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Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Women in the Visual & Literary Arts (WIVLA) Upcoming Event:Use of Poetic Techniques to Make Your Prose Sparkle
Presented by Houston poet and winner of the Texas PEN Literary Award, Sarah Cortez
WHEN: April 28, 2018
, 9:30am - 12:30pm
WHERE: Central Market
3815 Westheimer Rd.
COST: Members: $45 / Non-Members: $60 (This event is for women only)This hands-on workshop will engage both poets...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:00pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
When Salvador and a colleague give alternate accounts of events to police investigating an abandoned car outside the construction site where they both work, Salvador unwillingly becomes enmeshed in a cover-up that prevents him from accompanying his wife as she goes into labor.Part noir, part social commentary, Diego Ros’s debut explores the culture of silence to which many Mexicans adhere. The...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Experience what the New York Times has deemed, “Positively dazzling…” an iconic evening of astounding world fusion music. This one night only musical extravaganza, The Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival - Bollywood and Beyond features world-renowned violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam and award winning singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam with guest appearances by Grammy Award winning...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Invited guest: director Samir OliverosCornelius and his sister Rita are sent by their father to pick up guests who are staying in their family’s hotel. When they accidentally hit and kill a goat that is crossing the road, the siblings are forced to work together to repair their father’s truck. Set in the island of Providencia, filmmaker Samir Oliveros’s debut captures the texture of the...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Essential oils are used in everything from candles, perfume and cologne, bath salts, lip balm, and so much more. Once you know the basics of mixing essential oils, you can let your senses run free and make whatever your heart and nose desire. Everyone will get the chance to make a solid perfume or cologne blend, a roller perfume or cologne blend, and an aromatherapy spray. Pop Shop...
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Constanza Novick’s penetrating and refreshing first feature thoughtfully contemplates the intricate nature of human relationships with a wry, comedic, and profoundly feminine gaze.Romina and Florencia, both 11 years old, spend all their time together, sharing dance routines, a love for gymnast Nadia Comănici, and their first crush. By their early 20s, their paths have greatly diverged, with...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
Invited guest: director José María CabralJosé María Cabral’s latest feature offers a realistic glimpse into the harshness of life in jail while maintaining moments of levity and hope. From the windows of a Dominican prison, male prisoners communicate with neighboring female inmates through an invented sign language called “woodpeckering.” Male prisoner Julián is charged with sending messages to...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Invited guest: director Laura Mora OrtegaOutside her Medellín home, 22-year-old Paula’s professor father is gunned down by a young assassin who Paula clearly sees. Out with friends at a nightclub, Paula is shocked to see her father’s killer across the dance floor. Paula learns his name, Jesús, and approaches him in hopes of seeking vengeance. Instead, an unlikely friendship develops between the...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday–Sunday, April 26–29, 2018You won’t want to miss the 13th edition of Latin Wave at the MFAH, where the hottest new films from Latin America are featured along with opportunities to meet film-industry professionals! This year’s festival includes Colombia’s revenge drama Killing Jesús and comedy-drama Bad Lucky Goat; Cuba’s drama Sergio and Sergei; Mexico’s thriller The Night...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, April 26th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support La Speranza. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the La Speranza team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy, raise a glass (or...
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Inprint closes out the 2017/2018 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, in honor of National Poetry Month, with celebrated poets Rigoberto González and Kevin Prufer. Both authors will read from their work, followed by an on-stage interview conducted by University of Houston faculty member Roberto Tejada. The evening will conclude with a book sale and signing, at which audience...
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
A dream convinces 77-year-old Daya that his death is approaching. The aging father decides he wants to go to the holy city of Varanasi, India—the location of the Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation), a guesthouse devoted to people who want to die there. Daya’s dutiful son, Rajiv, is left with no choice but to drop everything and make the journey with his stubborn father.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Inprint invites you to enjoy an afternoon with celebrated middle-grade author Kwame Alexander. Mr. Alexander will make a presentation about his new novel Rebound, a follow up to his Newbery Medal-winning The Crossover. Music by Randy Preston will accompany the presentation. After the presentation, he will take questions from the audience, followed by a book...
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Cassidy Optical hosts a pet portrait art show by local artist, Robin K. Meet the artist, shop for new glasses & support Lone Star Boxer Rescue. Robin K's collection will showcase her client's original paintings. Ten % of all sales will benefit Lone Star Boxer Rescue. Enjoy the sights, lite bites and drinks! See more of Robin K's work at https://www.robink.art.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
Mature Audiences OnlyA timely drama infused with song and dance numbers, Lipstick Under My Burkha follows the lives of four women in Bhopal, India. Each searches for independence and freedom, ultimately finding support in sisterhood.“Lipstick caused a stir due to its incessant battle with India’s regressive censor board, but was finally greenlit (with 27 major cuts), which...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! Showgirls! The Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show, unlike any other.  Join us as we transform Warehouse Live Houston into the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! We bring you hours of sexy comedy featuring local and touring burlesque beauties, standup comics, musicians, showgirls, games, circus tricks, and so much...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
  Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents three exhibitions opening Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM with artist talks beginning at 6:30. In the first-floor gallery, the exhibition Stratiforms features work that examines layers in the natural environment through photography, sculpture, and painting by Robin Dru Germany, Jason Makepeace, and Page Piland. In the second-floor...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Join artists from all over Houston at our 12×12 Art Show where all the art is, you guessed, 12″ x 12″!Houston is known for having the largest Art Car Parade in the world, but the fun does not have to stop after the parade this year, because, during the 12x12 show, ROCKSTAR Gallery is having a parade of its own… a toy art car parade! There will be local craft beer, food trucks, and...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00pm
This will be the first presentation of Keliy Anderson-Staley’s temporary sculptural structure, Shelter in Place. The simple structure, sheathed in original tintype portraits of hundreds of Houstonians, will be installed in an outdoor space under the train shed at the Silos. Each tintype plate is a powerful portrait of an individual and the entire piece a portrait of the broader community...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 11:00am to Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Now in its sixth edition, the Willow Waterhole 2018 MusicFest is a two-day event happening at the spectacular and naturally beautiful 290-acre Willow Waterhole Greenway in SW Houston on April 21-22, 2018. The festival features 20 hours of FREE diverse music, provided by 16 Professional Bands and 11 Student-School Bands including an incredible lineup of jazz, blues, and rock bands; food trucks...

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