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Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
In celebration of After Memphis: Crafted Postmodern, HCCC presents an opening day lecture by Cindi Strauss , Curator and Director of Decorative Arts, Craft and Design at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.Memphis, the critically acclaimed but financially unsuccessful design collective, was formed in 1981, in Milan, by the architect Ettore Sottsass and a group of internationally renowned...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Three siblings are called by their estranged father to urgently visit him in their home village. Cemal (Tolga Tekin) is an bitter astronaut in Germany, upset with the poor state of space exploration. Kenan (Bartu Küçükçağlayan) is a struggling actor whose career has dropped to the level of dubbing cat videos, and the youngest (Tuğçe Altuğ) wants to leave her husband. Upon the trio’s arrival...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Saturday, Oct 13, 20182:00 PM-3:30 PM Class  4:00 PM-5:00 PM Showing                   In collaboration with the Israeli Office of Cultural Affairs, Ido Tadmor, former Artistic Director of Israel’s Ballet and an internationally acclaimed dancer/choreographer will teach and practice, classic ballet...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Spend the afternoon wandering through Sawyer Yards' five studio buildings and discover an extensive selection of painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, clothing, mixed media and more. Meet some of the 300+ artists, learn about their work and add a new piece (or two!) to your collection. Second Saturday is a free event and open to the public, so bring your friends!PARTICIPATING SPACES: ...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Next: October 13th, 11-5 PMSurrounded by the highest concentration of working artists in all of Texas, the market coincides with 2nd Saturday Open Studios, when artists from The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Winter, Spring, Summer and Silver Street Studios, open their studios to the public. The Washington Avenue Arts District hosts this eclectic Saturday market produced by Mitch Cohen of First Saturday...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Join the Art Colony Association as it celebrated 47 years of fine art and giving back. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will transform the streets of Downtown Houston into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. The weekend festival will provide guests with the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art under the iconic Houston skyline. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Featuring six U.S. artists—Courtney Banh, Dee Clements, Jenny Mulder, Jessica Ninci, Christin Ripley, and Erin Lynn Smith—the exhibition takes the form of a showroom, featuring objects ranging from marbled-fabric furniture and neon lighting fixtures to basket-woven rugs and ceramic vessels.Postmodernism arose in the late 1960s as a critical departure from the austerity and formalism of Modernist...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 8:00pm to Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
The Rice University Theatre Program proudly presents She Kills Monsters, a dramatic comedy play by Qui Nguyen. This adventure into the world of fantasy role-playing games tells the story of Agnes Evans as she discovers the fantastical world within her deceased sister Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook. Filled with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, this action-packed tale...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
U.S. Premiere!Welcoming remarks: Akil Oktem, consul general of Turkey; and Marian Luntz, curator, film and videoInvited to attend: Filmmakers Su Baloglu and Merve Bozcu​This documentary explores the challenges faced by female filmmakers in Turkey today. In Her First, women established in the Turkish film industry discuss their careers and recount the steps they’ve taken in their...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00pm
DeJa Vu is an eclectic group of artists, mixing both established and upcoming in one space that highlights each individual talent. With this exhibition, the audience will be immersed in different conversations from the spectrum of talents. Exhibiting artists include (in alphabetical order):Adrian Landon BrooksCharlie HardwickDamir Zoric’Dandee Warhol (DeeJon)David GraeveJessica RiceMarjon F....
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
WITHIN THESE WALLS is a collection of new works commissioned by The Landing Theatre Company from local playwrights Brendan Bourque-Sheil and Esme Wu for a site-specific micro theatre project set in a working BnB in the Heights. Performances are presented for audiences of only 18 people at a time. Audiences sit on chairs, stools and cushions, while the play takes place around them.  The...
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 - 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 - 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...

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