Performing Arts

Spring into Summer Concert

Leslie Drayton

Live Music Movement Foundation presents ‘Spring into Summer’ Concert with Leslie Drayton & Friends. The concert will feature several new compositions that are impressions of the composer’s reaction to the events leading up to and after Hurricane Harvey. The group will feature woodwindist Darryl Richards; drummer Marcus Alexander; pianist Sam Reid, jazz studies major at the University of Southern California; bassist Weldon Scott, jazz studies major at Texas Southern University; and a few surprise guests.

Live Music Movement Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization with the mission to promote, present and preserve jazz, blues and soul music. This concert is the third in a series of presentations at Ovations Night Club in Rice Village.  The venue is intimate and enjoyable with an old-school ambience and reminicient of New York City jazz clubs.

Tickets available at BrownPaperTickets.com.  For more information contact Kathy Drayton at 818-259-0493.

When:
Jun 10, 2018
Cost:
$20.00
Time:
5:00 pm
Sunday Time & Price:
$20.00
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Classical Minds International Guitar Festival Concert Night 2

Classical Guitar Concert Night 2

You are invited to
listen to the magical music of classical guitar on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at
7:30 PM at Episcopal High School chapel. 




Jay Kacherski, virtuoso and Associate Artistic
Director of the Classical Minds Guitar Festival and Competition will collaborate
with Lina Morita on piano to bring you a thrilling performance. 




As a member of the Texas Guitar Quartet, Jay has
given performances and master classes at the Brevard Music Center, the Texas
Guitar Workshop, the Florida Guitar Foundation in Miami, and at various
universities and concert series throughout the United States and abroad
including a six city tour of China. His artist website can be found at 
http://www.kacherskiguitar.com/index.html.



Kithara Duo (Olga
Amelkina-Vera and Fernand Vera), critically acclaimed composers and performers,
will amaze concert attendees with their classical guitar mastery. 




They have performed nationally as well as in Europe
and South America. Kithara Duo’s critically acclaimed debut CD, Beings, was
released by Soundset Recordings in 2011. The duo is home to an international
award-winning composer, and their first album is a world premiere recording of
her music for guitar duo. In addition to Olga’s original compositions, Fernand
and Olga regularly contribute to guitar duo repertoire through arrangements and
transcriptions of music by such composers as Albeniz, Ferrabosco, Soler, and
Vivaldi. Many of their arrangements are featured on their second CD, Lingua
Franca, released in 2015. Kithara Duo are full-time faculty at Collin College
in Plano, Texas, where Fernand directs the award-winning Guitar Studies
program, and Olga teaches in the guitar, music history, theory, and composition
areas. Find more information at 
https://www.facebook.com/kitharaduo



Tickets can be purchased at the door. Find out more
information at 
https://classicalmindsfestival.org/faculty-artists.

When:
Jun 16, 2018
Cost:
$15 General Admission, $10 Senior Citizens, $5 Students & Children
Time:
7:30 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Saturday Time & Price:
$15 General Admission, $10 Senior Citizens, $5 Students & Children
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Classical Minds International Guitar Festival Concert Night 1

Classical Guitar Concert

You are invited to
listen and admire the artistry of Jesus Serrano Huitron and Adam Holzman. This
concert will be Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Episcopal High School chapel.
Tickets are for purchase at the door. 
https://classicalmindsfestival.org/shows-schedule



Jesus Serrano Huitron, from Mexico City, is the
winner of the Classical Minds 2017 Performance Competition. He won First Prize
at two dozen national and international competitions and he has an active
performance schedule in Mexico, United State, Canada and Turkey.




Adam Holzman, international performer, recording
artist and teacher is founder of the Guitar Department at the University of
Texas–Austin’s Butler School of Music, Holzman is considered one of America’s
leading guitar pedagogues and he has performed nationally and abroad. 




More information about the artists can be found
at 
https://classicalmindsfestival.org/faculty-artists.

When:
Jun 15, 2018
Cost:
15 General Admission, $10 Senior Citizens, $5 Students & Children.
Time:
7:30 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Friday Time & Price:
15 General Admission, $10 Senior Citizens, $5 Students & Children
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FREE traditional music presented by Česka Moravská Kapela

The Czech Center Museum Houston invites you to come out on Tuesday, May 22 and enjoy an evening of traditional musical arrangements performed by Ceska Moravska Kapela accompanied by Czech recording artists Eva Adams and Vasek Sevcik.


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The Czech Republic observes two important milestones in 2018 — the 100th Anniversary of Czech sovereignty and the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Czech Republic.  

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To celebrate these milestones, the Czech Center Museum Houston invites you to come out on Tuesday, May 22 and enjoy an evening of traditional musical arrangements performed by Ceska Moravska Kapela accompanied by Czech recording artists Eva Adams and Vasek Sevcik.  

Ceska Moravska Kapela is a traveling ensemble of the Pardubice Conservatory in the Czech Republic.  Suggested Donation:  $10 and all monies raised goes to defraying travel expenses.  Wine and beer available.  Doors open at 6 p.m. for the performance from 7 until 9 p.m.

They will also be performing at the National Polka Festival in Ennis over the Memorial Day weekend.


When:
May 22, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Tuesday Time & Price:
FREE
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JMV Spring Festival 2018

art exhibit, dance, live music, acting performance

JoMar Visions' big Spring Festival is here as well as its eighth anniversary this month of May, in conjunction with our open studios.

Come for this big celebration. There will be live music by Smith DeVille, dance and acting performance by ImagineNation Theatre and Saint Arnolds is sponsoring this event with their amazing beer while everyone enjoys the best art the city has to offer. Yessss!
When:
May 6, 2018
- Live music by Smith DeVille. - Dance and acting performance by ImagineNation. - Free Saint Arnold's beer for all guests and participants. - Free & open to the public- Plenty of on site Parking- Complimentary Hors d'Oeuvres - Drinks served by  AR Bartending Service.
Cost:
Free
Time:
3:00 pm

The Lady Demands Satisfaction, by Arthur M. Jolly

In 18th century England, 15-year old Trothe learns that her father, an invincible swordsman, has been murdered by a dastardly villain. Unfortunately, to retain her inheritance she must either marry a great blade or become one—in two weeks.

In 18th century England, 15-year old Trothe learns that her father, an invincible swordsman, has been murdered by a dastardly villain. Unfortunately, to retain her inheritance she must either marry a great blade or become one—in two weeks. Complication and mayhem ensue.

When:
May 14, 2018
Cost:
FREE!
Time:
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Monday Time & Price:
Free!
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Riyaaz Qawwali Concert


Experience the rich poetic and musical traditions of South Asian Qawwali. Based in the U.S., Riyaaz features musicians from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who come from multiple religious and spiritual backgrounds. Trained in both eastern and western classical music, this ensemble has been performing Qawwali for the past twelve years to enthusiastic audiences around the world. Riyaaz last performed at the Menil during the exhibition Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence. This evening’s program will include new work based on art objects in the Menil’s permanent collection.


This concert is free and open to everyone. It will take place on Thursday, May 3, from 7–8 p.m. on the Menil Collection main building lawn (1533 Sul Ross).

When:
May 3, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
7:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Location:
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An Afternoon of Art and Dance at the J


2:00 PM | Art Opening in the Deutser Art Gallery
3:30 PM | Dance Performance in the Kaplan Theatre

Join us for an art exhibit featuring the works of the our drawing, painting, and ceramic students. Following the art opening everyone is invited to attend a dance performance featuring our students of all ages. Houston Tap Happy Tappers will appear as guest artists.

On Display in the Deutser Art Gallery


  • Works by Gerry Melot’s Advanced Drawing 60+ students
  • Works by Susan Wingfield’s painting and drawing students
  • Works by ceramic students under the guidance of sculptor and potter, Stacy Kuropata


Dance Performances

  • Golden Girls Plus One

    Two adult ballet students will perform classical solos under the direction of instructor Margie Bellamy.

  • The Golden Girls Plus One tappers, under the artistic direction of Michelle Schroeder, and the intermediate tap dance students will perform to some of your favorite tunes such as "Boy from New York City " and "Onefrom A Chorus Line.

  • The teen JCrew dancers will perform a Hip-Hop piece created for them by director Jamie Levit.

  • Our teen musical theater students, under the direction of Eva De La Cruz, will perform a number from High School Musical , Jr

  • Houston Tap Happy Tappers (HTHT), directed by Sara Draper, is the performing group of Tap Happy which offers tap dance classes to adults in Houston. Their presentation “Brown Derby Jump” is a playful expression of the wild social milieu and high energy of a sub-culture in a previous age.

The event is free and open to the public. To reserve a seat for the dance performance in the Kaplan Theatre, please contact Maxine Silberstein at msilberstein@erjcchouston.org

When:
Jun 3, 2018
Cost:
Free
Time:
2:00 pm

Burly Q Lounge: Houston Burlesque Varie-TEASE Show

The Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show, unlike any other.

Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! Showgirls! The Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show, unlike any other. 

Join us as we transform Warehouse Live Houston into the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! We bring you hours of sexy comedy featuring local and touring burlesque beauties, standup comics, musicians, showgirls, games, circus tricks, and so much more! 


Every show is a TOTALLY new line-up, each event a BRAND NEW experience! 

The April 21st show will feature Honey Moonpie (Houston burlesque), Lita Dee (Austin Burlesque), Son Tran (touring standup), Lisa Lyric (touring musician), Cilantro (Houston circus), Nick T. Vegan (Houston circus), KiKi Maroon (touring standup), and the Burly Q Lounge showgirls! 


It's going to be an epic show, so get your tickets now before it's too late! www.BurlyQLounge.com 


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Celebrate your birthday, girls night, or bachelorette party at The Burly Q Lounge! We'll set up feather boas, confetti, and candy so everyone know's that it's your special day. Just get your tickets and fill out this form to have a special section reserved just for your party at no additional charge. 


https://burlyqlounge.com/tickets


When:
Apr 21, 2018
Doors at 7 | Show at 8 
Cost:
$25
Time:
7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location:
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Deux Voix Cinco de Mayo House Concert & Party!!

Deux Voix Cinco de Mayo House Concert/Party

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with Deux Voix as they perform jazz standards while also enjoying first-class Mexican food and unlimited margaritas!!!.  This House Concert is not to be missed and will be held in a beautiful setting decorated for the occasion.  This family friendly event is also a fundraiser for their first international tour to Scandinavia this summer where they have been invited to play for the prestigious International Organ Festival in Bergen, Norway as well as several other concerts in Sweden and Denmark!! Tickets are only $30 for this amazing event and are available on their website by clicking on their online store.  www.deuxvoixmusic.com  

When:
May 5, 2018
Cost:
$30
Time:
6:00 pm
Kid Friendly:
Yes
Saturday Time & Price:
6:00-10:00OM, $30
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