2017 Houston Restaurant Weeks

August 17 - 4 2017

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. Food & Wine magazine previously tapped Houston as "America's newest capital of great food," coming as no surprise to locals who crowd some of the most popular dining rooms in the city. Houston Restaurants Weeks is run by... read more

35mm: A Musical Exhibition

"A picture is worth 1,000 words — what about a song? Can a picture inspire a song or fifteen? In “35MM,” each photo creates an unique song, moments frozen in time; a glimmer of a life unfolding, a glimpse of something happening. A stunning new multimedia musical which explores a groundbreaking new concept in musical theatre… This intricately woven collection of stories told through song... read more

A Celebration of Nat ‘King’...

August 17 - 17 2017

Too Marvelous For Words: A Celebration of Nat ‘King’ Cole is a fun and swingin’ journey into the life and music of Nat “King” Cole. Before “The Christmas Song” and “Mona Lisa” that we know from the crooner standing in front of the orchestra, Nat was recording and playing (from the piano bench!) some of the tastiest and most influential music of the day, leaving an impact not only on an array of... read more

A Destined Conflict: The...

The new special exhibit of the San Jacinto Museum of History, "A Destined Conflict: The U.S. - Mexican War," opened on July 4, 2015 with prints, political cartoons, photographs, art, artifacts and newspapers relating to that decisive war which occurred from 1846 to 1848, from the first engagement in Palo Alto, Texas to the Halls of Montezuma in Mexico City. The first armed conflict involving the... read more

Arcade by The Color Condition

August 17 - 15 2017

The Color Condition considers the idea of “play” throughout Arcade , which consists of three separate installations that create a dialogue between parts of the Avenida Houston campus. The works — made from strips of table cloths, shower curtains and painters drop cloth — respond to the environment, creating new colors as the light changes and new patterns with each gust of wind. This is the... read more

Ed Sheeran

August 19 - 19 2017 at Toyota Center
Presented by Toyota Center

Toyota Center is excited to welcome multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning global superstar Ed Sheeran on August 19. Sheeran has quickly established himself as one of the world’s biggest musical artists with over 22 million albums sold. The tour celebrates Sheeran’s landmark third studio album, “÷.” The album – pronounced “divide” – has already achieved historic levels of steaming success... read more

Foreigner and Cheap Trick

Foreigner returns to Houston with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience. read more


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The Houston Theater District

Houston's downtown Theater District spans 17 blocks and is located in the heart of downtown Houston. This impressive cultural arts district features nine world renowned performing arts companies that feature a unique blend of cutting-edge performing arts and well known classics in a variety of intimate settings.

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