Houston area theatres, galleiies, universities, museums, the public library and
several non-profit organizations have scheduled special events coinciding with the
National Women's Conference to commemorate women.
The Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Ave., opens
its 1977-78 season with Friedrich Schiller's
One example from Mari sol's sculpture
and drawing show at the CAM.
19th century German masterpiece, Mary
Stuart, a powerful drama centered around
the conflict between Elizabeth and Mary,
the renowned half-sisters, who each
claimed the throne of England. Thru Nov.
27, Tues.-Wed., 8p.m.; Thurs.-Fri., 8:30
p.m.; Sat., 5 and 9p.m.; Sun., 2:30 and
7:30p.m. Tickets from $4.75 to $8.25.
For reservations call the Alley Box Office
The Reunion Theatre, 709 Franklin St.,
has scheduled a comedy romance titled
Jesse and the Bandit Queen, by David Freeman. The play features only two actors and
explores the relationship between Jesse
James and Belle Starr. Call 228-2267 for
Equinox Theatre hosts two exclusive
performances of the current Broadway
hit, For Colored Girls Who Considered
Suicide/When' the Rainbow is Enuf a
choreopoem by Ntozake Shange. Sat.,
Nov. 19, 8:30p.m.; Sun., Nov. 20, 3p.m.
For further information call the Equinox
MUSEUMS AND NON^COMMERCIAL
The Contemporary Arts Museum, 5216
Montrose, offers an exhibit of the sculptures and drawings of Marisol, pop sculp-
turist born in Venezuela and now of New
York. The exhibit includes several polished
wood sculptures of fish, including three
25-foot long "Needlefish," which are suspended from the ceiling. Thru Nov. 26,
The Adept-New-American Folk Center,
1617 Binz, has a show called Magellanism
in Black American Art. Thru Dec. 31,
Wed.-Sat., 12-6p.m.; Nov. 20, 12-7p.m.
During the week of the National
Women's Conference Channel 8 will
be featuring programs about
ujomen and women's issues.
"To Ben Man"
"Me and Stella"
The Chicano Art Gallery of the Association for the Advancement of Mexican-
Americans (AAMA), 3518 Polk St. at
Scott, has planned a one-woman show of
the works of Pilar Rubin, internationally
known Spanish artist now living in
Houston Nov. 14 thru Dec. '6, Mon.-Fri.,
Rice Design Alliance at the Houston Public Library, downtown branch, 500 Mc-
Kinney, presents an exhibit interpreting
the involvement of Women in Architecture.
The show is comprised of photographic
and text panels, and includes a history of
domestic environments designed by women designers. The event is co-sponsored
by a newly-formed group called Houston
Women in Architecture. Thru Nov. 22,
Mon.-Fri., 9a.m.-9p.m.; Sat., 9a.m.-6p.m.;
The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery at the
University of Houston (Entrance 5, off
Cullen Rd.) features a show titled Contemporary Issues: Works on Paper by
Women. Nov. 18 thru Dec. 18, Tues.-Sat.,
10a.m.-6p.m.; Sun., l-6p.m.
The Burke-Baker Planetarium at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Hermann Park, 5800 Caroline, is featuring a
modern astronomy collage. Titled The Sign
of Virgo, the presentation combines the
contributions of six scientists on the frontier of astronomy: Ivy Hooks, an engineer
with the Johnson Space Center; Ruth Fru-
land, a geologist; Sara Martin, a solar
astronomer; Virginia Trimble, an astrophysicist; and Margaret Burbidge, president
of the American Astronomical Society.
The presentation was arranged by Carolyn
Summers, Planetarium Curator. Thru Nov.
20, Wed.-Fri., 4p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 2, 3 and
4p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8p.m. Adults $1.25 and
Covo de Iongh Gallery, 4817 Montrose,
will feature Dee Wolff, a Minnesota-born
artist now living in Houston, in her first
one-woman show. Nov. 10 thru Dec. 10,
DuBose Gallery, 2950 Kirby, has a group
exhibition of the work of 12 women
artists. Nov. 17-24, Mon.-Fri., 9a.m.-5:30
p.m., Sat. 1 la.m.-4:30p.m.
The Ferndale Gallery, 2902 Ferndale, is
sponsoring a show called Women in Clay,
portraits of women by women. Nov. 15-30,
Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Inc., 1200 Bis-
sonnet, has scheduled a show titled Portraits of Women by Kenneth Frazier (1867-
1949). This is a special exhibit mounted
for the International Women's Year in the
upstairs gallery. The portraits were painted
in the 1920s and 1930s. Thru Nov. 30,
Kirby Gallery, 2800 Kirby, has mounted
an exhibit titled Women in Art, a group
celebrates the holidays
in the state of Texas
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