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Art gallery and museum listings: Jan. 4-10
Entertainment
Published in 3-1-2018
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Houston's art scene is as diverse and colorful as the city itself, with galleries and museums that feature works by local, national and international talents. All shows are free unless otherwise noted. GALLERIES Art of the World Gallery "The Art of Sophia Vari," through Saturday; 2201 Westheimer; 713-526-1201, artoftheworldgallery.com. Barbara Davis Gallery "Anton Ginzberg|Construction Proxy ...>>
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A modern-day bookmobile
Entertainment
Published in 3-1-2018
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Hear that sound? It's not the ice cream truck coming around the corner. It's a library on wheels. The Curiosity Cruiser, a new $250,000, 30-foot-long, custom-made vehicle that promotes literacy and learning, has hit the streets. The vehicle makes neighborhood stops to lend books like a traditional library, but is also outfitted with music and two onboard superheroes. In addition, it off ...>>
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Must List: Big Freedia, Indie Chefs Week and 'An Iliad'
Entertainment
Published in 3-1-2018
    389 Visits
1. Ancient Greece hits Main Street Homer's "Iliad" is thousands of years old, but this classic war story finds new life with a pared-down theatrical reimagining written by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson. Instead of actually seeing blood and gore, a lone actor recounts the tale in a way that's conversational, witty and often illuminating. Main Street Theater brings "An Iliad" to Hous ...>>
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Family fun: Events for adults and kids
Entertainment
Published in 3-1-2018
    334 Visits
Giant Game Night A wide range of larger-than-life games, including chess, Jenga, cornhole and Connect Four, are available. When:6-9 p.m. Thursday Where:Memorial City Mall, 303 Memorial City Way Information:memorialcity.com Salsa In the Park Outdoor Latin dance lessons hosted by the Houston Salsa Dancers. When:6-10 p.m. Friday Where:Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Information: facebook.com/events ...>>
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Theater performances around town
Entertainment
Published in 27-12-2017
    377 Visits
Theater "Soulful Sounds of Christmas" Holiday story written by Chika Kaba Ma'atunde. Presented by Ensemble Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; $36-$50; 3535 Main; 713-520-0055, ensemblehouston.org. "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas" Charles Dickens' classic tale returns. Presented by the Alley Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 ...>>
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On the go: Events and happenings this week around Houston
Entertainment
Published in 27-12-2017
    454 Visits

What to do in the city this week.

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What movies are showing outside the megaplex?
Entertainment
Published in 27-12-2017
    647 Visits
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org "Kid Flix Mix 1" Selections from the 2017 New York International Children's Film Festival, including Audience Award winners, "Tiger" and "Stone Soup"; and some of the highest-rated shorts, such as "Crocodile," "Mr. Night Has a Day Off" and "Water Path for a Fish." 11 a.m. Thursday "Kid Flix Mix 2" Features the 2017 New York International ...>>
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New Year's Eve events around Houston
Entertainment
Published in 27-12-2017
    934 Visits

FAMILY High Noon Countdown New Year's celebration for the little ones, with games and creative art projects. When: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Sunday Where: The Woodlands Children's Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek, The Woodlands Tickets: $6; woodlandschildrensmuseum.org Rockin' New Year This end-of-year bash rings in the new year at the stroke of noon with a parade, two ball drops, a ...>>

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Art Daybook: Installation at CAMH imagines a world without boundaries
Entertainment
Published in 27-12-2017
    198 Visits
The piece: "Telepathic Improvisation" The artists: Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, through Jan. 7 Why: The transitional week between Christmas and New Year's can make it a challenge to find one's bearings. It's no longer quite this year, but not yet next year, either. What better moment to explore an art installation that imagines a world wit ...>>
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What movies are showing outside the megaplex?
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
    816 Visits
DISCOVERY GREEN 1500 McKinney; discoverygreen.com "A Madea Christmas" Madea, right, dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on a rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. 7 p.m. Thursday MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON 1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org "Loving Vincent" In a story depicted in oil-painted animation, a young man co ...>>
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Remembering go-to guitarist Kenny Cordray
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
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Andy Bradley queues up a song at Wire Road Studios, and his eyes glisten the moment the guitar enters. The song is by local singer and saxophonist Evelyn Rubio. Kenny Cordray plays guitar on the session, one of the last things he ever recorded. "He was my go-to guitar player," Bradley says. The statement carries weight because Bradley's career as a recording engineer spans more than 30 years ...>>
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How food cultivates heritage
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Published in 20-12-2017
    546 Visits
When prominent New York chef David Chang famously wrote last year that Houston might be the next food capital of America, many took notice. But the Bayou City's potential claim to this culinary title didn't happen overnight. It started in the early 19th century - a time plagued by discrimination, slavery and disadvantaged communities - when family-run farms, grocery stores and restauran ...>>
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Saint Arnold's newest beers have lively backstories
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
    341 Visits
Saint Arnold offers a tale of two good beers this holiday season. New in December from the Houston craft brewery are Cut With Bread Pudding, which replaces Sailing Santa as a winter seasonal this year, and a yummy stout that is the latest in the quarterly Icon series. Icon Blue is a chocolate milk stout inspired by a Mexican hot chocolate from one of the city's pre-eminent chefs, Hugo Ortega ...>>
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Nathaniel Donnett's work has an inner glow that opens windows to the soul
Entertainment
Published in 20-12-2017
    620 Visits
The piece: "I looked over Jordan and what did I see; a band of angels coming after me" The artist: Nathaniel Donnett Where: Art League Houston, through Jan. 20 Why: The most evocative piece of Nathaniel Donnett's show "In One Form or Another; Verse One," suggests the facade of a ramshackle frame house that is emitting a violet-blue glow from inside, an effect that seems both elegaic and omino ...>>
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These were the top shows for 2017 according to IMDb
Entertainment
Published in 13-12-2017
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It's no secret that people love to watch series like "Game of Thrones" or "The Walking Dead" but just how much do people love these shows?

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