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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
FREE for teens with school ID! • Introduction and talk-back moderated by hang@mfah, the Museum’s teen leadership group• Special guest: director/producer/editor Sandra AdairThis deeply personal portrait of Austin-based collage artist Lance Letscher unfolds through his profound insights on creativity, the subconscious, and spirituality. The Secret Life of Lance Letscher features...
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 9:00pm
For immediate release: 9 February 2018 …NEWS …NEWS …NEWS …NEWS! For more info: ~ Kelly Mann, Entry Director (713) 965-9955 entry@worldfest.org             51st WORLDFEST-HOUSTON MOVES TO A NEW CITY!”The 51st Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival is moving into an exciting new World-Class venue for its 2018 event!For the 51st International...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houston has a chance to rebuild, to become a more equitable city.Artist Molly Gochman wants to help inspire forward momentum – and is hosting a panel discussion on the subject from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the Deborah Colton Gallery, 2445 North Blvd., in Houston.  Panel members include the Texas Organizing Project’s Ginny Goldman and...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
LCD Gallery is proud to present "3 Explorations in Luminosity", an exhibit with newly curated, contemporary encaustic paintings by artists: Pamela Beverly-Quigley, Danny Setjo, and Doug Smith. Drawing, painting and photography converge in contemporary abstract paintings, resulting in luminous colors and textures.Explorations in Luminosity is a group exhibition of encaustic artworks by artists...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:45pm to Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
BABYLON: We the People deals with socio-political issues that affect society today, and it is essentially these issues being addressed from the youth's point of view; as to why things like the student walkout (which occurs the day after our show) will be addressed and directly tie into the walkout itself.  A big canvas banner made for the walkout will be on display for the rest of...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Please join HCCC and Aurora Picture Show for a special screening of short films and GIFs featuring neon.At the beginning of the evening, visitors are invited to explore the current exhibition, Light Charmer: Neon and Plasma in Action, which inspired this special event. Then, around 8:00 PM, we will kick things off in the Craft Garden by projecting a selection of GIFs created at the...
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
Introduced by Sarah Rothenberg, artistic and general director, Da CameraSet during World War II and based on the novel by Joseph Kessel, Army of Shadows follows Philippe (Lino Ventura), who is aided by Resistance compatriots—including mistress of disguise Mathilde (Simone Signoret). He goes underground in the face of the German Occupation but finds that the price of heroism can be truly...
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Join me in the celebration of my first Children's Book Launch & bring the little ones!!I am a Houston based Artist and illustrator, my studio , (a 1940's old house that was abandon and I am reviving)is located in the historic ward, very close to the new Emancipation Park.I work abstract art & illustration for children, and my new book has just release.For this special occasion...
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
“Expressions Un/Spoken,” the short-film program for Houston’s 2018 FotoFest Biennial INDIA, features representations of love, gender, and sexuality, made over a 40-year period. With distinctive voices, and in a variety of genres, the four films reflect the restrictions or freedom offered by their context and production environment—such as state documentary, independent film, and...
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
The 2018 BFA Candidates from The University of Houston's Photography and Digital Media Program are proud and excited to announce the upcoming opening of their collective senior thesis exhibition. Interwoven Spaces, in conjunction with Rudolph Blume Fine Art/ Artscan gallery, is a participating space in the 2018 FotoFest Biennial.The show will be open through April 28th with a closing reception...
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Race Cards takes place in a room containing 1,000 questions about race, written by artist Selina Thompson. You’re invited to answer one of them.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)Installation
Tue 4/10/18–Sun 4/15/18
1pm-7pm
MATCH
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002Performance (ticketed)
Sat 4/14/18
3pm-7pm (come + go)
MATCH Box 1
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002NOTES
The installation of Race Cards is limited...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
Bronx GothicAn intimate film portrait of writer, performer, and Mitchell Center + Project Row Houses Artist in Residence, Okwui Okpokwasili, and her acclaimed one-woman show, Bronx Gothic.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)Ticketed screening:Fri 4/13/188pmEmancipation Park3108 Emancipation AvenueHouston,TX 77004ABOUT THE PROJECTFilm Screening / 90 MinutesAn intimate film portrait of writer, performer, and...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00pm
Elia ArcePatronas y ConductasA play on Spanish words “patrones y conductas,” literally translating to “patterns and behaviors,” but in the feminine form, Patronas y Conductas, addresses the norms imposed by employers in work settings.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)Ticketed performances:Fri 4/13/18–Sat 4/14/188pmTransart Foundation for Art and Anthropology1412 W. Alabama StreetHouston, TX 77006ABOUT THE...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
Musiqa presents the Houston premiere of Voices from the Killing Jar by Pulitzer Prize finalist, composer/performer Kate Soper. Part monodrama, part song-cycle, part opera, Voices from the Killing Jar crosses a volatile musical landscape populated by a series of female protagonists, among them housewives, teenagers, and mothers and daughters; innocents and tragic heroines; and...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
The spectacle of seeing movies in rural India has long been made possibile by showmen who drive cinema trucks to villages. Temporary tents are erected, and films are screened on 35mm. Celebrating that tradition, The Cinema Travellers follows a team of dedicated technicians who traverse Maharashtra. In each town, their arrival is greeted by boisterous crowds, lured by “movies to touch your...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
Karina Aguilera SkvirskyKinswomanExploring cultural transformations through art, Skvirsky creates work around the concepts of racial genealogy and family traditions. Existing at the intersection of history and collective memory, Kinswoman delves into stories of migration and transitory existence from a distinctly female perspective.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)ScreeningsTue 4/10/18–Sun 4/15/18Screenings...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Center Aisle BluesResponding directly to the people and objects around her, Gutierrez crafts a traveling performance to challenge concepts of performance and place.DATE / TIME / SITE(S)Ticketed performances: Thu 4/12/18 at 6pmFri 4/13/18 at 9pmSat 4/14/18 at 10am + 5pmSun 4/15/18 at 12pm + 3pmFiesta Mart4200 San Jacinto StreetHouston, TX 77004NOTESCenter Aisle Blues is a traveling...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, April 12th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5pm-8pm happy hour will go to support Magpies & Peacocks. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Magpies & Peacocks team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't be shy,...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:00am
The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce will host Vietnam War veteran, Houston doctor and author Samuel Axelrad, M.D. for its monthly breakfast connection.  Dr. Samuel Axelrad is a Houston author, retired urologist and Vietnam War veteran who recently published a memoir titled Peaceful Bones. Dr. Axelrad’s memoir illustrates his time in Vietnam as an army surgeon during the...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Curated by Harrison Guy + Pia AgrawalTen Tiny Dances®Ten choreographers create ten short dances in one very large space, but for one very small stage: a raised cube with a 4′ x 4′ playing space. During the 2018 CounterCurrent festival, the fourth annual Ten Tiny Dances will focus on themes of “color” to be interpreted by audience and artists alike. Audiences are asked to attend in all-white to...

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