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Entertainment Calendar

THEATER 

Now-March 12 Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents C.S. Lewis’ Prince Caspian. The Pevensie children travel back to Narnia to fight with their new ally. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Monday-Tuesday with 3 p.m. matinees Saturday. Tickets are $7-$16. For reservations, call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com.

Now-March 12 Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz visits Hurst’s Artisan Center Theater for 10 a.m. performances Tuesdays and Saturdays. All seats are $5. For reservations, visit www.artisanct.com or call 817-284-1200.

Feb. 24-26 The South Campus drama program will present Lynn Nottage’s Crumbs from the Table of Joy, a drama about a black family in 1950 who moves from Florida to New York and deals with religion, interracial relationships and communism. 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 after the play begins.

Feb. 24-April 2 Circle Theatre in Fort Worth presents 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 play will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets are $10-$30. For reservations, call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com.

Feb. 25-27 Pantagleize Theatre Co. will host the Michael Chekhov Foundation’s course in acting. Lisa Dalton will lead students through an energetic set of exercises to prepare them physically, mentally and emotionally to create exciting characterizations. The weekend will conclude with a showcase performance featuring workshop participants. Two $225 scholarships will be offered. Those interested can send a résumé, headshot and one paragraph describing their needs and aspirations to Chekhov Scholarship, Pantagleize Theatre Co., 1400 Henderson St., Bldg. #3, Fort Worth 76102 or by e-mail attachment to violetovalle@pantatheatre.org. Participants must be at least 18 to apply.

Feb. 28-March 5 Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, a play based on Judy Blume’s book by the same title, is the story of 9-year-old Peter Hatcher, who feels like a nobody because his little brother Fudge gets all the attention from his toddler antics. The NW play is geared toward children, but audiences of all ages will relate to Peter’s feelings and experiences. Showtimes are 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday in Theater Northwest. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for non-TCC students and free for TCC students, faculty and staff. For reservations, call 817-515-7724.

March 2-5 NE drama program will present its version of the 16th century Shakespearean comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream in NFAB NE Theatre. The abbreviated version, set in 20th century Mexico, incorporates all of the original production’s themes and storylines but includes creative elements such as matadors, mariachi bands and cacti that come alive. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $4 for non-TCC students and seniors and $6 for the general public. For reservations, call 817-515-6687.

March 3-5 The SE Campus drama program will present the Shakespearean play The Comedy of Errors 8 p.m. Thursday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the courtyard area between the main building and the science building. The Comedy of Errors focuses on identical twins, separated at birth, who end up in the same town and are being mistaken for one another. The play is free for students and faculty, $3 for seniors and non-TCC students and $6 for the general public. For reservations, call 817-515-3599.

March 4 Circle Theatre will hold University Night for Boeing-Boeing. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for faculty. University Night tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchasers can use the code UNIV to qualify for this offer when buying tickets online. Seniors (65+) and groups of 10 or more receive a $5 discount also. Seating is limited, and reservations are highly recommended. Call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com.

ART

Now-March 3 In honor of the 33rd Anniversary of the Women in New Roles program, the Women’s History Month and Women in New Roles Art Show will be on display in the Performing Arts Center’s Carillon Gallery on South Campus. The exhibit features works by current and former WINR students. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Now-March 10 Interconnectivity, a series of works by three art faculty members, is on exhibit in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus. Pieces include one oil on canvas by associate professor Cindy Hurt, two “graffiti” on canvas by associate professor Andrew Stalder and two watercolors by instructor Rebecca Briley. 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. Admission is free. An Artist Talk will be 2-3 p.m. March 3 in front of the artworks.

Now-March 27 The Kimbell Art Museum presents Salvator Rosa: Bandits, Wilderness and Magic. The 36 oil paintings show the wide range of subjects produced by the 17th century Italian before his death at 58. Tickets are free for members and children under 6, $8 for adults, $6 for students with IDs and seniors 60 and over and $4 for children 6-11. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.kimbellart.org or call 817-332-8451.

March 3 International ceramist Cynthia Bringle will visit NE Campus for a ceramics demonstration and studio visit beginning at 1 p.m. in the NFAB Ceramics Lab. The event is sponsored by the art department, student activities and the NEC Association of Potters /Sculptors.

March 10-31 The South Campus Biennial Faculty Exhibit opens with a reception 6-8 p.m. in the Carillon Gallery in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information, contact Jason Goode at 817-515-4269.

MUSIC

Feb. 26 NE Campus’ guitar ensemble will sponsor the Guitar Festival to raise funds to compete in the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival. The NE festival consists of competitions in a series of divisions, ending with a performance by the finalists. The event is 10 a.m.-10 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. The entry fee is $10. The festival and its competitions are open to all ages. For more information, visit www.strumhum.com or call 1-903-634-7427.

March 2 Sammons Jazz will present The Leigh Tomlinson Memorial Showcase, which celebrates the legacy of the Sammons Jazz favorite who died in 2008. The evening features live jazz entertainment as well as free valet parking, complimentary beverages and light appetizers. The doors of the Meadows Hall at the Sammons Center for the Arts will open at 7 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $35, and admission for members is $30. For tickets or information, call 214-520-7789.

March 8 The past and the present combine with love in TCU’s presentation of the opera The Face on the Barroom Floor at 7 p.m. in the NW Campus Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). Present-day Larry and Isabel ask a bartender about the face painted on the floor in the barroom. After the bartender tells them the story of a wandering traveler and a woman named Isabel from the 19th century, events occur in the present day mirroring the past. Admission is free for all.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Feb. 23 Artist and writer Shay Youngblood will talk about the creative process as well as her work and life to NE Campus students. Youngblood’s play Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery is currently showing at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. The luncheon presentation, Open Book, is 12:30-2 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner.

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