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2019
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12 - 19
 
 FEATURED EVENT







Cultured Cocktails benefiting MantecaHTX

Thursday, March 14
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

FREE EVENT!

@ Boheme Cafe
and Wine Bar
 

 FRESH ARTS EVENT 
 
Please join us for drinks and conversation at Boheme Cafe & Wine Bar on Thursday, March 14th, when a portion of the proceeds from all drink sales during the 5:00PM -8:00PM happy hour will go to support MantecaHTX. So enjoy a drink or two, meet the MantecaHTX team, and take-in Boheme's bohemian atmosphere! The proceeds from the evening will support MantecaHTX so don't be shy, raise a glass (or three) while raising funds for MantecaHTX...  more details

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TUESDAY, MARCH 12

International Women's Day Screening
@ Axelrad
March 12 // 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM // Free
 
   ARTS DISTRICT EVENT    
Join Axelrad and the Consulate General of Israel in Houston in celebrating International Women's Day! We will hold a free screening DC Comic's 2017 production of Wonder Woman, staring Gal Gadot. We hope to see you and your friends there!...  more details
 


WED
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13


DIY Downtown: Indigo Dyed Tea Towels
@ Social Graces Social Club
March 13 // 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM // See website
Join the DIY movement and unleash your inner crafter at DIY Downtown, an event produced by the Downtown District in partnership with Pop Shop America. Gather your friends, family and co-workers and experience Downtown Houston like never before at this one-of-a-kind, pop-up arts and crafts workshop where you'll discover unique locations and create something new at each event. .. more details





DARAL'S STAFF PICK

T
he Secret Language of Movie Posters by Yves Peters
@ The Printing Museum 
March 13 // 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM // See website
For the past decade, Yves Peters has examined and reviewed film posters for his ScreenFonts series. By studying their design and typeface use and mapping signature styles to film genres, he discovered that those posters use a codified language to communicate more efficiently with their intended audience. The entertaining discovery trip full of fun and surprising tidbits will help you understand and master this visual language... more details



Poetry Open Mic ft. UT Spitshine
@ Avant Garden
March 13 // 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM // See website

Our open mics are open to all. Come see local poets from all across the greater Houson are share original works of poetry. Our signup lists go up at 7:30 pm. Most individuals start arriving before then to guarantee a spot on the list. First come. First serve. Our Featured Performer this week is UT Spitshine - The University of Texas Slam Team... more details



 

THURS
THURSDAY, MARCH 14

Reception for "Super Sarap"
and Artists' Conversation

@ Asia Society Texas Center
March 14 // 6:00 PM // Free
Join Asia Society Texas Center to celebrate the opening of Super Sarap, the Center's first exhibition focusing on food and featuring Filipino American artists. Artists Mik Gaspay, Jeanne F. Jalandoni, Charlene Tan, and O.M. France Viana will be present and participate in a conversation led by guest curator Patricia Cariño Valdez and Bridget Bray. The exhibition will be open from March 16th to July 21st ... more details



Core Dance:
As The Shadows Grow Longer

@ MATCH
March 14-16 // 7:30 PM //
$20 Advance, $25 at Door
After the unexpected and untimely death of his brother Claiborne, choreographer and Core Dance Company Manager D. Patton White was compelled to create. Several sources of inspiration informed his dance making including the etymology of the word "memorial," a recommended musical composition of the third movement of Ralph Vaughn Williams' Symphony Number 5 in D Major, and the creative talents of the dance artists of Core Dance... more details


 


International Women's Day Observance
@ MFAH | Brown Auditorium
March 15 - 17 // Varies // Varies

Part I: For the Sake of Gold
Native Houstonian Patrick Wang has created a truly original two-part film. A longtime community arts center in the fictional New York town of Checkford is in jeopardy of closing. This engaging comedy-drama features a spirited all-ages cast of memorable characters and focuses on Dorothea's fight with the school board... more details

Part II: Walk with Me a While

As the Bread Factory rehearses Euripides' play, Hecuba, the real theatrics take place outside where the town has been invaded by tourists and tech start-up workers. Film Comment called the movie "formally subversive," and the Hollywood Reporter proclaimed that it "rivals Altman at his best."... more details

2019 New American Voices Play Reading Series
@ Stages Repertory Theatre
March 15 - 17 // Varies // Free
The Landing Theatre Company's New American Voices Play Reading Series is an annual event showcasing four plays written by outstanding emerging playwrights from across the United States... more details
 

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SATURDAY, MARCH 16


Unplugged Adventure: Native Snakes
@ Indiangrass Preserve
March 16 // 10:00 PM // Free
The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) presents Unplugged Adventure: Native Snakes with experts Texas Venom Experience and Reptile Conservation Outreach, aimed at those who want to learn more about native snakes and other reptiles found on the Katy Prairie. All ages are invited to join us for this up close and personal live native snake presentation on the Indiangrass Preserve... more details





MICAH'S STAFF PICK

Magpies & Peacocks Detux + #Undone LFW AW19 Shopping Brunch
@ Magpies and Peacocks
March 16 // 11 :00 PM - 1:00 PM  // Free
Fresh off of the international runway at London Fashion Week AW19 - Magpies & Peacocks, non-profit design house, invites you to the Detux + Undone LFW AW19 Brunch. Come to exclusively shop the looks that walked the prestigious Fashion Scout runway in the historic Freemasons' Hall at our recent London Fashion Week AW19 showcase. Tickets from the event support our programs for designers, artists, and marginalized maker communities... 
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Garland Fielder | NEVERODDOREVEN | Closing Reception
@ Anya Tish Gallery
March 16 // 2 :00 PM - 4 :00 PM // See Website
Garland Fielder has earned both a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas, Austin and a Master of Fine Art in Painting and Drawing from the University of North Texas, Denton. Fielder has exhibited in such venues as MADI Art Museum of Geometric Art, Dallas, Texas; Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas; University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland; Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China; Tashiro-Kaplan Arts Complex, Seattle, Washington; and the Jung Center, Houston, Texas... more details







NEXT: Three Generations of Houston Abstract Expressionists
@ Foltz Fine Art
March 16 - April 27 // 6:00 PM // Free
After officially rebranding in January 2019 from William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art to Foltz Fine Art, the gallery will be hosting its "next" exhibition - NEXT: Three Generations of Houston Abstract Expressionists, featuring recent works by Houston giants Richard Stout and Ibsen Espada and introducing Jonathan Paul Jackson. Earlier works by Stout and Espada will be on view, visually illustrating the stylistic developments for each artist throughout their respective careers... more details



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SUNDAY, MARCH 17


Chapter and Verse
with Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz

@ Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
March 17 // 10:30 PM // Varies
Illuminating the ethical legacy of the biblical prophets, Path of the Prophets identifies the prophetic moment in the lives of 18 biblical figures and demonstrates their compelling relevance to us today. While the Bible almost exclusively names men as prophets, Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz celebrates heroic, largely unknown biblical women such as Shiphrah, Tirzah, and Hannah... 
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JESSICA'S STAFF PICK

St. Patrick's Day Festival with Skyrocket!

@ Levy Park
March 17 // 1:00 PM // Free
Levy Park will cap off a week of Spring Break activities with a family-friendly St. Patrick's Day Festival, featuring a leprechaun scavenger hunt for kids, a family photo booth, food trucks, beer and wine concessions and free, live music with headliner Skyrocket!, along with Max Flinn, SoulDig and DJ Mohawk Steve. This event is perfect for the entire family, including canine members that can frolic in the dog parks or the lawns... more details



Lucky Day! Dancing
with Los Hijos del Son

@ ETRO Lounge
March 17 // 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM // $10
Bring your lucky �� charms and dance to the sound of Los Hijos del Son. $10.00 cover, cash only at our home, at Etro Lounge Downtown Houston. Street Meters parking are free on Sunday.����... more details


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MONDAY, MARCH 18

MARCI'S STAFF PICK

Exhibition: "bauhaus.photo"

@ Sabine Street Studios
March 18 // 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 ARTS DISTRICT EVENT 

"The ""bauhaus.photo"" travelling exhibition provides a glimpse of the world's largest collection of Bauhaus photography, comprising more than 70,000 images. The 100 reprints of photographs presented here show the wide variety of creative ways in which the medium was used at the Bauhaus. The exhibition will be on display at Sabine Street Studios until March 22. " . ..  more details




Paint It Forward - Free Furniture Painting 101 for Harvey Survivors
@ My Texas Workshop at CP&H
March 18 // 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 
Were you flooded?  Do you have furniture that needs a facelift. Join us as we teach you how to prep, paint and finish a small piece of furniture. You may bring your own small piece (smaller than a side table - or bring a drawer or 2 from a larger piece.  You will need to be able to carry it in by yourself.). ..  more details





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TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Artist Lecture: Jeffrey Gibson
@ UH | Fine Art Building
March 19 // 6:30 PM // Free
The UH School of Art presents a talk by renowned multidisciplinary artist Jeffrey Gibson. Jeffrey Gibson is a painter living in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions. ..
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REYES'S STAFF PICK

Bryan Washington Presents LOT

@Brazos Bookstore
March 19 // 7:00 PM // Free 
Join us in celebrated the release of local author Bryan Washington's collection of short stories, LOT! Bryan Washington's brilliant, viscerally drawn world vibrates with energy, wit, and the infinite longing of people searching for home. With soulful insight into what makes a community, a family, and a life, LOT explores trust and love in all its unsparing and unsteady forms... 


Batiked! The Art of Indonesian Textiles
@ Lone Star College - Kingwood | Fine Art Gallery
March 19 - April 13 // 11:00 AM // Free 

Cultural art enthusiasts are invited to the first exhibit at Lone Star College-Kingwood following Hurricane Harvey. "Batiked! The Art of Indonesian Textiles" is a collection of batik works by married couple Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam and LSC-Kingwood art professor, Mari Omori. Co-sponsored by the Indonesian Consulate of Houston, the grand opening on March 21 will feature Angklung musicians, Indonesian dancers, a batik fashion show, authentic cuisine and more... more details





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