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Now-April 24
The Latino Cultural Center showcases the seventh annual Hecho en Dallas exhibition featuring many local professional artists. The Latino Cultural Center received 393 pieces, and only 57 from different media were selected for the exhibit. Visitors will see anything from sculpture to photography reflecting on political, social and personal concerns. The Latino Cultural Center is at 2600 Live Oak in Dallas. Visit www.dallasculture.org/latinocc for more information.

 

Now-April 24
Sleeping Beauty and her Prince Charming finish their run at Hurst’s Artisan Center Theatre. Fairies must use their magical powers to save Princess Aurora on her 16th birthday from an evil sorceress. Performances are 10 a.m. Saturdays. All tickets are $5. For reservations, call 817-284-1200 or visit www.artisanct.com. 

 

Now-April 29
Carillon Gallery presents 2010 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Joe B. Rushing Center for the Performing Arts on South Campus. All pieces are by students enrolled in 2009-2010 South Campus art classes. Hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Admission is free. A closing reception and awards ceremony is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. April 29 in the gallery.

 

Now-May 9
Stage West presents The Lonesome West, a dark comedy that takes place in the small village of Leenane. It’s not a typical Irish village since a few suspicious deaths, including an accidental shooting, have occurred there. The play provides twists and turns, darkness and laughter and a few touching moments. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $20-$30. A special Friday night ticket for $35 includes dinner. For reservations, call 817-784-9378 or visit http://stagewest.org.

 

Now-May 9
Theatre Arlington presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This Tony award-winning musical will take the audience inside the world of six self-promoting adolescents competing for the spelling bee title. The show is best for ages 12 and up as it contains mild language and adult innuendos. Tickets are $22 with discounts for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more. To order tickets, call 817-275-7661 or visit www.theatre arlington.org.

 

Now-Fall
NW Campus art department is bringing sculptures by several well-known artists to an outdoor exhibit in front of the Fine Arts Building. The 2010 Sculpture Walk will kick off the exhibit noon-1:30 p.m. April 21 on the lawn outside WFAB toward the highway. Some of the sculptors will be on hand to talk with students, faculty and staff, and food will be served. TCC faculty whose works are in the show include Mark Mueller, Angel Fernandez, Mike Pavlovski and Chris Cunningham. The sculptures will stay on NW Campus for different lengths of time, some for up to a year.

 

April 22
NE Campus presents a Sophomore Recital starring James McKinney on the jazz guitar. The recital will feature students Sam Jones on drums, Estela Costa on flute and Kaye Askins on piano as well as faculty performer Philippe Baugh on bass. The selections include “Misty” by Erroll Garner, “Beautiful Love” by Victor Young, “Triste” by Antonio Carlos Jobim and “Spain” by Chick Corea. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in NCAB College Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

April 22
South Campus music instructor Terri Rosenbaum will present a program of vocal literature 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the SREC Recital Hall. A reception will follow the recital, which is open to the public. For more information, e-mail terri.rosenbaum@tccd.edu.

 

April 23
The NE Dance Club presents a hip-hop master dance class featuring artist Excel Garner from New York. He has worked with many famous artists, one being Ashanti. This is Garner’s second year teaching hip-hop master classes on NE Campus, and he welcomes dancers of all levels to his class. This class is free for all TCC students and will be 1-2:30 p.m. in the NHPE building. For more information, call 817-515-6023.

 

April 23
The students of Eric Tucker, South Campus music instructor, will present a flute concert 7:30-9:30 p.m. in SREC Recital Hall. The free presentation is open to the public. For more information, e-mail oscar.dressler@tccd.edu.

 

April 23-24
NW Campus dance department will present Momentum: A Moving Experience at 6 p.m. April 23 and 24 in the Scott Theater in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance at business services or at the door on performance night. Dances will include three student-choreographed pieces, and styles will range from ballet to hip-hop.

 

April 24
NE Campus drama will sponsor In Celebration of Womanhood 7-8:30 p.m. in NFAB 1205. The evening’s entertainment will include stories, dances and songs that highlight unique challenges women face and will celebrate their success. The event costs $10 at the door. Proceeds will benefit SafeHaven of Tarrant County and Battered Women’s Shelter of Hurst. No reservations are needed. For more information or to donate to the cause, contact drama instructor Julie Gale at 817-515-6181 or at julie.gale@tccd.edu.

 

April 24
TCC music students Honors Recital Auditions will take place in NCAB College Hall 3-5 p.m. This audition will be for students studying in the NE music department. Students will have to perform a polished piece for the judges.

 

April 27
Music instructor Jiyoun Kim’s students will present Student Voice Studio Recital 7:30-9:30 p.m. on South Campus in the Recital Hall (SREC 1110).

 

April 27
The NE Campus students Honors Recital will feature the music students who made the cut during the April 24 Honors Recital Auditions. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111). Admission is free and open to the public.

 

April 28-May 2
Boys’ Life, NW Campus’ newest production, follows three friends as they flounder through life after college. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. April 28-May 1 and 2 p.m. May 2 in Theatre Northwest. Tickets are free for TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and senior citizens and $6 for the general public. Because of the play’s strong language, the production is inappropriate for anyone under 17.

 

April 29
South Campus string faculty member Hsin-Yi Wang presents Student String Studio Recital 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall (SREC 1110) on South Campus.

 

April 29
SE Campus will hold its third annual Chalk About It event 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the front entrance to the E-wing. The cement on the outside of the building will become a canvas for artists who will create artwork with sidewalk chalk. Registration runs through April 27. Supplies will be provided and awards presented to the winning contestants. For more information, contact Brett Dyer at 817-515-3123.

 

April 29-May 2
The Pantagleize Theatre Co. presents The Puppetmaster of Lodz honoring those who lost their lives during the Holocaust. The play will be performed at the East Fort Worth Montesorri Academy. Performances will be 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. All tickets are $10 with discounts for large groups. For reservations, call 817-472-0032 or visit www.pantatheatre.org.

 

May 5
The Sammons Center for the Arts presents the Annual Artistic Director’s Concert. The first set will include The Sammons Jazz Ensemble with artistic director James Gilyard. Monty Alexander, featured artist, will perform with the Sammons Jazz Ensemble. He has performed and recorded with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Quincy Jones and Bill Cosby. Ticket prices are $35 for public and $30 for members and include complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, light appetizers and valet parking. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 214-520-7789 or visit www.sammonsartcenter.org.

 

May 5-August 10
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas present Mexico: Festival of Toys. The exhibit will feature more than 600 toys showing the craftsmanship behind the tradition of folk art in toy making. Mexico’s diversity of forms, textures, materials and techniques are reflected in the objects. Admission is $14 for adults, $10 for children (3-12) and seniors (60+) and free for Museum members. For more information, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300.

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