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Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 11:00am
Join VAA for an engaging live interview with JooYoung Choi as we continue our "In Conversation with the Artist" series. Catherine Anspon of PaperCity Magazine will lead the conversation about Choi's history, her inspiration, recent exhibitions, and upcoming work. From the artist's site: "Through painting, video, sculpture, animation, music, and installation art multidisciplinary world...
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
The sale will feature a wide variety of cups and mugs made by celebrated ceramic artists from around the country.In addition to saving 10% on their purchase, HCCC Members are invited to get first dibs on their favorite cups at the Members’ Preview on Friday night. Not a member? Click here to join!More than 100 artists have made cups for the event, including Nicole Aquillano,...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 8:00pm
Nameless Sound presents the regional premiere of Ran Blake Film Noir, featuring the renowned pianist performing original scores and improvisations to excerpts of classic film noir.“Blake has a singular ability to make a single note speak volumes about the human condition, and to turn silence into a withering cry.” – Bill Shoemaker, Jazz TimesDeeply introspective, often starkly expressed...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
In the summer of 1985, Vaclav Havel decided to go on a roadtrip - to visit friends, and also to test the extent of his civil liberties as a citizen of communist Czechoslovakia. The results were Kafkaesque in their absurdity: over the course of nine days, Havel was arrested twice, charged with "incitement to disturb the peace," and held in jail for a total of four days. All of his hosts had their...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
While recovering in 1911 Venice, a sickly composer (Dirk Bogarde) becomes dangerously fixated on a teenage boy (Björn Andrésen). Loosely based on Thomas Mann’s novella and featuring a soundtrack filled with music by Gustav Mahler, the film is a piercing meditation on mortality, sexuality, beauty, and the longing for youth.Filmmaker Luchino Visconti explains, “I tell these stories about self-...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
Opening reception: Friday, January 11, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. with artist and curator remarks at 6:30 p.m.Exhibition on view through March 16, 2019Since the early 1990s, the Los Angeles-based artist Rebecca Morris has explored the vast visual language of abstract painting. Inventing an extensive array of original forms, compositional rules and improvisational associations, Morris creates highly...
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
Artist Reception: Friday, January 11, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Anya Tish Gallery is pleased to announce Passage through the Frozen Dusk, a solo exhibition featuring recent installation work by Romanian, Houston-based artist Adela Andea. The artist will light up the space to create a multi- sensory encounter for her fifth exhibition with the gallery.  In search of extreme, contradictory...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 8:00pm to Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Group Acorde's full-evening production of Origins presents original works reflecting collaborations between contemporary dance choreography, live jazz music, and visual art. Origins brings together artists from different roots, backgrounds, communities and art mediums into a space where the origin of the work is the same: a willingness for each voice to be heard and the possibilities that...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:00pm
Telling stories has been a part of the human experience for as long as there have been humans, but the experience of formalizing those stories into a work of written fiction can be a daunting process. In this workshop, we’ll examine the basics of good fiction: plot, character, dialogue, and setting. We’ll read and discuss both classic and contemporary short stories, taking them apart to see how...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
"WHAT WORKS?" WORKSHOP (in Spanish)Want to learn more about What Works for artists to create sustainable careers? Martes 8 de enero de 2019 / 6:30 - 8:00pm*@ Talento Bilingue de Houston333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003 GRATIS y abierto a artistas de todas las disciplinas (requiere inscripción)Únase a Fresh Arts y GONZO247 para un taller gratuito y una introducción al programa de...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:00pm
Writing and revising a short story can often seem like an arduous task, like building a bridge all alone. But the work gets easier if you have a good team—a group of people you trust, who give good advice, who have lessons to teach whether they know it or not. So, with that in mind, please join me for a no frills, absolutely practical short story workshop. The goal is simply this: for you to...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 5:30pm
"WHAT WORKS?" WORKSHOPWant to learn more about What Works for artists to create sustainable careers? Tuesday, January 8, 2019@ Talento Bilingue de Houston333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003 Session 1:  5:00 - 6:30pmSession 2:  6:30 - 8:00pm**Session 2 will be hosted predominantly in Spanish!FREE and open to artists of all disciplines (Registration required)Join Fresh Arts...
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 2:00pm
Winner of six Oscars, this gripping drama concentrates on the last seven years of Sir Thomas More’s (Paul Scofield) life. The struggle between the chancellor and King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) hinges on Henry's determination to break with Rome so he can divorce his current wife and wed again. Catholic More resigns because of his inability to go along with such heresy, and hopes to live out his...
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Includes 15-minute admission.Luchino Visconti’s film about Bavaria’s King Ludwig II is an opulent, complex study of romantic ambition in the era of 19th-century decadence.Helmut Berger plays the title role as a loner tormented by unrequited love for his cousin (Romy Schneider), an obsession with the music of Richard Wagner, and excessive state-funded expenditures. Visconti’s lavishly composed...
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Learn how to translate a 2D idea into 3D, and practice your color-theory skills as you select complementary colors for your project. Experiment with repetition and multiplies as you arrange your paper pods into a composition, and discover how you can combine pods as a family unit to create a more complicated object.Note: Please allow 25 minutes to complete this activity. The activity will take...
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Set during Italy’s struggle for unification, the operatic melodrama Senso stars Alida Valli (The Third Man) as a 19th-century Venetian noblewoman torn between loyalty to her country and a dissolute Austrian officer (Farley Granger).Luchino Visconti luxuriates in the aristocratic period trappings—a Technicolor feast of sumptuous gold, lavender, scarlet, and emerald jewel tones—while...
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Artist statement about the exhibition: "The main theme of the work is the dichotomy between the backgrounds which are mainly Currier and Ives prints, meant to appeal to the broadest swath of the American public, and the figures in the foreground, culled from mostly very taboo 60's under the counter pornography magazines or...
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Who will win? Local film critics come together for the 12th annual Houston Film Critics Society Awards to celebrate the best films of the past year. Find out the selections for the top cinematic achievements, chosen by professional movie reviewers and spotlighting the most-acclaimed films of 2018.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 2.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545} Begin the New Year with a sense of “Renewal” with a crystal bowl meditation led by Dana Shamas of Bayou Bliss Yoga, January 1, 12:00 p.m. Rothko Chapel is located at 1409 Sul Ross at Yupon, Houston, 77006. The Twelve Moments series is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $10.00.
Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Josh and Marie Present: Party with a Purpose! Featuring Tyler Barber with supporting acts Doyle & the Lazarus Road and SEXXES. All proceeds go to Houston based non-profit Kids Meals kidsmealsinc.org Lets party hard to help feed these babies! 12/30/18 White Oak Music Hall Upstairs. Doors at 7. $10. Sponsored by White Oak Music Hall. Tix link: https://wl.seetickets....

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