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Entertainment Calendar

ART

Now-Sept. 29
Tore Terrasi: Experiments in Typography is on display in the Lakeview Gallery on NW Campus (WFAB 1135A). Terrasi, art assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, explores text through the visual elements of typography, design and poetry. 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. The gallery is free and open to the public.

Now-Oct. 5
The NE Campus art department presents the Northeast Art Faculty Sampler, including various forms of art — painting, ceramics, photography — by TCC teachers in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, contact associate professor Cynthia Hurt at cynthia.hurt@tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 5
South Campus is hosting the Sojourn in the Shadowlands exhibit Monday-Thursday by appointment only in the Carillon Gallery located in the Joe B. Rushing Center for Performing Arts. The artist, Michael Roque Collins, created his pieces after visiting Holocaust sites in Germany. The pieces are meant to depict memories of what happened during the Holocaust by using destruction and nature to evoke thoughts in the viewer. To schedule a viewing, contact art department chair Joshua Goode at 817-515-4641.

Now-Oct. 6
SE Campus presents the Art Faculty Biennial Exhibit 7 a.m.-10 p.m. in Art Corridor II. The collection includes drawings, photographs, video and prints by SE full-time and part-time faculty. For more information, contact instructional associate and curator Christopher Blay at christopher.blay@tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 10
The NE art department presents a clay art faculty exhibit in the library lobby. The exhibit includes works of stoneware and ceramics from faculty. Library hours are 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, contact Karmien Bowman at karmien.bowman@tccd.edu.

Now-Oct. 14
Ruth Asawa: Organic Meditations at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth displays an artistic point of view of nature through lithographs. 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. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.cartermuseum.org.

Now-Oct. 24
The NE Art Association is sponsoring a zombie movie contest. Students are invited to submit movies three minutes or less. Students must pay a $10 entry fee for the contest, and the winning movie will receive half of all entry fees. The movies will be shown at a campus zombie party, which will be held Oct. 29. For more information, contact Andrew Stalder at andrew.stalder@tccd.edu or Scott Parker at richard.parker@tccd.edu.

THEATER 

Now-Sept. 30
Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents Around the World in 80 Days. Phileas Fogg and his manservant Passepartout race against the clock and calendar with unforeseen misadventures. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $26 for adults and $20 for seniors Thursday and Sunday, $30 for adults and $24 for seniors Friday and Saturday. Students are $15. For more information, go to www.stagewest.org.

Now-Sept. 30
Rent
is on stage at Theatre Arlington. Rent tells the story of a group of friends trying to survive with AIDS in New York City and is for mature audiences only. Regular showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and students and $17.50 for Press Pass holders. For more information, go to www.theatrearlington.org.

Now-Sept. 30
Onstage in Bedford presents Always … Patsy Cline. Based on the true story of the friendship between the country music star and Houston housewife Louise Seger, the musical showcases some of Cline’s famous songs. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, students and Bedford residents and $10 for groups of 10 or more. For more information, go to www.onstageinbedford.com.

Now-Sept. 30
X Marks the Spot is onstage at the Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth. A group of pirates land in North Texas to pillage through the towns. As their mischievous acts ensue, the pirates’ stories will cross and a love story will appear with lots of laughter to follow. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 Friday-Saturday and $17 Sunday. For more information, go to www.pantatheatre.org.

Now-Oct. 6
Fiddler on the Roof is onstage at Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. A poor dairyman teaches his five daughters the traditions of the Jewish community while battling the social changes of Czarist Russia. The classic musical of a father and his traditions is great for all ages. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Tickets are $14 Monday-Thursday and $18 Friday-Saturday for adults, $7 Monday-Thursday and $9 Friday-Saturday for children and $16 for seniors and students. For more information, go to www.artisanct.com.

Now-Oct. 6
Artie’s Playhouse of the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids. The Hundred Acre Woods is brought to the stage in Pooh’s hunt for honey. During his adventure, he meets his friends Piglet, Tigger, Owl and Rabbit. Showtimes are 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. For more information, go to www.artisanct.com.

Now-Oct. 21
Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth presents Flight. The show portrays the story of an enslaved family on a Georgia plantation in 1858. After a young mother is sold, the enslaved community comes together to comfort and strengthen a father and son left behind. Flight is based on slave narratives and celebrates the African-American oral tradition of passing down stories to younger generations. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $12 opening weekend. Regular prices are $12 Sunday and Thursday, $15 for the Saturday matinee and $25 Friday and Saturday evening. For more information, go to www.jubileetheatre.org.

Oct. 3-6
The new NE theater production Bash: Latter Day Plays will explore the themes of love, guilt and redemption. The series of the three one-act plays starts at 7 p.m. each night with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the NE Campus theater (NFAB 1205). Admission is free for TCC students and faculty, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for general public. The play contains adult subject matter and is not appropriate for children. For more information, contact the box office at 817-515-6687.

Oct. 4-6
South Campus’ Carillon Theatre presents Steel Magnolias directed by Lindy Benton-Muller. The play portrays the classic story of a group of gossipy Southern women who stand by each other through thick and thin set in present day with a blended cast. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 non-TCC students and senior citizens and free for TCC students, faculty and staff. For more information, contact Benton-Muller at melinda.benton@tccd.edu.

MUSIC

Sept. 27-29
Rounding out the final week of the Texas Power 2012 Fall Concert Series at Arlington’s Levitt Pavilion is the Honey Island Swamp Band performing Sept. 27. The band will play its unique style of New Orleans blues. On Sept. 28, singer/songwriter LeRoy Bell, a top 10 finalist on The X Factor, brings soulful vocals to the stage. The Quebe Sisters Band performs Sept. 29 with a three-part harmony folk sound. All shows start at 7:30 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, go to www.levittpavilionarlington.org.

Sept. 28-29
The Vocal Majority Chorus in Dallas presents Deep in the Heart of Texas with songs about the state and its history. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Eisemann in Richardson. Tickets range from $10-$43. For more information, go to www.vocalmajority.com.

Oct. 3
The Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas presents the second show of its 2012 Jazz Series. The Greg Waits’ Jazz Refugees kicks off the night with swinging jazz. The second set will bring the sound of the jazz piano with the Stefan Karlsson Quintet featuring Rich Perry, Alex Sipiagin and Donald Edwards. The show will be 7:30-10 p.m. with doors open at 7 p.m. Regular tickets are $40 and $35 for center members. For more information, go to www.sammonsartcenter.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sept. 26
Theatre Northwest will present Night Solos at 7:30 p.m. on the WADM Cinco Palms Stage. The evening performance is approximately an hour and will feature solo artists in dance, drama and music. Cost is free. Attendees should take a blanket or chair to sit on. For more information, contact Amy Sleigh at 817-515-7174.

Oct. 4
The Little Shop of Horrors will be shown at 6 p.m. in the SE Campus library. In this dark comedy, a killer plant is found by a flower shop worker. The classic horror movie will kick off a month of Thursday night monster movies in the library during the month of October.

 

 

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