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Pix of the Day
Anyone passing by the University of Houston's TDECU Stadium was met with thunderous sounds of belting brass and pounding rhythmic drums as hundreds of students gathered together for the ...
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On tap this week are a celebration of all things modern, a stage drama about a tuneful jealous husband, a creepy family musical, a happy street festival in Houston's ...
Talk Opera To Me
A great end makes for a great beginning. Giuseppe Verdi ended his illustrious career with defining adaptations of Shakespeare’s Othello and The Merry Wives of Windsor, and it is ...
Party Watch
What: Artist Justin Garcia unveiling 7:Unlayered Where: Silver Studios The 411: After taking a year-long sabbatical to El Salvador and Mexico, Justin Garcia gave art lovers a deeper look ...
Cinema Arts Fest Lineup
Two acclaimed directors with contrasting styles will headline the sixth annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival, organizers announced at a launch party at the Sam Houston Hotel Tuesday night. James Ivory ...
Art Power
Increasing the number of people who participate in the arts is not good enough. What's pivotal is heightening the relevance of the arts experience. National Endowment for the Arts ...
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On the agenda this week is a witty play about a tragic queen, a family gathering in Houston's favorite urban waterway, wine in a beautiful fall backdrop, a program ...
CultureMap Exclusive
More than two years after spray-painting a Picasso at the Menil Collection, Uriel Landeros says he still receives the occasional piece of hate mail. But fresh from a 20-month stint ...
Major Art
Houston oil billionaire Pierre Schlumberger and his wife São spent much of their lives proudly supporting the arts, both locally and abroad.  Next month, Sotheby's is set to ...
Road to Peace
Violence is sexy, at least that’s how it’s often depicted in pop culture and even art. Nonviolence, though, that’s a bit tougher to picture. Could nonviolence take ...
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It's festival mania in Houston as this weekend offers more than your share of celebrations that laud art, culture, food and music. The Original Greek Festival I have two ...
Wild Houston Film Fest
A much-buzzed-about film that could garner Reese Witherspoon her second Oscar and an insider look at the first Dior collection under wunderkind designer Raf Simons are among 10 offerings that ...
Gone To Pot
If you’ve noticed a slightly funny odor coming from the Hobby Center this week it might be because the fall theater season is here and the dudes and dudettes ...
Turrell Sees The Light
Attempting to conduct a interview with the master of light, James Turrell, is a bit like trying to capture sunlight in your hand. No matter how focused the questions, the ...
Top 5 Art Videos
I was bored. I had a little bit of cash from my birthday and I had an itch to spend it. An hour or so later, I had a video ...
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