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Now-March 4 South Campus kicks off its Women’s History Month with the Women in New Roles Art Show in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. The exhibit features the work of 30 student artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday.


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 6 NE Campus drama department will perform Macbeth at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. The play, written by William Shakespeare in the early 17th century, centers on someone who believes he will become king and kills everyone who gets in his way. Tickets are free for all TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and those under 18 or 65 and over and $6 for the general public. All shows are first-come, first-served seating. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 817-515-6687 or by e-mail at


Now-March 7 NW Theater presents Dancing at Lughnasa, a grown man’s reflections on his childhood memories of his mother and four unmarried aunts in 1936 Ireland during the months leading up to the Celtic festival Lughnasa. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. TCC students and faculty get in free, non-TCC students and senior citizens are $3 and general admission is $6.


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. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with 3 p.m. Saturday matinees. Tickets are $20-30. Call 817-877-3040 or visit for reservations.


Now-March 14 Theatre Arlington presents an all-youth performance of Seussical the Musical Jr. Horton the Elephant, the Whos of Whoville and other Dr. Seuss characters come to life in a musical for all ages. Tickets are $10. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. For reservations, call 817-275-7661 or visit


Now-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. No performance March 18. Call 817-784-9378 or visit 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.


Now-April 3 Organic Metal, an indoor/outdoor exhibit by artist/blacksmith and sculptor Richard Baggett, opens on Trinity River Campus. The exhibit will be on display both on the grounds and in the gallery. The hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.


March 3 Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas presents The Leigh Tomlinson Memorial Showcase, an evening of live jazz. Tomlinson was a popular jazz artist through the years at Sammons. The evening begins with the Carolyn Lee Jones Quintet and ends with vocalist Ardina Lockhart. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30. General tickets are $35, which includes complimentary coffee, beer, wine, soft drinks and light appetizers. Dress is casual. For reservations, call 214-520-7789.


March 4 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History presents College Night in CSI: The Experience 6-9 p.m. Students with a valid college I.D. get in for $7, half off regular admission. Besides experiencing the museum’s hands-on forensics exhibition, students can interact with three local forensics experts. Students will also have access to Let’s Take the Streetcar: Journeying Through Fort Worth’s Past and the Native American Gallery. Noble Planetarium will have astronomical demonstrations, and the Stars Café will stay open. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 817-255-9540 or at the museum ticket office.


March 5-7 The Regal Opera Company and the Northeast Tarrant County Orchestra present Die Fledermaus, a comic operetta in English. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Colleyville Center. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, students and children and $12 for groups of 10 or more. For reservations, call 817-368-1236.


March 5-April 10 Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon opens at Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. The musical takes place in a magical Scottish village that appears only once each century. Into their midst arrive two American hunters, whose appearance can alter their lives. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit for reservations and ticket prices.


March 6-April 24 Sleeping Beauty and her Prince Charming arrive at Hurst’s Artisan Center Theater. Fairies must use their magical power to save Princess Aurora on her 16th birthday from an evil sorceress. Performances are 10 a.m. Saturdays with special performances during spring break: 2 p.m. March 15 and 10 a.m. March 16-19. All tickets are $5. For reservations, call 817-284-1200 or visit


March 8-April 1 Fresh Visions: Renegade Artists Exhibit of Experimental Art will be on display in Carillon Gallery on South Campus. The show features the works of Joy Anderson, Jean Baker, Lee Bowman, Diana Faver, Martha Howell, Martha Ragsdale and Mary Lou Osborne. An artists’ reception will be 6-8 p.m. March 11 in the gallery in the Joe B. Rushing Center for Performing Arts. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday.


March 9 Brandi Spain, student of Terri Rosenbaum and Dr. Oscar Dressler, performs Piano and Voice Recital in the South Campus Recital Hall 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Dressler at 817-515-4649.


March 9 NW Campus music department presents NW Music Faculty Recital 7-8:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). Current and former faculty members James Lind and Oscar Passley on trumpet and Echo Wilson on piano will perform. The free concert is open to the public.


March 10 The NW Campus Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Performance will be in Theater Northwest. The student price is $1, general admission is $5 and faculty and staff are free. TCC dance instructors as well as the Contemporary Dance Fort Worth and the Texas Dance Theatre will perform.


March 12-April 9 SE Campus brings The Art of Magic: Paintings, Drawings and Lithographs from the collection of Ash Adams. Gallery hours are 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. All exhibits are free and open to the public.


March 26 The NE Campus Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Warren Dewey, will perform 7:30 p.m. in the NFAB Theater. The concert will include a diverse selection of music, including Brazilian and African. The free concert is open to the public.


March 30 The NE music department presents Karen and Doug Parsons in a duo piano concert at 7:30 p.m. in NSTU Center Corner. The public is invited to the free concert. Reservations are not required.


March 31 NW Campus music department presents a lunch time concert featuring members of the NW music faculty 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NW Recital Hall (WFAB 1105). The concert is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

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