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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Comedy

Trill Comedy Festival

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM From $12 Station Theater

Experience a serious dose of homegrown and national talent when Station Theater hosts this 5th annual festival, featuring 10 shows and over 80 comedians perf...

Dance

Splendid China XII

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM Free Miller Outdoor Theatre

Houston’s Dance of Asian America teams up with dancers from the China National Opera and Dance Theater to present a visually stunning evening of modern and t...

Family

Halloween Monster Mayhem

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM $12 Children's Museum of Houston

For three weeks in October, the Children’s Museum of Houston transforms into a monstrously spooky land where kids can trick-or-treat and even learn or thing ...

Houston Zombie Walk Halloween Festival

Editor’s Pick 5:00 PM 19th Street at Yale

They hiss, snarl, wear ripped clothing, and walk around covered in blood and gore. But there’s a charitable side to zombies. Just ask the organizers of this ...

Texas Renaissance Festival

9:00 AM Texas Renaissance Festival

Did you know that Texas is home to the nation’s largest Renaissance festival? What began in 1974 as a humble gathering for fans of the era has grown into a 5...

Film

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Editor’s Pick 7:00 PM $2-9 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Complementing the MFAH’s current foray into fashion as art, this documentary follows designer Manolo Blahnik, who has handcrafted museum-worthy pumps, stilet...

Opera

The Love for Three Oranges

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM Free Discovery Green

Composed in the wake of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, Prokofiev’s surreal fairy tale is one of the center’s most requested revivals.

Theater

Balls

Editor’s Pick 2:30 PM From $21 Stages Repertory Theatre

Co-produced with New York’s One Year Lease Theater Company, this play is a timely look back at the Battle of the Sexes tennis match between icons Billie Jean...

Feathers and Teeth

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $15-25 Mildred's Umbrella

There’s nothing scarier than watching a family unit unravel, especially when a mysterious monster living in the backyard befriends the youngest in the house....

The Secret Garden

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM From $30 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Set for a Broadway revival, this classic musical from 1991 (script and lyrics by Marsha Norma, music by Lucy Simon) stops in Houston to tell the story of a y...

Visual Art

"Justin Garcia"

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free Nicole Longnecker Gallery

The Houston artist dropped out of business school to pursue his creative dreams, and went on to record his interior journey in paintings and a years-in-the-m...