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Sunday February 03, 2013
11:00 AM

Historic Downtown Galveston

More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras Galveston — and that's just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities ...

12:00 PM

Villa de Luxe Designer Showhouse

Villa de Luxe, a historic Houston estate, will be transformed into a stunning design show house from Feb. 1 through 17. The house, designed by William Ward Watkin, was built ...

1:00 PM

The extreme drought has everyone thinking about water conservation. Go green by harvesting rainwater to nourish your soil, reduce your water bill and water between downpours. In this hands-on, make ...

2:00 PM

Experience Camelot's "one brief shining moment" as Lerner and Loewe envisioned. Recount the enduring legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot,and the Knights of the Round Table in an ...

2:00 PM

Show Boat follows the theatrical family of The Cotton Blossom as it sails the Mississippi providing musical entertainment at towns along the river. A magical score and epic story make ...

2:00 PM

The Music Box Theater tips its hat to Broadway in Broadway at the Box, which opens Jan. 25 and runs through April 6. The cast will showcase memorable music from ...

2:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

2:30 PM

Mahler's Symphony No. 1 is filled with some of the composer's most brilliant and contrasting musical ideas. You'll be delighted as you hear folk melodies, a chilling ...

2:30 PM

Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios

Ubu Roi is an avant-garde foray into the nature of greed and power. Ubu plots with his wife and fellow conspirators to kill the King of Poland, the broad satire ...

2:30 PM

Taking place on April 3, 1968, The Mountaintop is a gripping re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering ...

3:00 PM

The extreme drought has everyone thinking about water conservation. Go green by harvesting rainwater to nourish your soil, reduce your water bill and water between downpours. In this hands-on, make ...

3:00 PM

Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

Girls Only  - The Secret Comedy of Women is an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of the female spirit. With a two-woman cast and audiences full ...

3:00 PM

Sometimes human beings are so trapped between the hurt from the past and the utterly overwhelming nature of how to move forward into the future that we are frozen, locked ...

3:00 PM

Texas Repertory Theatre

A legendary king and an incomparable queen meet for one last Winter Court for a battle that will determine the future of an empire. As the sun sets on his ...

3:00 PM

Dudley Recital Hall

For more than 30 years Larissa Dedova has appeared in solo and chamber recitals in concert halls throughout the world at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and the ...

3:00 PM

Wittenberg imagines Dr. Faustus and Martin Luther as professors at Wittenberg University in 1517, where they're competing for the loyalty of their star student, Hamlet. As his tutors debate ...

4:00 PM

Sweet revenge suffuses Quentin Tarantino's astounding revisionist World War II epic. Expectedly reverential of cinema, Basterds follows a group of male vigilantes on a dangerous mission. In an audacious ...

4:30 PM

In advance of the March presentations of Alban Berg's masterwork Wozzeck, the Houston Symphony will be hosting opportunities for audience and patrons to learn more about this monumental piece ...

5:00 PM

The Rothko Chapel hosts Da Camera of Houston, who will perform Morton Feldman's masterpiece, Rothko Chapel, which was inspired by the composer's visit to the Chapel in 197l ...

6:00 PM

St. Philip Presbyterian Church

Ars Lyrica's "Heart and Soul" is a program of devotional works from the German Baroque era for voice, strings and organ. The concert features renowned British countertenor Ryland Angel ...

7:00 PM

A documentary about legendary songwriter and '70s icon Paul Williams, directed by Stephen Kessler, the film delves into the personalty who won Grammys and an Academy Award, wrote many hit ...

7:00 PM

Fitzgerald's

Legendary art and music collective The Residents will make a rare Houston appearance at Fitzgerald's to celebrate the group's 40th anniversary. Since their formation in late '60s in ...

7:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

7:30 PM

Taking place on April 3, 1968, The Mountaintop is a gripping re-imagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After delivering ...

7:30 PM

Experience Camelot's "one brief shining moment" as Lerner and Loewe envisioned. Recount the enduring legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot,and the Knights of the Round Table in an ...

Monday February 04, 2013
9:00 AM

Encourage your little one's curiosity with nature and the outdoors. Children 18 months to 3 years with their adult companions can join naturalist Naletta Galbraith for a nature story ...

6:30 PM

Recipe for Success Foundation

Enjoy an exclusive opportunity with chef Ryan Pera of Revival Market as he prepares an authentic Italian preview of the dishes to expect at the anticipated Coltivare Houston restaurant, set ...

7:00 PM

A documentary about legendary songwriter and '70s icon Paul Williams, directed by Stephen Kessler, the film delves into the personalty who won Grammys and an Academy Award, wrote many hit ...

7:00 PM

"Heavy and Light" is a unique evening of songs, conversation and hope that includes intimate acoustic performances by the likes of Jon Foreman and Fiction Family, Christina Perri, Now, Now ...

7:30 PM

Bayou City Concert Musicals' cabaret evening will feature Jerome Kerns' music from the time he moved to Hollywood in 1935 to his death in 1945. One of the most popular ...

Tuesday February 05, 2013
6:30 PM

Sponsored by Jane Moser Presents, National Book Award finalist Ben Fountain will read from his book Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. The reading and book signing will be followed ...

7:00 PM

Considered one of the most beautiful color films ever made, Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg — a masterpiece of music and romance and winner of the 1964 Cannes Film ...

7:30 PM

Rich, powerful, and handsome, Don Giovanni charms and abandons women at will until arrogance kindles the fires of his own demise. Mozart's music, alternately playful and powerful, illustrates this ...

7:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

7:30 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

8:00 PM

Shepherd School of Music

Faculty, special guests and talented students gather to offer a concert that focuses on chamber music of Germanic provenance. The performance includes Max Reger's Clarinet Quintet, performed by the ...

Wednesday February 06, 2013
11:30 AM

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

Delve into the rich world of 20th century music. After an overview of highlights from this era and learning how to listen, you will then explore Alban Berg's intense ...

12:00 PM

Da Camera of Houston's free lunchtime performance series, "A Little Day Music," continues with a performance by the Da Camera Young Artists. The series features live music and drawings ...

12:00 PM

This meditation will consider happiness from the perspectives of depth psychology, Buddhism and neuroscience. Executive director of The Jung Center of Houston, Jerry M. Ruhl, is a clinical psychologist in ...

5:00 PM

Led by instructor Henderson Smith, the classes will be held on the Chapel grounds near the reflecting pool and Barnett Newman's sculpture Broken Obelisk. The classes will be suitable ...

5:30 PM

The Tasting Room Wine Café - Kingwood

Guests will enjoy wine tastings of five wines paired  with popular hors d'oeuvres by The Tasting Room. There will also be free golf giveaways, wine specials and more. Guests ...

6:00 PM

Phil's Wine Lounge downstairs at Philippe Restaurant + Lounge offers a Guest Sommelier Series. Hosted by Vanessa Trevino Boyd, resident Sommelier at Philippe, this series will feature intimate, informal roundtable ...

6:00 PM

ReelAbilities is the largest film festival in the nation committed to promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities. The festival will ...

6:30 PM

Proof Rooftop Lounge

Winter Cocktail marks the first, big event of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign. The candidates already secured ...

6:30 PM

Chris Nemoto honed his skills after extensive training with a master sushi chef. He'll share insight into his techniques and genius at working creatively with ingredients in this very ...

7:00 PM

Myth & Symbol

Come try your hand at relief printing with other Houston creatives. This will be a fun opportunity to make your own stamps for customized stationery. Everyone will be provided with ...

7:00 PM

Path of Tea

For the Intro to Organic Tea Tasting Event, Chris McKann, husband of the late Thia McKann, prepares five teas: White, green, oolong, black and rooibos teas. As each tea is ...

7:00 PM

The lecture series "New Commons: Between Aesthetics and Engagement" brings together architects and scholars who redefine the capacity of architectural aesthetics in engaging with the world. Recent examples of architectural ...

7:00 PM

Tony Feher is known for creating strikingly beautiful sculptures out of seemingly mundane objects. For this experiment, DiverseWorks invited the artist to consider how his sculptural work might inform, relate ...

7:00 PM

Writing & C/Siting Houston is a collaborative project bringing together Houston writers, folklorists, historians and the like to share the special places that make the Bayou City unique. These pieces ...

7:30 PM

When linguist George re-discovers a language thought to be lost, he attempts to record the aging couple who speak it, only to learn that they plan to spend the rest ...

7:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

7:30 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

7:30 PM

Show Boat follows the theatrical family of The Cotton Blossom as it sails the Mississippi providing musical entertainment at towns along the river. A magical score and epic story make ...

7:30 PM

Wittenberg imagines Dr. Faustus and Martin Luther as professors at Wittenberg University in 1517, where they're competing for the loyalty of their star student, Hamlet. As his tutors debate ...

Thursday February 07, 2013
8:30 AM

The Methodist Hospital

The event will highlight the charitable contributions that Methodist has made to the city of Houston and the importance of the system's community partnerships in ensuring that Houston's ...

9:00 AM

Each year, the Gulen Institute hosts the Dialogue of Civilizations Platform, an academic workshop that brings together scholars from various disciplines, community leaders and government officials to discuss the problems ...

11:30 AM

The luncheon will feature guest speaker Ron Hall, author of the New York Times Best-seller book, Same Kind of Different as Me, a true story of the unlikely friendship that ...

11:30 AM

River Oaks Country Club

The luncheon will feature student performances as well as remarks by HSPVA's 2013 Distinguished Alumnus, Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress and Automattic. Mullenweg has been recognized for his leadership ...

12:15 PM

How much space does one really need? What constitutes the needs for contemporary space now? Artist Jasleen Sarai, who has a background in architecture, will discuss issues of space, equality ...

5:00 PM

Various Locations

ReelAbilities is the largest film festival in the nation committed to promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities. The festival will ...

5:00 PM

Raise a glass to the arts at Fresh Arts' Cultured Cocktails. This weekly happy hour allows guests to get up close and personal with members of the arts and creative ...

5:30 PM

James Craig Furnishings

Want to know simple ways to improve your style at home? Maybe even design secrets to attract the opposite sex? Or consider simple ways to add spice to your space ...

5:30 PM

Connect at Houston's hottest new venue for Asian art and programming. Expand your social circle at the new Leo Bar, held the first Thursday of every month. Guests are ...

5:30 PM

Houston Arts Alliance Gallery

Native Houstonian and artist Howard Sherman assembles an exhibition of paintings by some of the city's cutting edge visual arts talent. In addition to works by Geoff Hippenstiel, Marcelyn ...

6:00 PM

Now in its 25 year, "Concert of Arias" is the final round of the annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers. Each finalist will perform two arias and compete for ...

6:00 PM

Royal Oak Bar

Join Friends of DePelchin, the young professionals' group that supports DePelchin Children's Center, for a happy hour at Royal Oak. Show your love for the kids served by DePelchin ...

6:00 PM

What girl doesn't love bling? Grab your best girlfriends and come dressed in denim and diamonds for this year's Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event. Join for a ...

6:30 PM

In modern-day Paris, journalist Julia Jarmond finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl, Sarah, whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel'd'Hive Roundup in 1942 ...

6:30 PM

When the Spanish Old Masters were "discovered" in the 19th century — their splendid works previously unknown outside of Spain, hidden from view in royal and noble collections and far-flung churches ...

6:30 PM

Junior League of Houston

The 2013 Junior League of Houston Charity Ball "The Bayou Ball" will feature an action-packed evening of entertainment with cocktails, musical show, dinner and dancing. The event is the primary ...

6:30 PM

This Slide Jam presents another side of Houston's diverse and talented arts community: The curator. Along with a rapidly expanding art world, the role of the curator has grown ...

7:00 PM

This indoor Valentine Shack Pop-Up Shop is hosted by Height of Vintage, Vida Antigua and MissVHaven. Guests will enjoy a pop up photo-booth provided by J.J.17 Photography, a ...

7:30 PM

Sometimes human beings are so trapped between the hurt from the past and the utterly overwhelming nature of how to move forward into the future that we are frozen, locked ...

7:30 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

7:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

7:30 PM

When linguist George re-discovers a language thought to be lost, he attempts to record the aging couple who speak it, only to learn that they plan to spend the rest ...

7:30 PM

Wittenberg imagines Dr. Faustus and Martin Luther as professors at Wittenberg University in 1517, where they're competing for the loyalty of their star student, Hamlet. As his tutors debate ...

7:30 PM

Texas Repertory Theatre

A legendary king and an incomparable queen meet for one last Winter Court for a battle that will determine the future of an empire. As the sun sets on his ...

7:30 PM

The emotional impact of seeing and hearing Lady Macbeth goad her husband into bloody violence in order to amass power makes a compelling opera. A Scottish general returning from battle ...

7:45 PM

Christ the King Lutheran Church

The program includes Haydn's String Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1 and Elgar's Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84. Come early at 7:15 p ...

8:00 PM

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman returns to Houston for a recital concert alongside pianist Rohan DeSilva. Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded by a classical musician ...

Friday February 08, 2013
10:00 AM

Various Locations

ReelAbilities is the largest film festival in the nation committed to promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities. The festival will ...

11:00 AM

The event celebrates 67 years of volunteerism in the Houston community with a luncheon. "Conversations from the Heart" will feature award-winning actress Debbie Reynolds in conversation with Dominique Sachse about ...

11:00 AM

Historic Downtown Galveston

More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras Galveston — and that's just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities ...

2:00 PM

Explore a wide range of the newest home and garden products, from windows and doors to ceilings and floors, including home décor, remodelers, builders, outdoor living products, free demonstrations ...

4:00 PM

Beach Central

Texas legends Jerry Jeff Walker and Joe Ely will perform as well as rising stars Jesse Dayton, Paula Nelson and Galveston locals Sam Navarro and the Lone Star Devils.

5:00 PM

Berry Center

Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, 2012 Olympic champion gymnasts, are determined to teach kids and their parents how to maintain a healthy lifestyle by establishing positive habits ...

6:00 PM

The Lunar & Planetary Institute (LPI)

On Friday, SpaceUp Houston hosts the fourth annual Commercial Spaceflight Panel during which guests can hear directly from aerospace industry representatives on commercial spaceflight ventures. The companies confirmed to present ...

6:00 PM

This Mardi Gras kickoff party features live entertainment, street performers, Art Cars and more. General admission inside the House of Blues is $15 and includes access to live act in ...

6:00 PM

East End Studio Gallery

Juror Alyssa Monks combed through hundreds of entries to select the top 40 artists chosen to exhibit their work. Her criteria was to find elements she thought were most important ...

6:30 PM

You and your partner will work together to make a menu of Mexican comfort food. You'll learn to make: Horchata, Gorditas de Queso served with Tomatillo-Arbol Sauce, Mexican Cabbage ...

6:30 PM

Junior League of Houston

The 2013 Junior League of Houston Charity Ball "The Bayou Ball" will feature an action-packed evening of entertainment with cocktails, musical show, dinner and dancing. The event is the primary ...

6:30 PM

Vintner's own Winery

The Valentine's Day event will feature a romantic small bites menu developed by Robert Martinez of MaxGray Production. Vintners Own has paired this menu with a selection of varietals ...

7:00 PM

Puffabellys Restaurant

This original play, written by Texans Joe Cole and Jennifer Adams, begins as the Civil War is nearing its end. Many young, lonely widows have been left to fend for ...

7:00 PM

The search for peace takes on many forms. A few brave souls protest individually at great risk to themselves for the end of war, oppression, hate and injustice. When voices ...

7:00 PM

River Oaks Country Club

Camp For All, a nonprofit that serves children and adults with special needs, celebrates a 20-year milestone with this gala, CampFest 2013.  Camp For All was founded in 1993 and ...

7:00 PM

A reckless playboy (Rock Hudson) is responsible for a revered doctor's death and falls in love with the widow (Jane Wyman). When his careless ways cause further tragedy, he ...

7:30 PM

The emotional impact of seeing and hearing Lady Macbeth goad her husband into bloody violence in order to amass power makes a compelling opera. A Scottish general returning from battle ...

7:30 PM

Rich, powerful, and handsome, Don Giovanni charms and abandons women at will until arrogance kindles the fires of his own demise. Mozart's music, alternately playful and powerful, illustrates this ...

8:00 PM

Recent Grammy Award winning bassist Christian McBride returns to Da Camera’s series with his Inside Straight quintet. Bassist, composer, arranger, educator, curator and administrator, McBride has been one of ...

8:00 PM

G. Love & Special Sauce definitely put the "alternative" into alternative hip-hop. They put out a general party vibe with their fusion of hip-hop, funk and reggae. They'll be joined ...

8:00 PM

The Music Box Theater tips its hat to Broadway in Broadway at the Box, which opens Jan. 25 and runs through April 6. The cast will showcase memorable music from ...

8:00 PM

When linguist George re-discovers a language thought to be lost, he attempts to record the aging couple who speak it, only to learn that they plan to spend the rest ...

8:00 PM

Texas Repertory Theatre

A legendary king and an incomparable queen meet for one last Winter Court for a battle that will determine the future of an empire. As the sun sets on his ...

8:00 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

8:00 PM

Sometimes human beings are so trapped between the hurt from the past and the utterly overwhelming nature of how to move forward into the future that we are frozen, locked ...

8:00 PM

Wittenberg imagines Dr. Faustus and Martin Luther as professors at Wittenberg University in 1517, where they're competing for the loyalty of their star student, Hamlet. As his tutors debate ...

8:00 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

8:00 PM

Country Playhouse

Two brothers, Austin and Lee, are polar opposites in life: One is a would-be screenwriter and the other is a sociopathic drifter. As events unfold, their identities emerge as two ...

8:00 PM

The Arts Centre

Pandora Theatre presents the Texas premiere of Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, an intimate collection of vignettes and monologues based on the best-selling ...

10:00 PM

Various Locations

BooTown presents Love in the Time of Lasers, a 21st-century romance with a sci-fi twist. The production employs table-top puppets, stop-motion animation and a number of puppetry techniques to tell ...

11:59 PM

Various Locations

BooTown presents Love in the Time of Lasers, a 21st-century romance with a sci-fi twist. The production employs table-top puppets, stop-motion animation and a number of puppetry techniques to tell ...

Saturday February 09, 2013
8:00 AM
Add To My Calendar

Add Bayou City Outdoors' Farmers ... to your calendar.

Hop on a bike and take a ride through side streets, trails and residential areas in the heart of Houston. This is a social ride, and all levels of riders ...

8:30 AM

Ben Taub General Hospital Ginni and Richard Mithoff Trauma Center

The Harris County Hospital District Foundation's 11th Annual Texas Med 5k Fun Run will wind through the Texas Medical Center. The event attracts 2,000 or so participants, sponsors ...

10:00 AM

At the Houston Wedding Showcase, guests can explore many options, make informed decisions and have fun while doing so. See amazing runway fashion shows, discover new ideas and latest trends ...

10:00 AM

The Lunar & Planetary Institute (LPI)

On Friday, SpaceUp Houston hosts the fourth annual Commercial Spaceflight Panel during which guests can hear directly from aerospace industry representatives on commercial spaceflight ventures. The companies confirmed to present ...

10:00 AM

Pinto Ranch is the only place you will find Rocketbuster Handmade Custom Boots. Nevena Christi, owner and designer, will be in-store from El Paso with her collection of handmade boots ...

10:00 AM

Explore a wide range of the newest home and garden products, from windows and doors to ceilings and floors, including home décor, remodelers, builders, outdoor living products, free demonstrations ...

10:00 AM

Villa de Luxe Designer Showhouse

Villa de Luxe, a historic Houston estate, will be transformed into a stunning design show house from Feb. 1 through 17. The house, designed by William Ward Watkin, was built ...

11:00 AM

Historic Downtown Galveston

More than 3 million beads will be thrown at Mardi Gras Galveston — and that's just the beginning of the elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities ...

1:00 PM

Meet jewelry designer Elizabeth Irvine at a special Valentine's Day trunk show featuring the Rose Quartz Serenity Bead Necklace, a sentimental gift to express love for someone special. Irvine ...

1:00 PM

Get a jump on your Oscar pool with an opportunity to see this year's nominated Documentary short films in advance of the Feb. 24 Academy Awards. The nominees are ...

1:00 PM

Community Artists' Collective

The Community Artists' Collective opens its 2013 exhibition season with "Points of Reference" with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The show, featuring the works of 10 artists ...

1:00 PM

Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

On a "dark and stormy night," Meg Murry and her little brother Charles Wallace set out on a voyage through space and time to rescue their father, encountering Mrs. Who ...

2:00 PM

In honor of St. Valentine, participants in this hands-on multimedia workshop will marry text and film, writing and animating poems about love and life — or maybe shoehorns and refrigerators. With ...

2:00 PM

RA Sushi

RA Sushi returns with its popular Sushi 102 classes. Join the seasoned chefs behind RA Sushi for an informative culinary experience where guests will learn about fish preparation, decorative techniques ...

2:00 PM

Casa de Esperanza's Young Professionals' Third Annual Chili Cook-off will be held at Blanco's. Guests will enjoy food, drinks, raffle prizes, live music and a photo booth. Judging ...

2:00 PM

Tony Feher is known for creating strikingly beautiful sculptures out of seemingly mundane objects. For this experiment, DiverseWorks invited the artist to consider how his sculptural work might inform, relate ...

2:00 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

2:30 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

4:00 PM

The Magnolia Stroll

Join the Texas Renaissance Festival in its host city of Magnolia for a Mardi Gras celebration that the entire family can enjoy. Break out your masks and beads, dress in ...

4:00 PM

Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

On a "dark and stormy night," Meg Murry and her little brother Charles Wallace set out on a voyage through space and time to rescue their father, encountering Mrs. Who ...

5:00 PM

Myth & Symbol

Houston-born and now Brooklyn-native Yvette Cortez (formerly of the Dirty Third Jewelry) will be at Myth & Symbol to debut her new line, Sal Miel. Sal Miel is a collection of ...

5:00 PM

The Church of St. John the Divine

In its annual "Conductorless" concert, ROCO will perform the well-loved second Brandenburg Concerto, Sibelius' Belshazzar's Feast Suite, Handel's Alexander's Feast Overture and Haydn's Clock Symphony. Joseph ...

5:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with gourmet food and wine on the trails of the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Join for the fourth annual "Tapas on the Trails," one of the ...

6:00 PM

Award winning filmmaker Cressandra Thibodeaux's new photography series, Reflections on Buffalo Bayou, is a collection of photographic images, mostly of man-made items reflected within the bayou — a combination of ...

6:00 PM

The Tremont House

Two-stepping and line dancing. That's what Mardi Gras "Waltz Across Texas" in Galveston is all about. Entertainment for the evening includes Texas' premier western swing band, Asleep at the ...

6:30 PM

Junior League of Houston

The 2013 Junior League of Houston Charity Ball "The Bayou Ball" will feature an action-packed evening of entertainment with cocktails, musical show, dinner and dancing. The event is the primary ...

7:00 PM

River Oaks Country Club

The Friends of Fondren Annual Gala raises funds for library resources that benefit students, faculty and the community.

7:00 PM

Writer-director-actor Spike Lee's third feature, a frequently hilarious but hard-hitting drama, charts mounting racial tensions on the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of central Brooklyn ...

7:00 PM

Puffabellys Restaurant

This original play, written by Texans Joe Cole and Jennifer Adams, begins as the Civil War is nearing its end. Many young, lonely widows have been left to fend for ...

7:00 PM

MECA

This intimate of evening solos, duets and small ensemble works will be performed by the Dallas Black Dance Theatre. The program includes a performance of the ostrich, a rarely seen ...

7:00 PM

For 2013, the American Heart Association will celebrate a special anniversary of 30 years since the first Heart Ball. The event will consist of cocktails, dinner, dancing with music provided ...

7:00 PM

Various Locations

ReelAbilities is the largest film festival in the nation committed to promoting appreciation and awareness of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with various disabilities. The festival will ...

7:30 PM

The emotional impact of seeing and hearing Lady Macbeth goad her husband into bloody violence in order to amass power makes a compelling opera. A Scottish general returning from battle ...

7:30 PM

Show Boat follows the theatrical family of The Cotton Blossom as it sails the Mississippi providing musical entertainment at towns along the river. A magical score and epic story make ...

8:00 PM

Wittenberg imagines Dr. Faustus and Martin Luther as professors at Wittenberg University in 1517, where they're competing for the loyalty of their star student, Hamlet. As his tutors debate ...

8:00 PM

Texas Repertory Theatre

A legendary king and an incomparable queen meet for one last Winter Court for a battle that will determine the future of an empire. As the sun sets on his ...

8:00 PM

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

NEXT: An Evening of Choreography of Israel and Spain by Company E is an Israeli-influenced program with four of the main five works connecting to Israel either directly or indirectly ...

8:00 PM

Sometimes human beings are so trapped between the hurt from the past and the utterly overwhelming nature of how to move forward into the future that we are frozen, locked ...

8:00 PM

When linguist George re-discovers a language thought to be lost, he attempts to record the aging couple who speak it, only to learn that they plan to spend the rest ...

8:00 PM

The atmospheric English indie pop band performs live in support of its new album, Coexist. Austra opens.  Doors open at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. 

8:00 PM

The G Lounge

This celebration and demonstration of Carnaval dance, costumes, music, drink and food occurs on the same day as Brazil's own Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia. At the ...

8:00 PM

The Arts Centre

Pandora Theatre presents the Texas premiere of Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, an intimate collection of vignettes and monologues based on the best-selling ...

8:00 PM

Catch Me If You Can captures the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr., a con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and a jet pilot — all ...

8:00 PM

The powerfully provocative Clybourne Park, the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Play and 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, is the most talked-about show of the 2012 Broadway season and "the ...

8:00 PM

The Music Box Theater tips its hat to Broadway in Broadway at the Box, which opens Jan. 25 and runs through April 6. The cast will showcase memorable music from ...

8:00 PM

One of America's foremost comediennes, the hilarious Lily Tomlin continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, film, animation and more. Tomlin returns to ...

8:00 PM

Country Playhouse

Two brothers, Austin and Lee, are polar opposites in life: One is a would-be screenwriter and the other is a sociopathic drifter. As events unfold, their identities emerge as two ...

9:00 PM

"Mardi Grass @ Numbers starring Christeene" is a one-night art show during which Houston photographer OTIS IKE will reenact a New Orleans' Mardi Gras with a giant spectacle of radical musicians ...

10:00 PM

Various Locations

BooTown presents Love in the Time of Lasers, a 21st-century romance with a sci-fi twist. The production employs table-top puppets, stop-motion animation and a number of puppetry techniques to tell ...

11:59 PM

Various Locations

BooTown presents Love in the Time of Lasers, a 21st-century romance with a sci-fi twist. The production employs table-top puppets, stop-motion animation and a number of puppetry techniques to tell ...

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