WED ▪ 28
Amphibian Stage Productions’ screenings of live broadcasts of National Theatre productions continue with Timon of Athens, Shakespeare’s fable about a powerful patron surrounded by sycophants and swindlers. The celluloid curtain goes up at 2pm & 7pm at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St, FW. Tickets are $10-18. Call 817-923-3012.
THU ▪ 29
From Wed thru Sun, Reduced Shakespeare will perform The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged), an uproarious three-man show about that most wonderful time of the year, at McDavid Studio, 301 E 5th St, FW. Tickets are $27.50. Call 877-212-4280.
FRI ▪ 30
Tonight is the first night to enjoy A Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place, a guided tour of the historic neighborhood that will continue thru Sun. Hours are 6-10 tonight, 2-10 Sat, and 2-6 Sun. Tickets are $15-20; all proceeds will go to Ryan Place Historic Improvement Projects.
SAT ▪ 1
Original furniture, architectural fragments, rare archival materials, historic photographs, and video footage make up Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, an exhibit opening tonight at Arlington Museum of Art (201 W Main St, Arlington) and running thru Feb 17, 2013. Admission to tonight’s 6-9pm reception is free. Call 817-275-4600.
SUN ▪ 2
Fort Worth Library’s First Sunday Film Club will screen Goodbye, Mr. Chips, the 1939 classic about a retired schoolteacher looking back on his career and the woman who changed his life. The film gets going at 2pm at the Tandy Lecture Hall of the library, 500 W 3rd St, FW. Admission is free. Call 817-392-7323.
MON ▪ 3
A witty and domestically set examination of property rights, The Ding Dongs or What Is the Penalty in Portugal? will get a staged reading Sun and tonight at Amphibian Stage Productions, 120 S Main St, FW. Tickets are $5-15. Call 817-923-3012.
TUE ▪ 4
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s weekly lecture series continues with two talks. The first, by graduate student Kristin DiGioia, is entitled Masculinity and the Male Gaze: “Four Figures” and “Swingeing London.” The second will be by New York conceptual artist Jenny Holzer. The theorizing gets flying at 6:15pm at 3200 Darnell St, FW. Admission is free-$10. Call 817-735-1161.