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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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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Art League Houston (ALH) presents In the Shadows, an installation featuring sculpture, textile and video by Chicago-based artist Jade Yumang. The exhibition is part of an ongoing body of work by the artist exploring the queer aesthetics of Film Noir. The work in this exhibition considers how film noir is constructed stylistically and narratively to disorient the audience to generate a level of...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Art League Houston (ALH) presents a heel is half a rock, a slab is a slice, an installation of new sculpture and photograms by LA-based artist Karen Lee Williams. Because they represent places far beyond our direct experience, images and artifacts of space exploration always have a surreal quality. The gap between the advances of astronomy and the public's understanding creates a void where doubt...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Art League Houston (ALH) presents Fruit Series, a site specific installation by Las Girls Collective, a Houston-based collaboration between artists Daniela Antelo and Brenda Cruz-Wolf. The exhibition continues the artist’s interest in the relationship between the urban landscape and the female body, and features a series of visually-rich videos using various colorful fruits to playfully interact...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Redbud presents Daniel Johnston’s exhibit “Drawings To Listen To And Songs To Look At”.  We are always excited about presenting new never before created works of art by the world-renowned outsider poet, writer, and musician Daniel Johnston. In collaboration with his sister, artist Marjorie Johnston, they have created these works which contain lyrics of some of his over 900 songs, depicted in...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Introduced by director Pourya AzarbayjaniWith Feast of Sorrow, this year’s ILEX Award recipient Pourya Azarbayjani (Unfinished Stories) weaves together four intersecting stories. From a young man who fakes his death in a scheme to raise money, to a woman pretending to be someone she is not, to a middle-aged husband enraged by his wife Instagram posts, to a young couple expecting a child who are...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
January 26 & 27 at 7:30 p.m.Two performances only! Music by Gaetano DonizettiLibretto by Giovanni RuffiniSung in the original Italian with projected translation over the stage. Beware the submissive bride who looks too good to be true. Poor Pasquale ignores that warning and pays a hysterical price. Our production, set on the Italian Riviera of the 1950s, promises to be a brightly...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:30am to Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
Meir Shalev is one of Israel’s most celebrated writers and has been the recipient of numerous distinguished book awards in Israel and abroad. He will be in Houston from January 27-30 as our visiting Literary Scholar-in-ResidenceChapter & VerseMy Wild Garden: An Exclusive PreviewSunday, Jan 27 | 10:30 AM | Merfish Teen CenterIn his most recent work, renowned Israeli author Meir Shalev writes...
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 11:00am
Lawndale is delighted to present a new fundraiser in support of Lawndale’s vibrant exhibitions and programs. This event will showcase 20 commissioned 8 x 10” artworks donated by participating artists to benefit Lawndale. The artworks will be exhibited anonymously and available for purchase for $300. Join the artists and participants in the Lawndale Artist Studio Program over Bloody Marys and...
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
Modern Master ClassJoin us for an intermediate/advanced level master class with Attila Joey Csiki. Appropriate dance attire is required.Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, under the Artistic Direction of Igal Perry, has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance since its inception in 1984. Mr. Perry has structured the Company to explore and experiment with innovative movement and...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
Winner of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or for an ending that “blew the jury away,” this story of a Japanese family of small-time crooks who take in a child has garnered nearly unanimous rave reviews. After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu (Lily Franky) and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of the girl. Although the family...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, January 31st, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support the Dream Scholarship Art Show. So enjoy a drink or two, meet Lauren Luna, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the Dream Scholarship Art Show...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 2:30pm
In February 2019, Stages will celebrate the range of Latinx voices and stories reflecting the diversity of local Texas communities. The second annual Sin Muros will include Alex Alpharaoh’s solo show WET: A DACAmented Journey and developmental workshop readings of new plays by Texas playwrights Georgina Escobar, Jasminne Mendez, and Beto O’Byrne. The festival weekend will be...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} The Rothko Chapel and DiverseWorks have collaborated to bring Chicago-based dance company, The Seldoms, to Houston for one-performance only on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Rothko Chapel. The company will perform an excerpt Dancing on Thin Ice, from their new dance theater work,...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm
The 36th International Piano Festival kicks off with a recital by the 2019 Discovery Artist Sean Chen, featuring the music of Chopin and Rachmaninoff. About the ArtistHailed as a charismatic rising star with “an exceptional ability to connect with an audience combined with an easy virtuosity” (Huffington Post), American pianist Sean Chen, winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards and third...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music presents the 36th International Piano Festival, a thrilling series of recitals and masterclasses featuring some of the greatest performers in the world. Led by nonagenarian and IPF Founder Abbey Simon, this dynamic weekend of pianism features Russian virtuoso Alexander Kobrin and charismatic rising star Sean Chen, our 2019 Discovery Artist...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:00pm
Treat yourself to BPP's annual showcase of the performing arts. The cabaret's feature playwrights are Yunina Barbour-Payne, Karen Heimbaugh and Michael Weems. Find out how they translate a "new world" theme onto the stage. You can also anticipate a fun mix of poetry, singing, dancing, improv, and more. Dare we mention the drinks and delicious food?Performers: Kacie...
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Please join HCCC for a reception celebrating the openings of our Winter/Spring shows:  Tom Loeser: Please Please Please in the Main Gallery and To Be of Use in the Front Gallery.  The evening will also include open studios by the current resident artists.  Beer generously provided by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Join HCCC to create your own cyanotypes (also known as sun prints) from a photographic process that produces prints when objects are placed in the sun. To get inspiration for your cyanotypes, explore the new exhibition, Tom Loeser: Please Please Please, and discover how the artist uses found objects in his prints. Then, work with your family or friends to select objects, design a...
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
As part of Tom Loeser: Please Please Please, HCCC is pleased to present an artist talk and tour by renowned furniture maker, Tom Loeser. During his talk, Loeser will give a brief overview of his furniture and design practice, which will be followed by a tour of the exhibition with HCCC Curator Kathryn Hall.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
As an outsider artist, Steven Sachs sees himself as an urban archaeologist, whose quest is to transfer the original use of found objects into whimsical creations. The assemblages that result from his finds are a playful and humorous take on discarded objects and a repurposed vision into three dimensional sculptures. Steven has a fervent eye for composing unrelated and often fragmentary objects...
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 8:00pm
Israeli-born, Brooklyn-based trumpeter & composer Itamar Borochov connects lower Manhattan to North Africa, modern Israel and ancient Bukhara, celebrating traces of the divine that he finds in elegant sophistication, Middle Eastern tradition and downhome blues.Borochov brings a unique sound with him wherever he goes. Deeply immersed in the jazz tradition, Borochov's search for his personal...
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 6:00pm
One of the most versatile and innovative classical groups in Houston, KINETIC teams up with award-winning quintet, Windsync, Houston Symphony associate principal horn, Robert Johnson, and Rice University Professor of Music, Dr. Thomas Jaber, for a program that journeys from the German Baroque to twentieth-century America. Beginning with J.S. Bach’s third Brandenburg...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Welcome February with a meditation on the environment in the Zen Buddhist tradition led by Mary Carol Edwards from Houston Zen Center on “Stewardship,” February 6, 12:00 p.m. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can...
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
Join the Art Colony Association in celebrating middle school students from all over the Houston-area at the “Art in the Middle” Reception for the 7th Annual Middle School Art Competition! The public along with students, parents, teachers and district representatives are invited to attend the reception and view artwork from more than 900 middle school students. During the reception, working...
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 6:30pm
Returning for the second year in a row, Mildred’s Umbrella (MU) is teaming up with Rudyard’s British Pub and Houstonia Magazine for 'Women Rock,’ a fundraiser benefiting the theater company’s 2019-20 season. The benefit concert will feature local female-fronted bands and solo artists, a silent auction, and a VIP section with hors d'oeuvres from Rudyard’scelebrated chef, Jordan Economy.“We had...

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