DeQuina Moore as Poet Lauren in Plumshuga (Photo by Amitava Sarkar)

HOUSTON CITYBOOK WASN'T the first to describe Houston ballet dancer Lauren Anderson as a legend, as we did in 2018, nor shall we be the last. And now her compelling story — a rise and fall and rise again — is a highly anticipated new show at Stages.

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WindSync (photo by Aly Matei)

TOMORROW, SEPT. 29, at 7:30pm, the Houston wind quintet WindSync performs at 8th Wonder Brewery to celebrate a career milestone: an upcoming trip to London’s Abbey Road Studios to record an album of compositions, including one world premiere composed for the quintet by Uruguayan-American composer Miguel del Aguila.

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Clockwise from top: 'Beauty of Koi Fish,' by Juliet (18); 'Home,' by Matt Manalo; 'Rainbow Day,' by America (6)

WHEN HOUSTON MULTI-DISCIPLINARY artist Matt Manalo was asked to create a new work for The Periwinkle Foundation’s annual Making A Mark exhibit, which would include over 200 pieces of art and creative writing by child patients at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, he had no idea how profoundly the experience would impact own practice, or how much he would learn from his young collaborators.

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