FEB CALENDAR

2 As football season comes to a close, turn to some indoor games for Sunday afternoon sporting fun. The Dallas Sidekicks take on Wichita at Reunion Arena. Call 653-0200 for tickets.



4 Rob Becker’s one-man show, “Defending the Cavemen,” offers a comedic approach to understanding the Men’s Movement. Catch the wildman at the Addison Improv. Call 404-8505 for tickets.



6 JC Penney’s Super Pops series with the Dallas Symphony Association continues at the Meyerson with Fort Worth pianist Danny Wright’s “The Wright Stuff.” Additional performance on Feb. 9. Call 692-0203 for more information.



Forget it’s February and think spring this weekend. The Fort Worth Home and Garden Show at Tarrant County Convention Center offers bargain greenery at Sunday’s “Fabulous Spring Flower Sale.” Call 680-9995 for tickets.



8 Relive pioneer days as mock gunfighters reenact the last great gunfight of the Old West when Marshal “Longhair” Jim Courtright battled gambler Luke Short. The action takes place on Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Call (817) 624-9712 for details.



14 Take your valentine or go alone, but don’t miss the innovative choreography of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Presented by TITAS at SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium through the 15th. For tickets, call 528-5576.

20 If you’re ready for some poat-holiday shopping or even some interesting browsing, try the Tri Delta Charity Antiques Show at the Dallas Convention Center. Dealers from all over the country will be selling their wares through the 23rd. For more Info, call 349-7566, or 658-7482 during show days.



22 The Fine Arts Chamber Players will gat your heart pounding and your toes tapping at their free presentation, “Spirit of the Drum,” at the DMA. 520-2219.



24 Exotic island wildlife is the topic. World-renowned zoologist Sir David Attenborough is the speaker. The Dallas Museum of Natural History is the place. Call 670-8457 for more information, 239-6555 for tickets.



Texas Bound, a Short Story Celebration, is part of a new Arts & Letters Live literary series presented by the DMA and the Dallas Public Library. Local theater artists read works by authors such as Larry McMurtry, Katharine Anne Porter and Lawrence Wright. Part of the Distingished Writers series at the museum. Call 922-1200.



25 Second in a series of plays honoring the legendary pioneer of regional theater, Margo Jones, / Hate Hamlet makes its debut off Broadway. The comedy about a young actor on “LA. Medical” promises a unique look at the mores of modern life. Through March 15 at the Arts District Theater. Call 526-8857 for tickets or information.

25 SMU holds its annual Women’s Symposium on the Education of Women for Social and Political Leadership through the 26th at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. This year’s theme, “Bridging the Gaps,” will explore the dichotomy between public policy and private values. For more information, call 692-4560.



28 The Dallas Black Dance Theatre celebrates black choreographers’ contributions to the art of dance with its Black Cultural Awareness Series, through the 29th at The Majestic Theatre. Call 871-2376 for tickets.



The Granbury Opera House turns the tables on the traditional odd couple theme with “The Female Odd Couple,” running through March 29. Call (817) 573-9191 for Information.



29 Take the plunge into the undersea world at Deep Sea Treasures, Science Place I’s new scientific and historical look at life at the bottom of the ocean. Through May 17. Call 428-5555 for more information.



In the wake of Stone’s JFK comes another movie exploring yet another take on the tragic events. Ruby, by Triumph Releasing Corporation, gives us another assassination and conspiracy theory to ponder. Check listings for theaters and show times.

Thousands of runners from all over the world descend on Fort Worth for the annual Cowtown Marathon. The race begins in the Stockyards and winds its way through Fort Worth neighborhoods. For information, call (817) 735-2033.

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