Sheila and Isaac Heimbinder
Nina and Michael Zilkha
American Business Machines
Gemma and Luis De Santos
Marita and JB Fairbanks
Karen and Stephan Farber
Jill and Dunham Jewett
Victoria and Marshal Lightman
Judy and Scott Nyquist
Deep Eddy Vodka
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
HONORARY CO-CHAIRS: …
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Regina Agu / Isela Aguirre / Chris Akin / Sterling Allen / Seth Alverson / Miguel Amat / Claire Ankenman / Andis Applewhite / The Art Guys / Kimberly Aubuchon / Lisa Anne Auerbach / David Aylsworth / Lisa Baldin / Nick Barbee / Heather Bause / Jill Bedgood / Mary Walling Blackburn / Elaine Bradford / Devon Britt-Darby / Tim Brown / Richie Budd / Laura Burlton / Marcus Cain / Christopher Cascio / Janice Caswell / Magdalen Celestino / Penny Cerling / Isabelle Scurry Chapman / Kristen Cliburn / Cat Clifford / Lucinda Cobley / Jillian Conrad / …
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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!
Get your tickets here!
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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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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Mequitta Ahuja, Chris Akin, Sterling Allen, David Anderson, Polly Apfelbaum, Andis Applewhite, Kimberly Aubuchon, David Aylsworth, Lisa Baldin, Nick Barbee, Debra Barrera, Heather Bause, Jill Bedgood, Bevin Bering, William Betts, Michael Bise, HJ Bott, Natasha Bowdoin, Justin Boyd, Elaine Bradford, Tim Brown, Richie Budd, Laura Burlton, Adam Burkett, Jesse Butcher, Colby Caldwell, Maria Guzman Capron, Christopher Cascio, Janice Caswell, Magdalen Celestino, Penny Cerling, Isabelle Scurry Chapman, Elizabeth Chiles, Kristen Cliburn, Cat Clifford, Jillian Conrad, Felipe Contreras, Carrie Cook, Lily Cox-Richard, Erin Curtis, Keren Cytter, Piyali Sen Dasgupta, Bill Davenport, Nancy Davidson, Sasha Dela, Augusto Di Stefano, Peter Dickson, Devon Dikeou, Kim Dingle, Nathaniel Donnett, Chris Doyle, Dump Truck, Donna Durbin, Scott Eastwood, Jane Eifler, Franklin Evans, Orna Feinstein, Tony Feher, Loli Fernandez, Santiago Forero, Carson Fox, Angela Fraleigh, Mark Francis, Dana Frankfort, James Benjamin Franklin, Lynn Ganschinietz, Helen Gerritzen, Wayne …
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