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Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. 8pm. The Houston Met is in the forefront of a new direction in dance incorporating the grace and beauty of ballet, the strength and emotion of modern, and the innovation and energy of jazz. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-522-6375 for more info.

Da Camera of Houston - Elliot Carter and Late Beethoven. Pacifica Quartet (Simin Ganatra, violin; Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; Brandon Vamos, cello); Sarah Rothenberg, piano. Houston events at Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross. Call 713-524-5050 for more info. Event ID:4/15

Houston Grand Opera - La Boheme.  Love and heartbreak meet on the Left Bank of Paris, as four young bohemians test the boundaries of friendship and art. In Italian with English subtitles. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-228-OPERA for more info. Event ID:5/3

Stages Theatre - Rounding Third. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Two well-meaning fathers striving to coach their sons' Little League team to victory find they hold opposing views in Richard Dresser's satiric comedy about contemporary parenting and priorities. Produced off-Broadway in 2003, Rounding Third was deemed "hilarious" by Variety. Dresser's other plays include Below the Belt and Gun-Shy. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:4/20

Underneath the Lintel. Houston events at Alley Theatre, 615 Texas. A puzzling mystery begins when an assistant acquisitions librarian finds a late book in the overnight slot and becomes determined to track down the offender… especially since the book is 113 years overdue. As his endeavors continue, he finds himself on a journey that unlocks ancient mysteries and moves him to new revelations. Described by Variety as “a complex mystery that transcends the ages,” Call 713-228-8421 for more info. Event ID:4/20

Houston Foto Fest. FotoFest, all Houston art museums and 107 other spaces are celebrating photo-based art with 145 exhibits. Alongside FotoFest's 10 exhibitions on Photography from China 1934-2008, 19 other spaces are hosting China-related exhibits and events. Eighty other spaces are working with the Biennial's ancillary theme Transformations. Call 713-223-5522 for more info. Event ID:4/20

Houston Fine Arts Events

Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius. Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest geniuses the world has ever known. More than 500 years ago, Da Vinci designed flying machines, robots, submarines, underwater breathing gear and solar powered industries. This remarkable internationally acclaimed exhibition displays over 60 models of Da Vinci's famous machines, inventions and designs based on ancient codices. At the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Event ID:9/1

Miwa Yanagi—Deutsche Bank Collection. Over her relatively short, but impressive career, Japanese artist Miwa Yanagi has fabricated three distinct series that confront and disrupt traditional perceptions of women. Houston events at Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Event ID:5/4

Where Clouds Disperse: Ink Paintings by Suh Se-ok.  Over his 40-year career, Suh Se-ok has incorporated his traditional training with his Modernist sensibility to create dynamic works that embody his artistic vision. He has been especially transfixed by the figurative form and has continually explored and perfected it until it evolved into powerful formal gestures of simple lines that comprise his definitive pictorial vocabulary. Location: Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info.

Genome: The Secret of How Life Works. Have you ever wondered what you have in common with a potato? How genes affect growth and aging, or what your future children might look like? Stop wondering and start exploring! Scientists have mapped the human genome – a person’s entire set of genes. Genes are the secret codes, or recipes that make us who we are and that influence who we might become. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info. Event ID:5/4

CSI: The Experience. This completely immersive exhibit invites visitors to enter one of three mock crime scenes, where they identify and record the evidence. It then takes them inside forensic laboratories for scientific testing and to autopsy rooms for pathology analysis. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713.639.IMAX for more info. Event ID:4/30

Pompeo Batoni: Prince of Painters in Eighteenth Century Rome Exhibition. Houston events at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

Sesame Street Presents: The Body. Get to know what’s under your skin at Sesame Street Presents: The Body, an amazing new educational exhibition featuring Elmo, Oscar, Grover and the rest of your Sesame Street friends! Run, jump and play your way through a new interactive exhibition all about the human body. This exhibit will cover everything from fingers and toes to your ishy-squishy insides. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info.

Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia. Discover five million years of Ethipia's diverse history and culture. The exhibition will include the original fossilized remains of the 3.2 million-year-old hominid known as Lucy. With 40 percent of her skeleton intact, Lucy remains the oldest and most complete adult human ancestor fully retrieved from African soil. Location: Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Event ID:4/20/08.


4/15

星期二

  • 老申請哈里斯郡醫院區醫療卡。9:00am 地點﹕文化中心。713-271-6100
  • 3/4, 3/18 申請"低收入兒童醫療保險"。2-3pm。文化中心.713-271-6100
  • 西南華人浸信柔道會, 2-4 pm , 地點: 12525 Sugar Ridge Blvd., 281-495-1511
  • 免費英語會話班, 6:30pm ﹐地點﹕陽花園 Club House

 

 

 

 

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