Monthly Archives: October 2013

Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place on selected Mondays, when the Museum is closed to the public. Cindi Strauss, curator of decorative arts, and Marissa Hershon, […]

Fitzcarraldo Introduced by Gwen Goffe, former associate director, investment and finance, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston A haunting film in a class of its own, Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo tells the story of opera aficionado Brian Sweeney “Fitzcarraldo” Fitzgerald (Klaus Kinski, who played the title character in Herzog’s Aguirre: The Wrath of God, also set in […]

Houston will welcome a cultural treasure from Leipzig, the Thomanerchor (St. Thomas Boys Choir), the only musical institution in Europe in continuous existence for over 800 years.  Johann Sebastian Bach was once its director, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy worked with it, and Richard Wagner was a member. On Saturday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. the choir will […]

Fall is supposed to be here, and we’re waiting . . . waiting . . . waiting for the cool front.  Just don’t let that deter you from participating in the myriad of activities that October has in store for you. Austrian Day and Office Day– Tomorrow, Thursday, October 3, Austrians and Friends of Austria […]