The coming fortnight … By Suzanne Shelton JUNE GRAB BAG RUSSIAN DESIGNS Stage and costume designs from golden era in Russian theatre, titled “Diaghilev and Russian Stage Dancers,” from collection of Mr. and Ms. N. Lovanov-Rostovsky; through Aug. 15, Art Museum,University of Texas, Austin. CONTEMPORARY ART Selections from museum’s permanent collection, many of which are new acquisitions, including Rothko’s “Light Cloud, Dark Cloud”; Picasso’s cubist sculpture, “Head of a Woman”; Mondrians, Giacomettis, Eakins, Kandinskys; through June 28, Art Center Museum, Fort Worth. WESTERN ART Might as well make a summer trip to the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art while Permanent Collection is on display, with one gallery devoted to Remington works, another-to cowboy artist M. Russell, and another gallery focusing on the American Indian, plus still-lifes, portraits, landscapes; through October, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth. JUNE 23 BLUE LEAVES John Guare’s “The House of Blue Leaves,” winner of New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, plus an Obie, for best play of 1970-71, traces a songwriting zoo-keeper through his quest for stardom; through July 1, Kalita Humphreys Theater, Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas. COMMUNITY THEATRE Point Theatre Company, composed of community volunteers plus paid professionals and apprentices from Sam Houston State University, performs “Cactus Flower”; through July 2, Point Theatre, Ingram. RAG DOLL Allen Davis III, New York playwright, joins E. P. Conkle Workshop for Playwrights with “The Rag Doll,” story of a family’s reconciliation to the death of a child, performed by UT drama students; through June 24, Drama Building Theater Room, University of Texas, Austin. JUNE 24 STONES & STEVIE It’ll be knee-deep, elbow-bumping, screamin-stompin fun with none other than the Rolling Stones, and a wow of a warmup act Little Stevie Wonder; 3 and 8:30 p.m., Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Houston. DALLASOUND “The All New Dallasound,” Anshel Brusilow conducting, performs in Summer Sound ’72 series; Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas. JUNE 27 BALLET Again on the Summer Sound ’72 series, “An Evening of Dance With The Dallas Civic Ballet,” with choreography by George Skibine, renowned dancer married to ballerina Marjorie Tallchief; 8:30 p.m., Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas. 2 The Texas Observer JUNE 28 CHORAL CONCERT Morris Beachy directs UT singers in choral concert; 8 p.m., Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin. JUNE 29 THUMP, THUMP Nineteenth annual Luling Watermelon Thump, with carnival, street dance, arts and crafts, melon judging, and everybody’s favorite seed-spitting contest; through July 1, Luling. MODLIGIANI Another in series of E. P. Conkle Workshop for Playwrights plays, “Modligiani” by Dennis McIntyre, deals with the life of the late artist; directed by New Yorker Peter Frisch; through July 1, Drama Building Theater Room, University of Texas, Austin. CONCERT Pretend you’re in Paris with “An Evening in Paree,” summer symphony concert featuring violinist Hamao Fullware, Earl Bernard Murray conducting Dallas Symphony Orchestra; 8:30 p.m., Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas. JULY 1 RAY PRICE Anshel Brusilow conducts Dallas Symphony Orchestra and guest performer and Dallas resident, Ray Price, in summer concert, “The Price is Right”; 8:30 p.m., Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas. JULY 3 MINER MOLLY Ruta Lee returns to Casa Manana for the third time to recreate her 1964 and 1967 roles as “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” with Gary Oakes as Leadville Johnny Brown; through July 15, Casa Manana, Fort Worth. GINGERLY MAME For a red-white-and-blue Fourth, it’s Ginger Rogers as that dirty old lady, “Mame,” with Houston Music Theatre cast; through July 16, Houston Music Theatre, Houston. JULY 5 JOHN GARY Dallas Symphony Orchestra continues its spiffy summer series with guest singer John Gary, a Dallasite-gone-Hollywood; 8:30 p.m., Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas. KISSIN KATE “Kiss Me Kate,” loosely adapted from Shakespeare’s story of the shrew, continues Point Theatre summer season sponsored by Hill Country Arts Foundation; through July 23, Point Theatre, Ingram. JULY 6 ARMY SCREWUP Conn Fleming, New York playwright, has written “Dinner on the Ground,” story of a guy who gets a psychiatric discharge from Uncle Sam’s squadrons; Robert Brewer of New York directs UT drama students; through July 8, Drama Building Theater Room, University of Texas, Austin. MORE MUSIC Pianist Craig Sheppard performs “Music Masterpieces” with Oleg Kovalenko conducting Dallas Symphony Orchestra; 8:30 p.m., Fair Park Band Shell, Dallas.