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Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:00am
During the dog days of summer, and as part of its 10th Annual Juried Art Show, Archway Gallery is partnering with Rescue Bank, a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, which collects and delivers donated pet food and supplies to the animal rescue community through its regional affiliates. Proceeds from the open-show, which welcomes artists from south and central Texas, will...
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
Post-film discussion with Brian Ellison and Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr. moderated by Amarie Gipson, Mellon Curatorial Fellow and Eszter Simor, Curatorial Fellow.In collaboration with Project Row Houses, the MFAH presents a lively and thought-provoking selection of short films.black enuf*Directed by Carrie Hawks (USA, 2017, 23 min.) Creatively weaving together family stories, interviews, and a...
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 7:30pm
When standup comedy and nerdy burlesque join forces… you get “KiKi Maroon’s Comic Strip”! You may have seen classic, bump n’ grind burlesque. But are you prepared to experience Pole Dancing Storm Troopers? Be seduced by Lord Voldemort? Cheer on Twerking Pokemon? Turn Adventure Time into sexy time? And watch Catwoman, Street Fighters, Master Shake, and all your favorites get the Vegas showgirl...
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Introduction by Ryan N. Dennis, Curator and Programs Director of Project Row HousesSpike Lee’s comic seventh feature, inspired by his own upbringing, is about a teacher (Alfre Woodard), her stubborn jazz musician husband (Delroy Lindo), and their five kids living in a close-knit Brooklyn neighborhood. Life’s inevitable challenges are lifted up by an exceptional soundtrack by Terence Blanchard,...
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tom Nussbaum: Recent ConstructionsOctavia Art Gallery | Houston                              July 14 – August 31, 2018 Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present Tom Nussbaum: Recent Constructions. Included in this exhibition are...
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Galveston Arts Center (GAC) presents three solo exhibitions opening July 14, 2018 6:00pm-9:00pm with artist talks beginning at 6:30pm. Timothy Harding's exhibition Unfurled includes works that explore the fluid relationship between pictorial space and the three-dimensional realm. Susannah Mira transforms the metal mesh of used air filters into an installation for the exhibition Lighter than Air....
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Stop by Asher Gallery to see what’s new this summer!  Shop for a fantastic selection of one-of-a-kind gifts, home décor, and jewelry while you enjoy wine and snacks!  As always, HCCC members save 10%.
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 13th, 2018 (Friday), 7:00PMFree Movie NightIce Mother (2017)Ice Mother (2017)Liked 100% by viewers on RottenTomatoes! One of the Czech Republic’s best directors is Bohdan Sláma, whose latest film, “Ice Mother/Bába z ledu” is now released in the U.S. The story, written by Sláma, is wry and telling of how age can make us invisible to others unless we make ourselves visible.Hana (Zuzana...
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Introduction by Dr. Alvia J. Wardlaw, MFAH Honorary Trustee and Director of the University Art Museum at Texas Southern UniversityBill Gunn, actor, screenwriter, novelist, and director, teamed with writer Ishmael Reed, who called Personal Problems a “meta-soap opera.” A true discovery, this ensemble piece—originally made to air on TV in 1980—explores black middle-class lives with candor and...
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Group Acorde is excited to welcome Jennifer Mabus as a guest teacher and choreographer to phase 1 of our project, Origins. Come take a contemporary class to live music with her and/or watch an excerpt of the work that she is creating on the company. The piece is a new collaboration between Jennifer, our guest visual artist Andre Amaral, and our artists. In addition to a performance, the showing...
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
This is your Lucky Friday 13th!Enjoy a COMPLIMENTARY Classical Concert at 6PM (duration: 45 minutes) and FREE Movie Night at 7PM (duration: 90 minutes) on July 13th.The Music for World Peace project started in 2016, presented by the Leopold Auer Society, which received USA Congressional Recognition in Sept.18, 2016.This year the Music for World Peace project, presents members of...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
On Thursday, July 12, the Chapel welcomes the Arab-Brazilian fusion group Arazeel to the Rothko Chapel plaza for a performance at 7:00 p.m. for a suggested donation of $10.00 per person. Rothko Chapel is located in the heart of the Montrose at 3900 Yupon at Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
PrintMatters Houston Exhibition Reception, 5:30 - 7:30 pm HCC West Loop Gallery
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, July 12th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support The Flamenco Poets Society. So enjoy a drink or two, meet The Flamenco Poets Society team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Mindful Moments for Parents and FamiliesEvery family member will benefit from a one-hour meditation session led by Dawn Mountain’s educator Simon Woodage at Mindful Moments for Parents and Families on Wednesday, July 11 at 12:00 p.m.. inside the Chapel. Woodage, a sought-after youth and family educator in Houston, will share simple tools to promote mindfulness and full attention in...
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
A Contemporary Showcase of pieces Houston Brass Quintet has recently premiered or recorded! Featured on the program is a work by Sy Brandon, "Wonderland". This 6 movement work themed on "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carrol will feature narration by actor Askari Mohammad.
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:00pm to Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Chaos and Cataracts is a theatrical, poetic, comedy and musically-inclined show. It is three acts performed by Brandalyn Gill, playing FIVE CHARACTERS IN THREE ACTS. Each act is a different aspect of her book "Life:  Short Stories and Poems".THE MAYOR HAS BEEN INVITED :) Each character is responsible for an aspect of the main characaters' life as well as a mirror image of the external...
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:00pm to Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Chaos and Cataracts is a theatrical, poetic, comedy and musically-inclined show. It is three acts performed by Brandalyn Gill, playing FIVE CHARACTERS IN THREE ACTS. Each act is a different aspect of her book "Life:  Short Stories and Poems". Each character is responsible for an aspect of the main characaters' life as well as a mirror image of the external environment we all deal with...
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 8:00pm
The second edition of Moonmist presents Cowlick, an exhibition featuring works by Shannon Crider, Corinne Spencer, Mores Mcwreath, Gracelee Lawrence, Anthony Iacono, Val Karuskevich, and Ariel Jackson. Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, July 7th from 8-11pm at 5926 Moonmist Drive in Houston. The show will be available to view by appointment through July 14th .
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Houston's longest running monthly outdoor fine arts event!Founded in 2004Entertainment:Texas Johnny Boy! 6:30- 8:30Anna's Gourmet GreekChocolate Wasted Ice Cream Co.Cover art by June artist Art by Laura SimoneauxFirst Saturday Arts Market is a monthly outdoor fine arts event featuring the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the Historic Houston Heights currently at 530 W. 19th St....

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