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For immediate release — May 7, 2012
(DALLAS) — As the 21st season of Arts and Letters Live moves toward its conclusion in June, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas County Community College District — a community partner — celebrate the works of authors who amuse, mystify and delight readers.
The month kicks off with Texas Bound III: Friday Night Lights, featuring actors Brad Leland and Steven Walters reading T.C. Boyle’s “56-0” and Sarah Vowell’s “Music Lessons,” respectively, on Monday, May 7, in Horchow Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Leland, whose film and television credits include “Dallas,” “In the Heat of the Night,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “Born on the Fourth of July,” continues to produce shows and events in Texas as the owner of Turnkey Productions. He played Buddy Garrity in the film “Friday Night Lights” and in the series for five seasons.
Walters is a member of the Brierley Resident Acting Company at the Dallas Theater Center and also is co-founder of Second Thought Theatre. His theatrical credits at the DTC include “Henry IV,” “The Beauty Plays” and “The Good Negro.” He has garnered many other local theatrical credits, and he was featured in television programs that include “Chase,” “My Generation,” “Trauma” and “Prison Break.” He played Glenn Reed on “Friday Night Lights.”
Other May presentations are:
Prices vary by event; for tickets, register online at http://www.tickets.dallasmuseumofart.org. DCCCD also will serve as one of several co-sponsors for the second annual BooksmART Festival on Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free, one-day BooksmART Festival will offer families and children of all ages a chance to celebrate literature and the arts. The day will feature authors, artists, illustrators, workshops, music, gallery tours, story time, games and other activities at the Dallas Museum of Art. For details, visit http://DallasMuseumofArt.org/ALL.
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