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Becoming Nannerl: The Other Mozart
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Becoming Nannerl: The Other Mozart

The story begins with a portrait by Johann Nepomuk della Croce of a family: father,…

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Seeing With the Heart: <em>The Little Prince</em> Charms at HGO
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Seeing With the Heart: The Little Prince Charms at HGO

For a long time after its world premiere in 2003, I hoped Houston Grand Opera…

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Suggesting the Eternal
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Suggesting the Eternal

We Are All Folk: The Art of Everyday (Folk) Life
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We Are All Folk: The Art of Everyday (Folk) Life

This winter season at MATCH, the Houston Art Alliance’s Folklife + Traditional Arts Program presents…

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The Timelessness of Political Art
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The Timelessness of Political Art

Coming Home: Mario Zambrano
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Coming Home: Mario Zambrano

Mario Zambrano was an accomplished contemporary ballet dancer before turning to writing fiction.

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A Community Rebuilt
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A Community Rebuilt

Arts under Fire
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Arts under Fire

Janis Joplin, CineSpace, Rap Battles & Texas Talent
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Rothko’s Rothkos
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Rothko’s Rothkos

At the time of Mark Rothko’s death in 1970, nearly eight hundred works restedquietly in…

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Curtain Up: Houston’s Main Street Theater Celebrates 40 Years and a Newly Renovated Space
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Curtain Up: Houston’s Main Street Theater Celebrates 40 Years and a Newly Renovated Space

“This is a real milestone!” Main Street Theater executive artistic director Rebecca Greene Udden offers…

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Song of Houston: Story of HGOco
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Song of Houston: Story of HGOco

In the September world premiere of O Columbia, the new chamber opera from HGOco, a…

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Contemporary Photography in Texas
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Step Afrika! Storms the Miller
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Step Afrika! Storms the Miller

“So, this is a tap show?” asked a friend, minutes before the curtain went up…

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Speed, Skeletons & Flying Dancers
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Speed, Skeletons & Flying Dancers

Alley Theatre’s Second Life
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Alley Theatre’s Second Life

Young, Bold & Conductorless: KINETIC Launches their First Season
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Young, Bold & Conductorless: KINETIC Launches their First Season

Houston, meet KINETIC, a new conductorless ensemble founded by two accomplished young musicians: New Zealand…

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Summer Success: Houston Ballet Triumphs at Hamburg Ballet Days Festival
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Summer Success: Houston Ballet Triumphs at Hamburg Ballet Days Festival

Houston Ballet's reputation in the Bayou City is solid, as it is in Texas and…

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Fall Dance at Miller: Great Performances in the Great Outdoors
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Fall Dance at Miller: Great Performances in the Great Outdoors

Towards a New Kind of Fair
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Towards a New Kind of Fair

Winds on the move: Meet Houston Symphony’s newest reed tunesmith
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Winds on the move: Meet Houston Symphony’s newest reed tunesmith

Mark Nuccio, who joined the New York Philharmonic in 1999 as associate principal and solo…

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Mapping Theater in Houston
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Mapping Theater in Houston

Choreographic Connections: MacMillan, Bruce and Smith open Houston Ballet’s Fall Season
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Choreographic Connections: MacMillan, Bruce and Smith open Houston Ballet’s Fall Season

The relationship between a dance company and a choreographer is a delicate thing.

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Hello Houston, I’m Your New Professor
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Hello Houston, I’m Your New Professor

Language and Memory: Redefining Print at Community Artist Collective
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Language and Memory: Redefining Print at Community Artist Collective

Lit up by natural light from outside, the white walls of the Community Artist Collective’s…

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Catastrophic Theatre’s Tamarie Cooper Goes Back to School
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Catastrophic Theatre’s Tamarie Cooper Goes Back to School

In the Bayou City, we know that it’s summer when the curtain rises on Tamarie…

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Leading Houston’s Alternative Spaces
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Leading Houston’s Alternative Spaces

Black matter dripping from canvas, flanking a fish tank and bowl filled with water, microphones,…

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Love & Film Win: QFest Turns 19 with an Outstanding Line up
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Love & Film Win: QFest Turns 19 with an Outstanding Line up

QFest takes over multiple screens in Houston from July 23-27 at various venues across the…

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Moving Up: A Conversation with Houston Ballet’s Jared Matthews
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Moving Up: A Conversation with Houston Ballet’s Jared Matthews

Stanton Welch promoted Houston native Jared Matthews to the rank of principal dancer after his…

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The Elements Come to Life in Houston Ballet’s Morris, Welch & Kylián
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The Elements Come to Life in Houston Ballet’s Morris, Welch & Kylián

Houston Ballet touched on all the elements in their final mixed repertory of the season...

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Wicked Fun: Houston Shakespeare Festival Brings Macbeth and Merchant to Miller Outdoor Theatre
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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm
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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm

Are you ready, Houston? Another storm is blowing through, and this time, NobleMotion Dance is…

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A Space Within a Space
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A Space Within a Space

Meta Theater
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Meta Theater

Farewell Sweet Prince: Houston Ballet’s Simon Ball Retires
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Farewell Sweet Prince: Houston Ballet’s Simon Ball Retires

Houston Ballet principal Simon Ball takes his final bow as the season draws to a…

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Canonizing the Commonplace
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Canonizing the Commonplace

Intimacy, Distance and Defunct Gestures
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Intimacy, Distance and Defunct Gestures

Unnerving Mannerism
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Unnerving Mannerism

On the hunt for excellence
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On the hunt for excellence

Stephen King trains the next generation of opera singers at HGO and Rice University

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