All posts tagged: @ The Event

@ The Event: Houston, TX

March 24 / 18   From Austin to Houston. For those of you who enjoyed SXSW Film Festival in Austin, you can now take a drive over to Houston. I do miss Texas quite a bit. Haven’t been back there since 1991! I’ve been to Houston for just a short period visiting a friend of my mom’s. Had some great memories though. I’m sure you guys will probably have some great memories too when you come to visit… Credit Source: http://www.visithoustontexas.com Multicultural Art & Museums Asia Society Texas Center The Czech Cultural Center Houston Museum of African American Culture     Free Museums The Menil Collection Rothko Chapel Contemporary Arts Museum     Live Music Anderson Fair  Boondocks  The Big Easy      Performing Arts Contemporary theater and dance are vibrant in Houston.  Found three that might peak your interest… Catastrophic Theatre Divisi Strings Opera Vista       Bayou City Art Festival March 24, 2018 – March 25, 2018 Recurring daily MEMORIAL PARK 6501 1/2 MEMORIAL DRIVE | HOUSTON, TX 77007 Times: 10 am to …

@ The Event: Austin, Texas

February 17 / 18 The weekend is here! We are now in Austin, Texas, Live Music Capital of the World. That’s what they claim. With so much to do, we see why… Credit source: http://www.austintexas.org     ART BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART Open Tuesday through Friday from 10 – 5, Saturday from 1 – 5, and Sunday from 1 – 5. Thursdays are free admission days and every third Thursday the museum is open until 9. Admission Prices: Adults $9, Kids 12 and under FREE, Seniors (65+) $7, Youth/College Students (13-21) $5. Admission is free to members, and all current UT ID-holders. For additional information call (512) 471-7324 or visit the website below. Website   THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN – THE JONES CENTER The Contemporary Austin reflects the spectrum of contemporary art through exhibitions, commissions, education, and the collection. Closed Monday, open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am–7pm and Sunday, 12–5pm. Website       FESTIVALS   3/9/18 – 3/18/18 SXSW® Music, Film and Interactive Conference and Festival Various Locations 3/30/18 – 3/31/18 Austin Urban Music Festival Auditorium Shores 4/5/18 …

@ The Event: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

January 19 / 18 Friday, Friday, Friday! I’ve been busy getting this post put together. Instead of one city, I’m combining two. Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Here are some great cultural activities you can do if you decided to visit these two neighboring cities. Credit source: Visit Dallas & Fort Worth.com Dallas ART & CULTURAL  Dallas Museum of Art DMA PRESENTS THE KEIR COLLECTION OF ISLAMIC ART GALLERY / JAN 19–APR 16 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 6:00 pm      Crow Collection of Asian Art SCULPTING NATURE: JADE FROM THE COLLECTION / JAN 19–MAR 10 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 9:00 pm   Nasher Sculpture Center SIGHTINGS: NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN / MAR 10–JUL 08 / Next: Mar 10 11:00 am – 5:00 pm   MUSIC EVENTS: Quill JAZZ JAM SESSION / Jan 25–DEC 24 / Next: Thu 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts & Corporate Presentations A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN / JAN 26 / Next: Jan 26 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Moody Performance Hall THE ROBERT E. & JEAN ANN TITUS ART SONG RECITAL SERIES AND THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENT: SOPRANO …

Best of @ The Event: San Francisco, CA

December 15 / 17 Lastly, for today, I’ve chosen my favorite @ The Event post. San Francisco, California. This was featured in March of this year. Let’s read it again shall we….. cred: trip advisor Art Museums & Galleries Secession Art & Design /  Address: 3235 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA94110 / Phone Number: +1 415-279-3058 secessionsf.com     San Francisco Women Artist Gallery / Address: 647 Irving St., San Francisco, CA 94122-2401 / Phone Number: 14155668550 sfwomenartists.org Asian Art Museum / Address: 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 / Phone Number: +1 415-581-3500 http://www.asianart.org   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) / 151 3rd St, Enter on Howard or Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107 / Phone Number: +1 415-357-4000 http://www.sfmoma.org     CONCERTS & SHOWS   San Francisco Opera / 301 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102-4509 / Phone Number: +1 415-861-4008 sfopera.com Palace of Fine Arts Theatre / 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-1002 / Phone Number: +1 415 563 6504 palaceoffinearts.org The Speakeasy / 644 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 / Phone Number: +1 415-891-9744 http://www.thespeakeasysf.com SFJazz Center / 201 Franklin St, …

@ The Event: San Antonio, TX

November 17 / 17 Ahhh….Friday! Friyay! My old stomping ground, my second home….San Antonio, Texas. I want to do something a bit different here. Next year San Antonio will celebrate their Tricentennial, 300 years….here a sampling of what activities you can attend during your time in the city. Credit source: visitsanantonio.com San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2018. The San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will be commemorated with a year-long calendar of events, activities and innovative initiatives that will carry San Antonio into the next 300 years. Here are a few initiatives…. TriArt Grant Program The TriArt Program was created to inspire a diverse range of art throughout San Antonio that reflects local culture and history. Through these temporary and permanent projects, locals and visitors alike will experience a mixture of art in a variety of expressions that reflect the vibrant pulse of the community. The program provides grants between $1,000 and $20,000 to artists and art organizations. Public Art Public art is a major component of Tricentennial. With the Tri …

@ The Event in Denver, Colorado

October 20 / 17 Hey Friday! Sooo good to know that the weekend is near. This month we’re in Denver, Colorado. Lots of great and interesting things to do in the Mile High City.  Thanks to denver.org, you can get a look at the activities you can do. Credit source: denver.org MUST SEE EXHIBITIONS IN DENVER MI TIERRA: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS EXPLORE PLACE Ends Oct. 22, 2017 Explore contemporary life in the American West through the eyes of 13 Latino artists. The Denver Art Museum presents artwork by Carmen Argote (Los Angeles), Jaime Carrejo (Denver), Gabriel Dawe (Dallas), Claudio Dicochea (San Antonio), Daniela Edburg (San Miguel de Allende), Justin Favela (Las Vegas), Ana Teresa Fernández (San Francisco), Ramiro Gomez (West Hollywood), John Jota Leaños (San Francisco), Dmitri Obergfell (Denver), Ruben Ochoa (Los Angeles), Daisy Quezada (Santa Fe), and Xochi Solis (Austin). BACKSTORY: WESTERN AMERICAN ART IN CONTEXT Ends Feb. 11, 2018 This exhibition, which will be held at History Colorado Center, features 50 pieces from the collections of History Colorado and the Denver Art Museum’s Petrie Institute of Western American Art. Come …

@ The Event: Phoenix, Arizona

September 15 / 17 Friday is here….yea! This month is going pretty fast, isn’t it? Our next stop for @ The Event is Phoenix, Arizona. Thanks to Visit Phoenix we can get a glimpse of what you can be doing while you visit the Valley of the Sun. Credit source: Visit Phoenix Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Phoenix Art Museum 1625 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ September 14, 2017, to December 31, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Phone: (602) 257-1880 Time: See website for Phoenix Art Museum hours Price: $5 for all ages, plus general admission (required) Visit Website    Of God and Mortal Men Heard Museum 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ October 7, 2017, to April 15, 2018 Recurring daily Phone: (602) 252-8840 Time: Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm Price: Included with museum admission Visit Website    Artlink First Fridays Downtown Phoenix Phoenix, AZ Starting October 6, 2017 Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday Phone: (602) 256-7539 Price: Free Send an Email  Visit Website    Herberger Theater Festival of the …

@ The Event: Las Vagas

August 25 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! This month we’re making a stop in Las Vegas for some fun events. credit source: Life is Beautiful, Youtube, Neon Museum & The Smith Center   The festival will be held September 22 – 24, 2017. Go to lifeisbeautiful.com for more details.     THE NEON MUSEUM Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment.     Click on http://www.neonmuseum.org to book a tour. Other places to visit: Madame Tussauds Wanna The King and I, The Beach Boys, Lily Tomlin…are you interested in Broadway, classical, jazz? Well, The Smith is just the place. For more go to http://www.thesmithcenter.com for more information. Here is the Las Vegas Strip, courtesy of BriSchwab.   Of course, that is not all you can, see, or do in Vegas. If Vegas is your next vacation spot, book your trip at http://www.lasvegas.com. Enjoy your Friday, be blessed.       …