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Entertainment Calendar

ART

Now-March 31 The Biennial Faculty Exhibition will be on display in the Carillon Gallery in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. The exhibition includes works by the visual art faculty of South Campus. Thursday is the last opportunity for students, faculty and community to visit the exhibit. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information, contact Jason Goode at 817-515-4269.

Now-April 3 NW art professor Eduardo Aguilar honors his grandmother and two Texas Latino college presidents in his three paintings on display in the Art Space in the Walsh Library on NW Campus.

Now-April 14 NE art and biology departments present Bioforms, a sculpture exhibit developed by NE Ceramics II classes and the NE biology department. The exhibit, in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus, features realistic clay models of microscopic tissues.

Now-April 17 TR Campus brings Enduring Desire, a photography exhibit by Candice Chase, to the East Fork Gallery. The images, high-resolution prints mounted on 24-by-36-inch gator boards, reflect both the community and Chase’s own spiritual journey. The images are of nuns and boxers. Some prints of come from her photographing neighborhood youth in an Oak Cliff gym in Dallas. The gallery is open during the campus’ normal operating hours.

Now-April 22 SE Campus presents Ryder Richards: Pow[d]er, a collection of expansive, monumental art installations that explore themes of power and violence through drawings, sculptures and paintings. The exhibit is on view in Art Corridor II during normal college operating hours and is free to the public. For more information, contact Christopher Blay, SE liberal arts instructor, at 817-515-3406.

April 6 The third annual NW Campus celebration of nontraditional art, Dada3 Day, will be in the Lakeview Gallery. The day’s artwork will include a paper installation, gestural drawings and a melted glass structure as well as performances at times throughout the day. The gallery is open during normal college operating hours.

MUSIC

March 31 The NW music faculty will perform various jazz, classical, opera and musical theater pieces in the Faculty Noontime Recital. The recital starts at 12:30 p.m. in WFAB 1105 on NW Campus and is free for all students.

April 6 The Sammons Center for the Arts will present Jazz U, an evening of live jazz entertainment. The concert will include ensembles from the University of North Texas and pianist Dean Jose Bowen of Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School for the Arts performing with his group Jampact. Free valet parking, complimentary beverages and light appetizers will be offered. Admission is $35 and $30 for members. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or information, call 214-520-7789.

April 12 Barbara Boyd and her pick-up band will perform Celtic Connexion, songs from around the world that have some tie to Ireland. The free performance will be at 7 p.m. in WFAB 1105 on NW Campus.

April 13 The NE music department will sponsor a concert featuring the NE Jazz Lab Band and special guest saxophonist Jim Snidero. The New York-based musician will visit the campus during his tour to many universities and colleges in the country. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the NFAB theater. Admission is free.

 Theater

Now-April 2 Circle Theatre in Fort Worth closes its production of the area premiere of Boeing-Boeing, a classic farce written by French playwright Marc Camoletti. The comedy is based on a successful architect living in Paris and juggling the timetables of his three fiancées who are all flight attendants. Everything is going well until a friend stops over for a surprise visit, and all three stewardesses change their flight schedules. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10-$30. For reservations, call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com.

April 1-2 The Regal Opera Company in Colleyville presents Little Mary Sunshine, a funny Gilbert-and-Sullivan-like musical with forest rangers, American Indians and fair maidens. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and children and $12 for groups of 10. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Colleyville Center, and concessions will be available. For ticket information, call 817-915-7807.

April 14-16 The South Campus drama department will perform the Ian Woolridge stage adaptation of George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm. The story deals with the animals of Manor Farm who, after rebelling against their human owner and taking over the farm, find themselves at odds with each other. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Carillon Theatre in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for non-TCC students and seniors and free for TCC students, faculty and staff. Reservations are not required, but no one will be admitted late. 

Special Events

Now-Oct. 31 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History presents Tornado Alley, an explosive new film designed to give audiences insight into one of nature’s most powerful weather phenomenons. The film will be shown in the museum’s Omni Theater, an IMAX dome. Admission is $7 for adults and $6 for children and seniors. Museum members receive $3 off. All tickets can be purchased at www.fortworthmuseum.org or by phone at 817-255-9540.

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