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6th Annual MenilFest to take place Saturday May 3

DSC_1059Free public event features live music, readings, kids activities, art & book sale, and more

Back for the sixth year, now with a much shorter name (formerly called the Menil Community Arts Festival and Houston Indie Book Fest), MenilFest takes over the Menil Campus for an extraordinary day of FREE art and entertainment on Saturday, May 3, from 11AM to 6PM (rain or shine). Highlighting the diversity of the Menil neighborhood arts community, the festival will include musical performances, spoken word, Chakra tuning, literature, and visual art, all taking place on the Menil Collection lawn and the Menil Bookstore deck, as well as the Rothko Chapel and Houston Center for Photography.

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Menil Community Arts & Houston Indie Book Festival to take place Saturday, April 20

d39fbc83-ee37-401b-bee1-eba9d6043b59When: Saturday April 20, 2013  – 11am – 6pm (rain or shine)

Where: The Menil Collection Lawn and Menil Collection Bookstore, 1515 Sul Ross St., Houston, TX  77006

Cost: FREE

About the Event: The 5th Annual Menil Community Arts and Houston Indie Book Festival is a free event designed to highlight the diversity of the Menil neighborhood arts community through an afternoon of music, spoken word, yoga, literature, and visual art. Participating organizations include Da Camera of Houston, Inprint, Houston Center for Photography, Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), the Rothko Chapel, Writers in the Schools, and The Menil Collection. Gulf Coast Journal, while not located on the Menil campus, joins forces with the other organizations to present the Houston Indie Book Festival that takes place jointly with the Menil Community Arts Festival. Continue reading

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