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Tuesday Morning Roundup
by Stephen Becker 1 Nov 2011

Today in the roundup: Theatre Three’s tribute to a reluctant composer, how the Amon Carter’s Cassatt was found and local music bits.


FINDING HIS CALLING: Theatre Three is paying tribute to composer John Bucchino by staging two of his works. A Catered Affair is currently running in the main space, and It’s Only Life will soon play the basement space. Having one theater present two of your shows is quite an achievement, but as Bucchino tells dallasnews.com, he didn’t even want to be involved in musical theater. At least not until a couple of Broadway heavyweights talked him into it.

A HIDDEN HISTORY: Last month, we passed along news of the Amon Carter’s purchase of a Mary Cassatt painting. One of the interesting details of the painting is that it actually disappeared for years before resurfacing in 1996. And on the museum’s blog, museum director Andrew Walker explains how a look at the back of the painting helped to establish its provenance.

MUSIC BITS: If you’ve got a couple hours, watch a video of Erykah Badu discussing every angle of her music career. (DC9 at Night) … One of Fort Worth’s last independent record stores, Doc’s Records & Vintage, is moving to Camp Bowie West. (fwweekly.com) … If you were all psyched to see John Oates in Denton this week, there’s bad news on that front – the show’s been canceled. (dentonrc.com)