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December 2017

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Saturday December 16, 2017 / 11:00am

December 16 @ 11:00 am
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Join Charlie Brown and his Peanuts gang in this heartwarming holiday musical based on the beloved animated TV special. Dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations with these beloved characters to rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. Through a pageant and a spindly tree, Charlie Brown and friends bring the holiday spirit back to life for families once again. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here," the music of jazz artist Vince Guaraldi, and new original dance numbers,…

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A Charlie Brown Christmas – Saturday December 16, 2017 / 2:00pm

December 16 @ 2:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Join Charlie Brown and his Peanuts gang in this heartwarming holiday musical based on the beloved animated TV special. Dig past the commercialized gimmicks of presents and decorations with these beloved characters to rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. Through a pageant and a spindly tree, Charlie Brown and friends bring the holiday spirit back to life for families once again. Featuring the song "Christmas Time is Here," the music of jazz artist Vince Guaraldi, and new original dance numbers,…

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Under the Mistletoe – a Houston Pride Band Concert

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Put on your best holiday sweater and meet the Houston Pride Band “Under the Mistletoe” for their annual holiday concert extravaganza. The holiday spirit will abound as the HPB whisks you through holiday favorites, as well as a few surprises along the way! The concert will feature music of yesterday and today, traditional and contemporary, and leave you awaiting that next opportunity to snag a kiss under the mistletoe. The band's repertoire will feature compositions by Robert Longfield, Alfred Reed,…

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January 2018

Looking Back in Time

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Travel back time and to other worlds in this program featuring works by Musiqa composers for chamber orchestra. Journey to the dawn of man with "Maternity," an oratorio by Musiqa Artistic Director Anthony Brandt with libretto by frequent collaborator David Eagleman; to the banks of the Sea of Galilee in Pierre Jalbert’s "Transcendental Windows" inspired by Tiffany stained glass; and the fanciful, otherworldly, "Visions from Another World" by Karim Al-Zand. The concert features a reading by Dr. Eagleman, bestselling author…

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March 2018

The Moving Image

Saturday, March 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Experience modern cinema and music like never before. The program features cutting-edge films with live music including Anna Clyne’s "Steelworks," a sonic tour de force that is edgy, individual and compelling inspired by visual artist Luke DuBois’ reimagining of the 1936 industrial film "Steel: A Symphony of Industry." The evening also features Michael Gandolfi’s serene and jazzy meditation "the history of the world in seven acts," a multimedia collaboration featuring the dancing animations of Jonathan Bachrach, plus short films with…

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Acting Black

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Written and Performed by American theatre legend Carlyle Brown. Part spoken word, part stand up comedy, part “TED Talk,” Carlyle’s newest one-man show riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us – exploring the appropriaton of the African American narrative and tracing its origin, from a single individual on a specific night in Louisville, Kentucky in 1828, to the racial conflicts we still endure to this day. "Acting Black is a generous, provocative work…

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Acting Black – Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018 / 8:00pm

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part "TED Talk", Carlyle Brown's newest one-man show, "Acting Black", riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. The play explores the appropriation of the African American narrative and traces its origin, from a single individual on a specific night in Louisville, Kentucky in 1828, to the racial conflicts we still endure to this day. See "Acting Black" at MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston.

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Acting Black – Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 / 8:00pm

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Part spoken word, part stand-up comedy, part "TED Talk", Carlyle Brown's newest one-man show, "Acting Black", riffs on the roots of American racism and its consequences for all of us. The play explores the appropriation of the African American narrative and traces its origin, from a single individual on a specific night in Louisville, Kentucky in 1828, to the racial conflicts we still endure to this day. See "Acting Black" at MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston.

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April 2018

Playing Havoc

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Musiqa presents Playing Havoc featuring "Voices from the Killing Jar" by Pulitzer Prize finalist, composer/performer Kate Soper. Part monodrama, part song-cycle, part opera, "Voices from the Killing Jar" crosses a volatile musical landscape populated by a series of female protagonists, among them housewives, teenagers, and mothers and daughters; innocents and tragic heroines; and femmes fatales. From Madame Bovary’s passionate whirlwind of delusion, to Lady Macduff’s terrified lullaby, to Clytemnestra’s hypnotic and deadly rage, each one is brought to vivid and…

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Poetry and Music: Exile and Return

Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Poetry and Music: Exile and Return Sarah Rothenberg, piano and poet Adam Zagajewski Matchbox 2 Presented in collaboration with Inprint. Adam Zagajewski is Poland’s most famous living poet, winner of the Kurt Tucholsky Prize, a Prix de la Liberté, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2010, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in a Polish city that became part of the Soviet Union, Zagajewski left his native country 1982 for Europe and the United States, where he…

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