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Art for the everyman on display in Spring Texas

Have you seen the art on display by Felix Gonzalez-Torres?  If you frequently drive up and down Louetta in Spring Texas like I do, you have probably seen it.  You just didn't know it.  Sound weird?  Probably so.  That's because the art was designed to become part of the landscape. For the next year, 13 images created by Felix Gonzalez-Torres will be displayed on billboards in San Antonio, El Paso, Dallas, and Houston. The display is being presented by Artspace, a San Antonio...Continue Reading!

Night at the Pearl Fincher Museum

Last night, Tim Novak, Executive Director of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, hosted Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors "Night at the Museum".  Approximately 30 of my fellow Realtors and myself took advantage of a wonderful opportunity to learn about the ONLY Fine Arts Museum outside of the Houston Museum District. The Pearl Fincher Museum which officially opened its doors on March 29th, 2008 is located in a 10,000 square foot facility that previously housed the Harris County Cypress Creek Library. The...Continue Reading!

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts OPENS in Spring Texas

The wait is now over .... Spring Texas has its first Fine Arts Museum. The efforts of Clara Lewis and Rev. Glenn Wilkerson which started thirteen years ago have finally become a reality with the opening of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. The only Fine Arts Museum in the Houston TX area that is outside the Houston Museum district. The museum came about its name in 2006 when The Fincher Family Trust made a major donation to the Museum...Continue Reading!

Jazz takes center stage at The Centrum

On March 7th at 8:00 pm the joint a.k.a The Centrum will be a rocking to the sounds of big band swing jazz performed by Gordon Goodwin and his Big Phat Band. Comprised of L.A.'s finest musicians this 18-piece ensemble has quickly become one of the most hard swinging jazz ensembles around. The Big Phat Band's debut album "Swinging for the Fences" received two Grammy nominations and Goodwin won a 2006 Grammy for Instrumental Arrangement of Incredits from the...Continue Reading!

Pearl Fincher Museum hosts Student Art Competition

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts in Northwest Houston is hosting its second annual "Student Art Competition". Students in the Aldine, Conroe, Klein, Magnolia, Spring and Tomball Independent School Districts are being encourage to produce their best original artwork. The theme of the contest is "Flora and Fauna in the Greater Cypress Creek Area". The purpose of the competition is to educate and provide an appreciation for the arts in the community. Art Competitions are a wonderful way to challenge the...Continue Reading!

Enjoy the Holiday Classic “A Christmas Story”

You are sure to delight in and laugh out loud as the Holiday classic, "A Christmas Story" is performed on stage in Northwest Houston. For a second year, the Texas Repertory Theatre Company brings to life the 1940's story of Ralphie Parker's quest to get a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. (more…)Continue Reading!

Experience the Christmas classic The Nutcracker Ballet

Come and experience the beauty of The Nutcracker Ballet as it is performed by the Houston Dance Theatre in Northwest Houston. 100 local dancers will be performing with world famous guest artists during this classic Christmas Story Ballet about a young girl and her dreams of a prince. A Klein Oak High School Senior will be sharing the role of "The Snow Queen". Every young girl has dreamed about being a ballerina. Isn't it time you took your children to experience...Continue Reading!

Discover The Centrum in Spring TX

Are you looking to expand your horizons and enrich your life? If the answer is an affirming YES, then its time for you to discover the numerous performing arts venues that are located in Spring TX and Northwest Houston. One of the largest performing arts venues in Spring Texas is The Centrum. The Centrum, a 900 seat performing arts center, is located in the Cypresswood Cultural District just east of Steubner Airline on Cypresswood. The Centrum Concert Hall is a 23,000...Continue Reading!

Lizards & Snakes: Alive Exhibit Opens!

The Lizards & Snakes: Alive! exhibit opened today at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition features more than 60 live lizards and snakes from five continents. (more…)Continue Reading!

The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts to open in 2008!

Upon completion, The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, The Pearl, will be the only fine arts museum in Northwest Houston outside the Houston Museum District. The Pearl will have 4,500 square feet of exhibit space to present collections of masterwork art from the vast collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, plus touring exhibitions. The Pearl will be a true jewel and a magnificent addition to our community. The capital campaign to raise $2 million dollars is...Continue Reading!

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