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Entertainment Calendar


Now-May 1 Theatre Arlington presents Ain’t Misbehavin’, a musical by jazz legend Thomas “Fats” Waller. Written and produced in the ’20s, the musical takes the audience back to a time when Manhattan nightclubs were a playground for swing music. Tickets are $22. Discounts are available for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Parental discretion is advised. For more information and tickets, call 817-275-7661 or visit

Now-May 1 Theatre Northwest will perform Vanities, a play about how close friends in high school too often grow apart afterward. Kathy, Joanne and Mary have all gone their separate ways, are involved with the same man and have no interest in cheerleading, their former bond. Shows will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for non-TCC students and free for TCC students, faculty and staff.

April 28-30 SE Campus’ drama program will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at 8 p.m. Thursday, 2 and 8 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday in the C.A. Roberson Theatre. The musical is free to TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for general public and $3 for senior citizens and non-TCC students. For more information, contact drama associate professor Pert Durapau at 817-515-3722.

May 4-7 NE Campus’ theater program will 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.


May 3 The Honors Student Recital will show off the best NW Campus music department students and begins at 7 p.m. in WFAB 1105. Performances will include all instruments and voice types performing a wide range of music from classical music to Broadway and country. Admission is free.

May 15, 22 Arts District Chorale will conclude its 2010-2011 season with two performances of Broken Boundaries and Ancient Lands: An American Quilt. Both 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 For May 22 tickets and information, visit

April 28 NW modern dance classes and the Mosaic Dance Project will perform a series of dance works that highlights the beauty of the campus. Performances will begin at 1 p.m. on the front lawn and running trail by the lake. Admission is free, and reservations are not required.

April 29 Movers Unlimited Dance Touring Company, NE Dance Company and members of TCC dance programs will present Global Rhythms 7:30 p.m. at Richland High School.

April 29-30 The South Campus dance program will present its sixth annual Kaleidoscope Dance Concert. The event will feature members of the Velocity I and Velocity II dance companies in original works choreographed by dance instructor Gypsy Ingram and members of the company. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in SPAC Carillon Theatre. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff and $5 for general admission.

April 30 The South Campus dance program will present a concert featuring students from technique classes ranging in style from ballet to hip-hop and modern. The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. in SPAC Carillon Theatre. Tickets are $1.

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.


April 30, May 1, May 3 Vandergriff Pictures will return to 1965 transforming LaGrave Field into Arlington’s old Turnpike Stadium, home of the Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs. In partnership with the Fort Worth Cats Baseball, community residents are invited to be a part of a film experience honoring the men who brought Major League Baseball to North Texas. Filming will be noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Filming will include guest appearances and door prizes. Those interested in participating should call 817-277-7104 or e-mail to confirm attendance.


Now-April 30 The Visual Art Student Exhibition is up in the Lakeview Gallery on NW Campus. The exhibit includes student works from six categories: painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, design and digital art. The categories will be judged by Janet Chaffee, art adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. Awards will be presented 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30.

Now-May 2 The NE Campus Exposure Photo Club presents its annual student photography exhibition in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Visitors can see the exhibit 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission is free.

April 27 Students can talk with the creators of the sculptures outside WFAB and eat free pizza baked in one of the sculptures during the Spring Reception at the Northwest Sculpture Park near the south entrance of WFAB. The reception will start at 11 a.m., and artist talks will begin at 12:30 p.m.

May 3-5 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.


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