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Events on Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13 at 12:00 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

Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 PM

CounterCurrent19 - Ellen Fullman, Other Minds festival, 2002. Photo: John Fago. Courtesy the artist.

Ellen Fullman

Long String Instrument composer and performer, Ellen Fullman, explores the acoustics of large resonant spaces with her compositions and collaborative improvisations. Fullman will literally “play” the iconic atrium of the Philip Johnson-designed Hines College of Architecture and Design building at the University of Houston, an action first performed in 1994.Read more

Saturday, April 13 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