Posted Wednesday, Mar. 06, 2013
BENEFITS, FUNDRAISERS AND GALAS
22 Universal Health Services will hold a Roaring '20s Casino Party beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquis on Magnolia. Tickets are $50 at the door, $40 in advance. There will be prizes awarded for best "1920s chic" attire, and a raffle for a trip to Las Vegas. 817-451-1404 or www.universalhealth.com.
23 The 2013 Promise Ball benefits the Greater Fort Worth-Arlington chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The 5:30 p.m. event at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel will include live music by the Spazmatics. Tables for 10 are available for $3,000 to $30,000; 817-332-2601 or www.fortworthjdrf.org.
23 "A Cool Night at Clearfork," benefiting The WARM Place, will take place at 7 p.m. at Heart of the Ranch on Bryant Irvin Road. Tickets are $125; 817-870-2272 or visit www.thewarmplace.org.
23 Join Community Storehouse for the "Roundup for Hope" dinner and auction at 6 p.m. at Texas Motor Speedway. Attire is "diamonds and denim." Tickets are $75; $750 for a table of 10; 817-431-3340 or www.communitystorehouse.org.
26 SafeHaven presents its "Legacy of Men" event, featuring former Baylor coach and author Grant Teaff as keynote speaker. The silent auction begins at 6 p.m.; dinner is at 7. Individual tickets are $100 and tables start at $1,500; www.safehaventc.org or call 817-535-6462, ext. 106, for more information.
28 The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser benefiting Tarrant Area Food Bank will begin at 11 a.m. at Will Rogers Memorial Center. There's an auction and soups and desserts made by local chefs. Each guest will receive a hand-painted bowl. Tickets $45, $125 VIP; 817-332-9177 or www.tafb.org.
MUSEUM EVENTS AND LECTURES
10 Aspiring astronaut Lauren Parker will give a presentation for children about NASA, space programs and Sally Ride, the first female astronaut. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the Fort Worth Public Library's Central Branch and is hosted by Literacy United; www.fortworthlibrary.org.
12 The Modern Art Museum presents a lecture by artist Richard Phillips in the auditorium at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public; www.themodern.org.
23 The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association will hold Spring Gallery Night at local galleries from noon to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For a complete list of participating galleries: 817-735-0301 or www.fwada.com..
31 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth unveils a Focus exhibition of the works of American graffiti artist Barry McGee. The exhibition will run until June 2; 817-738-9215 or www.themodern.org.
7-9 Texas Christian University hosts its biennial Cellofest, featuring a series of concerts by cellists and cello ensembles, as well as the Haydn Concerto Competition; 817-257-7232 or www.cello.tcu.edu/cellofest.
8-10 Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti will perform at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. For more information and tickets, $28-$146, 214-692-0203 or www.dallassymphony.com.
9 Pianist Katia Skanavi will perform with the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth at 2 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Tickets are $10-$28; 817-877-3003 or www.chambermusicsocietyoffortworth.com.
14-15 The Montreal Guitar Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on March 14 and at 7:30 p.m. in the Caruth Auditorium at SMU on March 15. Tickets are $35; 817-498-0363 or www.guitarsociety.org.
14 Symphony Arlington will hold a contest at its March concert, featuring principal cellist Laura Ospina. Several pieces from soundtracks of films about Spain will be played. $16.50-$46.50; 817-385-0484 or www.symphonyarlington.org.
15-17 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents "Sibelius' Majestic Second." Tickets are $10-$79; 817-665-6000 or www.fwsymphony.org.
16 Texas Camerata closes its 2012-13 season with an afternoon of German High Baroque at 2 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Tickets, $5-$20; 817-738-7939 or www.texascamerata.org.
19 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will be joined onstage by a rock band to perform the music of Queen. Tickets, $29-$70; 817-665-6000 or visit www.fwsymphony.org.
22-23 The 36th annual Texas Christian University Jazz Festival, featuring trumpeter Randy Brecker on March 22, will include performances by jazz ensembles and soloists and master classes; 817-257-7640 or www.music.tcu.edu/jazz_fest_13.asp.
22-24 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will perform "Springtime in Paris," a tribute to French pop composers and performers. Tickets, $27-$79; 817-665-6000 or www.fwsymphony.org.
26 The Wyeth String Quartet, led by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Michael Shih, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Dallas' City Performance Hall. $12-$39; 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
30 The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth closes its 25th anniversary season with a performance by pianist Alexander Shtarkman. For tickets, $10-$28; 817-877-3003 or www.chambermusicsocietyoffortworth.com.
10 Joan Rivers speaks at the Winspear Opera House at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $37.50-$57.50; 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
11-12 Fort Worth Children's Opera will perform two shows, The Three Little Pigs and The Bremen Town Musicians, at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Tickets are $5; 817-731-0726 or www.fwoperatickets.org.
15 Neil Simon's The Odd Couple runs through April 14 at Dallas Theater Center. Tickets, $15-$70; 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
21 A Bright New Boise runs through April 13 at Circle Theatre. Tickets, $20-$35; www.circletheatre.com or call the box office at 817-877-3040.
22 Bring the kids to Casa Mañana for some time with Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids, through April 7. Tickets, $16-$24; 817-332-2272 or www.casamanana.org.
22 Artisan Center Theater presents The Hiding Place, a World War II-era play based on true events, through April 20. Tickets are $7-$18; 817-284-1200 or www.artisanct.com.
23-24 Ballet Frontier of Texas will hold its Ballet Gala, "An Evening of Ballet and Pinocchio," in the W.E. Scott Theatre at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Tickets, $20; 817-852-6887 or www.balletfrontier.org. Tickets will also be on sale at the theater on performance days.
26-31 Performing Arts Fort Worth presents Peter Pan, starring Cathy Rigby, at Bass Hall. Tickets, $38.50-$99; 817-212-4280 or www.basshall.com.
29 Margaret Edson's award-winning play, Wit, runs through April 14 at Theatre Arlington. Tickets are $19; 817-275-7661 or www.theatrearlington.org.
29 The Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents "Dancing Without Borders" at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center's W.E. Scott Theatre. Tickets are $15; 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
29-30 Ballet Ensemble of Texas will perform its spring show, "Plaza del Fuego," at the Irving Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. both days. Tickets are $21-$26; 972-252-2787 or www.balletensembleoftexas.org.
FESTIVALS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
11-15 Historic Fort Worth will host its annual Spring Break Tour, this year themed "Murals and Mosaics," which will include 12 Fort Worth locations. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Miss Molly's Toy & Candy Shop, 4804 Camp Bowie Blvd., the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, 1110 Penn St., or www.historicfortworth.org.
14-17 The Legacy Arabian Horse Club opens its 29th annual Cowtown Classic. For more information and a full schedule of events, call Debbie Cinotto at 817-319-9815 or visit www.legacyarabianhorseclub.com.
16 Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Stockyards Station with a "Cowtown Goes Green" event from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities will include a parade, face-painting, pony rides, live entertainment and more. For more information, 817-625-9715 or www.stockyardsstation.com.
18 The Colleyville Lions' annual Knights of Sight Golf Tournament will take place at 1 p.m. at the Texas Star Golf Course in Euless. Check-in and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m.; 817-307-0563 or www.colleyvillelions.com.
22-24 Art on the Greene, a three-day arts festival, will take place at Linear Park, between The Ballpark in Arlington and Cowboys Stadium. There will be art on view and for sale at booths, as well as live music and food. For a full list of participating artists, musicians and food vendors, visit www.artonthegreene.com.
30 Stockyards Station will host an Easter egg hunt for all ages beginning at noon; afterward, families can enjoy face-painting, balloon animals and greeting the Easter Bunny. All activities are free. Call 817-625-9715 or visit www.stockyardsstation.com for more information.
COMING IN APRIL
2 Fort Worth Opera prepares for its 2013 festival with "Dinner with the Stars," an event that allows festival ticketholders the opportunity to mingle with the cast of La Bohème, which will open the festival later in April. Tickets are $50; the event takes place at the City Club downtown. 817-731-0833 or www.fwopera.org.
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