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The BioArt Bayou-Torium: A Social, Bilingual, Art and Science Project on Buffalo Bayou

The BioArt Bayou-Torium: A Social, Bilingual, Art and Science Project on Buffalo Bayou

The BioArt Bayou-torium, created by artist Henry G. Sanchez, is a science lab and art studio housed in a shipment container overlooking Buffalo Bayou in Houston’s 2nd Ward. This socially engaged, bio-art based project invites the general public to make art by investigating nature with the aid of science tools and provides bilingual pontoon boat tours of the nature and history of the bayou. The Bayou-torium’s art studio-laboratory contains microscopes, imaging equipment, traditional art supplies and classroom sized studio space for an art making experience. Bilingual art assistants with expertise in the native wildlife guide visitors to make art and lead the pontoon boat tours to introduce and educate about the complex ecosystem, the stories and history of Houston’s main waterway. The Bayou-torium launched on April 13, 2019 and continues for the next two weekends.

The BioArt Bayou-torium is across from Tony Marron Park at 901 N. York Street, 77003.

Learn more at: https://www.bioartbayoutorium.org/. Admission is Free!

BIOART BAYOU-TORIUM PONTOON BOAT TOUR SCHEDULE:

SAT April 13: 3-4pm
SUN April 14: 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm
SAT April 20: 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm
SUN April 21: 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm
SAT April 27: 1-2pm and 2:30-3:30pm
SUN April 28: 1-2pm

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FrenetiCore Dance and Inertia Dance Company Present Youth of a Nation: A Dance Retrospective of the 90s

FrenetiCore Dance and Inertia Dance Company Present Youth of a Nation: A Dance Retrospective of the 90s

FrenetiCore Dance, in collaboration with acclaimed hip-hop crew Inertia Dance Company, presents its first full-length dance concert since last winter’s The Snow Queen. Inspired by the resurgence of 90s popular culture in fashion, music, and iconography, Youth of a Nation offers a nostalgic retrospective of the decade through ten dances by acclaimed Houston choreographers, including Sarah Brotherton, Cori Miller Capetillo, Laura Harrell, Bryan Paul (Inertia), Ty’Esha Lewis (Inertia), Jennifer Hart Salter, Tory Pierce, and Heather VonReichbauer.

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