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Upcoming Events

“The Unsolved Mystery of Anna Bon di Venezia”

May 26


The latest installment of Stories, Lumedia Musicworks comedic documentary series, explores the lives and works of underrepresented first women composers. The daughter of professional musicians and a student at the famous Ospedale della Pieta in Venice, this young Italian female composer and multi-instrumentalist was well-positioned to perform and publish throughout Europe. As a central member of the familys pioneering mobile opera company, Anna traveled to the music centers and high courts of Europe. Partnered with her singer/stage mom and jack-of-all-trades manager/father, she secured the success of the family business by charming audiences and securing patronage from the aristocracy. Austin-based Baroque flutist Nuria Canales portrays Anna Bon, and performs works by the composer with the Dallas-based ensemble. Narrator Phillip Thompson returns to the series as Robert Thack of “Unsolved Mysteries.” The mystery component stems from Anna Bons unknown whereabouts from the year 1767 on. The segment explores the various theories behind her mysterious disappearance, including an alien abduction.

Pride Festival and Parade

June 3-4

Fair Park, 3809 Grand Ave.

Dallas, home to the sixth-largest LGBTQ community in the nation, celebrates 40 years of Pride this June. The celebration in Fair Park includes a festival with entertainment, music, art, food, merchandise, and exhibits, and a parade that takes place on Saturday.

“Art on Paper”

June 24-Aug. 19

Laura Rathe Fine Art, 1130 Dragon St., Suite 130

Laura Rathe Fine Art present this group exhibition featuring new works from 15 national and international contemporary artists: Carly Allen Martin, Miriam Fitzgerald Juskova, Karen Hawkins, Zhuang Hong Yi, Gary Komarin, Anna Kruhelska, Robert Mars, Don Morris, Charles Patrick, Meredith Pardue, Javier Leon Perez, Kandis Susol, Nina Tichava, Cecil Touchon, and James Verbicky. A common bond that holds the power to connect one to all, paper historically existed as a foundation of communication and creativity. “Art of Paper” brings together a group of artists that are focused on elevating the often-overlooked material. Whether gestural or structured, calculated or organic, each of the featured artists’ work highlights a veritable chameleon of media possibilities. These artists expand on the medium’s creative potential through sequenced architectural wall reliefs, encaustic sculptures, biomorphic patterns, repurposed ephemera, and rhythmic compositions. Paper, for all its fibrous strength, is capable of mesmerizing feats of elasticity.

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