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Archives: 2010
  • Big Stars of Comedy

    published November 25, 2010

    The Kings of Comedy have become like the original 1960s Star Trek television show, but for comedy. The 2000 tour of four prominent... More >>

  • Cheech and Chong: Get It Legal Tour

    published November 18, 2010

    There's too much money on the table for Baby Boomer comedy duo Cheech and Chong not to reunite. Television and movie roles are... More >>

  • Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

    published October 28, 2010

    Ponytailed, German-born pianist Markus Groh has a reputation for tackling big classical works. And they don't get much bigger or much more... More >>

  • Nine Nation Animation

    published October 28, 2010

    As animation software becomes more available and animators increasingly think of themselves as artsy-fringe directors, cartoon shorts are becoming... More >>

  • “Form Follows Function”

    published August 5, 2010

    Only organizations as relentlessly dedicated to visual art in all its forms as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston would have a hoard of cups,... More >>

  • UniverSoul Circus

    published August 5, 2010

    UniverSoul Circus combines a big-top spectacle with black culture, and if you think that means rapping ringmasters and acrobatic slam... More >>

  • "Long Way She Wave"

    published July 22, 2010

    In the last few years, legendary Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai has joined Salvador Dalí and M.C. Escher on the list of artists... More >>

  • Children’s Hilltop Festival

    published July 15, 2010

    TV shows, computer games and 3-D flicks are all vying for your kid’s attention this summer. Take a break from the artificial, CGI images and... More >>

  • Galveston ArtWalk 2010

    published July 8, 2010

    Damaged headquarters be damned, the Galveston Arts Center is putting on Galveston ArtWalk 2010, marking 20 years of walks (falling plaster... More >>

  • Willie Nelson's 4th of July Celebration

    published July 1, 2010

    An icon of country music, Willie Nelson is also famous for his 4th of July concerts, not paying taxes and his tireless advocacy of freedom - as... More >>

  • "Wind-Up: Walking the Warp"

    published June 24, 2010

    Anne Wilson's Wind-Up: Walking the Warp is the only work of art we're aware of that combines aspects of sewing and dance. For today's... More >>

  • "Secrets of Circles"

    published June 17, 2010

    We could go on and on naming the circles that form in the natural world (whirlpools, tree rings, planets...), those that are essential in industry... More >>

  • 2010 Big Range Dance Festival

    published June 17, 2010

    Sometimes the title of an event lends no clue as to what to expect. That's not the case for the 2010 Big Range Dance Festival. For three... More >>

  • Mixers & Elixirs 2010

    published June 17, 2010

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science's weekly Mixers and Elixirs event offers people the chance to get drunk and dance around in a room... More >>

  • "Paper Runway"

    published June 3, 2010

    The Robert C. Williams Paper Museum, on the Atlanta campus of Georgia Tech, stores more knowledge of paper and papermaking than the head of The... More >>

  • "John Alexander: Life on a Merry-Go-Round"

    published May 27, 2010

    There's only one painting in Beaumont-born artist John Alexander's show "Life on a Merry-Go-Round," currently at McClain Gallery, but it's... More >>

  • Supers: Short Films Inspired by Heroes

    published May 13, 2010

    It's a trio of imports at the Aurora Picture Show's Supers: Short Films Inspired by Heroes, happening today at the Discovery Green. There's... More >>

  • "Hand + Made: The Performative Impulse in Art and Craft"

    published May 13, 2010

    Visual art is usually displayed static and complete, while performance art is observed live and in-progress. But put them together and the whole... More >>

  • "Perspectives 170: Cruz Ortiz"

    published May 6, 2010

    For "Perspectives 170: Cruz Ortiz," the San Antonio-based artist's work is inside the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, but it's also... More >>

  • Movies Houstonians Love (Meals on Reels): Babette's Feast

    published April 22, 2010

    The chef and owner of Ibiza Food & Wine Bar, Charles Clark, knows a little something about the power of a meal done right. Maybe that's why he... More >>

  • American at Heart

    published March 18, 2010

    Singer Bobby McFerrin, most famous for his 1988 tune "Don't Worry, Be Happy," teamed up with cellist Yo-Yo Ma on a 1992 album called Hush.... More >>

Archives: 2010