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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 5–7

La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.

02/03/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 18-20

From loads of live music to Christmastime merriment, here's a roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Houston.

12/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 27-29

The Nutcracker opens at Houston Ballet, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet at Houston Symphony, Bower Yusse and Thomas J. Cryan at Blue Willow Bookshop, Reverend Horton Heat at Scout Bar and SonKiss'd Dance performs at Texas Rock Gym

11/25/2015 By Nick Esquer

Symphony

Homecoming King

Concertmaster Frank Huang returns to the stage at Jones Hall for a three-night event.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Classical Music

Russian accordions, the Vienna Boys Choir and the all-American Aaron Copland

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Independence Day

Insider's Guide to 4th of July

Brave the crowds and summer weather and choose from timeless July 4th celebrations in Houston

06/26/2015 By Trey Strange

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-28

A book signing, improvisational dance, a free concert, Pride and Kathy Griffin

06/24/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Slideshow

The 2015 Houston Symphony Ball: Hip To Be Square

Houston partied with Huey Lewis, for the Symphony.

05/19/2015

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 8–10

Featuring Lana del Rey, Geoff Dyer, Sufjan Stevens and The Music Man

05/06/2015 By Michael Hardy

Paint Job

Making Fast Work of the Houston Symphony

The world’s greatest speed painter plays for a home audience with a unique musical performance this month.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 24–26

Featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Wilco and Sweeney Todd.

04/22/2015 By Michael Hardy

Changes

Houston Symphony Loses Its Concertmaster to the New York Philharmonic

Frank Huang’s appointment also a loss for other local institutions

04/09/2015 By Scott Vogel

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 19–21

Resistance to the holiday spirit is futile.

12/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of 2014

The Top 5 Classical Music Concerts of 2014

How many did you hear?

12/02/2014 By Sydney Boyd

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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy