WED ▪ 4
Tarrant County College tackles Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, a drama about a man who travels more than 2,400 miles to a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert to reclaim his high school love. The play runs through Sat at Northeast Theatre Playhouse, Northeast Campus, 828 Harwood Rd, Hurst. Tickets are free-$5. Call 817-515-6687.
THU ▪ 5
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s current exhibition, Color! American Photography Transformed, proves that still-life paintings have had a huge impact on photographers over the decades. Photographer Sharon Core will discuss the influence of still lifes on her work from 6 to 7pm at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW. Admission is free. Reservations are required. Call 817-989-5030 or e-mail email@example.com.
FRI ▪ 6
Veteran Fort Worth painter Carol Ivey elevates simple domestic phenomena (flowers, furniture, vases) into eerily contemplative icons through the power of her deft brushwork. Featuring new paintings and drawings, In a Good Light, her new solo show, opens at 5pm and will run through Feb 1, 2014, at Artspace 111, 111 Hampton St, FW. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided. Call 817-877-4920.
SAT ▪ 7
The performing chorus of the 63-year-old Fort Worth chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, Southwest Sound Chorus, will present two Christmas concerts –– one at 2pm, the other at 7pm –– at Riverside Baptist Church, 3101 Race St, FW. Admission is free. Call 682-521-4681.
SUN ▪ 8
“While there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” Veteran actors Jim Covault and Dana Schultes will perform a staged reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol beginning Friday and running thru Dec 15 at Stage West, 821 W Vickery Blvd, FW. Tickets are $15-20. Call 817-784-9378.
MON ▪ 9
Schola Cantorum of Texas celebrates its 51st year by performing the Gift of Music at Christmas. Featuring new arrangements of old carols and songs of the season, the concert is co-presented by Concerts at Arborlawn and takes place at 7:30pm at Arborlawn United Methodist Church, 5001 Briarhaven Rd, FW. Tickets are $5-10. Call 817-485-2500.
TUE ▪ 10
From 7 to 10pm Monday and today, Artisan Center Theater will hold auditions for Emma, Michael Bloom’s adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name. Be prepared to read cold from the script and affect an upper-class British accent. Auditions will be at 404 E Pipeline Rd, Hurst. Call 817-284-1200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.