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San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Reenactment

April 18, 2015
Booming cannons, cracking musket fire, thundering hooves and battle cries will resound across the San Jacinto…

Worldfest: Houston International Film Festival

April 10 – 19, 2015
The 45th Annual WorldFest: Houston International Film and Video Festival brings a blend of…

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

April 24, 2015
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett come to Houston to perform songs from their acclaimed Jazz album "Cheek to…
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Food & Beverage

3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival

  • April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015
  • Location: NRG Park
  • Address: One NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
  • Location: NRG Park
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20+ of Houston's best barbecue joints all in one place, at one time, for one price. This year's festival will feature all of last year's list of the who's who of Houston's best barbecue.   C...

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Museum Exhibitions

Becoming Modern: 19th-Century French Drawings from The Morgan Library & Museum and the Menil

  • From: February 27, 2015 - June 14, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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An exhibition that celebrates the remarkable holdings of two American art institutions and deepens their ongoing collaboration, Becoming Modern: Nineteenth-Century French Drawings from The Morgan Lib...

Blue Dog Artist George Rodrigue Memorial Retrospective

  • From: April 25, 2015 - July 05, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: West Ave., a Gables Development - 2nd Floor
  • Address: 2800 Kirby Drive, Suite B250, Houston, TX 77098
  • Location: West Ave., a Gables Development
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The family of Louisiana artist George Rodrigue (1944-2013) brings the world-renowned Cajun artist's work to Houston with a special exhibition in West Ave. at River Oaks featuring seventy-five origina...

Elton John

Elton John returns to Houston for his "All the Hits" tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and five decades of fabulous pop tunes.

Mamma Mia

  • From: April 14, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Broadway Across America
  • Address: 800 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Broadway Across America
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A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that...

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Live Music

Roma Folk Lyricism

  • May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2015
  • Location: Duncan Recital Hall (Shepherd School of Music, Rice University)
  • Address: 6100 Main St. (Entrance 8 or 18), Houston, TX 77005
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Apollo’s season-finale program showcases works inspired by Roma (Gypsy) folk traditions including works by Bartok, Beethoven, Dana Wilson and Turkish-born composer Erberk Eryilmaz. Guest artist...

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Festivals

San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Reenactment

Booming cannons, cracking musket fire, thundering hooves and battle cries will resound across the San Jacinto Battleground on Saturday, April 18, 2015, as hundreds of history reenactors recreate the ...

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett come to Houston to perform songs from their acclaimed Jazz album "Cheek to Cheek".

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"Broadway Babies" - We've Got Rhythm! We've Got Music!

  • April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
  • Location: Ovations Night Club
  • Address: 2356 Times Blvd., Ste. B, Houston, TX 77005
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Such talent will abound on The Mosaic Hub stage this April 25th, as the spectacle of Broadway meets Houston audiences. We've got rhythm. We've got music. Who could ask for anything more? But there i...

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Food & Beverage

"Demon Rum" Dinner at MFAH Rienzi

  • April 29, 2015 - April 29, 2015
  • Location: Rienzi
  • Address: 1406 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77019
  • Location: Rienzi

Join bartender Bobby Heugel (Anvil Bar & Refuge) and chef Chris Shepherd (Underbelly) for a unique dinner event that pairs historic rum cocktails with a decadent four-course meal. Dinner, prepare...

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Free Museum Exhibitions

"Rodrigue: Houston" Grand Opening Celebration

A public opening reception for "Rodrigue: Houston" will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 10 am - 6 pm in West Lake at River Oaks. The reception will include tours, family activities, and...

2015 CSTEM Challenge Southeast Competition

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
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The CSTEM Challenge is a highly motivating competition that engages students in multi-age groups to collaboratively solve eight challenges that are designed by industry professionals and national sta...

2015 Roger Creager Live Concert

Come see Roger Creager perform LIVE at Sam Houston Race Park! Concert begins immediately after the last American Quarter Horse race. Come out to the track to enjoy live racing and live music! Don&rs...

2015 Watsons Brew Fest

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Watsons House Of Ales
  • Address: 14656 Grisby Rd, Houston, TX 77079
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What's better than having cold beer on a 3000 square foot patio? How about a beer festival with over 35 different beers, live music, crawfish and Watson's award winning hot dogs!     Th...

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Attractions

30-Minute Glass Blowing Experience

  • From: January 04, 2015 - June 28, 2015 (Every Sunday)
  • Location: Three Dimensional Visions - Glass Blowing Houston
  • Address: 17442 FM 2920 Rd, Tomball, TX 77377
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Every Sunday Three Dimensional Visions teaches a class on how to make small glass pieces including pumpkins, ornaments, hearts, paper weights, flowers. Check the website to see what the monthly speci...

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Museum Exhibitions

37th Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

  • From: April 04, 2015 - April 18, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 4173 Elgin Street, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Blaffer Art Museum
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For the past several decades, one of Blaffer Art Museum’s most cherished responsibilities has been partnering with the University of Houston School of Art to give graduates of the city’s o...

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Festivals

4th Annual Houston Improv Festival

  • From: April 16, 2015 - April 18, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Midtown Arts Center
  • Address: 3414 LaBranch St, Houston, TX 77004
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Ten of Houston’s most talented improv troupes join forces with troupes from the improv hot spots of Austin and Chicago for this year’s uproarious Houston Improv Festival. The Fourth Annual...

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by Even Linder and Andrew Hobgood

  • From: April 30, 2015 - May 09, 2015 (Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007
  • Location: Studio 101
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5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by Even Linder and Andrew Hobgood In the face of an atomic bomb threat, the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein know what's really important: Quiche....

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Lectures and Seminars

A Conversation with Henry Paulson, Former Treasury Secretary

Henry (Hank) Paulson, Jr. has dealt with China unlike any other foreigner. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson had a pivotal role in opening up China to private enterprise. Then, as Treasury Secretary, ...

A Tribute To Marvin Hamlisch

  • From: April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Symphony
  • Address: Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Symphony
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As a composer, Marvin Hamlisch won virtually every major award: three Oscars®, four Grammys®, four Emmys®, a Tony® and three Golden Globes®. On Broadway, he wrote the music for one...

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Galleries/Photography

Abstract Expressionist Kikuo Saito Exhibition

  • From: April 16, 2015 - May 07, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Octavia Art Gallery
  • Address: 3637 W. Alabama Street, Suite 120, Houston, TX 77027
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Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York-based artist Kikuo Saito. Kikuo Saito was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1939 and moved to New York City in 1966. As a young ma...

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Free Kid-friendly

Alief Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day

  • April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
  • Location: Alief Family YMCA
  • Address: 7850 Howell-Sugarland Rd., Houston, TX 77083
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Enjoy a free community event of fun activities to inspire your family to keep your minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and...

All My Sons

  • From: April 01, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: University of Houston-Wortham Theater
  • Address: See link below *, Houston, TX 77024
  • Location: Alley Theatre
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All My Sons, Arthur Miller's first commercial success, was inspired by a true story about a successful businessman who sold the government defective airplane parts during World War II. The play takes...

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Live Music

All Time Low

  • April 27, 2015 - April 27, 2015
  • Location: House of Blues
  • Address: 1204 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: House of Blues
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All Time Low return to Houston!

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Lectures and Seminars

An Evening Lecture With James Van Praagh

  • April 30, 2015 - April 30, 2015
  • Location: Unity of Houston
  • Address: 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX 77057

James Van Praagh is considered a pioneer of the mediumship movement throughout the world and has been recognized as one of the most accurate spiritual mediums working today. He is a lecturer, teacher...

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