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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, September 21st, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Next Iteration Theatre Company (NITC). So enjoy a drink or two, meet the NITC team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so don't...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts for the 2017 Mitchell Artist Lecture, a landmark public program that annually features major figures in the world of artistic collaboration. This year’s speakers are artists and political activists, Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, known together as The Yes Men. They've been doing "...
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
The 2017/2018 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series kicks off with award-winning fiction writers Nathan Englander & Nicole Krauss. Nathan Englander’s collection What We Talk about When We Talk about Anne Frank was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and was named a New York Times Notable Book and an...
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
CEPROSOUND OrchestraSunday, September 17 8pmAt MATCHThis September Nameless Sound will present three distinct performances in three venues featuring Mexico City’s Ensamble CEPROMUSIC. Founded in 2012, CEPRO has not only become Mexico’s most prominent professional ensemble for the performance of 20th century notated repertoire, but the 15-piece group has also the played the crucial role of...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Post-film discussion with Lawrence Wright and Bob Balaban, moderated by Gregory BoydThe Alley Theatre’s new play, Cleo, by Texas-based, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Lawrence Wright, explores the making of the epic 1963 movie Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The play’s world premiere is directed by actor/filmmaker Bob Balaban (Close Encounters of the Third Kind;...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
At JoMar Visions we are exploring again the theme of black and white and all shades in between. It could be a pencil or ink drawing, monochrome painting, a sculpture, jewelry or black and white photography. Emphasis is also given to the shades of grey that exist between the two extremes. Without the color, it’s all about the form; the shapes of your designs will take on a new...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Hear the RevolutionPerformed by Ensamble CEPROMUSICSaturday, September 16 3pmAt Museum of Fine Arts HoustonPresented in Collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts HoustonThis September Nameless Sound will present three distinct performances in three venues featuring Mexico City’s Ensamble CEPROMUSIC. Founded in 2012, CEPRO has not only become Mexico’s most prominent professional ensemble...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:30am to Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:30am
GARBAGE ISLAND is our hit sketch comedy show for kids ages 2 - 6 with lots of laughs for Mom and Dad, too! This live and interactive kids show, created and written by Abby Koenig and directed by Stephanie Wittels Wachs, is both silly and educational. In the vein of children’s sketch shows, such as You Can’t Do That On Television, and The Muppet Show, GARBAGE ISLAND features...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Project Row Houses is pleased to present Yoga with Letty, a series of free yoga classes led by artist and creative practitioner Leticia Contreras held two Saturdays each month. Leticia will host light-hearted beginner lessons to introduce the community to vinyasa flow in a public space. This style of yoga involves synchronizing breath with a continuous flow of poses. Through this flow,...
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Disaster Claims CounselingSaturday September 16, 20178:30am - 12:30pm@ Fresh ArtsFREE with registrationAre you an artist, arts organization or arts employee who was affected by Hurricane Harvey? Do you need help deciphering FEMA and Texas Workforce Commission eligibility and applications?  Come to this FREE event and get the answers you need.HarveyArtsRecovery.org, Avenue CDC, and Fresh...
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
CEPROSOUND Small EnsemblesFriday, September 15 8pmAt MECAPresented in Collaboration with MECAThis September Nameless Sound will present three distinct performances in three venues featuring Mexico City’s Ensamble CEPROMUSIC. Founded in 2012, CEPRO has not only become Mexico’s most prominent professional ensemble for the performance of 20th century notated repertoire, but the 15-piece...
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
In person: producer Luis SalinasWith each sequence directed by a rising talent in Mexico’s film scene, this omnibus feature film connects eight distinctive stories in Mexico City sharing the same apartment building designed in the early 20th century. Chronicling a 100-year period, these tales span historical moments from the beginning of the Mexican Revolution to the anti-Chinese immigration...
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Burlesque! Standup Comedy! Live Music! KiKi Maroon’s Burly Q Lounge is a vaudevillian Varie-TEASE show unlike any other. Join us as we transform Warehouse Live Houston into the naughty speakeasy your grandparents never told you about! Every month’s show is new and different featuring local and touring burlesque beauties, standup comics, musicians, showgirls, games, circus tricks, and so much more...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, September 14th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP). So enjoy a drink or two, meet the SWAMP team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the group so...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Misnomers. presents Killers from Space (a.k.a. The Man Who Saved the Earth) for their fourth installment of They Read From A Script. This public domain cult classic is a stinker of true proportions with Peter Graves hamming it up for the camera. We're super excited to share our extra campy staged reading with you. It's bound to be a good time!
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
We are thrilled to be exhibiting the master works of New Orleans and Abiquiu artist Michael Meads.  The text below is by Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.  Meads had a major retrospective of his work at the Ogden in 2015. Michael Wayne Meads was born in 1966 in Anniston, Alabama, on the southernmost slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains. He...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Gray Contemporary is pleased to announce a two installation exhibition, Jack Pavlik 10 Waves in the Main Gallery and Louis Watts On Today in the Second Gallery. Exhibition opens Saturday, September 9th from 5 - 8 pm, and will continue...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
A Woman in Love (Enamorada) Free with Museum admission!Emilio Fernández is a lyrical-nationalist filmmaker nicknamed “El Indio” who connected Mexico to its indigenous roots both narratively and visually through his films. A Woman in Love strives to portray an authentic Mexican identity, using the revolutionary context to pose questions about the class conflict that divided the country in the...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Discover Spring Street Studio Tour! This summer, Fresh Arts invites you to take a guided studio tour once a month of a featured building on the Sawyer Yards Creative Campus!  This event is in conjunction with the Sawyer Yards Second Saturday open studios. Spend the afternoon wandering through five re-purposed warehouses and discover an extensive selection of painting, sculpture, jewelry...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join Houston Center for Contemporary Craft to fine tune your technique in this workshop led by instructor Rajab Ali Sayed. Explore how master ceramic artist Edward Eberle incorporates figures into his artworks, currently featured in the main gallery. Practice your sketching methods with a live model, and experiment with line, tones, shapes, and perspectives. No prior...

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