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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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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:00pm
The UH Photography and Digital Media program welcomes Rafael Soldi to the University of Houston to discuss his photographic art work and curatorial practice.About the ArtistRafael Soldi is a Peruvian­-born, Seattle-based artist and curator. He is the co-founder of FOUND, a space for contemporary art in Seattle, and the Strange Fire Collective, a project dedicated to highlighting work...
Thursday, March 28, 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 Saralene Tapley. So enjoy a drink or two, meet Sralene...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 6:00pm
The Houston Latino Film Festival is produced by a nonprofit, Latino arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting and increasing awareness of Latino culture among Latinos and other communities by presenting a variety of art and films to the Houston area.During the festival, films from all over Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States will screen. The programming represents the...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
In January 2015, Kam Franklin quit her full-time job at an investment bank to pursue a career in music full-time. While most of the people around her thought that she had lost her mind, she knew that she had made the right decision. In this talk, Franklin will discuss the pursuit of happiness, embracing failure and rejection, and rejecting ideals that don’t suit you or your vision. This 20HERTZ...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company (MU) is continuing its 2018-19 season with Cherise Castro Smith’s THE HUNCHBACK OF SEVILLE, playing March 27- April 6, 2019. Because Mildred’s Umbrella lost its home at Chelsea Market Theatre recently, the Alley Theatre has generously allowed the production to be presented in their Neuhaus space as a special one-time event.Set at the turn of the century, after...
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 10:00am
The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 48 years of fine art and giving back to local nonprofits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art Festival in Memorial Park, Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2019, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  As one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine art events, the three-day festival will provide patrons with the opportunity to personally meet artists...
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 11:00am
This just-released documentary recounts the eight-year journey from concept to Oscar nomination of Loving Vincent, the world’s first feature-length oil-painted animation film.Codirectors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman lead an international team of 125 painters to bring more than 70 of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings to the screen to tell the story of the artist’s turbulent life and...
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Each spring the Blaffer Art Museum and the University of Houston School of Art proudly present the work of the Masters of Fine Arts degree candidates from the school’s five studio programs: Graphic Design, Interdisciplinary Practice and Emerging Forms, Painting, Photography/Digital Media and Sculpture. The exhibition showcases highly developed bodies of work produced in a studio intensive...
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
Fresh Arts is pleased to announce our Annual Gala fundraiser, the Glow Ball on Friday, March 29 from 8pm – 12am at Silver Street Studios. Houston’s biggest artistic party supports the professional development of our community’s vibrant, passionate creatives, raising key funding needed to continue work in strengthening the Houston arts community by supporting the artists who create it. Thus,...
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
April Fools’ Eve’s Eve is the perfect time to blend culinary creativity with literary love and sprinkle with a dash of humor.  And 2019 we continue the tradition at The Printing Museum, our beloved ‘home base.’ Co-hosted by the Houston Book Arts Guild and WiVLA (Women in the Visual and Literary Arts), this event marks our fourth year to participate in this international...
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
What's an Edible Book Festival?It's an event that features food shaped like, or referring to, books.  Beginning with that simple and silly premise, much is possible!Do you have an idea for an entry?  Entries are only $5 each.  To reserve a spot at the table, email us this info: Title of your edible book, your name, contact phone number and contact email address.Need some...
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 5:30pm
Bringing dance straight into the path of Houston commuters as they travel to work, home, and around the city, METROdances, choreographed by Lydia Hance and in partnership with METRO, is a vibrant traveling dance and live music performance that provides a front-and-center view for anyone taking the Red Line running from the Houston Medical Center through Downtown.“Framers,” as the dancers are...
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 8:30pm to Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
Celebrating 15 Years of the Best Jewish and Israeli FilmsMarch 30-Apr 10, 2019New promising, entertaining and exceptional award-winning films are featured in this annual festival, which brings Jewish lives and stories to the big screen. The films of HJFF have won Oscars, Ophirs (Israel), Ariels (Mexico) and other prestigious awards from around the world. With venues across town, the Festival, now...
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 1:00pm
Menachem, a former rock band frontman, is now religious and a widower. To fund expensive cancer treatments for his young daughter, he reunites his band for one last tour, which exposes old wounds and reconnects him with his secular past. Menachem understands that only a new connection to his past and music can pave the road to his own redemption.
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This workshop is in conjunction with "Canis Major"--Sharon Kopriva's dog and constellation inspired art installation on view at Mystic Lyon. Various materials will be incorporated. The workshop will be held at Mystic Lyon, 5017 Lyons Avenue, Houston, TX 77020 on Sunday, March 31 from 2-4pm.   There is no charge for the workshop, though we request that you RSVP to...
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 2:00pm
Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents its annual speaker series, Conversations @ The Center, featuring artists and arts professionals who speak about and show images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The 2019 series highlights four Texas-based authors who have published books on topics in contemporary art joined in conversation...
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 3:00pm
Abraham Bursztein (Miguel Ángel Solá), an 88-year-old Jewish tailor runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, in search of a friend who saved him in World War II. The Last Suit’s klezmer-driven score and mix of multiple languages is a globe-trotting surprise, a late-in-life road movie with planes, trains, and heart that has charmed worldwide audiences. "There are so many wonderful, well-crafted...
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy That’s a really great first line, but it has very little to do with our upcoming workshop, accurately entitled “How To Be Genuinely Funny in Your Writing.” And you want to be genuinely funny, do you not, my dear workshop attendee? By that we mean finding what kind of humor most naturally suits you and...
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 9:00pm
Do you have an idea for a book-length memoir and need the time and focus to get your creative juices flowing? Or perhaps you want the confidence of writing several shorter memoir pieces? Join the company of other struggling writers to jumpstart your writing practice. In this generative, instructor-led online workshop, we will motivate each other to write 1,000 words per day (that’s only a couple...
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to Monday, April 22, 2019 - 9:00pm
You are so ready to write a young adult novel. Or maybe you’ve already written one, but you’re not quite sure you’ve figured out how to rock this genre. What makes a YA novel YA? How mature can a YA be? (i.e. How much cursing can you get away with? Can characters get hot and heavy on the page, or do you always need to fade to black? What about violence or intense subject matter like rape or drug...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 12:18pm
We recognize that while no single feature can capture the experience and identity of a human being, writers of color—of all levels, genres, and backgrounds—have the opportunity to thrive in workshop experiences where their many, varied voices are welcomed and seen to enrich the workshop’s diverse worldview. This means that we will read the work of poets and fiction writers of color, including our...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 8:00pm to Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00pm
Cone Man Running Productions presents aBoiling Point Players productionOne Act Double FeatureWorld PremieresStudio 101 (1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007) April 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10$20 General$15 Student/Teacher/Senior"Barren" by Karen HeimbaughParallel universes run amok as a mysterious being helps destroy a familiar designation of family. Can an "everywoman" define a life with meaning...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to announce the third collaboration exhibition with Ruiz-Healy Art, Latinx Art: Transcending Borders. The exhibition explores and celebrates Latinx visual arts in the United States, predominantly Texas. The exhibition opens the night before the National Conference of Latino Art Now and is curated by Patricia Ruiz-...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:30pm
Happy Spring of Latino Art, Houston. Are you ready for Latino Art Now 2019? It is here. Experience LAN 2019 with an evening of the leading Latino writers, thinkers, and artists of our time celebrating the work of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say.Featured speakers:Host: NP Founder writer Tony Diaz, El Librotraficantehttps://www.mantecahtx.com/profiles/tony-diaz.htmlThe God...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Join author Robin Coste Lewis for a reading from her 2015 book of poetry Voyage of the Sable Venus, in which she explores the complexities of race and the black female figure through representations in art and history. The reading will be followed by a book signing with the author. This program is free and open to everyone. About the authorRobin Coste Lewis is the poet...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 3:00pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 6:30pm
On April 4-6, 2019, the Latino Art Now! Conference: Sight Lines & Time Frames will take place at the University of Houston Student Center South. LAN! will explore and celebrate the activities and practices of local and national Latino and Latin American visual artists and organizations throughout Houston. Now in its 6th edition, the Latino Art Now! Conference is recognized as the leading...
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...

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