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Cultured Cocktails with Women in the Visual and Literary Arts
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, October 4th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support Women in the Visual and Literary Arts. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the WIVLA team, and take-in...
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Introduced by artist/filmmaker Laurie Simmons, who leads a Q&A following the film screeningNew York artist Ellie Shine (played by the film’s director, artist Laurie Simmons) is looking to gain inspiration and tranquility as she house-sits for a friend in upstate New York. Accompanied by her lovable handicapped terrier, Ellie comes of age—middle age—in her new surroundings. She turns the...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30pm
The Moores School of Music presents a recital by Gila Goldstein, chair of Boston University's Piano Department, featuring works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Schumann.The event will take place at Dudley Recital Hall on the University of Houston main campus.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, November 15th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Patti Lennon. So enjoy a drink or two, meet Patti Lennon, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support Patti Lennon so don't be shy, raise a glass (or...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:45pm
In conjunction with the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, ArCH Film Festival presents a cohesive series of screenings that highlights themes and issues within architectural discourse.   Aquarius, from Director Kleber Mendonça Filho, follows a 65-year old widow and retired music critic. Clara is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building built in...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} On Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m., the Rothko Chapel will host the 34th Annual Houston Interfaith Thanksgiving Service.  In advance of the Chapel’s scheduled 2019 Symposium, “Toward a Better Future: Transforming the Climate Crisis,” the theme of this service will be “care for creation.”...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Inspired by the music of 2Pac, Sherese Campbell’s Urban Ballet returns with new choreography by Elijah Gibson and the spoken word poetry of Tiffany Scales, a.k.a. The Wordmatician. Urban Ballet explores what it is to be black in an American still wounded by racial division through the use of jazz, hip-hop, modern, pointe and tap. The work, choreographed by Campbell, Elijah Gibson,...
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 2:30pm
Five preteens teeter on the brink of adolescence when a shocking and violent act interrupts their insular world of personal struggles and triumphs. Catastrophic favorite Chana Porter takes us back to the early ’90s in a suburban planned community, the first of its kind in America, for a subversive, mischievous, and oh-so-familiar (or is it?) look at childhood. The world premiere of...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Now in its 66th year, the Theta Charity Antiques Show is one of the preeminent charity antiques shows in the country, with proceeds benefitting deserving local charities. The 2018 Show—which focuses on the timeless beauty of botanicals—brings together nearly 70 exhibitors and features fine art, furniture, and decor spanning a wide variety of design styles and time periods. Visitors can...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Silos Curated by Jeffreen M. Hayes, PhD   Opening Reception: 6 – 9 PM Friday, November 16, 2018 Exhibition Dates: November 16, 2018 – January 12, 2019 Artist Talk at 6:30 PM | Main Gallery & Hallway Space   Art League Houston presents Silos, a group exhibition curated by Jeffreen M. Hayes, Ph.D, featuring artists Regina Agu, Yaw Agyeman, Rabēa Ballin...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
I ♥ 3rd Ward Marc NewsomeOpening Reception: 6 – 9 PM Friday, November 16, 2018Exhibition Dates: November 16, 2018 – January 12, 2019Artist talk at 7:00 PM | Front GalleryArt League Houston (ALH) is proud to present I ♥ 3rd Ward, a photo, video, and soundscape exhibition by Marc Newsome. The exhibition features a series of documentary style photographs depicting 3rd Ward, a historically African...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Cindy Lisica Gallery presents the newest paintings by the celebrated Houston artist Catherine Colangelo. “Everyday Sorcery” refers to her roles of artist and mother, and this body of work was created during an especially tumultuous time. While the pieces are rich in personal symbolism, the “outsider” may not be privy to the stories behind the images....
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Artist Reception: Friday, November 16, 6:00 – 8:30 pmExhibition Catalog AvailableAnya Tish Gallery is delighted to announce Ignis Fatuus, a solo-exhibition featuring recent paintings and drawings by Houston-based artist Shayne Murphy. This will mark Murphy’s second solo exhibition with the gallery.Murphy’s latest body of work, inspired by Judeo-Christian mythology and its iconography,...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Data BreachSusannah MiraOpening Reception: 6 – 9 PM Friday, November 16, 2018Exhibition Dates: November 16, 2018 – January 12, 2019Artist Talk at 6:15 PM | Sculpture GardenArt League Houston is excited to present Data Breach, an outdoor installation by Susannah Mira. The installation incorporates thousands of discarded sheets of microfiche film, creating a physical metaphor reflecting the...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Help us kick off the FINAL Winter Holiday Art Market weekend with 60+ of the coolest local artists at the best Ugly Sweater Party in town! Open bar + specialty cocktailsBuffalo Bayou Brewing Co., Dripping Springs Vodka, & Austin EastcidersLite Bites + TreatsTaco Deli, Harris & Essex, Chickfila, & more!Live Music + Party TunesCurated by CafezaFestive Selfie-Stationby Station...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
26th Annual ARTCRAWL Group Show Private Collector Preview Party: Friday, November 16th6-9 pm This will be an exclusive invite only party that will give serious collectors an opportunity to view and purchase artwork prior to the public opening.  Light bites, champagne service and beer/wine will be served. Highlighted artists will speak about their work and the Artists for Artists...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Enjoy this rare opportunity to hear Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) discuss his creative process as a musician and composer, as well as a musical performance featuring inspirations and demonstrations of his research.Following years of research into the Mogao Caves and the Dunhuang murals from the 4th-14th centuries, Tan Dun composed oratorio ...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
One part curated festival, one part holiday party, equals all kinds of fun!JOIN FRESH ARTS in celebrating the 13th anniversary of our Winter Holiday Art Market:  November 16-18, 2018 at Winter Street Studios.This year, WHAM will bring together Houston's most talented local artists and kick off the holiday season with an exclusive "Ugly Sweater" themed Preview Party...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Enjoy drinks & movie night with the Nuit Blanche Houston team at the Axelrad bar. We will screen "Faces Places", a documentary on French new wave director Agnes Varda and JR's travel across France, plastering giant portrait of people they photograph. The film was presented in Cannes Festival and nominated for the Oscar in 2018. For Nuit Blanche Houston, several schools in Houston will...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
Introduced by Alessandro Carrera, John and Rebecca Moores Professor, Director of Italian Studies, and Graduate Director, World Cultures & Literatures M.A at the University of HoustonA truly epic sweep is achieved for this story of a mother (Katina Paxinou) and her grown sons who head north from Lucania in search of work and new lives during Italy’s economic boom following World War II. In one...
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Moores School of Music's "Fridays at Moores" series continues with AURA Contemporary Ensemble's "Montague @ 75" performance, featuring music by guest composer Stephen Montague and other special guests.Featuring the music of guest composer Stephen Montague with special guestsSTRING QUARTET NO.1 (1993) – Stephen Montague (b.1943) In memoriam Barry Anderson & Tomasz Sikorski string quartet...
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
JoMar Visions is Back at ArtCrawl this year! The exhibit, in an East End location, secured specifically by JoMar Visions for this big event, will count with more than 40 artists participating.Please note the address for this event.Where: CustomSpace- Houston5301 Polk St, Houston, Texas 77023What: Art exhibit.When:  Saturday, 17th November from 10am to 10pm.Sunday, 18th...
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Elder Street Artists open their doors for a once-a-year art show and open studios day. FREE and open to the public.The Elder Street Artist Lofts are located at the historic Jefferson Davis Hospital. Renovation on the building was completed in 2005 and is currently home and studio to many of Houston’s fine artists, musicians, and performers.
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Zine Fest Houston (ZFH)  is a local volunteer-run organization and annual, all-ages festival dedicated to promoting zines (self-published magazines), mini-comics, and other forms of small press, alternative, and underground DIY media and art. Admission is always free and low cost table space is made available for creators, writers, and artists involved in the creation, publication...
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
This year the annual Zine Fest Houston event will be at Lawndale Art Center on Saturday, November 17 from 12-6 PM! Zine Fest Houston 2018 is open to the public free of charge and all ages are welcome.The theme of this year’s festival is WRESTLING!2018 PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE*PROJECT SPACE12:30-2:00 PM Screening of "Lady Wrestler: The Amazing, Untold Story of African-American Women in the...
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Director Nicholas Hytner brings his own London stage production of Alan Bennett’s play to the screen. The Madness of King George follows the growing insanity of England’s George III (Nigel Hawthorne) in the 1780s, and the intricate power play set in motion by the royal court to contain the possible damage. Rupert Everett, Ian Holm, and Helen Mirren costar in the Oscar-winning film.“Bennett and...
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
Perennially popular with Museum audiences, the British Arrows celebrates the UK’s most innovative and daring commercials from the creative world of British advertising. The British Arrows Awards showcases an eclectic mix of riveting mini-dramas, high-tech extravaganzas, wacky British comedy, and vital public service announcements.Special thanks to the Walker Art Center.
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Elizabeth Yeampierre, an internationally recognized Puerto Rican attorney and environmental and climate justice leader, will deliver the 2018 Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice, and Human Rights. Her lecture, “Climate Justice: The Time is Now, The Place...
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Introduced by actor Hunter Carson and Robert Morast, Houston Chronicle arts & entertainment editorNew German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in this profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard. Paris, Texas follows the mysterious, nearly mute drifter Travis (a...
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30pm to Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 10:00pm
This holiday season brings the Houston premiere of one of America's most-produced playwrights, the talented Kate Hamill and her raucous adaptation of Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. Hamill penned the Off-Broadway smash adaptation of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY that ran for nearly a year at BEDLAM Theatre in NYC to rave reviews. In PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, eight actors bring Austen's most famous literary...

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