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Entertainment Calendar


Now-Sept. 8
TR’s East Fork Gallery presents Toying Around. A closing reception will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 8. The gallery is open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. For more information, contact art associate professor Angel Fernandez at

Now-Sept. 16
Masterworks of American Photography: Series and Sequences is on display at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. The display of images shows new insights of the artistic process of photography with multiple exposures and groupings. 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

Now-Oct. 5
The NE Campus art department presents the Northeast Art Faculty Sampler, including various forms of art from TCC teachers in College Hall (NCAB 1111). A reception for students and the TCC community will be 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5 and artist talks 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 6:15-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20. For more information, contact Cynthia Hurt, associate professor, at

Sept. 6-Oct. 6
SE Campus will present the Art Faculty Biennial Exhibit 7 a.m.-10 p.m. in Art Corridor II. An opening reception for the collection of drawings, photographs, video and prints by SE full-time and part-time faculty will be held 4-6 p.m. Sept. 6.

Sept. 8
Dristen Smet Rode 50 Miles will be held at the Grackle Art Gallery in Fort Worth. Curated by assistant director and TCC instructional aide Paul Leicht, the show includes a mixture of paintings, photographs, drawings and mixed media. Several of the artists are from the NE fine arts department. The show will run 6-11 p.m. The gallery is open for scheduled shows or by appointment only. For more information, call 817-738-5259 or go to


Sept. 5
Sweet Vibrations is the first of the fall Sammons Jazz series for the Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas. The Ed Smith Quartet will open with a jazz vibraphone and percussion. The Brad Leali Quartet will then hit the stage with alto sounds on the saxophone. The show will be 7:30-10 p.m. with the doors opening at 7 p.m. Regular tickets are $40 and $35 for center members. For more information, go to

Sept. 6-9
The Levitt Pavilion in Arlington presents the second week of the Texas Power 2012 Fall Concert Series. Watusi will perform Sept. 6 with reggae beats and melodies. Band of Heathens will return for its second appearance Sept. 7, bringing indie rock to the stage Sept. 8 will have Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Johnny Rodriguez perform country hits, and classical pianist Danny Wright will be onstage Sept. 9. All shows start at 7:30 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, go to

Sept. 20
The Fort Worth Contemporary Music Fund presents the first Modern Music Festival. The festival includes collaboration from Colombian, Brazilian, American and Argentinian artists, including TCC adjunct piano teacher and artistic director for the Fort Worth Contemporary Music Fund Eduardo Rojas. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $5 for students and free for children 12 and under. For more information, go to


Now-Sept. 30
Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth presents Around the World in 80 Days. Phileas Fogg and his manservant Passepartout race against the clock and calendar with unforeseen misadventures. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $26 for adults and $20 for seniors Thursday and Sunday, $30 for adults and $24 for seniors Friday and Saturday. Students are $15. For more information, go to

Now-Oct. 6
Fiddler on the Roof is onstage at Artisan Center Theatre in Hurst. A poor dairyman in the small town of Anatevka, Tevye teaches his five daughters the traditions of the Jewish community while battling the social changes of Czarist Russia. The classic musical of a father and his traditions is great for all ages. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Tickets are $14 Monday-Thursday and $18 Friday-Saturday for adults, $7 Monday-Thursday and $9 Friday-Saturday for children and $16 for seniors and students. For more information, go to

Now-Oct. 6
Artie’s Playhouse of the Artisan Center Theatre in Hurst presents Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids. The Hundred Acre Woods is brought to the stage in Pooh’s hunt for honey. During his adventure, he meets his friends Piglet, Tigger, Owl and Rabbit. Showtimes are 4:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday with a special 10 a.m. show Tuesday, Sept. 11. Tickets are $5. For more information, go to

Sept. 7-9
The NE Theater Playhouse will host the Regal Opera Company’s The Mystery of Sherwood Manor. The musical consists of a murder-mystery where characters are not who they seem. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and children and $12 for groups of 10 or more. For more information, call 817-915-7807.

Sept. 7-21
The Fifth Sun will be on stage at the Rose Marine Theater in Fort Worth. The story of Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador, is in celebration of the Mayan calendar with special collaboration with the Latino Cultural Center of Dallas. The play includes Mayan and Catholic culture, rituals and history. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 opening night, $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more information, go to


Sept. 13-16
Grapevine presents Grapefest, celebrating everything wine from tasting to stomping. The festival includes live music, carnival rides, local vendors and more. The festival is open 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free Thursday and Friday until 5 p.m. Weekend admission is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and children. For more information, go to


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