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Events on Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12 at 6:00 PM

CounterCurrent19 - Sitting on a Mans Head - Photo: Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born, 2019. Courtesy the artists.

Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born

Artists-in-residence through the Performing the Neighborhood initiative of the Mitchell Center and Project Row Houses over the past three years, Okpokwasili and Born have created a “public song” that engages the Project Row Houses campus, local artists, and the Houston community. Their installation in a row house will be activated during CounterCurrent as an immersive live experience.Read more

Friday, April 12 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
CounterCurrent19 - Awilda Rodriguez Lora

Awilda Rodríguez Lora

SUSTENTO: from La Performera to La Mujer Maravilla is a lecture-performance by the transdisciplinary artist, Awilda Rodríguez Lora also known as La Performera. Stories, movements, and songs are strategies used by La Performera to invite the audience to reflect on the concept of sustento (sustenance) as a complex and vital idea for survival in creative and everyday practices.Read more

Friday, April 12 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - Toast

Written and directed by Brian Jucha

TOAST takes audiences on a raucous and mind-bending journey through Dante’s Nine Circles of Hell! This original, collectively-realized work brings together eight members of Catastrophic’s acting company with groundbreaking director Brian Jucha, a key collaborator of Catastrophic’s predecessor company, Infernal Bridegroom Productions. TOAST completes a trilogy that started with 1997’s LAST RITES and 2002’s WE HAVE SOME PLANES, two legendary Infernal Bridegroom productions, the latter of which landed Jucha and the company on the cover of American Theatre magazine.Read more