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HOUSTON ART CAR PARADE
MAY 11
Don’t miss the Annual Art Car Parade. Downtown Houston will come to life when more than 250 “motoriffic” mobile masterpieces hit the pavement on May 11. The Houston Art Car Parade …

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CHOPIN & BEETHOVEN
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, MAY 9 – 12
Hear the glorious, soaring phrases of Chopin’s masterpiece, and then experience Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony, initially inspired by his admiration for Napoleon Bonaparte. Later, he became disillusioned by Napoleon’s …

The Arts & Happenings Apr 2013 The Arts & Happenings Apr 2013

DEVELOPER PLANS “HOUSTON’S LARGEST HOME TOUR”
IN APRIL
The Johnson Development Corp. is opening hundreds of doors citywide this April for “Houston’s Largest Home Tour.” Nearly 400 homes — including 84 models — will be open weekends …

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Eric Harland Voyager
DA CAMERA OF HOUSTON, APRIL 19
A native of Houston and graduate of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Eric Harland is one of the premier drummers of his generation. This …

The Arts & Happenings March 2013 The Arts & Happenings March 2013

 
THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB AT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE
MAR 8
The Country Playhouse will present The Dixie Swim Club by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Julie Wooten on its Cerwinske main stage for three weekends only, March 8-23. …

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VOCA PEOPLE
Society For The Performing
Arts, March 16
The Voca People will take you on a completely original, thrilling musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Full of energy and bursting with fun, this international hit features …

The Arts & Happenings Feb 2013 The Arts & Happenings Feb 2013

FEBRUARY EVENTS AT SPA
BEGINNING FEB 7
Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman returns to Houston Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall for a recital concert alongside pianist Rohan De Silva. In …

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PROKOFIEV’S ROMEO AND JULIET
Houston Symphony, Feb. 14-17
Relive the stories of William Shakespeare’s most cherished characters. Romeo and Juliet’s romantic encounters will populate one’s imagination as you hear Prokofiev’s riveting score based on the story of …

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CHILDREN’S MUSEUM ACTIVITIES
Celebrate Denmark’s contribution to recreational education with multiple LEGO®-themed activities at the Children’s Museum of Houston Jan. 10-16. Build a fully programmable robot at the Inventors’ Workshop, create a masterpiece of patterns and …

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SHOW BOAT
Houston Grand Opera, Jan 18 – Feb 19
Show Boat follows the theatrical family of The Cotton Blossom as it sails the Mississippi providing musical entertainment at towns along the river. A magical score and …

The Arts & Happenings DEC 2012 The Arts & Happenings  DEC 2012

INTERACTIVE THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
THROUGH DEC 22
InterActive Theater Company presents Beauty and the Beast through Dec. 22. When Beauty’s well-meaning father tries to bring her a souvenir from his travels, she winds …

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THE RAT PACK IS BACK
SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, DEC. 7
Celebrate the holidays with the swingin’, free-wheeling sounds of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop. The Rat Pack is Back recreates …

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THETA CHARITY ANTIQUES SHOW
BEGINNING NOV 15
In this Diamond Jubilee year, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the English throne. With a curtsy to Her Majesty’s incredible achievement, the 60th Annual Theta Charity Antiques Show …

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LES MISÉRABLES
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA
NOV. 6 – 11
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, with new staging and reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor …

The Arts & Happenings Oct 2012 The Arts & Happenings Oct 2012

Cornelius Nursery’s Fall Harvest Festival
OCT. 6
Visit Cornelius Nursery on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. for the annual Fall Harvest Festival. Children get free pie pumpkin decorating supplies, can participate in tin can planting, …

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WICKED DIVAS
HOUSTON SYMPHONY,
OCT. 5 – 7

Two Wicked stars join forces to celebrate great women of the stage and screen. Broadway divas Nicole Parker and Alli Mauzey will grace the Jones Hall stage for a performance …

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Breakfast With Elizabeth Smart
SEPT. 27
Elizabeth Smart, who was abducted from her Utah home and held captive for nine months before being rescued, will share her story of overcoming adversity at a breakfast event on Thursday, …