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Editorial and Business Offices: The Texas Observer, 600 W. 7th St., Austin, Texas 78701. Telephone 477-0746. 741110’w. The coming fortnight By Suzanne Shelton SEPTEMBER GRAB BAG GUGGENHEIM FELLOW Roy de Carava, major photographer and first black recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship in arts, saluted in retrospective showing of his works, including photographs from book “The Sweet Flypaper of Life;” through Oct. 26, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. GRAPHIC ARTS Process show composed of selections from “Color and the Graphic Arts” exhibit from Library of Congress, through Oct. 5, Huntington Gallery; photographic exhibit, “New Architecture in New England” through Oct. 12, Michener Gallery, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin. OGLE THE OGLE Come see Philip Ogle’s sculpture, consisting of materials placed under tension in precise modular units, designed especially for the Sewall space; through Oct. 3, Sewall Gallery, Sewall Hall, Rice University, Houston. SEPTEMBER 20 HIGH VOLTAGE Rod Stewart struts to the sound of Faces; 8 p.m., Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston. SEPTEMBER 21 BALLET & BREW Austin Ballet Theatre returns to Armadillo with season opener: Stanley Hall’s abstract “Concerto,” experimental “Lark’s Tongue in Aspic,” plus stagings of “Don Quixote” pas de deux and “Graduation Ball,” and plenty of beer for fans; 7:30 p.m., Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin. SEPTEMBER 22 ANDRE WATTS The renowned pianist, in concert with Houston Symphony Orchestra through Sept. 23; Jones Hall, Houston. SEPTEMBER 23 ORIENTAL ACROBATS Cultural Entertainment Committee presents Chinese Acrobats of Taiwan, specializing in levitation, Kung Fu, ‘ ribbon dances, tumbling, juggling, bicycle feats, and aerial acts, 8 p.m., Municipal Auditorium, Austin; also Sept. 25-26, Jones Hall, Houston. SEPTEMBER 25 STUDENT SYMPHONY Strike up the symphony, as University of Houston orchestra performs in concert; 8 p.m., Houston Room, University Center,, University of Houston, Houston. SEPTEMBER 26 BICENTENNIAL BALLET Austin Ballet Theatre, recipient of a grant from State Bicentennial Committee, opens its statewide tour with performances including Stanley Hall’s two blockbusters, “Centennial Rags” and “Flickers,” plus classics such as “Swan Lake,” San Angelo; also Sept. 27, Fredericksburg; Sept. 28, Burnet. TOAST OF TEXAS Van Cliburn, homestate pianist-made-good, returns in concert with Dallas Symphony Orchestra; also Sept. 19, 21, Music Hall, Fair Park, Dallas. SEPTEMBER 27 COWTOWN TRYOUT Houston Ballet, scheduled to “world premiere” its Texas trilogy of bicentennial ballets in October, sneaks up to Fort Worth for a trial run of “Allen’s Landing,” “Moonscape,” and “Ragtime,” each with score by Texas composer, plus homegrown sets and choreography; 8:15 p.m., Tarrant County Convention Center Theatre, Fort Worth. SEPTEMBER 28 STRICTLY LYRICAL Music in concert by Lyric Art Ensemble; 4 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall, Fine Arts Bldg., University of Houston, Houston. SEPTEMBER 29 SIEGEL & SYMPHONY Houston Symphony Orchestra welcomes pianist Jeffrey Siegel at keyboard; through Sept. 30, Jones Hall, Houston. SUPERSTAR SYMPOSIUM So many it beggars description: University of symposium on the arts with folks like Hayes, Nancy Hanks, Charleton Heston, Wyeth, Robert Merrill, O’Neill Ford, ph own Lady Bird; through Sept. 30, Joe Tho Conference Center, University of Texas, SEPTEMBER 30 AFRO-AMERICAN DANCE Rod Dance Company performs African rhytl American context; 8:15 p.m., Main Audit North Texas State University, Denton. OCTOBER 1 WAGNERIAN SOUND Roger Chorale performs in Cultural Enterta Austin. OCTOBER 2 TEXAS TRILOGY Houston Ballet its bicentennial ballet trilogy, with Clouser’s “Allen’s Landing,” premiere season, preceding world premieres Stockman Simonds’ “Moonscape,” ba: Apollo moon mission, and Ruthanna “Ragtime” to music by Scott Joplin; t Oct. 4, Jones Hall, Houston. For year subscripti , Readers A compared $8.50 and AND . from news the idea be PLUS … Details are IN ADDIT page. 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