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The Arts & Happenings February 2017 The Arts & Happenings February 2017

The Downtown District welcomes a pop-up installation to Art Blocks, a public art initiative at Main Street Square. Chime, an interactive sound sculpture by the collaborative Civic Harmony, invites pedestrians to make music and performance in a public space.

The Arts & Happenings January 2017 The Arts & Happenings January 2017

The Downtown District welcomes a pop-up installation to Art Blocks, a public art initiative at Main Street Square. Chime, an interactive sound sculpture by the collaborative Civic Harmony, invites pedestrians to make music and performance in a public space.

The Arts & Happenings December 2016 The Arts & Happenings December 2016

DESIGNCRAFT AT MARKET SQUARE PARK,DEC. 3
On Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., join the city’s best artists and crafters for DesignCraft, AIGA Houston’s annual outdoor fair featuring the work of local artists, artisans, crafters …

The Arts & Happenings November 2016 The Arts & Happenings November 2016

16TH ANNUAL SUGAR PLUM MARKET, NOV. 3-5
The popular holiday shopping event, Sugar Plum Market, presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Memorial Hermann, is celebrating the 16th year of “Making Spirits Bright.” …

The Arts & Happenings October 2016 The Arts & Happenings October 2016

ASH DANCEWORKS PREMIERES BEETHOVEN RECNSTRCTD, OCT. 7-8
Ash Danceworks debuts its inaugural season with an electronic re-imagining of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D, choreographed by Rebecca French with nine dancers and interactive projections. The event is …

The Arts & Happenings September 2016 The Arts & Happenings September 2016

SEPTEMBER AT THE JUNG CENTER: NATURE IN PAINT AND CERAMIC
This September, The Jung Center is exhibiting the expressionistic paintings of Misha Penton with the numinous ceramics of Helena Gijsbers van Wijk.
Misha Penton’s work in blood …

The Arts & Happenings August 2016 The Arts & Happenings August 2016

MILLER OUTDOOR THEATRE, AUGUST PERFORMANCES
Since 1923, Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park has been one of Houston’s most beloved cultural treasures, a gathering place for the community and the site of thousands of memorable free …

The Arts & Happenings July 2016 The Arts & Happenings July 2016

MATT MAGEE’S WORLDWIDE SCULPTURAL DEBUT IN HOUSTON, THROUGH JULY 2
Hiram Butler Gallery unveils prima materia, Matt Magee’s first exhibition of sculpture. Since the mid-’80s, Magee has assembled table-top sculptures from found objects that he saved …

The Arts & Happenings June 2016 The Arts & Happenings June 2016

“THE MAKING OF A SAINT” AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FUNERAL HISTORY, OPENING JUNE 1
Inspired by the April 27, 2014 canonization mass at the Vatican that elevated Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII …

The Arts & Happenings May 2016 The Arts & Happenings May 2016

DA CAMERA PRESENTS IMANI WINDS AND HARLEM QUARTET PASSION FOR BACH AND COLTRANE, MAY 6
Chamber music and jazz come together in the adventurous Da Camera season finale concert Passion for Bach and Coltrane: Imani Winds, …

The Arts & Happenings April 2016 The Arts & Happenings April 2016

KPC AND LOCAL UNIVERSITIES CREATE MONARCH BUTTERFLY HABITAT CHALLENGE, THROUGH APRIL
The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) has joined with Rice University, the University of Houston (UH) and the University of St. Thomas (UST) through the Grassroots …

The Arts & Happenings March 2016 The Arts & Happenings March 2016

TUTS PRESENTS DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS, MARCH 8-20
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Disney’s Mary Poppins on March 8 – 20 at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts, Sarofim Hall, 800 Bagby St. The show is …

The Arts & Happenings February 2016 The Arts & Happenings February 2016

THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOUSTON SUITS UP FOR A GREAT CAUSE – THROUGH THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
The Junior League of Houston, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, …

The Arts & Happenings January 2016 The Arts & Happenings January 2016

HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE PROGRAM PRESENTS WINTER CELEBRATIONS, THROUGH FEB. 16
Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Tradi­tional Arts program presents Winter Cele­brations, a trio of installations, along with live performances and interactive events centered on the feast …

The Arts & Happenings December 2015 The Arts & Happenings December 2015

From Nov. 27–Dec. 27 Houston Ballet bids farewell to Ben Stevenson’s beloved production of The Nutcracker. Created by Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson, …

The Arts & Happenings November 2015 The Arts & Happenings November 2015

SPA PRESENTS ABT DANCER AT JONES HALL FOR INTENSIO, NOV. 6
Making his Houston debut, American Ballet Theatre’s acclaimed principal dancer Daniil Simkin will bring his much-anticipated dance and multimedia performance INTENSIO to Houston on Friday, Nov. 6, …

The Arts & Happenings October 2015 The Arts & Happenings October 2015

BUFFALO BAYOU PARK’S GRAND OPENING, OCT. 3
The public is invited to the grand opening of Buffalo Bayou Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, along Buffalo Bayou Park at various locations from Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, …

The Arts & Happenings Sep 2015 The Arts & Happenings Sep 2015

SEPTEMBER EXHIBITION AT THE JUNG CENTER GALLERY
Artists Joan Laughlin and Bill Frazier find inspiration from Houston, the city they call home. However, it is not the skylines, cityscapes or concrete that directly influence their work; …