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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Food & Drink

Houstonia's 5th Annual Burger Bash

Editor’s Pick 6:00 PM $35 CITYCENTRE - Plaza

Back for its 5th year, Burger Bash is the city's best battle between the buns. The city's top restaurants and chefs meet to go head-to-head to take home the ...

Theater

Dear Evan Hansen

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM From $60 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Caught in an impossible tangle of anxiety, social media hysteria, and teenage suicide, the titular character tells a lie that spins out of his control. Consi...

Visual Art

OBJECTS: REDUX—How 50 Years Made Craft Contemporary

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

This year marks half a century since the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s seminal OBJECTS: USA exhibition, which showcased the country’s foremost furniture ...

Mapa Wiya: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Fondation Opale

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free The Menil Collection

With a title that translates as “Your Map’s Not Needed,” this sprawling exhibition counters centuries of colonial influence with paintings, sculptures, and o...

Nari Ward: We the People

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

With its namesake piece using thousands of multicolored shoelaces to conjure the powerful preamble to the Constitution, this exhibition from Harlem-based W...

Beatriz González: A Retrospective

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $10-17 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Although this retrospective will be the Colombian artist’s first major show in the United States, the 80-year-old is internationally celebrated for her vibra...

Berthe Morisot: an Impressionist Original

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $10-17 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Impressionism calls to mind marquee names like Monet, Degas, and Renoir, but Berthe Morisot played an oft-forgotten role in the movement’s founding and devel...

The Codex Silex Vallis (The Silicon Valley Codex)

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free Lawndale Art Center

This site-specific wallpaper installation from San Antonio’s Michael Menchaca fuses cell phones with the artist’s long-running use of animal archetypes. The ...