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VOICES OF THE SPIRIT IV
BEGINNING FEB 8
For three years, Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Traditional Arts Program has organized a concert featuring a selection of music traditions entitled Voices of the Spirit. Asia Society Texas …

The Arts & Happenings Jan 2014 The Arts & Happenings Jan 2014

EVENTS PRESENTED BY SPA
BEGINNING JAN. 10
Upcoming events presented by the Society for the Performing Arts in January include Pilobolus on Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Founded in 1971, Pilobolus has built its giant and fervent …

The Arts & Happenings Dec 2013 The Arts & Happenings Dec 2013

“SOUL’S JOURNEY” EXHIBIT AT JUNG CENTER GALLERY
BEGINNING DEC 03
Local artist Julie Willan presents “Soul’s Journey” at The Jung Center Gallery Dec. 3-20. The public is invited to an opening reception on Saturday, Dec. 7, from …

The Arts & Happenings Nov 2013 The Arts & Happenings Nov 2013

STRATFORD HIGH SCHOOL’S “PROJECT PLAYHOUSE” – ONLY NOV 2
The Stratford Thespian Troupe will host its annual “Project Playhouse” event on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Stratford High School from 9 a.m.-noon. This year’s theme is based …

The Arts & Happenings Oct 2013 The Arts & Happenings Oct 2013

FRIENDS FOR LIFE ANNUAL GALA
OCT 03
Whether you’re a Picasso connoisseur, a van Gogh enthusiast or just a fan of saving animals, you won’t want to miss True Colors: A Night of Art for the Animals …

The Arts & Happenings Sept 2013 The Arts & Happenings Sept 2013

DISCOVERY GREEN LAUNCHES FALL 2013 PROGRAMMING SEASON
The new season of family-friendly programming at Discovery Green kicks off Aug. 31 and will continue through Nov. 17. Catch a free flick in the shadow of Houston’s skyline …

The Arts & Happenings Sep 2013 The Arts & Happenings Sep 2013

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 …