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Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 9:00pm to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 11:00pm
Writer/performer Traci Lavois Thiebaud and composer Anthony Barilla have teamed up with a band of seasoned musicians to create a miniature rock opera based on Cyndi Lauper’s 1983 performance at the MTV New Year’s Eve Ball. Traci and Tony’s Unusual New Year’s Eve is equal parts rock concert, theatrical happening, and New Year’s Eve Party. Seven nights only at Rec Room: dancing shoes recommended....
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
One of the most visually acclaimed films of the year, Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully oil-painted feature film. It details the complicated life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). More than six years in the making with the help of 125 artists, this brilliant animated feature is composed of 65,000 painted frames. Drawn from meticulous research and inspired by...
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, December 21st, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Print Matters. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Print Matters team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy, raise a...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 9:00am to Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
Exhibition OverviewOrganized by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), CraftTexas 2018 is the tenth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the finest in Texas-made contemporary craft.  In the fall of 2018, this encompassing exhibition will feature artists from across the state who work in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, and found/recycled materials.The exhibition...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Trumpeter and composer Leslie Drayton will kickoff the holiday season with a special Evening of Jazz that includes his original compositions, jazz standards, and a few holiday favorites.  The ensemble will include some of Mr. Drayton's new friends that range from percussionist extraordinaire Marcus Alexander, teenage phenom Tyler Henderson on keyboards, flute...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Gouache Painting WorkshopCelebrate the holiday season with Lawndale on Sunday, December 17th from 1 - 3 PM! Come create a holiday card with gouache paints inspired by Francesca Fuchs, creator of our 2017/2018 Mural Project currently on view. This workshop is $5 for Lawndale members and $10 for non-members. Space is limited (20). All ages welcome!
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Come and see the world through the eyes of Vena! Her recent trip to visit some friends in Luxembourg, doubled as a working holiday, as she traveled across Europe capturing as many photographs as she could in the time she had there! "a plane, a train, a bus, and a boat..." Vena really wanted to see Italy! Her city of choice was Venice! Instead of traveling straight from Luxembourg to...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Life, like colors, has different shades. From the lightest to the darkest, these shades symbolize our paths that we encounter during our time on Earth, filled with learning experiences and full of emotions. Life is also a celebration of those different shades that we can all transcribe on our ultimate canvas of life—using all the endless variation of color to make it a masterpiece. We...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Mystic Lyon is excited to present Winter Collection, a Pop Up Art Shop featuring works by Fifth Ward artists and their friends. Prices start at $3 for handmade cards and most paintings are priced between $10 and $200. Patrick Turk's art will also be on view in the window installation space. The art shop will be open one-day-only—Saturday, December 16 from 1-5pm.ABOUT MYSTIC LYONMystic Lyon is an...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Austin artist Karla Hoover comes to Houston! She uses traditional metalsmithing techniques, such as piercing, hammering, soldering, wire wrapping, bezel setting, riveting, etc, to create one-of-a-kind art jewelry pieces for the bold-at-heart.  MORE
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Join in the last day for holiday shopping at Houston Studio Glass, the city's longest running owner-operated glassblowing studio. For details.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:30pm
Singer songwriter Teresa Kolo is returning to her home state from Seattle for a concert of original songs at one of her absolute-favorite Houston venues, Anderson Fair, 2007 Grant Street, Houston, Texas 77006.   Kolo is a performing songwriter who embraces art with wit and optimism – and a strong dose of honesty. She...
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Austin artist/jeweler Karla Hoover comes to Houston! She uses traditional metalsmithing techniques, such as piercing, hammering, soldering, wire wrapping, bezel setting, riveting, etc, to create one-of-a-kind art jewelry pieces for the bold-at-heart.Events:Champagne & Chocolates Preview: FRIDAY 5-7pmMeet "Tis the Season" Gallery Artists SATURDAY 12-5pm
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, December 14th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Friendswood Fine Arts. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Friendswood Fine Arts team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Conversation with Lynn Randolph and Jeffrey J. KripalWednesday, December 13, 20177 PMJoin Lawndale and frequent collaborators, Lynn Randolph and Jeffrey J. Kripal, J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University, in conversation about art, religion, and the spiritual in contemporary society. Cocktails will begin at 6 PM, with the conversation beginning...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Configure"WHAT WORKS?" WORKSHOPWant to learn more about What Works for artists to create sustainable careers? Wednesday, December 13, 2017  // 6:00-7:30pm@ The Silos on Sawyer, Studio 2321502 Sawyer Street, Houston, TX 77007 (MAP)FREE and open to artists of all disciplines (registration required)Join Fresh Arts and  Artist INC facilitator Outspoken Bean for a...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
Artist, writer and scuba diver Janavi M. Folmsbee uses her art prints and fabrics to tell a story about marine conservation. Folmsbee is currently collaborating with stylist and creative guru Tina Zulu on a special project – Kimono Zulu, a fashion brand exploring the rich history of traditional Japanese attire.The resulting work will be on display during the “12 x 3...
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Collaged Collections WorkshopSunday, December 10, 20171 -3 PMO'Quinn Gallery$5 - Lawndale Members $10 - Non-Members Join Lawndale Sunday, December 10 from 1 - 3 for our Collaged Collections Workshop inspired wit Layla Luna's I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead on view in Cavnar Gallery until Sunday, January 7, 2018. In this workshop, participants will use...
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Collaged Collections WorkshopSunday, December 10, 20171 - 3 PMO’Quinn Gallery$10 non-Members$5 Lawndale MembersJoin Lawndale Sunday, December 17 from 1 - 3 for our Collaged Collections Workshop inspired by Layla Luna’s I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead, on view in Cavnar Gallery until Sunday, January 7, 2018. In this workshop, participants will use various collectible items such as shells,...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Showgirls! Live Music! Looking for a new way to celebrate the season? KiKi Maroon’s Burly Q Lounge is back with a very special HO HO HO-liday Varie-TEASE show! Classy and sexy, dirty and funny; this prohibition era, vaudevillian variety show will transport you to the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! Tickets for this sizzling show are only $...

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