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DANCE CASSEROLE

Check out the hippest new space in town, Aurora Picture Show, for an evening of new dance created in collaboration with film and videomakers....
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ULTRALOUNGE: THE RETURN OF SOCIAL SPACE

UltraLounge refers to post hip-hop lounge culture, with its accoutrement of raves, bands, and ‘zines, the true hard copy of which exists in Las...
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LIZ LERMAN: A TEXT AND DANCE WORKSHOP FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS

Critically acclaimed choreographer and teacher Liz Lerman provides choreographers of all levels with building blocks and tricks of the trade for additions or complete...
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STORIES ABOUT US: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM JUÁREZ

In conjunction with FotoFest 1998, DiverseWorks is pleased to announce an exhibition of street photographers working in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Their work presents an...
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CHRYSALIS DANCE COMPANY

New York dancer and choreographer Sean Curran joins Chrysalis Dance Company during their 15th anniversary evening of dance works featuring solo works by Curran...
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16 HOUSES: OWNING A HOUSE IN THE CITY

16 Houses: Owning a House in the City curated by Michael Bell, has brought together a group of architects, artists and designers to design...
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2ND ANNUAL HOUSTON GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL

May 29 – Screening – This evening of video shorts explores love and its difficulties – race, class, family, violence, and language in gay...
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False Prophets (Or Just Dang Good Guessers)

In this theatrical and sonic exploration of the distinct cultures of the Northwest and Southern Regions of the United States, the artists used homemade...
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 2)

This was part two of a three-part group show curated by Harvey Bott, Art Advisory Board member.
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 3)

This was the third part of a series curated by Harvey Bott, Artist Advisory Board member. It emphasizes that it likely takes until one...
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 1)

Curated by Artist Advisory Board member Harvey Bott, this exhibit was a tribute to Nancy Claster, the hostess and co-creator of Romper Room, “the...
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Liz Lerman: Critical Response Workshop

This workshop invited performers to learn the Critical Response Process, which consists of six steps towards making artwork, including developing, evaluating, and fine-tuning. The...
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Houston Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

This event featured three different artists each day and consisted of video shorts and documentary work. The event was curated by Artist Advisory Board...
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Artist Board Choose

Members of the Artist Advisory Board each chose an artist or performer within the Houston art community to provide their own view of contemporary...
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John Jasperse Company: Excessories

Excessories was a performance piece about styles of dressing, bodies, and movement and how we define our actions and ourselves in relation to perceived...
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Pat Graney Company: Sleep (making peace with the angels

This theatrical performance explored the dreaming state with a “tone between striking ethereal beauty and intensely physical movement.” Sleep weaves in women’s cultural rituals,...
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ABC (Artist Board Chooses)

In this exhibit, the Artist Advisory Board of DiverseWorks each chose a work from the Houston community to be included. The goal of the...
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The Parachute Project

The Parachute Project: Rites of Passage for Young Women and Girls was a performance by at-risk girls from Houston’s marginalized communities who, through this...
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Generation X / Thirteenth Generation

This multimedia exhibit formed as a result of the Generation X Project with artists Tony Day, Leo Esquivel, Daniel Heimbinder, and Peter Lucas. The...
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Danza Sin Fronteras: Four Mexican Choreographers

The first part of DiverseWorks’s 4+4+4+ Series: Work by 12 New Dance Voices. This event reveals the growing independent dance movement in Mexico. Each...
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Artists Who Write

Organized by Joseph Havel, this event was an evening of fiction, essays, observation, journal artists, and poetry by visual artists. This event was a...
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Mas Allá del Deseo

This exhibition was presented in conjunction with Beyond Desire: New Gay and Lesbian Performance and Film Series. The selection of works by gay and...
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Drawing / Crossing the Line

This exhibit explored the definition of drawing and blurred the boundaries between drawing, painting, sculpture, and photography. Though they all used line as a...
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Projects

This exhibit focused on the site-determined works by three artists living in Texas. Lauhakaikul’s work was informed by the political possibility of nuclear war...
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Beyond Repro: The Color Copy Show

This exhibition explored the way that the accessibility of the color copier added a new dimension to copy machine art, offering artists a mass...
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12 Minutes MAX!

Performers are allowed only twelve minutes each to stage new works. A night of mixed media including dance, performance art, music, and drama.
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Drawing / Crossing the Line

This installation included works from multiple artists. Nakabayashi completed a drawing of the humpbacked flute player Kokopelli, a southwestern fertility symbol, using different types...
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Dance Video Festival of French Contemporary Choreographers

This festival explored the art form of video-dance, different from video documentation, with the goal to “penetrate the dance instead of simply depicting it.”...
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Best of Poetry Slam

A performance as part of the 1993 Spring Reading Series featuring the slammers who were chosen by Houston audiences at The Paradox’s weekly Poetry...
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Ken Little: The Elements of Progress: Dreams Escape

This was an installation by San Antonio artist Ken Little who sculpts cars, houses, torsos, animal masks, and figures, often using newspapers, maps, charcoal...
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Sonic Works: Extending the Instrument

This was a New Music Festival extravaganza of sound installations, performances, workshops, and lectures. Part of the goal of the festival was to provide...
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HOUSTON COLLAGE UNDERGROUND

A group exhibit presenting a broad survey of collage activity on the fringe of the Houston art world. Featured many artists who had never...
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HOUSTON: CITY IN TRANSITION

This was a panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition Project Houston, a multi-disciplinary exhibition presenting designs addressing sociological and urban issues facing Houston....
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PROJECT HOUSTON

This exhibition addressed urban and sociological issues facing Houston such as housing, preservation and reuse, transportation, environmental responsibility, and urban revitalization.
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Next Wave: 16 Austin Artists

January 7 – 30, 1984 Curated by Doug Laguarta, Next Wave was an exhibition of works by Austin artists Barbara Atwell, Jill Bedgood, Barbara Brooks,...
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Richard Landry in Performance

December 10, 1983 Richard Landry, internationally known new music composer and performer, in a solo concert organized by Margie Glaser.
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Houston Showdown

November 4 – 30, 1983 Organized by the Alternative Museum in New York, five Houston organizations participated in co-presenting this regional exhibition which included...
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Liz Magic Laser:
Tell Me What You Want to Hear

Liz Magic Laser’s live performances and videos often intervene in public spaces such as banks and movie theaters, and have involved collaborations with actors,...
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The Eleventh Hour

DiverseWorks was born out of urgency, founded in 1982 by a group of artists who sought a gathering space for presenting experimental contemporary work...
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City Council Meeting

This is the city we make together by performing it.Who are you in it? Who represents you? City Council Meeting was presented in three very...
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34th UH School of Art Masters’ Thesis Exhibition

The University of Houston School of Art, Blaffer Art Museum and DiverseWorks collaborated to present the 34th School of Art Masters’ Thesis Exhibition. The exhibition...
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THIS IS DISPLACEMENT

Native Artists Consider the Relationship Between Land and Identity Curated by Carolyn Lee Anderson & Emily Johnson This is Displacement: Native Artists Consider the...
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