In its 10th year, The Idea Fund has awarded grants to 11 projects involving 17 Houston-area artists. Join Aurora, Project Row Houses, and DiverseWorks tonight to celebrate the Round 10 recipients and hear a bit about their exciting, upcoming projects!
We're excited about presenting Matthew Steinke's live audiovisual performance "noplace" this Saturday. He presented this at NIME in Copenhagen and at Fusebox Festival 2017 in Austin. Don't miss it! Here's an excerpt of a performance, which doesn't quite do the experience justice but gives you an idea:
We're really happy that both Glasstire and Houstonia Magazine have shown light on tomorrow's special screening of films by Mary Ellen Bute made between the 1930s and 50s. The screening is at the MFAH's Brown Auditorium, and starts at 7pm. (Aurora members receive a $2 discount at the box office.) See you there!
The news from nearly 82 years ago: MUSIC MADE VISIBLE IN WEIRD MOVIE! (From the Nov. 1936 issue of Popular Science.) Join Aurora this Saturday, Feb. 3 (7pm) for "Seeing Sound: Mary Ellen Bute Retrospective" at the MFAH, courtesy of Center for Visual Music. Rarely-seen films, most shown on 16mm film prints and on the big screen!
Treats at La Guadalupana today to celebrate Sarah's birthday!
Don't miss Aurora's upcoming retrospective screening of Houston-born film artist Mary Ellen Bute! A collaboration with the MFAH and Center for Visual Music, this is a rare opportunity to see her abstract films made between the 1930s and '50s on the big screen (most on 16mm film prints!), and hear an introduction by guest Kit Basquin, a scholar and family friend of Bute's. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the MFAH's Brown Auditorium.
Thanks Houston Chronicle for picking Aurora's Sundance Shorts program tonight! Join us!
Tomorrow evening, as the Sundance Film Festival opens in Park City, Aurora presents Houston's own Sundance! Join us Thursday (7:30PM) for Sundance Shorts, a special screening featuring the Houston premieres of short films selected by the prestigious festival! https://www.facebook.com/events/348149862326952/