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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Comedy

Tony Rock

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $17-30 Improv Houston

If you haven’t heard of Chris Rock’s younger brother by now, you should have. The comedian’s extensive work in film and television now includes hosting his o...

Theater

Always...Patsy Cline

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM From $21 Stages Repertory Theatre

Founding artistic director Ted Swindley’s beloved two-person musical (1988), about the singer’s unexpected friendship with a devoted Houston fan, returns to ...

Tamarie’s Merry Evening of Mistakes and Regrets

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $35 MATCH

This time around, Tamarie Cooper’s annual summer show takes the form of an evening of mixed-repertoire cabaret, complete with teenage heartaches, Judy Garlan...

Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM From $21 Stages Repertory Theatre

Hear iconic ballads like “This Land Is Your Land” at this staging of the well-regarded 2007 musical about America’s greatest folk troubadour.

Visual Art

Decorative Arts in the Age of Victoria

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $5-8; $4 for MFAH members; free for children 12 and under Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Fans of PBS’s newest Masterpiece series, Victoria, don’t need to travel to England to view examples of the era’s exquisite decorative arts. Instead, head to ...

Edward Eberle Retrospective

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

The Pittsburgh-based artist presents his first career retrospective, which spans three decades and boasts 40 works ranging from porcelain vessels to mixed-me...

Flowers and People Cannot Be Controlled But Live Together— A Whole Year Per Hour

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University

For the inaugural exhibition at the newly minted Moody Center for the Arts at Rice, Tokyo art collective teamLab presents an interactive installation that sp...

Homelands and Histories: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $13-18; free for children and members Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

This thought-provoking collection showcases 75 images by the award-winning photographer who, over his decade-spanning career, captured communities in Africa,...