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20HERTZ: Finding Mack McCormick: Encounters with Houston's Greatest Music Documentarian

Thursday, January 29 | 7:30PM

Alex LaRotta presents a lecture on the work of Houston-based musicologist and cultural historian Mack McCormick, arguably the greatest living musicologist in the world. Over his six-decade career, McCormick recorded some of the greatest blues and folk icons of the twentieth century, documented Houston's forgotten music cultural landscapes, most of which has gone unseen by the public. Probably most notable, McCormick is credited with “discovering,” recording, and even managing musicians such as Mance Lipscomb, Robert Shaw, and “rediscovering” Lightnin’ Hopkins during the 1950’s.  Working in a variety of industries (from a Smithsonian Associate position to a Taxi driver covering Houston’s 4th Ward routes), McCormick met, promoted, a researched cultural histories as they unfolded in front of him; none better example than his historic field recordings of Peg Leg Will, one of the most important jazz pianist living and working in Houston’s 4th Ward.  McCormick is said to have obtained one of the largest archives of blues and jazz documents, writing, photos, and ephemera which has yet to be released to the public, although press and publications as far reaching as Vanity Fair have been itching to learn from this collector’s unique library.

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Jérôme Bel,

Performance: Cédric Andrieux

Friday, January 30 | 7PM

Paris-based choreographer Jérôme Bel created this eponymously-titled solo for Cédric Andrieux in 2009. Appearing onstage, Andrieux narrates his stories of a life in dance, from his eight years as a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company to his experiences dancing with the Lyon Opera Ballet, and more. Re-choreographed for presentation in CAMH's Brown Foundation Gallery, Cédric Andrieux presents an intimate view of the passions, labor, and motivations of a singularly talented dancer.

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FAQ Team Tours of "Double Life" and "Robert Hodge: Destroy and "Mel Chin: Rematch"

Saturday, Janurary 24| 1 & 3PM

Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can join a free group tour of Double Life and Mel Chin: Rematch at 1 and 3PM. The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Team, are a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH's dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences. We invite you to join us and share your thoughts and questions about the artwork on view. It is our aim to guide a visitor's experience by cultivating critical thinking and prioritize their own view in the context of various perspectives. All ages welcome.

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Jérôme Bel,

Artist Talk with Jérôme Bel and Performance: Cédric Andrieux

Saturday, January 31 | 2PM talk; Performance at 3PM

CAMH invites you to a two-part presentation held in conjunction with the exhibition Double Life featuring an artist talk with Jérôme Bel at 2PM followed by a performance of Cédric Andrieux at 3PM.

Paris-based choreographer Jérôme Bel created this eponymously-titled solo for Cédric Andrieux in 2009. Appearing onstage, Andrieux narrates his stories of a life in dance, from his eight years as a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company to his experiences dancing with the Lyon Opera Ballet, and more. Re-choreographed for presentation in CAMH's Brown Foundation Gallery, Cédric Andrieux presents an intimate view of the passions, labor, and motivations of a singularly talented dancer.

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20HERTZ: Aaron Sainz: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ruining Your Life

Thursday, February 19 | 7:30PM

Join us for the next installment of our music-based lecture series 20HERTZ, featuring talent manager, tour coordinator, promoter, and label owner Aaron Sainz. For his presentation Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ruining Your Life, Sainz will discuss a decade spent on the inside of the music industry, starting with his experiences working with an eclectic variety of local, national, and international talent. Sainz will also describe the challenges involved in building a supportive music-scene in Houston and discuss how to operate creatively on a national scale.

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Family Day: Mel Chin: Rematch

Saturday, February 21 | 12-4PM

Experience Mel Chin: Rematch with the whole family! Family friendly activities abound that allow all-ages access to the artist's ideas and processes. Prepare to play with a range of art materials and learn new ways of creation. All supplies are provided.

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Concert: HTRK

Friday, March 6 | 7PM

Australian rock duo HTRK present a live concert at CAMH, fresh off the heels of the release of their critically acclaimed album Psychic 9-5 Club. Doors open at 6PM.

This event is free with RSVP only and space is limited. To register, visit the Eventbrite page here.

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Lecture: Cyrus Mody Ph.D

Thursday, March 19 | 6:30PM

Join us for a talk by Cyrus Mody, Ph.D. on Mel Chin’s diverse artistic practice. Dr. Mody is an associate professor of history at Rice University, who explores the intersections between science, technology, and society. Professor Mody’s wide-ranging interdisciplinary research will serve as a lens to view Chin’s equally multifaceted practice—one that frequently features contributions and collaborations from the science community—from a history of science perspective.

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On View

Double Life

On View: December 13, 2014 – March 15, 2015

Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery

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Mel Chin: Rematch

On View: January 17 – April 19, 2015

Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery

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Art on the Lawn: Joseph Havel

On View: July 19, 2013 – April 30, 2015

Now showing in the Front Lawn

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