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On tap this week is a mega art sale, a wine wholesale shop-a-thon, a twinkling tour that celebrates Houston's iconic past, a performance in which Manischewitz and Santa play ...
Not Welcome — For Now
One of Bill Cosby's most memorable lines on The Cosby Show was: "I'm so good, I don't even know what to do with myself." The then-lovable father ...
The Review Is in
“Spirit, no more. Why do you delight to torture me?” sang Jay Hunter Morris as Narrator, the only character in Iain Bell and Simon Callow’s new opera A Christmas ...
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It's inconceivable to think that we are indeed in December. That means time is of the essence as you get your ducks in a row for the gift-giving season ...
Talk Opera To Me
What’s Christmas without Scrooge? It seems the holidays just wouldn’t be the holidays without a buzz-kill raining down gloom and doom. For some of us, that’s a ...
Insider Knowledge
You’ve gobbled down that Thanksgiving turkey, devoured those Black Friday bargains and consumed hours worth of Black Friday stampedes videos, and if you’re sophisticated connoisseur like me, especially ...
Holiday Reading Time
In our fantasy world, the holiday season means long, uninterrupted stretches of lounge time on our parents' comfy couches, lost in long novels. In reality, though, there are turkeys to ...
Scientology Secrets
HBO is eyeing a 2015 release date for its film based on Austinite Lawrence Wright's infamous book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief. According to The Hollywood ...
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What's on your list of things for which you are thankful? On mine is you, the reader, who week after week indulges me by poring over this column of ...
Ransom Center Expands
The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has snagged another major collection from one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century. Gabriel García ...
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On tap this week is a local art market, a street art festival, a crawl to cool places in the city, a fantastical installation and a piano whiz proving there ...
KHOU & CultureMap
Fresh Arts' Winter Holiday Art Market — now celebrating its ninth year — is taking off this weekend, starting with a preview party on Friday evening. More than 60 artists from across ...
Time of Your Life
Recreating an iconic work in a different medium always comes with inherent risk, but the screenwriter of '80s super hit Dirty Dancing saw rewriting the film for the stage as ...
Houston's Future Plans
How to change Houston's image from a city where someone comes to make a living to a place where one wants to live? With such a charge in mind ...
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On the agenda this week is a chat about the newest trend in artistic endeavors, a concert that celebrates one busy musical daddy, a dance performance that tickles the imagination ...

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