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SPA is the largest non-profit performing arts presenter in the Southwest. Beyond the stage, we create opportunities for connection and learning in our communities. Explore upcoming shows and events below and join us for experiences that inspire.

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January 2021

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Jaston Williams in I Saw the Lights

Friday, January 29 | 7:00 pm CST
Tickets Starting At $25
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Austin favorite Jaston Williams of Greater Tuna fame is back with a new darkly funny solo performance, inspired by mysterious lights over Lubbock, Texas in 1951.

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February 2021

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Art Contest Teacher Workshop

Tuesday, February 2 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST
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For over 50 years, Society for the Performing Arts has been an integral part of the Houston arts community, using the power of the stage to reflect the vibrancy of our city. This season, in response to the challenges faced by the Greater Houston community, the theme of the 23rd Annual Student Art Contest is RESILIENCE, empowering students to reflect on their own strength and to use the joy of artmaking as a tool to build self-confidence and peace. This…

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DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation

Saturday, February 6 | 7:30 pm CST
Tickets Starting At $20
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Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky examines D.W. Griffiths infamous silent film The Birth of a Nation, remixing it with contemporary art and his own original score, performed by the Kronos Quartet.

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National Geographic Live: Scientific Exposure

Tuesday, February 9 | 6:00 pm CST
Tickets Starting At $20
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Photographers Anand Varma and Prasenjeet Yadav apply their scientific knowledge and experience to their craft, enabling them to reveal wildlife and our natural world in surprising ways.

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March 2021

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National Geographic Live: Mysterious Seas

Tuesday, March 30 | 6:00 pm CDT
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Get a glimpse into the ocean’s greatest depths—and the fascinating creatures that live there—with leading marine biologists David Gruber and Diva Amon.

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