Arts District Chorale will conclude its 2010-2011 season with two performances of Broken Boundaries and Ancient Lands: An American Quilt. The shows will reveal aspects of the cataclysmic encounters of ancient and modern cultures in the Americas while incorporating storytelling and a profound sense of place. The first performance will take place at 2:30 p.m. May 15 in the Perkins Chapel on the Southern Methodist University campus. The second performance, sponsored by the Waxahachie Symphony Association, will take place at 3 p.m. May 22 at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium in Waxahachie. For May 15 tickets and information, visit www.artsdistrictchorale.org. For May 22 tickets and information, visit www.waxahachiesymphony.com.

May 20 McDavid Studio in Sundance Square will present legendary Texas blues rocker Bugs Henderson. Mixing blues, jazz, swing and funk on his guitar, Henderson has played with musical icons such as B.B. King, Freddie King, Eric Clapton, Ted Nugent, Roy Buchanan and James Burton. Tickets are $27.50. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. For tickets and information, call Bass Performance Hall at 817-212-4280 or visit www.basshall.com.

DANCE

May 6 TCC dance students, TCC NW Dance Company and the Mosaic Dance Project will perform modern, jazz, hip-hop, Latin ballroom and ballet pieces in Assorted Pieces 1-3 p.m. in Theatre Northwest. Tickets are $1 at the door.

May 6-7 SE Campus presents its seventh dance concert with Dance Works at 7:30 p.m. in the C.A. Roberson Theatre. The concert will showcase the dance department’s 140 students. Dance genres will include jazz, ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop and contemporary. Rhapsody Movement Company, the SE dance ensemble, will perform. Two SE faculty members also will perform. Admission is free to TCC students and employees and $5 for general admission at the door.

 

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