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Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

  • From: March 03, 2012 - June 03, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Hermann Park
  • Address: 6201-A Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
  • Location: Hermann Park
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Houston Arts Alliance is proud to present internationally acclaimed Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s first major sculpture installation, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. The exhibition f...

Dinosaurs! at the Houston Zoo

  • From: May 03, 2012 - October 28, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Zoo
  • Address: 1513 North MacGregor, Houston, TX 77030
  • Location: Houston Zoo
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Come face to face with the massive, fearsome creatures this summer. This year the Houston Zoo is featuring almost twice as many dinosaurs and highlighting species that were once found in Texas, with ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Gemstone Carvings: The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt

Marvel at the extraordinary artworks of Harold Van Pelt in the exhibition Gemstone Carvings: The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt.  For more than 35 years, Harold Van Pelt has quietly been perfect...

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Sports

Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals

  • From: May 04, 2012 - May 06, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Minute Maid Park
  • Address: 501 Crawford, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: Houston Astros
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Come cheer on the Astros as they play the Cardinals

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Museum Exhibitions

Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski

Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922-2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Fiel...

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

Experience Titanic 100 Years Later On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world's confidence in th...

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Museum Exhibitions

Warriors, Tombs, and Temples: China’s Enduring Legacy

Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor, declared one of the top 10 museum exhibitions by Time Magazine, set attendance records during its stint in the U.S., including a blockb...

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A Night of Art and Music

  • May 04, 2012 - May 04, 2012
  • Location: University of St. Thomas - Jones Hall
  • Address: 3910 Yoakum, Houston, TX 77006
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The University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies and Casa Argentina de Houston present "A Night of Art and Music: Celebrating Life, A Recital of Music and Songs." Performers ...

Balancing Act Exhibit Debut

Get into the act! Our body and brain work together to help us stay poised. Put your sense of equilibrium to the test in Balancing Act, a new hands-on and feet exhibit debuting Jan. 28 at the Childr...

Bodies Revealed

  • From: March 09, 2012 - September 07, 2012 (Recurring every week day)
  • Location: Moody Gardens
  • Address: Seven Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77554
  • Location: Moody Gardens
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Be among the first to explore the inner workings of the human body at the Bodies Revealed Exhibit. This fascinating exhibit is unlike anything seen at Moody Gardens before, with real and carefully pr...

Bridge 11: Lia Cook

  • From: February 04, 2012 - May 13, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Address: 4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "Bridge 11: Lia Cook," a solo exhibition of the work of internationally recognized fiber artist, Lia Cook. The exhibit presents large-scale woven ...

Celebrity Mystery Theater

  • From: February 04, 2012 - November 10, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Actor's Gem Productions
  • Address: 901 W. Commerce St., Houston, 77002
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Imagine yourself enjoying dinner socializing with friends, having a few drinks ....when suddenly a murder is committed. Let the wacky antics of two famous detectives, never seen together before any w...

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Museum Exhibitions

Cells: The Universe Inside Us

  • From: January 28, 2012 - August 26, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Health Museum
  • Address: 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: The Health Museum
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Cells is a traveling exhibit from the Maryland Science Center. This interactive exhibit explores the complexity of the human body at the cellular level. The human body is made up of millions of ce...

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Talento Bilingue de Houston will host this spectacular Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Talento Bilingüe de Houston (TBH), the city’s premiere Latino Cultural Arts Center, will host this excitin...

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Galleries/Photography

Contemporary Asian Art: Texas Connections

  • From: May 04, 2012 - September 16, 2012 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Asia Society Texas Center
  • Address: 1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, TX 77004
  • Location: Asia Society Texas Center
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"Contemporary Asian Art: Texas Connections," one of the Texas Center's compelling inaugural exhibitions, showcases work by Asian and Asian American artists who have lived in Texas or whose ...

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Film

Dark Side of the Moon

Pink Floyd's legendary album returns, enhanced by all of the capacities of the Museum's high-definition, full-dome video system. Fantastic sound and incredible images create an unforgettable experienc...

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater's Spring Mixed Rep

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater’s Spring Mixed Rep is the company’s 10th anniversary season closer, featuring the world premiere of Walsh’s Camille Claudel, an unusual artist whose lead...

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Miscellaneous

East Downtown E-Cycling Drive

  • May 04, 2012 - May 04, 2012
  • Location: Vine Street Studios
  • Address: 1113 Vine St., Houston, TX 77002
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Bring your electronics and join us for a Pre-Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! All electronics will be safely and responsibly recycled by CompuCycle, Houston’s first R2 certified electronics recycler. ...

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Museum Exhibitions

Elegance and Refinement: The Still-Life Paintings of Willem van Aelst

Seventeenth-century Dutch artist Willem van Aelst painted still lifes that are remarkable for their fine finish, carefully balanced composition, elegant subject matter, and rich, jewel-toned palette....

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Live Music

Erick Morillo in Concert

  • May 04, 2012 - May 04, 2012
  • Location: Stereo Live
  • Address: 6400 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77057
  • Location: Stereo Live
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The biggest White Party in Houston EDM history! ( White attire mandatory). International House Music DJ Erick Morillo making his first Houston appearance since 2005. Note: We do our best to ensu...

Famous Monsters | Daniel Anguilu

  • From: August 12, 2011 - June 16, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lawndale Art Center
  • Address: 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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Artist Daniel Anguilu will transform Lawndale's north exterior wall into a mural on view through June 2012. Anguilu’s work can be found throughout Houston, including locations in the East End a...

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Kid-friendly

Fiction, Fantasy and Fun

Children’s Museum of Houston celebrates the enchanting world of reading in observation of National Children’s Book Week. So stop by and indulge in the fantastical stories of the Brother...

First Baptist of Ivy Gap

  • From: April 13, 2012 - May 12, 2012 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Theatre Suburbia
  • Address: 4106 Way Out West Dr., Houston, TX 77092
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Theatre Suburbia Presents First Baptist of Ivy Gap, a Houston Premiere Comedy by Ron Osborne that is sure to entertain with humor and drama. It begins in 1945, WWII is going on overs...

Houston Grand Opera: Mary Stuart

  • From: April 21, 2012 - May 04, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Houston Grand Opera
  • Address: 510 Preston, Ste. 500, Houston, TX 77002
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This story of regal cousins, Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I-rivals for the crown and the same nobleman's love-delivers fascinating historical drama. Elizabeth has imprisoned Mary, suspecting...

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Lectures and Seminars

Houston Inner Engineering Program

Coming to Houston for the first time, the three-day program with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Inner Engineering, is a technology for well being derived from the ancient science of yoga. An authentic pr...

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