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March 2015

poetry smash #4
Thursday, 12 @ 7:30pm
Lcarence Muse Theatre | $10

Early spring brings a new crop of poets together in a poetic gumbo as they share the open mic. Coordinated by Brenda Randall.


Dress Performance Theatre Series
The french and kat show

Starring Frenchie Davis
Friday, 13 & Saturday, 14 @ 8:15pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre |$18.50

This Pop cabaret one-woman show, starring FRENCHIE DAVIS, is one part Bach, two parts Kander & Ebb, a dash of Britney and a sprinkle of Clair Huxtable all served in a Blanche Devereaux martini glass-neat. French and Kat show is a hot poppin’ night of music spanning every decade! Hosted by Board Member Gwendolyn Hunt.


Friday, 20 @ 10am
Naomi Bruton Main Stage
$13.50 and $8.95 for 5 and more

Join Cinderella and her new friend Mortimer Mouse as they sing and dance their way from her step-mother’s kitchen to the brilliance of Prince Charming’s Ball. The characters come to life with gusto as audiences share in the spirit and joy of the enchanting show. For additional special rates/discounts, call 800.523.4540. Presented by American Theatre for Youth in partnership with TBAAL. TBAAL Membership discount not applicable for this show.


jazz weekend in dallas
a nght that rocks
featuring najee and jeff lorber

Saturday, 21 @ 8pm
Naomi Bruton Main Stage
$25-Orchestra Level

What happens when famed jazz keyboardist, composer, producer JEFF LORBER meets the world-renowned smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist NAJEE? It’s going to be an evening for hot jazz lovers! Looking for an exciting night out on the town? This is the place to be! Hosted by TBAAL Board of Directors. Supported by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dallas Alumane Chapter.

Saturday, 21 @ 12-Noon
Clarence Muse Café Theatre
$ Pay what you can


"off the chart" concert
promising young artist series

Featuring Jennifer Criss and Clifton Williams
Friday, 27 @ 10am
Student morning Performance | $5
Friday, 27 & Saturday, 28 @ 8pm
Public Performance | $10
Clarence Muse Café Theatre

Two of Berklee Colleges’ most talented recent music graduates and jazz artists, vocalist JENNIFER CRISS and pianist CLIFTON WILLIAMS, team up for a magic night performing traditional and contemporary jazz, a bit of pop, R&B and Hip-Hop. They’ll go back-and-forth crooning their own originals and music from some of the greats.


24-hour film feast
see three classic films of social significance

Saturday, 28 @ 12-Noon
Clarence Muse Café Theatre
$5 - Screening and Talk

African American contributions to American cinema has grown in diversity, complexity and popularity. Many of the mid to later 20th century African American stellar performers continue to draw mainstream recognition to this day primarily because of their stance on social issues depicting African American life in American cinema. The three films shown are riveting testimonials of the commitment of actors and filmmakers who chose to document the importance of telling African American stories for posterity.


Get Your Copy of "MEDICINE" for the Soul! Featuring Ruben Studdard, Ann Nesby and Jasmine Guy.

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