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Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 1:00am to Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 1:00am
DiverseWorks is thrilled to debut the world premiere of Heaven, an extraordinary collaboration between Minneapolis-based choreographer Morgan Thorson, the band, LOW (Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker), lighting designer Lenore Doxsee and visual and costume designer Emmet Ramstad. Thorson researched all manners of ecstatic transformation in religious forms, rituals and methodologies. Heaven works to...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 1:00am to Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 1:00am
The Beaullieu sisters are back with a new multi-media production based on their shared memories of home in 1950s Louisiana. Chapter Two is the second show in their Memoirs of the Sistahood series of collaborative works with choreography by Becky Beaullieu Valls of Houston, sculpture by Babette Beaullieu of New Orleans, and film by Deborah Schildt of Anchorage. Through choreography, film, and...
Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 12:30am to 2:15am
Friday, October 16, 7:30 pm Free Alison Luedecke, ** organ  Brass Ensemble  Works by D.A.White, Phillips, J.K. Hirten, J.S. Bach, Sanders, Bennett Organ Recital Hall
Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 12:30am to Monday, October 19, 2009 - 3:00am
Award-winning playwright John Guare references Lou Reed’s song ‘Take a Walk On The Wild Side’ in this drama of dangerous weirdness. Innocent small-town folk move to New York City in the 1970’s and quickly find that murder, crime, and porn are the standard of life.October 16 and 17 at 7:30 pm October 18 at 2:00 pmStudio 208 FREE ADMISSION, LIMITED SEATINGhttp://www.theatredance.uh.edu/...
Friday, October 16, 2009 - 1:00am to 3:00am
Fotofest, in collaboration with Spacetaker and Domy Bookstore, are hosting karaoke with a twist, so warm up la voce and join the party on the back patio of Domy.  Belt out your favorite tunes, and the team will record and post your musical tribute to Myspace for the world to see.  And you thought MySpace was dead! Not brave enough to get on stage? Be a groupie and come watch.
Friday, October 16, 2009 - 1:00am to Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 1:00am
A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Ballets Russes. Under Sergei Diaghilev, this revolutionary Parisian company drew upon the genius of leading composers, artists, choreographers, and dancers to produce groundbreaking productions that redefined classical dance. In this tradition, Walsh offers his 21st century take on classics from that era. Le Spectre de la RoseWalsh's beautiful...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 11:30pm to Friday, October 16, 2009 - 1:00am
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) invites you to a Resource Seminar for Artists at Spacetaker. The seminar will cover NYFA's programs and services relevant to Houston-based filmmakers and artists across disciplines. Attendees will also receive helpful tips for applying to grants, residencies and other opportunities. Register Here: http://nyfainhouston.eventbrite.com/ The New...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 10:00pm to Friday, October 16, 2009 - 3:00am
Celebrate our local art scene each Thursday with Spacetaker and Boheme!  Join us at Boheme from 5-10PM, when a portion of the proceeds benefits a new local non profit arts organization each week!   This week learn more about Aurora Picture Show.  Celebrate the Aurora Video Label DVD and view selections from Cinemad: Almanac 2009. The fourth DVD in our label celebrates its namesake...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 4:00pm to Friday, October 16, 2009 - 3:00am
Oct. 15, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Presented by Miller Outdoor Theatre   A long cherished American art form sizzles with contemporary electricity in New York Stage Originals' musical.  The energetic “Tap Kids” has played in more than 30 states in the U.S., as well as toured internationally in Mexico and Holland. There’s something for everyone onstage at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann...
Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Sharing Nature Workshop – One Day Workshop   Thursday, Oct. 15 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Based on the philosophy and activities from Joseph Cornell’s popular and highly-acclaimed “Sharing Nature” book series, this workshop will include nature activities that focus on attention and observation, demonstrate ecological concepts, teach animal characteristics and habits and explain the...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm
October 14th at 4pm at Duncan College Master’s House: Department of English Faculty Reading with poet Joseph Campana and this year’s Parks Fellow, novelist Coert Voerhees. Sponsored by the Department of English, Fondren Library’s Cherry Lecture Series, and the Houston Arts Alliance.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 1:00am
Culture Collision IV the people. the art. the music. the scene Tuesday, October 13, 20096-8 pm Bayou Bend Collection & Gardens1 Westcott at Memorial Hosted by Houston Young People for the Arts Co-Chairs Cynthia Conner + Carey Kirkpatrick Performances by Young Audiences Houston artistsJawad (guitarist)Paragon Brass QuintetKuumba House (African drums, music and dance)...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 10:30pm to Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Marketing expert Patricia Martin (pictured) will unveil the Houston Creative Economy Study  at space125gallery. The project is co-sponsored by the Houston Arts Alliance and UH Mitchell Center for the Arts, with additional support from the Greater Houston Partnership.The Houston Creative Economy Study is a follow-up to RENGEN, a study Martin conducted in 2008 after spending 10 months...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 4:00pm
Join Second Generation Dance Company as they explore the ancient myths of deepest Africa in their production of African Folklore and Fairytales. Visit with Anansi and the turtle, gaze upon the Flying Africans, find out what lessons tortoise taught eagle, find out why the cheetah's cheeks are stained. Also, the story of strong African women from ancient times to the present day reflected through...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Please join Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Arts Alliance to hear keynote speaker Bob Hudgins, Texas Film Commission Director at the Business of the Arts Luncheon 2009, Focus on Film: A Partnership of Business and the Arts in Houston. Prior to joining the Texas Film Commission in December 2005, Mr. Hudgins' projects included Road to Perdition, Spiderman 2, Batman Begins and the first...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 3:00am to 4:30am
Channel 8Take John Williams' Academy Award winning score, performed by a live symphony orchestra and chorus, with specially edited footage from all six Star Wars films, then put yourself in the best seat in the house and you have STAR WARS IN CONCERT!HoustonPBS presents a behind-the-scenes look at this multi-media concert event - Tonight!Star Wars In Concert  at 10 & 10:30pmTune-in to...
Monday, October 12, 2009 - 12:30am
In celebration of the Day of the Hispanic World, the Institute of Hispanic Culture presents a professional theatrical production of Hispanic folkloric music and dance. The main act features Paco Pena Flamenco Ensemble direct from Spain! Presented by the Institute of Hispanic Culture.                   ...
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 10:00pm
Directed by Mike Akel USA, 2006Color 85 Minutes Show Times: Sun., Oct. 11 5:00 PM  An award-winning "mockumentary" about the high-school experience, told from the educator´s point of view. This film is part of the Texas Indie Sundays film series. Educator, filmmaker and newlywed Mike Akel recently moved from Austin to Houston. He has a new feature in development with...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 9:00pm to Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 1:00am
Artist/Community Discussion: Thu., Oct. 8th 6:30PM; 2521 Holman St. Opening Reception: Sat., Oct. 10th 4 - 8 PM; 2505 - 2521 Holman NEW INSTALLATIONS BY: Elia Arce, Barsamian, Dave Herman, Jesse Lott, Vicki Meek, Freddie McCoo, Patrick Washington Also presenting an installation by Travis Whitfield and temporary sound works by Margarita Cabrera's University of Houston Intermediate...
Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Join Spacetaker for an afternoon of activities for parents and children at the Spacetaker Artist Resource Center. Children of all ages are invited with their parents to get messy and explore different art materials. This month's art workshop will focus on Halloween!Kaboom Books will sponsor a story time.Teaching Artist: Lindsay PeytonLindsay Peyton's works in oil, pastels, charcoal and other...

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