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Featured Community Event
Fresh Arts Craft + Movie Night
Fresh Arts presents
Craft + Movie Night 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
6:00-8:30pm
Film screening begins at 6:30pm.
FREE w/ RSVP

Seating for the movie is limited. Lawn chairs welcome!





Join Fresh Arts for a special craft and movie night as we prepare for the GLOW BALL. Artists will be...
E.g., Mar 24, 2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Since its inception in 2018, Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails has raised nearly $100,000 for Houston Area artists and arts organizations.Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 25th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Teatrx. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Teatrx team, and...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:30pm
Lars Lerup joins Rice Architecture for a farewell lecture and reception at 5:30 p.m. in Farish Gallery.Lars Lerup is a design, writer, and Professor of Architecture at Rice University. He was Dean at Rice Architecture and William Ward Watkin Professor from 1993 to 2009. Previously, he taught for many years at the University of California at Berkeley. His work focuses on the intersection of...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Dynamic and Diverse Emerging Playwrights are Showcased in the 4th Annual NIE Intercultural Play Reading SeriesNext Iteration Ensemble presents playwrights Sofia Alvarez, Madhuri Shekar, and Susan Soon He Stanton at the MATCH on April 4-6, 2018 in a series of staged readings directed by Dianne K. Webb. Next Iteration Ensemble (NIE) announces its roster of three plays for the 4th Annual...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Dynamic and Diverse Emerging Playwrights are Showcased in the 4th Annual NIE Intercultural Play Reading SeriesNext Iteration Ensemble presents playwrights Sofia Alvarez, Madhuri Shekar, and Susan Soon He Stanton at the MATCH on April 4-6, 2018 in a series of staged readings directed by Dianne K. Webb. Next Iteration Ensemble (NIE) announces its roster of three plays for the 4th Annual...
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
Free Public Art Tour at UHGuided by María C. Gaztambide, PhD Hosted by Public Art of the University of Houston System Wednesday, April 5th, noon-1pmMeet: Wortham Theater Lobby at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts3351 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204Free eventRSVP: http://bit.ly/2HtC1r8Parking: Metered parking can be found in lot 16 (Zone B)Public Art of the University of...
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 7:30pm to Monday, April 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
April 5, 6, 8 at 7:30 p.m.April 7 at 2 p.m. Music by William BolcomLibretto by Mark CampbellBased on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna FerberSung in the original English with projected text over the stage.An invitation to a sophisticated Manhattan dinner party proves to be a recipe for disaster. Based on the comedy-drama that spawned an all-star classic film, this new opera, premiered...
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 8:00pm to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
Once upon a time, a young American woman returned to her native Russia to brush up on the language. Underneath a glamorous Post-Soviet Moscow she discovers an enchanted motherland teeming with evil stepmothers, wicked witches and ravenous bears.Showtimes:April 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 at 8 p.m.April 6, 7, 13, 14 at 2 p.m. Location:Quintero Theatre
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Feeling stuck on an existing project? Feeling writer's block, or that you would love to write more, but you don’t know where to begin? In this workshop, we will explore writing exercises inspired by one or more of the five senses: taste, scent, touch, sight, and sound. We’ll experiment with writing prompts based on fragrance, as well as visual and auditory prompts, to generate ideas for both new...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 9:00pm
The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park105 Sabine St. Houston, Texas 77007 Come join us for our 9th annual Houston Palestinan Festival, April 6th and 7th for an exposure of the Palestinian culture and heritage. Every year comes with great excitement to embrace a special aspect of Palestine, this year we would like to showcase the cities lost in 1948.  The Festival will...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Archway Gallery presents From the Earth, featuring decorative ceramics by Carol Berger, on view April 6 – May 2, 2019. The artist will be on hand to visit with guests during the exhibition opening reception on Saturday, April 6, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the gallery, and will talk about her work at 6:30 p.m. The artist will also give a demonstration and talk on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 3:00 p....
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Artist Statement:"Having lived most of my life separated by great distances from loved ones, the existence of heirlooms has been of great comfort to me, a substitute for their absence, a reminder of the bonds connecting us, meaningful talismans guiding me through each day’s paths of joy and drama. Books, untouched items from forgotten trousseaus, correspondence and photos of unknown relatives,...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
UP Art Studio and the Downtown Houston present Houston's third installment of Secret Walls x Houston! Watch as two teams of some of the world's best artists go head-to-head to each design a mural in 90-minutes. Art battle 8 pm - 9:30 pm. Don't miss this amazing feat of art, speed and talent! DJ BBC will be spinning your favorite jams while you enjoy bites from Niko Niko's and Baby's Burgers...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Main Gallery Monique Lacey: Puffery Monique Lacey is a New Zealand based Artist whose work addresses the notion that if a painting is a bounded volume, how can the skin or surface of that painting reveal or disguise its structure and what it contains. The work manifests itself in the production of hollow, rectilinear-cuboid-forms, which present themselves as support and surface. The...
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
“In 2017, after visiting our residency in Germany, I was fortunate to attend an extraordinary exhibition at the Wolfsburg Museum entitled ‘This Was Tomorrow, Pop Art in Great Britain’ showcasing artists, architects, film directors, music bands and photographers. Some of the artists included: The Beatles, Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Allen Jones, R. B. Kitaj, Eduardo Paolozzi,...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 11:59pm
CounterCurrent is a free festival of performance, installation, and ideas. Presented by the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, CounterCurrent includes audio and visual installations, live performances, talks, and participatory events by artists from around the world. From large-scale spectacle to intimate interaction, CounterCurrent projects reflect the range of ways we...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 8:00pm
On view: 4/10 – 4/14, 12pm–8pmOpening Reception: 4/10, 6–8pm, Sunset Coffee BuildingWaterfront at Allen’s Landing, 1005 Commerce St.Taking place at “Houston’s birthplace,” Allen’s Landing on Buffalo Bayou, Gardner’s Salt Water Sweet Water (2019) is a site-specific response to Houston’s own history of commerce and construction. Visitors will interact with these histories through a...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
4/10 – 4/13, 12–1pm daily MATCH, Rehearsal Room, 3400 Main St., Houston 77002Tickets: http://bit.ly/CCCC19TIXCurrent Conversations are a series of public discussions across disciplines and along parallel lines of inquiry. CounterCurrent festival artists and University of Houston faculty experts engage in lively discussion about themes and concepts connected to this year’s festival...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:45pm
4/10 and 4/11, 5–8pm installation8–8:45 performanceMATCH, Box 1, 3400 Main St., Houston 77002Tickets: http://bit.ly/JTCC19TIXJennif(f)er Tamayo’s LA QUEERADORA installation sits at the intersection of digital cultural production and embodied cultural performance. It asks: How do material bodies, whose lives hold an archive of cultural knowledge and experience, compete with a manufactured and...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 5:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, April 11th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support  “Houston, we got you covered.”  So enjoy a drink or two, meet the “Houston, we got you covered”  team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
4/11 and 4/13, 8-9pmAtrium, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and DesignUniversity of Houston, Entrance 18 off Elgin St., Houston, 77204Tickets: http://bit.ly/EFCC19TIXLong String Instrument composer and performer, Ellen Fullman, explores the acoustics of large resonant spaces with her compositions and collaborative improvisations. Fullman will literally “play” the iconic atrium of the...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
4/12, 6–9pm and 4/13, 12–6pmProject Row Houses, 2521 Holman St., Houston, 77004Tickets: http://bit.ly/OOPBCC19TIXArtists in residence through the Performing the Neighborhood initiative of the Mitchell Center and Project Row Houses over the past three years, Okpokwasili and Born have created a dynamic “public song,” engaging the Project Row Houses campus, local artists, and the Houston...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Join us for a Free Movie Night at the Czech Center Museum Houston featuring the film, “Two Brides and One Wedding.” Marie is a typical city single. Although she is a successful TV moderator, in the realm of relationships she has a talent to attract only idiots. On the contrary, her sister has already found the right man and they plan to get married. When Marie arrives to their home town to visit...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
Stanton Welch, artistic director Claudio Munoz, ballet master Franz Anton Krager, conductor  In conjunction with the Houston Ballet II and Houston Ballet Academy, the Moores School of Music presents a “Fridays at Moores” performance by the Ballet Orchestra.
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
4/12, 8pmMATCH, Box 1, 3400 Main St., Houston, 77002Tickets: http://bit.ly/AWLCC19TIXSUSTENTO: from La Performera to La Mujer Maravilla is a lecture-performance by the transdisciplinary artist, Awilda Rodríguez Lora also known as La Performera. Stories, movements, and songs are strategies used by La Performera to invite the audience to reflect on the concept of sustento (sustenance) as a complex...
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
4/13, 4–5:15pmMATCH, Box 1, 3400 Main St., Houston, 77004Tickets: http://bit.ly/SGCC19TIXIn this lecture-demonstration, Garrop takes the audience through a step-by-step process of how she composes instrumental music, demystifying a process that for many remains challenging to understand. For CounterCurrent19, Garrop will focus on the compositional process she utilized for her woodwind...
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 10:30am
Brunch and Conversation with Ariel Burger Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s ClassroomSunday, Apr 14 | 10:30 AMThis profoundly hopeful, thought-provoking, and inspiring book takes us inside Elie Wiesel’s classroom. As Wiesel’s teaching assistant, Ariel Burger gives us a front-row seat witnessing these remarkable exchanges in and out of the classroom.Burger first met Wiesel at age fifteen....
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
4/14, 4pmAxelrad Beer Garden, 1517 Alabama St., Houston, 77004Tickets: http://bit.ly/CC19CCTIXDrop in to Axelrad, Houston’s favorite neighborhood beer garden, and celebrate the closing of CounterCurrent19 happy hour cocktails, light bites, and live music. This year we’ve partnered with Axelrad and our friends at Decatur Bar to present a CounterCurrent signature cocktail crafted by master...
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Moores School of Music’s AURA Contemporary Ensemble presents the music of guest composer Stacy Garrop with “Postcards,” a collaborative, multidisciplinary performance featuring Dan Gelok on saxophone, Tali Morgulis on piano and Psophonia Dance Company.  This program is supported in part by a grant from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts. About the Ensemble The...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:30pm
Hey Ladies!: The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many EmailsHey Ladies! is a laugh-out-loud read that follows a fictitious group of eight 20-and-30-something female friends for one year of holidays, summer house rentals, dates, brunches, breakups, and the planning of a disastrous wedding. This instantly relatable story is told entirely through emails, texts, and direct messages....
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
Do you struggle to keep your stories under 6000 words? Have you ever received feedback comments in short story workshops like, “I want more!” or “This feels like the start of something bigger”? Have you reached the point at which you feel ready to immerse yourself in a piece of writing, rather than dole your stories out in bite-sized chunks, but you’re not quite sure how to venture into a longer...

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