Rock Around the Clock


Shift: high gear. Up ahead: major art thing called the Dallas Art Dealers Association's Winter Gallery Walk. Not a verb to waste. Follow this map: highlights first, details last. Rev it up and read on. John Pomara's "moving" prints and Scott Barber's cast urethane-enhanced fluorescent lights at Barry Whistler Gallery, 2909-B Canton St., 214-939-0242. Carolyn Sorter's witty The Creamistress 6: The Centered Polenta at Conduit Gallery, 1626-C Hi Line Drive, 214-939-0064. Adam Shaw's high-energy paintings at Craighead-Green Gallery, 2404 Cedar Springs Road, 214-855-0779. Annette Lawrence's String Installation with lip-smacking etchings by Richard Serra at Dunn and Brown Contemporary, 5020 Tracy St., 214-521-4322. Local fave Heather Gorham's quirky characters go 3-D in bronzes at Cidnee Patrick Gallery, 2404 Cedar Springs, 214-855-5101. Brent Kollock's oil series called The Idiot at Paradigm Gallery, 2704 Commerce St., 214-752-4284. Cruise by: 32 member-galleries of DADA from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday. Galleries have event maps or download them at Call 214-969-9410. --Annabelle Massey Helber

Building Blocks

There's more to enjoy than phonetic irony when a sculptor named James Carpenter speaks during the Dallas Architecture Forum's art, architecture and engineering lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dallas Museum of Art's Horchow Auditorium, 1717 N. Harwood St. Admission is free to DAF members, $5 for students, $10 for DMA members and $15 for others. Call 214-740-0644. --Mary Monigold

Venetian Binds

We don't remember Italy's green, white and red banner being one of those Six Flags Over Texas. But somehow The Dallas Opera shows Italian roots with Masquerade 2004: Carnevale di Venezia, where the Westin City Center, 650 N. Pearl St., will be transformed into Venice. With the $300 ticket price comes cuisine, cappuccino and commedia d'el arte from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Call 214-443-1063. --Mary Monigold

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