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The Houston Ballet’s Enchanting 2018/19 Season

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Marie Houston Ballet

The Houston Ballet will return to its home, the Wortham Theater Center, for its just-announced 2018/19 Season, a superb collection of World Premieres, Houston Ballet Premieres, and beloved classics.

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Say I Love You With These Lavish Valentine’s Day Packages

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Hotel Alessandra

Dinner is lovely, but nothing says “I love you” like an indulgent weekend getaway at one of Houston’s luxury hotels. This Valentine’s Day, book a relaxing, romantic respite with the one you love in one of the city’s top hotels.

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Explore “Great Love Stories” at Rienzi

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This Valentine’s Day, find out how you and your beloved measure up to some of the most enduring love stories in history. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is hosting a special Twilight Tour of Rienzi, their opulent River Oaks house museum dedicated to fine and decorative European art. The theme of the tour is “Great Love Stories”; it will acquaint guests with some of the greatest couples (and ex-couples) in history and mythology whose stories are on display in the museum’s collection.

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Indulge at Deer Lake Lodge and Spa

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Deer Lake Lodge and Spa

When you imagine Houston, you think of fabulous restaurants and an enchanting Museum District. It’s an urban oasis, resplendent with things to do and people to see. But what about when you need to get away from it all? When the woods are calling, even Houston has somewhere you can go—Deer Lake Lodge and Spa.

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Houston Grand Opera’s Triumphant Return

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HGO production of Elektra

There’s exciting news buzzing in the Houston arts world: The award-winning Houston Grand Opera has announced that it will present its 20182019 season at its home, The Wortham Theater Center. HGO was displaced for a year following the damage the theater withstood in the wake of Hurricane Harvey last summer, but the opera company will make a triumphant return to its home stage this fall.

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Houston’s Getting More Glamour: MFAH’s Stunning Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Extended

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The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta

It’s true. The MFAH’s wildly popular exhibit, The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta, has been extended till Sunday, March 18.

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World Class Art Debuts at Art of the World Gallery

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Refugio | Photo courtesy Jorge Jiménez Deredia and Art of the World Gallery

Experience the magical work of leading Latin American sculptor Jorge Jiménez Deredia at the debut of his latest exhibition in one of Houston’s premier contemporary art hubs, Art of the World Gallery. The anticipated exhibition, titled Cosmic Energy in the Sculpture of Jiménez Deredia, premieres Thursday, January 18 and will feature 17 of the artist’s works.

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Top Spring Shows You Don’t Want to Miss at Smart Financial Centre

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Photo by Dave Rossman, courtesy of SmartFinancialCentre.net

Houston, already the nation’s fourth-largest and most diverse city, is growing by the day.  There are countless reasons for this, but one of our favorites is its world-class cultural amenities. Beyond its quartet of high-profile professional sports teams and Space Center Houston, Bayou City boasts a thriving museum district and some of the best concert venues in the nation. Look no further than Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land for proof of this — they attract a dizzying array of top-notch talent, running the gamut from classical music to rock and pop to stand-up comedy and beyond. No matter your taste, Smart Financial Centre’s lineup always has the right show for you. Check their website for their full spring lineup and details on each performance; below, we run down a few of our favorites.

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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2018 Announces Star-Studded Lineup

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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been a favorite Texas tradition since 1932, and now that the festivities are less than two months away, everyone’s gearing up for one of the biggest events of the year. The question on everyone’s mind? Who to see in concert. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of superstars in this year’s lineup.

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An Evening with Frank Stella

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Photo by Morris Malakoff, The CKP Group

As the fourth-largest and most diverse city in the nation, Houston offers plenty in the way of culture. Even so, it’s not often that a modern American master comes to town for an evening conversation.

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