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Magnolia at the Modern
Oct 07, 2012

Winner of a 2012 Audience Award at Sundance, comedian Mike Birbiglia wrote, directed and stars in this sincere and hilarious film, based on his off-Broadway show and bestselling book. It's also the first movie co-written by Ira Glass and co-produced by "This American Life."A burgeoning stand-up comedian (Mike Birbiglia) struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

Unrated, 90 minutes

Magnolia at the Modern
Oct 07, 2012

Winner of a 2012 Audience Award at Sundance, comedian Mike Birbiglia wrote, directed and stars in this sincere and hilarious film, based on his off-Broadway show and bestselling book. It's also the first movie co-written by Ira Glass and co-produced by "This American Life."A burgeoning stand-up comedian (Mike Birbiglia) struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

Unrated, 90 minutes

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Oct 09, 2012

Martin Gayford, the British critic, writer, and curator, is “the man in a blue scarf.” As a prominent sitter for Freud and the subject of the painting Man in a Blue Scarf, 2004, Gayford wrote of his experience in the 2010 book Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud. For Tuesday Evenings at the Modern, Gayford shares what he observed throughout his extended sittings and the relationship that he inevitably developed with the artist.

Mr. Gayford will sign books beginning at 6 pm.

Oct 10, 2012

Mark Haddon’s celebrated, multi-award-winning novel is beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time.

Wonderful Wednesdays
Oct 10, 2012

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

For more information, please send a message to childrensprograms@themodern.org.

Oct 10, 2012

Mark Haddon’s celebrated, multi-award-winning novel is beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time.

The Muse
Oct 11, 2012

The Muse is an intensive painting course for adults focusing on the work of Lucian Freud. What does it mean to have a muse? What is the muse's role in the history of painting? A local artist guides this class in exploring figure painting as it relates to the work in Lucian Freud: Portraits.

Magnolia at the Modern
Oct 12, 2012

"Thanks to a sparkling ensemble headed by Francois Cluzet and Marion Cotillard, the familiar backdrop still provides ample opportunity for audience pleasing in Guillaume Canet's nicely observed dramatic comedy." Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter. This French box-office sensation is a sparkling comedic drama from Guillaume Canet, the writer-director of the worldwide smash hit Tell No One.

Magnolia at the Modern
Oct 12, 2012

"Thanks to a sparkling ensemble headed by Francois Cluzet and Marion Cotillard, the familiar backdrop still provides ample opportunity for audience pleasing in Guillaume Canet's nicely observed dramatic comedy." Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter. This French box-office sensation is a sparkling comedic drama from Guillaume Canet, the writer-director of the worldwide smash hit Tell No One.

Oct 13, 2012

Derek Bermel, composer

For ticket information call 817.335.9000 or visit www.cliburn.org.

 

 

 

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