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

Lots of new museum and gallery exhibitions, theater productions, concerts, and festivals abound this week. The Art&Seek calendar can help you sort through the bounty of options. For starters, check out our picks below and then start making your plans for the coming week.

Wednesday

MOOSH, Dread, 2018

The Southeast Campus of Tarrant County College has paintings and prints by Ugandan-born artist Gerald Nyamwihura Mushumbusi, a.k.a. Moosh. See his Keith Haring-inspired works at the Arlington campus.

The Dallas Holocaust Museum has a new virtual reality experience that puts you in the house of Anne Frank. That’s part of the exhibition, “Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank.

Thursday

Elliott Erwitt, ‘The Misfits,’ 1960

Elliott Erwitt is a 90-year-old, French-American photographer with a legendary career. See some of the former Magnum photographer’s iconic images on view at Dallas’ Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery.

Eric Owens and Lawrence Brownlee are highly sought-after opera singers who perform around the world. You can catch the baritone and tenor duo at the Cliburn at the Kimbell music series in Fort Worth.


Friday

The Texas Tenors garnered fame on TV’s “America’s Got Talent” and since then, they’ve become Emmy-nominated, PBS-Darlings. See them perform tonight at the McKinney Performing Arts Center.

Art&Seek’s sister station KXT 91.7 has partnered with the Nasher Sculpture Center for this months’ concert and film screening event, ‘Til Midnight. Arrive early and see Dallas’ Luna Luna kick off the night. Then, Brooklyn’s Negative Gemini takes the stage followed by a screening of “The September Issue.”

Saturday/Sunday

On Saturday, head to Theatre Too to see Cara Mia Theatre’s “Wet: A DACAmented Journey.” This play tells the story of one man’s journey to be a legal citizen in the only home he’s ever known. It’s on stage through Sept. 30.

Also on Saturday, West Texas’s Dirty River Boys head to Arlington’s Levitt Pavilion. They’ll be playing tunes from the new record, “Mesa Starlight.”

Sunday, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is offering Architecture Tours. Discover the secrets behind the museum’s “floating” structure, the building’s unique textured outer skin,  and of course, the iconic escalator.

Fort Worth’s Stage West continues their regional production of “An Octoroon.” The provocative drama grapples with racial nuances like skin tone and self-worth in the antebellum South.

Monday

“On the Brink” by Stormie Parker

Texas’ nature sculptor Stormie Parker has turned her attention to the endangered animals of Asia with her exhibit, “Going, Going, Gone!” You can see her clay figured works at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center through Sept. 24.

Dallas’ Juan Alberto Negroni is using his craft to make to a statement about Puerto Rico’s physical and political state. See “Midsummer’s Night Dream at 18.2208º N, 66.5901º W” through Oct. 4 at the Art Galleries at Texas Woman’s University.

Tuesday

“Swinging from the Gates of Heaven” by Tyrone Geter

Denton’s Patterson-Appleton Arts Center has artwork on view by South Carolinian Tyrone Geter. His show, “I Come As One But Stand As 10,000,” is inspired by his mother and explores the struggles women of color face globally.

The Tuesday Evening Modern Lecture Series continues tonight with a discussion led by Austin-based artist Jonathan Marshall. He’ll be speaking about historical perspectives and how they relate to a sense of place.

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

 

 

[source: http://artandseek.org/2018/09/19/a-look-ahead-at-the-weeks-artseek-picks-147/]

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