Community Calendar

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Dance Source Houston presents the fifth annual Barnstorm Dance Fest June 19-23, 2019 featuring 3 unique programs of 20 original dance works. The weeklong festival showcases the diversity, quality and vibrancy of dance in Houston and provides audiences a sampling of dance genres. Barnstorm highlights Houston based choreographers and companies, and also includes a number of out of town artists....
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, June 20th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Ms. YET + Renegade Carnies. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Ms. YET + Renegade Carnies team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the Ms. YET +...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Instructor: Inga Strause-Godejord

In this session you will learn the basic approaches to silk painting and will create delicate and dynamic patterns of color and texture on your silks. Leave with a small frameable landscape-based silk painting. Unlike some types of dyes, those provided in class can be set with a regular household iron, making this easier and much safer method for these...
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 5:30pm
Join us on Friday, June 21 at Sabine Street Studios for the opening reception of Conversation on Culture, an exhibition featuring works by tenants across the Sawyer Yards campus.  Art is a conversation between viewer and artist, spoken in its own visual language. Conversations on Culture celebrates the variety that infuses the countless vibrant cultures of the city of Houston....
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join us Friday, June 21st from 6 - 8 PM for an Opening Reception for Lawndale's Summer Exhibitions! Artists include the 2018/19 Artist Studio Program participants, Julia Barbosa Landois, Robert Hodge, and John Pluecker, as well as Preetika Rajgariah, Jonathan Molina-Garcia, and Michael Bhichitkul. ⠀This event is free and open to the public. Visit our website for more information! 
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10-6pmGrass lot next to 1320 Robin St., Houston, TX 77019Join us Saturday, June 22 from 10am-6pm for Grounding Study (Brick by Brick), a Community Brick Making Workshop in Houston’s historic Freedmen’s Town in the Fourth Ward. Together we will build bricks by hand using Texas clay and Buffalo Bayou sand left over from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Participants will...
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Join HCCC for a piñata-making workshop as part of the summer exhibition, Justin Favela: All You Can Eat. Explore the whimsical sculptures on view in the exhibition to see how mixed-media artist Justin Favela crafts three-dimensional forms using piñata techniques. Then, make your own object using cardboard and tissue paper. Learn various decorative techniques, and leave with a finished...
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Carl St. Clair, conductor 2019 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition Winner, soloist The Texas Music Festival continues its Saturday Festival Orchestra series with Simply Fantastic! led by guest conductor Carl St. Clair and featuring Heuser’s “A Screaming Comes Across the Sky,” Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” and more. Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-concert performance by...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
Join us for an encore screening of our runner up for Audience Choice during the 2019 Houston Jewish Film Festival!Eighty-eight-year-old Jewish tailor Abraham Bursztein (Miguel Ángel Solá) runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, in search of a friend who saved him in World War II.The Last Suit’s klezmer-driven score and mix of multiple languages is a globe-trotting surprise, a late-in-life road...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
The Opening Reception for the Visual Arts Alliance 36th Juried Open Exhibition will be held in the West Wing of Silver Street Studios from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  The juror is Christine Jelson West, Cultural Programs Manager at Houston First.  The awards presentation is at 7:00 pm.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, June 6th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support This Side of the Rainbow. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the This Side of the Rainbow team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support This Side of the...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:30pm
FADE TO BLACK PLAY FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR ITS 7th SEASON!!! We are Houston's first and only national short play festival to celebrate the new works of African-American playwrights. Our play festival is the hippest, hottest play festival you'll ever experience! Be There! ~~~~~***2019 FADE TO BLACK PLAY FESTIVAL WINNERS!!!*** Simone Black (St. Albans, NY), "From This Moment On" -...
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
In this poignant and carefully composed portrait of six service dogs and their owners, renowned documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human. Honigmann respectfully questions the owners about what the animals mean to them. Buddy is an ode to the fighting spirit of the main characters and a loving portrait of the deep bond between human and dog.“...
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
This time we are embracing abstract art. Free and moving, artists will be showcasing their best abstract works during this special event at JoMar Visions. ​There will be a kids room for them to create their paintings and drawings, and besides the amazing art by guest artists like you, this event will also be in conjunction with our in-residence artists open studios. Once again we...
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 7:30pm
Josep Caballé-Domenech, conductor The Texas Music Festival closes its Saturday Festival Orchestra series with a concert led guest conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech, featuring Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, “Tragic.” Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-concert performance by members of Virtuosi of Houston (Lobby); Settling the Score (MSM Room 108) with Dr. Andrew Davis, Dean, Kathrine G. McGovern...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:00am
Join us for a 8 week instructional dancing course every Wednesday starting from July 3rd, 10 AM to August 21st.BABY BALLET  Course Description: Introduction to dance basics including rhythm, posture and movement to music in a fun nurturing atmosphere.Age: (19 mo-2.5 years old)Duration: 45 Minute-Parent & Child Class INTRO TO BALLETCourse Description: Children learn Ballet...
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
In 1972, filmmaker Sydney Pollack and crew filmed Aretha Franklin’s gospel performances at the New Bethel Baptist Church in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. This new concert film features never-before-seen footage of the live recordings that became Franklin’s iconic, best-selling album Amazing Grace. “How sweet the sound, indeed.” —Los Angeles Times“It will make you feel as if you...
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Intro & Outro by Bruce GoldsteinIn the Citizen Kane of Pre-Code, the exploited daughter (Barbara Stanwyck) of an illegal speakeasy owner moves to the city after her father dies and uses her brains and sexuality to move up the economic ladder.Costarring George Brent, John Wayne, and Theresa Harris as perhaps the screen’s very first black “best friend” to a female star. Long considered one of...
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Intro and Outro by Bruce Goldstein“Me too,” Depression style: Store manager Warren William (“the King of Pre-Code”) uses Mussolini tactics to get his business out of the red – and seduces innocent salesgirl Lorretta Young, before and after marriage to nice guy Wallace Ford. One of the fastest-paced and funniest movies of the era.“My desert island Pre-Code movie” – Bruce GoldsteinRead about Warren...
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Experience another aspect of art-making that is not widely available with guidance from Houston-artist Jack Gron. Happening during Second Saturday at Sawyer Yards, Expressions in Molten Metal is an interactive experience that allows the public to create their own design in a resin sand...
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Experience another aspect of art-making that is not widely available with guidance from Houston-artist Jack Gron!Happening concurrently with Second Saturday open studios at Sawyer Yards, Expressions in Molten Metal is an interactive experience that allows the public to create their own design in a resin sand scratch block that will then be turned into a cast aluminum block by Gron’s mobile...
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 6:30pm
Intro and Outro by Bruce GoldsteinLee Tracy, who practically invented the Pre-Code acting style, is a high octane, stop-at-nothing gossip columnist. This rare print is the most complete version ever screened.“No movie came even close to displaying Tracy’s abundant energy and rat-a-tat-tat style; he was as great a star of the era as Jimmy Cagney or Edward G. Robinson.” – Bruce GoldsteinPrint...
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Intro and Outro by Bruce GoldsteinShady bail bondsman George Bancroft, already involved with nightclub owner Judith Anderson, dallies with thrill-seeking Frances Dee, who’s fascinated by low life and rough stuff. The third film produced by Darryl F. Zanuck’s Twentieth Century Pictures was censored around the world. “One of the toughest of the early underworld movies.” – David Shipman (UK...
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 3:00pm
Have you ever tried Salsa? How about CUBAN salsa? Now is your chance to learn this exciting and fun dance! Cuban salsa or casino is a type of salsa that was developed in recreation center of Havana in the 1950s. A group of young people decided to create their own type of salsa, with specific moves danced in partners in a large circle, or a rueda.About the InstructorDancer, teacher and...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
For ten years we've been collecting new, weird short plays for Museum of Dysfunction. This year, we're going back into the files to bring you our top picks from a #decadeofdysfunction. Whether it's your first time or your eleventh time, join us as we celebrate the dark, quirky, and absurd with a collection of twenty short plays by emerging and established playwrights. Don't forget to catch both...
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Three slum-raised schoolgirls, whose lives seem to have been predestined, grow up to be Ann Dvorak, Joan Blondell, and Bette Davis – and things don’t quite work out as planned. A strong Pre-Code cast also includes Warren William and Humphrey Bogart in one of his earliest gangster roles.Read a review.Read Turner Classic Movies' description.
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Out of work showgirls Joan Blondell, Ginger Rogers, and Ruby Keeler team up with songwriter Dick Powell to put on a Depression-proof Broadway show. The greatest of all Pre-Code musicals, with sparkling dialogue and lavish, eye-popping production numbers by the great Busby Berkeley, including the downright smutty “Pettin’ in the Park” number.Print preserved by the Library of Congress.Read a review...


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