Center for the Arts Fall Season Set

Add some visual and performing arts fun to your schedule this fall at Lone Star College-CyFair with gallery exhibitions, a film series, as well as theatre, vocal and instrumental events.

The Bosque Gallery showcases talented artists beginning with the Faculty Art Exhibition, Tuesday, Sept. 8 through Thursday, Sept. 24. The Fall Invitational Exhibition features prints and mixed media works of Houston area artist and art professor Humberto Saenz from Tuesday, Oct. 6 through Thursday, Oct. 29. The end-of-the-semester Student Art Exhibition is set Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Thursday Dec. 3. Each exhibition includes receptions to meet the artists. For information, call 832-482-1038 or go to LoneStar.edu/bosquegallery.

The LSC-CyFair Music Department performs a variety of jazz, opera, symphonic and choral productions this fall. Enjoy blues, New Orleans Jazz and more in “Jazz Hot’N Cool” set Oct. 23 with the LSC-CyFair Jazz Ensemble. Experience a witty yet profound tale of love, betrayal, and forgiveness in “The Marriage of Figaro” set Nov. 5 through Nov. 7 with the LSC-CyFair Lyric Opera. Then get into the spirit of the holiday season in “All Things Bright and Beautiful” set Nov. 20 through Nov. 21 with the combined talents of the LSC-CyFair Symphonic Band and  the LSC-CyFair Concert Choir.  For information on these events, call 281-290-5201 or go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice.

The LSC-CyFair Theater Department’s fall season includes “Crowns” - a unique play with music about six African American women of the South whose stories are woven into the hats that crown their heads and the songs that speak their truth – set Oct. 8 through Oct. 18. Then enjoy a nostalgic, classic hometown musical “A Taffetas Christmas” set Dec. 4 through Dec. 13. “Crowns” is a co-production with Houston Family Arts Center and “A Taffetas Christmas” is a co-production with Houston’s Center Stage Theatre. For information on these events, call 281-290-5201 or go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice.

The free Cinema WOW! Film Series, set Sept. 9 through Nov. 18, features eight films chosen for their ability to highlight new worlds. Two films are held at LSC-Fairbanks Center and the rest are held in the Recital Hall in the Center for the Arts building: “7 Pounds” , “The 11th Hour” , “Audism Unveiled” , “The Bridges of Madison County” , “Taking Chance” and “Wall Street.” LSC-CyFair presenters host these films, offered as individual continuing education Film Appreciation classes, as well as an engaging discussion after the movie. For information call 281-290-5242.

The state-of-the-art performing arts spaces - including a 425-seat Main Stage Theatre, an 85-seat intimate, yet flexible, Black Box Theatre, an 80-seat first-class Recital Hall and the Bosque Gallery – are located in the Center for the Arts building on the  Barker Cypress campus at 9191 Barker Cypress. For information, call Celia Barnes, fine arts coordinator, at 832-482-1048.