Tuesday

Killer Keyz: Enjoy a night of dueling pianos in this popular event at Metropolitan Steak & Seafood. (7:30 p.m. Tuesday; continues through Thursday; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; reservations recommended; 806-242-0117)

Wednesday

The Solano Project: The Amarillo band rocks away the midweek blues on Smokey Joe’s patio. (6 p.m. Wednesday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

“Dreaming America through Latinx Poetry”: Janel Pineda and Sara Uribe offer a poetry reading for the West Texas A&M University Distinguished Lecture Series. (6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall on WT’s Canyon campus; free; 806-651-2412)

Killer Keyz: Enjoy a night of dueling pianos in this popular event at Metropolitan Steak & Seafood. (7:30 p.m. Wednesday; continues through Thursday; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; reservations recommended; 806-242-0117)

Thursday

“Lisa Frankenstein”: Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse star in this monstrous romance from writer Diablo Cody. Also opening: Pixar hit “Turning Red” in its first theatrical run, plus special screenings of Season Four episodes of “The Chosen.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

Amarillo Tattoo Expo: Tattoo artists from around the country converge for this Ink Masters-sponsored show at Ashmore Inn & Suites. (1 to 11 p.m. Thursday; continues through Sunday; 2315 E. Interstate 40; ticket prices vary; inkmasterstattooshow.com)

Galentine’s Day Cookie Decorating: Meet the girlfriends at Bar Z Winery for this sweet celebration. (6 p.m. Thursday; 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541; tickets $50 each or $90 for two; 806-488-2214)

Justin Roberts: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Thursday; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Kelly Hunt: The singer teams with Stas Heaney for an intimate show at Buffalo Grass Music Hall in Panhandle. (7 p.m. Thursday; 123 Main St. in Panhandle; 806-236-2933)

Killer Keyz: Enjoy a night of dueling pianos in this popular event at Metropolitan Steak & Seafood. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; reservations recommended; 806-242-0117)

“She Loves Me”: West Texas A&M University stages this classic romcom musical as a holiday treat. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; continues through Feb. 18; tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors and students, and free for WT students, faculty and staff; 806-651-2810)

Ty Blackburn: The Amarillo singer kicks off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Velvet Funk: The Amarillo party band takes the stage at the Western Horseman. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Friday

Amarillo Tattoo Expo: Tattoo artists from around the country converge for this Ink Masters-sponsored show at Ashmore Inn & Suites. (1 to 11 p.m. Friday; continues through Sunday; 2315 E. Interstate 40; ticket prices vary; inkmasterstattooshow.com)

John Crist: The standup comedian brings his “Emotional Support” tour to the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium. (7 p.m. Friday; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $29.75 to $149.75; 806-378-3096)

“She Loves Me”: West Texas A&M University stages this classic romcom musical as a holiday treat. (7:30 p.m. Friday; continues through Feb. 18; tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors and students, and free for WT students, faculty and staff; 806-651-2810)

Christopher Erin & The Obvious Few: The Amarillo country band heats up Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Silver Bullet: The Amarillo rock band rolls into Rounders Club with Dude Jr. (8 p.m. Friday; 2801 S. Virginia St.; no cover; 806-352-3317)

Valentine’s Day Dance & Sip:  Carnell Malone of the Unique Stepperz teaches partner and line dancing at this holiday party at In This Moment. (8 p.m. Friday; 707 S. Polk St.; tickets $30; 806-433-1158)

Mando Saenz: The acclaimed Texas songwriter makes a return to Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Touching Voodoo: The Amarillo rock band teams with Selfless Lovers for a show at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Ri Wolf & The Prairie Wolfs: The Amarillo country band takes the stage at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Saturday

Galentine’s Brunch Vendor Market: Local salespeople offer holiday specials at Cask & Cork, which also offers mimosa specials and more. (10:30 a.m. Saturday; 5461 McKenna Square, Suite 101; 806-410-1113)

Amarillo Tattoo Expo: Tattoo artists from around the country converge for this Ink Masters-sponsored show at Ashmore Inn & Suites. (11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; continues through Sunday; 2315 E. Interstate 40; ticket prices vary; inkmasterstattooshow.com)

Valentine’s Market: Sad Monkey Mercantile hosts local merchants for a sweet afternoon. (11 a.m. Saturday; 9800 Texas Highway 217; 806-488-2658)

You Had Me at Howdy: The From 6th Collective celebrates the holiday with a romantic expo featuring a variety of local artisans. (noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; 18100 W. Interstate 40; 806-349-1111)

Route 66 Maker’s Market: Shop to your heart’s content among handcrafted items and curated finds at this Valentine’s Day event. (1 to 4 p.m. Saturday; The Garage, 2819 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-290-3735)

Brass Wire Trio: The Amarillo jazz band takes a shot at Drunken Oyster. (7 p.m. Saturday; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

The Repeat Offenders: The Amarillo folk band swaps tunes at Chalice Abbey. (7 p.m. Saturday; 2717 Stanley St., Suite A; $15 donation; 806-576-2480) 

Berzerk: The rock band goes wild at High Fidelity Records. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2818 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 252-220-4729)

“She Loves Me”: West Texas A&M University stages this classic romcom musical as a holiday treat. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; continues through Feb. 18; tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors and students, and free for WT students, faculty and staff; 806-651-2810)

Triosarachops Devours!: Chamber Music Amarillo hosts a trio concert at Sharpened Iron Studios featuring Sarah Beckham-Turner, soprano; Guglielmo Manfredi, horn; and Sarah Rushing, piano. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1314 S. Polk St.; tickets $40; 806-376-8782) 

The Solano Project: The Amarillo party band offers weekend fun on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Tom Buechi: The Amarillo one-man band brings tunes to Pondaseta Brewing Co. (8 p.m. Saturday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Black Tie Revolt: The Amarillo rock band makes its Hoots Pub debut with Trey Clarkson. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Erick Willis & Zach Nytomt: The Texas country singers team up at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

9 Eyes: The Amarillo country band rocks into Whiskey River. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4001 S.W. 51st Ave.; cover $7; 806-367-6163)

Reborn Country: The Amarillo band brings the twang to Broken Spoke Lounge. (9 p.m. Saturday; 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 806-373-9149)

Whiskey Hangover: Get smacked about the head by this Godsmack tribute band at Skooterz. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Sunday

Amarillo Tattoo Expo: Tattoo artists from around the country converge for this Ink Masters-sponsored show at Ashmore Inn & Suites. (11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday; 2315 E. Interstate 40; ticket prices vary; inkmasterstattooshow.com)

“She Loves Me”: West Texas A&M University stages this classic romcom musical as a holiday treat. (2:30 p.m. Sunday; continues through Feb. 18; tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors and students, and free for WT students, faculty and staff; 806-651-2810)

Amarillo Bombers: The local soccer team takes off after the New Mexico Runners in a two-game series. (3 p.m. Sunday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $10.25; 806-350-2688) 

Feb. 13

Cowboy Sweetheart Dinner: Cowgirl singer Jean Prescott headlines this fundraiser for Arts in the Sunset and Amarillo Art Institute, featuring dinner from Cask & Cork. (6 p.m. Feb. 13; 3701 Plains Blvd.; tickets $200 per couple, tables available; 806-354-8802)

The Newlywed Game: Amarillo Rotary West hosts this classic game show-themed fundraiser for AmTech Interact student leadership camps and educational scholarships. (6:30 p.m. Feb. 13; AmTech Career Academy, 3569 Plains Blvd.; tickets $55RotaryAmarilloWest@gmail.com

Mardi Gras Party: Amarillo party band Velvet Funk headlines the festivities at Drunken Oyster, which also offers dinner and drink specials all day. (7 p.m. Feb. 13; 7606 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6668)

Jam with Love: The Amarillo College Piano Series continues with this concert featuring AC music faculty members. (7:30 p.m. Feb. 13; AC Concert Hall Theatre on the Washington Street campus; free; 806-371-5340)

“Wheel of Fortune Live”: The iconic game show brings its live version to the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, where audience members will be called up to spin the wheel, buy a vowel and solve the puzzle. (8 p.m. Feb. 13; 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $25 to $255; 806-378-3096)

Ongoing

Amarillo Museum of Art: Check out “In Our Own Words: Native Impressions” through March 17 and “The Collecting Eye of Ray Graham” through March 24 at the Amarillo mainstay. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum: Take in “Ranching Remudas,” on view through July 27. (2601 E. Interstate 40; 806-376-5181)

Don Harrington Discovery Center: Explore the new permanent exhibition “Discover through Time.” (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 1200 Streit Drive; admission $14 adults; $11 seniors, military and students, and $9 children; 806-355-9547)

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: Enjoy “Dali’s Wonderland,” opening Thursday, plus the bison-themed exhibition “The Fall and Rise of an American Icon” through September and a special “Día de los Muertos” exhibition through Nov. 3. (2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-651-2244)

The Simulated Universe: Amarillo’s newest attraction is this immersive art experience a la Meow Wolf. (noon to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; 1215 S.W. 10th Ave.; reservations required; 832-690-7731 or thesimulateduniverse@gmail.com)

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  • Chip Chandler

    Chip is the senior communications specialist at West Texas A&M University. A Canadian High School graduate and award-winning journalist, he has covered arts and entertainment in Amarillo since 1998 and is a member of the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council arts committee. He is a 2020 Golden Nail Award winner and a 2017 National Philanthropy Day award winner. He is a member of the national GALECA critics group, has seen every Best Picture Oscar winner and watches way too much television.

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