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This ordE subscript expenditi We think serve yoi issues an institutio valuable! But if, of the Obse amount merely to Please en below ar reverse c selectiom Your fir.\( fourteen sooner tl hurry yot \\INNIrm V Ent one two 11:1 thre\( name street city & sti Ota u x t -o 4f 0-s g, tat 7e 0, or The coming fortnight By Suzanne Shelton NOVEMBER GRAB BAG SOUP’S ON Unusual exhibition, “Soup Tureens from the Campbell Museum,” illustrates changing styles in table services through 18th and 19th centuries; Nov. 21 through December, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. GRASSROOTS GRAPHICS Etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts by German artist Kaethe Kollwitz, champion of the common man; Nov. 24-Dec. 15, Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin. DUCLOUX DIRECTS University of Texas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Walter Ducloux, performs Cornelius’ “Overture to ‘The Barber of Bagaad,’ ” Dukas’ “La Peri,” Boris Blacher’s “Orchestra Variations on Paganini,” and Piston’s “Symphony No. 2;” 8 p.m. LBJ Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. SPARKLE-PLENTY Austin Gem and Mineral Society polishes its wares for “Gem Capers 1974,” with lotsa rocks on display, special fossil collectors’ confab, photographers’ special, and more; through Nov. 17, Municipal Auditorium, Austin. NOVEMBER 16 SING A SONG Robert Shaw conducts Mastersingers Choir with San Antonio Symphony; 8:30 p.m., Theater for the Performing Arts; also Nov. 16, Laurie Auditorium, San Antonio. NOVEMBER 17 BIG BANDLEADERS It’s nostalgia night, as Bob Crosby, Helen Forrest, Freddy Martin, and Red Norvo get together to remember oldtimes in “Big Band Cavalcade”; 8 p.m., Music Hall, Houston. DANDY ‘DOODLE’ New musical play by Aurand Harris, especially for kiddies, “Yankee Doodle,” with UT drama students in Children’s Theatre Production; through Nov. 23, Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. in half-week residence; 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., Houston Room; also 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Houston Room; 8 p.m. performance Nov. 22, Cullen Auditorium, University of Houston, Houston. NOVEMBER 21 SMALL BUT BRASSY Renowned American Brass Quintet, in chamber music celebration; 8 p.m., LBJ Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. NOVEMBER 22 POOR BUTTERFLY San Antonio Opera presents Puccini’s “Madam Butterfly,” with Gilda Cruz-Romo, Richard Kness; 8 p.m., also 3 p.m., Nov. 24, Theatre for the Performing Arts, San Antonio. DADDY OF ‘EM’ ALL The very best bluegrass music, from Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Boys; also Nov. 23, Armadillo We Headquarters, Austin. NOVEMBER 23 FROM THE FACULTY UT mezzo-sopr Glenda Maurice, accompanied by pianist Hai Heibert of North Texas State Univers performs works by Strauss, Pouk Rachmaninoff, Respighi; 8 p.m., Music B Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin. BONNIE N’ BROWNE Bluesy Bonnie F joins Jackson ‘Browne in concert; 8 p.m., M Hall, Houston. ART FILMS British director Ken Russell has done it to Isadora and Tchaikowsky; now it’s Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s turn in biographical film starring Oliver Reed as leader of Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, Nov. 14; also Nov. 21 series of surrealist films on Dada, Magritte, Anais Nin poetry; 7:30 p.m., Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin. CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ Roy De Forest, influential Bay Area artist who teaches at University of California, Davis, exhibits his eccentric fantasy world in major retrospective of paintings, drawings, and constructions; through Dec. 8, Art Museum, 1309 Montgomery, Fort Worth. WORLD OF WHIMSY Nancy Lou Owen’s canvasses are inhabited by mythical creatures named Balthazar, George and Elizabeth \(A Poor Gallery, Moody Library, Baylor University, Waco. MEXICAN MASKS Selection of 151 folk carvings from collection of the Donald Cordrys of Cuernavaca; through Dec. 15, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth. NOVEMBER 15 GLITTER ROCK “Rolling Stone” has called him “the Seventies’ journeyman pop-stylist,” Todd , Rundgren, in CEC concert; 8 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, Austin. CIVIC OPERA Puccini’s “Tosca” fills Dallas Civic Opera stage, with sets and costumes by Peter Hall, vocal performances by Raine Kabaivanska, Silvano Carroli; also Nov. 17, 19, Music Hall, Dallas. 2 The Texas Observer ‘DILLO DANCE Austin Ballet Theatre, directed by Stanley Hall, presents another varied evening of dance, with “Centennial Rags,” “Rites of Joseph Byrd,” “Les Patineurs,” plenty of tables and beer for balletomanes; 7:30 p.m., Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin. NOVEMBER 18 CONCERT SERIES Baylor’s Twentieth Century Music Series hosts string of free concerts; through Nov. 20, Roxy Grove Recital Hall, Baylor University, Waco. NOVEMBER 19 SINGING SUPERSTAR Martine Arroyo, known worldwide for her operatic portrayal of great Verdi heroines, is Leonore in “11 Trovatore,” with contralto Lili Chookasian as the crazed gypsy Azucena and Greek Baritone Kostas Paskalis as Count de Luna, with Houston Grand Opera; also Nov. 22-24, Jones Hall, Houston. DVORAK ON CELLO Kevin Dvorak soloes with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, John Giordano conducting; 8:15 p.m., Convention Center Theater, Fort Worth. NOVEMBER 2 VARSITY BAND Fresh from their triumph in “Aida,” UT Varsity Band toots on with works by Gershwin, Mozart; 5 p.m., Jester Center, University of Texas, Austin. PAUL TAYLOR His styk is somewhere between classical ballet and modern dance, and much of his choreography is darkly satirical; one of the best around, Paul Taylor Dance Company, NOVEMBER 24 MY SWEET GEORGE George Harr comes to Texas, bringing along his pal Shankar, plus Toni Scott, Chuck Fin\( Robben Ford, Andy Newmark, Emil Rich; Willie Weeks, and special guest Billy Presto and 10 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion , Universit . Houston, Houston. FOR THE FOLKS Leo Kottke, guitarist, in CEC concert; 8 p.m,. Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. STRING PROJECT One of the interesting arts projects around, UT’s Project for children, presents advanced orcl in recital; 4 p.m., Music Bldg. Recital University of Texas, Austin. MAKE IT MELLOW Shawn Phillips d for his fans; through Nov. 25, Music Houston. NOVEMBER 25 BAPTIST OPRY Baylor University’! Opera Workshop performers, through No 8:15 p.m., Roxy Grove Recital Hall, I University, Waco. NOVEMBER 26 BARRINGTON’S BRASS Wayne Barriit E,,,,.. conducts Texas Brass Choir; 8 p.m., LBJ Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin. SHAKESPEAREANS Original Stratford-on-Avon Royal Shakespeare Company performs “The Hollow Crown,” anthology of letters, speeches, songs, music by John Barton; 8 p.m., Hogg Auditorium, University of Texas, Austin.