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Entertainment Calendar


Now-Feb. 20 Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square presents Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery. The narrator tells the story of her coming of age as a young black girl in the South and the women who influenced her. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with 3 p.m. matinees Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $15 Thursday evenings and matinees and $25 Friday-Saturday evenings. Call 817-338-4411 for tickets.

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

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

Feb. 25-27 Pantagleize Theatre Co. will host the Michael Chekhov Foundation 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 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 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 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


Now-Feb. 17 Dallas artist Patrick Short’s video installation ends its run in the Carillon Gallery in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts on South Campus. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission is free.

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

Feb. 17 A reception opens the TR Campus art show featuring works by TCC’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied students at 5:30 p.m. in the TREF art gallery.

Feb. 21-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. An opening night reception will be held 6-7:15 p.m. in the gallery. This event is free and open to all TCC students, faculty, staff and the public. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


Feb. 17 The NE music department presents a faculty jazz combo featuring instructors Warren Dewey and Philippe Baugh and music students Sam Jones, James McKinney and Tommy Whitmore. They will perform a number of jazz standards in a small group format 7:30-8:30 p.m. in NFAB 1129. The concert is free and open to the public.

Feb. 17 NE Campus music department chair Karen Parsons and Doug Parsons will perform a piano duo featuring Brahms’ Hungarian Rhapsodies. The performance is at 10 a.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus and is free and open to the public.

Feb. 26 NE Campus’ guitar ensemble will sponsor the Guitar Festival to raise funds to compete in the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival. The festival will consist 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 or call 1-903-634-7427.


Feb. 18 NE dance department will put on a series of events called Dancing for Dollars to raise money for a New York organization that battles AIDS. Events include a silent auction 9 a.m.-3 p.m., a hip-hop class 12:45-1:30 p.m. and a ballroom class 1:30-2:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. Classes require a $5 donation. Everyone is welcome.

Feb. 19 The family can experience an afternoon of creative fun during Surprise! Art of the Unexpected at the Kimbell Art Museum. The free family festival runs 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 817-332-8451, ext. 297 or visit

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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