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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Join Glass Mountain for our first reading of the semester! Our featured readers are Rachel Ballenger, Chris Flakus, and Jessica Rodriguez. Be sure to sign up for our open mic! Doors open at 6:30.————————————————————————Rachel Ballenger is a writer and translator. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Your Impossible Voice, and elsewhere. She is Fiction Editor of Gulf Coast....
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battle in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) challenges Death to a fateful game of chess on a desolate beach. Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, The Seventh Seal was one of the benchmark foreign imports of America’s 1950s art-house heyday, pushing cinema’s boundaries and ushering in a new era of moviegoing.•...
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
INSTRUCTOR: Joy PrebleTIME: Sunday, September 23rd, 3-6 PMPRICE: Early-Bird until Tuesday, September 18th: $40 for members, $55 for non-members; After Tuesday, September 18th: $50 for members, $65 for non-membersLOCATION: Writespace at 2000 Edwards #212, Houston, TX, 77007LEVEL: All LevelsCAP: Limited to 15 WritersIf you're new to the writing world (or even if you're not) it helps...
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
As a young child, Mike Kaplan fell in love with theater ads, clipping them from The New York Times, and coloring them with paints or pastels. Becoming part of the film industry allowed him to collect current poster favorites while discovering the beauty of vintage posters from around the world. A respected and vocal advocate for movie posters as an art form, Kaplan's curated exhibits have...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 7:30pm
Persistence of Memory takes its audience on a journey between the real and the surreal, where imagination is the only limitation of beauty. Ting-Ting Chang has conceptualized a convergence of dance and painting, focusing on the idea of moving sculptures and reexamining Salvador Dali's drawers and Sigmund Freud's unconscious mind. The piece won the Grand Prize award in the 2016...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden. Starring Max von Sydow, the film is both beautiful and painful in its depiction of a world teetering between paganism and Christianity, and of one father’s need to avenge the death of a child.• Filmmaker Ang Lee on “The Virgin Spring”• ...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Endless Summer Sabine Street Gallery September 22 – December 15 Opening September 22, 2018 6pm- 9pm Celan Bouillet, Amy Beth Wright, and Grace Zuñiga   Summer in Houston might seem endless— and it really is. In the exhibition Endless Summer, three artists Celan Bouillet, Amy Beth Wright, and Grace Zuñiga turn the exhibit space into a...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Magician is an engaging, brilliantly conceived tale of deceit from one of cinema’s premier illusionists.Max von Sydow stars as Dr. Vogler, a 19th-century traveling mesmerist whose magic is put to the test in Stockholm by the cruel, royal medical adviser Dr. Vergérus. The result is a diabolically clever battle of wits that’s both frightening and funny, shot in rich, gorgeously gothic black and...
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
INSTRUCTOR: Joyce BoatrightTIME: Two Saturdays, September 22nd, September 29th, 1-4 PMPRICE: Early-Bird until Monday, September 17th: $80 for members, $95 for non-members; After Monday, September 17th: $95 for members, $110 for non-membersLOCATION: Writespace at 2000 Edwards #212, Houston, TX, 77007LEVEL: All LevelsCAP: Limited to 12 WritersNOTE: This workshop was formerly entitled...
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00pm to Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 2:00am
At the core of fashion is community. Join us for a night of dancing, drinks, and fabulous fall style! You don't want to miss this opportunity to meet and mingle with the incredible people that make the Houston fashion scene amazing! Ring in the Fall Equinox with us in your best fall fashion. Look at this as a chance to bid your summer clothes a proper farewell or drench your fall sweaters in...
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
The collision of Politics and Art gives rise to a dystopian circus arena. Politicians are clowns, the Resistance is Burlesque, and minorities are flying aerialists and vaudevillian acts.  Welcome to the world of Never Again under the Big Top.   6 Degrees premiers Never Again on September 21-23, 2018 at Midtown Arts and Theater Center, in the heart of Midtown Houston....
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
Meeting of Styles (MOS) is a three-day event in which 100+ artists from around the world will paint murals, street art, and graffiti-style productions in Houston. This year MOS will go back to its roots and bring back DJs, b-boy battles, graffiti / street art classes, and food options.MOS is taking place on September 21 – 23 in the Greater Northside Houston area on the walls of various buildings...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, September 20th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00 PM -8:00 PM happy hour will go to support Bagatelle and Good Hope Films. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the Bagatelle team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support the...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Shizen: On the Art of Looking at Nature
Opening Reception: Sept 18, 6-8pmRice Media Center Main Gallery
The Visual and Dramatic Arts department at Rice University is pleased to host Mexico City artist Agustín Estrada. The opening reception will be on Tuesday, September 18 at 6pm, in the Main Gallery of the Rice Media Center. The exhibition is titled, “Shizen: On the Art of Looking at Nature”....
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the filmmaker, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca. The grand dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched in ferocity by Liv Ullmann, as her eldest daughter. Over the course of a day and night, the estranged mother and daughter finally confront the bitter discord of their relationship in a...
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Actress Liv Ullmann and filmmaker Ingmar Bergman met in 1965 during the filming of Persona. Both were married, and there was a great age difference: Ullmann was 25, and Bergman was 47. They lived together for five years, had a child, and made 11 films together.Now, five decades later, Bergman is gone—but their bond remains. Told from Ullmann’s point-of-view through an interview filmed at the...
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Inprint Cool Brains! Series presents an inspiring afternoon with Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts and former rocket scientist at NASA, coming to Houston to share her new memoir for middle graders, Path to the Stars. Event includes:*100 free copies of Path to the Stars given out at the event*Presentation and Q+A by Sylvia Acevedo about her journey from being one of the few...

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