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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 …

The Arts & Happenings Sept. 2012 The Arts & Happenings Sept. 2012

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, …

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DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Broadway Across America, Sept. 25 – 30
Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Houston Sept. 25-30. Based on the Academy Award®-winning animated feature film, this …

The Arts & Happenings May 2012 The Arts & Happenings May 2012

Houston’s Annual Pond Tour
MAY 5
Sparkling waterfalls, splashing fish, colorful water lilies, frogs, dragonflies, and relaxing back yard vignettes welcome visitors to the Houston Pond Tour on May 5-6. Twenty ponds will be open to the …

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TOTALLY MOZART
Houston Symphony,
May 11 – 13
In this delightfully all-Mozart evening led by Maestro Hans Graf, experience a musical ride from Paris to Prague. Plus hear two awe-inspiring concert arias with internationally acclaimed coloratura soprano Albina …

The Arts & Happenings April 2012 The Arts & Happenings April 2012

Primavera Blossoms At The Galleria
THROUGH APRIL 07
Flowers will perfume the air inside The Galleria as it brings back the popular tradition of Primavera from March 29-April 7. The event will boast a variety of living …

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MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER
Houston Symphony, April 5 – 7
Acclaimed John Denver tribute artist Jim Curry takes you back to the time when Rocky Mountain High, Take Me Home: Country Roads, Annie’s Song, and Leaving On …

The Arts & Happenings March 2012 The Arts & Happenings March 2012

William Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It
MAR 23
Society for the Performing Arts has added one night of Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It to the 2011-12 season. Television and movie legend William Shatner …

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Branford Marsalis & Joey Calderazzo Duo
Hobby Center For The Performing Arts
March 23
Nine-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis and pianist Joey Calderazzo have mesmerized audiences with their passionate and profound collaboration since they took the stage …

The Arts & Happenings February 2012 The Arts & Happenings February 2012

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, …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …