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Shark!

August 29, 2014 – March 22, 2015
Get to know sharks in a new interactive, informative exhibition opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.…

A Midsummer Night's Dream

September 04 – 14, 2014
"The course of true love never did run smooth," says Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare…

100 Year Starship 2014 Symposium

September 18 – 21, 2014
Across the globe, calls are being made for bolder human expansion into space beyond earth orbit. Achieving the…
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100 Year Starship 2014 Symposium

Across the globe, calls are being made for bolder human expansion into space beyond earth orbit. Achieving the interstellar journey in many ways must build upon, promote and establish fundamental res...

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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 ...

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Festivals

Centennial Family Fest Celebrates Houston Ship Channel’s 100th Birthday

  • September 06, 2014 - September 06, 2014
  • Location: Bayport Cruise Terminal
  • Address: 4700 Cruise Road, Pasadena, TX 77586
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In celebration of the 100th birthday of the Houston Ship Channel, area families are invited to a Centennial Family Fest on Saturday, September 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. During the festival, attendees will ...

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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...

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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...

Looking At Art Fall Tours

Looking At Art begins its 25th season this September. Established in the fall of 1989, Looking At Art visits artist's studios, galleries, alternative spaces, museums, and collector's homes. An audienc...

Looking At Art Fall Tours

Looking At Art begins its 25th season this September. Established in the fall of 1989, Looking At Art visits artist's studios, galleries, alternative spaces, museums, and collector's homes. An audienc...

Miro Quartet

  • September 16, 2014 - September 16, 2014
  • Location: Chamber Music Houston
  • Address: MS 532 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
  • Location: Chamber Music Houston
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Each year, the Chamber Music Houston board of directors sifts carefully through more than 100 internationally recognized performing groups, and they select only nine for their season. The Austin-b...

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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 Festivals

Texas Contemporary Art Fair

Texas Contemporary is an international art fair held September 4 - 7 2014 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Entering its fourth installment, Texas Contemporary continues to...

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Festivals

14th Annual Houston Hot Sauce Festival

  • September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
  • Location: Stafford Centre
  • Address: 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford, TX 77477
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The festival is a showcase for award winning products such as hot sauce, salsa, marinades, rubs, wing sauce, pickled products, jams/jellies, dips and more. We have vendors coming from all over the co...

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Miscellaneous

19th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show

Explore a wide range of the newest home and garden products. From windows and doors to ceilings and floors. If it belongs in a home you'll find it at the Home and Garden Show.

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Miscellaneous

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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Live Music

A Day to Remember

  • October 01, 2014 - October 01, 2014
  • Location: NRG Park
  • Address: One NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
  • Location: NRG Park
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Come jam out at NRG Arena as A Day to Remember stops their tour in Houston with Bring Me the Horizon and Chiodos!

A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • From: September 04, 2014 - September 14, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Brown Theater
  • Address: 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Ballet
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"The course of true love never did run smooth," says Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare used that chaos brilliantly to create his most delightful comedy. Houston Ballet is...

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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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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...

Anthology of Tango

  • September 27, 2014 - September 27, 2014
  • Location: University of St. Thomas - Jones Hall
  • Address: 3910 Yoakum, Houston, TX 77006

This program of music, songs and dance chronicles the history of tango and its creators. Pianist René Casarsa will be joined by narrator Patricia Gras, violinist Pablo Donatti, vocalist Andrea ...

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Live Music

Aretha Franklin

  • September 09, 2014 - September 09, 2014
  • Location: The Arena Theatre
  • Address: 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074
  • Location: The Arena Theatre
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Aretha Franklin live in concert at Arena Theatre Houston Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Call 713-772-5900 for information regarding ticket availability or visit us online http://www.arenahouston.com/ &m...

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Live Music

Arts in the Park

  • September 21, 2014 - September 21, 2014
  • Location: Creekside Park
  • Address: 6055 Creekside Forest Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77389

On Sunday, September 21st, The Woodlands Township, Parks and Recreation, “Arts in the Park”, will present The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra performing Come Together. This is a celebratio...

Asia Society Presents Jen Shyu’s Solo Rites: Seven Breaths

Jen Shyu’s solo performance — that of a woman living simultaneously in multiple cultures and "projecting her ancestry" through contemporary monologue — reveals a personal ...

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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.  

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Lectures and Seminars

Authors & Asia: Xiaolu Guo, I Am China

Renowned author Xiaolu Guo’s newest novel I Am China explores rock ’n’ roll, revolution, and romance, seductively woven together in an intense and moving work. Guo—whose writi...

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