Tuesday

Greg Curry: The Amarillo singer offers tunes with your slices at Big Jim’s Pizza Co. (7 p.m. Jan. 30; 3801 Olsen Blvd., Unit 9; 806-352-5050)

Wednesday

“Carmen”: The classic Bizet opera gets a modern, urban twist in the latest from “The Met: Live in HD.” (1 p.m. Wednesday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

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)

The March Divide: The indie one-man band headlines Pondaseta Brewing Co.’s Wednesday music series. (7 p.m. Wednesday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

“The Wizard of Oz”: Follow the yellow brick road to 85th-anniversary screenings of this all-time classic. (7 p.m. Wednesday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Thursday

“Argylle”: Bryce Dallas Howard stars as a thriller author in over her head in this spy comedy. Also opening: animated feature “The Jungle Bunch: Operation Meltdown,” plus special screenings of Season Four episodes of “The Chosen.” (Opens Thursday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive; and Cinergy, 9201 Cinergy Square)

First Thursday Art & Wine: Musician Luis Torres provides the tunes at this monthly event at High Fidelity Records. (6 p.m. Thursday; 2818 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover; 252-220-4729)

Colton Amerson: The Amarillo country singer kicks off the month with a show at Rounders Club. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2801 S. Virginia St.; no cover; 806-352-3317)

Group Nude Art Show: The 806 Coffee + Lounge celebrates the opening of the 17th annual show. One-man indie band The March Divide performs at 9 p.m. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Hub City Radicals: The Lubbock duo saddles up for a show at the Western Horseman. (7 p.m. Thursday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

First Thursday: Aunt Eek’s Books & Curiosities celebrates its third anniversary with a party featuring a makers’ market and an open mic hosted by J. Kali and Amy Hart. (7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2900 S.W. Sixth Ave; 806-420-0021)

Gary Wayne Thomason and Nelson McKinney: The Amarillo musicians team up to kick off the weekend at Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Thursday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Friday

First Friday Art Walk: The favorite tradition continues at newly renovated Arts in the Sunset. (5 to 9 p.m. Friday; 3701 Plains Blvd.; free; 806-354-8802)

Josh Weathers: The Texas country-rocker offers an intimate show at Hotel Turkey. (6 p.m. Friday; 201 Third St. in Turkey; tickets $15; 806-423-1151)

Ri Wolf: The Amarillo country singer brings an acoustic show to the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. Friday; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Amarillo Wranglers: The local hockey squad heads into battle against the Oklahoma Warriors. (7:15 p.m. Friday; continues Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $24; 806-378-3096)

The Tweeks: The Amarillo party band heats up Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Friday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Brass Wire Trio: The local jazz trio electrifies The 806 Coffee + Lounge. (9 p.m. Friday; 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave.; no cover, donations accepted; 806-322-1806)

Mason Lively and Jordan Nix: The Texas country singers swap songs at Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Friday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

Uncle Lazer: The Texas comedian takes aim on laughs at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Friday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

John Baumann: The sensational Texas singer-songwriter returns for a show at the Western Horseman. (10 p.m. Friday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Aquarius Ball: R&B acts Ralo the Pimp and Woodlife headline this formal event at In This Moment. (10 p.m. Friday; 707 S. Polk St.; BYOB; free for women, $10 for men; 806-678-9333)

Saturday

Tennessee Tuckness: The Amarillo songstress plays for the brunch crowd at the Western Horseman. (11 a.m. Saturday; 2501 E. Interstate 40; 806-379-6555, Ext. 2999)

Ladies Night: Pondaseta Brewing Co. offers day-long specials for all and live music at 8 p.m. (noon to midnight Saturday; 7500 S.W. 45th Ave.; 806-418-6282)

Symphony Ball: Enjoy “A Night in Monte Carlo” in a James Bond-themed celebration of 69 years of this venerable gala. (5 p.m. Saturday; Rex Baxter Building on the Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 3301 S.E. 10th Ave.; tickets $250 and up; 806-376-8782)

Mardi Gras Party: Family Support Services’ annual Cajun-themed festivities return with dinner, casino games, music from The Solano Project, and more. (6 p.m. Saturday; Amarilo Civic Center Complex Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $65 or $500 for tables of eight; 806-342-2500)

Christopher Erin: The Amarillo country singer brings an acoustic show to the Golden Light Beer & Wine Garden. (7 p.m. Saturday; 6014 S. Western St.; 806-221-2337)

Amarillo Wranglers: The local hockey squad heads into battle against the Oklahoma Warriors. (7:15 p.m. Saturday; Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum, 401 S. Buchanan St.; tickets $13 to $24; 806-378-3096)

Moon Dog: The Amarillo rock band howls on Smokey Joe’s patio. (8 p.m. Saturday; 2903 S.W. Sixth Ave.; 806-331-6698)

Josh Weathers: The Texas country-rocker returns to Golden Light Cantina. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave.; cover; 806-374-9237)

The Sergio Almanza Quintet: The Amarillo jazz band celebrates Mardi Gras at Hoots Pub. (9 p.m. Saturday; 2424 Hobbs Road; cover)

Sunday

“My Fair Lady”: How loverly: The classic musical returns to big screens in a celebration of its 60th anniversary. (1 and 7 p.m. Sunday; continues Monday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Monday

“My Fair Lady”: How loverly: The classic musical returns to big screens in a celebration of its 60th anniversary. (7 p.m. Monday; Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive)

Feb. 6

Killer Keyz: Enjoy a night of dueling pianos in this popular event at Metropolitan Steak & Seafood. (7:30 p.m. Feb. 6; continues through Feb. 8; 9181 Town Square Blvd., Suite 1201; reservations recommended; 806-242-0117)

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 the Georgia O’Keeffe-inspired “On the Edge of the Plains” and the Gisella Loeffler exhibition “Lots of Love, Gisella,” both on view through January, 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)

Author

  • 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.