Don't miss the exhibit "Stitchings," with works by five local artists using stitched thread. It runs through Feb. 23; Monday hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St. Admission is free. 817-738-1938; www.fwcac.com.
Bound and determined
The Dallas Museum of Art's Arts & Letters Live series presents its first Texas Bound event of the season, in which actors with a Texas connection read short stories by Lone Star writers. Readers include Reis Myers McCormick, Allison Pistorius and well-recognized film and TV character actor Stephen Tobolowsky, who will read an essay. After, he'll answer questions about and sign copies of his book, The Dangerous Animals Club. Tickets are $35. 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. 1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas. 214-922-1803; www.dm-art.org.
-- Mark Lowry, Special to the Star-Telegram