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Upcoming Meadows Events: March 3-8

O’Neil Lecture in Business Journalism: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoonist Michael Ramirez.

The senior editor and editorial cartoonist for Investor’s Business Daily combines his knowledge of the news with ingenious cartoons, which are syndicated in over 400 newspapers. Ramirez will be talking about how he creates provocative cartoons to capture and expose controversial issues.The event will take place March 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the Crum Auditorium. For tickets and information, call 214-768-3695.


Meadows Opera Theatre: “Opera Free For All” presents Trouble in Tahiti.

Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, directed by Sara Romersberger and Hank Hammett, is a satiracle musical that tells the story of a failing marriage and a desire for reconciliation. Set in a 1950s American suburb, the play is matched with a musical score combining opera and jazz. The event will be held on March 5 at 1 p.m. in the Bob Hope Lobby of the Owen Arts Center. For more information, call 214-768-1951.

 

Meadows Museum Exhibit Opening: “Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain.”
 
King Charles IV ruled Spain in the later part of the 18th centruy and was one of the most avid art collectors in the history of the Spanish Monarchy. More than 80 pieces will be on display, including Rococo paintings, the Queen’s 18-foot-tall ceremonial thrown and works by Fransisco de Goya. This is the first time most of the pieces have been in the United States. The exhibit will be held from March 7 to July 18. For museum hours and more information, call 214-768-2516.

 

Comini Lecture Series: “Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture.”
 
This talk will explore the idea that people of African descent are shown in differen ways through portraiture, and not just because of the ignorance rascism. John Spencer Bassett, Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University will address the idea of “social capital” by examining the history of art. The discussion will take place on March 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the Bob Smith Auditorium in the  Meadows Museum. For more information, call 214-768-2698.

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