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September Art Shows: Urban Legend, Ground Zero and Prisoner of Love

12 days ago by Susie Tommaney
Between upcoming museum exhibitions that cover everything from murals to American Sign Language and Aboriginal art, to local gallery openings and even a few out of town offerings, September is the month to get out and see what's happening on the local art scene. Dig deeper to learn how the...

Houstonian Helps Smithsonian Pick Six Decades of Great Concert Shots

2 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
“The Smithsonian proudly features all aspects of American life, and what’s more American than rock and roll?"

View Works by Two Museum-Class Texas Artists on Colquitt Gallery Row

7 months ago by Susie Tommaney
It's a great month for Houston art with two important gallery exhibitions of Texas artists who also are in the permanent collections of world-class museums. Works by the late modernist sculptor Jim Love are on view at Moody Gallery, while local legend Floyd Newsum is exhibiting some previously unseen works...

New Washington, D.C. Museum to Open With Art by Houstonian Floyd Newsum

3 years ago by Susie Tommaney
The art world is all abuzz about the soon-to-be-open Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Set to open September 24, the Washington, D.C.-based museum embraces the fact that African-American history is our nation's history, with explorations into powerful moments in art, community and events over the...

Video Games Live Gives Millennials the Ultimate Reason to Attend the Houston Symphony

2 years ago by Sam Byrd
Video Games Live will bring an immersive concert experience to the Houston Symphony on July 14 complete with the soundtrack to everyone's favorite games, videos, and rock and roll lighting.

21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: A Battle of the Sexes and Italian Fest Fun

2 years ago by Houston Press
Check out the Houston Press calendar for even more things to do.

Smither Collection at The Menil Brings Outsider and Visionary Art Indoors

3 years ago by Susie Tommaney
If you love Smither Park – and what's not to love about East End's whimsical and colorful, ever-evolving public space decorated with found and repurposed objects – you're going to appreciate the new exhibit at The Menil Collection. “As Essential As Dreams: Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Stephanie and...

One of the World's Most Important Ancient Artifacts, On View at the MFAH

6 years ago by Meredith Deliso
In Tehran, more than a million people viewed it; at the Smithsonian Institution, there was timed ticketing. While worlds apart, all these people came to see a clay object no larger than a football. Despite its unassuming size and material, the Cyrus Cylinder is no ordinary object. It is one...

Scholars and Headbangers Agree: Thrash-Metal Greats Anthrax Are 'Kings'

4 years ago by Kristy Loye
Thrash-metal veterans Anthrax are due to release their latest album, For All Kings, later this month. While many Houstonians wait in anticipation for the release, many will find themselves listening to the new tracks live tonight at Revention Music Center alongside with Lamb of God. Just as drummer, Charlie Benante...

Retired Shuttles: Houston Even Finished Behind McMinnville, Oregon

8 years ago by Richard Connelly
NASA's Inspector General has issued a report that found no political interference with the decisions on where to send the retired space shuttles for display, decisions which of course shut out Houston. "We found no evidence that the Team's recommendation or the Administrator's decision were tainted by political influence or...

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