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APRIL GRAB BAG TEXAN TRIO Three Fort Worth/Dallas artists exhibit works: John Fleming, assemblage and collage; Bill Jenkins, photographs and drawings dealing with kitsch design; Robert Slaw, photographic documentaries; through May 6, Art Center Museum, Fort Worth. STUDENT ART Thirty-fourth annual art students’ exhibition of works produced in UT art laboratories; May 6-27, Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin. COMPETITION WINNERS 1973 Houston Post Spring Art Festival displays works by regional winners of competition open to junior and senior high school students in Houston area usually fresh and open talent; through May 20, Media Center, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston. ESKIMO ART They’re calling it “The Art That Came In From the Cold,” Eskimo sculpture carved on soapstone and whalebone, stone-graphic prints, appliqued woolen wall-hangings and sealskin tapestries; throughout May, Gallery 600, Austin. AFRICAN ART Ceremonial and domestic objects of West African tribal societies from Menil Foundation collection displayed in exhibition marking first anniversary of Black Arts Center, which includes bookstore, gallery and theater; Black Arts Center, 3303 Lyons, Houston. APRIL 27 DONKEY DAY It’s Eeyore’s tenth birthday, celebrated as usual by the old crew of faithfuls . Jim Ayres, Lloyd Birdwell \(his MA thesis on . rumor has it that an Eastern Liberal Establishment Mayor may make an appearance; Eeyore, bless his hee-hawing heart, will be there, with balloons, beer, and Maypoles \(a dollar a 2 The Texas Observer The corning fortnight By Suzanne Shelton Austin. SWEET ISAAC It’s Mr. Isaac Hayes, in concert; 8:30 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston; also April 29, 8 p.m., Convention Center Arena, Fort Worth. APRIL 28 TRAPEZE The high-flying rock group swings with the greatest of ease; through April 29, Music Hall, Houston. FLACKIN’ She’s canceled some Texas gigs, so this is one chance to see her Roberta Flack, the Grammy grabber; 8 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston. APRIL 29 SUNDAY CONCERT Pleasant way to spend a spring afternoon, Sunday Concert Series featuring Nancy Todd, violinist; Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas. ALSO ON SUNDAY In Waco, it’s a Faculty Ensemble Recital, featuring Baylor musicians; 2 p.m., Roxy Grove Hall, Baylor University, Waco. BACHAUER Famed pianist Gina Bachauer joins Houston Symphony Orchestra in Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, also works by Berlioz, Ligeti and Mozart; Jones Hall, Houston. APRIL 30 CHAMBER MUSIC Boston Symphony Chamber Players perform in Dallas Civic Music Association series; McFarlin Auditorium, Dallas. MAY 1 MAYDAY MUSIC Stefan Bardas, pianist, performs the Richardson Symphony Orchestra, Chris Xeros conducting; High School Auditorium, Richardson. MAY 2 PREY PERFORMS World-famous baritone Hermann Prey sings Brahms, Schubert, and German folk songs; Jones Hall, Houston. MAY 3 SCAGGS ONSTAGE Boz Scaggs hits Texas running, with rock dates in Austin and Houston; through May 4, Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin; May 4, 8 p.m., Music Hall, Houston. TALE OF ABRAHAM Soprano Jeannine Crader, contralto Lili Chookasian, baritone David College, perform Yardumian’s “The Story of Abraham,” with Anshel Brusilow conducting Dallas Symphony Orchestra; also May 5, State Fair Music Hall, Dallas. MAY 5 MAYFEST Trinity River Festival art show, annual chance to pick up good local works, cheap; through May 6, banks of the Clear Fork of Trinity River, San Antonio. MAY 6 FROM CHICAGO Visiting Chicago Symphony Orchestra, George Solti conducting, performs in UT Cultural Entertainment Committee series; 4 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, Austin. MAY 7 BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL Houston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lawrence Foster with pianist Radu Lupu, embarks on week-long Beethoven Festival with following for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, and Symphony No. 9, with Houston Symphony Chorale; Jones Hall, Houston. MAY 9 STRING CONCERT Dallas Arts String Quartet, with Donald Baker on oboe; Caruth Auditorium, Dallas. MAY 10 EVEN MORE MUSIC In this month of symphonic proliferation, Dallas Symphony Orchestra joins the din with John Ogdon, pianist, and Anshel Brusilow conducting; also May 12, State Fair Music Hall, and May 11, Caruth Auditorium, Dallas. The most common and durable source of faction has been the various and unequal distribution of property. James Madison, The Federalist No. 10