goodbye 2018

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 28–30

The calm before the NYE storm.

By Morgan Kinney December 28, 2018

Watch Bird Box

Now | Your Couch

Listen, it's the end of the year, and there's honestly not a ton going on until New Year's Eve. So if you still haven't seen the buzzy new Sandra Bullock Netflix horror film seemingly crafted by an algorithm, you gotta. It's got it all: John Malkovich! BD Wong! Birds! Memes!

Watch at


Dec. 28 | Satellite Bar

You know Avery Davis as either the Wild Moccasins drummer or maybe your favorite Blacksmith barista; Friday's your chance to catch his solo electronic act over in the East End.

Tickets rom $5. Satellite Bar, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd. 713-425-6669. More info and tickets at

Rich Williams' Joke Riot Comedy Show: Holiday Edition!

Dec. 29 | The Secret Group

The monthly comedy showcase strikes the perfect balance of '90s hits (courtesy of DJ Geaux Ro) and comics including George Brito, Mal Mallucci, Tristen Wells, and Anna Sankaran. Be sure to stick around for the after party, too.

Tickets from $20. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 832-898-1088. More info and tickets at

Drag Queen Storytime

Dec. 29 | Freed-Montrose Library

Remember back in October when a group of self-described "Christ followers" filed suit against the Houston Public Library for sanctioning a monthly drag queen story hour? A judge quickly dismissed the suit—filed on First Amendment grounds—as frivolous, and the queens are back for another edition. Catch Chloe Crawford and Hu’Nee B reading Saturday.

Free. Freed-Montrose Library, 4100 Montrose Blvd. 832-393-1800. More info at

Dent May with Get A Life and Hall Johnson

Dec. 30 | Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge

Part synthpop, part novelty, and all good time, catch Dent May—self-described "hotel bar lounge singer"—as your low-key Sunday entertainment.

Tickets $12. Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main St. 713-529-9899. More info and tickets at

Show Comments