From the Houston Arts Alliance:
Remembered, Regained: Immigrant Arts of Houston, the Houston Arts Alliance Folklife + Traditional Art program’s celebration of the rich musical, visual and oral traditions of Houston’s diverse cultural communities, continues with Sharing the Immigrant Advantage: Lectures and Workshops. Join us as we explore the immigrant experience in Houston. The following events are free and open to the public*.
6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 13,
Houston Museum of African American Culture, 4807 Caroline Street
6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 27
Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd.
3 p.m., Sat., March 2
Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz Street
Seating needs to be reserved from Angel@haatx.com.
We’re having an informal play reading on Friday night, Jan 18th at 6:30pm. We’ll be reading Mahesh Dattani’s “Tara.” Email Sanjay@shunyatheatre.org for details!
Via the Houston Arts Alliance:
VOICES OF THE SPIRIT
A concert celebrating devotional music from the city’s diverse immigrant communities. Styles include Sikh Kirtans, Sufi Songs, Nigerian Praise, Vietnamese Choral Music and Carnatic Ragas.
Presented by Houston Arts Alliance Folklife + Traditional Arts Program in partnership with Asia Society Texas Center & VOX Culture
7:30 p.m., Saturday, 19 January 3 p.m., Sunday, 20 January
Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd.
FREE with a reservation. For reservations, email Sarah Hua at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Traditional Arts Program will present two performances of sacred music from Houston’s Sufi, Sikh, Nigerian and Vietnamese faith communities. Both performances feature the same program. RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY.
Continue reading “Houston Arts Alliance: Voices of the Spirit”
Our play reading series has resumed, and next we will be reading Partition, by Ira Hauptman, about the mathematician Ramanujan, on Friday December 14th. If you are interested in learning more, contact Sanjay at Sanjay@ShunyaTheatre.org
We are very excited to announce the resumption of the Shunya play reading series. The next play reading will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 6:30 PM.
The play will be the comedy “Death in San Francisco,” by Sujit Saraf.
If you are new to Shunya, we encourage you to come to our play readings. If you are interested in volunteering with Shunya this is a great way to get started. If you are interested in theatre, this is a great opportunity to learn the process.
Contact Sanjay at Sanjay@ShunyaTheatre.org or by phone at 832-452-5193 for details.
The University of Houston India Studies Program is having two great events coming up in September:
On Thursday, September 20 2012 at 4 pm: a talk on “Caste, Sexuality, and the Limits of Liberalism” by Ania Loomba from UPenn.
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:30pm: movie presentation of Milan Luthria’s “The Dirty Picture” followed by a panel of Indian film experts.