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Monday Morning Roundup


by Stephen Becker 6 Apr 2009

SUPPORTING A LOCAL: It’s good to see the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth devote some prime space to a North Texan on the rise. Rosson Crow, who grew up in Plano before attending Yale, is the subject of the museum’s current Focus show. Her large-scale paintings remind us of a bygone era, with depictions […]

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Buck Owen's Trophy Room, 2007

Buck Owen's Trophy Room, 2007

SUPPORTING A LOCAL: It’s good to see the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth devote some prime space to a North Texan on the rise. Rosson Crow, who grew up in Plano before attending Yale, is the subject of the museum’s current Focus show. Her large-scale paintings remind us of a bygone era, with depictions of Old West saloons and rodeos, among other subjects. Interestingly, she wanted to be a country singer first and and an actress second, but she eventually figured out that painting was her true talent. For more on Crow, check out  Gaile Robinson’s story on GuideLive.com. Focus: Rosson Crow runs through May 17.

QUOTABLE: “It’s been a long time since I stood up on a stage, 14 or 15 years. I was 60 years old then – just a kid with a crazy dream.”

Leonard Cohen, during his concert Friday night at Nokia Theatre, his first-ever appearance in North Texas. Preston Jones was also there, and you can read his reveiw here.

DISCOUNT TICKETS: Casa Manana is bringing a production of Driving Miss Daisy to Fort Worth for one week only beginning April 21. And if you’ve got three other people to go with you, you can save 20 percent on tickets. Casa is offering the discount on its Family Four Packs. If that sounds like a deal to you, click here and get to orderin’.

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