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October 2011-January 2012

Thru 10/30 Bound to Breakthrough, Kenji Nishikawa, The Deserters Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Works by artists Anne Ashton, Kenji Nishikawa, Mark Renner and more. | Mon-Fri 9:00-5:00, Sat 10:00-5:00 | Free.

Thru 10/30 Gaffes and Informations

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts This co-exhibit reflects conversations about the way information is buried and spread: about the struggle for some camps to keep electronic communication rarified or insider-ish, about how information is exploited and twisted, about how nothing digital can be pinned down or controlled anymore.

Thru 10/31 Artists and the City

Fort Worth Public Art Center for Architecture, 3425 West 7th St.

Showcasing 5 recently completed public art projects that illustrate ways in which artists are enhancing the visual environment of Fort Worth. Professional artists bring a rare combination of talents - both creative and pragmatic - to city projects. | Mon-Thu 8:00-5:00 | Free.

Thru 12/11 The First 50 Years

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

10/21 The Devil’s Backbone (El espinazo del Diablo)

Artes de la Rosa, Rose Marine Theater, 1440 North Main St.

In 1939, during the last months of the Spanish Civil War, a tenyear-old boy is left by his tutor in an orphanage in the middle of nowhere. The orphanage is run by a curt but considerate headmistress and a kindly Professor. Despite their concern for him, and his gradual triumph over the usual schoolhouse bully, Carlos never feels completely comfortable in his new environment. | Fri 7:30 | $10-$25

10/21 - 10/23 The Future

Magnolia at the Modern, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat, their perspective on life changes radically, altering the course of time and space and testing the couple’s faith in each other and themselves. Fri 6:00 and 8:00; Saturday 5:00; Sun 2:00 and 4:00 $6.50-8.50

10/27 Getting the Paycheck

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Gain insight into photography’s documentation of labor and then enjoy Charlie Chaplin’s film Modern Times (1936). Thu 6:00-7:45 | Free.

10/28 - 10/30 The Hedgehog Magnolia at the Modern , Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Paloma is a serious, but deeply bored 11-year-old, who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday. But as Paloma’s appointment with death approaches, she meets some kindred spirits who inspire her to question her rather pessimistic outlook on life. Fri 6:00 and 8:00; Saturday 5:00; Sun 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 $6.50-8.50

10/30 The Indian in the Cupboard

Fort Worth Library – Downtown, 500 W. Third St.

Based on the book by Lynne Reid Banks, this is the story of Omri, who for his 9th birthday receives a cupboard and a plastic toy Indian. When he discovers that he can magically bring the toy to life, the adventures begin. | Sun 2:00 | Free.

11/9 - 11/13 2011 Lone Star International Film Festival Lone Star Film Society, Sundance Square, Downtown

Lone Star’s 2011 Festival will include screenings of Pariah, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Natural Selection, Slacker 2011, and The Turin Horse. 14

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Fall 2011

10/21 - 10/23 World Premiere: Ben Stevenson’s Giselle

Texas Ballet Theater, Bass Performance Hall

Giselle is a young peasant driven to madness and an untimely death upon discovering that her true love, Albrecht, has deceived her. Giselle, who now resides in an otherworldly forest of beguiled female spirits, protects her remorseful lover from the Wilis evil vengeance. Fri-Sat 8:00, Sat-Sun 2:00 | $19-99

11/1 A Classical Encounter with Savion Glover Performing Arts Fort Worth, Bass Performance Hall

Savion Glover, a former student of famed actor and dancer Gregory Hines, has been called “the best tap dancer that ever lived.” Best known for his Tony Award-winning work on Bring in ‘Da Noize, Bring in ‘Da Funk, Glover has committed himself to teaching, practicing and spreading the gospel of traditional tap dancing. | Tue 7:30

11/11 A Salute To Our Veterans

Taps ’n Tunes, Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Taps ‘n Tunes presents a USO-type show of song and dance, including a formal color guard. The Military Museum of Fort Worth will display authentic military uniforms and memorabilia at the event. | Fri 6:00-8:30 | Free.

11/18 - 11/19 The Nutcracker

Ballet Frontier, Will Rogers Memorial Center

Ballet Frontier presents their production of the holiday ballet.

12/9 - 12/24 Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker

Texas Ballet Theater, Bass Performance Hall

Loved by young and old alike, don’t miss this holiday classic, featuring a little girl named Clara, the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, the frightful Rat King, a Christmas tree that grows to 40 feet, and snow that falls on the audience. A family treat! | $19-$99

12/23 The Nutty Nutcracker

Texas Ballet Theater, Bass Performance Hall

Tired of Sugar Plums and everything nice? Don’t miss this slightly naughty spoof using current events and pop culture icons for an adult take on this holiday classic. Note: One night only. | Fri 7:00 | $19-99

Images drawn from the museum’s extensive archives commemorating the first half century of one of Fort Worth’s leading art institutions. Tue-Sat 10:00-5:00, Thu till 8:00, Sun 12:00-5:00 | Free.

Thru 12/16 Trinity Perspectives II

Streams and Valleys Botanic Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Dr. The second in a series hosted by Streams and Valleys, this exhibit examines the evolution of a once forgotten river as it emerged to become one of Fort Worth’s most treasured assets. Mon-Fri 10:00-5:00, Sat 10:00-2:00 | Free.

Thru 12/31 Will Barnet: Relationships, Intimate and Abstract, 1935-1965 Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Marking the 100th birthday of pioneering printmaker, painter and educator Will Barnet. The artist’s stylistic evolution was marked by his search for the symbolic potential of forms, culminating in one of the most important abstract paintings he ever created, the Amon Carter’s Self-Portrait. Tue-Sat 10:00-5:00, Thu till 8:00, Sun 12:00-5:00 | Free.

Thru 1/15 Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Presenting more than 75 Ocean Park paintings, prints, and drawings, this unprecedented project offers the opportunity to explore in-depth the complexity of Diebenkorn’s artistic and aesthetic achievements. Works in the exhibition include many which have rarely been seen by the public. Tue 10:00-7:00,Wed-Sun 10:00-5:00, Fri 10:00-8:00 | $4-10

10/16 - 1/8 Caravaggio and His Circle in Rome Kimbell Art Museum

Not since Michelangelo or Raphael had one artist affected so many of his contemporaries over such a broad geography and so irrevocably changed the course of painting in a major artistic center. Explore the impact of the work of Caravaggio on a wide range of painters of Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish, and Spanish origin who resided in Rome during his lifetime or after. Tue-Thu, Sat 10:00-5:00, Fri 12:00-8:00, Sun 12:00-5:00

10/27 - 3/25 The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1720 Gendy St.

This exhibit is not the typical life-retrospective exhibit. The Justice desired an exhibit that would illustrate the intersection of her ranch upbringing with her life on the bench. Interspersed with the arid desert scenes are those decisions and opinions she rendered which all point to one conclusion: Everyone is a product of their environment. Tue-Sat 10:00-5:00, Sun 12:00-5:00 | Free.

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