First Friday, April 6, 2012

The Museum of Texas Tech has a variety of activities happening this Friday for the First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm.  This event is FREE to the public!

  • 5:30pm… Moody Planetarium presents “laserMICHAEL JACKSON,” standard ticket prices apply.
  • 6:15pm… Preview: Next to Normal Musical, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. The Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical, Next to Normal, explores the stunning impact of bipolar disease on a family, and tells that story with exciting and compelling music. Hub Theatre Group brings this musical to the Lubbock stage and partners with MHMR to bring to light the challenges faced by people in our community and beyond. Performance pieces include such musical numbers as “I Am the One,” and “You Don’t Know” from Next to Normal. Preview organized by Bob Chanda, J.D., MBA, Executive Director Hub Theatre Group, Actor Combatant–Society of American Fight Directors, and PhD Candidate-Fine Arts (Theater), Department of Theatre and Dance, Texas Tech University.
  • 6:30-7:30pm Bedtime@The Museum: The Biggest Easter Basket Ever by Steven Kroll. Storytime, crafts, and a snack for ages 8 and under with accompanying adult.
  • 6:30pm… Moody Planetarium presents “laserMICHAEL JACKSON,” standard ticket prices apply.
  • 7:00pm… Movies@The Museum: Royal Wedding, Museum Theater. Fred Astaire’s and Jane Powell’s characters are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth’s wedding. Free
  • 7:30pm… Moody Planetarium presents “laserMICHAEL JACKSON,” standard ticket prices apply.
  • Dusk to 9:00pm… Stargazing on the Plaza with the South Plains Astronomy Club (weather permitting).


Prices for shows at the Moody Planetarium are as follows:

  • General Admission (ages 19-59)…$5

  • Children & Teens (ages 6-18)…$3

  • Seniors (ages 60 & up)…$3

  • Univ. Students/Faculty/Staff (w/ID)…$3

  • Kids (5 & under)…FREE

  • Active Military & their families…FREE
    (MoTTU is a Blue Star Museum)

  • Tickets go on sale 30 min before showtime on a first-come basis.

  • You must be present to purchase a ticket.

  • No late seating.

  • No re-admittance after a show is in progress.

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