Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Weekend Events Calendar for Friday, November 10th - Sunday, November 13th



WEEKEND EVENTS CALENDAR
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12

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Enchant Christmas at Globe Life Park in Arlington                   
Family Friendly Event

The Lone Star State is about to get a lot BRIGHTER!
A world of Christmas wonder awaits at Enchant. Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights, the memories you make at Enchant will last well beyond the holiday season. Whether you’re navigating through the world's largest light maze, gliding around the ice-skating pond, waltzing through the Christmas marketplace, or sharing hot cocoa with your loved ones, you’ll find enchantment around every corner.

Nov. 24 - Dec. 31

Santa Claus, A New Musical at Casa Manana Children’s Theatre

November 23 - December 24

Motown Christmas at Jubilee Theatre

November 24 – December 24

Black Nativity at Bishop Arts Theatre (Dallas)

December 1 – 17

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Home for the Holidays

November 24 – 26  

Texas Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker at Bass Performance Hall

December 8-24                                            

XTO Energy Parade of Lights in Downtown Fort Worth

November 19                     

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Mainstage Classic Theatre in Mansfield

November 18
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer at Bass Performance Hall

November 21 & 22

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE FWSO at the Movies at Bass Performance Hall

December 1
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Handel’s Messiah at Bass Performance Hall

November 30

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at Bass Performance Hall

November 14-19
Sister's Christmas Catechism - The Gift of the Magi at McDavid Studio

December 13 – 16

Michael Martin Murphey Cowboy Christmas at Bass Performance Hall

December 18
Merry Christmas Charley Brown Exhibit at Tower Gallery (Grapevine)

Through January 18

Ice & Lone Star Christmas at The Gaylord Texan

November 10 - January 1
Magical Winter Lights at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie

November 17 - January 7

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol The Musical at Artisan Theatre (Hurst)

November 17 - December 23
Southlake Town Square Christmas Tree Lighting

November 18

Santa Clause Arrives at The Fort Worth Stockyards

November 24
Prairie Lights at Grand Prairie


November 23 - December 21

My Three Angels at OnStage in Bedford

December 1 - 17                                           

Email your Holiday events to Events@whatsupfortworth.com


Irving Berlin's White Christmas at Bass Performance Hall

IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. This must-see show is full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written! Give everyone the gift they’re dreaming of with this merry and bright holiday musical.

November 14 - 19

EVITA at Casa Manana Theatre
FINAL WEEK
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit Broadway musical Evita brings to the stage the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. The story follows Eva from her young, ambitious beginnings to the enormous wealth and power she gained as Argentina’s First Lady. Featuring the popular song “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina,” this moving and inspiring musical is not to be missed.

Through Nov. 12

Application Pending at Circle Theatre
On the day applications are due at Edgely Prep, an elite Manhattan private school, the head of admissions is ousted in a scandal. Christine Evans, a Kindergarten assistant, is unexpectedly thrust into the job. With phones ringing off the hook, she must balance beleaguered applicants, incompetent administrators, and an army of parents who will stop at nothing to get their kids in.Greg Edwards & Andy Sandberg's comedy, Application Pending, explores the cutthroat world of kindergarten admissions and what it ultimately means to be a good parent.

Through November 18

Saturday Nights / Sunday Mornings at Scott Theatre
ONE NIGHT ONLY
The story of Al Green - One night only

November 10

Life Sucks at Stage West Theatre
FINAL WEEK
Life is, like, really hard. It’s tough being the gorgeous woman desired by all but understood by none. Or the homely girl with a heart of gold. Or the middle-aged man insightful enough to see the cavernous depth of his own failings. A quirky and deeply human new installment in the Chekhov cycle from the playwright of Stupid F*ing Bird – full of all the delight and charm that love and longing can inspire.

Through November 12
Thursdays 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays 8:00 PM
Sundays 3:00 PM

Spring Awakening at Theatre Wesleyan (Texas Wesleyan University)
FINAL WEEK
The winner of eight Tony Awards®, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

Through Nov. 12

Fiddler on the Roof at TCU Theatre

Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Book by: Joseph Stein Music by: Jerry Bock Lyrics by: Sheldon Harnick Based on Sholem Aleichem's stories, by special permission of Arnold Perl.

November 14 - 19

Performing Arts & Theatre Productions at Fort Worth Community Arts Center for  November

Through November 30

Midsummer Night's Dream at UTA Theatre

In the Bard's most popular and enchanting comedy, the woods outside Athens are a busy place as four young lovers and a troupe of actors find themselves in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies. This production is rated PG.

November 15 - 19

Fallen Angel at Texas Star Dinner Theatre (Grapevine)
Rebecca Angel has been murdered! Apparently our “angel” had fallen on hard times and intended to climb back up ~ any way she could. She would stop at nothing: committing bank robbery, blackmail, even double-parking her horse. Be prepared to have some knee slappin’ fun as you come along for one of the wildest Wild West rides of your life!

Through November 11 
Every Friday & Saturday Night!
Doors Open: 7:00pm
Dinner Served: 7:30pm
Show Starts: 8:00pm


DanceTCU Fall Concert at TCU

DanceTCU presents the Fall 2017 concert series featuring three world premieres and one classical restaging. Working closely with the Fokine Estate Archive, SCCD faculty members Li-Chou Cheng and Dr. Jessica Zeller have staged Michel Fokine’s iconic homage to ballet’s romantic era, Les Sylphides. This exciting evening of dance also includes world premieres by guest choreographers LeeWei Chao and Charlotte Boye-Christensen and SCCD faculty member Dr. Suki John. Join us for a beautiful evening of dance that offers something for everyone!

November 10 - 12

Fort Worth Symphony Enigma Variations
Australian conductor Nicholas Carter leads the orchestra in Elgar’s storied Enigma Variations, 14 charming and vivid sketches of his friends and acquaintances including the “Nimrod” variation. Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, scored for a unique arrangement of string instruments, opens the concert. Additionally, pianist Behzod Abduraimov performs Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

November 10 - 12

Children's Workshop at The Kimbell

Curious Details: Far and Wide: Pastel Landscapes
Connect with artworks, new friends, and creative activities during Saturday workshops for children (ages 6–12) and their adult partners.
Limit of three children per adult; no charge for adult partners. To register, call 817-332-8451, ext. 351. Pricing information is listed below.
·     Single session for nonmembers: $15
·     Single session for members: $12

Saturday, November 11, 2017: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

After Hours at The Kimbell

Begin the second Saturday evening of most months with great music, art, appetizers, tours, prizes, and a delicious signature cocktail (cash bar; credit cards accepted) in the Renzo Piano Pavilion. Free for members; $30 for nonmembers. No reservations required.


Saturday, November 11 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Misty Keasler: Haunt at The Modern Museum of Art
Thirteen themed haunted houses across America make up the imagery for Misty Keasler’s Haunt, 2015–2017. A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is that the subject matter takes photography to the edge of where it fails as a medium.

Through November 26

TCC Fall Fine Arts & Visual Arts Events              
   
• Southeast Campus: Fort Worth Art Collectives, 1990-2015: Studio 4- Nov 16 – Jan 5
• South Campus: Passengers (Nov 16-18) is a comedy/drama featuring four actors who portray multiple characters in eight short scenes that take place in a small bus station.


Casanova: The Seduction of Europe at Kimbell Art Museum  
Casanova: The Seduction of Europe explores the 18th century across Europe through the eyes of one of its most colorful characters, Giacomo Casanova (1725--1798). Renowned in modern times for his amorous pursuits, Casanova lived not only in Italy, but in France and England, and his travels took him to the Ottoman Empire and to meet Catherine the Great in Saint Petersburg. Bringing together paintings, sculpture, works on paper, furnishings, porcelains, silver and period costume, Casanova will bring this world to life. Following its display in Fort Worth, the exhibition will be on view at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This exhibition is organized by the Kimbell Art Museum, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. 

Through December 31
Louis I. Kahn Building

Outside The Shadow of Beethoven by The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth

November 11

Fort Worth Community Arts Center November Gallery Exhibits

Through November 25

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
THIS WEEKEND

· Veteran’s Day Salute: Saturday, November 11th, 11am-12:15pm
· Permanent Collection Tour
· Sensory Saturdays
·  Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art


Nature/Culture at Amon Carter Museum of American Art

We often think of nature as that which stands beyond humanity and culture as that which reflects people’s achievements. But rarely is the matter so simple. This exhibition explores different facets of the dichotomy. Besides reflecting on how nature counterpoints and enlivens our built environment, the show recognizes the more problematic use of the term, and its cousin “natural,” when applied to snapshots, portraits, and Native American cultures.
Large print labels are available for use in the exhibition.

Through December 10

William Campbell Contemporary Art
Beverly Penn: PERPENDICULAR TO THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

Through November 25

Salvador Dali at Arlington Museum of Art

Dali was always much more than one of Surrealism’s leading figures. A virtuoso, gifted with dazzling skills and technique, Dali was a painter, designer, sculptor, writer and set designer as well as a master engraver who could produce equally outstanding work in dry point, etching, woodcut or lithography. The exhibition’s pieces de resistance are the illustrations of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, for which each of the lithographs presented required as many as 35 colors. There are a total of 100 pieces included in this exhibition.

Through January 21

Duets 2.0 at Fort Works Art  
Fort Works Art announces DUETS 2.0, a reemergence of 2016’s exhibition Duets A Comparison of Realities, showcasing 7 sets of artists working in similar mediums, themes, or styles in an effort to take the audience through an exploration of comparative works. DUETS 2.0 is a mixed-media juxtaposition that highlights artists from all over the country whose work has been featured in Hi Fructose, Juxtapoz, VICE, and more.

Through December 30

Magnolia at The Modern: Viceroy's House
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People.
Viceroy's House: November 10 - 12     
New nations are rarely born in peace. India, 1947: Lord Mountbatten (Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville) is dispatched, along with his wife Edwina (Gillian Anderson), to New Delhi to oversee the country’s transition from British rule to independence. With sumptuous period detail, director Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) brings to life a pivotal historical moment that reshaped the world.

This Weekend at Sid Richardson Museum

Free Public Tours on Tuesdays & Saturdays


Dallas Mavericks host the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Center

Saturday, November 11 | 7:30PM

Dallas Stars host New York Islanders

Friday, November 10 | 7:30PM

United States Team Penning Championships at Will Rogers Coliseum

Through November 12

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Bayor Bears at AT&T Stadium
Texas Farm Bureau Shootout

Saturday, November 11 | 11 AM


Lone Star Film Festival at Sundance Square
The 2017 edition of the Lone Star Film Festival will feature over 50 screenings in Sundance Square, a signature event of the Lone Star Film Society. The five-day festival takes place every year in Fort Worth, Texas and provides people with their first, and sometimes only, opportunity to see the most anticipated films of the year while interacting with the artists that made them.

November 8 - 12

2017 Fort Worth Greek Festival at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
50th Anniversary / Family Friendly Event / $1 Admission
• Live Greek Music and Folk Dancing
• Enjoy authentic Greek meals prepared by our families, including Lamb, Pork
Shish-ka-bob, Chicken, Gyros, and flaming cheese, pastries, breads, desserts
and ready to heat dishes
• Bring the kids for outdoor activities
• Visit rain or shine, everything is indoors or under tents

Nov 10-12

29th Annual Margarita Ball Benefiting Children's Charities at The Worthington Hotel               

Saturday, November 4 | 12noon

United States Team Penning Championships at Will Rogers Coliseum

November 7-12

2017 Quarter Horse Season at Lone Star Park
      
Through November 11



Chris Rock Total Blackout Tour at The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory

Thursday, November 9, 8:00 PM

Four Day Weekend at Sundance Square

Friday & Saturday, 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM

CJ Starr at Hyenas Comedy Club

Thursday – FREE SHOW
Friday - 8:30pm, 10:30pm

Pauly Shore at Hyenas Comedy Club

Saturday - 8:00, 10:30 PM



Willie Nelson and Family at Billy Bob's Texas!

6 PM

Salute to the Opry at Granbury Theatre Company
Join us as we pay tribute to the legends of country music. Salute to the Opry showcases live country, bluegrass, Americana, folk, gospel performances as well as some comedic performances and skits.

7:30 PM


Cooder Graw / Dalton Domino / AJ LeGrande  at Magnolia Motor Lounge

6 PM

Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone  at Arlington Music Hall       

7:30 PM

Bobby Dade at Shaw's Patio

7:30 PM

Shannon McNally with Clay Parker and Jodi James Opening at Fred’s Texas Café 

8 PM

Squeeze Box Bandits at Hop Fusion Ale Works 
FREE HAIRCUT FRIDAYS: Laleh Rezaie will be here from South Barber Shop & Beer. Cheers to beer and a fresh cut!

4 PM

Lil Peep • Goth Boy Clique • Bexey at Ridglea Theatre   

7 PM

Helms Alee • Tombs • From Beyond • Wildspeaker at Ridglea Theatre   

9 PM

Chris Welch & the Cicada Killers | The Hope Trust | Brent Best  at Main at Southside (M-A-S-S)

9 PM

Ricki Derek & The Vegas 6  at Scat Jazz Lounge

9 PM

Round Robin at Truth Vinyl (Arlington)

6 PM

Steve Stanley & The Mercs at The Rail Club

6 PM

Live 80 at Fat Daddy’s LIVE (Mansfield)

8 PM

Rugburn at Grease Monkey (Arlington)

8 PM


Willie Nelson and Family at Billy Bob's Texas!

9 PM

Salute to the Opry at Granbury Theatre Company
Join us as we pay tribute to the legends of country music. Salute to the Opry showcases live country, bluegrass, Americana, folk, gospel performances as well as some comedic performances and skits.

7:30 PM

Trevor Noah at The Irving Music Factory Pavilion

7 PM

Tony Jackson at Arlington Music Hall

7:30 PM

The Granbury Live Follies Veterans Day Show     
New Granbury Live (Granbury)

7 PM

Gene Watson at Texas Opry Theatre (Weatherford)

3 PM

Chad Kerr at Shaw’s Patio

7:30 PM

Lone Star String Band at Hop Fusion Ale Works 

7 PM

Tejas Brothers at Shipping & Receiving Bar

9:00 PM

Grady Spencer / No Dry County at Magnolia Motor Lounge

10 PM

Roxy Roca at Scat Jazz Lounge

9 PM

The All One - featuring Krum, Henry the Archer and Classy Affair at Division Brewing (Arlington)

8 PM

Devin Leigh at Grease Monkey

8 PM

The Merles at Fred’s Texas Café 
Go Frogs! Watching Party then enjoy The Merles…

8 PM

Hip Hop Hooray at Fat Daddy’s LIVE (Mansfield)

9 PM

Home Team Tour at The Rail Club

8 PM


Air 1 Positive Hits Tour at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie

7 PM

Keegan McInroe & Matt Tedder at Magnolia Motor Lounge

7 PM

Scott Copeland at Fred’s Texas Café 
Dallas Cowboy Watching Party then enjoy Scott Copeland

6 PM
Visit Site       

The Gibbonses at Legal Draft (Arlington)

2 PM

Black Dog Jam at Scat Jazz Lounge Sunday night!  
Still the very best Sunday night hang is right at the lounge. You never know who is going to show up and sit in with our top notch Jam band. This is a one-of-a-kind Fort Worth tradition. Join Paul Metzger, Joey Carter, and the rest of the Black Dog Band for this one-of-a-kind tradition.

8 PM



Enchant Christmas at Globe Life Park in Arlington                   
 Family Friendly Event
The Lone Star State is about to get a lot BRIGHTER!
A world of Christmas wonder awaits at Enchant. Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights, the memories you make at Enchant will last well beyond the holiday season. Whether you’re navigating through the world's largest light maze, gliding around the ice-skating pond, waltzing through the Christmas marketplace, or sharing hot cocoa with your loved ones, you’ll find enchantment around every corner.

November 24 - December 31

The Nutcracker, Short & Suite presented by Avant Chamber Ballet

November 16

European Vacation presented by Timeless Concerts at Arlington Museum of Art

November 18

Timeless Concerts presents European Vacation at Arlington Museum of Art

Nov. 18

XTO Energy Parade of Lights at Downtown Fort Worth

November 19 | 6 PM

Clint Black, Don Henley, and Lyle Lovett present Helping Texans: A Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert at Bass Hall

November 28

Big XII Conference Football Championship Game at AT&T Stadium

Dec. 2

Texas Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker at Bass Performance Hall

December 8-24 

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl at Amon Carter Stadium

Dec. 23

SHEN YUN at Bass Performance Hall
     
Jan. 8-10                                                         

Cliburn Sessions Concerts at Scat Jazz Lounge

Feb. 13
March 8                      

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Email your event to What’s Up Fort Worth, events@whatsupfortworth.com.



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