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1 View the works of early 20th century masters of the avant-garde in the DMA’s exhibit Cubism & La Section d’Or. The show, which includes rare prints by Picasso and Braque and a number of Cubist paintings, runs through September 15. 922-1200.

Theatre Three presents Leslie Uggams in Stringbean, a musical play based on the life of Ethel Waters who began her career on the black vaudeville circuit. Shows Tuesday through Sunday evenings until July 6 in the Quadrangle. 871-3300.

4 Enjoy onesingular sensationas the DallasSummer Musicalskicks off its seasonat the Fair Parktheater with AChorus Lino.PerformancesTuesdays throughSundays, withweekend matinees,through June 16.787-2000.

5 Tune in to publicTV for Bill Moyers’snew film Spirit andNature, whichexamines ourspiritual relationshipto the environment.This may be one ofyour few chances tosee the Dalai Lama.Check your localPBS listing.

Dallas celebrates its diverse heritage at the Arts District Folk Festival with music, dancing, movies, and more. The festival concludes June 9 with the annual all-afternoon Latin Jazz Festival at Artist Square. 824-3377 or 953-1985.

7 Head to the stock yards in Fort Worth for the Chisholm Trail Round-up, a weekend-long series of events including trail rides, performances by Native-American dancers, staged gunfights, armadillo races, and the requisite chili cookoff. (817) 625-7005.

7 An African folktale of courage and magic takes the stage at Fort Worth’s Jubilee Theatre. See Zimwe and the Drum Friday or Saturday night or in a weekend matinee until July 7. (B17) 535-0168.

8 For a good laugh, go hear Jerry Seinfeld, star of NBC’s cleverly titled sitcom, “Seinfeld.” At Casa Manana Theatre in Fort Worth. (817) 332-6221.

11 Grab a blanket and enjoy the free performances of Shakespeare in the Park at the Trinity Park Playhouse in Fort Worth. “The Merry Wives of Windsor” and “Henry IV, Part I” alternate nightly, except Mondays, through June 30. (817) 923-6696.

13 “Jazz Under the Stars,” the DMA’s Thursday night series of free concerts, continues with the Steven Lacy Sextet and JAMAD. More music June 20 and 27, also at Ross Avenue Plaza. 922-1200.

15 Benson and Hedges brings the Blues to Dallas in a six-day concert series featuring swamp blues and zydeco. Lone Star-style blues, and famous names of the genre including B.B.King. Call 787-1500 for tickets to Starplex or 303-892-0616 for details on other shows, many of which are free.

Enjoy entertainment and exhibits at Fair Park’s two-day Juneteenth Festival, commemorating the fact that slaves living in Texas didn’t receive word of the Emancipation Proclamation until several years after its signing. 670-8641.

22 Support public TV by picking up new home furnishings, jewelry, or even sporting equipment at Channel 13’s SuperSale in Fair Park’s Tower Building. 871-1390.

24 A pretty princess, a wicked witch, and other fairy tale classics will amuse your child at the Dallas Theater Center. Steeping Beauty’s dream comes true most mornings and several afternoons until July 21. 526-8857.

25. The Dallas Symphony and the DMA honor Mozart with chamber and orchestral concerts, films, and lectures in the Symphony’s Summer Music Festival. A premiere at the Meyerson begins the events scheduled through July 21. Film info at 922-1246; alt other, 692-0203.

28 Watch Dustin Hoffman play the bad guy in “Billy Bathgate,” a story about growing up In New York’s underworld in the days of bathtub gin and big-time gangsters. Based on the bestseller. Check listings for theaters and show times.

29 Ready, set, go…back to bed and feel good about helping a worthy cause. CARE’S no-show run benefits worldwide self-help projects. Non-runners get a nice T-shirt and are invited to a post non-race party in the West End. 522-2692.

See space artifacts never seen before in the U.S. when the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History launches “Soviet Space.” The Amon Carter Exhibits Hall houses the visitors from the U.S.S.R. and beyond. Call 787-1500 for tickets; Metro 817-654-1356 for details.

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