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21, The Place at Gaslight Square, Corpus Christi. LISTEN TO THE STRINGS Lyric Art String Quartet performs in free concert; 8:30 p.m., Hamman Hall, Rice University, Houston. SEPTEMBER 13 FOR BAROQUE FANS Free concert by Baroque and Classical Ensemble of student and faculty artists; 8 p.m., Recital Hall, University of Texas, El Paso. SEPTEMBER 14 GRANDADDY OF GRAMMIES Roger Miller, who’s garnered eleven Grammies, brings his low-key sound to benefit concert for Holy Cross High School; through Sept. 15, Theatre for Performing Arts, San Antonio. CHEATIN’ HEART HEIR Hank Williai Jr., in concert dedicated to Vietnam War de 7:30 p.m., Houston Music Theater, Houston. This order forr ubscrip t ion BROTHERS CELEBRATE Brothers of H, s expenditure tc . Cross have been in Austin 100 years and celebrating with centennial art show and sale, We think you and crafts festival; through Sept. 15, St. Edwarserve you as a University, Austin, issues and, thri institutions anc GIT ALONG Cosmic Cowboy, mid va I uab e source concert; 8 p.m., Music Haut if, after a the Observer d amount of yot SEPTEMBER 15 nerely tell us t , BACK TO BALLET And beer :, good times with Austin Ballet Theater lease enter yc Armadillo; the company lost Oscar Elizondc e ev le e c r t s i eo s f . o t r h s s Hamburg Ballet in Germany, but has gained a , on for which includes new work “Hoedown” by Stanley 1-I 7:30 p.m., Armadillo World Headquartl o o u u rt rf n d irst a i y ss s u: Austin, ee ooner than th WALKIN THE LINE Johnny Cash, probd urry you may with a passel of Carters, in concert; 8 p.m., C Center, El Paso. Murphey, in Houston. MISHA RETURNS Houston Symph\( Orchestra hosts Misha Dichter playing Brat Piano Concerto #2; matinee. plus 8:30 p.m. St 16-17, Jones Hall, Houston. STAN THE MAN A must for jazz fans, ,S.3 Kenton and his band; through Sept. 16, Bastille, Houston. ame WHA Enter my, one year . two years . three years SEPTEMBER 16 reet FREE CONCERT Dallas WoodM Quintet, in recital; 8:15 p.m., CaitY & state Auditorium, Dallas. rtof-state orders exempt 40p, Me, or 95–inch The coming fortnight By Suzanne Shelton SEPTEMBER GRAB BAG FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL Third annual Texas Folklife Festival is one of those nostalgic wingdings with huge block party including sketch artists, fiddlers, crawfish races, craftspersons, cowboys, entertainment, special guests Tommy and Bobby Steiner of rodeo fame; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 12-13, noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 14-15; HemisFair Plaza, San Antonio. SULLY’S SKETCHES Mid-nineteenth century oil sketches by artist Thomas Sully depicting scenes from the Daniel Defoe novel “Robinson Crusoe” plus children’s exhibition, “Be a Curator,” dealing with dating, authentication and conservation; through Oct. 24, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. WOMEN’S TURN Exhibition of works by 20th Century Women in Texas Art; Laguna Gloria Art Museum, through Oct. 20, Austin. LOOK CLOSER Watercolor miniatures by Walter S. Falk III; through Sept. 21, Unicorn Gallery, Dobie Mall, Austin. FALL FILM SERIES Varying visual approaches to the arts explored in free film series including “Films by Women” Sept. 5; “Primitive Art” dealing with African and Eskimo rituals Sept. 19; “Contemporary American Art” with look at sculpture by Baskin, Lipchitz, Bertoia and Levine painting, Sept. 26; 7:30 p.m., Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin. 000LALA French posters from 1890s, including original Lorenzaccio poster of Sarah Bernhardt by Alphonse Mucha; through Sept. 30, St. Edward’s University Gallery, Austin. PHILIP PEARLSTEIN His realist nudes show every sag and wrinkle in this exhibition of almost 80 works, including pencil drawings and watercolor washes as well as oils of the human figure; through Sept. 29, University of Texas Art Museuta, Austin. COLLAGES Ann Ryan’s collages exhibited in Phillip Johnson-designed museum; through Oct. 5, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi. 2 The Texas Observer SEPTEMBER 6 DANCING IN THE PARK And in the dark, as Houston Ballet performs its annual free park festival, with world premiere of James Clouser’s “The Gershwin Songbook” and peek at new company members including Andrea Vohdenal and Bruce Steival; Sept. 4-6; Hermann Park, Houston; then Sept. 7 to Del Mar Auditorium, Corpus Christi. ON THIN ICE But they keep skating, sparkle-plenty Ice Capades; through Sept. 11, Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston. SEPTEMBER 7 ROCK BANDS APLENTY For free, all-afternoon Indian summer rock show; 1 to 8 p.m., Zilker Park, Austin. BLACK CONCERT Paul Freeman of Detroit Symphony Orchestra conducts black musicians in concert; 8 p.m., Jones Hall, Houston. SEPTEMBER 8 CHAMBER MUSIC Faculty chamber music series opens with free concert; 3 p.m., Recital Hall, University of Texas, El Paso. SEPTEMBER 9 SYMPHONY SEASON Opening with program of Weber, Brahms, Beethoven, Haydn, with Erich Leinsdorf conducting Houston Symphony; through Sept. 10, Jones Hall, Houston. SEPTEMBER 10 FREE RECITAL Carl Mayo, mezzo-soprano, in faculty recital; 8:15 p.m., Roxy Grove Recital Hall, Baylor University, Waco. JAZZ ENSEMBLE Paul Winter Consert plays its own brand of cool; 8:15 p.m., Landreth Auditorium, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth; also 8 p.m. Sept. 13, Chamizal Natl. Memorial, El Paso. SEPTEMBER 11 WHO, MEOW? “The Owl and the Pussycat” presented by local dinner theater; through Sept. A LITTLE BLUEGRASS With Silver M check Bluegrass Band, Stone Mountain Boys, Blueg bill rm Inc., Shady Grove Ramblers, Lambert Brot. \(and f, and Tri County Boys; through Sept. Seminary South Mall, Fort Worth. SEPTEMBER 19 SAME OLD VAN When in doubt, invite Van Cliburn to play piano for the folks with Houston Symphony Orchestra; 8:30 p.m., Jones Hall, Houston. FLIPPING ITS LID Canned Heat, in rock concert; through Sept. 22, Liberty Hall, Houston. TATTOO BY TENNESSEE Fort Worth Community Theatre tries its hand at Tennessee Williams’ scorcher, “The Rose Tattoo;” through Sept. 28, Scott Theater, Fort Worth.