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Posted: Saturday, March 24, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 5:30 pm, Fri Sep 7, 2012.

EVENTS

MARFA Ballroom Marfa and Marfa Book Company have scheduled the lecture series, “Remembering Istanbul,” by Jens Hoffmann at 2 p.m. Saturday at Marfa Book Company, 105 S. Highland Ave., Marfa. Call 729-3600 or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.

A special in-theater event, “Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure Live,” with host Kirk Cameron, will be shown on the big screen at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Century Theatre, 4221 Preston Smith Road and at Hollywood Tall City 14, 4915 W. Loop 250 N., Midland. Tickets are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and students and $9.50 for children in Odessa and $12.50 in Midland. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or at www.FathomEvents.com.

A special in-theater event, “The 20th Anniversary of The Bodyguard,” with Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, will be shown on the big screen at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Century Theatre, 4221 Preston Smith Road. Tickets are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and students and $9.50 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or at www.FathomEvents.com.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Doug Dawson to lead an oil and pastel landscape workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14-16. The workshop costs $425 with a $100 deposit due March 31 and the remaining fee of $325 due on April 1. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

Center Point Fine Arts, is sponsoring a poetry contest that is free and open to Odessa residents. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and any style will be accepted and judged. Entrants should put their name and address on the same page as the poem. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000 with a $1,000 grand prize. Entries must be received by April 15 and can be submitted online or via mail to Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 3336, Central Point, Oregon, 97502. Call 541-946-8805, email JC1@mighty.net or visit www.freecontest.com.

The Ector County Public Library, 321 W. Fifth St., has scheduled a special 30-minute circus storytime with Dave and Cherie, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassadors of Laughter, at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 19. This event is free and open to the public. Call 332-0633 ext. 4012 or visit www.ector.lib.tx.us or www.ReadingwithRingling.com.

MARFA Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled its 2012 benefit dinner and concert, “A trip to the Moon: A Weekend with Aliens and Astronauts,” on May 25-28. Call 212-243-7300 or email benefit@ballroommarfa.org for more information.

CONCERTS

MIDLAND The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled the 2012 Guitar Festival featuring Bobby Broom at 7 p.m. today and Ana Vidovic at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 552-4430 for more information and ticket prices or call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com to purchase tickets.

MARFA Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled singer and songwriter, Eleanor Friedberger of the Fiery Furnaces, to perform in concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Crowley Theatre in Marfa. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call 729-3600 or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.

MIDLAND The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has added a matinee performance of “In The Mood” at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Call 552-4430 for more information and ticket prices or call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com to purchase tickets.

BIG SPRING Big Spring Symphony Orchestra has scheduled its 2011-12 concert season with a Pops Celebration at 8 p.m. March 31 at the Big Spring Municipal Auditorium. Visit www.bigspringsymphony.com.

A special in-theater concert event, “Rascal Flatts-Changed: One Night Exclusive Theatre Event,” will be shown on the big screen at 7 p.m. April 5 at Century Theatre, 4221 Preston Smith Road and at Hollywood Tall City 14, 4915 W. Loop 250 N., Midland. Tickets are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and students and $9.50 in Odessa and $12.50 in Midland. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or at www.FathomEvents.com.

 Dos Amigos, 4700 Golder Ave., has scheduled Willie Nelson to perform in concert in the show billed as “Willie Nelson & Family” at 8 p.m. April 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $55 for stage front section. Tickets may be purchased at Dos Amigos, Endless Horizons and Vision Audio in Midland or online. Call 368-7556 or visit www.dosamigoscantina.com or www.willienelson.com.

MIDLAND The Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland, has scheduled the following events. April 20: 7 p.m., West Texas Gospel Celebration. April 24: 7:30 p.m., Charley Pride in concert. April 28: 8 p.m., Steve Earle with the Dukes and Duchesses featuring Allison Moorer. June 9: 8 p.m., Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash. Call 552-4430 for more information and ticket prices or call 800-514-3849 or visit www.wagnernoel.com to purchase tickets.

PERFORMANCES

Mark 10 Theatricals presents a romantic dinner theater comedy, “Almost, Maine,” by John Cariani, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and March 30-31 and at 5 p.m. April 1 at Dee’s Bistro, 622 N. lee Ave. Tickets are $25 and include chicken, brisket or vegetarian entrée and all the trimmings, plus dessert and the show. There is a $10 discount for seniors 65 years or older. A cash bar will be available. Reservations must be paid 48 hours in advance or tickets cannot be guaranteed. Call 853-5249 or visit www.mark10theatricals.com to reserve tickets.

ALPINE Sul Ross State University, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled the following performances at the Francois Fine Arts Building, Studio Theatre. Today and Saturday and March 30-31: 8:15 p.m., “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Gregory M. Schwab. March 25 and April 1: 2 p.m., “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Gregory M. Schwab. April 27-28 and May 4-5: 8:15 p.m., “Aye, No! Part Dos” written by Liz Coronado Castillo and directed by Dona W. Roman. April 29 and May 6: 2 p.m., “Aye, No! Part Dos” written by Liz Coronado Castillo and directed by Dona W. Roman. Call 837-8218 or visit www.sulross.edu/theatre.

MIDLAND The Midland Community Theatre, 2000 W. Wadley Ave., Midland, presents, “Little Women,” at 8 p.m. March 30-31 and April 6-7; 2 p.m. April 1 and 7:30 p.m. April 5 in the Davis Theatre I. Tickets range from $12 to $18. Call 570-4111 or visit www.mctmidland.org.

MIDLAND Sewell Chevrolet of Andrews presents Broadway in the Basin with the following performances at Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland. April 13: 8 p.m., “Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain Tonight!” May 4: 8 p.m. “The Rat Pack Is Back.” Four-show premium tickets are $325 for level one, $230 for level two and $170 for level three. You can become a VIP member for $200 and receive priority valet parking, hospitality room and pre show/intermission restrooms. VIP spots are limited and first come first serve. Call 552-4439 or visit www.broadwayInTheBasin.com, www.facebook.com/BroadwayInTheBasin or www.twitter.com/BwayInTheBasin.

MIDLAND The Midland Festival Ballet has scheduled the following performances at the Midland High School Auditorium, 906 W. Illinois Ave., Midland. April 21: 7:30 p.m., Spring Gala presents “Graduation Ball.” April 22: 2:30 p.m., Spring Gala presents “Graduation Ball.” Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth, students and senior citizens and groups of 15 or more will receive a $2 discount per ticket. May 23: 7 p.m., spring showcase with a patriotic theme. Call 686-0071 or visit www.midlandfestivalballet.org.

The Globe Theatre, 2308 Shakespeare Road, has scheduled “OC Spring Musical Fantasia,” in collaboration with the Odessa College music department, at 7 p.m. April 27-28. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, $7 for children 12 years and younger and $10 for groups of 15 or more. Call 580-3177 or 332-1586 or visit www.globesw.org.

The Globe Theatre, 2308 Shakespeare Road, has scheduled “Romeo and Juliet” at 8 p.m. May 19. Call 580-3177 or 332-1586 or visit www.globesw.org.

DANCE

Allemander’s Square Dance Club has scheduled dances from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the first and third Friday each month at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Call 367-9226 or email bg02sf@yahoo.com.

MIDLAND High Sky Squares has scheduled square dancing from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at M Square Arena, 2800 W. County Road, Midland. Call 362-6042 or 653-0346 or email jdale22222@aol.com.

Love To Dance Studio, 2817 JBS Parkway, Suite E-1, has scheduled the following dance classes: Salsa Fitness: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays. The class includes footwork, body movement along with hand and arm styling for the ladies. Ballroom & Latin classes: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Classes include instructions in swing, jitterbug, waltz, fox trot, cha cha, merengue, rumba, salsa and tango. Partners are not required. Beginners may start on any Tuesday. Belly Dance (Cabaret style): 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Belly Dance (American Tribal style): 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Country Two Step: 8 p.m. Wednesdays, starting April 4. Private lessons are also available. Call 349-1472 or visit www.lovetodancestudio.com.

The Thursday Night Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with entertainment by a country-western band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Cost is $5 for members and $6 for guests. Visitors are welcome. Call 687-3413 or 697-0281 or email bob_evans1955@hotmail.com or maxking@grandecom.net.

West Texas Circle of Friends offers dance lessons from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Monday at the Moose Lodge, 2711 N. Dixie Blvd. Dances taught are the two-step, the waltz, swing and line dances. The association also schedules a country-western dance for ages 40 and older from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of each month at Graham Central Station, 4240 Preston Smith Road. On Graham dance nights, two-step and line dance lessons are from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call 208-9511 or 638-2593.

EXHIBITIONS

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled, “The Mike and Linda Tilton Collection.” The exhibit will be on display through April 8. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

ALPINE The Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled “Trappings of Texas” on display through April 15. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 837-8143 or visit www.sulross.edu/museum.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled, “People’s Choice: From the Vault of the Ellen Noël Art Museum Collection.” The exhibit will be on display through May 13. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled, “A Visual Feast: Narrative Stitching by Cindy Hickok.” The exhibit will be on display through June 10. Today: Noon, Cindy Hickok will present a gallery talk and artist demonstration which is free and open to the public. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

MARFA Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled its spring visual arts exhibit “Data Deluge,” curated by Rachel Gugelberger and Reynard Loki to be on display through July 8. The gallery is open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 729-3600 or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.

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