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Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Poetic Projections: Tales from TejasLa Chicana La Chicana Laundry Pictures Presentan A Trio of Texas tinged Short Films featuring selected Poems adapted for the screen. Register for a seat now. Pay-What-You-Choose at the door.’s Program featuresThis is how You Cook RiceBased on the Poem by Elisa Garza-...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Gray Contemporary is pleased to announce two solo exhibitions, in the Main Gallery Deborah Dancy: Un/Natural Occurrence and in the Second Gallery Austin Turley: Correspondence. Both exhibitions open Saturday, October 20 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, and will continue through November 24, 2018.Main GalleryDeborah Dancy: Un/Natural OccurrenceSlump, in geological terms,...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
See the latest original local art at the Houston Art Connective's "Connect with Art Saturday" open house event. We are a group of artists with studio spaces at 1502 Sawyer — the iconic Silos building — and invite you to visit our space. Browse a wide variety of original and exciting artworks in a range of different styles and media. It’s a great opportunity to “peek behind the curtain” and...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Bargello (yes we had to look that up too) and freeform quiltmaster Allison Burns of ABrooke Design. Allison will be showcasing her latest collaborative up-cycled creations under ABrooke Design For Magpies & Peacocks – Join us in our Co:Lab Marketplace for her artist talk at 1:30 pm and lets talk contemporary quilt jargon and hear how Allison created the BOMBtastic upcycled zero waste bomber...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Telemundo Houston invites you to have fun as a family at the East End Outdoor Festival. We will have the music of the winners of the GRAMMY Flaco Jimenez and Augie Meyers and The Glass, the Rock in Spanish band + many more music groups that you will enjoy to the fullest. Listen to them this October 20 at the East End Street Fest. Entry totally FREE!
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
An outdoor invitational exhibition comprised of ten established Houston artists, all available to visit with attendees to discuss their artistic philosophies and work. This inaugural event is being held on the grounds of Meek Studio & Gallery, 1903 Spring Street in the Washington Avenue Arts District. The event combines fine art, live music with the band Texas Johnny Boy, a selection of...
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Come out for a free outdoor market featuring the best in artisan goods, food, jewelry, candles, soap, and more. 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:30pm to Monday, October 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Music by Douglas MooreLibretto by John LatoucheA true story inspired this gloriously romantic panorama of the American West with no less than five arias for the title character, each one more beautiful than the last. The final scene, appropriately set on the stage of an opera house, has one of the most moving endings in all of opera. This beloved work has not been seen in Houston in over 20 years...
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
Join Writespace and Spider Road Press as we celebrate the release of Glimmerglass Girl, the debut poetry chapbook written by dedicated Writespace volunteer Holly Lyn Walrath. The collection’s publisher, Finishing Line Press, describes the work as a “unique visual collection of speculative poetry [that] addresses femininity, feminism, and the intersection of womanhood and nature."To...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join Moody Center for the Arts and Nameless Sounds for this performance by composer, performer, artist, and experimental music pioneer George Lewis. He will be joined onstage by an ensemble of ten musicians from The Shepherd School of Music and Nameless Sound.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Silverpoint is one of the oldest drawing methods, dating back to the early Renaissance. Some of the first examples of silverpoint drawings come from the 14th century when it was commonly used in manuscripts. Artists such as Leonardo DaVinci, Raphael, Rembrandt and Cennini often employed this method of drawing with metal to create highly archival works, many have lasted over 500 years. This 4-day...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
“Hearts, Hands & Heritage:  Quilting Together” opens Thursday, October 18, at the Community Artists’ Collective, 4101 San Jacinto, Suite 116, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition, in collaboration with the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning at Rice University, will showcase quilts made by members of the Jubilee Quilt Circle, Aldine Area Quilt Guild...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Description:Join Felipe Lopez for a special studio show including beautiful new multimedia video and sculptural work along with paintings and more.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Discover how CraftTexas 2018 artist Claire Drennan draws inspiration from both Houston’s East End and the natural world in her knitted works, as she demonstrates techniques using her knitting machine. Join CraftTexas 2018 artist Alex Goss for a presentation on his artwork, YouScrew, and learn how tools and machines are central to his art practice. Explore the...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Join CEC, the Houston GREEN Film Series, Rice Media Center, and additional partners on October 17, 2018, for “Wild About Houston, A Green Film Festival,” to showcase local short films telling environmental stories.The Houston Green Film Series was launched in 2010 by a coalition of non-profit, grassroots, environmental organizations. The purpose of this series is to bring awareness...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Join Magpies & Peacocks at LAUNCH on October 17, 2018 from 3-6pm for the in-store hatching of their first 'small batch' up-cycled product – the Cocoon dress. The Cocoon dress embodies the organization’s values – using sustainable reclaimed materials to create versatile, high quality, budget friendly, zero-waste, up-cycled products, to keep textiles out of landfill! Cocoon is constructed from...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:45pm
Join WiVLA for their monthly meeting featuring Calligrapher/Artist, Debbie Dutton.   WIVLA is a nurturing place for sharing and growth, where visual artists, writers and other creatives meet in an atmosphere of support and mutual respect.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
The School of Art presents a talk by Ian Lynam, principle designer at Lynam Design. The Tokyo-based studio operates at the intersection of graphic design, design education and design research.
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest follows a would-be writer’s reluctant return to his native village, spinning an extensive series of conversational encounters into a typically rich, wry, melancholic mood-piece. When university graduate Sinan (Aydin Dogu Demirkol) returns to his parents’ home in the small, coastal town of Çan, he hopes to raise enough money to publish a book of stories...


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