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XANADU
Theatre Under The Stars, Sept. 13 – 14
Theatre Under The Stars and The Humphreys School of Musical Theatre present the Houston premiere of Xanadu. The comical, roller skating musical follows the journey of a magical …

Fashion to the Rescue Fashion to the Rescue

By Tyler Elizabeth Howdeshell
Photography by Dream Orchid
A s an avid dog lover and owner of four adopted dogs — two pugs and two bulldogs — Katy resident Faith McGary-Sepcic felt called to do something to …

The Arts & Happenings Aug 2013 The Arts & Happenings Aug 2013

HOUSTON RESTAURANT WEEKS
BEGINNING AUG 1
A month-long food odyssey, Houston Restaurants Weeks returns Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 2. Founded in 2003 by Cleverley Stone, Houston Restaurant Weeks raised more than $1.22 million for the …

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CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE
Houston Symphony, Beginning  Aug. 30
Kicking off the Houston Symphony’s Centennial Pops Season, daredevil cirque artists meet fiery symphonic music with new acts and artists. Watch in awe as aerial artists defy gravity, …

The Arts & Happenings Jul 2013 The Arts & Happenings Jul 2013

HOMEAID PLAYSHIP ON DISPLAY DURING ASTROS GAMES
THROUGH JULY 4
Westin Homes, builder of the 2013 Project Playhouse, has created a playhouse theme that is “out of this world.” Westin has partnered with HomeAid Houston, a charity …

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WICKED
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA, BEGINNING JULY 10
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other …

The Arts & Happenings Jun 2013 The Arts & Happenings Jun 2013

EXHIBITIONS AT MFAH
BEGINNING JUNE 2
James Turrell: A Retrospective will be on view at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from June 9-Sept. 22. This exhibition gathers approximately 50 works spanning nearly five decades in one …

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Flashdance
THEATRE UNDER THE STARS, JUNE 4 – 16
Theatre Under the Stars presents Flashdance – The Musical, which tells the unforgettable story of Alex, a working class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of …

The Arts & Happenings May 2013 The Arts & Happenings May 2013

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 …