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Now-Feb. 14 Theatre Arlington offers a look into the past with The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. While pitching a new show to a wealthy backer, a creative team finds itself stranded by a snowstorm as members of the group are killed by a mysterious slasher. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The Feb. 13 intermission will include Death by Chocolate, champagne and flowers. Tickets are $35 for that show. For other ticket prices and reservations, call 817-275-7661 or visit http://theatrearlington.org.

 

Now-Feb. 20 NW Campus will present the Faculty Art Show exhibit in the Lakeview Gallery. The exhibit will feature sculptures, paintings and water impressions by instructors Chris Cunningham and Heidi Lingamfeter. The reception is 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Gallery.

 

Now-March 21 The Kimbell Art Museum offers a survey of art history with From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern. The exhibit includes more than 100 paintings and sculptures, most previously unseen in public. About half of the works usually hang in private homes. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for this exhibit range from $10-$14 with half price tickets on Tuesdays and Fridays after 5 p.m. Children under 6 are free. Admission includes the Acoustiguide Audio Tour. For more information, call 817-332-8451.

 

Jan. 28-30 The Artisan Theater closes its run of Swing! Suitable for all ages, this song-and-dance musical offers songs from the pre-war era. Performances are 7:30 p.m. with an extra 3 p.m. show Saturday. Ticket prices vary. For reservations, call 817-284-1200.

 

Jan. 28-Feb. 18 South Campus will host Dream a Little Dream art show in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. Anne Albagli, a Maryland artist, will cover the floor with handmade grass, and large clouds will hang from the ceiling enveloping visitors from the moment they step into the gallery. A large ceremonial hut will loom in the back, housing an altarpiece of candles surrounded by water.

An opening reception is scheduled 6-8 p.m. Jan. 28. Music and refreshments will be provided. Albagli will also present her work in a lecture 11 a.m. Jan. 28 in SREC 1107. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

 

Jan. 29-Feb. 28 Jubilee Theatre in downtown Fort Worth presents From the Mississippi Delta, a memoir by Endesha Ida Mae Holland. Born in Greenwood, Miss., the young, precocious Ida Mae learns from her poor mother how to make big dreams come true. Preview performances are Jan. 2-31 and Feb. 4, and regular performances begin Feb. 5. Tickets are $10 for preview, Thursday nights and Sunday matinees, $12 for Saturday matinees and $20 for Friday and Saturday nights. For tickets, call 817-338-4411 or visit www.jubileetheatre.org.

 

Jan. 30 Tut, Tut, King Tut closes at The Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. This play shows 9-year-old Tutankhamun becoming Pharaoh and having to take on new responsibilities. Tickets for the 10 a.m. performance are $5. For reservations, call 817-284-1200.

 

Feb. 5-27 Artisan Center Theater in Hurst brings Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park to its stage. The comedy shares the experiences of a newly married couple as they move into their small New York apartment. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Wednesday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com for reservations and ticket prices.

 

Feb. 6-27 The Tale of the Frog Prince runs at Hurst’s Artisan Center Theater. Cursed, Prince Philip has lived for years in a swamp with his friend Artie the Monkey. When a royal family with two beautiful daughters breaks the spell, the prince must choose which princess will love his true self and his friend. Performances are 10 a.m. Saturdays with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com for reservations and ticket prices.

 

Feb. 8 Dallas Chamber Music presents Claremont Trio at the Latino Cultural Center. Widely regarded as the premier piano trio of its generation, the Claremont Trio is sought after for its rich communicative performances. Showtime is 8 p.m. Student tickets are $15 with a student ID required at the door. Regular tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 972-392-3267 or ordering online at www.dallaschambermusic.com.

 

Feb. 11-March 13 Opening its 29th season, Circle Theatre presents Opus: Sex, Lies & Violins by Michael Hollinger. Talent and temperament collide in a behind-the-scenes look at a world-famous string quartet. The ensemble begins to unravel when their most gifted member goes missing and a young woman is hired to take her place. This production contains adult content and language. Previews are Feb. 11 and 12 with opening night Feb. 13. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with 3 p.m. Saturday matinees. General tickets are $20-$30. Preview tickets are $10-$15. Call 817-877-3040 or visit www.circletheatre.com for reservations.

 

Feb. 11-March 14 Copenhagen comes to Stage West in Fort Worth. Michael Frayn’s drama speculates on what happened when two physicists, one who was working on an atomic bomb for Hitler, met secretly one night in 1941. Tickets are $26 for 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday and $30 for 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday performances with discounts for students and seniors. Call 817-784-9378 or visit http://stagewest.org for reservations.

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