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Entertainment Calendar

Now-Feb. 13 This, a play about relationships, brings the trials of approaching middle age to Stage West in Fort Worth. Best friends join to help a recently widowed single mother find a new partner. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $30 Fridays-Saturdays, $26 Thursdays and Sundays with $6 discounts for students and seniors. Call 817-784-9378 or visit for reservations.

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 reservations.

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 or call 817-284-1200.

Now-March 14 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. 12 The NE drama program presents its fifth annual Benefit for the Battered Women’s Foundation of Hurst. Based on women’s themes, the program will include short performances, poetry, music and dance by TCC students, faculty and staff. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the NFAB Theatre. Admission is a $10 donation. Reservations are not required.

Feb. 12-13 Pantagleize Theatre Co. in Fort Worth presents Strawberries and Sonnets, the Language of Love, a staged reading of what the saints, scholars and songwriters have said on the subject, complemented with desserts, sparkling beverages and soulful music. The show will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $30-$40 a couple with group discounts available. Visit or call 817-472-0032 for reservations.

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. 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 years old to apply.


Now-Feb. 12 Guest artists Linda Guy and Jo-Ann Mulroy have their work on display in the Nurture/Nature exhibition in the Lakeview Gallery on NW Campus. The gallery is open 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. A closing reception is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 12 with an Artist Talk at noon in the gallery.

Now-Feb. 17 Dallas artist Patrick Short’s video installation is 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 art works.

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, call 817-332-8451 or visit

Feb. 17 TR Campus will hold a grand opening and reception for its 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. 12 The Austin Lounge Lizards, a band whose music is influenced by George Jones and Frank Zappa, will perform at 8 p.m. in the McDavid Studio in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square. Admission is $27.50. For reservations, visit

Feb. 15 Faculty jazz band Phase II and guest vocalist Tatiana Mayfield will perform at 7 p.m. in WFAB 1105 on NW Campus. The performance is free and open to all.

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. Admission 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. 10 The NE Campus Coffee House Conversation will feature a poetry reading by Charlotte Renk at 7:30 p.m. in NFAB 1129. Renk has published Solidago: An Altar to Weeks and These Holy Hungers: Secret Yearnings from an Empty Cup. The event is sponsored by the Cornerstone Honors Program and is free to the public.

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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