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The coming fortnight … By Suzanne Shelton JANUARY GRAB BAG EARLY ECOLOGISTS The nature-loving painters of the last century are represented in “Nature and Focus: American Painting in the 19th Century,” which also traces relationship of American art to developments in photography, theater, and ,, philoophy; ‘work’s bi ‘Copley, Homer, Eakins, others, plus mechanical devices such as stereo-viewers and chrono-photographs and an 1850 theater installation; Jan. 21 through April 2, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. PHOTOS OF PROSTITUTES E. J. Bellocq, a commercial photographer who worked in New Orleans before and after World. War I, photographed the prostitutes of Storyville, New Orleans’ red-light district; exhibition is set of modern prints made from original glass plates; through Feb. 15, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston. THE BEASTIES Or “Fauves,” as they were called, were early 20th century French artists who experimented wildly with color; exhibition through Feb. 20, Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin. ETCHINGS Lucille Gilling invites you up to see her etchings, in color; through Feb. 11, Marjorie Kauffman Graphics, Galleria, Houston. ALL THAT GLITTERS Chinese gold, silver, and porcelain from the Swedish Kempe Collection, including such items as boxes inlaid with gems and a mirror from the tomb of an empress; through Feb. 13, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. JANUARY 21 PIANIST Elaine Chuang tries her hand at Bach, Beethoven, Toulec, Tcherepnin, and Liszt in student recital \(she’s a biology major, by the University, San Antonio. OPERA IN ENGLISH Translation of performed by Fort Worth.Opera Association with guest Carol Neblett, New York City Opera soprano; tenor Perry Price of Canadian Opera; and John Alexander of Metropolitan Opera; also Jan. 23, Convention Center Theatre, Fort Worth. JANUARY 23 OLDIE Riding the . nostalgia, wave, Paul Anka croons into Dallas with concert of obg’s; 8:15 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Dallas. CONCERT Across town, soprano Catherine Akos in concert; Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas. JANUARY 25 VIOLINIST An old familiar in Texas by now, but nonetheless brilliant, Yong Uck Kim, Korean violinist, in concert; 8:15 p.m., Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. JANUARY .28 JAZZSTAR Pete.Fountain, jazz great, pours it on for Houstonians; Jones Hall, Houston. JANUARY 29 MUSICAL Broadway import with touring cast, “Butterflies Are Free,” in one performance only; Music Hall, Houston. JANUARY 30 VIOLINIST One of the world’s greatest, Yehudi Menuhin, in Sunday matinee violin concert; Jones Hall, Houston. R ‘N R REVIVAL Faves from the ’50s, The Coasters, and the Dovells, revive .Rock ‘n Roll in concert which promises to dredge up such sounds as “Maybelline,” “Yakety Yak,” “Along Came Jones,” and the immortal “Roll Over, Beethoven”; 8 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, University. of Hou,s0n, Houston. SYMPHONY SOUNDS If you’re looking for a way to spend the afternoon, hear the free concert by University of Texas Symphony Orchestra; 4 p.m., Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. JANUARY 31 JOINT CONCERT Baritone Ryan Allen of Dallas and saxophone student Walker Smith of Hattiesburg, Miss., perform in student series devoted to winners of competition in University of Texas Music Department; duo performs with UT Symphony Orchestra; Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. FEBRUARY 1 BALLET The legendary Margot Fonteyn guests as “Cinderella” with National Ballet of Washington; though no longer at her peak, Fonteyn is one of the world’s greatest ballerinas, who may not perform many more times in Texas; 8 p.m., Theater for the Performing Arts, San Antonio. PIANIST Young classical pianist, Lorin Hollander, appears in Cultural Entertainment series; 8 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, Austin. FEBRUARY 4 BANG-UP CONCERT George Frock directs a free UT Percussion Concert under auspices of UT Fine Arts Department; 8:15 p.m., Music Building East, University of Texas, Austin. El . EDITOR Kaye Northcott CO-EDITOR Moll 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. 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