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A Look Ahead At The Week’s Art&Seek Picks


by Gila Espinoza 6 Feb 2019

Mark your calendars. There are some great Art&Seek picks for the coming week.

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With so many happenings going on in the North Texas area let the Art&Seek calendar help you sort through your the bounty of options. Here are a few suggestions you might want to consider adding to your calendar.

Wednesday

The award-winning, internationally celebrated multimedia artist Signe Pierce lectures at SMU tonight. Go there to hear her speak about artificial realities. Pierce is the star and co-creator of the acclaimed short film “American Reflexxx.”

In Sherman, the galleries at Austin College have paintings and photos created by artist and art professor Michael Winegarden. Check out “Parallel Universes” on view now through March 8.

Thursday

The Dallas Contemporary’s exhibition features works by Texas artist Margarita Cabrera. “It is Impossible to Cover the Sun with a Finger,” takes on the complicated subject – border politics.  Explore the topic, Frontera: Myths & Realities of Life Along the Tx-Mex Border, at a panel discussion tonight.

UNT faculty and guest choreographers are presenting an exciting program of original choreography. Make it to the Dance and Theatre Building on the Denton campus tonight for the first of four performances.

Friday

Soul Rep Theatre Company brings “Bourbon at the Border” to the South Dallas Cultural Center. The play focuses on a couple and veterans of the civil rights struggle. Will their love help them conquer the residual effects of the battle they fought years ago?

In Fort Worth, Circle Theatre tackles the iconic drama “Our Town.” Thornton Wilder’s theater classic deals with love, loss and living in the moment.

Saturday/Sunday

Ochre House Theatre has a new play called “Doom McCoy & The Death Nugget.” The cosmic western comes to life with the help of puppets, music, time travel and more. See it on stage through March 2.

Saturday, stop by Fort Worth’s Sid Richardson Museum for the docent-guided themed tour, Decoding the Myth of the American West. The event explores the idea of the romanticized American West. Find out what’s real and what’s myth.

On Sunday, Ballet Frontier of Texas hosts The Youth Dance Festival at Fort Worth’s I.M. Terrell Academy. Performers from the greater North Texas community will showcase a variety of pieces, including classical ballet, contemporary, and modern repertoires.

Throughout the weekend, head to the Trinity River Arts Center to see Kitchen Dog Theatre’s production of “You Got Older.” It’s an irreverent play from an up-and-coming playwright.

Monday

Check out the next generation of artists at The Art Galleries at TCU. Browse new works by TCU’s second year MFA candidates, including painting, sculpture, and installation. The exhibition will culminate Feb. 16.

“Nature Observed and Imagined” is an exhibition featuring paintings and prints by Catherine Prose. See them in Sherman at the Forster Art Complex at Austin College.

Tuesday

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center has photorealistic drawings by Marshall Harris on view. The works are so intricate, you’ll think they’re photos. “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” will be on display through Feb. 20.

Art advisor Jennifer Klos has an event at Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas tonight. They’ll be drawings and photography on view and she’ll share tips about starting a private collection.

For more on these and other events, explore the Art&Seek calendar.

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