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Chinese New Year Festival, Houston. 10am-4pm. Come out to the Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park and celebrate the Year of the Pig. (map). Visit for more info.

Kodo: The Drummers of Japan. 8pm at Jones Hall. Call 713-227-4SPA for tickets.

11th Annual Asian Lunar New Year Festival.  Location: Southern News at 11122 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, Texas (located between Wilcrest and Boone Road). Contact John Robbins at 281-983-8156 for more info.

Musiqa Houston - Chansons d'Amour. 7:30pm. At the Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. Ars Lyrica of Houston and Musiqa celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic program of Baroque and modern French masters. Sponsored by the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts. Featuring Karol Bennett, soprano, and Katherine Ciesinski, mezzo-soprano. Lighting design by Thom Guthrie. Call 713-315-2525 for more info.

Twelve Angry Men by Broadway Across America. The greatest courtroom drama of all time. Houston events at the Hobby Center. Call 713-629-3700 for tickets. Event ID: 2/25

Subject to Fits: A Response to Dostoevsky's "The Idiot". At the Alley Theatre, 615 Texas. Robert Montgomery's black comedy reflects on Dostoevsky's novel. Deemed an "idiot" because he suffers from epilepsy, Prince Myshkin encounters an array of bizarre characters as he strives to fit into 19th-century Russian society. On the Neuhaus Stage. Call 713-228-8421 for more info. Event ID:2/18.

One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now. At Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston. The title is drawn from the 1978 Blondie hit. The show features new paintings, sculptures, installations and video works by 17 emerging Asian-American artists born in the late 1960s and 1970s, including Michael Arcega, Xavier Cha, Patty Chang, Binh Danh, Mari Eastman, Ala Ebtekar, Chitra Ganesh, Glenn Kaino, Geraldine Lau, Jiha Moon, Laurel Nakadate, Kaz Oshiro, Anna Sew Hoy, Jean Shin, Indigo Som, Mika Tajima, and Saira Wasim. While the song/exhibit title is indicative of the visible influence of popular culture on these artists’ work, it also hints at the cultural duality informing each artist’s life and the degree to which this duality may or may not inform their practice. Event ID:3/31

Houston Fine Arts Events

The Masterpieces of French Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1800-1920.  MFAH is the only museum in the United States to host the Met´s treasured collection of French masterpieces while the galleries undergo renovation. This is an extraordinary display of 135 paintings, including masterpieces by van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Ingres, Bonnard, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne, Manet, Corot, Courbet, and Monet. At the Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Event ID: 5/6.

Hélio Oiticica: The Body of Color. At the Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. The Body of Color traces the conceptual and technical processes that led to Oiticica´s emancipation of color into space. The exhibition displays the different series created throughout the artist´s career, shedding light on the various contexts and influences that nurtured their production, and demonstrating the rigor of his aesthetic inquiry. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Event ID: 4/1/07

Bierstadt to O´Keeffe: Highlights from the Stark Museum of Art. MFAH exhibits many works of art from the Stark´s renowned collection of 19th- and 20th-century western American art through a series of exhibitions. As a celebration of this exciting and mutually beneficial relationship, this year´s exhibition will feature a selection of highlights from the Stark. At the Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Event ID: 4/23.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors. See living frogs from around the world, marvel at their rainbow of colors, variety of sizes and beautiful sounds and learn how they have survived across the globe for more than 220 million years. Explore 15 diverse habitats and the fascinating frogs that call them home. At Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713-639-IMAX for more info.

Brain: The World Inside Your Head. The first traveling exhibit to be open in the new Sue Trammell Whitfield Gallery. At the Health Museum, 1515 Herman Drive.



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