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Now-Feb. 18 South Campus closes Dream a Little Dream art show in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. Anne Albagli, a Maryland artist, has covered the floor with handmade grass, and large clouds hang from the ceiling enveloping visitors from the moment they step into the gallery. A large ceremonial hut looms in the back, housing an altarpiece of candles surrounded by water.
Open to the public, gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

 

Now-Feb. 20 NW Campus presents the Faculty Art Show exhibit in the Lakeview Gallery. The exhibit will feature sculptures, paintings and water impressions by instructors Chris Cunningham and Heidi Lingamfelter. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

 

Now-Feb. 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 Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com for reservations and ticket prices.

 

Now-Feb. 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. All tickets are $5. For reservations, call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com.

 

Now-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. Tickets are $10 for 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.

 

Now-March 5 SE Campus art department displays Rachel Bounds: Buried Sunshine in Art Corridor II. The solo exhibition includes the solemn and brooding, vacillating between the macabre and visions of the prehistoric and serene, images of dark places, soot-covered canaries and glimpses into coal mines. The free event is open to the public 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Christopher Blay at 817-515-3406.

 

Now-March 13 Opening its 29th season, Circle Theatre presents Opus: Sex, Lies and 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 its 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.

 

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.

 

Feb. 18-20 SE Campus drama department presents Crazy and a Half, a series of six one-act comedies examining therapists and patients who love driving everyone a little crazy. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Roberson Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission, $3 for seniors and non-TCC students and free for TCC students, faculty and staff. For reservations, call 817-515-3599.

 

Feb. 18-March 21 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.

 

Feb. 20-April 3 Organic Metal, an indoor/outdoor art exhibit by sculptor Richard Baggett, opens on Trinity River Campus. An 11 a.m. reception Feb. 20 in East Fork Gallery will feature a talk by the artist and brunch. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

 

Feb. 22 South Campus kicks off its Women’s History Month celebration with a reception for the Women in New Roles Art Show 6-7:15 p.m. in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. The exhibit, which runs through March 4, features the work of 30 student artists. Normal gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

 

Feb. 23 The NW Campus Faculty Jazz Concert will be at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). Guest performer Mario Cruz will play the saxophone. The concert is free.

 

Feb. 25-27 In honor of Women’s History Month, the South Campus theater program will stage a production celebrating strong women, Medea 4: The Women of War. This fourth installation of the Medea series will focus on the lives of female soldiers fighting in Iraq. The cast put together the script. The one-act show starts at 7 p.m. and runs one hour. Tickets are $5 and free to TCC students and faculty. There will be no late seating.

 

Feb. 27 Chamber Music International presents an evening of American, Polish and French music 8 p.m. in SMU’s Caruth Auditorium. Tickets start at $10. Reserve tickets at 972-385-7267 or www.cmi-tickets.org.

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