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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 …

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TRIBUTE TO RAY CHARLES
MAY 27 – 29
Let the good times roll with Ellis Hall as he performs the best of Ray Charles. A former protégé of Charles, Hall pays tribute to his friend in a …

The Arts & Happenings April 2011 The Arts & Happenings  April 2011

EAST MONTROSE HOME TOUR AND ART WALK
ONLY APR 16
The East Montrose biennial Home Tour and Art Walk will take place on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Many original homes and cottages – …

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RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN & MORE
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, APRIL 21 – 23
Ashley Brown, celebrated leading lady of the Broadway stage in such Disney blockbusters as Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast, comes to Jones Hall to …

The Arts & Happeningss March 2011 The Arts & Happeningss March 2011

HARRY CONNICK JR. IN CONCERT
MAR 29
Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick Jr. has been added to the season for the Society for the Performing Arts. Harry Connick …

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THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
HOUSTON GRAND OPERA, BEGINNING APRIL 15
The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s musical comedy of manners, is a cherished favorite around the world. Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni plays the smooth Count Almaviva, who …

The Arts & Happenings February 2011 The Arts & Happenings February 2011

UTH AND TRANSIENCE: MICHELLE SAMOUR
BEGINNING MAR 26
Truth and Transience: Michelle Samour opens in the Small Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft beginning March 26. An opening reception will be held on March 25 from …

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KENNY LOGGINS
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, FEB. 18
With hits from the big screen like I’m Alright from Caddyshack and Footloose to major success with the group Loggins and Messina, Kenny Logginswill take the stage on Feb. 18 at …

The Arts & Happenings January 2011 The Arts & Happenings January 2011

VERDI’S REQUIEM
BEGINNING JAN 20
Written in memory of two of Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest idols, Messa da Requiem begins with a delicate melody that quickly blossoms into music of great sweep and grandeur. Hear the Houston Symphony, …

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MARIE
HOUSTON BALLET, BEGINNING FEB. 24
In his full-length Marie, artistic director Stanton Welch offers a new perspective on the often controversial and always fascinating life of Marie Antoinette. Choreographed specifically for Houston Ballet, Marie makes tremendous …

The Arts & Happenings December 2010 The Arts & Happenings December 2010

DICKENS ON THE STRAND
BEGINNING DEC 04
Galveston Island’s most famous holiday event recreates the Victorian London of Charles Dickens during the weekend of Dec. 4-5. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. …

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THE NUTCRACKER
Houston Ballet, Through Dec. 26
Featuring glorious scenery and costumes by Tony Award-winning designer Desmond Heeley, Ben Stevenson’s breathtaking production of The Nutcracker is, in the words of the Houston Chronicle, “the crown jewel of …

The Arts & Happening November 2010 The Arts & Happening November 2010

GALLERIA’S ICE SPECTACULAR
NOV 13
The 22nd Annual Ice Spectacular at The Galleria will kick off the holiday season on Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. with the lighting of its 55-foot Christmas tree, featuring 100,000 twinkling lights …

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JUBILEE OF DANCE
HOUSTON BALLET, DEC. 3
From the opening act, a fast-paced tour of seasons past and seasons yet to come, the momentum of the annual Jubilee of Dance builds at a breathtaking pace. Stanton Welch …