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Grammy Winner Leads the Houston Symphony in Handel’s “Messiah”

Posted on · The Houston Symphony performs Handel’s Messiah this weekend (Dec. 16-18), featuring Grammy-winning conductor Stephen Stubbs in his Houston Symphony debut leading the concert from the harpsichord. The piece tells the story of Jesus Christ’s nativity, passion, resurrection, and ascension. Stuctured in three parts and includes famous melodies “Ev’ry Valley” and the glorious “Hallelujah Chorus” All concerts will take […]

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Rita Moreno Defies Typecasting at Every Stage of Her Career

Posted on · Actress Rita Moreno will appear at the Houston Arts Alliance’s gala Thursday night. The celebrated actress, singer, and dancer is famous for a lot of things: among them, her role as Anita in West Side Story, her pioneering work in public television on The Electric Company, her appearances through the years on Sesame Street and […]