A FABLED EVENING BENEFITING DIVERSEWORKS
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 6 – 10 PM
Experience a unique evening orchestrated by the internationally renowned conceptual artist Pablo Helguera. This exclusive fundraising event, inspired by childhood fables, includes a cocktail party and preview of the artist’s exhibition, The Fable Is to Be Retold, a live performance recital, and a whimsically themed dinner at Brennan’s of Houston.
$250 DiverseWorks Members / $300 Non-Members*
Josefa Gonzalez Mariscal and Austin Werner
Fairy Tale Writers
Dr. Penelope & Mr. Lester Marks
Josefa Gonzalez Mariscal, Fine Art Appraiser
Janet Meyer & Raequel Roberts
Robert & Mariana Valdes Debes
Austin Werner & Catherine Codispoti
Mahenou & Omer Ilahi
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
6 pm: Cocktails & Exhibition Preview, DiverseWorks GALLERY, 3400 Main
7 pm: Live Performance, The Fable of the Ancient Children and Other Stories, MATCHBOX 1 theater, 3400 Main
8 pm: Artist’s Dinner, BRENNAN’s OF HOUSTON, 3300 Smith
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
The Fable of the Ancient Children and Other Stories: A Performance Recital with Pablo Helguera is a three-part performance inspired by childhood fables that features adaptations of “The Mock Turtle” from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland (1885), “The Swan” from Camille Saint-Saën’s Carnival of the Animals (1886), and Scott Joplin’s Solace (Mexican Serenade) (1909).
In addition to Helguera, performers include Harrison Guy (dance), Tomas Jonsson (piano), Candace Ratliff (dance), Yvonne Smith (viola), Yvonne Chen (piano), and Nicholas Wong (cello).
A Fabled Evening supports DiverseWorks’ 2016-17 programming season.
*tax-deductible amount: $165 / $215