What’s Going On May 17


 >> The Permian High School Theater has scheduled “Over the River and Through the Woods,” a dinner theater, at 6 p.m. today at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 7601 N. Grandview Ave. Tickets are $30. Email Elizabeth.Cleveland@ectorcountyisd.org or visit tinyurl.com/y24oy52b.

>> West Texas Jazz Society’s 53rd annual Jazz Party has been scheduled from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. today and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (brunch) on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the MCM Eleganté Hotel, 5200 E. University Blvd. Individual concert tickets can be purchased for $50. Patron tickets are $250 and include priority seating and access to all concerts and the brunch on Saturday. Visit https://wtjs.org.

>> Ector County Dance Club has scheduled dance nights with a live band from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays at the Northside Senior Center, 1225 N. Adams Ave. Admission is $5. Visitors are welcome. The dances are alcohol and smoke free events. Call 337-5

>> The City of Odessa Parks Department has scheduled a free Movie in the Park featuring “Ralph Breaks the Internet” (PG) at dark on May 17 at McKinney Park, 625 W. Pool Road. Cartoons will begin around 8:45 p.m. The movie is scheduled to begin at dark. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available. Call 368-3548, email recreation@odessa-tx.gov or visit OdessaTXParks.

>> The UTPB Spirit of the Permian Basin Drumline has scheduled auditions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland. Visit tinyurl.com/y5qt7ta7.

>> The Odessa College Theatre department has scheduled scholarship auditions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Globe Theatre at Odessa College, 2308 Shakespeare Road. To audition, prepare two contrasting monologues. Singers can substitute a 16-bar musical selection for one of the monologues, and can sing a cappella or with a recorded track. Bring a headshot and a resume, if available. Call Kendall Kiker at 335-6327, email kkiker@odessa.edu or visit tinyurl.com/y269m

>> The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a Community Art Day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Sensory Garden. There will be fun art stations and kids can register for upcoming summer camps. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.

>> Permian Playhouse, 310 W. 42nd St., has scheduled auditions for “Real Women Have Curves” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. The show features an all female cast. Roles are available for women, ages 18-55. Spanish speaking is a plus, but not mandatory. Visit tinyurl.com/y39fe9n8.

>> The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled the exhibition “Here We Stand: Charles Edward Williams” through May 26. Creating compelling imagery in oils, video/film and sound installations, Williams’ work investigates current, historical cultural events related to racism, and to suggestive stereotypes formed within individuals. His works define self-representation of human emotive responses that lie within cultural identity and reveal tension to expose the complexities within our sociopolitical environments. Admission is free and open to the public. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursday) and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 550-9696 or visit www.noelartmuseum.org.



 >> The Arts Council of Midland has scheduled a Celebration of the Arts, “One for all…and all for Art,” from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5

>> The Museum of the Southwest, 1705 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, has scheduled two architectural exhibitions through June 9. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior” and “Truth in Architecture: Drawings by Paul Stevenson Oles FAIA.” Midland native “Steve” Oles an architectural illustrators and prior to his retirement, he taught architectural drawing at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Rhode Island School of Design, Yale University and MIT. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 3-11 and seniors. Museum members and children age 3 and under get in free. Admission is free for everyone on Sundays. Call 683-2882 or visit MuseumSW.org.

>> Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for open mic night at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Brew Street, 4610 North Garfield, Midland. The society and others will be sharing poetry, spoken word, music and comedy. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.

>> Permian Basin Poetry Society meets for a writer’s round table at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at the Midland County Centennial Library, 2503 West Loop 250 North, Midland. Writers of all genres are welcome. Admission is free. Email permianbasinpoetrysociety@gmail.com or visit Poetrysocietyoftexas.org.



 >> Museum of the Big Bend, 400 N. Harrison St., Alpine, has scheduled the 33rd annual “Trappings of Texas” exhibit through Sunday. The exhibit features contemporary western art and custom cowboy gear. This year’s premier artist is Frank “Buddy” Knight of Marfa. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Call 432-837-8143 or visit www.museumofthebigbend.com.



 >> The Crane High School Band has scheduled a spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the school, 511 W. Eighth St., Crane. Visit tinyurl.com/yyavorqq.



 >> Ballroom Marfa, 108 E. San Antonio St., Marfa, has scheduled “Candelilla, Coatlicue and the Breathing Machine,” an exhibition with newly commissioned and existing works by Beatriz Cortez, Candice Lin and Fernando Palma Rodríguez, through the end of September. The exhibition includes contributions that range from wax pours to robotic storytellers to provisional shelters and beyond. Admission is free. Call 432-729-3600, email info@ballroommarfa.org or visit www.ballroommarfa.org.