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1409 Sul Ross Houston, TX 77006 | Montrose | 713-622-5710
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    Enjoy a program of meditative modern American music when the Rothko Chapel presents Adam Tendler: Night Thoughts. One of the highlights of the evening is sure to be Tendler's performance of...
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The mission of the Rothko Chapel is to inspire people to action through art and contemplation, to nurture reverence for the highest aspirations of humanity, and to provide a forum for global concerns.

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