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Curator's Tour for Members MEMBER EVENT WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 7 P.M.

Eric Colleary, Cline Curator of Theatre and Performing Arts, discusses the curatorial process during a gallery tour of Vaudeville! for Alliance-level members and above. Invitation only; RSVP required.


Member Book Club: Doris Lessing, Alfred and Emily MEMBER EVENT FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 11 A.M. AND SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 11 A.M. & 2 P.M.

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Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. If the event is at capacity and you would like to join the waitlist, please email membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

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William Powell and Myrna Loy star in the biographical musical of legendary impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. Eric Colleary, the Ransom Center's Cline Curator of Theatre and Performing Arts, will introduce the film. Runtime: 176 minutes.

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) FILM SCREENING THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 7PM

To mark the 40th anniversary of the stage production, the Center will screen The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) starring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds. The Ransom Center holds the papers of actress Carlin Glynn, who originated the role of Mona Stangley, and Peter Masterson, who co-wrote and co-directed the original production. See materials from their collection on display in the exhibition Stories to Tell. Eric Colleary, the Ransom Center's Cline Curator of Theatre and Performing Arts, will introduce the film. Runtime: 114 minutes.

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