Archive for February, 2015


[Editorial] CNY @ Viet Hua

(Feb 22nd, 2015)

Chinese New Year in Houston, TX gets bigger every year. Perhaps not as intense as a traditional 15 day celebration in some parts of Asia, there are at least more than a few events for a good three weekends all around town — concerts, parades, celebrations, cultural activities etc. Dragon and Lion dance troupes are invited everywhere to help welcome the new year.

On assignment for the Folklife program, we visited Viet Hua. It has become a place to be the last few years for Chinese New Year celebrations. It host a 2 day event that features just about all of Houston’s Lion and Dragon Dance troupes and a new year market.

Below are a few images from a 2 hour window we were there on the 2nd day.

Gallery at : http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Events/2015-Solils/20150222-CNY-Viet-Hua/47731790_BQcjbD 

 



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(Feb 14th, 2015)

A truly intimate affair, featuring the magnificent Theorbo played by Michael Leopold and the Baroque Harp played by Becky Baxter. Ars Lyrica Valentine’s Day concert.

more images at: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Cantus-Mundus/2015-Cantus-Diem/20151114-Ars-Lyrica-Love/47542989_JvDjC8

(Jan 7th, 2015)

Jason Moran : The Rauschenberg Project-Holed Up (world premiere, Da Camera commission) @ Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center. Featuring local legend Horace Grigsby on vocals and visuals by Robert Pruitt.

more images at: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Jazz-In-Photos/2015-Live-Gallery/20150207-Jason-Moran-The/47429151_nSTSQr