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Cultured Cocktails with METRO dances by Frame Dance
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 30th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support METRO dances by Frame Dance. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Frame Dance team, and take-in...
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Reception in the Museum galleries, 5:30 p.m.Introduced by Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, director of Rice University's Baker Institute for Public PolicyIn partnership with Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the Museum presents the latest film by Ang Lee, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, based on Ben Fountain's novel. Private Billy Lynn becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 30th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support METRO dances by Frame Dance. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Frame Dance team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy,...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
March 30-31, April 1 & 6-8Lose your blues, cut loose, and kick off your Sunday shoes as HITS Theatre presents the finger-snapping, toe-tapping musical, FOOTLOOSE.For more information, visit milleroutdoortheatre.comProduced by HITS Theatre
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
As part of Enchanting World: Centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, the University of Houston Libraries will house a public exhibit of Soviet and anti-Soviet propaganda posters from the revolution and early years of the Soviet Union. The exhibit consists of 33 posters (reproductions) selected from the Poster Collection housed at the Hoover Institution Archive at Stanford University.Curated by...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
CURATING PROSPECT NEW ORLEANS: TREVOR SCHOONMAKER IN CONVERSATION WITH RICK LOWEGet the inside scoop on one of America's most forward thinking contemporary art triennials, Prospect New Orleans. Hear from Prospect.4 Artistic Director Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, in conversation...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00pm
Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of A HEROINE FREE SUMMER by local poet, playwright and University of St. Thomas English professor Dr. Janet Lowery. Directed by Chesley Krohn, the play centers on four sisters as they relive memories, address past traumas and learn to heal. Set amidst a family vacation at an idyllic lake house in...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm
Arnold Dreyblatt (Kiel, Germany) - prepared contrabass, magnetically vibrating wires, sine waves, MRI loopsAn interest in the physical characteristics of vibrations led Arnold Dreyblatt from video art to sound installation, and then to instrument building and music composition. As a young New York City artist in the 1970’s, Dreyblatt was witness to a fertile environment for the merging of...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm
Historical clarinet builder and virtuoso Thomas Carroll joins la speranza for performances of clarinet quartets by Crusell and Hummel. These quartets were written in the same year (1808) but feature vastly different compositional styles, showing off the historical clarinet's seemingly boundless capabilities as a soloistic a and collaborative member of the group. Also included in the program is a...
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Funding Strategies for Arts Projectshosted in partnership with the Center for Art and Social Engagement at University of Houstonled by Susannah Mitchell, Executive Director of the Washington Avenue Arts District@ University of Houston, Fine Arts Building RM 110Friday, March 31, 2017  // 10:00am to NoonGot a great creative idea but you need a little support to get it off the ground...
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
The high desert country of West Texas is engrained in the psyche of Mary Baxter.  Her paintings reveal a deep understanding and nuanced knowledge of these storied lands, based on insights she has acquired over years of living here as a resident, a rancher and now a full-time painter.  Her paintings of the area, reflect Baxter’s profoundly internalized “sense of place”, these bold...
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
True art collecting pandemonium!Get your Gold or Silver Tickets and Art Chances and choose from hundreds of original 7 x 9 inch works art while enjoying delectables, drinks, and live jazz at the most fun-filled fundraiser of the year!You better look sharp. There is no better way to start or add to your art collection.Emcee: Walt Zipprian with Leopard BoyMusic: Bayou City SwingCatering: Sal y...
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:00pm
When Marc Châtaigne (Vincent Macaigne) snags an internship with a French government ministry, he is surprised to learn that his assignment is to launch a ski resort in tropical French Guyana. Naturally, once in Guyana, everything that could go wrong goes wrong: the resort site is overgrown, a dogged tax collector is on Marc’s heels, and an encounter with local guerillas propels Marc deep into the...
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm
The folk dances of the Andes express a unique story of the region’s indigenous heritage - of love, strife, and celebration.The program features award-winning Chilean composer-guitarist Javier Farias Caballero, joining Apollo as a guest artist and composer of a new work for string quartet and guitar inspired by Chilean, Peruvian, Bolivian and Argentinean folk rhythms.PROGRAM-Javier Farias: 'Andean...
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:00pm
Uncompleted Song is the hilarious, heartwarming autobiographical tale of leading French rapper Orelsan’s struggle to make his hip-hop dreams come true. In one epic day an old friendship is tested, relationships are ended, a vocation is questioned, and one triumphant song is finally written. Brimming with unexpected musical numbers, Uncompleted Song is as much hip-hop musical comedy as...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Join us for our annual Midtown Art in the Park - this is a fine art festival featuring local and regional artists with works for sale. The festival brings the cultural arts and entertainment community together. Come see 45 of the finest artists around, talk to them and purchase original art. Come listen to 20 or so of the best musicians in #Htown and enjoy some good eating, all in a fabulous FREE...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
On Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Downtown District partners with Tracy Carlson Photography and Crush Design Co. to present the second annual Heartmade Art Market at Main Street Square at Main and McKinney in the heart of Downtown Houston. The event benefits Hoof Prints and Heart Beats, a local organization that offers free equine therapy to children and adults with special needs...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Highlights: Allison Bishop Music starts the day at lunchGrifters & Shills performs at 3pm!Introducing Falacos Food TruckYeti SunshineWater 2 Wine HoustonTown in City Brewing CompanyReal Ale Brewing Company for the artists!First Saturday Arts Market is a monthly outdoor fine arts event featuring the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the Historic Houston Heights by YogaOne...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:30am to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:30pm
HOUSTON WHATEVER FEST 2017 RETURNS THIS SPRING.This City’s Only Music, Comedy & Art Festival Returns to the East End of Downtown April 1st & 2nd, 2017—We’re Back! #HWF2017 Returns This Spring—Houston Whatever Fest, the City’s most eclectic street festival, will return to the East End of downtown with another exciting year of unique music, comedy and art programming April 1 & 2 2017The...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, internationally recognized art historian and curator, will sign copies of her books “Charles Alston” and her article in the  catalogue “Thornton Dial in the 21st Century” at a reception at the Community Artists’ Collective (The Collective), Saturday, April 1, from 2 to 4 p.m.Wardlaw, a former curator with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and a long-time professor...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Archway Gallery presents Becoming Paint Works by donna e perkins With Performances by jhon r. stronks and Alexandre Farris Soares     Exhibition                   April 1 – May 4, 2017   Opening Reception DATE:         ...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Blaffer Gala 2017Color SplashSAVE THE DATESaturday, April 1, 20177pm-midnightBlaffer Art Museum4173 Elgin StreetChairs:Elin JacksonCaroline Starry LeBlancTamar MendelssohnMarit Babin StoutHonoree:Shirley RoseCocktails, Dinner, Dancing, and Silent AuctionTo purchase your ticket or table today contact Taylor A. Harrell, Director of Special Events & Patron Relations at the College of the Arts,...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Audience favorite Benoit Poelvoorde—whose film My Worst Nightmare screened in the 2013 edition of Five Funny French Films—plays God as a mean-spirited, pajama-wearing man who lives in a high-rise apartment in Brussels. His young daughter hacks into his computer and tries to fix the mess her father has made of humanity, rounding up a motley crew of apostles (including Catherine Deneuve)...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
A focused look at the works of two of Texas' great contemporary composers: Karim Al-Zand (faculty at Rice University) and Stephen Lias (adventure-composer and faculty at Stephen F. Austin University). These two composers embody the cultivation of the highly-acclaimed contemporary art music being produced in the Lone Star State. We’re honored to have them kick-off our Spotlight Series and...
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
APERIO, Music of the Americas presents Gabriel Kahane In Concert - Craigslist, Schumann, & Other Inspirations at the MATCH. In this unusual song recital, songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane accompanies himself in Schumann’s monumental cycle Dichterliebe, drawing connections between the romantic German song tradition of the nineteenth century and the singer-songwriter tradition of...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
2:00pm to 8:00pm
***AN ENCORE PERFORMANCE***The T.R.U.T.H. Project, Inc. presentsRISE ABOVE: A Story of Hope.About 20 million out of 112 million women (18.0%) in the United States have been raped during their lifetime. 28% of male rape victims were first raped when they were 10 years old or youngerOnly 16% of all rapes were reported to law enforcement. "In order to fight about it yall...You see we gotta...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Space City Poetry Slam Series is the largest youth poetry slam competition in Texas. Join us for the Grand Slam!The final 6 winners will join Meta-Four Houston and represent Houston at the international youth slam competition, Brave New Voices, as featured on HBO. GRAND SLAMSunday, April 2 @ 3 PM | Discovery Green1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010The Grand Slam panel of judges will...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
The Art Pop-Up would like you to come out and support local Houston artist and vendors. Exclusive The Art Pop-Up collaboration from :Black Frame Photos, Timebomb Tina, Wendy & Amanda, Feather Red, & I Have Moon Boots.If you would like to be a part of this event please contact Becki - 832.613.5742Jonathan - 832.876.0446or email theartpopup@gmail.comMusic provided by: DJ Dan-...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Insomnia (724 W 19th St.)Sunday, April 2nd6pm – 10pmFREEOur third installment of this unique sticker art show celebrates some of Houston's best and biggest street artists alongside other local artists who may be new to the scene or trying their hand at the art of the slap. Each year keeps building bigger and bigger and we know this event will be no exception! The gallery show will feature...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Classical SpectresSunday, April 2 at 6pmZilkha Hall / Hobby Center For The Performing ArtsInterest in the uncanny brought about all manner of oddities during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, from wax museums to gothic fiction. In chamber works from this era, musical depictions of the supernatural took on a life of their own outside the opera house. Shorn of traditional theatrical...
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
This blended-family comedy starts with 13-year-old Bastien, who, through weathering his parents’ various divorces and new relationships, has acquired six half-brothers and sisters. Tired of constantly carrying their parents’ lives on their backs, the children hatch a revolutionary plan: They live in one place, and the grownups are the ones who have to rotate in and out of...

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