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September 2018- Houston

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R ed & White Gallery i n F a y e t t e v i l l e ' s historic square unfurls a fall season that tilts towards functional art and greater purpose, with a nod to the red-hot American craft movement. The action begins this month with "Maya Women's Rugs: Art & Innovation," organized by textile master, teacher, and curator Mary Anne Wise, in from Wisconsin. These vibrant, intricate rugs are hand-hooked by young women in Guatemala, whose rug-making income has transformed the lives and futures of their families. Wise is the founder of Multicolores, a nonprofit co-op that financially empowers these millennial women, all descendants of the Maya. Acquire a rug (from $3,600 for a 48-by-68 creation) and Wise's book that documents the journey, Rug Money: How a Group of Maya Women Changed Their Lives through Art and Innovation ($29.95). Opening night on Saturday, September 15, starts with a 4 pm book signing, followed by a reception until 7:30 pm (exhibition through October 6). Next, gallerist Jerry Herring embarks upon the ambitious "Fayetteville Clay Invitational," a biennial ode to the art of 114 CLAY-MATION AND RUGS WITH PURPOSE THURSDAY – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 7 Oui Oui Bader Brasserie Dinner Reservations Open Liberty Kitchen's Lance Fegen to prepare coastal-inspired French fare each night. Reservations recommended, as the dinner typically sells out quickly. Oui Oui Brasserie, 470 S. Washington St.. Reservations SATURDAY – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 – OCTOBER 6 The Compound Antique Show Since the 2015 debut of The Compound, beautiful new barns have opened, housing dozens of top-notch vendors, including Alisanne Wonderland, Southern Jewelry, Adele Sypesteyn Art + Design. Food and drink in The Grove by Simply D'Lish and Vin 114. Espresso and quick snacks in the Gazebo by Picnic on the Green. Live music. 9:30 am – 6 pm daily; admission gratis. roundtopcompound. com/antique-shows SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Workshop at The Vintage Round Top Paige and Smoot Hull host their popular Business, Branding & Social Media Workshop with special guests Shea McGee and Alyssa Rosenheck, in their Boho cottage. 9 am to 4:30 pm; $199 includes breakfast, lunch, and a swag bag. MONDAY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 - 6 The Original Round Top Antiques Fair at the Big Red Barn This is the fair that started it all. VIP shopping Monday, October 1, 9 am – 1 pm, $20; general admission 1 pm; $10. Open 9 am – 6 pm Monday, 9 am – 7 pm Tuesday, 9 am – 5 pm Wednesday – Friday, and 9 am – 4 pm Saturday. TUESDAY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 – 6 Marburger Farm Antique Show The big one, with more than 350 U.S. and international dealers. Gates open 8 am Tuesday; shopping begins at 10 am — it's a mad designer dash on first Early Buying. Tuesday, October 2, 10 am – 6 pm, Early Buying Special $25, admission after 2 pm $10; Wednesday, October 3, 9 am - 6 pm; Thursday – Friday, October 4 - 5, 9 am – 5 pm; Saturday, October 6, 9 am – 4 pm, admission $10. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 Junk Gypsy Junk-O-Rama Prom at Zapp Hall For more than a decade, the Junk Gypsy ladies of HGTV fame have donned vintage prom dresses and danced the night away during antiques week. Go for the live entertainment, glittery chandeliers, tattered velvet sofas, and outhouse photobooth; stay for the celebrity sightings (Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, and Rachel Ashwell have all attended). At the Junk Gypsy tent at Zapp Hall. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 Round Top PaperCity Party at Henkel Square A toast to the fall antiques show and the PaperCity Round Top Special Section, hosted by the Massey Family. Lawn games, live music, al fresco cocktails under the oak trees, chef-prepared bites, late-night shopping. By invitation. Information,, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 Moores School Concert Chorale at Round Top Festival Institute The University of Houston's celebrated Moores School of Music chorale ensemble takes Round Top, performing in one of Texas treasures, the Round Top Festival Institute; Dr. Betsy Cook Weber directs. 3 pm; $25 adults, $10 students. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 50 for 50 at the Grand Fayette Hotel Cocktail kickoff saluting Round Top Festival Institute's half-century commemoration in 2020. Intimate performances by classical musicians; remarks by founder James Dick. Wine and hors d'oeuvres by chefs Kathy and George Valtasaros. $1,000 per individual/couple. Info/donations Festival Hill, 979.249.3129 ceramics. Eleven talents from Houston, Austin, Columbus, and Fayetteville strut their stuff with abstract to figurative works in clay. Best bets are Tracye Wear's sublime vessels; a Moon Maid totem in fiery red by Susan Budge, straight out of Dick Tracy; and James Tisdale's disarming figure of a man with a rooster head. "Fayetteville Clay Invitational" opens Saturday, October 13, 5 to 7:30 pm (through November 24). Red & White Gallery, 102 W. Main St., Fayetteville, redandwhitegallery. com; Catherine D. Anspon BY ANNE LEE PHILLIPS AND CATHERINE D. ANSPON (continued from page 112) Juana Call Yax de Gonzales with A Piece of Our Culture Damon Thomas' Ancestors, 2018

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