Literature

February Artful Thursday: Suneeta Vaswani and Indian Cooking

Posted on · This month's Artful Thursday at the MFAH will focus on the works of Suneeta Vaswani, author of The Complete Book of Indian Cooking. The presentation is this Thursday, February 25th at 6:30 PM in the Caroline Weiss Law Building of the MFAH. To preview the event, KUHF's Eric Ladau sat down with Ms. Vaswani.

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August Artful Thursday: The Art Guys present Home on the Range

Posted on · This month's Artful Thursday program, August 13, 2009, beginning at 6:30 PM at the at the Caroline Wiess Law Building, The Art Guys present Home on the Range. For more than a quarter of a century, The Art Guys—Houston based Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing—have intrigued, entertained, puzzled, and moved audiences with their art. Theirs is a world where the everyday becomes monumental, humor is serious, and the ridiculous meets the sublime.

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June Artful Thursday: Amy Blakemore, Photographs 1988-2008

Posted on · This month's Artful Thursday at the MFAH will focus on the works of photographer Amy Blakemore, but through the eyes of two of her students: author Katherine Center and photographer Will Michels. The presentation is this Thursday, June 18th at 6:30 PM in the Caroline Weiss Law Building of the MFAH. To preview the event, KUHF's Eric Ladau sat down with the two artists, as well as MFAH curator Alison de Lima Greene.

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MFAH’s “Artful Thursday” presents The Song of the Scapegoat: The Birth of Greek Tragedy

Posted on · The month's free Artful Thursday program, March 12, 2009, beginning at 6:30 pm in the Caroline Wiess Law Building of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, bears the intriguing title, The Song of the Scapegoat: The Birth of Greek Tragedy. In less than a century, the poets of Fifth-Century B.C. Athens gave birth to and then perfected the genre of Greek Tragedy.  Second only to the epics of Homer in their exalted scope and high seriousness, the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides invited their audiences to participate in and endure titanic struggles between men and gods, order and chaos, justice and revenge, guilt and expiation.

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Artful Thursday, May 22nd at 6:30 PM

Posted on · KUHF and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston present this month's installment of Artful Thursday, on Thursday, May 22nd at 6:30 PM in the MFAH's Brown Auditorium.  Carter Smith of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will speak about the work of the Katy Prairie Conservancy.  In this feature, Eric Ladau talks with Mr. Smith and Mary Anne Piacentini, the Executive Director of the Katy Prairie Conservancy.