Arts in April
Celebrating the Collaborative Nature of the Arts
Sound of Art /Art of Sound Contemporary Music Festival*
A unique visual and musical experiences
In collaboration with Lone Star College-Kingwood Fine Art Gallery and the Lone Star College-Kingwood Music Department, the Houston Composers Salon will be the guest artists and residents for the college’s first Intermedia Festival. Featured events are FREE, and include: composer-collaborator talks with Chris Becker, composer for the “Windtopia” show by Mark Chen currently showing at the gallery; Art to Sound-a graphic notation and sonification workshop given by Aaron Bielish and members of the Houston Composers Salon; original works of sound in concert by the Houston Composers Salon; an EYEmusic interactive soundscape; a healing power of music demonstration by Barbie Butler; and a composers workshop. Events will be held in the Music Instructional Building (MUS) and the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The festival is partially funded by a grant from Houston Arts Alliance funded by The Texas Commission on the Arts. For a complete schedule of dates and times, email Angie.Spargur@lonestar.edu, KC.ArtGallery@lonestar.edu or call 281-312-1709.
- Thurs-Sun March 31-April 3, MUS and PAC
Lone Star Book Festival 2016, Reading for Our Lives
A world-class gathering of writers, books, and readers
The Book Festival is a diverse, multi-genre literary celebration featuring over 140 locally and nationally known authors, plus several keynote speakers including former Houston Astros great, Larry Dierker. The event will also feature a full slate of children’s and young adult authors as well as a musical petting zoo by Remo World Music, arts and crafts and live music on the Quad. This event will take place campus-wide. For more information, email John.Barr@LoneStar.edu, John.J.Theis@LoneStar.edu or call 281-312-1637.
- Fri-Sat April 8-April 9, campus-wide
The 10th Annual Evening of Shorts
An original student-driven one-act play festival
An original one-act play festival written, designed, directed, and performed by LSCK Creative Writing, Drama students and community members. PAC Black Box, Purchase tickets at www.lonestar.edu/seasons, 281-312-1532
- Wed-Sun, April 20-23, 7:30pm
- April 23-24, 2:00pm
The 14th Annual HISD/LSC-Kingwood Fine Arts Festival
Free family fun at the biggest LSC-K event of the year
Free family fun with K-12 ensembles, juried art exhibitions, hands-on creation stations, dance workshops, live rock and jazz on the Quad and more. Angie.Spargur@lonestar.edu, 281-312-1709, Saturday April 30, 10am-4pm campus-wide
*Houston Composer Salon is funded by grants from Houston Arts Alliance funded by The Texas Commission on the Arts.
*Partially funded by grants from Houston Arts Alliance funded by The Texas Commission on the Arts.