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Houston International Festival

Brazil is the focus of this year's iFest, which takes place downtown this weekend and next weekend - that's four days of music, food from around the world, craft markets and performances by local, national and international music and dance groups. Musical headliners this weekend are Bootsy Collins and The Wailers from Jamaica.

Downtown Houston
Saturday 11am-8pm; Sunday 11am-8pm
$15-$45 per day, adult; $4 children, 4 and up; free, children under 4
Downtown in area roughly bounded by Rusk, Smith, Lamar and McKinney
713-6548808
ifest.org

 

Classical

Andre Raphel

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Guest conductor Andre Raphel will present a program that includes the Houston premiere of a commissioned percussion piece by composer Jonathan Leshnoff as well as music by Respighi and Mendelssohn. An encore performance will be presented Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Miller Outdoor Theater in Hermann Park.

Church of the Divine
Saturday 5pm
$25; $10, students
2450 River Oaks Blvd
713-665-2700
rocohouston.org

 

Film

Baymageddon

The Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park presents an all-day festival of movies directed by action-movie director Michael Bay, including a sneak preview of his upcoming movie Pain and Gain, starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson.

Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park
Sunday, 2 p.m.
$30
114 Vintage Park Blvd
713-715-4707
drafthouse.com

 

Design

Houston Modern Market

Local and national exhibitors will showcase their wares, including fine art, furniture and jewelry, in all-day events Saturday and Sunday that include lectures, tours, parties and a vintage car show at the Winter Street Studio.

Winter Street Studio
Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
$10 for two-day pass; $50 for three-day pass, including Friday's preview party
2101 Winter St
281-463-8300
www.houstonmodernmarket.com

 

Art

Randy Twaddle

The Houston artist presents drawings inspired by the city’s power lines and electrical transformers, which Twaddle compares to “some trippy score that’s been drawn in the air by an anonymous composer.” Instead of charcoal, Twaddle’s longtime medium, the artist’s new drawings are in black ink and coffee. The exhibit ends Saturday

Moody Gallery
Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free
2815 Colquitt St
713-526-9911
www.moodygallery.com

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