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October 20 – 26, 2014
Big Brew, a week-long celebration of craft beer at the George R. Brown Convention Center, kicks off October 20,…

Ghost Walks

September 12 – November 1, 2014
Enjoy 90-minute guided walking tours through Downtown Houston's historic district. Although this is not a…

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River

October 26, 2014 – February 1, 2015
"I have painted the Seine throughout my life, at every hour, at every season," Claude Monet once said.…
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Attractions Halloween

Aliens and Asteroids at Space Center Houston

This is not your average creepy crawlies, jack-o-lanterns, and black cats Halloween fun. Enjoy a day of slightly spooky, space adventures! As part of The Next Giant Leap 2014-15 season of exhibits and...

Big Brew

Big Brew, a week-long celebration of craft beer at the George R. Brown Convention Center, kicks off October 20, 2014 with events around the city, followed by larger events October 23-26 at the George...

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Museum Exhibitions

Comfort and the Eighteenth-Century Interior

  • From: September 13, 2014 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Rienzi
  • Address: 1406 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77019
  • Location: Rienzi
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The 18th century marked the birth of comfort as an everyday concept, evidenced by innovations in everything from furniture trends to sartorial styles. Objects from the period were increasingly designe...

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Museum Exhibitions

Dario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

  • From: August 16, 2014 - January 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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Artist Dario Robleto (b. 1972) has long explored emotional themes of the human condition, including love, loss, and grief. His sculptural work, which is labor-intensive and many times involves the tr...

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Museum Exhibitions

Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence

  • From: October 02, 2014 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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Art and Truth explores for the first time the resonance of Mahatma Gandhi’s ethics of nonviolence in the visual arts through both works of the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries and mast...

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Museum Exhibitions

Fangs, Feathers, and Fins: Sacred Creatures in Ancient American Art

Throughout history, humanity has been fascinated with the creatures that populate the world. In the ancient Americas, wildlife such as jaguars, harpy eagles, and killer whales became symbols of divin...

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Museum Exhibitions

Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River

  • From: October 26, 2014 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Address: 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005
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"I have painted the Seine throughout my life, at every hour, at every season," Claude Monet once said. "I have never tired of it: for me the Seine is always new." In October 2014, ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Shark!

Get to know sharks in a new interactive, informative exhibition opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. See what it's like to get up close and personal with sharks at the live shark touch t...

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Attractions

The Amazing Shanghai Exhibit

  • From: October 23, 2014 - October 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Galleria
  • Address: 5085 Westheimer Road, Suite. 4850, Houston, TX 77056
  • Location: The Galleria

The Amazing Shanghai Exhibit will widely display exciting connections between Houston and Shanghai throughout our city for five days beginning on October 23, 2014. The five day exhibit will feature th...

Wings of the City by Jorge Marin

  • From: September 05, 2014 - February 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Discovery Green
  • Address: 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
  • Location: Discovery Green
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Discovery Green proudly presents Wings of the City, an exhibition of nine bronze sculptures by famed Mexican artist Jorge Marín. The free art installation will be on display throughout the par...

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3rd Annual Haunted House

  • From: October 01, 2014 - November 03, 2014 (Recurring daily)
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3rd Annual Haunted House All month long you can get into the Halloween spirit and be “scared to death” at this family-friendly haunted house. Explore different scenes designed to give go...

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Outdoor Activities

8th Annual Bayou City Outdoors Haunted Hike & Pizza Party

  • October 31, 2014 - October 31, 2014
  • Location: Memorial Park near the rugby/soccer field parking lot
  • Address: N. Picnic Lane, Houston, TX 77007
  • Location: Memorial Park
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Get your spooky with BCO as we hike and slither our way through Memorial Park with our closest pals on Halloween! We will nourish ourselves afterwards with pizza and beverages, for those who make it ...

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Halloween

8th Annual Montrose Crawl

Houston's biggest & best Halloween event returns for its 8th year! First get your costume on, then get your drink on as the Crawl hits 12 restaurants & bars between Dunlavy & Montrose on ...

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Film

8th Annual Russian Documentary Showcase

Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Russian Documentary Film Showcase in Texas “Images of Russia”. Our honored guest Vitaly Manskiy, Mosc...

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Attractions Halloween

A Paranormal Investigation of The Samuel May Williams Estate

  • November 01, 2014 - November 01, 2014
  • Location: The Samuel May Williams Estate
  • Address: 3601 Avenue P, Galveston, TX 77550
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Are you ready for a Halloween adventure? Brought to you by Dash Beardsley’s Ghost Tours of Galveston. An event that has never taken place in this historic home before. A founding father of Galv...

Ad Deum Dance Company & Ad Deum II Fall Concert

  • November 01, 2014 - November 01, 2014
  • Location: HCC Performing Arts Center - Spring Branch Campus
  • Address: 1010 West Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX
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Ad Deum Dance Company and its artistic sidekick AD2 will join forces to create an evening of fast, furious and fun modern/contemporary dance offerings. The Fall Concert will take place Saturday, Nove...

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Film Halloween

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Houston Presents Friday Night Fright

  • From: October 10, 2014 - October 31, 2014 (Every Friday)
  • Location: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Houston
  • Address: 114 Vintage Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77070

BEWARE: Halloween is near and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Houston has a ghoulishly good surprise!   Beginning October 10th and continuing until the 31st, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Hous...

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Halloween

Aliens & Asteroids

Aliens & Asteroids & Astronauts, Oh My! Halloween takes a giant leap with spooky space adventures and learning opportunities. Don't forget your costumes and your imaginations! Friday Oct. 31.

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Galleries/Photography

An Evening in the East End

  • October 29, 2014 - October 29, 2014
  • Location: Houston Community College Southeast – Felix Fraga Campus
  • Address: 301 N. Drennan, Houston, TX 77003
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Through video and sound, The Magnolia Park Oral History Project at HCC Southeast and Hear Our Houston showcase the history and legacy of one of Houston’s most culturally rich areas. Focusing on...

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Museum Exhibitions

Answering the Call to Serve: Camp Logan, Houston, Texas 1917-1919

  • From: August 13, 2014 - November 15, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 1100 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: The Heritage Society
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Learn about the hidden part of Houston’s history that resides in the underbrush at Memorial Park. The exhibit explores the history of Camp Logan with help of local archeologist and will feature...

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Museum Exhibitions

Artist Talk with Kirk Pedersen

In his presentation, Urban Asia artist Kirk Pedersen will share his experience championing less-seen views of Asian cities, and the dynamic relationship between painting and photography in his work. A...

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Lectures and Seminars

Artist’s Talk: Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen on “The Naked Eye”

In this Houston appearance, Finnish-American photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen traces the roots of his fascination with magical realism—how visual veracity and the imagination can team up to c...

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Museum Exhibitions

Attack of the Bloodsuckers

  • From: September 20, 2014 - January 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77008
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It's the science of what's eating you! Discover the biological wonders of creatures that eat blood through encounters with live species and interactive stations.  

Bal-Trap, a new play in French by Et Voilà Théâtre

The French-speaking theater group Et Voilà Théâtre is pleased to announce Bal-Trap, its 20th play, starting November 1st, 2014 at Freneticore Dance Theater. Because this venue has...

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Food & Beverage

Bar Top Tastings at The Pastry War

  • Starting: January 07, 2014 (Recurring every 2 weeks Tuesday)
  • Location: The Pastry War

Bobby Heugel and Alba Huerta are launching semimonthly bar top tastings at The Pastry War. Every other Tuesday, beginning January 7, Bobby and Alba will guide 12 guests through an intimate tasting e...

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