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Member Event
Mar 28, 2015

6–8 pm (For Associate-level members and above; $125+)
To receive an invitation to this party, plus two additional complimentary tickets for friends, upgrade your Basic membership today! For less than $11 a month, Associate-level members receive unlimited, free admission for two, plus reciprocal membership benefits at more than 400 museums across North America, and much more. Call 817.840.2173 or visit www.themodern.org.

Films
Apr 03, 2015

Gremlins (Joe Dante, 1984) 

The 1984 instant classic Gremlins exemplifies Joe Dante’s unique voice as a filmmaker in an otherworldly horror film set in your very familiar backyard. The film tells the story of cinema’s cutest fuzzball, Gizmo, and the very big responsibility required to keep him from spawning terrifying, destructive little monsters. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, The Goonies), Gremlins was a unique box office smash in a summer full of hits. 

Films
Apr 04, 2015

Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980) With a big leap in his career as the director of the Roger Corman-produced Boxcar Bertha (1972), Martin Scorsese polished his style and turned around to create his breakout film Mean Streets (1973) the following year. The film began a longtime collaboration between Scorsese and Robert De Niro that reached a pinnacle in the 1980 film Raging Bull.

Member Event
Apr 10, 2015

FOCUS: Mario García Torres

Cocktail reception and artist talk

Dinner at Café Modern

Gallery Program
Apr 12, 2015

Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk.

Performances
Apr 18, 2015

Like the rarity of throwing a pair of sixes in a game of dice, this concert provides a rare opportunity to hear two major string sextets: “Souvenir de Florence” by Tchaikovsky and “String Sextet Concert in B-flat Major” by Brahms. The artists comprising the sextet include violinists Alexander Kerr and Felix Olschofka, violists Michael Klotz and Misha Galaganov, and cellists Edward Arron and Dmitry Kouzov.

Films
May 01, 2015

The ’Burbs (Joe Dante, 1989) Starring Tom Hanks as everyman Ray Peterson, The ’Burbs tells the story of a neighborhood whose fences are just not tall enough. After a suspiciously creepy family moves in down the block, the neighbors can’t help but speculate wildly about the newcomers’ intent, which escalates into total suburbanite anarchy. Produced by another of Corman’s proteges, Ron Howard, and costarring Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, and a young Corey Feldman, The ’Burbs is a gothic comedy about the all-American suburban way of life. 

Films
May 02, 2015

Lone Star (John Sayles, 1996) When Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) believes he has discovered the body of his brutal predecessor Charlie Wade (Kris Kristofferson), the investigation leads him across the literal and political landscape of West Texas, uncovering stories of violence and corruption in his border town community.

Films
Jun 03, 2015

The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in LoveArcadiaRosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (OthelloHamletOne Man, Two Guvnors).

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