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Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 25–27

Matthew Morrison sings at Jones Hall, Dance Salad Festival returns, Grounded opens at Alley Theatre, Goldfinger plays at MFAH, Project Row Houses' Round 44 tackles social change.

03/23/2016 By Nick Esquer

All Hat, Some Cattle

The Houston Two-Step: The Rodeo and the Symphony in One Weekend

What to do when the Houston you were expecting to meet surprises you.

03/22/2016 By Caldwell Bailey

Lecture

Gods and Monsters of the Amazon

Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 18–20

Beethoven at the Symphony, GuGu Drum Group at Miller, Brad Paisley rides into RodeoHouston, Project Dance at Discovery Green, and the 36th Annual Ukrainian Easter Bazaar.

03/16/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 11–13

Menil opens Life Is Once, Forever, the Azalea Trail returns, the 44th Annual Buffalo Bayou Regatta races through Houston, St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Houston, and Go Tejano Day at RodeoHouston

03/09/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 4–6

Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.

03/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Rodeo Wine

An International Wine Competition at… The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo?

Over 20 countries enter their wines each year, and they’re not just in it for the saddles and chaps.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Hoopin' It Up

Started as a Dusty Toy, Now Hula Hooping is Here

Hula hoopers in Houston feel the love at the upcoming GlowOrama event, celebrating the old timey smile-enduring activity.

02/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Eastbound & Down

Feeling the Love in the East End

The East End Foundation hosts an open house today with a special artistic tour of the cultural hub.

02/10/2016 By Leah Rose

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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

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

All Aboard

How to Mardi Gras Like the Locals Do

Galveston’s 12-day, 105-year-old celebration is also among the nation’s most inclusive.

02/05/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Vroom Vroom

Deco Design Goes Full Throttle at the MFAH

Jazz Age aficionados are in for a treat with a pair of ‘30s-themed events at the museum.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Performing Arts

Using Piano to Bring A Literary Masterpiece to Life

Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his text to life through music and mirth.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 5–7

La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.

02/03/2016 By Nick Esquer

Eco-Friendly Art

Washed Ashore Brings Ocean Pollution to the Forefront

The Houston Zoo's latest creative art exhibit uses debris to shed light on plastic pollution.

02/01/2016 By Max Jefferson

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer