The Harlem Globetrotters: The one-of-a-kind basketballers return for a much-delayed outing, this time promising “ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag and rim-rattling dunks,” incorporating streetball with the Globetrotters’ traditional action. (7 p.m. Tuesday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $24 to $94; 806-378-3096)

“Dog”: Channing Tatum makes a welcome return to the big screen, starring opposite the titular canine in this buddy comedy. Personally, I’ll be catching up with whatever Oscar nominees are still lingering in theaters the rest of this week and next. Also opening: horror film “The Cursed” and video-game adaptation “Uncharted.” (Opens Thursday)

“A Doll’s House, Part 2”: Theatre AC tackles this contemporary sequel of Ibsen’s iconic drama, with Nora returning to reenter that door she memorably walked out of. (Thursday through Sunday; AC Experimental Theatre on the Washington Street campus; tickets $10 adults, $8 students and seniors; 806-371-5359)

“Cabaret”: Tickets are sold out this weekend for Amarillo Little Theatre’s excellent revival of this Kander & Ebb classic, but call as soon as you can for its extension Feb. 25 and 26. This exceptionally timely staging (powerfully directed by Allen Shankles, with a sensational cast led by Terry Martin and Jason Driver) should not be missed. (Thursday through Feb. 26; ALT Adventure Space, 2751 Civic Circle; ticket prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Three Star Memorial Roping: This annual benefit tie-down and breakaway competition is ready to kick up some dirt again in the Amarillo National Center on the Tri-State Fairgrounds. (Friday through Sunday; 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; 806-376-7767)

Amarillo Wranglers: The hometown hockey team laces up to try to reel in the Corpus Christi IceRays. (7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $12 to $23; 806-242-4231)

Lupine Lady: Get ready to howl with this indie folk singer at The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Cody Hibbard: This rising Texas country star hits town for a show with Tyler McCollum at Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Music Shelters: This fourth-annual fundraiser for Amarillo Housing First at Leftwood’s will feature 11 bands, including Native Crowds, Jason Hodges & The Panhandle Playboys, J. Trial Band and more. (6 p.m. Saturday; 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover $10)

MicroMania Midget Wrestling: This … is a thing that is happening. (7 p.m. Saturday; Marshall’s Tavern, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave.; tickets $20 to $300)

West Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra: The ensemble will perform works by William Grant Still, Berlioz and Beethoven, the latter featuring student soloist Minkyoung Song. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall in Canyon; free; 806-651-2840)

Plan B: This Amarillo-based ‘80s tribute band plans to party all night at Skooterz. (9 p.m. Saturday; 4100 Bushland Blvd.; cover; 806-679-0122)

Valentine’s B-Day Party: Local EDM artists continue the celebration of the loving season with this rave-tastic party at T’s Bar. (9 p.m. Saturday; 700 S.W. 10th Ave.; cover $10; 806-418-6649)

Garrett Bryan: The burly, soulful Texas singer returns for an intimate concert at the Golden Light. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover)

“Lady Sings the Blues”: Diana Ross is electric in her Oscar-nominated role as Billie Holiday in this 50th-anniversary screening. (Sunday and Feb. 23; Cinemark Hollywood 16 and Regal Amarillo Star)


  • 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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