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Darwin Arevalo & Grace Zuñiga: "Prima Materia"
Exhibition Dates: January 19, 2019 - March 2, 2019Opening Reception: January 19, 2019, 7 - 9 PMLocation: 2315 Union Street, Houston, Texas 77007The Union is pleased to announce Prima Materia, a two-person exhibition featuring artworks from Houston artists Darwin Arevalo...
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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
TRAVEL IS RESEARCH, PAINTING IS REACTIONThe Solo Art Show by Daniela Pasqualini features paintings that convey years of travel seeking stories of all kind;Experiences involving Nature, Places, People and Sounds that are woven into the relationship with vibrant colors, texture and lines.OPENING RECEPTION APRIL 19, 2019 6-9PMON VIEW APR 15 - MAY31GALLERY AT M ARCHITECTS1206, NANCE STREET, HOUSTON,...
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Opening Reception: Friday, April 19, 2019 from 6 - 9 p.m. Exhibition on view through Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Annual School of Art Student Exhibition features new work by undergraduate and graduate students from the School’s five studio art programs: graphic design, interdisciplinary practice and emerging forms, painting, photography/digital media and sculpture.
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
Halla is a passionate environmental activist who secretly wages war on the local aluminum industry threatening Iceland’s highlands. Āsa is her New Age twin sister (both played by Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir from TV’s Trapped). As Halla’s actions grow bolder, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the government and the corporation building a new aluminum smelter. However, when her...
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Join us for a discussion with "New Monuments for New Cities" participating artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin and Jamal Cyrus.The talk will be located in the meadow surrounding the Henry Moore Spindle sculpture in Buffalo Bayou Park(Allen Parkway near Gillette St.).New Monuments for New Cities is the inaugural project of the High Line Network Joint Art Initiative, a new...
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
The Community Artists’ Collective will host an artist talk with the participants of its “Equilibrio” exhibition on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. Works by Nela Garzόn, Veronica Gaona, Delilah Montoya, Diane Benavides Rios and Carolina Borja currently have works in the gallery. Saturday is also the final day of the exhibition, which was curated by Tina Hernandez. For more...
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 6:30pm
Join us for the book launch of Houston's Poet Laureate, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. We will celebrate the release of her collection, Newsworthy: Poems. The price of admission is the purchase of her book which can be ordered here:http://www.bloomsdayliterary.com/deborah-deep-moutonThis event is free to the UHD community and entrance will be given with a valid UHD ID. The first 10 UHD students will be...
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 6:30pm
The Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson AuditoriumUniversity of Houston - Downtown1 Main StreetHouston, Texas 77002 Join us for the book launch of Houston's Poet Laureate, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton. We will celebrate the release of her collection, Newsworthy: Poems. The price of admission is the purchase of her book which can be ordered here:http://www.bloomsdayliterary.com/deborah-deep-moutonThis...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Moores School of Music students present an evening of Baroque trio sonatas and other chamber music at the Student Chamber Music Showcase.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
David Bertman, Cameron Kubos, directors The Moores School of Music presents a concert by the MegaBand and Chamber Winds.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Angie Thomas's ground-breaking debut novel, The Hate U Give, is described as a literary ramrod that will be remembered as a classic. Angie Thomas will take guests beyond the page with a presentation that brings alertness to the vibrant truths of our culture and social climate. The Hate U Give stayed on the New York Times best-seller list for over 50 weeks and was recently...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Hate U Give, is described as a literary ramrod that will be remembered as a classic. Angie Thomas will take us beyond the page with a presentation that brings alertness to the vibrant truths of our culture and social climate. The Hate U Give stayed on the New York Times best-seller list for over 50 weeks and was recently released as a motion picture. Through advocacy and fundraising, the...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
Betsy Cook Weber, Jeb Mueller, Charles Hausmann, directors At the annual “Red Carnation Concert,” the University Choruses celebrate and honor the contributions of those students who will be departing the choruses.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Tattooist of AuschwitzIn 1942, Slovakian Jew, Lale Sokolov, was transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where his fluency in multiple languages earned him a promotion from hard labor to the job of Tätowierer, the inmate responsible for tattooing a string of numbers on the arm of each new arrival. While on duty, he calms a petrified young woman about to react unwisely...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 5:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 25th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Dance Afrikana. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Dance Afrikana team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the Dance Afrikana so don't be shy,...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
Art Meets Fashion at The Printing Museum  Houstonian, artist, printmaker, and designer Anne-Joëlle Galley presents Printed Artworks: a collaboration between Art, Printing, Design, and Fashion. She has made her mark on the fashion world by transforming her paintings into unique accessories. Galley, in partnership with Blanca Vargas, fashion designer; Marina Saba, artistic director;...
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Appearance by filmmaker Alexandra Dols, who leads a post-film Q & A with author Samah JabrThis powerful documentary, guided by psychiatrist and author Samah Jabr, considers the impact of decades living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. Personal testimonials from diverse individuals are enhanced by vividly filmed scenes, presenting a compelling and candid narrative.About the Speaker...
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
The "Fridays at Moores" series continues with the Percussion Ensemble I's 2019 spring concert. The program will include works by some of the most recognized composers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including Steve Reich's "Mallet Quartet" (2009), one of his most recent works, this piece was written for two marimbists and two vibraphonists; Iannis Xenakis' "Okho" (1989), a percussion...
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 1:30pm
This popular showcase highlights some of the best new work from our B.F.A. playwrights, as well as pieces selected from our international 10-minute play contest.Showtimes:April 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m.April 27, 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Join us for a night of Czech classical and European jazz music! Featuring renowned European artists, Felix Slováček, Sr., Felix Slováček, Jr. and pianist Viacheslav Grokhovski, Jr. To start the evening, they will be performing a wide range of international works from Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Massenet and much more!
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
This annual spring showcase features original dance works by faculty and guest artists performed by our pre-professional dance company, the UH Dance Ensemble. Take a sneak peek at the professional dancers of the future. Showtimes:April 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m.April 28 at 1:30 p.m. Location:Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 9:30am
Have you ever felt as if you’ve run out of ideas? Are you working on a story that doesn’t excite you? Or do the ideas you’re considering seem stale, uninspiring or like a pale imitation of something that’s already been done? If so, then this workshop is for you.All you need to inspire fresh fiction is a bit of practice reading between the (head)lines and the imagination to think, hmmmm, what...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Chris Bakay’s exhibition The Tangibility of Memory includes cast resin t-shirts and everyday objects that evoke nostalgic memories of youth and skate culture. Through a labor-intensive casting process, Bakay juxtaposes the materials of high and low culture. While his Retired Jersey t-shirts have specific meaning for the artist, the personal memories associated with many of...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Jeffrey Dell’s exhibition, Maquette Moon, features a new series of screenprints that continue his abiding interest in space, color, pattern, and perception. Dell explores the human tendency to read into images for symbols, depth, and promises of pleasure. Mixing the languages of visual graphics and trompe l’oeil, Dell’s images create larger questions about the viewer’s imagination, blurring...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
 Explore the exhibition to see how Tom Loeser has used traditional woodworking techniques to re-imagine his furniture. Then, learn more about the craft of woodturning by watching  the Gulf Coast Woodturners transform logs into bowls, table legs, and more!
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 1:30pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} span.s1 {color: #e4af0a} The Houston Tidelanders Chorus presents two “Good Time” shows in Clear Lake on Saturday, April 27 at 1:30pm and 6:30pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Life Center, 18220 Upper Bay Rd, Houston, TX 77058. The chorus sings four-part barbershop harmonies under the...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
CLOSING RECEPTIONJoin artist Orna Feinstein for a conversation with Arts and Culture Editor, Nancy Wozny on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 pm.The talk will be followed by Green House Art Collective dance performance, 3:00 pm. Nancy Wozny is editor in chief at Arts and Culture Texas, a frequent contributor to Pointe, Dance Teacher and Dance Magazine, where she is also a contributing editor. She...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Capernaum (Chaos), a new film by Nadine Labaki about the journey of a clever, gutsy 12-year-old boy, Zain, who survives the dangers of the city streets by his wits. He flees his parents and to assert his rights, he takes them to court, suing them for the “crime” of giving him life. Capernaum follows Zain as he endures life on the streets...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Franz Anton Krager, conductorMyles Nardinger, conductorAlejandro Basulto, conductorTimothy Hester, pianoThe Moores School of Music presents a concert by the Symphony Orchestra, featuring Barber’s Piano Concerto, Op. 38.
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
Special Ticket Prices: $15 general public; MFAH members, seniors (65+), and students with ID receive $3 discount.EXCLUSIVE HOUSTON PREMIERE!This multimedia film and performance event showcases the epic grandeur of West Texas’s Big Bend. The Legend of Big Bend concert features engaging storytelling, breathtaking imagery, and original music by Austin’s Montopolis rock-and-roll chamber...
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Texas Premiere of WARRIOR WOMENdirected by Elizabeth A. Castle and Christina D. KingTexas Premiere! Famed Indigenous activist Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughter Marcella are highlighted in this uplifting documentary about an indomitable spirit undeterred by age or government apathy. From the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM) to the Wounded Knee incident of 1973, and most recently the...

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