Jan. 30, 2 pm: Gallery Talk and painting demonstration by James Saldivar
Fri., Feb. 12, 7 pm: Screening of “Human Terrain” plus Q & A by film director James Der Derian with an introduction by John Phillip Santos. At Trinity University
Thur., Mar. 11, 6-9 pm: 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading: Que Viva Trino! with featured poet Juan Perez.
Sat., Mar. 13, 9:45 pm @ Hemisphere Plaza: Remember El Alma, a multimedia performance adapted from the original prose poem by Barbara Renaud-Gonzalez, and directed by Vicki Grise, with performances by 6 principal actresses and 100 Almas, An Official Luminaria 2010 Event.
Sat., March 27, 1-4 pm: Small Press Book Fair with Pecan Grove & Dos Gatos presses and poetry journals Voices de la Luna (San Antonio) & The Enigmatist (Georgetown, TX). Plus the “Wordworkers Poetry Reading” with authors Martha K. Grant, Assef al-Jundi, Josie Mixon, Jim LaVilla-Havelin, David Meischen, Scott Wiggerman, Mike Gullickson, Kathy Lee, Carolyn Patteson Sanchez, Palmer Hall, and Roberto Bonazzi.
Thur., Apr. 8, 6-9 pm: 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading with featured poet Jim LaVilla-Havelin, and open mic readings by Carmen Tafolla, Ignacio Magaloni, Mo Saidi, Carolyn Patteson Sanchez, Olu Aiyenimelo and others.
Thur., Apr. 22, 7-9 pm: John Phillip Santos read from The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire (A Tejano Elegy),surrounded by art from his private collection, including works by Ricky Armendáriz, Norman René Avila, Rolando Briseño, George Cisneros, Joan Frederick, Raphael Guerra, Pedro Luján, César Martínez, Franco Mondini-Ruiz, Angel Rodríguez-Díaz, Terry Ybañez, and Davíd Zamora Casas.
Thur., May 11, 6-9 pm: 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading with featured poet Mo Saidi, and open mic readings.
Sat., May 22, 3 & 7 pm: International Academy of Music & Art spring recital.
Thur., June 10, 6-9 pm: 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading with featured poet Vincent Toro, Theater Director, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.
Thur., July 8, 6-9 pm: 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading with featured performance poet Yve Anderson with Tibo on the African drums. Yve’s creative productions—hovering somewhere between poetry and performance art–are universities on wheels, designed to enlighten and invigorate the mind and soul. Ma’at is the spirit that moves her to advocate for equality, honor and justice; and above all: truth—themes echoed throughout David Zamora Casa’s installation.
July 10, 2 pm: Bihl Haus Dialog between Dr. Rita Urquijo-Ruiz and exhibiting artist David Zamora Casas. Rita expands on the eloquent essay she penned on David’s work in this show’s catalog, and talks with the artist about his installation, and his art, gay rights activism, and life. Rita’s research focuses on Latino(a) literature, culture, and performance art. She is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Trinity University and Co-Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. For more about Rita, please go to http://www.trinity.edu/departments/public_relations/trinity_people/rita_urquijo_ruiz.htm
Sat., Aug. 7, 6:30 pm: “Shakthi, Manifest of the Feminine Power,” at the Carver, a classical Indian dance performance directed by Dr. Sreedhara and co-produced by Bihl Haus Arts and Kaveri Natya Yoga
Sat., Aug. 28, 2 pm: Bihl Haus Arts Dialog/Diálogo with David Rubin, SAMA Curator of Contmporary Art, and artist Raul Castellanos.
Sept. 11, 2 pm: Gold leafing workshop with Raul Castellanos.
Sat., Oct. 2, 2 pm: Ethnobotanist Paul Cox on Texas flora depicted in photographs by Roy Pittman.
Fri., Oct. 8, 6-9 pm: Bihl Haus Arts 5th Anniversary & Silent Auction, with readings by Barbara Renaud-Gonzalez, music by Los Nahuatlatos, and special dance and musical performances.
Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 pm: Classical Indian Dance by Visiting Artist Vyjayanthi Kashi, of India, who performs in the style of Kuchipudi.
Dec. 11, 2 pm: Bihl Haus Dialog/Diálogo with Anthropologist Megan Biesele, PhD. Sculptor Danville Chadbourne, and Art Historian Kellen Kee McIntyre, PhD. Megan Biesele, who received her Ph.D. in social anthropology from Harvard University in 1975, has spent the past 40 years working in the areas of language development and human rights of the peoples of Botswana and Namibia, southern Africa. In 2000 she received the Lucy Mair Medal for Applied Anthropology from the Royal Anthropological Institute, London. Biesele is the author of numerous books, including Shaken Roots: Bushmen of Namibia Today (Johannesburg: 1990), “Women Like Meat”: The Folklore and Foraging Ideology of the Kalahari Ju/’hoan (Johannesburg: 1993), and Hunters and Gatherers in the Modern World: Conflict, Resistance, and Self-Determination (New York: 2000).
Sat., Dec. 18, 3 & 7 pm: International Academy of Music & Art winter recital.