Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing

Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX

The famed multiphonic singers of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery, whose sellout performances in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center received national acclaim, will perform Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing in Houston. Robed in magnificent costumes and playing traditional Tibetan instruments, the Drepung Loseling monks will perform ancient temple music and dance. The Loseling monks …

Reception Celebrating ‘Wondrous Worlds’ Exhibition

Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX

Join Asia Society to celebrate its upcoming exhibition Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place. Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from Asia, Africa, the United States, and Europe, this exhibition showcases the long history, vast geographic expanse, and amazing diversity of works of art in the Islamic world. A conversation between …

Curator Talk: Dr. Katherine Anne Paul

Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX

This presentation of Wondrous Worlds will be discussed by guest curator Dr. Katherine Anne Paul. She will explore the diversity of the works in the exhibition and their profound significance. Light bites will be provided. About the Exhibition More than 100 works on display reflect aspects of faith, culture, and everyday life of Muslims across …

Performing Asia: Music of Turkey with Hoppa Project

Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX

Asia Society kicks off a weekend of Turkish music concerts and lectures in collaboration with the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University with world-renowned Turkish clarinetist Ismail Lumanovski, pianist Ayşe Taşpınar and Hoppa Project. They will present works by Turkish composers Onder Ozkoc, Erberk Eryilmaz, Yigit Kolat and Kamran İnce. Asia Society is proud to …

Authors & Asia: Lenora Chu on “Little Soldiers”

Brazos Bookstore 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX

Please note that this program takes place off-site at Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005. In Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve, journalist and parent Lenora Chu offers a rare glimpse inside China’s insular education system and uses her parenting journey to launch a wider …

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