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Bruce Munro's Field of Light

November 22, 2014 – February 8, 2015
Discovery Green is proud to host Field of Light, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist…

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.…

The Book of Mormon

January 20 – February 8, 2015
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is…
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Bruce Munro's Field of Light

  • From: November 22, 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 is proud to host Field of Light, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro. The vivid, temporary, site specific installation will be exhibited along t...

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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

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...

The Book of Mormon

  • From: January 20, 2015 - February 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Broadway Across America
  • Address: 800 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Broadway Across America
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The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekl...

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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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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Asia Society Presents! Akiko Sakurai – The World of Heike Monogatari

Master biwa artist Akiko Sakurai presents this solo concert of narrative songs from Japan’s medieval period. Delicate yet energetic, her performance captivates audiences with each note.  ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Birthrights Left Behind

  • From: October 31, 2014 - June 14, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Address: 5401 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
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Determined to create a permanent impression with her audiences, Washington, DC-area printmaker Pauline Jakobsberg uses her powerful prints - full of tenderness, caring and humanity balanced with path...

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Lectures and Seminars

Book Besties: Literary Bliss Writers Conference

  • From: January 30, 2015 - January 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Marriott Westchase
  • Address: 2900 Briarpark, Houston, TX 77042
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Book Besties Literary Bliss Writers Conference is designed to equip, encourage and empower aspiring and current authors. It includes a power line up of national authors and speakers including: DeVon ...

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Food & Beverage

Casino Dinner

Two and a Half Hour Cruise on Clear Lake and Galveston Bay Casino Tables with Dealers Zydeco Music Streaming Through Out the Boat Fresh Cajun Buffet Cash Bar for Beer, Wine, and Cocktails Complimenta...

Character Man

  • From: January 24, 2015 - February 15, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Stages Repertory Theatre
  • Address: 3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 101, Houston, TX 77019
  • Location: Stages Repertory Theatre
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Jim Brochu (Zero Hour, The Big Voice: God or Merman?) returns to Stages with his musical valentine to the Great White Way. Character Man is a salute to the memorable character actors of Broadway's Go...

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Sports

Cheer America National Championships - Cheer Bowl & Freedom Dance Nationals

Get ready for Texas' largest, most prestigious and independent National Championship in Texas! The 2015 Cheer Bowl & Freedom Dance Nationals!  

College Improv Tournament Southwest Regional

  • January 31, 2015 - January 31, 2015
  • Location: Station Theater
  • Address: 1230 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007
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The 8th Annual College Improv Tournament starts with a bang at Station Theater as we showcase collegiate teams from around the region! Join us as teams compete to move onto our Regional Finals for a ...

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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

Degrees of Seperation

  • From: January 17, 2015 - May 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Station Museum
  • Address: 1502 Alabama St., Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Station Museum
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The major exhibition, Degrees of Separation, is homage to locally grown internationally recognized artist Mel Chin. This exhibition includes the works of Wayne Gilbert, Mike Hollis, Mary Jenewein, an...

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Museum Exhibitions

Double Life

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present the exhibition Double Life (December 13, 2014-March 13, 2015), which features works by the internationally celebrated artists Jér&oci...

Edythe Bates Old/Moores Opera Center: The Elixir of Love

  • From: January 29, 2015 - February 02, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Moores Opera House
  • Address: 3271 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204
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Edythe Bates Old/Moores Opera Center The Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti Janurary 29 & 31, February 1 & 2 all at 7:30pm A shy young man wins the girl of his dreams with a little help from...

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Film

Fifi Howls from Happiness Film screening

Explore provocative artist Bahman Mohassess (1931–2010), the so-called “Persian Picasso,” whose acclaimed paintings and sculptures dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. Irreverent and u...

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Museum Exhibitions

Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island

From 1845 to 1924, the Port of Galveston was a major gateway for American immigration. This exhibition is the first of its kind to explore Galveston’s legacy as a port of entry on a national sc...

Frau Margot

  • January 30, 2015 - January 30, 2015
  • Location: Moores Opera House
  • Address: 120 School of Music Building, Houston, TX 77004

Film noir meets opera. Atmospheric and enigmatic, Frau Margot is the opera that Hitchcock would have wanted to direct. In Amsterdam of 1938, the widow of a famous composer is reluctant to allow anoth...

Frau Margot by Thomas Pasatieri

  • From: January 30, 2015 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Moores Opera House
  • Address: University of Houston 120 School of Music Building, Houston, TX 77004
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Atmospheric and enigmatic, Frau Margot is the opera that Hitchcock would have wanted to direct. In Amsterdam of 1938, the widow of a famous composer is reluctant to allow another composer to complete...

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Galleries/Photography

Gallery Talk: Where did it all begin?

Booker-Lowe Gallery launches a series of monthly gallery talks about the Australian Aboriginal art movement, featuring discussions related to current exhibitions. The gallery is currently exhibiting...

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Kid-friendly

Have a Ball WonderWeek

  • From: January 29, 2015 - February 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Children's Museum of Houston
  • Address: 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Children's Museum of Houston

WHAT: Stretch out from head to toe and get your head in the game at the Children’s Museum of Houston! We are getting Super Bowl ready with a week of sports and games with balls, pennants, and ...

Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea

The Children’s Museum of Houston will ride “Hallyu” (the Korean Wave) with the debut of a brand new exhibit that digs right into the heart and soul of the culture. Heart and Seoul: ...

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