Elia Arce: “First Woman on the Moon” photo credit: Martin Cox
Conceived, designed, written, directed, and performed by Elia Arce
Technical Director: Jose María Francos
November 30 & December 1, 7:30 pm: PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Presented by DiverseWorks at FRENETIC THEATER, 5102 Navigation Blvd, Houston
Originally commissioned by Highways Performance Space (Los Angeles), First Woman on the Moon is historically important as one of the earliest performance pieces to give a different voice to the Latino identity movement, focusing more on issues of class and spirituality rather than race and ethnicity. In First Woman, Arce leads the audience through a series of …
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Franklin Evans, “eyesonthedge”, 2012, mixed media installation (detail). Courtesy the artist and Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY. Photo: Adam Reich
November 17, 2012 – January 5, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 6 – 8 pm
Artist’s Talk: Saturday, November 17, 2 pm
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO FRANKLIN EVANS TALK WITH TROY SCHULZE ON KUHA FM’S THE FRONT ROW
DiverseWorks is pleased to present the first exhibition in our new Midtown space, houstontohouston, a large-scale installation by New York-based artist Franklin Evans. Evans’ work takes advantage of the indexical nature of materials and …
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This is the city we make together by performing it. Who are you in it? Who represents you?
Co-Presented by DiverseWorks and the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
November 1 – 3, 2012, FREE
City Council Meeting will be presented in three very different locations over three evenings the first weekend in November. Post-show discussions will follow each performance. Admission is free.
City Council Meeting is a participatory theater event about empathy, democracy and power. Combining transcripts from government meetings in several cities, as well as original writing and a surprise ending, City …
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October 10 – 13, 2012
7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm)
Tickets: $15 general admission / $10 DiverseWorks Members, Students, Seniors
Wednesday, October 10 – Pay What You Want!
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Written and directed by artist Keren Cytter, Show Real Drama is based on the lives of two of her actors who find themselves unemployed after graduating from the University of Acting in Salzburg. After countless failed attempts to get hired, they decide to write and direct scenes for their own showreels. Show Real Drama comes to DiverseWorks following …
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Keren Cytter, "Vengeance" (working title), 2012, HD video still, courtesy of the artist
DiverseWorks opens the 2012-13 Season with Keren Cytter: Video Art Manual
DOWNTOWN – 1117 East Freeway, Houston, TX 77002
September 8 – October 20, 2012
OPENING PREVIEW: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 8-10 PM
GALLERY TALK: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2 PM
MIDTOWN – 4102 Fannin, Houston, TX 77004
(entrance on Cleburne between Fannin and Main)
Video Art Manual is a major survey exhibition of works by Israeli-born artist Keren Cytter, whose experimental videos mix disjointed cinematic, literary, and theatrical conventions to …
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Kicking off its 30th Anniversary as Houston’s most daring multidisciplinary arts center, DiverseWorks is pleased to announce several exciting changes that will re-launch the pioneering institution within the city’s cultural landscape. A revitalized DiverseWorks announces a new home, new staff appointments, and new public programs.
After 20 years in its warehouse space north of downtown, DiverseWorks is relocating to 4102 Fannin Street in the heart of midtown. This move, the third in the organization’s history, signals a commitment to midtown as a geographically critical area for the arts inHouston. It also precedes the highly anticipated construction of the Independent Arts …
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Don Ed Hardy, "North Shore (Green)" 2012, Sumi ink and acrylic on Tyvek, detail
From June 9 – July 7, 2012 DiverseWorks will present west-coast artist Don Ed Hardy’s 2000 Dragons, along with a brand new series of dragon paintings which have never before been exhibited together. 2000 Dragons is a 500 foot-long scroll painting of 2000 dragons, created in the year 2000 to commemorate not only what was The Year of the Dragon in the Asian zodiac system, but the dawning of a new millennium. The new series of consists of twelve dragon paintings, one for …
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Grandalism featuring Article
Curated by GONZO247
April 28 – July 7, 2012
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 6-9pm
Grandalism is a season-long series of street art commissions presented in partnership with GONZO247, founder of Aerosol Warfare. Throughout the season, the DiverseWorks dock will be the backdrop for a series of rotating, large-scale works that features accomplished street artists. Featuring a different artist every 8 weeks, Grandalism showcases the raw talent and innovation of the city’s freshest and most prolific urban artists selected by one of Houston’s most notable street art legends.
Phillip Orlando Perez (aka Article) is a self-taught independent artist based …
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34th School of Art Masters’ Thesis Exhibition
April 28-May 12, 2012
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 6-9pm
The University of Houston School of Art, Blaffer Art Museum and DiverseWorks are proud to present the 34th School of Art Masters’ Thesis Exhibition, on view from April 28–May 12, 2012 at DiverseWorks.
Image: M’Kina Tapscott, M Theory, 2012, mixed media with hair
The exhibition features works by Danilo Bojic, Ted Closson, Sebastian Forray, Lisa Garrett, Steven Hook, Chuck Ivy, Rosine Kouamen, Natali Leduc, Emily McGrew, Abi Semtner, and M’kina Tapscott. These eleven graduating students represent five departments in the University …
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This round’s theme: Babysitting for Fun and ProfitMay 8, 2012 7:30 Big Star Bar 1005 West 19th St. Houston, TX 77008
Join us at Slinging Ink at Big Star Bar, a war of words in which writings were submitted about a given theme.
This round’s theme:
Babysitting for Fun and Profit
May 8, 2012
Big Star Bar
1005 West 19th St.
Houston, TX 77008
The selected winner will receive $100! $100!
Stories and more – both true and imagined – from all the points of view of the babysitting experience: the parent, the babysitter, …
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