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Beyond Words At Off The Wall Gallery
BEGINNING FEB 04
Off the Wall Gallery presents Beyond Words, an extraordinary collection of contemporary artworks by legendary songwriter and lyricist Bernie Taupin. Exhibition previews will run from Feb. 4-12, …

Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2012 Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2012

Cinderella
HOUSTON BALLET, BEGINNING FEB. 23
Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s staging of Cinderella, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score, from Feb. 23-March 4. A fresh new take on the familiar tale, Cinderella features lavish scenery and …

The Arts & Happenings January 2012 The Arts & Happenings January 2012

The Music Box Theater Presents Fruitcakes
THROUGH JAN 15
The Music Box Theater’s production of Fruitcakes!, a unique blend of seasonal tunes, nostalgic holiday characters and stories, takes the stage through Jan. 15.
The new holiday production pays …

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RachFest 3 – Rach 2
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, JAN. 5 – 22
Rachmaninoff has enchanted music lovers for generations with his incredibly romantic themes. Come experience a special three week festival — RachFest! — paying tribute to this …

The Arts & Happenings December 2011 The Arts & Happenings December 2011

Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour
BEGINNING DEC 2
The 2011 Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour, “Deck the Heights,” is set for Friday, Dec. 2, 6-9 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 3, 3-9 p.m. Six unique Houston …

Houston Performing Arts and Events December 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events December 2011

The Irish Tenors Holiday Special
SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, DEC. 7
Since they first joined voices in 1998, The Irish Tenors have made countless traditional musical treasures breathe with new life. Accompanied by a full orchestra, …

The Arts & Happening November 2011 The Arts & Happening  November 2011

YULETIDE: HOLIDAY TIME AT BAYOU BEND
BEGINNING NOV 17
Celebrate the holidays at Bayou Bend with Yuletide: Holiday Time at Bayou Bend from Nov. 17-Jan. 1. Bayou Bend is renowned for its annual Yuletide tradition featuring festive …

Houston Performing Arts and Events November 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events November 2011

RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
Broadway Across America, Nov. 18 – 19
RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles’ discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded …

The Arts & Happenings October 2011 The Arts & Happenings October 2011

ORIGINAL GREEK FESTIVAL
BEGINNING OCT 06
This year’s Original Greek Festival, in its 45th year, will be held Oct. 6-9 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Complex, 3511 Yoakum. The event will feature everything that Houstonians …

Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events October 2011

Tutankhamun: The Golden King And The Great Pharaohs
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, BEGINNING OCT. 16
The acclaimed traveling exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs features more than 100 artworks, most of which had …

The Arts & Happenings September 2011 The Arts & Happenings September 2011

FOURTEEN AT THE ART CAR MUSEUM
BEGINNING SEPT 10
The Art Car Museum presents the exhibition Fourteen, a group exhibition of Texas artists whose works encourage political, social or spiritual consciousness. Each artist has a distinctive, recognizable …

Houston Performing Arts and Events September 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events September 2011

GISELLE
Houston Ballet, Beginning Sept. 22
A striking pairing of contemporary and classical, speed and stillness, this two-part program is a spectacular showcase for the dancers of Houston Ballet. Giselle is a journey into a beautiful world …

The Arts & Happenings August 2011 The Arts & Happenings August 2011

MUSEUM OF PRINTING HISTORY SUMMER EXHIBITS
THROUGH AUG. 27
Texas Zydeco is on exhibit through Aug. 27 at the Museum of Printing History. This exhibition showcases 40 framed photographs by James Fraher originally published in the …

Houston Performing Arts and Events August 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events August 2011

LES PATINEURS IN THE NIGHTSONG OF THE EARTH
 
HOUSTON BALLET, BEGINNING SEPT. 8
From three of the world’s most esteemed choreographers come three lyrically stunning ballets long absent from Houston Ballet’s repertoire. Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs, …

The Arts & Happenings July 2011 The Arts & Happenings July 2011

JURASSIC ADVENTURE AND BANDS ON THE SAND AT MOODY GARDENS
THIS SUMMER
This summer, visitors to Galveston Island can experience the age of dinosaurs at Moody Gardens. Guests to the Dinosaur Alive! exhibit become part of a …

Houston Performing Arts and Events July 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events July 2011

THE LORD OF THE RINGS
Houston Symphony,
July 22-23
More than 250 musicians and singers will perform the movie soundtrack live as you watch the full-length film of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the …

The Arts & Happenings June 2011 The Arts & Happenings June 2011

MUSEUM OF PRINTING HISTORY EXHIBITS
 
THROUGH JUN 11
Exhibitions on display at the Museum of Printing History are: The Book Club of Texas is on view through June 11. The Book Club of Texas was founded in …

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CHICAGO
SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, BEGINNING JUNE 21
There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy …

The Arts & Happenings May 2011 The Arts & Happenings May 2011

TRIBUTE WEEKEND TO HONOR RABBI ROY A. WALTER,
BEGINNING MAY 20
In honor of Rabbi Roy A. Walter’s retirement, Emanu El is orchestrating a tribute weekend, Love, Liturgy & Laughter — A Celebration of the …