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A Celebration of Reading

Join Maria and Neil Bush and other members of the Bush family as national best-selling authors bring their books to life and notable entertainers perform at the 25th annual A Celebration of Reading. This fundraiser continues to benefit the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. After the program,…


Beyond the Page Luncheon

Angie Thomas's ground-breaking debut novel, The Hate U Give, is described as a literary ramrod that will be remembered as a classic. Angie Thomas will take guests beyond the page with a presentation that brings alertness to the vibrant truths of our culture and social climate. The Hate U Give stayed on the New York Times best-seller list for over…


CurrentConversations, organized by Carrie Marie Schneider

CounterCurrent festival artists and University of Houston faculty experts engage in lively discussion about themes and concepts connected to this year’s festival programming. Each one-hour, lunchtime talk kicks off with a set of rapid-fire presentations followed by questions and answers among panelists and the audience. Light fare and coffee will be provided. Carrie Marie Schneider…


Andar Conmigo

The Andar Conmigo exhibition hosted in Alexander Arzú’s personal studio located inside of Art Square Studios  (2315 Commerce, St 17) will run from April 4th – 6th, 2019 from 4pm-8pm each day for free, with the artist and curator present. There are opportunities for private viewings for purchase through Eventbrite.   This will be an…


An Evening with Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood has long been a literary titan, but “current events have polished the oracular sheen of her reputation,” says The New Yorker. With her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale back on the bestsellers lists and its television adaptation awarded eight Emmy Awards, it seems Atwood’s sharp eye is more necessary—and prescient—than ever. Atwood will speak on a…

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