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Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 28, 2012

"A film that raises laughs even with its end credits, Whit Stillman's whimsical campus comedy Damsels in Distress is an utter delight. Making a welcome return to helming after a long sabbatical following 1998's The Last Days of Disco, Stillman proves he still knows how to write crackling, articulate dialogue for quirky preppie characters who he loves laughing at as much as with." -- Leslie Felperin, Variety

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 29, 2012

"A film that raises laughs even with its end credits, Whit Stillman's whimsical campus comedy Damsels in Distress is an utter delight. Making a welcome return to helming after a long sabbatical following 1998's The Last Days of Disco, Stillman proves he still knows how to write crackling, articulate dialogue for quirky preppie characters who he loves laughing at as much as with." -- Leslie Felperin, Variety

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 29, 2012

"A film that raises laughs even with its end credits, Whit Stillman's whimsical campus comedy Damsels in Distress is an utter delight. Making a welcome return to helming after a long sabbatical following 1998's The Last Days of Disco, Stillman proves he still knows how to write crackling, articulate dialogue for quirky preppie characters who he loves laughing at as much as with." -- Leslie Felperin, Variety

Magnolia at the Modern
Apr 29, 2012

"A film that raises laughs even with its end credits, Whit Stillman's whimsical campus comedy Damsels in Distress is an utter delight. Making a welcome return to helming after a long sabbatical following 1998's The Last Days of Disco, Stillman proves he still knows how to write crackling, articulate dialogue for quirky preppie characters who he loves laughing at as much as with." -- Leslie Felperin, Variety

May 01, 2012 - May 01, 2012

In conjunction with Glenn Ligon: America, a distinguished panel of scholars from various fields and art disciplines will discuss ideas presented in José Esteban Muñoz's 1996 book Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics, described by the University of Minnesota Press as "an important perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture." As a member of the panel, Mr.

May 04, 2012

Semifinal round

McCammon Alumni Appearing in the 2012 Festival:
Jonathan Beyer (Count Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro), Ava Pine (Title Role, Lysistrata), and Donovan Singletary (Title Role, The Marriage of Figaro [pictured]).

For information and/or ticket purchase, call 817.731.0833 or visit www.fwopera.org.

The Big Drawing Class
May 04, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

First Fridays at the Modern
May 04, 2012

Performance by St. Frinatra
Special cocktail: May Day

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night.

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. The tour is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.

Magnolia at the Modern
May 04, 2012

"Working on a scale that's minuscule by studio standards, the Dardenne brothers have made yet another movie that does what Hollywood used to do—keep us rapt, and leave us grateful." -- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hairdresser agrees to foster him on weekends. The Kid with a Bike was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

87 minutes; French, with English subtitles

May 04, 2012

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm on the First Friday of the month. The tour is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.

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