The Front Row

The Front Row, 11/14/2007

Unusual & energetic contemporary dance pieces make up “Quirky Works,” presented by the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company! We learn more about this unique company and its upcoming program. Two founding musicians of Mercury Baroque share excerpts and insights on Mont?clair, Bach & Rameau. And we tour the avant-garde jewelry on display at the Museum of […]

Unusual & energetic contemporary dance pieces make up “Quirky Works,” presented by the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company! We learn more about this unique company and its upcoming program. Two founding musicians of Mercury Baroque share excerpts and insights on Mont?clair, Bach & Rameau. And we tour the avant-garde jewelry on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston . . .

Houston Metropolitan Dance Company’s Michelle Smith (Executive Director) & Marlana Walsh (Company Manager – Dancer) discuss the fun and hard work of producing Quirky Works VQuirky Works V will be Saturday, November 17, 8pm at the Wortham Center.   Listen  Download  

Artistic Director Antoine Plante & violinist Jonathan Godfrey of Mercury Baroque  talk about the myth of Europa, which inspired a painting and a cantata…both of which can be enjoyed at their next chamber recital at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  The free concert will be tomorrow, 7:30pm, in the MFAH’s Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery.  Listen  Download

Art collector & scholar Helen Williams Drutt English and curator Cindi Strauss give us a tour of Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Collection of Helen Williams Drutt, on view through January 21, 2008 at the MFAH.  Ms. Strauss & colleagues will speak more about the exhibit at tomorrow’s free Artful Thursday event, 6:30pm, at the MFAH.  Listen  Download

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Catherine Lu

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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