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Discovering The Civil War

Layers of time and memory obscure the American Civil War in a smoky haze. The real human beings, military and civilian, who lived through these years of travail and sacrifice, are lost to us, but the...

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Galleries/Photography

Erik Offermann

Mr. Offermann’s magical landscapes involve perspective and the opposition of closeness and distance. He is especially interested light contours and contrasts, which give the simple clarity o...

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Galleries/Photography

Joel Shapiro

oel Shapiro’s new installation at Rice Gallery is a gravity-defying array of color, form, shape, and line. Wooden elements, vibrantly painted with supersaturated pigment and casein, seemingly ...

Proposals

  • From: February 24, 2012 - March 10, 2012
  • Location: Country Playhouse
  • Address: 12802 Queensbury, Houston, TX 77024
  • Location: Country Playhouse
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A vacation in the summer of 1953 at The Hines family's retreat in the Poconos is up-ended by love triangles, the ditzy girlfriend of an aspiring young writer, and a Miami gangster.

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Museum Exhibitions

Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski

Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922-2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Fiel...

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Free Museum Exhibitions

The Deconstructive Impulse

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991, a survey of leading women artists that examines the cru...

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Museum Exhibitions

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs

This acclaimed traveling exhibition features more than 100 artifacts, most never shown in the U.S. prior to this tour. Spanning some 2,000 years of Egypt’s history, the exhibition presents spec...

On-Going Events

"Shift" by Edward Lane McCartney

  • From: January 14, 2012 - March 15, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Goldesberry Gallery
  • Address: 2625 Colquitt, Houston, TX 77098

McCartney's work is inspired by his encounter in the Spring of 2011 with Venezuelan artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez, and his revolutionary concepts on the liberation of color from form and the complete deni...

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Live Music

A Tapestry of Voices: Collaboration

  • From: February 21, 2012 - March 06, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Bay Area Chorus of Greater Houston
  • Address: 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, 6823 Cypresswood Drive, Houston, Spring, 77002
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"Collaboration of Community Voices" shares fine choral music in two of the most distinctive concert venues in the Greater Houston area. The two-part event will take place on Tuesday, February 21, 7:30...

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Museum Exhibitions

Alyssa Salomon—The Handmade Print

Houston Center of Contemporary Craft presents The Handmade Print, an exhibition of photographs on handmade paper by Virginia artist, Alyssa Salomon. Her first solo show outside her home state, The Ha...

Art Exhibition by Victoria Kovalenchikova “Our Colorful World”

  • From: January 06, 2012 - March 30, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Russian Cultural Center "Our Texas"
  • Address: 2337 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005
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"One walks to the favorite spot on the lake, but it is covered with litter.  We inhale, but it is pollution instead for a flower fragrance. This exhibition bring you a new outlook at the apo...

Balancing Act Exhibit Debut

Get into the act! Our body and brain work together to help us stay poised. Put your sense of equilibrium to the test in Balancing Act, a new hands-on and feet exhibit debuting Jan. 28 at the Childr...

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Film

Binarium Sound Series

  • February 26, 2012 - February 26, 2012
  • Location: 14 Pews
  • Address: 800 Aurora St., Houston, TX 77009
  • Location: 14 Pews
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The Binarium Sound Series is a monthly experimental music series in Houston, Texas focused on showcasing noise, abstract electronica, free jazz, dance and film with a strong interest in new modalities...

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Kid-friendly

Black History is American History

  • From: February 23, 2012 - February 29, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Children's Museum of Houston
  • Address: 1500 Binz, Houston, TX 77004
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Our history is rich and diverse and the American story would not be complete without the significant contributions of African-Americans. This week, the Children's Museum of Houston (CMH) will pay trib...

Bridge 11: Lia Cook

  • From: February 04, 2012 - May 13, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Address: 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "Bridge 11: Lia Cook," a solo exhibition of the work of internationally recognized fiber artist, Lia Cook. The exhibit presents large-scale woven ...

Celebrity Mystery Theater

  • From: February 04, 2012 - November 10, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Actor's Gem Productions
  • Address: 901 W. Commerce St., Houston, 77002
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Imagine yourself enjoying dinner socializing with friends, having a few drinks ....when suddenly a murder is committed. Let the wacky antics of two famous detectives, never seen together before any w...

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Museum Exhibitions

Cells: The Universe Inside Us

  • From: January 28, 2012 - August 26, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Health Museum
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: The Health Museum
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Cells is a traveling exhibit from the Maryland Science Center. This interactive exhibit explores the complexity of the human body at the cellular level. The human body is made up of millions of ce...

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Based on the popular 1988 film, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels follows two men living on the French Riviera and, of course.....a dame. A hilarious battle of cons ensue, that will keep audiences laughing, hu...

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Museum Exhibitions

Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Art from the Tokyo National Museum

"Elegant Perfection" will be timed with the opening of the new Arts of Japan Gallery in February 2012. Featuring 26 objects, including several National Treasures, from the prestigious Tokyo...

Exhibition: "and everything in betweeen." by Curtis Gannon

  • From: January 13, 2012 - March 02, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Spacetaker
  • Address: 2101 Winter Street, B-11, Houston, 77007
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Spacetaker presents Houston artist Curtis Gannon in a solo exhibition of new work showcasing collages based on the deconstruction of the comic book media. Incorporating intricate geometric patterns ma...

Famous Monsters | Daniel Anguilu

  • From: August 12, 2011 - June 16, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lawndale Art Center
  • Address: 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Artist Daniel Anguilu will transform Lawndale's north exterior wall into a mural on view through June 2012. Anguilu’s work can be found throughout Houston, including locations in the East End a...

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Film

Film Screening- Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

  • February 26, 2012 - February 26, 2012
  • Location: 14 Pews
  • Address: 800 Aurora St., Houston, TX 77009
  • Location: 14 Pews
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Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying...

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Free

Free Meditation Session for Clarity, Health and Joy

  • From: February 05, 2012 - April 24, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Isha Foundation
  • Address: 6101 Homeward Way, Sugar Land, 77479
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These free meditation sessions are taking place on: Feb. 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Feb. 21 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. March 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. April 8 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:0...

Houston Ballet presents Cinderella

  • From: February 23, 2012 - March 04, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Ballet
  • Address: Wortham Theater Center, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Ballet
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The story has been a favorite for generations but make no mistake, this is not your childhood Cinderella. More tomboy than princess, Stanton Welch's title character is a striking woman of substance, ...

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Live Music

Houston Brass Band Benefit Concerts

  • From: February 26, 2012 - February 27, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lanier Middle School on February 26 and Austin High School on February 27
  • Address: Lanier Middle School: 2600 Woodhead, Houston, 77098; Austin High School: 3434 Pheasant Creek Drive, Sugar Land, 77498, Houston and Sugar Land, TX 77098 and 77498
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The Houston Brass Band is performing two benefit concerts for local music students! Join the Houston Brass Band in supporting music in our schools: Sunday February 26, 2012, 7pm at Lanier Middle Schoo...

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