10/10-11: Artful Weekend

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    BERLIN - JUNE 17: Art collectors Heiner and Ulla Pietsch pose in front of the painting "The Massacre" by Andre Masson during a media day at their exhibition "Picture Dreams" ("Bildtraeume") at the Neue Nationalgalerie on June 17, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibiton, which will be open to the public from June 19 to November 22, presents paintings and sculptures from the couple's private collection of Surrealism, early Abstract Expressionism and other periods, and includes works by Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Andre Masson, Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt and Alexander Calder, among others. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Heiner Pietsch;Ulla Pietsch

    THINK AND SEE: The Dallas Contemporary invites families to come for a hands-on, 101-style introduction to contemporary art for its Art Thinkers' Days series. Saturday's featured artist is Fort Worthian Vernon Fisher, whose exhibit Dead Reckoning is on at the museum until December. 11AM.

    MAKE-OVER: So you're making all your Christmas gifts this year? Have you started yet? We're not doubting you can do it, but we thought we'd mention (again) the more than 85 designers and crafters with booths full of funky clothes, jewelry, housewares, paper goods and trinkets for sale at Make's Urban Street Bazaar in Bishop Arts this weekend. (We hear there are supplies for sale, too.) Saturday from noon to 8PM and Sunday from noon to 4PM.

    BREWS AND BOAS: Those spicy Dr. Sketchy drawing sessions we told you about last spring are traditionally held at bars. But the cabaret-style figure drawing class takes a break from booze and sets up in Denton at Banter on Sunday, where artists can put a serious face on and soberly sip their coffee while models Kali Ann, Jade Pearl, Zamra and Bridgette Noir will pour on the sass 'till someone breaks a smile. Proceeds go to Breast Cancer Prevention. 6-9PM.