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Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces

May 02 – October 5, 2014
Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces will be an exhibition of approximately 150 sizable pieces of jewelry from…

Facing Mars

May 24 – September 1, 2014
The challenges of a human mission to Mars are as big as any humans have faced. We know that we can get there, but…

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House

June 22 – September 21, 2014
The exhibition marks the first time the renowned collection of the Marquesses of Cholmondeley, housed at Houghton…
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Museum Exhibitions

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James

  • From: May 31, 2014 - September 07, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Menil Collection
  • Address: 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
  • Location: The Menil Collection
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Artistic, difficult, and imaginative, Charles James was well suited to the eclectic spirit of his most unique patrons and clients, John and Dominique de Menil. As a couturier, Charles James was known...

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Museum Exhibitions

Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces

Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces will be an exhibition of approximately 150 sizable pieces of jewelry from Bulgari?s Heritage Collection, including masterpieces from the historical archives of the ...

Facing Mars

  • From: May 24, 2014 - September 01, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Space Center Houston
  • Address: 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058
  • Location: Space Center Houston
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The challenges of a human mission to Mars are as big as any humans have faced. We know that we can get there, but will we be able to survive? How will we solve the many challenges? What will happen w...

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Museum Exhibitions

Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House

The exhibition marks the first time the renowned collection of the Marquesses of Cholmondeley, housed at Houghton Hall, the family estate in Norfolk, will travel outside of England. The house and mu...

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Museum Exhibitions

Magna Carta

An original edition of the "Magna Carta," and the only known example of the King's Writ - a letter from King John to the Sheriff of Gloucester announcing the signing of the Magna Carta - is...

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Museum Exhibitions

Soto: The Houston Penetrable

Visitors to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, this spring and summer will become part of one of the great marvels of contemporary art: one of Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto's signature Pe...

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers

  • July 31, 2014 - July 31, 2014
  • Location: Jones Hall
  • Address: 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Jones Hall
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Steve Martin showcases his musical career, teaming up with bluegrass quintet the Steep Canyon Rangers and folk-rock-soloist Eddie Brickell, for a one-of-a-kind concert featuring songs from Martin and ...

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Food & Beverage

2014 Houston Restaurant Weeks

  • From: August 01, 2014 - September 01, 2014
  • Location: Citywide
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For thousands of Houstonians and visitors to the bayou city, Houston Restaurant Weeks provides a month-long passport to the city's top restaurants and award-winning chefs. Recently Food & Wine ma...

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Attractions

2014 Mural: The People's Plate, Otabenga Jones & Associates

  • From: February 28, 2014 - January 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lawndale Art Center
  • Address: 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Through a collaborative art project/public health program, Otabenga Jones & Associates will attempt to mitigate the ongoing health crisis of obesity and its related risks. The Collective will crea...

24th Houston International Jazz Festival

Jazz will fill the air in Downtown Houston as the 24th Annual Houston International Jazz Festival kicks off August Jazz Month. The Houston International Jazz Festival presents the most exciting Jazz...

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Galleries/Photography

A5: Annual Affordable Australian Aboriginal Art Show

A5: Annual Affordable Australian Aboriginal Art Show, an exhibition of paintings and fine art prints priced from $225-$2250 by leading and emerging indigenous, opens at Booker-Lowe Gallery, Saturday,...

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Galleries/Photography

Abigail McLaurin: Golden as Drops of Grain

  • August 01, 2014 - August 01, 2014
  • Location: Blue Orange Contemporary Art Gallery
  • Address: 1208 West Gray Street, Houston, TX 77019
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BLUEorange Contemporary and artist Abigail Mclaurin present "Golden as Drops of Grain," a collection of McLaurin's latest work, Aug. 1- 29, at BLUEorange gallery, 1208 West Gray St. in Houst...

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Attractions

All You Can Bowl

  • From: March 25, 2014 - September 02, 2014 (Every Tuesday)
  • Address: 925 Bunker Hill, Houston, TX 77024
  • Location: Bowlmor Houston
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BowlMor is featuring another great promotion Tuesday through Thursday. All You Can Bowl $17.00 per person, including shoes. Join us each week, for a strikingly different experience.

Bad Medicine by Houston Playwright Kris Thompson

  • From: July 18, 2014 - August 23, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Theatre Suburbia
  • Address: 4106 Way Out West Drive, Houston, TX 77092
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The world premiere of this brand new old fashioned Meller Drammer will be on July 18, and performances will continue through August 23. Sheriff Gene Ranger and childhood sweetheart Nurse Becky Truehe...

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Live Music

Bands on the Sand at Moody Gardens

  • From: June 07, 2014 - August 09, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Moody Gardens
  • Address: One Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554
  • Location: Moody Gardens
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Enjoy the popular Bands on the Sand summer concert series on Friday and Saturday nights now through August 9. From 6 to 10 p.m., local and regional bands ranging from R&B, rock, country and blues ...

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Live Music

Benise

  • July 29, 2014 - July 29, 2014
  • Location: House of Blues
  • Address: 1204 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: House of Blues
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This guitar clad musician will be performing live at the House of Blues on July 29.

Blue Box Theater Live Smooth Music Thursday's

Every Thursday, head to Blue Box Theater for live smooth jazz band and complimentary wine tasting. Happy hour is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the first drink on the house. Located conveniently in the ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Candice Breitz: The Woods

  • From: June 01, 2014 - September 06, 2014
  • Location: Blaffer Art Museum
  • Address: 120 Fine Arts Building, Houston, TX 77204
  • Location: Blaffer Art Museum
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The Woods  is a trilogy of video installations by renowned South African artist Candice Breitz that takes a close look at the world of child performers and the performance of childhood in...

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Food & Beverage

Chris Sheperd Guest Chef Dinner at RDG + Bar Annie

  • July 29, 2014 - July 29, 2014
  • Location: RDG + Bar Annie
  • Address: 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056
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Robert Del Grande and Chris Shepherd have changed the world’s perception of Houston cuisine and will cook together for two very special dinners this summer. The second will take place on Tuesda...

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Galleries/Photography

Crossing the Farther Shore

  • From: April 10, 2014 - August 28, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
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Rice University Art Gallery has commissioned Dinh Q. Lê to create the new installation, Crossing the Farther Shore, which will be on view at Rice Gallery 10 April - 28 August 2014. An acclaimed...

Defy Gravity: A Stephen Schwartz Songbook

  • From: July 17, 2014 - August 02, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Obsidian Art Space
  • Address: 3522 White Oak Dr., Houston, TX 77007
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Standing Room Only Productions presents Defy Gravity, a review celebrating the music of composer Stephen Schwartz. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, arrangements by John Cornelius II, and conceive...

Equus

  • From: July 24, 2014 - August 02, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 5102 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77011
  • Location: Frenetic Theater
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The Broadway & Tony award-winning show is coming to Houston. This riveting, psychological thriller by Peter Shaffer explores the motivations behind a young man, Alan, who blinds six horses with a ...

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Live Music

Fall Out Boy and Paramore

Fall Out Boy and Paramore perform at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with New Politics

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First Saturday Art Crawl

  • From: April 05, 2014 - January 03, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday)
  • Location: Houston Socialites Club
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Alongside its world-class museums, Houston boasts a flourishing community of art galleries that ranks amongst the most dynamic art markets in the country. The media shown on Houston gallery walls run...

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Attractions Festivals

First Saturday Arts Market

  • From: May 03, 2014 - May 02, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday)
  • Address: 548 W. 19th Street, Houston, TX 77008
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First Saturday Arts Market is a monthly outdoor fine arts event featuring the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the Historic Houston Heights by Gen’s Antiques at 548 W. 19th St. at ...

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