The coming fortnight … By Suzanne Shelton SEPTEMBER GRAB BAG HEPWORTH SCULPTURE Her works have been called “sermons in stone.” Barbara Hepworth’s marble and bronze sculptures, among them “Hollow Form with Interior Form,” plus samples from her paintings and lithographs; through Sept. 26, Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin. LITHOGRAPHY “Tamarind: A Renaissance of Lithography” exhibits 76 master lithographs produced at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop during the last decade; including works by Albers, Nevelson, Ruscha, Francis; through Sept. 30, Art Gallery, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston. BIG THICKET ON FILM Cameraman Michael Kostiuk walked into the Big Thicket last year and began snapping photos; the result of his odyssey is the photographic display, “The Big Thicket: A Way of Life,” Sept. 9 through Oct. 28, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth. NEIGHBORHOOD ART The old DeLuxe movie house in Houston has been remodeled in a neighborhood project designed to bring works of art to the people;, exhibition of paintings, sculptures and watercolors by artists including Kenneth Noland, Peter Bradley, Frank Davis; through September, DeLuxe Theater, 3303 Lyons Avenue, Houston. STONE SCULPTURE Indian and Southeast Asian sculpture, including 11th century Cambodian works; through Sept. 12, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas. SEPTEMBER 3 RICHIE Richie Havens brings his sweet melancholy ballads and husky blues to Texas; Sept. 3, San Antonio; Sept. 4, 8 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston. SIMON COMEDY Jane Kean \(remember Park,” one of the standby Neil Simon comedies, in a five-week run; matinees Sept. 5 and 12; Windmill Dinner Theatre, Houston. TRANSCENDENTAL JAILBIRD Henry Thoreau’s night in jail is the subject of one of the most-performed plays on the circuit; Trinity students rehash “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail” through Sept. 4, 8:15 p.m., Ruth Taylor Theater, Trinity University, San Antonio. SEPTEMBER 4 KISS AWAY Leon Russell and the Shelter People come marchin’ into Texas Hall, Arlington, Sept. 4, 8:00 p.m. Freddie King is their “special guest.” SEPTEMBER 8 ICE SHOW Where else can you see so much satin and sparkle-plenty? Even the ice glitters for the “Ice Capades” opening Sept. 8, Houston Coliseum, Houston. DEAR LIAR Drama of a romance by correspondence, done last season by the Alley, is taken up once again by Trinity students \(who through Sept. 11, also Sept. 15-18, 8:15 p.m., Ruth Taylor Theatre, Trinity University, San Antonio. SEPTEMBER 10 SWEET ISAAC After spending years writing soul music, Isaac Hayes decided to get up there and sing some; 8:30 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston. JC “Jesus Christ Superstar” splashes across the stage with a national touring company cast; 8:30 p.m., also 3 p.m., Sept. 12, Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston. JB If you can make the switch over to the beanstalk, it’s Jack doing his stuff for the kiddies; “Jack and the Beanstalk” fairytelling through Sept. 12, also Sept. 18-19, 2:30 p.m., Ruth Taylor Theater, Trinity University, San Antonio. SEPTEMBER 12 FOR BIRD WATCHERS Capital Bird Society Show featuring our feathered friends; through Sept. 13, Austin Area Garden Center, Austin. SEPTEMBER 13 BRASS CONCERT One of the series of SMU Faculty concerts, performed by a brass quintet; Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas. SEPTEMBER 14 THE BAT Otherwise known as “Die Fledermaus,” Johann Strauss’ comic operetta of mistaken identities and revenge, presented by UT Drama and Music Departments; through Sept. 18, 8 p.m. Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. THE TEXAS OB SERVER rThe Texas Observer Publishing Co. 1971 Ronnie Dugger, Publisher A window to the South A journal of free voices Vol. LXIII, No. 18 Sept. 10, 1971 Incorporating the State Observer and the East Texas Democrat, which in turn incorporated the Austin ForumAdvocate. Editorial and Business Offices: The Texas Observer, 600 W. 7th St., Austin, Texas 78701. Telephone 477-0746. 70 EDITOR Kaye Northcott CO-EDITOR Molly Ivins EDITOR AT LARGE Ronnie Dugger Contributing Editors: Winston Bode, Bill Brammer, Gary Cartwright, Lee Clark, Sue Horn Estes, Joe Frantz, Larry Goodwyn, Harris Green, Bill Hamilton, Bill Helmer, Dave Hickey, Franklin Jones, Lyman Jones, Larry L. King, Georgia Earnest Klipple, Larry Lee, Al Melinger, Robert L. Montgomery, Willie Morris, Bill Porterfield, James Presley, Charles Ramsdell, Buck Ramsey, John Rogers, Mary Beth Rogers, Roger Shattuck, Edwin Shrake, Dan Strawn, John P. Sullivan, Tom Sutherland, Charles Alan Wright. 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