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Leon Bridges, Texas Retro Soul Revue

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Think of him purely as a throwback and you’ll miss the brilliance inherent in his eclectic performances. Leon Bridges is paving his own way up the charts with a nod to the past and a healthy dose of originality. Keep Reading

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at A.D. Players Club

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It’s A Wonderful Life is a classic American Christmas story that has been reimagined many of time and popular with all age groups. This Holiday season A.D. Players at The George Theater is turning the story into a 1940’s broadcast radio show. With just 6 actors and actresses playing multiple characters the classic story will unfold in a unique way.  Keep Reading

Heartmade Harvest Market: Making a Change in the Heart of Downtown

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In the heart of downtown Houston, experience the Heartmade Harvest Market, an outdoor event with nearly 70 vendors benefitting Hoof Prints and Heart Beats, a volunteer-run organization that offers free equine therapy and equine-enhanced counseling to children and adults with special needs. The market will feature artwork, jewelry, apparel, home goods, and more.  Keep Reading

Returning Home: Houston Grand Opera & The Wortham

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Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has been a staple in Houston’s fine arts community since 1955. Since then, HGO has grown into a $27-million-dollar enterprise that brings world-class productions to the stage every season, making it one of the largest, most innovative and most highly acclaimed opera companies in the United States. In fact, it was the only American finalist for Opera Company of the Year at the 2017 International Opera Awards. 
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Bayou City Art Festival: Make a Weekend Of It

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One of the top outdoor fine arts festivals in the United States, Bayou City Art Festival, is happening October 13-14 near City Hall. The festival will transform Downtown Houston into a gallery, showcasing unique work by artists from all over the world. Keep Reading

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol

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With the British Royals being popular more than ever this year with the recent royal wedding this exhibit couldn’t come at a better time! The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston partnered with the National Portrait Gallery, London to bring Houston this extensive exhibit!  Keep Reading

Hotel or Museum?: How Art Enlightens Local Hotels

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Walking off the street into a hotel lobby is dramatic, by design. Lighting, music, scent, furniture, color are carefully assembled to create a distinctive ambiance. A hotel’s curated art collection can personalize that experience — transporting guests to a new sensory and emotional level.  As hoteliers seek to distinguish hotel stays, a notable art collection is a vibrant progressive approach to rise above the competition. Keep Reading

Over the Moon for Discovery Green’s presentation of moonGARDEN

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Experience art in the heart of downtown Houston with Discovery Green’s fall art installation! From September 29 until October 7, experience the 22 oversized illuminated moons transform the park into a dreamy realm of light and good times. Keep Reading

Craft Texas: HCCC’s Latest Exhibit

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The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents CraftTexas 2018 this fall. The CraftTexas exhibition, juried by Jennifer Scanlan, will feature 36 Texas artists. CraftTexas provides a space for artists and art-lovers to explore groundbreaking contemporary work including sculptures, jewelry and furniture. Keep Reading

Take a Trip Around the World at the George Theater

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The timeless classic Around the World in 80 Days is making its way to the George Theater this month. Join A.D. Players, one of Houston’s largest resident theatre companies, and experience this wild, action-adventure comedy like you’ve never seen before. With 5 actors playing 39 characters, audiences are bound to be fascinated as they make their journey from one side of the globe to the other. Keep Reading

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