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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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HOUSTON SIGN PAINTERS

The true painters of Houston invade DiverseWorks’ subspace in this unique exhibition curated by Artist Board member Leamon Green. Artists accustomed to working on...
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LOUNGE LIZARD BALL

The Honorary Chair of the evening is internationally known artist Mel Chin. An evening of entertainment by Mr. Fabulous & Casino Royale which feature...
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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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IN CONCERT: JOE MCPHEE & ARTHUR DOYLE

Multi-instrumentalist Joe McPhee and tenor saxophonist Arthur Doyle are artists whose visions were forged in the fires of the 1960’s free-jazz underground and finely...
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RECIPIENTS

Public debate and political pressure have forced organizations such as the Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County. CACHH continues to offer grants...
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THE HARRY CAREY SHOW

The Harry Carey Show is a curatorial/installation project by CAR (Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam), highlighting the anxious ‘second city’ symptoms of living and working...
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AL ROJO VIVO BARE BONES

In Bare Bones, interdisciplinary artist Elia Arce has created an original evening of performance in collaboration with Liz Mullings, an HIV+ Latina living in Houston,...
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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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Our Own Brits

This exhibition, in direct comparison to the Fish & Chips exhibition, featured the work of quasi-expatriates finding comfort in Houston. Curated by Artist Advisory...
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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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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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Elizabeth McGrath

In this exhibition, artist Elizabeth McGrath brings “funny, biomorphic fabric and crochet structures” that evoke the body, furniture, and cartoon animals to DiverseWorks. This...
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Richard Hubscher’s Bone Machine

In this performance, Hubscher created a rhythmic choreography, described as “an existential or post-nuclear dance set.” This dance performance includes dancers Trey McIntyre, Sheryl...
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Mississippi Freedom

Mississippi Freedom was a play in collaboration with actors, storytellers, and musicians from the Jackson, Mississippi area. The work explored race relations in the...
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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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12 Minutes MAX! A Community Gathering

In this 12 Minutes MAX! event, Pianist Sarah Rothenburg performed the Houston premiere of the piano solo, And like a … an engine by...
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12 Minutes MAX! Some Mourn, Some Rejoice

The topic of this program, Some Mourn, Some Rejoice, was selected by the Artist Advisory Board Member Roxanne Claire. A “study in contrasts,” it...
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Project Row Houses: Through the Artist’s Eye

Project Row Houses is a unique public art project featuring art and culture education programs, historic preservation, urban revitalization, and community services. Seven artists...
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Jump Start Performance Co.

A night of performances by several artists in different forms and topics. Sterling Houston presented two excerpts from his written art “The Positive Tip”...
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Process – Strategy – Irony

An exhibition featuring various styles of paintings that use one or more of the overlapping elements of process, strategy, and irony. Curated by Aaron...
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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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12 Minutes MAX!

A variety show with several performances—performers only have 12 minutes on the stage to perform their work.
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Root Wy’mn Theatre Company: lovve / rituals & rage

The Root Wy’mn Theatre Company put on this poetry-play by Sharon Bridgforth that traced the journey of the soul of one woman through different...
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Beverly Bajema and Daniele Massie: Art of Daily Living Salon

The Farm Girls gave a two-day workshop for anyone who has a passion for living each moment well.
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Beverly Bajema and Daniele Massie: The Farm Girls

After an open-air hayride away from Houston’s urban center, the audience members met up with The Farm Girls who shared their background of growing...
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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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Trey McIntyre and Y.A. Bagersh: Wake Up and Be Eaten

Close to Halloween, DiverseWorks presented this show, a two-man pastiche of theater, movement, and music by Express Theater’s Y.A. Bagersh and Houston Ballet’s Trey...
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12 Minutes Max!

During this event, performers were allowed twelve minutes each to stage new works. It was a night of mixed media including dance, performance art,...
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Second Cities: Guadalajara to Houston

This was a survey exhibit of artists living and working in Guadalajara, Mexico. The artists ranged from established, internationally recognized artists to the hottest...
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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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Bettison Bash!!! (Return of the Space Alien Babies)

This was a carnival extravaganza to benefit Houston artist James Bettison. In May 1991, the artist’s house and studio were destroyed by a fire...
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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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James Magee: Works from 1982-91

This was a solo exhibition featuring the work of El Paso sculptor and writer James Magee. From the garbage dumps of Juarez, Magee salvaged...
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Linda Montano Performance

The New York performance artist performed her new work featuring a snake handler, masseuses, a cowgirl, and a doctor. She also performed two days...
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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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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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LANDscapes

Juried temporary outdoor sculpture exhibition, a joint project with the Houston International Festival featuring site-specific works by John Atlas, The Art Guys, Sharon Kopriva,...
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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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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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Seen & Unseen

October 3 – 28, 1983 An exhibition curated by Benito Huerta examining works by artists who have shown regularly in Houston and those who...
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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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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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Ayman Harper with Matmos: (theLID

Part-time Houston-based choreographer and former Forsythe Company member Ayman Harper comes to DiverseWorks with the U.S. premiere of (theLID, a  conceptualized dance event. Collaborating...
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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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David McGee:
El Soñador Elegante

Houston-based artist David McGee inaugurated DiverseWorks’ 25th season by creating a massive installation featuring sculpture, painting, photography, and video depicting the essence of 25 years...
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