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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

By Morgan Kinney May 3, 2018

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Galveston's 1874 Smith-Hartley House will be part of the island's 44th annual home tour.

Bonnie & Clyde

Thru May 13 | Stageworks Theatre

This Tony-nominated retelling of the West Texas duo who became America's first celebrity criminals is back on in Houston, and we're of the opinion that it's, uh, pretty killer.

Tickets from $17. 10760 Grant Rd. 281-587-6100. More info and tickets at

Cinco in the City

May 5 | Silver Street Studios

No, Cinco de Mayo isn't really a holiday, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't still celebrate Mexican culture (maybe even with a margarita). This event decks out Silver Street Studios with multicolored papel picados and piñatas to accompany traditional Aztec dancers, mariachis, and ballet folklorico—not to mention the requisite Selena impersonator. Of course, you'll also have various libations and food from favorites like La Cuchara.

Tickets from $10. Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St. More info and tickets at

Palestine Film Festival

May 5–13 | Various Locations

Annemarie Jacir's Wajib and Raed Andoni's Ghost Hunting—both laurel-draped films from last year's Berlin Film Festival—headline this annual showcase of cinema that casts a critical eye on Palestine and the culture of its diaspora. Short films are also on tap from filmmakers including Sahera Dirbas and Mona Hatoum, the subject of a recent Menil Collection exhibition.

Tickets from $10. May 5–6 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. May 11–13: Rice University Media Center, 2030 University Blvd.

Galveston Historic Home Tour

May 5–13 | Various Locations

Nearly a dozen historic houses will throw open their doors for the island's 44th annual home tour. These abodes range from humble to palatial, with both beachy and Victorian vibes. Two "Rehabilitation in Progress" houses will also be featured to showcase best practices for stewardship and environmentally friendly updates.

Tickets from $30. 888-305-7627. More info and tickets at

JMBLYA Music Festival

May 6 | Sam Houston Race Park

The tripartite Texas hip-hop extravaganza makes it way back to Houston after stops in Dallas and Austin. The lineup features Migos, of "Bad and Boujee" fame, as well as other heavy hitters such as Playboi Carti and J. Cole. One notable disappointment: No more Cardi B.

From $75. Sam houston Race Park, 7575 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N. 281-807-8700.

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