Gunner Fore: The Lubbock country singer heads underground for a show in the Paramount Recreation Club, The Barfield’s speakeasy. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 600 S. Polk St.; no cover; 806-414-2200)

“Infinity Pool”: Alexander Skarsgard and Cleopatra Coleman head out for vacation, only to meet new horror goddess Mia Goth. Also opening: horror film “Fear” and Hindi-language spy thriller “Pathaan.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

“Clue”: The beloved murder-mystery board game comes to life in this stage adaptation of the hysterical film. It’s seriously dumb in a totally entertaining way; get tickets if you can—two additional performances have been added Friday night and Saturday afternoon. (7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 p.m. Friday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Amarillo Little Theatre Allen Shankles Mainstage, 2019 Civic Center; tickets prices vary; 806-355-9991)

Discover for a Dollar: Check out the latest at Don Harrington Discovery Center on Friday or enjoy a day in the great outdoors on Saturday at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center—all for a buck. (5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and sunup to sundown Saturday; 1400 Streit Drive and 2301 N. Soncy Road; admission $1; 806-355-9547)

Luke Koepke & The Bad Habits: The Lubbock-based country band heads back north for a show at Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

J. Eric Dennis book signing: The Amarillo author signs copies of his children’s book ”Azarah & Baldur Courageous” at Aunt Eek’s Books & Curiosities. (2 p.m. Saturday; 2900 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-420-0021)

Dale Conner Retrospective: The artist looks back at his decades-long career in this exhibition opening at Amarillo Art Institute. (5 p.m. Saturday; 3701 Plains Blvd. Unit 117; 806-354-8802)

A Night at the Opera: West Texas A&M University Opera hosts Metropolitan Opera tenor Hugo Vera at its first-ever gala fundraiser. (6 p.m. Saturday; Legacy Hall in Jack B. Kelley Student Center; tickets $100; 806-651-2840)

“Boots on Ice” Social Dance Party: Footloose Amarillo will kick off the new year with this winter social, featuring free lessons beginning at 7 p.m., followed by music from Amarillo country band Texas Tumbleweed Junction. BYOB. (7 p.m. Saturday; Tripp’s Harley-Davidson, 6040 W. Interstate 40; admission $10 adults, $5 teens;

Clint Black: The ’90s country superstar returns to town with wife Lisa Hartman Black and daughter Lily Pearl Black. (7:30 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Auditorium, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $51 to $201; 806-378-3096)

Vamping: The Amarillo indie rock band returns to the stage for a release party for its new double-EP in a party at the Golden Light Cantina featuring openers Rain Division. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

The Cassettes: The ’80s cover band brings the party back to Hoots Pub. (10 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Blvck Hippie: The Memphis-based indie rock band rolls into town for a show at the Golden Light Cantina with local openers JKali and Dudeman. (8 p.m. Monday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)


Amarillo Museum of Art: The museum’s anniversary celebration continues with its annual Achievement in Art exhibition, the Al and Pat Smith collection of French impressionist works, on view through April 9. Also on view: “Stranger(s) in the Village” by collage master Gary Burnley, through March 26. (2200 S. Van Buren St.; 806-371-5050)

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum: Enjoy fantastical beasts in “Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures” through March 25, along with “Quinceañera Traditions” through Feb. 4 and “Objects of Enchantment” through April 30. (2503 Fourth Ave. in Canyon; 806-651-2244)


  • 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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