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2014 Houston Restaurant Weeks

August 01 – September 1, 2014
For thousands of Houstonians and visitors to the bayou city, Houston Restaurant Weeks provides a month-long passport…

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

  • From: May 02, 2014 - October 05, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Address: 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
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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 ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Dario Robleto: The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed

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...

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

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...

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Galleries/Photography

#SummerSeries Art Open House

  • August 22, 2014 - August 22, 2014
  • Location: Silver Street Studios
  • Address: 2000 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77008
  • Location: Winter Street Studios

Join the artists of Winter Street and Silver Street for the second installment of their seasonal art open houses, #SummerSeries on Friday, August 22nd from 6-9pm. Over 100 artists will be showing new ...

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Food & Beverage

2014 Houston Restaurant Weeks

  • From: August 01, 2014 - September 01, 2014 (Recurring every week day)
  • 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...

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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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Live Music

Aerosmith

 Aerosmith performs live at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with Slash 

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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.

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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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Film

ArCH Film Festival

From its prehistoric days, architecture has been an instrument for organizing, mediating, protecting, fostering and sometimes curtailing life-not just human life but that of animals, plants and insec...

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Food & Beverage

August Wine Dinner

August Wine Dinner Tony Mandola’s is hosting an August Wine Dinner at the restaurant on Wednesday, August 27, at 7:00 pm. There will be a four-course dinner for $85 per person plus tax and gra...

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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Outdoor Activities

Bayou City Outdoors Kayak Polo & Rolling Practice

  • August 22, 2014 - August 22, 2014
  • Location: CLCCA Kermet H. Applewhite Sports and Recreation Center
  • Address: 16511 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062
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Want to practice your kayak roll? Don't know what a kayak roll is and want to learn how? We have lots of kayakers who are always looking for guinea pigs (whoops, we mean students) who want a littl...

Brain Games Wonderweek

Shift your brain into overdrive and unleash your superhero smarts! Come train your brain with the Children’s Museum of Houston and watch as your mind muscles grow during Brain Games WonderWeek...

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Lectures and Seminars

Camp Logan-Houston's World War I Emergency Training Center

Learn more about the almost-forgotten story of Camp Logan, a military training base built to house 44,000 soldiers in what is now Houston's Memorial Park. This presentation will be a tribute to the so...

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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...

Capoeira Open Class

  • August 23, 2014 - August 23, 2014
  • Location: Gracie Barra Westheimer
  • Address: 9099 Westheimer Rd, Suite G & K, Houston, TX 77063
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Learn Capoeira and brazilian dances! This will be a free, open class for kids and adults. There will be weekly classes and always the first class will be for free so you can decide to enroll to the Ca...

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Galleries/Photography

Closing Reception of our inaugural Gallery Show, Seven Selected Artists

  • August 21, 2014 - August 21, 2014
  • Location: Pictures Plus Art Gallery
  • Address: 115 Hyde Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
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The Art Colony Association, in collaboration with Hyde Park Gallery, proudly invites you to the Closing Reception of our inaugural Gallery Show, Seven Selected Artists, benefiting the Bayou City Art ...

Cold: The Sensory Deprivation Musical Experience!

  • August 26, 2014 - August 26, 2014
  • Location: 14 Pews
  • Address: 800 Aurora Street, Houston, TX 77009
  • Location: 14 Pews
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The streets can take everything if you’re not strong enough to survive. This is a lesson Cold will learn first-hand! Sharing the pavement as a street performer, he earns his stripes by dealin...

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Food & Beverage

Concert Dinner Cruise

Two and a Half Hours Cruising on Clear Lake and Galveston Bay Gourmet Buffet Dinner Soft Drinks, Coffee, Tea and Juices plus bottomless draft beer and margaritas on the rocks Cash bar for additional ...

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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...

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