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2012 Stories by Olivia Flores Alvarez

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  • Apollo Chamber Players: Basque and Slavic Folkscapes

    published June 14, 2012

    Houston has its fair share of classical music groups and orchestras. The Apollo Chamber Players, on their way to perform at Carnegie Hall... More >>

  • Menus-Plaisirs

    published June 14, 2012

    Ars Lyrica Houston's Artistic Director, Matthew Dirst, created the group's tenth-anniversary season with one goal in mind: to bring seldom-heard... More >>

  • Eye of the Storm: Tales from Hurricane Ike

    published June 14, 2012

    Former Houston Chronicle assistant managing editor for international coverage turned playwright Fernando Dovalina focuses on the aftermath... More >>

  • Fuga

    published June 14, 2012

    Ana Ilveton Scuseria says she can't tell us much about Fuga, the newest production by Gente de Teatro. ''I don't want to give away... More >>

  • Nijinsky's Last Dance

    published June 14, 2012

    Don't expect actor Darnea Steve Olson to try any ballet moves during Nijinsky's Last Dance, being presented by Edge Theatre. Olson... More >>

  • Jessica Lang Dance

    published June 14, 2012

    Fans can expect several highlights during the Jessica Lang Dance company's Houston debut. One is i.n.k., a piece that incorporates... More >>

  • A Common Martyr

    published June 14, 2012

    Running in repertory with Eye of the Storm: Tales from Hurricane Ike, is A Common Martyr. ''It's about a group of people who... More >>

  • The Miro Quartet

    published June 14, 2012

    Violinist William Fedkenheuer will be on a familiar stage when he performs with the Miro Quartet at Rice University's Stude Concert Hall.... More >>

  • Four Premieres

    published June 14, 2012

    A former member of the Houston Ballet, Garrett Smith is coming back to the city where he launched his professional career as a dancer. This time... More >>

  • The Pajama Game

    published June 14, 2012

    The Tony Award-winning musical The Pajama Game gets a weekend revival by Bayou City Concert Musicals. Based on the novel... More >>

  • Felipe Esparza

    published June 14, 2012

    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias got his start in stand-up with the help of Felipe Esparza. In town for a one-day, three-show stint, Esparza tells... More >>

  • Deborah (The Mostly True Tale of a Revolutionary Woman)

    published June 14, 2012

    It's no surprise that Elizabeth A.M. Keel, an independent, adventurous woman, wrote Deborah (The Mostly True Tale of a Revolutionary... More >>

  • Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Children's Museum of Houston

    published June 14, 2012

    There's plenty to do and see at the Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Children's Museum of Houston. Hands-on activities include making... More >>

  • MFAH Premiere: Houston

    published June 14, 2012

    German filmmaker Bastian Günther found Houston's hellacious summer weather to be useful, if extremely uncomfortable, while shooting his... More >>

  • Houston Symphony Opening Night with Renée Fleming

    published June 14, 2012

    The Houston Symphony's centennial season starts off on a high note with Opening Night with Renée Fleming. The soprano, a three-time... More >>

  • Submission

    published June 14, 2012

    Multimedia performance artist Josh Urban Davis has some advice for audience members attending Submission, a durational performance... More >>

  • The Rite of Summer

    published June 14, 2012

    Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring gets chopped and screwed for FrenetiCore's The Rite of Summer. Rebecca French, the... More >>

  • Mercury: 8 Seasons

    published June 14, 2012

    The guest artist at the Mercury — The Orchestra Redefined's 8 Seasons concert has a familiar name: Plante. Mercury's Antoine... More >>

  • Hot Import Nights Houston 2013

    published June 14, 2012

    You have to read between the lines to get a clear picture of Hot Import Nights Houston 2013. The automotive festival tours the country... More >>

  • Discovery of the Cistern

    published June 14, 2012

    Few Houstonians have seen the Cistern, the huge underground structure that was once used as the city's underground drinking-water reservoir.... More >>

  • Inprint: Margarett Root Brown Reading Series: Robert Boswell and James McBride

    published June 14, 2012

    Houston author Robert Boswell has an unusual dedication in his latest book, Tumbledown. The novel is for ''all the clients who survived my... More >>

  • ''Call It Street Art, Call It Fine Art, Call It What You Know''

    published June 14, 2012

    Station Museum of Contemporary Art, a past Best Museum winner in the Houston Press Best of Houston® awards, built its reputation by... More >>

  • ''Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop''

    published June 14, 2012

    Harry Shunk and Janos Kender's Leap into the Void is among the 180 works seen in ''Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before... More >>

  • Femme Fatales: The Women of Film Noir — Kiss Me Deadly

    published June 14, 2012

    Ralph Meeker was a tough guy who had some tough luck in Hollywood. Meeker won accolades for his performance in the 1953 Broadway production of... More >>

  • Augustine

    published June 14, 2012

    Before there was Sigmund Freud, there was Jean-Martin Charcot, a 19th-century doctor researching women's hysteria. His star patient — or... More >>

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