Trying to decide what to do this week? The Art&Seek calendar regularly posts close to 1,000 events online. Don’t know where to start? Try doing a search by date or by categories. There’s a category for arts, books, dance, music, museums, theater, and Radio-TV-Film. Whether you’re looking for something new and daring to do or something familiar and comfy you can find it here. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
Fort Works Art in Fort Worth features six pairs of artists who work in similar mediums. You can see Duets 2.0 through December.
“Original Man” is a musical about an imaginary world built by a young man who’s abused by his father. The musical was written and directed by Matthew Posey. See the world premiere at Ochre House Theater in Dallas.
Tonight, the KERA production and Emmy-winning documentary “After Goodbye: An AIDS Story” screens in Denton. The Turtle Creek Chorale A Capella group, Camerata, will be on hand to perform. See the presentation at the Gateway Center at the University of North Texas.
Earlier in October, Dallas VideoFest hosted DocuFest. Today begins the second leg of the VideoFest – Alternative Fiction Fest. You can see all forms of narrative filmmaking today through Sunday at the Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station in Dallas.
The Palace Arts Center screens the Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn classic film, “Charade.” The suspense thriller is part of the Grapevine theater’s First Friday Film Series.
For opera fans, Johnathan Eaton, this week’s Art&Seek Spotlight Artist, debuts as the director at UNT Opera. He’ll bring the magic to this production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” It runs through November 10, at the Lyric Theater on the UNT campus.
On Saturday, celebrate the full autumn moon with a picnic under the stars at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas. The Otsukimi Moon Festival features Japanese music, dance performances and more.
Richland Hills Public Library invites you to ditch your couch, grab your fur baby and head out for a day of outdoor activities at First Caturday. You can read a book or just hang out with your feline friend.
The New Play Festival at Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth continues through the weekend. The featured play is titled “Shiny Objects” and is about a Texas high school student who challenges tradition.
The show “Commanding Space” is on display at the at Amon Carter Museum of American Art through Nov. 19. The exhibition features the work of women sculptors from Texas.
Babymouse and Squish are stars of two best-selling series of graphic novels. Their co-creator, Matthew Holm, gives an artist talk tonight at the Irving Arts Center. He’ll discuss his creative process and some of his works from his exhibition “Bam! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” which are on display in the center through January 28.
What kind of economic impact do the arts have in Fort Worth? Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts in Washington, D.C., will reveal the findings from a new study tonight at ART7 Gallery.
The Art Gallery at Cedar Valley College features the work of Dallas artist Marilyn Waligore. Her sculptures are made from discarded aluminum waste for this show, called “Waste & Want.”
Music legends Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald perform tonight at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. Don’t miss your chance to hear the classic – “What A Fool Believes.”
For more on these and other events, explore the Art&Seek calendar.