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Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:30pm
Houston, TX (August 30, 2018) – The Houston District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) announces a benefit recital featuring Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano, and Bethany Self, piano, to be held at First Congregational Church, 10840 Beinhorn Road, Houston, TX, 77024, on Sunday, October 14 at 2:30 pm with a reception following.  Admission is suggested at $25.00.   Ms....
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
Introduced by Mr. Akil Öktem, Consul General of Turkey, and Mr. Kim Hyung Gil, Consul General of the Republic of Korea In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman (Ismail Hacioglu) stumbles upon a half-frozen little girl. Süleyman risks his own life to save her by smuggling her onto his Army base where they form an inseparable bond. Not knowing her name and unable to...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:00pm to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 3:00pm
Theatre Special Event* The Actual DanceSaturday, Oct 13, 2018 | 8:00 PMSunday, Oct 14, 2018 | 3:00 PMWritten and Performed by Samuel A. SimonPresented in partnership with Congregation Beth Yeshurun Sisterhood and Houston Chapter of HadassahThe Actual Dance is a moving, insightful one-act play performed by its author, Sam Simon, as he tells the story of his wife’s successful battle with...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:30pm
Invited to attend: Writer/director Fikret ReyhanAn immigrant family deep in financial debt struggles to survive through traditional farming, but determined son Ibrahim (Ertugrul Aytaç Usun) dreams of a different future for himself. Ibrahim is surrounded not only by his family’s feudal circumstances but also the merciless system of the region. However, he finds that it is not so easy to turn...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! Showgirls! The Houston Burlesque Varie-TEASE show is taking a dark turn for our big Halloween show. Join us as we transform Warehouse Live into the haunted 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, October 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sculpture Month Houston is excited to announce this year’s exhibition, Peak Shift. the SITE Gallery exhibition will be a grand display, completely transformed into a new atmosphere with 14 artists’ works. This year, more of our artists have been asked to fill multiple silos, expanding the overall experience for our visitors. Sound will again be incorporated alongside video installation and...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Writer/director/star Yilmaz Erdoğan scores big with this boisterous epic spanning decades recounting the story of a small town mayor and his three beautiful daughters. Aziz Özay (Erdoğan) protects his children’s virtue and his leadership of the town with the same fervour, but he cannot stop the girls from growing up—nor can he control the tide of history, which moves across Turkey in the form of...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
"For what is an artist in this world but a servant, a lackey for the rich and powerful? Before we even begin to work, to feed this craving of ours, we must find a patron, a rich man of affairs, or a merchant, or a prince or... a Pope. We must bow, fawn, kiss hands to be able to do the things we must do or die. We are harlots always peddling beauty at the doorsteps of the mighty." Spoken by...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Zine Fest Houston for an evening of TERRIFYING ZINE JAMS AND SPOOKTACULAR SLAMS...and the official celebration of the winner of our inaugural spb Memorial Grant for Emerging Zinesters! This grant aims to support the artistic endeavors of Queer POC zinesters in Texas and Arkansas. We want to thank The Montrose Center for generously sponsoring this celebratory event!October 13th at the...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
In celebration of After Memphis: Crafted Postmodern, HCCC presents an opening day lecture by Cindi Strauss , Curator and Director of Decorative Arts, Craft and Design at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.Memphis, the critically acclaimed but financially unsuccessful design collective, was formed in 1981, in Milan, by the architect Ettore Sottsass and a group of internationally renowned...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, Oct 13, 20182:00 PM-3:30 PM Class  4:00 PM-5:00 PM Showing                   In collaboration with the Israeli Office of Cultural Affairs, Ido Tadmor, former Artistic Director of Israel’s Ballet and an internationally acclaimed dancer/choreographer will teach and practice, classic ballet...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Three siblings are called by their estranged father to urgently visit him in their home village. Cemal (Tolga Tekin) is an bitter astronaut in Germany, upset with the poor state of space exploration. Kenan (Bartu Küçükçağlayan) is a struggling actor whose career has dropped to the level of dubbing cat videos, and the youngest (Tuğçe Altuğ) wants to leave her husband. Upon the trio’s arrival...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Spend the afternoon wandering through Sawyer Yards' five studio buildings and discover an extensive selection of painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, clothing, mixed media and more. Meet some of the 300+ artists, learn about their work and add a new piece (or two!) to your collection. Second Saturday is a free event and open to the public, so bring your friends!PARTICIPATING SPACES: ...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Next: October 13th, 11-5 PMSurrounded by the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas, the market coincides with 2nd Saturday Open Studios, when artists from The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Winter, Spring, Summer and Silver Street Studios, open their studios to the public. The Washington Avenue Arts District hosts this eclectic Saturday market produced by Mitch Cohen of First Saturday...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Join the Art Colony Association as it celebrated 47 years of fine art and giving back. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will transform the streets of Downtown Houston into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. The weekend festival will provide guests with the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art under the iconic Houston skyline. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Featuring six U.S. artists—Courtney Banh, Dee Clements, Jenny Mulder, Jessica Ninci, Christin Ripley, and Erin Lynn Smith—the exhibition takes the form of a showroom, featuring objects ranging from marbled-fabric furniture and neon lighting fixtures to basket-woven rugs and ceramic vessels.Postmodernism arose in the late 1960s as a critical departure from the austerity and formalism of Modernist...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
The Rice University Theatre Program proudly presents She Kills Monsters, a dramatic comedy play by Qui Nguyen. This adventure into the world of fantasy role-playing games tells the story of Agnes Evans as she discovers the fantastical world within her deceased sister Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook. Filled with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, this action-packed tale...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
U.S. Premiere!Welcoming remarks: Akil Oktem, consul general of Turkey; and Marian Luntz, curator, film and videoInvited to attend: Filmmakers Su Baloglu and Merve Bozcu​This documentary explores the challenges faced by female filmmakers in Turkey today. In Her First, women established in the Turkish film industry discuss their careers and recount the steps they’ve taken in their...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00pm
DeJa Vu is an eclectic group of artists, mixing both established and upcoming in one space that highlights each individual talent. With this exhibition, the audience will be immersed in different conversations from the spectrum of talents. Exhibiting artists include (in alphabetical order):Adrian Landon BrooksCharlie HardwickDamir Zoric’Dandee Warhol (DeeJon)David GraeveJessica RiceMarjon F....
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
WITHIN THESE WALLS is a collection of new works commissioned by The Landing Theatre Company from local playwrights Brendan Bourque-Sheil and Esme Wu for a site-specific micro theatre project set in a working BnB in the Heights. Performances are presented for audiences of only 18 people at a time. Audiences sit on chairs, stools and cushions, while the play takes place around them.  The...

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