44feemaiAs.A.A 4.1114.0.04U0′, ‘ .400,64 44 00600-sreW..,-*.lii, The coming fortnight By Suzanne Shelton MAY GRAB BAG LOCAL ARTISTS “Tarrant County Annual,” exhibition of works by artists from Fort Worth area, judged by Jane Livingston, curator of modern art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Art Center Museum, Fort Worth. ARTS & CRAFTS Artists from around the state exhibit usual fare, plus some unusual crafts: quilting, saddlery, corn grinding, sheep shearing, wool dyeing, blacksmithin, in open air Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair; through May 28, Kerrville. MAY 26 BRASSY BASSEY You’ll remember her sultry “Goldfinger,” Shirley Bassey, singing in concert; Jones Hall, Houston. PRIME PRINE The folkish, Bob Dylan soundalike, John Prine sings “Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You to Heaven Anymore” and other faves; Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin. MAY 27 THURBER CARNIVAL Still time to catch last show of “A Thurber Carnival,” rollicking round of skits and blackouts a la Laugh-In, performed by JCC cast; 8 p.m., Jewish Community Center, Houston. SUNDAY SOUND Another lazy Sunday in the park with Dallas Symphony Orchestra in free afternoon concert; 4:30 p.m., College Park, 330 Highland Woods, Dallas. AT THE PIANO Donna O’Steen Edwards, pianist, in indoor concert; Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas. MAY 28 MEMORABLE MEMORIAL Nothing doing on Memorial Day, except lots of parades, hoopla, visiting and what for? To remember the Union Army’s victory in Civil War; that’s why your town probably won’t celebrate! MAY 31 SUMMERSOUND First “Summer Sound ’73” concert by Dallas Symphony Orchestra with guests Morton Gould, conductor-composer, and guitar-playing Romeros inaugurates seven-week, fourteen-concert series of outdoor concerts; Fair Park, Dallas. JUNE 3 PARK MUSIC Another in the parks-around-town series, Dallas Symphony Orchestra perform in concert; 4:30 p.m., Kiest Park, 3012 S. Hampton, Dallas. JUNE 5 COUPLE-SWAPPING “How the Other Half Loves” is Allan Ayckboum’s look at three surburban couples who become confused while trying to discover just who’s dallying with whom: through July 7, Theatre Center, Dallas. JUNE 7 MORE SYMPHONY If you get the feeling that nobody is stirring or breathing this June but the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, you hit it right on the button; another park concert with guest Licia Kalafati, young Greek pianist making her first appearance in the United States, performing Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor;” plus debut of new principal guest conductor, Louis Lane; Fair Park, Dallas. THE TEXAS OBSERVER The Texas Observer Publishing Co. 1973 Ronnie Dugger, Publisher A window to the South A journal of free voices Vol. LXV. 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