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Entertainment Calendar

MUSIC

Nov. 29 The NW choir performs a fall concert directed by music instructor Patricia Bedford. The group will perform choral literature of all styles. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). For more information, email Bedford at patricia.bedford@tccd.edu.

Nov. 29 South music professor Oscar Dressler and music instructor Iryna Simoneaux present Sounds of Celebration. The two-piano concert features The Nutcracker Suite and various Christmas carols. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in the SREC South Recital Hall with a reception following. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dressler at 817-515-4649.

Dec. 4 A honors student recital featuring the top NW music students will be at 7 p.m. in the WFAB Recital Hall. For more information, email music instructor Richard Powell at richard.powell@tccd.edu.

Dec. 4 The South music department presents its Choir Concert. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall with a reception following. For more information, contact music professor Oscar Dressler at 817-515-4649 or oscar.dressler@tccd.edu.

Dec. 4 The NE music department presents a concert featuring the Chamber Singers, Collegiate Chorale and Community Chorus. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Shady Oaks Baptist Church, 336 Cavender Drive in Hurst. For more information, email music assistant professor Bobbie Douglass at bobbie.douglass@tccd.edu.

Dec. 5 Recitals for NW music students will be at 7 p.m. in the WFAB Recital Hall. For more Information, email instructor Richard Powell at richard.powell@tccd.edu.

Dec. 6 NE string students will host an end-of-the-semester concert from 6-9 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). For more information, email music instructor Hsinyi Wang at hsinyi.wang@tccd.edu.

 DANCE

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 South Campus’ dance department presents the Dance Salad Concert. The end-of-the-semester concert will feature dancers from the campus’ dance companies, Velocity I and Velocity II, and various dance technique courses. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. in the Carillon Theatre of the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for general admission and free for all TCC students, faculty and staff. For more information, email dance associate professor Gypsy Ingram at gypsy.ingram@tccd.edu.

Dec. 6 Fall into Dance, a concert featuring the NW Dance Company and dance students, will be 1-3 p.m. in WSTU 1303 on NW Campus. The informal concert will host a selection of ballet, modern, jazz and hip-hop styles. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, contact NW dance associate professor Kim Jackson at 817-515-7190 or kim.jackson@tccd.edu.

Dec. 6 A NW Student Choreography Showcase will be 7:30-9 p.m. in WSTU 1303. The program will present various dance students’ work ranging from modern to hip-hop. Admission is free, but donations will be collected at the door. For more information, contact dance associate professor Amy Sleigh at 817-515-7174 or amy.sleigh@tccd.edu.

Dec. 7-8 Kaleidoscope, the NE Campus fall dance concert, will be 7:30-8:30 p.m. both nights with a 2:30 p.m. concert Dec. 8 in the NFAB Theatre. Several styles of ballroom including the fox trot, swing, tango, jive and cha-cha will be performed as well as contemporary ballet, tap, hip-hop and modern dance. The program contains brief mature images. Tickets are $5 for non-TCC students and free for students with a valid TCC ID. For more information, call dance professor Linda Quinn at 817-515-6023.

ART

Now-Nov. 30 Point of View: An Exhibition of Photography is on display in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. Photographers include a mixture of students and faculty who participated in the study abroad programs during the spring and summer under the direction of associate professor Patricia Richards. The exhibit is open during normal school hours. Admission is free.

Now-Dec. 8 The NW art exhibit Loose Knit, a display of ceramics, paintings and drawings, is in the Lakeview Gallery (WFAB 1135A). Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, email art associate professor Fred Spaulding at frederick.spaulding@tccd.edu.

Now-Dec. 15 Falloff is on display in SE Campus’ Art Corridor II Gallery. This video and light installation includes work from Fort Worth artist Kris Pierce and TCC fine arts adjunct Timothy Harding. For more information, call instructional assistant and curator Christopher Blay at 817-515-3406.

Now-Dec. 30 The Kimball at 40: An Evolving Masterpiece celebrates the Kimball Art Museum in Fort Worth and the institution’s 40th anniversary. The exhibition goes through the history of the museum and some of the great pieces it has presented. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices vary. For more information, go to www.kimballart.org.

Now-Jan. 6 Companion (Passing Through) is on display at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. As an encore to last year’s exhibit Focus: Kaws, the Modern brings the Brooklyn-based artist’s work back. His 16-foot sculpture sits at the museum’s entrance. The human/animal/cartoon hybrid has a Mickey Mouse body in a Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker pose. The museum is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. For more information, go to www.themodern.org.

Now-Jan. 6 The Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth presents To See as Artists See: American Art from the Phillips Collection. Duncan Phillips opened the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., in 1921 to the public as America’s first modern art museum. In this first large-scale traveling exhibit, works ranging from 1851-1960 are on display. The Amon is only one of two stops in the U.S. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.cartermuseum.org.

Now-Jan. 13 Larry Sultan’s Homeland: American Story is on display at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. Themes of the renowned photographs include the housing crisis, illegal immigration and the speed of everyday life. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.cartermuseum.org.

Now-Jan. 20 The Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth presents Industrial Monuments: Photographs and Works on Paper from the Machine Age. The exhibition showcases photographs, drawings and prints of the American industrial landscape between the early 1910s and the late 1940s. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.cartermuseum.org.

 THEATER

Now-Dec. 3 The black comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore is the story of “Mad” Padraic’s desire to avenge the death of his cat Wee Thomas at any cost. The play will run nightly at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 3 in the NFAB Theatre. The show is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 817-515-6687. This play is not suitable for children.

Now-Dec. 9 Stage West Theatre of Fort Worth presents She Loves Me. The romantic musical is a classic story with plotlines of The Shop Around the Corner and You’ve Got Mail. Set in 1940s Budapest, two shop employees are consistently at odds with each other while at work, but both are unaware of the love they have for each other as secret pen pals. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday with no show Thanksgiving Day. Tickets range from $5-$32. For reservations, call the box office at 817-784-9378.

Now-Dec. 16 Annie, the classic story of an orphan on a mission to find the parents who abandoned her, is onstage at Theatre Arlington. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for children 12 and younger. For reservations, call the box office at 817-275-7661.

Now-Dec. 22 The Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents the musical The Forgotten Carols. A straight-laced nurse is assigned to care for an elderly man who has psychological problems. The man believes he has been alive for 2,000 years and has met people from the Christmas story. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday, with a 3 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Tickets range from $7-$18. For reservations, call the box office at 817-284-1200.

Now-Dec. 22 Artie’s Playhouse of the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents A Snow White Christmas. The Wicked Queen hates Christmas and plots against Snow White because she brings the winter snow. Showtimes are 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Friday. Special holiday showtimes include 10 a.m. Dec. 19, 20 and 22, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 18 and 21 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Tickets are $5. For more information, go to www.artisanct.com.

Now-Dec. 23 ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is onstage for the children’s performance at the Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth. With Molly struggling to find Christmas cheer, her mother takes her on a treasure hunt where they discover dancing elves and a rocking Santa Claus. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15-$35. For more information, go to www.casamanana.org.

Now.-Dec. 30 Black Spurs is onstage at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth. This is a Jubilee Theatre original about a young man who sets out to avenge his father’s death in the Wild West. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets range between $15-$25. For reservations, call the theater’s box office at 817-338-4411.

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 The SE drama department presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, the last production for the fall semester. The audience will take a peek behind the scenes of a 1940s radio broadcast as the radio cast performs the classic Christmas story. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee Friday in the C.A. Roberson Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for non-TCC students and seniors and free for all TCC students, faculty and staff. For reservations, call the SE box office at 817-515-3599.

Dec. 5-9 Theatre Northwest presents Dark of the Moon, the last show for the fall semester. The play follows a witch boy named John who falls in love with a beautiful mortal girl named Barbara. To be with her, John makes a pact to be human that threatens their love and lives. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for non-TCC students and seniors and free for TCC students, faculty and staff. For reservations, call the box office at 817-515-7724.

 SPECIAL EVENTS
Now-January 2013 Drawing Power: The Newton Collection of Original Editorial Cartoons is on display at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. The exhibit features 100 editorial cartoons that appeared in magazines and newspapers, some dating back to the 1930s. Being one of America’s largest collections, it includes works from Pulitzer Prize-winning U.S. and international cartoonists. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for children and seniors and free for museum members. For information, go to www.fwmuseum.org.

Now-March 24 Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is a featured exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Hundreds of artifacts are on display for the 100th anniversary telling true stories of travelers and workers aboard the ship. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $10-$26. For more information, go to www.fwmuseum.org.

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