Posted on · We chat with pioneering experimental, feminist and queer filmmaker Barbara Hammer, one of the independent artists whose work is featured in the fifth annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival.
Posted on · Artistic director Robert Simpson talks about the memorial concert his Houston Chamber Choir presents, marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Posted on · Actors Nicole Rodenburg and Michael Bakkensen talk about the Alley Theatre’s production of Venus In Fur, David Ives’ provocative comedy about sexual politics.
Posted on · Artistic director Marlana Doyle and choreographer Peter Chu preview 2|2, a program of contemporary dance works presented by Houston Metropolitan Dance Company.
Posted on · Artists from the Saint Cecilia Society play chamber music by French composer Gabriel Pierné, previewing the recital Journey to the Land of Dreams.
Posted on · In this special "Day of the Dead” episode, Dacia gets some music-appreciation tips from four (deceased) guys: Glenn Gould, Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
Posted on · Pianist Pedja Muzijevic plays portions of Carnaval by Robert Schumann, as he previews the Da Camera concert Romantic Trailblazers: Robert, Clara and Johannes.
Posted on · Shepherd School of Music staff pianist Kyung-A Yoo and guest flutist Sergio Pallottelli play movements from a Suite and a Sonata by French composers Philippe Gaubert and Gabriel Fauré.
Posted on · Guitarist Alejandro Montiel and pianist Michael Zuraw share recordings from a recent recital performance, sampling the repertoire they’ll play for the Aperio concert 6 Strings / 88 Keys, Latin-American Music for Guitar and Piano.
Posted on · At Devin Borden Gallery, Todd Hebert shows us his recent paintings in which he positions familiar objects and animals in seemingly incongruous settings.
Posted on · Singers from the Moores Opera Center perform excerpts from what some people claim is the funniest opera ever written, Nino Rota’s The Italian Straw Hat.
Posted on · Director Scott Carr, and actors Steven Fenley and Marcy Bannor, from the Texas Repertory Theatre Company talk about their new production of Noel Coward’s classic supernatural comedy-of-manners Blithe Spirit.
Posted on · Edward Dusinberre, first violinist of the Takács Quartet, tells us about the recital his ensemble is playing at Rice University, where they’re being presented by Society for the Performing Arts.
Posted on · Mixed-media sculptor Michael Crowder shows us his exhibition Retro-spectacle, a major component of which is an immersive installation containing hundreds of cast-glass butterflies.
Posted on · Director Josh Morrison talks about Stages Repertory Theatre’s production of Veronica’s Room, the third chapter in Ira Levin’s horror trilogy that also includes Rosemary’s Baby and The Stepford Wives.