6 days ago

Aurora Picture Show added 32 new photos — wit...

A huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the Aurora20 campaign and who made our 20th anniversary celebration last week a great experience! Here are some photos, and there are more at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmhAtnZC

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show added a new photo - with Gina Rodriguez Miller and 3 others.
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Jun 14

We're excited about tonight's collaboration w...

We're excited about tonight's collaboration with Contemporary Arts Museum Houston–the Houston premiere of "Tia Chuck" about San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez with filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley here! Free-admission, first come, first served. (Doors at 7pm, screening at 7:30pm)

    Aurora Picture Show
    We're excited about tonight's collaboration with Contemporary Arts Museum Houston-the Houston premiere of "Tia Chuck" about San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez with filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley...
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Jun 13

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo.
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Jun 13

Nice to see this piece on Nick Vaughan and Ja...

Nice to see this piece on Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin's recent gallery show at Devin Borden and their video installation at Aurora!

    Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin: The Scene at Devin Borden Gallery
    Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin Detail: The Scene (J.J. Farmer as Wonder Woman) 2017 hand-cut map. Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, Revolutionary Implements: Molotov Cocktails (left) and Nail Lacquer (right)2018 mixed media 83 x 30 x 30" each. Stepping into The Scene (Houston: 1969 -1981) at Devin Borden Gallery, the space seemed small, tight.
    http://artsandculturetx.com

Jun 09

Some party GIFs here: https://giphy.com/chann...

Some party GIFs here: https://giphy.com/channel/aurorapictureshow

    Aurorapictureshow GIFs - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Find the best & newest featured Aurorapictureshow GIFs. Search, discover and share your favorite GIFs. The best GIFs are on GIPHY.
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Jun 09

Aurora Picture Show added 9 new photos.

What a fantastic evening! Special thanks to Cinema Bomar, Pablo Giminez-Zapiola, Dave Merson Hess, Polish Pete, DJ Flash Gordon Parks, El Topo tacos, Brazil, Phoenicia, Pepperoni's, Saint Arnold brewery and so many others for helping make this milestone birthday special for Aurora! #Aurora20

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    Aurora Picture Show added a new photo.
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Jun 02

May 31

The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contr...

The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contribute online now, and join us for the party next Thursday! This tiny video starring early supporter Ethan says it all. Say it with us...

    Aurora Picture Show
    The #Aurora20 celebration is NEXT WEEK! Contribute online now, and join us for the party next Thursday! This tiny video starring early supporter Ethan says it all. Say it with us...
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May 25

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo.
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May 22

May 21

Great new article about Aurora in Arts+Cultur...

Great new article about Aurora in Arts+Culture Texas as we approach our 20th anniversary and Aurora20 celebration! Thanks Nancy Zastudil. And thanks to all who've been a part of this exciting endeavor! So far, so good. #Aurora20

    What remains to be seen: Houston's Aurora Picture Show at 20
    Extremely Shorts Film Festival, 2017. Courtesy Aurora Picture Show. Floating Cinema, 2016. Courtesy Aurora Picture Show. "Here, hold my beer. Let's try this." Typically this phrase precedes a stunt, mishap, or otherwise social-media-meme-worthy epic fail. But in the picture perfect world of Aurora Picture Show, it translates into community support, successful collaboration, and artistic experimentation.
    http://artsandculturetx.com

May 21

May 20

Aurora Picture Show added 11 new photos.

Great Extremely Shorts Film Festival this weekend. Thanks to all participating artists, gust jurors Scott Stark and David Waddell, and fantastic, adventurous audiences! We're happy to announce the juror and audience award-winning films: MAIN PROGRAM Audience Award: "Enough" by Anna Mantzaris; Juror Award: "Negative 25" by Jenny Stark. YOUTH PROGRAM: Audience Award "Metum" by Anna Sangawa Hmeljak; Juror Award: "How I Feel" by Jayniece Prichette. Here are a few snapshots from last night...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show added a new photo.
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May 17

May 16

Aurora Picture Show added 6 new photos.

Aurora's annual Extremely Shorts is here! Join us this Friday and Saturday, May 18-19. The festival showcases a wide range of new short films (3 minutes or less) from all over world, and a bunch from Texas makers, too! Thanks to Scott Stark for being juror of this year's main festival program, David Waddell juror of the youth program, and all of the participating artists! Lets do this.

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    TOYS by Amanda Quaid
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May 16

Aurora Picture Show is with Maria Jacinta Mol...

Lunch outing celebrating Camilo's birthday today!

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    Lunch outing celebrating Camilo's birthday today!
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May 16

Lunch outing celebrating Camilo's birthday to...

Lunch outing celebrating Camilo's birthday today!

    Aurora Picture Show
    Lunch outing celebrating Camilo's birthday today!
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May 16

May 13

Aurora Picture Show's first ever public scree...

Aurora Picture Show's first ever public screening in June of 1998 was Extremely Shorts–an open call program of all sorts of independent film and video work with the only stipulation being that they were 3 minutes or less. Bill Daniel's "History of Texas City" collage film was included in that first program 20 years ago. (And soon after, Bill began bringing radical West Coast film programs to Aurora.) Extremely Shorts is still going strong as Houston's funkiest film festival, including bite size moving image madness from around the globe. Don't miss this year's Extremely Shorts fest at Aurora this coming Friday and Saturday! #Aurora20

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show's first ever public screening in June of 1998 was Extremely Shorts-an open call program of all sorts of independent film and video work with the only stipulation being that they...
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May 13

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    'This is the year:' Rockets believe time to dethrone Warriors is now
    Updated 1:43 pm, Sunday, May 13, 2018 As James Harden looked ahead to the game and series that had he been so inclined he could have anticipated for at least the past six months, he was sure of two things.
    https://www.chron.com

May 11

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared T...

    BPD: Package detonated before police arrived at Beaumont church
    Beaumont police and federal officials are investigating an explosion that damaged St. Stephen's Episcopal Church when a package detonated late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning - the second time in one month that an explosive device has been found in Beaumont.
    https://www.beaumontenterprise.com

May 11

May 10

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is live ...

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle is live now.
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May 10

Autophocus posted 1 photo to Flickr:

May 09

Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo...

    Aurora Picture Show
    Aurora Picture Show updated their cover photo.
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May 05

May 04

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    For hunters, South Texas colors a feast for the senses
    In the right light and aspect, dung beetles are strikingly colorful and, yes, beautiful creatures. At least the pair busy at their kind's Sisyphean task of shoving an impressive ball of their namesake up a sandy incline struck me as such.
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Apr 30

Aurora Picture Show added 5 new photos.

The world needs luminous experiences! As Aurora Picture Show is coming up on its 20th anniversary, we're thinking alot about the organization's efforts and our own favorite Aurora happenings over the past two decades. And we're calling on you to share thoughts, memories, photos, etc. of your own personal Aurora moments #Aurora20 too! Whether its from years ago or just last week, whether its a screening or installation or performance or artist talk or workshop or party... share something of your Aurora on your FB page, or in the comments here or on the Aurora20 event page, or on Instagram, or at the dinner table or at the bar or on a mountain top or in a bottle in the sea. Here are just a few photos from the archives, and we'll be posting more here soon. (P.S. A ton of great #Aurora20 memories are being shared on Instagram, too!)

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    Aurora's "Floating Cinema" on Buffalo Bayou in 2006, showing films by Andy Warhol, Peter Hutton, and James Benning. #aurora20
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Apr 29

Apr 28

Aurora is proud to have commissioned this mul...

Aurora is proud to have commissioned this multi-channel video work by Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. Please come by Aurora this Thursday evening between 7:30 and 9:30 to experience the installation and join in drink and conversation in the courtyard. Free. Check out this fantastic teaser for the project–a pretty great short film in and of itself!

    Political Gestures Trailer (headphones help)
    A 90 second teaser for the 5 channel video installation 'Political Gestures' premiering at Aurora Picture Show, May 3rd 2018 at 7:30. Created by Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin in collaboration with Andrew Schneider, Nikki La'Vie, Gizele Monae, Anita Richards, Josie Lee Turrelle and Carden Crow. Additional sound by Charles Wiese.
    https://vimeo.com/

Apr 25

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle shared H...

    Revamped ShareLunker program a big success
    Most of the million-plus Texas anglers who primarily target largemouth bass, the nation's most popular sport fish, will brag that their state is home to the most abundant, diverse and high-quality bass fisheries in the country. Early results from the 2018 ShareLunker program give those anglers and the Texas fisheries managers who oversee those fisheries ammunition to support that claim.
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