Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

By Nick Esquer February 10, 2016


Opening of Dialogues On Grace

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Image: 14 Pews

This one-act “documentary” play pulls from transcripts of interviews with more than 50 people of various faiths, ethnicities and professional backgrounds, all of them reflecting on the concept of grace to highlight increasing anti-Muslim sentiment in the western world.

Thru Feb 27. $10–200 donation. 14 Pews, 800 Aurora St. 281-888-9677. 14pews.org


Toruk: The First Flight

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Cirque De Soleil turns James Cameron's Avatar into a fully immersive theatrical experience complete with gigantic animals native to Pandora—you know, that insanely beautiful planet we'll inhabit in years to come.

Feb 12–14. See website for showtimes. $45–115. Houston Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St. 713-758-7200. houstontoyotacenter.com


Celebrating 20! Duo

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Image: METdance 

The company continues its 20th anniversary season with a series of duets by its dancers, along with a special performance by Houston Ballet’s Oliver Halkowich.

Feb 12–14. $20. Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring St. 713-522-6375. metdance.org


Jason Isbell

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Image: April Siese

The Alabama rocker released his fifth album, Something More Than Free, last year, and the critics ate it up, with Rolling Stone saying it “delivered a stunning chronicle of Southern life, full of unforgettable characters and indelible images.”

Feb 13 at 8. $40–50. Cullen Performance Hall, University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd. 713-758-7200. entertainhouston.com


30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show

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Image: Eric Miles

Houston homeowners, this is your chance to finally own up to your multiple Pinterest boards that you keep showing your spouse. Hundreds of home and garden vendors will be on hand to dish out the latest and greatest home needs.

Feb 12–14. $10; $8, seniors & military. NRG Center, One Reliant Park. 832-667-1400. texashomeandgarden.com 

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