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Entertainment Calendar

ART

Now-Feb. 28 The Photography Faculty and Staff Biennial Exhibit will be on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. The exhibit is free and open to the public. A Feb. 13 artists’ reception for the exhibit will be 5-7:30 p.m. in College Hall.

 

Now-March 7 NE Campus’ art department presents Breathing Air Squeezing Clay in the J. Ardis Bell Library. The ceramics show includes work from advanced students in all ceramics classes. Students can meet the artists 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 8 in the library. The work is on display Monday-Sunday during library operating hours.

 THEATER
Now-Feb. 16 SE drama presents New Play Festival 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-16 and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16 in the C.A. Roberson Theatre on SE Campus. The festival will feature five student-written plays. Each one is directed by a different faculty member. After the performances, the audience can discuss the plays. Admission is free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and seniors and $6 for the general public. For more information, call the speech and drama department at 817-515-3772. 

Now-Feb. 17 Bass Hall in Fort Worth presents Memphis, a thrilling award-winning musical about fame and forbidden love. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. A discount for all TCC students and faculty is available for Feb. 13 only by going to www.basshall.com/promo and entering promo code TCC. Up to four tickets can be purchased for $25 each.

 

Now-Feb. 23 Circle Theatre in Fort Worth presents God of Carnage, a comedy about how a civilized discussion between adults concerning their children’s playground altercation erupts into a savage argument that tests their maturity. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Tickets range from $20 to $35. For tickets and more information, go to www.circletheatre.com.

 

Now-Feb. 24 Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth presents Black Pearl Sings, a theatrical experience starring Liz Mikel as Alberta “Pearl” Johnson, a woman separated from her daughter when imprisoned for a crime of passion. Pearl’s voice rings through the halls of a Texas prison and inspires the fascination of a song collector. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $15-$20 Thursday evening and Saturday and Sunday afternoon and $25 Friday and Saturday evening. For tickets and more information, go to www.jubileetheatre.org.

 

Now-Feb. 24 Casa Manana presents Rapunzel, a very hairy fairy tale musical with a magical cast of characters. Performances are 7 p.m. Fridays, 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets range from $16-$24. For tickets or more information, go to www.casamanana.org.

 

Feb. 14-March 3 The Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth presents A Chekhov Valentine, three one-act comedies. Performances are 8 p.m. Valentine’s Day and Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. The Feb. 14 performance will include romantic music, beverages and chocolate dessert during intermission. Ticket prices are $35 Valentine’s Day, $20 Fridays and Saturdays and $18 Sundays. For tickets or more information, go to www.pantatheatre.org.

 

Feb. 15-24 The Fort Worth Community Arts Center will host the Stolen Shakespeare Guild, who will present The Winter’s Tale. One of Shakespeare’s last plays, it combines intensity and whimsy. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Feb. 24. Ticket prices are $17 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older and students with ID and $10 for children 12 and under. On Feb. 24, the matinee price is $15 for adults, seniors and students and $10 for children. For tickets or more information, go to www.fwcac.com.

 

Feb. 15-March 16 The Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents Thoroughly Modern Millie, a musical set in New York City in 1922 and filled with frisky flappers and dashing leading men. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Ticket prices are $14 for adults, seniors and students and $7 for children Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students and $9 for children Fridays and Saturdays. For tickets or more information, go to www.artisanct.com.

 

Feb. 16-March 16 The Artisan Center Theater in Hurst presents Pinkalicious, a musical about a girl who turns pink from head to toe after eating too many pink cupcakes. Performances are 10 a.m. Saturdays and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Additional 10 a.m. performances will be Tuesday, March 5, and March 9-16. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets or more information, go to www.artisanct.com.

 

Feb. 19 The TR Drama Club has put together a funny production for TR Campus students to enjoy. The Improvaganza will run 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Zone, (back of the Riverfront Café). Classic improv bits like Whose Line Is It Anyway? will accompany games that let the audience interact with the actors. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.

 

Feb. 20-24 Theatre Northwest presents The Emperor’s New Clothes, the story of an emperor who orders two con artists posing as the finest weavers in the land to create a magical cloth that only the wise can see. Performances are 10 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are free for TCC faculty, students and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for general public. For tickets, call the box office at 817-515-7724.

 

Feb. 21-23 South Campus’ drama department will perform the August Wilson play Two Trains Running, which explores the radical changes that occur to the main characters as the ’60s reach an end. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for general public, $3 for seniors and non-TCC students and free to TCC students, faculty and staff. The theater allows no late seating. For more information, call Lindy Benton-Muller at 817-515-4717.

 

Feb. 21-March 24 Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents The Taming of the Shrew, a new look on Shakespeare’s iconic comedy about the eternal divide between men and women. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $28 Thursdays and Sundays and $32 Fridays and Saturdays. For tickets or more information, go to www.stagewest.org.

 

Feb. 22-March 10 Theatre Arlington presents Oz!, the magical trip of Dorothy and her quest to find home. All of Dorothy’s friends come to life on her journey and assist her in battles with the Wicked Witch. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Ticket prices range from $10-$19. For tickets or more information, go to www.theatrearlington.org.

 MUSIC

Feb. 21 The Sonata Club and the NE music department will co-host a Czech piano recital featuring pianist David Yeomans. The concert will showcase music that has had considerable influence on the more familiar composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. The performance will begin with coffee served at 9:30 a.m. and will end at 10:50 a.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). This recital is free and open to the public. For more information, contact NE music instructor Karen Parsons at 817-515-6567 or karen.parsons@tccd.edu.

 

Feb. 21 The Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas presents Hunter Sullivan in Concert at Sammons Cabaret, the vocals of Sullivan accompanied by a pianist to create Frank Sinatra-style music. The performance is 8-10 p.m., and doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and include free parking, coffee, beer, soft drinks, wine and light snacks. Early reservations are strongly recommended. For tickets or more information, call 214-520-7789 or go to www.sammonsartcenter.org.

 SPECIAL EVENTS

Now-March 7 The TR Drama Club is currently offering auditions for a talent show production. Students wanting to display their artwork, musical skills, dance sequences, acting or artistic creations are welcome to bring their submissions to the Riverfront Café on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at noon and 3 p.m. The final production will showcase March 28-30.

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