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We’re now issuing free tickets for events to guarantee seating. Bookmark this page, and you’ll always be a click away from easy access to all ticketed programs. Walk-ins are still welcome when space permits, but a ticket guarantees FREE admission up to five minutes before the event’s start time.

Feb. 27, noon, Jose Quintero Theatre: Becky Valls, UH associate professor of dance, performs her signature dance solo Red Square wearing a skullcap embedded with electrodes to track her brainwaves, causing them to alter the stage lighting. GET TICKETS


March 3, 1 p.m., Blaffer Art Museum (seating in Dudley Recital Hall): Dr. Corene Hurt-Thaut, professor of neurologic music therapy at Colorado State University and researcher at the Center for Biomedical Research in Music. GET TICKETS


March 3, 7 p.m., Blaffer Art Museum (seating in Dudley Recital Hall): Mel Chin: Rematch curator Miranda Lash in conversation with Blaffer public affairs director Devon Britt-Darby. GET TICKETS


March 4, noon, Blaffer Art Museum: Dr. Robert Zaretsky, UH Honors College, author of Boswell’s Enlightenment (Harvard, Spring 2015); on the French Encyclopédie and the reshaping of the modern self. GET TICKETS


March 7, 1-4 p.m., Blaffer Art Museum: Saleri Studio Saturday — a family-friendly afternoon of art making inspired by some of Mel Chin’s most innovative projects. Email or call 713.743.9526 with questions. Bring your imagination and wear clothes that are suited to making art. GET TICKETS


March 10, 3 p.m., UC Ballroom: Dr. Dan O’Connor, UH associate professor of health and human performance; Dr. Donald Ingram, professor of nutritional neuroscience and aging, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System; and Dr. Felipe Sierra, director, Division of Aging Biology, National Institute on Aging on “The Serious Search for an Anti-Aging Pill.” GET TICKETS


March 11, noon, Blaffer Art Museum: Mel Chin: Rematch gallery talk; speakers TBA shortly. GET TICKETS


March 12, 6:30 p.m., Glassell School of Art (Freed Auditorium): Janet Biggs in conversation with exhibition curator Janet Phelps and Todd DeShields Smith, director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art and organizer of Biggs’ 2011 mid-career survey No Limits. GET TICKETS