The Arts of Intimacy
Inspired by HGO’s winter production of La favorite, HGOco and Seeking the Human Spirit return to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for an evening of lecture, music, art, and poetry reflecting the crossroads of culture, identity, and faith in 14th century Spain. Rice University Professor Dr. Maya Soifir-Irish will provide context on the history and interfaith relations of the period. The evening will also feature performances by Houston Poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz, writer and artist Tamara Al-Qaisi-Coleman, mezzo-soprano Nadia Fayad Benevidez, and Michael Fares on oud. The Arts of Intimacy will take place on January 16, 2020, 6:30 PM at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and is free and open to the public.