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Cultured Cocktails with The Music Therapy Center of Houston
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, February 23rd, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support The Music Therapy Center of Houston. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the MTCH team, and take...
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Sunday, February 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – Houston #2Sunday, February 19, 2017(Registration & Doors Open at 2pm, Show from 3pm-6pm)MECA – Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts1900 Kane St, Houston, TX 770072pm: Doors & Registration Opens3pm: Show Start w/ Opening Remarks by Charlie Lockwood 315pm: Auditions Begin2pm: Doors & Registration OpensAfter Auditions: Quick Break /...
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Bay Area Youth Singers, the Bay Area Chorus, and internationally acclaimed composer and conductor Nick Page perform together in a 10th anniversary celebration for BAYS. This community event will feature performances, folk singing, audience participation, and music education, as Page leads both choral groups and the audience in song.   Page is based in Boston and has...
Sunday, February 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:10pm
Join us for the opening night of ReelAbilities: Houston Film & Arts Festival, a FREE city-wide film and arts festival dedicated to presenting films, art exhibitions, performances, and speakers that celebrate the lives, stories, and talents of people with disabilities and enrich Houston's culture, diversity, and inclusion efforts.Presented in partnership with The Houston Ballet, Enter the Faun...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Preview the photographs in the HCP's 2017 Print Auction and learn more about each work and artist.Join us Monday February 20, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM2017 Print Auction Exhibition TourLed by Anne Wilkes Tucker and Clint WillourFree and open to the public.Anne Wilkes Tucker and Clint Willour will lead a tour through the HCP galleries highlighting different images on the wall and their importance in...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
50 States: ColoradoNick Vaughan and Jake MargolinOpening Reception: Wednesday, February 1, 5:30 to 8:00.  Exhibition dates: January 17 - February 21, 2017HCC Central Art Gallery is pleased to present 50 States: Colorado,  an interdisciplinary video installation by Houston artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, honoring the life of Charles “Frenchy” Vosbaugh, a person who might now be...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Rothko Chapel is set to host an event exploring the intersection of poetry, spirituality and family.   At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, the nonprofit’s new “Concept of the Divine” series continues with readings and conversation with Willis, Aliki and Tony Barnstone, three poets from the same family – a father, daughter and son. ...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, February 23rd, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support The Music Therapy Center of Houston. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the MTCH team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:15pm to Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
From The HCC Center of Excellence for Visual and Performing ArtsThe 10th Annual Akwaaba Visual and Performing ArtsThursday - Saturday, February 23 - 25, 2017Akwaaba! The word means “welcome”  in twi, the language of the Akan of Ghana, West Africa. This year the HCC Center of Excellence for Visual and Performing Arts at Houston Community College – Northwest welcomes one and all to our...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:00pm to Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Houston’s groundbreaking international performance art festival set for Feb. 23-25, 2017 Experimental Action will showcase groundbreaking performance art from across the globe The Experimental Action Performance Art Festival will take place over the course of three nights and venues in downtown Houston, Texas. This year’s festival will include a full roster of local performance artists alongside...
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Five Centuries of Mexican Choral Treasures.Back by popular demand! Last year’s concert was such a success that we are offering a second installment of Mexicantos, highlighting the brilliance of Mexico’s choral tradition. Featuring works that range from the country’s golden age of polyphony in the 16th century to its present-day gems, this performance will surely be one to remember.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00pm to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Last Night of Josephine Baker gives a fictional account of what may have happened on the last night of the life of the  first African American international superstar. Baker, who created a sensation in Paris during the 1920’s, was in the midst of a grand comeback  in 1975 when she died suddenly at the age of 69 after the opening of her show “Josephine”  at The Bobino Theater in...
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Gray Contemporary is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition in the United States by Dutch painter Udona Boerema. Transience opens Saturday, February 25th from 5 - 8 pm with the artist present, and will continue through April 1, 2017.Udona Boerema’s exhibition Transience, is a selection of recent paintings from an ongoing series focused on the imagery of mountains. Boerema...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Every last Sunday of the month RockStar gallery will host a state-of-the-art art show featuring live music, food trucks, art cars, radio interviews with several of the participating artists, wine, and beer from Saint Arnold and Karbach.Last Sundays at RockStar Gallery is a State of the ART Show. It truly is a must see for everyone, and we guarantee you, once you come to a show, you will...
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
Celebrating 13 years of the best Jewish and Israeli filmsHouston, TX – Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston presents the 13 th Houston Jewish Film Festival March 5-19, 2017. The festival showcases 27 of the best Jewish and Israeli films from around the world. The 16-day festival is made up of current documentary and award-winning feature films with meaningful Jewish or Israeli content...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
In collaboration with Houston Grand Opera (HGO), and in conjunction with the world premiere of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, the Rothko Chapel will present an artist talk and performance. Join composer Laura Kaminsky, librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, and others from the creative team in conversation with Rothko Chapel’s Executive Director, David Leslie, to discuss the inspiration and process...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 2nd, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Magpies & Peacocks. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Magpies & Peacocks team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be...
Friday, March 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Project Proposal WorkshopLed by Cary Reeder@ University of HoustonFriday, March 3, 2017  // 10:00am to NoonAre you planning to apply for one of the many local "Calls for Exhibition Proposals" in the coming months? Before you do, Fresh Arts, in partnership with the Center for Art and Social Engagement at University of Houston, invites individual artists for an overview of how to write a...
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
On view: March 3, 2017- May 7, 2017Opening Reception: Friday, March 3, 5:30pm-8pmArtists Remarks begin at 6pm“Women’s bodies alter spaces; women’s bodies carry narratives that force us to come to grips with how we function within a patriarchal society.”-Sybil R. Williams, Professor of Performing Arts, American UniversityIn the nineteenth century, male photographers featured the female...
Friday, March 3, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Join HCP for the opening reception of two new exhibitions, Her Feet Planted Firmly on the Ground and PictureThis!In the nineteenth century, male photographers featured the female in the landscape as an object or an allegory of sexuality or Mother Nature—something to be gazed upon—rather than an active force. Her Feet Planted Firmly on the Ground features the work of 6...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:00am
HOUSTON, TEXAS ~ On Saturday, March 4, Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) offers members and guests a rare insight into a juror’s selection process for art competitions with a free discussion by three prominent figures in the Houston art world: Jennifer Justice, Executive Director of Galveston Arts Center; Lester Marks, Mayor's Ambassador to the Arts.; and Zoya...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Archway Gallery presents WILD Featuring Sculpture by Andrea Wilkinson and Paintings by Christie Coker       Exhibition                   March 4 – March 30, 2017   Opening Reception DATE:            ...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
"Optimistic Woe"The road to the border is hard.Each hill and mile, a reminder of loved ones left behind.At the border there is traffic on the bridge that crosses the river.  The atmosphere is tense... so no jokes.Upstream the wind blows across the river bringing with it wave upon wave of butterflies.It whistles through brush and cane accompanied by a chorus of insects.Wild horses wade from...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba)Started only a week after the Cuban missile crisis and designed to be Cuba’s answer to both Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin and Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless, I Am Cuba became a wildly schizophrenic celebration of Communist kitsch, mixing Slavic solemnity with Latin sensuality. The plots feverishly explore the seductive, decadent (and marvelously photogenic)...
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Writefest is a week-long writers festival hosted by Writespace, Houston's grassroots nonprofit literary arts center. The festival kicks off with a series of Monday-Thursday workshops and culminates in a weekend filled with panels and presentations by local and national writers and literary journal editors of all genres, a literary journal fair, and readings by local and nationally-recognized...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am to Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
"In the Eyes of Our Children:Houston, an American City" is an exhibition of photography and prints created over a period of six years by Houston-area schoolchildren, highlighting Houston’s diversity and energy, and will be on view at the Rice Media Center on the Rice University campus, from March 7-31, 2017."In the Eyes of Our Children: Houston, An American City," is accompanied by a 296-page...
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Writefest Instructor's Reading & Holler Happy HourMarch 8th, 2017 6-10pm. FREE TO THE PUBLICJoin us Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 6-10pm for a literary evening featuring this year's Writefest workshop instructors, who will read excerpts of their work in a variety of genres. The reading will start at 7pm, but we'd love for you to join us as early as 6 pm to enjoy a $4-Beers Happy Hour hosted...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 9th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support artists, Jorge Galvan Flores and Monica Villarreal. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the artists, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support their...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
  Carlos Canul Excursions Into the Unknown   March 9, 2017 – April 22, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 9, 6:00-8:00 PM     Samara Gallery is pleased to present Excursions Into the Unknown, a solo exhibition of new works by Carlos Canul. The artist’s most recent works explore creation myths and spiritual...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
OPEN MIC​THURSDAY, MARCH 9TH 7-9PMLOCATION:​BRASIL2604 DUNLAVY ST, HOUSTON, TX 77006In keeping with tradition, we're once again hosting a big open mic event on the Thursday night of Writefest week! Join us to hear Writefest workshoppers read some of the the pieces they've been working on, as well as other Houston poets and writers who want to share their work.Any genre and form. 5 minutes...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for an evening with our Writefest 2017 keynote speakers, award-winning authors Ken Liu and Kelly Luce. The reading will take place on Friday, March 10th at 7 pm, at Brazos Bookstore. Both authors will read from their work, answer audience questions during a following Q&A, and stay for a book-signing (books by both authors will be available at Brazos).About the authors: Ken Liu is...

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