Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, February 11
    • “Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary” – CLOSES, Carpenter Lobby
    • Teen Jam:  Hold My Hand – 7-11 p.m., Lively Pointe Youth Center
    • Classical Mystery Tour – 7:30 p.m. – Irving Symphony Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall
    Sunday, February 12
    • Second Sunday Funday: “Our Portraits, Our Selves” – 1-4 p.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200
    • Pooches on the Patio – 1-6 p.m., Mutts Canine Cantina, Dallas
    • Vintage Valentine Tea – 2 p.m., Irving Heritage Society, Heritage House 
    Monday, February 13
    • “The Book Forest Installation” – thru February 26, Irving Arts Center Focus Gallery 
    • A Theatrical Evening with Author Eloisa James – 6:30 p.m., Valley Ranch Library
    • Cassie’s Freak Show – 11 p.m., JR’s Bar & Grill, Dallas
    Tuesday, February 14
    • Heart Hop – 10 a.m., Senter Park Recreation Center
    • 5th Annual Valentine’s Cruise – noon, 3, 6 & 9 p.m., Lake Grapevine
    • Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, featuring Final Showdown – 6:30 p.m., Heritage Senior Center
    Wednesday, February 15
    • Cine de Oro:  Solo Con Tu Pareja – 10 a.m., Latino Cultural Center, Dallas
    • Oficina Pop-Up Dinner by Chef Tim Love – 6 p.m., Chef Tim Love Test Kitchen, Fort Worth
    • John Doe – 8 p.m., Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton 
    Thursday, February 16
    • “Art Inspired” – thru February 26, Irving Black Arts Council, Irving Arts Center Main Gallery
    • ICE Awards – 6 p.m., Reception, 7 p.m., Awards Ceremony, Irving High School
    • Eric Johnson – 7 p.m., House of Blues, Dallas
    Friday, February 17
    • Birds of the Region – 6-8 p.m., Think Green, Be Green, West Irving Library
    • Irving’s Got Talent – 7 p.m., Parks and Recreation, Carpenter Performance Hall
    • 2nd Annual Down for #TheCount – 7:30 p.m., thru February 25, TeCo Theatrical Productions, Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas 
    Saturday, February 18
    • Great Backyard Bird Count – 8 a.m., register online at www.birdsource.org/gbbc 
    • Saturday School: Portraits: Picturing Our Selves and Others – 2-4 p.m., thru March 25, Irving Arts Center Art Lab
    • Leslie Massenburg, Bassoon – 8 p.m., Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall
    Sunday, February 19
    • African American Read-In 2017: One World, Many Tales – 2 p.m., South Irving Library 
    • “Take the Bus!” – 4 p.m., Irving Black Arts Council, Dupree Theater
    • Sima Ballet Folklorico:  Sangre Mexicano – 6 p.m., Carpenter Performance Hall
    Monday, February 20
    • “A Place for All People” – thru March 26, Irving Arts Center Administrative Foyer
    • President’s Day – 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas 
    • Sting: 57th & 9th Tour – 8 p.m., Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie
    Tuesday, February 21
    • Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival:  CenterStage – 6 p.m., Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
    • Cirque du Soleil:  Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities – 8 p.m., Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
    • Line Dancing Lessons – 8:30 p.m., Round-Up Saloon, Dallas
    Wednesday, February 22
    • The Symphony Sings – 7 p.m., Lone Star Youth Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall
    • Twenty One Pilots:  Emotional roadshow tour – 7 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas
    • Five Irish Tenors – 7:30 p.m., Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth
    Thursday, February 23
    • “Portraits of Freedom” – thru April 16, Irving Arts Center Dupree Lobby
    • Youth America Grand Prix – thru February 27, Irving Arts Center 
    • Dan Savage:  Savage Love Live – 8 p.m., Kessler Theater, Dallas
    Friday, February 24
    • Mardi Gras Celebration – 9:30 a.m., Heritage Senior Center
    • Freaky Fridays at the Palace – 5-8 p.m., Louis Tussaud’s Place of Wax, Grand Prairie
    • Dying Laughing – 7 p.m., Texas Theatre, Dallas