The coming fortnight … By Suzanne Shelton AUGUST GRAB BAG AFRICAN ART More than 300 African art objects from private Dallas collections include metal pieces, magic instruments, masks, bronzes and sculpture; also opening is “Interchange” cooperative exhibition sponsored by Walker Art Center of Minneapolis and Dallas museum, with Texas artists Sam Gummelt, Jim Roche and George Green, and Jerry Kielkopf, Jerry Ott, and Carl Brodie of Minnesota; through Sept. 4, Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas. THE MOVIES Film freaks rejoice; more Alley flicks with complete schedule: Mint Marx Brothers in “Duck Soup,” 8 p.m. Aug. 8-9; Mae West at her sultry best in “I’m No Angel,” 8 p.m. Aug. 10, 8 and 10 p.m., Aug. 11; “You Can’t Cheat , an Honest Man,” with dishonest W. C. Fields in circus garb, 8 and 10 p.m., Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Aug. 13; debonair Dirk Bogarde in “The Servant,” 8 p.m. Aug. 15-16; “The Manchurian Candidate,” starring unlikely trio Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh, Laurence Harvey, 8 p.m. Aug. 17, 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 18; Hitchcock’s shower-special “Psycho,” 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 19; classic Fellini “81/2,” 8 p.m. Aug. 22-23; Resnais’ exercise in ennui “Last Year at Marienbad,” 8 p.m. Aug. 24, 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 25; early Glenda Jackson in one of finest films extant “Marat/Sade,” 8 and 10 p.m. Aug. 26, 8 p.m. Aug. 27; Alley Theatre, Houston. MONDAY ROCK Free rock concerts in the moonlight; every Monday throughout August, Zilker Park, Austin. AND MORE MOVIES If you’re not lucky enough to be from Houston, you might try this double-feature sampling of “film noir” \(black about crime, despair, cynicisni \(regular Dorothy McGuire and Ethel Barrymore and Robert Mitchum in “Macao,” directed by Joseph Von Sternberg, Aug. 10 and 11; Robert Aldrich’s “Kiss Me Deadly,” a Micky Spillane tale of terror plus “Touch of Evil,” acted and directed by master Orson Welles, considered the pinnacle of “film noir,” Aug. 17 and 18; 7 and 9 p.m., Burdine Hall, University of Texas, Austin. NORMAN’S NOSTALGIA Sixty-year retrospective of Saturday Evening Post artist-in-residence, Norman Rockwell, with samples aplenty of his Main-Street-on-canvas; through Aug. 27, McNay Art Institute, San Antonio. AUGUST 7 FOLKLORICO Silvia Lozano’s National Dances of Mexico: Folklorico brings its 50 singers and dancers plus mariachis and marimba band to join in Aqua Festival activities; through Aug. 8, 8 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, Austin. AUGUST 9 ALBEE AGAIN It’s a new one from playwright Edward Albee, “All Over,” performed by Actors Theatre repertory company; Drama Building Theatre Room, University of Texas, Austin. FEST FEASTS Featuring Western, German, and entertainment, as part of Austin Aqua Festival; through Aug. 12, Fiesta Gardens, Austin. AUGUST 11 CAMPBELL CONCERT Now that the radio’s replaying oldies like “Galveston,” it’s time for another Glen Campbell appearance, ably backed up by Jerry Reed and Larry McNeely; 8 p.m., Convention Center, San Antonio. MITZI She comes complete with “Las Vegas Revue,” Mitzi Gaynor, who’s taken to touring; through Aug. 13, Jones Hall, Houston. AUGUST 12 BOAT RACES Free boat races \(who knows, Aug. 13, 1 to 6 p.m., Festival Beach, Austin. COMIX Cheech and Chong, a very, very funny twosome, team with Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks. Hicks and friends sound like rock and rollers who got caught in a time warp and sent back to a 1940’s train movie. Not to be missed; 8 p.m., Music Hall, Houston; State Fair Bandshell, Dallas, Aug. 13, Hicks only, Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Aug. 9. AUGUST 13 ROCKAROO None other than 3 Dog Night, howling in concert; Coliseum, Houston. AUGUST 14 FAIR LADY It’s the old Pygmalion tale again with the greatest Male Chauvinist Pyg of them all Henry Higgins in “My Fair Lady;” through Aug. 26, Casa Manana, Fort Worth. AUGUST 15 FACULTY CONCERT Organist Frank Speller headlines concert of music for organ and harpsichord; 8 p.m., Music Building Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin. THE TEXAS OBSERVER The Texas Observer Publishing Co. 1972 Ronnie Dugger, Publisher A window to the South A journal of free voices Vol. LXIV, No. 15 Aug. 4,1972 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. 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