This isn't your mother's classical music concert. Maya Beiser, the Israeli-born, Yale-trained cellist brings her own brand of classical music to Houston. Hear Beiser cover artists from AC/DC to Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain to Jimi Hendrix in her atmospheric performance at Wortham.
Oct. 2. 8. $28-58. Cullen Theater, Wortham Center, 501 Texas Ave. 713-227-4772. spahouston.org
Andre Sam-Sin, better known in Houston as DJ Sun, debuts his special multi-media performance about his travels to China. The DJ set out with a small crew to retrace his family's history.
Oct. 3. 9. $15-25. Asia Society Texas, 1370 Southmore Blvd. 713-496-9901. asiasociety.org
Fall Biannual Art Opening
Silver Street Studios opens its doors as more than 200 artists display their works. Guests can sip and stroll as they browse from mediums like sculpture, photography, painting and multi-media projections.
Oct. 3. 5. Free. Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter; Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring; The Silos on Sawyer; 1502 Sawyer. 713-589-8650. silverstreetstudios.com
Ashley Horn dance presents an innovative and (literally) moving dance piece that twists and winds its way to the Orange Show Monument. Guests can see the dancers start their performance at adjacent Smither Park, then travel across to the monument for an immersive experience.
Oct. 3. 2 & 7. $12. The Orange Show Monument, 2402 Munger. ashleyhorndance.com
Texas Contemporary Art Fair
Galleries and artists from all over the world descend onto Houston's arts scene this weekend. Guests can browse through the maze of artwork posted and even get a special VIP pass that includes drinks, bites and hobnobbing with some artists.
Oct. 2 & 3, 11-7. Oct. 4. 12-6. $25-100. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas . 212-518-6912. txcontemporary.com