The corning fortnight By Suzanne Shelton MAY GRAB BAG CARTIER-BRESSON Archival collection of 385 photographs by the renowned Henri Cartier-Bresson, including many unpublished works, some printed for first time, all selected over a two-year period in which Cartier-Bresson reexamined every contact sheet in his possession; through Sept. 15 \(excluding July and early Houston. MAY 24 OUTDOOR OPERA Houston Grand Opera’s third annual Spring Opera Festival, free to public, with three new productions: Bizet’s “Carmen,” featuring mezzo Barbara Conrad; Houstonian soprano Faye Robinson and tenor William McDonald in Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio”; and Louis Galterio’s production of Kurt Weill-Bertolt Brecht “Threepenny Opera” with J. T. Cromwell as Mack the Knife and Tony Award nominee Leigh Beery as Polly; alternating nightly through June 8, 8:30 p.m., Miller Outdoor Theatre, Hermann Park, Houston. The Texas Observer WELCOME BACK, DSO Dallas Symphony Orchestra is back on its feet after two-month interruption due to financial difficulties; with violinist Isaac Stern performing with orchestra conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski; Fair Park Music Hall, Dallas. FOR BE-BOPPERS Bobby Goldsboro, hero of the aging bebop set, croons in concert; Astroworld, Houston. MAY 31 HOGAN’S GOAT Musical drama of 1890 Irish-American politics, depicting backroom battle for mayoralty of Brooklyn, directed by David McKenna with sets by Wayne Elkins; First Repertory Theatre, HemisFair Plaza, San Antonio. POW-WOW Time for Alabama-Coushatta Indian pow-wow; word is that folks can go and camp, visit reservation, with, pow-wow at 8 p.m., Indian Village ballpark, Hwy. 190 near Livingston. FIDDLIN’ ROUND Those geezers’ll fool you in 43rd annual Old Fiddlers Contest; Athens. WINGING IT Houston Symphony Orchestra performs with guest artist Wing Eng; Jones Hall, Houston. JUNE 3 UNDER THE STARS One of nicest things about Austin summers, Zilker Hillside Park free concert series, opening with Just Walking performing country/folk music; 7 p.m., Zilker Hillside Theatre, Zilker Park, Austin. JUNE 4 DO YOU? DO YOU? “I Do! I Do!” opens Dallas Summer Musicals with odd couple Carol Burnett and Rock Hudson portraying man and wife from marriage to old age; through June 16, Music Hall, Fair Park, Dallas. JUNE 6 BRING ON BRASS University of Texas Brass Ensemble performs in free outdoor concert; 8:45 p.m., Zilker Hillside Theatre, Zilker Park, Austin. MONTH OF MUSIC James Dick International Festival-Institute hosts guest artists Maureen Forrester, Canadian contralto; Houston Chamber Orchestra; Cleveland String Quartet; and Sixteen Ehrling conducting Houston Symphony Orchestra; through July 7, Round Top. GODSPELL The rock/musical that’s making the rounds; Reunion Theatre, Houston. SUMMER FILM SERIES Laguna Gloria film series, “Museum Without Walls,” opens with June selections: “Picasso: War, Peace and Love” and “Goya,” June 6; “Giotto and the Pre-Renaissance” and “Crete and Mycenae,” June 20; “The Impressionists,” “Kinetic Art in Paris,” and “The Art Conservator,” June 27; 8:30 p.m., Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin. Contributing Editors: Bill Brammer, Gary Cartwright, Joe Frantz, Larry Goodwyn, Bill Hamilton, Bill Helmer, Dave Hickey, Franklin Jones, Lyman Jones, Larry L. King, Georgia Earnest Klipple, Larry Lee, Al Melinger, Robert L. Montgomery, Willie Morris, Bill Porterfield, James Presley, Buck Ramsey, John Rogers, Mary Beth Rogers, Roger Shattuck, Edwin Shrake, Dan Strawn, John P. Sullivan, Tom Sutherland. We will serve no group or party but will hew hard to the truth as we find it and the right as we see it. 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