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Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
“The Roca Brothers—Joan, Josep, and Jordi, owners of Catalonia's Celler de Can Roca, current holder of Restaurant Magazine's ‘Best Restaurant in the World’ honor—take a five-week tour across Turkey, diving into the rich, diverse culinary cultures of one of the world's major crossroads. Setting out to honor the influences on Turkish cuisine by developing a new menu using locally produced...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
Q&A with guests, followed by receptionSweeping up the top awards of 2016 at Turkey’s largest film festival in Antalya—winning best film, director, and script—this acclaimed feature debut concentrates on 12-year-old Ali (Selim Kaya), who recognizes injustice when he sees it. When his father is killed in a work accident, the farm blames the father. But Ali and his mother know...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
Our very own in-residence artist and fine art photographer Larry Parks shares with us his collection of photographs that follows the perforated line between simple, ambiguity and entendre.   Born in Austin, TX, and currently a resident artist at JoMar Visions, Studio 2, the artist says photography has always been a personal passion. "I find intrigue and...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Kivanç Sezer's self-assured debut tackles the dire fate of workers on a construction site, weighing the price of human life and dignity.Set against the frenzy of Istanbul’s urban residential building boom, workers constructing luxury apartments are not rewarded monetarily. Irregular wages and life-threatening working conditions make the job dangerous. Aging Ibrahim (Menderes Samancilar) labors to...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Opening + Free Market Square October 14, 2017 | 4-7pm Artist Talks October 14, 2017 | 3pm  Viewing Period October 14, 2017 – February 11, 2018 Gentrification is reshaping the social and physical landscape of Third Ward, threatening the future of this historic African American community. In the face of uncertainty, an unprecedented coalition of churches,...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Bayou City Art Festival will be held under the iconic Houston Downtown skyline, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The festival will spotlight more than 300 artists from 19 different disciplines and benefit local non-profits. As one of the top outdoor fine art festivals in the U.S., Bayou City Art Festival will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. Guests will...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
Ten Freedom Summers The first full production in the American South of Wadada Leo Smith’s major work on the American Civil Rights Movement  performed by Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet and RedKoral String Quartet with video images by Jesse Gilbert...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ambitious Adem (Berat Efe Parlar) is a young boy living with his family in Ula, Turkey, in the 1970s. With school finished, Adem wants to work on his summer vacation and ends up getting a job selling soda pop with a vendor (Cem Yilmaz) during Ramadan. Even though children are not allowed to fast during the holy holiday, Adem secretly takes on the practice while working on the job. Consequently,...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
#partylikearockstar and support RockStar Gallery! Friday the 13th - A Stephen King Inspired Art Show! Drinks from local breweries! Voting for your favorite themed piece gets you entered to win a door prize! If you RSVP on Eventbrite, you get a second chance at the door prize, just print your ticket, and bring it with you! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-stephen-king-inspired-art-show-tickets-...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Anya Tish Gallery is thrilled to present FREEZE!, a two-person exhibition featuring paintings and drawings by Shannon Cannings and soft sculptures by Corey Pickett. Through the lens of their own race and gender, both artists question the role of guns in our society in order to appeal for the re-evaluation of current gun legislation.   By looking past the veneer of consumerism,...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Industrious and reflective describe his latest creations and the artist himself, as Ron Ulicny makes his triumphant return to Houston with a new series of signature sculptures. The minimalist/surrealist works are both cerebral and amusing, as Ulicny uses carefully selected and masterfully manipulated material to portray the workings of his mind. His latest solo exhibition, Raison d’être,...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, October 12th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Art Night Houston (Nuit Blanche). So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Art Night Houston (Nuit Blanche) team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
The Center of Excellence for Visual and Performing Arts presentsEyes of the Storm: HCC's Visual Art Response to Hurricane HarveyReception:  Wednesday, October 11, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMIn The Gallery: October 11 - November 1HCC Central Gallery, 3517 Austin at HolmanHurricane Harvey evoked in every Houstonian a reaction, private yet shared, to the storm's devastation and to the inspiring response...
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
Film Festival Pricing General admission is $10. Museum members, students with ID, and seniors (65+) receive a $2 discount.During September 28–October 8, more than 100,000 film lovers in more than 250 cities across six continents gather to view and vote on the finalists in the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. Always a popular annual event at the Museum, you can read about the finalists in the...
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 1:30pm to Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Oct 8 - Nov 2, 2017Watercolor Art Society - Houston The Annual Members Exhibit is a month-long exhibit that highlights art from members of the Watercolor Art Society - Houston. Michael Reardon is the juror for the show. Reardon has been painting for 30 years. His watercolors have been exhibited nationally and internationally, and he is a signature member of both the National Watercolor...
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
METdance is starting its new season with an evening of free dance performances under the stars. The “Season Kickoff” concert is slated for 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Discovery Green Conservancy, located at 1500 McKinney. The nonprofit’s 22nd season, “Where the Heart Is,” will highlight both new and repertory works created by artists...
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
JENNIFER BARTLETT/ HEATHER BAUSE/ CHRISTOPHER CASCIO/ CATHERINE COLANGELO/ CHERYL DONEGAN/ JACOB EL HANANI/ RACHEL HECKER/ GABRIEL DE LA MORA/ TAMEKA NORRIS/ JAMES RADCLIFFE/ DREW SHIFLETT/ JAMES SIENA / MICHAEL TOSKOVICH/ CLAUDE VIALLAT/Taking its title from a song by the band LCD Soundsystem, “On Repeat” brings together works by 14 artists who utilize, in incredibly diverse...
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Nancy Parker Johnson was born in the shadows of east Houston, Texas in 1952.  The Parker family subsequently moved to the west side 4 years later to a revolutionary community named Sharpstown – one of the first master planned communities in the nation.  That vast frontier was literally on the edge of the world in the 50’s; wildlife associated with raw ranch land abound.  Nancy’s...
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
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