The Front Row, Tuesday, 10/06/2009

The Houston-based journal, Art Lies, and its Distinguished Critics Lecture Series, present Raphael Rubinstein, Contributing Editor of Art in America ... Professor of Critical Studies at the University of Houston ... and editor of the anthology, Critical Mess: Art Critics on the State of Their Practice, published in 2006.ξMr. Rubinstein discusses modern-day examples of the tradition of poets being inspired by works of visual art ... in his free talk, A Reading Of..., this evening atξ7:00PM at the Menil Collection. He talks about his work and his lecture with TFRξProducer Bob Stevenson. Listen Download

The Aperio: Music of the Americas series opens its 2009-2010 performance season with the recital, American Idyll , a program of works for voice, violin and piano by the pioneering 20th-Century U-S composers, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland and Frederic Rzewski.ξThe performance is Friday evening atξ7:30PM at Covenant Church. KUHF's St. John Flynn hosts a preview session in KUHF's Geary Performance Studio. Listen Download

Dancer-choreographer Sandra Organ-Soliz speaks with KUHF's Catherine Lu.ξMs. Organ and her contemporary dance company celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with performances of an expanded version of her full-length piece, Si Se Puede! — Yes, We Can!, celebrating the legacy of United Farm Workers organizer, C’©sar Ch’vez.ξThere's a daytime show for students and seniors, Friday at 11:15AM at Talento Biling’_e de Houston. Then, there will be two general-audience evening performances, Friday and Saturday atξ8:00PM ... again at Talento Biling’_e de Houston. Listen Download

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