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ART

Now-Feb. 28 The Photography Faculty and Staff Biennial Exhibit is 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.

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. The work is on display Monday-Sunday during library operating hours.

Feb. 21-March 22 Artist Letitia Huckaby’s exhibit Redress, a collection of photo works and illustrations, will be in Art Corridor II on SE Campus. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. An artist reception will be 4-7 p.m. Feb. 21 in Corridor II. For more information, contact SE curator Christopher Blay at 817-515-3406.

 

DANCE

Feb. 22 The NE Movers Unlimited Touring Company will hold the Dancing for Dollars dance-a-thon 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the dance studio (NHPE 2105) on NE Campus. Members will dance the entire three-hour period for the pledges they receive to help raise money for the charity Dancers Responding to AIDS. The event is free, but donations will be collected at the door. For more information, email dance professor Linda Quinn at linda.quinn@tccd.edu.

 

THEATER

Now-Feb. 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 students, faculty 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.

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.

Now-Feb. 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.

Now-March 3 The Pantagleize Theatre in Fort Worth presents A Chekhov Valentine, three one-act comedies. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices are $20 Fridays and Saturdays and $18 Sundays. For tickets or more information, go to www.pantatheatre.org.

Now-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.

Now-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. 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. 27-March 2 The NE Playhouse presents a modernized, beach-style production of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, a comedy about a king who has sworn off romantic involvement only to fall in love. Performances are 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee in the NFAB theater. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $6 for general public and $3 for seniors and non-TCC students. Call 817-515-6687 for reservations.

 

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.

Feb. 26 About 15-20 piano duet teams who earned a rating of “superior plus” in the Sonata Club Duet Piano Festival will perform at the Honors Recital at 7:30 p.m. in Center Corner (NSTU 1615) on Feb. 26. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Parsons at 817-515-6105.

March 1 A string ensemble performance will feature a Rite of Strings concert at 5 p.m. and the presentation String Music Through the Centuries at 7 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus. Attendees will experience a wide range of music selections performed by students on violin, viola and cello. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact NE music instructor Hsinyi Wang at 817-515-6105.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Now-March 7 The TR Drama Club is currently holding 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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