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Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 8–10

The annual Art Car Parade rolls through downtown, the Symphony plays Boléro, Moores Opera Center's Anna Karenina, comedian Ron White and singer Tori Kelly at Retention Music Center.

04/06/2016 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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 4-6

Authors Deanna Raybourn and Anna Lee Huber, the Symphony plays The Beatles, The Princess and the Frog at Discovery Green, a film about legendary actor Marlon Brando and the Houston African Arts Festival

09/02/2015 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24-26

Space City ComicCon 2015, the Music of Michael Jackson at Jones Hall, Museum Experience Day, comedian Jay Pharoah and the Symphony plays Pokemon

07/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

essay

In Praise of Kitsch

Houston is the town too busy for taste, where the only relevant question is, "Does it look cool?"

05/04/2015 By Cort McMurray

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 17–19

Featuring the CounterCurrent Festival, Die Walküre, and Branford Marsalis

04/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

cultural tourism

Turning Japanese, Houston-Style

With Anime Matsuri and the Japan Festival on the horizon, this is the month for all things East Asian.

03/31/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Obituary

Remembering Michael Graves, the Architect Houston Loved to Hate

The iconic postmodernist designed the Houston Federal Reserve branch and several buildings on the Rice campus.

03/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

humor

The People-Watcher's Guide to Black Friday

On the biggest shopping day of the year, the real fun is watching deal-crazed consumers make fools of themselves.

11/24/2014 By Andrew Husband

music

The 4 Can't-Miss Concerts of the Weekend

With appearances by everyone from Bastille to Modest Mouse, Alt-J to Nick & Knight, it's a great time to be a music-lover in Houston.

11/06/2014 By Natalie Harms

classical music

Review: Five-Hour Performance of For Philip Guston Worth The Wait

Our intrepid critic spent Sunday afternoon at the Rothko Chapel, listening to Morton Feldman's rarely performed masterpiece.

11/03/2014 By Sydney Boyd

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 15–17

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

08/13/2014 By Michael Hardy