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Entertainment Calendar


Feb. 1 Steve Turre, the Saturday Night Live trombonist, 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

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 reservations, call 214-520-7789.


Now-Feb. 19 Guest artists Linda Guy and JoAnn 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 reception will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 29 in the gallery.

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, 7:45-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

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

Now-April 17 Ed Ruscha: Road Tested, the current special exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, presents about 75 works from the artist’s career. The multimedia exhibit demonstrates his passion for cars and driving through paintings, drawings, photographs and a seldom-seen film. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 817-738-9215 or visit

Jan. 27-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. An artist’s reception is 6-8 p.m. Jan. 28 in the gallery.

Now-Jan. 29 Artisan Center Theater in Hurst ends its run of Camelot, the romantic musical about King Arthur and his queen. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Tickets are $7-$16 and can be reserved at or at 817-284-1200.

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.

Feb. 1-5 A touring company of Mamma Mia! arrives at Bass Performance Hall. The musical about love and relationships features the music of ABBA. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Ticket prices range from $37.80-$75.60. Call 817-212-7400 or visit 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

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 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.

Jan. 27-30, 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, Coaches Chats with NFL coaches 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

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 Net proceeds go to local charities.

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

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