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Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cindy Lisica Gallery presents an intriguing trio of artists for a multi-dimensional exhibition alongside Sculpture Month Houston. Touchstones are benchmarks as objects and significant moments and memories. These three diverse and highly accomplished artists bring their material delights to the forefront in a thought-provoking and rhythmic display of shape, color and form. The extraordinary...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Portillo’s work is both sculpture and painting and simultaneously neither; it occupies a liminal space, which opens the discussion of the in-between.   Anya Tish Gallery is delighted to announce Close Encounters, an exhibition of new works by Eduardo Portillo.  Known for challenging the most fundamental component of painting - the canvas itself - Houston based Salvadorian...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:30pm
University of Houston - Dudley Recital HallThe A. I. Lack Master Series at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music annually presents distinguished classical performers and recognized pedagogues in a series of free masterclasses and recitals, which provide a wider educational experience for UH students and the Houston community. The endowment that supports the series...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Showtimes:October 9, 6:00pmOctober 10-13, 7:00pmOctober 13, 2:00pmLocation:Denney Theatre at the Montrose Campus4001 Stanford StreetHouston, TX  77006Chicago is the longest-running American musical in Broadway history! In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap… until he finds out he’s been duped and...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
The Moores School of Music presents a recital by Daria Rabotkina, assistant professor of piano at Texas State University.
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
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Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
The School of Art presents a talk by Caroline Jones, professor of art history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jones is the author of “The Global Work of Art: World’s Fairs, Biennials, and the Aesthetics of Experience” (2016), “Eyesight Alone: Clement Greenberg’s Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses” (2005) and “Machine in the Studio: Constructing...
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Introduced by Patricia P. Hubbard, patron of the arts and MFAH film committee memberIn this classic film noir directed by Otto Preminger, a detective (Dana Andrews) investigating the murder of Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) finds himself falling in love with her painted portrait. As he investigates and interviews the scoundrels, charlatans, and egomaniacs of New York society with whom Laura...
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Introduction to Flamenco WorkshopsOct 7-Nov 11 | 3:00 PM-4:00 PM  Back by popular demand, instructor Ana Maria Barcelo will teach a six-week Introduction to Flamenco Workshop October 7 through November 11 at 3:00 PM-4:00 PM.Students will learn basic movements of hands and arms (braceo), body alignment, compass, as well as the first combinations of footwork techniques (zapateo). In...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
METdancewill start its 23rdseason with an evening of extraordinary dance performances under the stars. The “Season Kickoff”is slated for 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Discovery Green®, 1500 McKinney. “This is a perfect way for the entire family to experience the excitement and joy of dance,”METdance artistic director Marlana Doyle said. “And it’s...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Even as borders are built and broken, music has the power to connect cultures. “Origin Stories” explores the mingling of cultures in a program featuring the premiere of Anthony Brandt’s “Songs from the Source: Nine African Folk Songs,” for soprano and ensemble. Musiqa travels to Cuba as Tania León retraces her Havana roots in “A la par,” and to the north, in Pierre Jalbert’s “...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Artist Statement:"I find my days are spent sifting through information and ideas. As I sift, I sort and assemble the interesting bits, the bits that contradict the familiar, the easy, the comfortable. These bits become seeds which I tend by seeking context through deliberate research. A viable seed will root, leading me along the path of hidden histories, arguing philosophers, and forgotten...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Please be our guest for the opening reception of Harlingen, Texas based artist Carla Hughes.Artist Statement:"I find my days are spent sifting through information and ideas. As I sift, I sort and assemble the interesting bits, the bits that contradict the familiar, the easy, the comfortable. These bits become seeds which I tend by seeking context through deliberate research. A viable...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
ROCO's Unchambered series opens on October 6 with Mind Games, featuring a new commission inviting the audience to "choose your own adventure". The Unchambered series, which features ROCO soloists or small ensembles in an intimate setting at MATCH, opens October 6 with “Mind Games.” Premiering a new commission by composer Richard Lavenda, ROCO trumpeter Joe Foley and percussionist Matt...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
ExhibitionOctober 6 – November 1, 2018Opening Reception DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2018TIME:  5 – 8 p.m. Artist Talk: 6:30 p.m.LOCATION:          Archway Gallery,2305 Dunlavy, Houston, Texas 77006Complimentary Valet Parking & Light Refreshments Houston, Texas (August 20, 2018) … Archway Gallery presents Deep Space Communication, ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Nearly 350 of Houston’s top local artists are giving Houstonians the unique opportunity to shop thousands of pieces of original works during the Sawyer Yards Fall Biannual Art Stroll on Sat., Oct. 6, 2018. Organized and hosted by one of the nation’s largest working creative communities, visitors are invited to explore the campus’ six studio buildings including Sabine Street Studios, Silver Street...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 3:00pm to Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Come on out to Houston’s only open access studio and watch us blow glass.  We offer free narrated demos on the 1st Saturday of every month (except August).  Be sure to check our website before heading out, they typically start at 3 pm.  These are a great opportunity see glass makers in action and check us out for your glass blowing experiences, workshops, classes, or events. ...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
In the wake of Princess Diana’s death, the very private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren) and the royal family remain stoic behind castle walls. As a heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with the queen’s absence, Britain’s new and increasingly popular prime minister, Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), battles to convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its...

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