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2012 Stories by Olivia Flores Alvarez

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  • Going Bare

    published June 14, 2012

    Despite its name, Houston playwright Mary Jane Taegel's comedy Going Bare is about medical malpractice insurance, not nudity. Jack... More >>

  • Rabbit Hole

    published June 14, 2012

    Rob Kimbro (Deborah at 14 Pews, Ravenscroft at Mildred's Umbrella Theater) directs the Rice Players production of Rabbit... More >>

  • The Paul Taylor Dance Company

    published June 14, 2012

    San Antonio native Francisco Graciano, a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, says he’s often asked to describe Taylor's style of... More >>

  • Arsenic & Old Lace

    published June 14, 2012

    Poor Mortimer Brewster. In Joseph Kesselring's black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace, Mortimer (played by Kevin Dean in this A.D.... More >>

  • The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Presented by Greater Houston Honda Dealers

    published June 14, 2012

    Yep, it's a mouthful: the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Presented by Greater Houston Honda Dealers. The three-day race rally... More >>

  • Assistance

    published June 14, 2012

    ''High-octane satire'' is how Black Lab Theatre's Artistic Director, Jordan Jaffe, describes the group's latest production, Leslye Headland's... More >>

  • Houston LibroFEST

    published June 14, 2012

    Local favorite novelist — and the city's first poet laureate — Gwendolyn Zepeda joins Houston Police officer and author Sarah Cortez... More >>

  • HGO Co.: Strega Nona

    published June 14, 2012

    Big Anthony has some lessons to learn in the Houston Grand Opera's HGOco's production of the children's show Strega Nona. Big... More >>

  • Jefferson Bass: Cut to the Bone

    published June 14, 2012

    The Jon Jefferson half of the writing duo known as Jefferson Bass will be at Murder by the Book to discuss and sign Cut to the Bone.... More >>

  • Martin Limón

    published June 14, 2012

    For the past 20 years, mystery fans have followed Martin Limón's tales of the adventures of Sergeant George Sueño in both... More >>

  • John Billheimer: A Player to be Maimed Later

    published June 14, 2012

    Novelist John Billheimer's new release, A Player to be Maimed Later, has a bit of a cautionary tone to it, a baseball version of the... More >>

  • Hawks and Sparrows

    published June 14, 2012

    Pier Paolo Pasolini fans will finally get a chance to see two of the Italian director's greatest works unmarred by the signs of age and decay.... More >>

  • The Merry Widow

    published June 14, 2012

    It's a role once performed by Dame Margot Fonteyn — Hanna, the woman also known as The Merry Widow. For this production of the... More >>

  • Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays

    published June 14, 2012

    All together, the writers behind Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays have two Pulitzer Prizes, four Obies, two Tony Award... More >>

  • Classical Theatre Company: Hamlet

    published June 14, 2012

    Plans for the Classical Theatre Company production of Hamlet have been in the works for some three years now. Executive Artistic... More >>

  • Les Misérables

    published June 14, 2012

    Expect a stripped-down set and minimalist costumes at the Bayou City Theatrics production of Les Misérables. ''When you look... More >>

  • Dangerous Liaisons

    published June 14, 2012

    Christopher Hampton's Dangerous Liaisons is aptly titled. Being performed by Big Head Productions, Liaisons is the story of... More >>

  • Susi Brister: ''Fantastic Habitat''

    published June 14, 2012

    Photographer Susi Brister is a landscape artist, but she says her work is influenced more by Jim Henson than by Ansel Adams. Her new exhibit,... More >>

  • Lemonade Stand: i scream

    published June 14, 2012

    Hope Stone Dance's Lemonade Stand: i scream was originally scheduled to be at the Photo Booth, the site of previous Drive By Dance... More >>

  • ''No Matter How Hard I Try I Can't Look the Same as I Did Yesterday''

    published June 14, 2012

    Singer Lisa Harris explores ''selfies'' in the exhibit ''No Matter How Hard I Try I Can't Look the Same As I Did Yesterday.'' ''I had been... More >>

  • Kerrelyn Sparks: Less Than a Gentleman

    published June 14, 2012

    One of Houston's most popular authors, Kerrelyn Sparks, signs and discusses her latest release, Less Than a Gentleman. Sparks, who... More >>

  • What's Opera, Duck

    published June 14, 2012

    Party tunes and showstoppers are on the program for What's Opera, Duck?, the annual informal showcase for University of Houston's... More >>

  • Khaled Hosseini

    published June 14, 2012

    Author Khaled Hosseini, this month's guest for the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, knows a little something about having a... More >>

  • ''James Turrell: The Light Inside''

    published June 14, 2012

    For 13 years, visitors to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston have enjoyed James Turrell's The Light Inside, a commissioned light tunnel that... More >>

  • Houston Symphony: Joshua Bell Returns

    published June 14, 2012

    Conductor and former Houston Symphony music director Lawrence Foster will be at the podium to welcome violinist Joshua Bell during a Houston... More >>

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