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Houston, TX 77002 United States

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March 2018

The Moving Image

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - March 14 @ 10:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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

March 13 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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

March 14 @ 8:00 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - April 14 @ 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - May 1 @ 9:30 pm
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St
Houston, TX 77002 United States

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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