1. America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose


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    Author and minister, the Rev. James E. Atwood will lead a timely discussion of the theological roots of America’s epidemic of gun violence. The Rev. Atwood contends that the 36,000 gun deaths…

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    • Gaza on the Ground


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      Tuesday, April 6 at the Rothko Chapel, 7 p.m. Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer was born in 1984 and was raised in the Rafah refugee camp at the southern end of Gaza near the border with Egypt.…

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      • Music for Peace: Shouts, Cries, Prayers


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        Collaboration with Foundation for Modern Music Acting on behalf of peace takes many forms. A few brave souls protest individually at great risk to themselves for the end of war, oppression, hate,…

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        • Museum Experience


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          To celebrate the Houston Museum District Association's inaugural Museum Experience, the Rothko Chapel will host a day full of events in conjunction with The Menil Collection and Houston Center…

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          • Nelofer Pazira Speaks on Afghanistan: Fact or Fiction


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            Afghan-Canadian Filmmaker, Writer, Journalist and Human Rights Activist Thursday, March 11, 7:00pm Nelofer Pazira was born in India and grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan during the Russian occupation…

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            • Transformative Encounters with the Rothko Chapel


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              Helen Winkler Fosdick Carol Mancusi-Ungaro Christopher Rothko, Ph.D. Harry Cooper, Ph.D., moderator Saturday, September 25, 3pm Helen Winkler Fosdick, art historian; Carol Mancusi-Ungaro,…

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              • Human Rights Illuminated: Torture, Transparency, and Accountability


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                Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights

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                • Bach’s Double Concerto


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                  Mercury and its ensemble of musicians offer a concert of three of J.S. Bach’s musical masterpieces including the beautiful Double Violin Concerto and the rarely performed original orchestration…

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                  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance with Texas Johnny Brown


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                    The Rothko Chapel continues its tradition of observing the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday with music from blues legend Texas Johnny Brown and The Quality Blues Band.

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                    • Not for Sale: The Scandal of Human Trafficking in Houston and Beyond


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                      David Batstone, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert on human trafficking and author of Not For Sale, an examination of the global slave trade, will speak at the Rothko Chapel. In 2007, he…

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