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Here's What Houston Was Up to Last Week, October 25

Sports news, award shows, and new partnerships have been keeping Houston celebrities busy this week.

By Shelby Stewart October 25, 2021

Don Toliver performs in Houston for his "Life Of A Don" Tour. 

Every day, Houstonians are making their mark on the world – solidifying their legacy as the superstars they are. Last week in sports, the Houston Astros clinched a win against Boston to advance to the World Series, and football legend and television personality Michael Strahan's Bishop Sycamore documentary was picked up by HBO. In other news, Playboi Carti's Houston tour stop was canceled due to rioting, and Florida-based performer $not sold out House Of Blues. 

Here's what Houston celebrities were up to last week. 

Beyoncé shares a new visual for Tiffany & Co.


As part of her campaign with Tiffany & Co., Beyoncé shared a new visual. Titled "Date Night," Beyonce and Jay Z are out going out for a romantic evening, only to be crashed by their eldest daughter, Blue Ivy. 

$not sells out Houston concert at House of Blues. 


The Flordia native sold out his concert in Houston ahead of the release of his highly anticipated album, Ethereal.

Debbie Allen presented Jennifer Hudson with Elle's Women in Hollywood Award


At Elle's Women In Hollywood Award show, Houstonian Debbie Allen presented renowned songstress Jennifer Hudson with the Women In Hollywood Award. 

The Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.


The Astros beat the Boston Red Sox to advance to the World Series. The home team will faceoff against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, October 26, making the sixth time the Astros and Braves are meeting in the postseason. 

Rapper Playboi Carti's concert gets canceled after rioting at NRG Arena.


Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti's Houston show was quietly canceled which led to the chaos outside of NRG Park. The cancellation led to fans knocking over metal detectors and barricades and standing atop cars. 

Liza Koshy partners with Sweetfin and Postmates.


In celebration of the third and final season of her hit YouTube Originals’ comedy series, Liza on Demand, actor, and producer Liza Koshy partnered with Sweetfin and Postmates on a plant-based Sweetbox. 

Don Toliver hosts an impromptu concert at Texas Southern.


The Cactus Jack emcee made a surprise visit to Texas Southern and gave his fans a show, ahead of his "Life Of A Don" concert last Wednesday. In addition to the free show, the Houston rapper made a donation to the Ocean of Soul band and gifted fans tickets to his tour. 

HBO picks up Michael Strahan's Bishop Sycamore documentary.


Michael Strahan's pitch for a documentary on the Bishop Sycamore scandal was picked up by HBO. Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries and The Athletic will also join the project as producers. 

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