Laura Russell of Houston. Thru Nov. 30,
The Rice Media Center, on the Rice University campus, Universitv at Stockton,
features a one-woman show of photography by Houston artist Janice Rubin.
The show includes recent works and portraits of sisters. Thru Nov. 30, Mon-Fri.,
The Alley Theatre, 615 Texas, hosts a
specially organized exhibit of Houston
artists titled Women: Art: Houston. As
part of the nation's salute to the International Women's Year, the exhibit was
selected by jurors Gertrude Barnstone,
Roberta Harris, Dianne Smith and Trudy
Sween. More than 50 local artists are featured in an exhibit, on display in the lobby
of the Alley. Thru Nov. 27; Tues.-Sat.,
lOa.m.-lOp.m.; Sun., l-10p.m. (Not open
for viewing one hour prior to showtimes.)
Houston Lighting and Power Display
Gallery, 611 Walker, features a show titled
Creative Stitchers, Inc. celebrating 10 years
of creativity with the fiber designer group,
Creative Stitchers of Houston. Techniques
found in the display include weaving, applique, stitchery, basketry, batik, fiber
jewelry and soft sculpture. Nov. 14 thru
Dec. 2, Mon.-Fri., 8a.m.-5p.m.
The Albert Thomas Convention Center
hosts an exhibit, arranged by the Contemporary Arts Museum and the Smithsonian
Institution, called Workers and Allies: Female Participation in the American Trade
Union, 1824-1976. An exhibit titled Black
Women: Achievement Against the Odds
will also be shown in the lobby. Researched and developed by the Smithsonian's Anacostia Neighborhood Museum to
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celebrate the achievements of black women, the display features leaders in the areas
of medicine, law, education, business, industry, literature, the arts, the armed
forces, civil rights and government. Nov.
Heights Savings Main Office Building, 204
W. 19th St. at Yale will feature an exhibition of bronze sculpture, the work of
Houston artist Marie Lesher. Thru Nov. 25,
Hamman Hall, at Rice University, will hold
a public symposium in conjunction with
the Women in Architecture exhibition.
Nationally recognized women in architecture, the arts and politics will participate
as keynote speakers and panelists. Sat.,
Nov. 19, 9:30a.m.-5p.m. Call 527-8101,
ext. 3358, for more information.
KUHT/Channel 8, Houston's public television station, will air a 60-minute documentary called Caucus. By Houston filmmaker Janice Blue, the documentary is
taken from the February 1973 National
Women's Political Caucus convention. The
film is scheduled for 10p.m. on Nov. 19,
but check the newspaper schedule, as the
program's air time may vary.
The Contemporary Arts Museum (CAM),
5216 Montrose, hosts the second annual
modern dance gathering, featuring the New
Dance Group performing Woman Song to
commemorate the IWY Conference. The
gathering will include original dance composition by CAM Choreographers, Space/
Dance/Theater, Theater Dance Unlimited
and the High School for the Performing
and Visual Arts dance department. Nov. 19
8p.m. For more information about this
free event, call 526-3129.
Almost two hundred female artists
from over 30 states are represented in this
comprehensive exhibit, which was organized by the Women's Caucus for Art.
Titled Contemporary Issues: Works on
Paper by Women, the exhibit is national
in scope. It was funded by a grant from the
National Endowment for the Arts, and 37
women curators, artists, historians and
critics from all over the the U.S. were
chosen as curators.
Among the renowned artists included
in the showing are Pat Adams, Lynda Beng-
lis, Judith Brodsky, Lee Krasner, Sylvia
Sleigh, Judy Chicago, Audrey Flack, Nancy
Graves, May Stevens, Miriam Shapiro and
Houston artist Dorothy Hood.
Originally shown in Los Angeles, the
exhibit traveled to the University of Utah
in Salt Lake City before coming to Houston in conjunction with the National Women's Conference. The Women's Caucus for
Art, a standing committee of the College
Arts Association, is responsible for organizing the exhibit.
The opening is an official International Women's Year activity and is open
to the public. It will be held at the Sarah
Campbell Blaffer Gallery at the University
of Houston (entrance 5 off Cullen) from
7-10 p.m. on Nov. 18. Introducing the
exhibit will be Judith Brodsky. Featured
speaker is John Mack Carter.
The exhibit will be at the Blaffer
Gallery through Dec. 18. Hours are
10-6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and
1-6 p.m., Sunday.
Well work together
for a woman's right to choose
a safe and legal abortion.
NARAL is in Houston!
Come to our reception, Friday November 18,
3:30-5:00 pm, at the Hyatt Regency, 1200 Louisiana
St., Houston,—and visit our booth anytime! Support
the pro-choice language in the IWY Plan of Action.
I want to work for woman's right to
choose. Enclosed is my NARAL membership contribution for:
$100 and up
make checks payable to NARAL
Mail to NARAL
706 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
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