Houston

Review: Lia Cook “Bridge 11”

These photographs aren’t prints: they’re woven fabric. Trading pixels for thread, Lia Cook weaves photography and neuroscience to create objects of emotion and reflection at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft [...]...

Music & Medals

Here in Houston, with the recent completion of Houston Grand Opera’s (HGO) annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, this month’s Young Texas Artist Competition (YTA) [...]...

Ruffling the Fringe

WOULD YOU ATTEND YOUR OWN funeral? Would you let a stranger wash your hair? Would you put your art in the fridge? Consider also four-hour artist mini-residencies that run ’round the clock [...]...

The Sweet Sounds of March

Two choral events happening March 24 at 7:30 pm: “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Coming Out Under Fire” at the Lillie and Roy Cullen Theater and “A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass” at The Church of St. John the Divine [...]...

The Little Dog Laughs

Three Reasons Brazos Bookstore Remains a Houston Literary Center   Thursday, illness March 15 - 7 pm:  “The Galveston Chronicles” by Audra Martin D’Aroma...

Wild Children of the Arts

I have a special place in my heart for independent artists, and I’m proud to count myself as one of them. Individual artists enjoy an expansive creative freedom. We’re the wild flowers [...]...

Cut and Paste

IN A 1929 PHOTOGRAPH BY RUSSIAN avant-garde artist El Lissitzky, an extreme close-up of an eye stares out at the viewer, one dark, bristling eyebrow hovering over the oculus. The subject’s pupil has [...]...

Strait To Houston

IRINA CHMYREVA AND EVGENY Berezner do not rush to answers. After each question, there is a moment when they allow themselves a glance, and perhaps a few words in Russian. They then launch into long, [...]...

artiFACTS: March 2012

SPACETAKER ARTIST RESOURCE Center is taking its physical programming online for artists to access a host of arts business resources at their own convenience. The online Artist Resource Center, launching this month, will serve as a clearing house for both local [...]...