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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Readings & Lectures

Sarah Bird

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM Brazos Bookstore

The Austin resident and 2012 Texas Literary Hall of Fame inductee launches her tenth novel, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen, which honors the only woman to...


Skeleton Crew

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $45 Alley Theatre

Set in 2008 on the precipice of the Great Recession, this drama follows four mouthy Detroiters as they hash out the future of their American Dream in the bre...


Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM From $30 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Visual Art

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

America’s complicated criminal-justice system looms over this multifaceted exhibition that examines—among other things—social justice as subject matter; art ...

Always Greener: Seeing and Seeking Suburbia

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM From $7.50 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The stereotypical view of post-WWII suburbia as cultural wasteland is simultaneously confirmed and challenged through paintings, drawings, and photographs by...

Ayomi Yoshida

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free Asia Society Texas Center

Yoshida incorporates her family tradition of woodblock printmaking into this large-scale installation, which highlights the nurturing and destructive propert...

Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The first solo museum exhibition to feature the Lebanese-born artist, who passed away in 1985 at age 37, reflects his early fascination with embroidery and v...

Alfred Leslie: One Hundred Characters in Search of a Reader

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Blaffer Art Museum

Over his long career, the Bronx-born Leslie has turned from abstract expressionism and filmmaking to these digitally enhanced, highly detailed portraits of c...