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Wordsmyth Reading Series: Pooka by James McLindon

Main Street Theater : 7:00 p.m. April 21

The most feared beast in Irish folklore is a pooka, a magical creature with the capacity to shape-shift and influence animals. James McLindon’s new play Pooka, being given a staged reading as part of the Wordsmyth Reading Series, follows a pooka who meets a child who’s being bullied... More >>

Montrose Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

The Fidelis Quartet

University of St. Thomas : 7:30 p.m. April 21

Four Houston Symphony musicians form the chamber music group Fidelis Quartet. The musicians — violinists Rodica Gonzalez and Mihaela Frusina, cellist Jeffrey Butler and violist Wei Jiang — have performed at Carnegie Hall and toured the United States and Puerto Rico. Today... More >>

Montrose Performing Arts, Music, Arts

Houston PBS Community Cinema: Medora

Houston Public Library - Central Library : 6:00 p.m. April 23

Stories about small-town sports teams that face incredible odds are Hollywood staples (think Remember the Titans and Hoosiers), but there’s no script in the sports documentary Medora. The film follows a luckless Indiana high school basketball team. After losing all 22 of its games the... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Film - Repertory and Special Screenings, Arts

IFC Slightly Off Cinema Salute to Best Buds: Jesus Christ Superstar

Alamo Drafthouse - Vintage Park : 7:30 p.m. April 23

Norman Jewison’s 1973 film Jesus Christ Superstar was controversial from the very start. To begin with, Jesus was played by Texas-born rocker Ted Neeley, who didn’t have anything close to the angelic voice that might be expected of JC. Neeley screeched, rasped and squealed his way... More >>

Jersey Village Film - Repertory and Special Screenings, Arts

Augustana

Fitzgerald's : 7:00 p.m. April 22

The end of Chris Carrabba’s Dashboard Confessional era was a sad time for many fans, most of whom had become familiar with him through his emo anthems like “Screaming Infidelities” and “Hands Down.” His style became an MTV staple, which led to a decade of emotional... More >>

Heights Music

HAIM

House of Blues : 8:00 p.m. April 22

Since their charming debut album, Days Are Gone, dropped last September, equally charming L.A. sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim have enjoyed the kind of critical praise normally lavished on the latest Brooklyn indie-rockers. But Days is a pop record through and through, boasting at least a... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Music

Bastille

House of Blues : 8:00 p.m. April 23

As much a phenomenon as a rock band, Bastille have become the hottest group on the planet in the space of about six months. Dan Smith’s south London crew took over that spot from Imagine Dragons, with whom their supersized synth-rock sound shares more than a few similarities.... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Music

Linda Edler

Jones Hall For the Performing Arts : 7:30 p.m. May 29

Houston has lots of options for a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day, but it’s hard to beat Linda Eder’s Valentine, which pairs the concert singer and Broadway performer (Jekyll and Hyde) with the Houston Symphony. The program includes Eder singing her best-known material... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Valentine's Day, Music, Arts

“The Wartime Escape: Marget and H.A. Rey’s Journey from France”

Holocaust Museum Houston : 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. until June 15; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Sat., Sun. until June 15

Millions of kids grew up with Curious George, an inquisitive brown monkey who’s at the center of the children’s books series The Adventures of Curious George. Few of those young readers knew about the story of George’s creators, Hans and Margret Rey. Their experiences fleeing... More >>

Third Ward Visual Art, Arts

“John Sargent: The Watercolors”

Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston : 12:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. every Sun. until May 26; 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed. until May 26; 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. every Thu. until May 26; 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. every Fri., Sat. until May 26

Though much of his legacy is linked to oil-painting portraiture, American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) spent much of the 20th century creating works in watercolor. More than 90 of those pieces — whose subjects run the gamut from Italian gardens and maritime scenes to lounging... More >>

Kirby-West U Visual Art, Museum Exhibits and Events, Arts, Art - Museums

“Ellen Kaplowitz ­ Kingdom of Gold: Photographs of Ghana”

Houston Museum of African American Culture : 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 5

The “Ellen Kaplowitz ­ Kingdom of Gold: Photographs of Ghana” exhibit captures images of a rare and elaborate event, the enstoolment of a new king. In this case, it’s the installation of Asantehene Otomfuo Osei Tutu II as King of the Ashanti Kingdom. “I think most... More >>

Third Ward Visual Art, Photography, Arts

“Topsoil”

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 25; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Sun. until May 25

The Houston center for Contemporary Craft has a strict “Don’t touch the art” policy, but if you could pick up the Kate de Para’s contributions to “Topsoil” — you can’t, but if you could — you’d find that the rock-like objects are very... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Visual Art, Craft Events, Arts

Anna Christie

Theatre Southwest : 8:00 p.m. every Fri., Sat. until May 3

Lisa Schofield directs the Theatre Southwest production of Anna Christie. Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama chronicles a sailor’s reunion with Anna, the adult daughter he has not seen in 20 years. Her father objects when she becomes involved with another sailor,... More >>

Outer Loop - SW Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

Olive and the Bitter Herbs

Theatre Suburbia : 8:30 p.m. every Fri., Sat. until May 10; 3:00 p.m. every Sun. from April 27 until May 4

The title character in the comedy Olive and the Bitter Herbs entertains herself by complaining. An elderly, cranky actress best known for her line “Gimme the sausage,” Olive complains a lot and about everything. She complains about her next-door neighbors, a perfectly nice gay... More >>

Outer Loop - NW Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

Cock

Obsidian Art Space : 8:00 p.m. every Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 11; 5:00 p.m. every Sun. until May 11

Obsidian Art Space and Theater LaB Houston join forces to produce the Southwest premiere of Cock. Michael Bartlett’s comedy/drama features a cast of three men (John and two others known simply as M and F) and a woman (W). A gay couple, John and M, are on a break from their relationship... More >>

Heights Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

Really, Really

Freneticore Theater : 8:00 p.m. every Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 4; 8:00 p.m. April 21

Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Really Really has been called the Lord of the Flies for the millennial generation. The comparison might not be strong enough. Really Really seems a much more blistering indictment of society, perhaps because the circumstances are so familiar. Set at an ivy league... More >>

East End Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

Communicating Doors

Alley Theatre : 8:00 p.m. every Fri. until April 27; 2:30 p.m. every Sat. until April 27; 2:30 p.m. every Sun. until April 27; 7:30 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu. until April 27

It’s the year 2024, and Phoebe walks through the wrong hotel door and into a world of danger. She meets another woman, Ruella, and together they try to stop someone from being killed, as they flip back and forth through time. Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd, who describes the... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Theater, Performing Arts, Arts

Das Rheingold

Wortham Theater Center : 7:30 p.m. April 23; 7:30 p.m. April 26

He’s a god, in fact the ruler of the gods, but he’s got only one eye (he gave the other one up to gain wisdom in a trade that occurred before this opera starts). In Das Rheingold, he’s a rash young man, still far from what Scottish bass-baritone Iain Paterson describes as... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Theater, Performing Arts, Opera, Music, Arts

“Joan Son: Time Travelers”

C G Jung Educational Center : 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. until April 29; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. every Fri. until April 29; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. every Sat. until April 29

Nationally recognized origami artist Joan Son takes her art back to the beginning (in a way) with her “Joan Son: Time Travelers” exhibit currently at the Jung Center of Houston. As a young girl, Son designed dresses for her paper dolls. Her mother saved those early works of art and... More >>

Montrose Visual Art, Craft Events, Arts

“Spectra: Work by Adrian Esparza”

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 11; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Sun. until May 11

Mexican-American artist and El Paso native Adrian Esparza creates installations for “Spectra: Work by Adrian Esparza,” now on exhibit at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, by deconstructing everyday, mass-produced items (posters, T-shirts, serapes). He unravels a brightly... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Visual Art, Arts

“Vladimir Frumin and Gennady Meergus: Behind the Mountains”

Russian Cultural Center Our Texas : 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. every Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. until May 10; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. every Sat. until May 10

Photographer Vladimir Frumin’s series Russia 2013 was inspired by a visit to Siberia after 23 years of living abroad. “How had I changed during that time?” he says. “How had my friends changed? I wanted to talk to them and see how we were different.” The... More >>

Kirby-West U Visual Art, Photography, Arts

“Dark Light: The Micaceous Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse”

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until May 11; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Sun. until May 11

Newly arrived curator Elizabeth Kozlowski (she joined the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft staff just a month ago) was still installing the exhibit “Dark Light: The Micaceous Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse” when we spoke to her. She told us she was struck not only by... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Visual Art, Craft Events, Arts

“National Geographic’s Real Pirates”

Moody Gardens : 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily until September 28

To an entire generation, the word “pirate” brings to mind an effete but basically harmless Johnny Depp with historically inaccurate eyeliner acting like a drunk Keith Richards. The true scalawags of the seas were a bit more dangerous. The exhibit “National Geographic’s... More >>

Galveston Museum Exhibits and Events, Family Events

Glover Gill

Continental Club : 8:00 p.m. every Mon.

Every Glover Gill song tells a story. Like a good book or movie, it grabs you at the beginning, sinks its hooks into you near the middle and gives you at least one good surprise before coming to an end. And without the vocals or lyrics, either. Quite the scholarly musician, Glover Gill studied... More >>

Downtown/ Midtown Music

“Richard Serra: Prints”

Hiram Butler Gallery : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until June 7

Few American artists have had the impact of Richard Serra. Known for his landmark sculptural work, Serra has focused on drawing since the early 1970s, experimenting with various techniques including the use of charcoal, ink and paintsticks. It’s his drawings that viewers will see at the... More >>

Heights Visual Art, Arts
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