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Being Flynn, the new movie based on the memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, by IART Professor Nick Flynn.
“Sometimes awkwardly and sometimes gracefully, Being Flynn charts a middle course between the rough honesty of its source and the sentimental triteness of the much worse movie it could have been,” A.O. Scott of the New York Times wrote.
Read Texas Monthly’s coverage here.
Protecting Houston’s oldest buildings is a full-time job. Preservation Houston, formerly the Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, believes it’s up to the task. Read what David Bush, Director of Programs, has to say about the name change.
Hillerbrand+Magsamen | House/Hold
Beau Comeaux | Periphery
digital photography and video
Opening Reception | Thursday, March 15 6-9 PM
Artists Talk | Saturday, March 17 2 PM
valet parking | refreshments
DARKE | gallery is proud to participate in Fotofest 2012 with two exhibitions of work created for this event. The Fotofest Biennial, is the first and longest running photography Biennial of its kind in the United States, and one of the largest photography events in the world. The exhibition continues through April 7.
The Walker Art Center continues the tradition of supporting the most significant visual, performing, and media artists of our time. Susy Bielak, Walker associate director of education, talks with Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Theaster Gates about their work together and individually, what it means to be an activist who’s also an artist, and the far-flung networks of people who figure in red, black & GREEN: a blues. Click here to read My Hand or My Voice, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Theaster Gates on Art, Community, and Activism.
Applications are currently being accepted for the positions of Editor and Managing Editor.
Founded in 1986, Gulf Coast is here to give UH graduate and undergraduate students the experience of editing a nationally distributed literary journal. The Editor and Managing Editor will be hired for a minimum of two years (four issues), and they will be entitled to their normal teaching fellowship, summer salary, as well as stipends at the end of each academic year. The year-round positions will begin at the close of the spring semester. Training will be provided.
If you are interested in the position, please contact Ian Stansel in the Gulf Coast office or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information. All Creative Writing Program students are invited to apply.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and c.v./résumé via email to Ian no later than Monday, March 5, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants will be interviewed by the Board of Directors on Saturday, March 10. Application materials will be treated as confidential. Please be sure to provide contact information.
Follow the Dionysia 2012 Blog and view the Video-Diary of Dionysia, above.
Glasstire reports that Diem Jones will begin as the Director of Grants at the Houston Arts Alliance on February 13.
A poet, musician, producer and spoken word artist (aka Drs. H.M. Joy & Fladimir MS Woo) art director, photographer, and teacher, he comes to Houston from an 8 year stint at Arts Council Silicon Valley, where he supervised their Artsopolis program and managed the agency’s grants, arts education and marketing.
The Houston Chronicle reminds us of some of Houston’s current and upcoming notable urban locations.
Mike Kelley, among the most important international artists to have emerged since the 1980s and whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57.
Kelley is survived by his older brother George Kelley, who lives near Houston.