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Entertainment Calendar

THEATER

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 www.stagewest.org 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.

Feb. 4-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 www.artisanct.com.

Feb. 5-March 12 Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz arrives at 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. 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. 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.

ART

Now-Feb. 12 Guest artists Linda Guy and Jo-Ann Mulroy will 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 are on exhibit in the J. Ardis Bell Library on NE Campus. Pieces include one oil on canvas by associate professor Cindy Hurst, 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 Artists 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 www.kimbellart.org.

MUSIC

Feb. 2 Sammons Jazz of Dallas presents Nothin’ But a Party. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. with the N’Awlins Gumbo Kings and music from the Big Easy. The Ahmed Medina Quintet featuring Carla Norris presents the second set beginning at 8:50 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $35 and includes complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, light appetizers and valet parking. For tickets, call 214-520-7789.

Feb. 8 The NE music department presents the second part of its Guitar Series at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Dr. Michael Morey, music instructor and former TCC student, will perform classical music. Admission is free.

Feb. 8 Larry Goldings, a frequent one-man backup band for James Taylor, will be the featured artist for the University of North Texas Jazz Artist Series. The program begins at 8 p.m. in the McDavid Studio in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for faculty and staff and $20 for other adults. For reservations, visit www.basshall.org.

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 www.basshall.org.

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS 

Feb. 2-6 Those wanting a football fix without the cost of a Super Bowl ticket can visit NFL Experience at the Dallas Convention Center. The event includes more than 50 interactive games for all ages, free football clinics, NFL Coaches Chats offering an inside look at the sport, autograph sessions and a football memorabilia show. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. Hours vary by day, and tickets are for specific days. For more information, visit www.superbowl.com.

Feb. 3-5 Hangman’s House of Horrors opens for Super Bowl weekend with three special attractions: Happy Horror Days, a walk-through tribute to the holidays; The Swinery, a tasting room featuring hillbillies; and 3-D Wonderland, an experience through the rabbit hole. Hours are 7-10 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday. Regular admission is $20 with a “fast pass” admission for $30. Tickets are available on site or at www.hangmans.com. Net proceeds go to local charities.

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 www.kimbellart.org.

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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