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Da Camera of Houston - Exiles in Paris, Part 1. From 1900 to 1939, expatriate writers, painters, composers, dancers, and adventurers of all kinds met and mixed in Paris, making it the center of the European cultural universe. An astounding number of the most influential artworks of the century came to life in this legendary city. Houston events at Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. Call 713-524-5050 for more info.

Stages Theatre - Lady. Three friends on a hunting trip become embroiled in an argument about the war in Iraq. As they discover that they don't know one another's deepest convictions as well as they thought, alliances shift, and the trip turns tragic. Play is fresh from its February world premiere - in this case, at Chicago's Northlight Theatre. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:3/16

Houston Grand Opera - Last Acts.  World premiers musical play in three acts. "Last Acts" follows the life of an actress and mother named Madeline and her two grown children as they struggle to know and love one another. Sung in English. Call 713.228.OPERA for exact times. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Event ID:3/15

World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. Houston events at Reliant Park. The World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest is three days of cooking, competition, eating and dancing. The sweet aroma drifts over the Houston metropolis, drawing crowds like bees to honey. Trophies are awarded to teams preparing the best dish in each category (brisket, chicken, pork and spare ribs) as well as an overall winner. Call 832-667-1000 for more info. Event ID:3/1

Theatre Under The Stars - Hello Dolly.  “Feel the room swayin’, for the band’s playin’, one of your old fav’rite songs from way back when” the grande dame musical of them all returns to the TUTS stage for the first time in 15 years. The red gown and feathers, those tunes everyone knows and the dancing waiters come home in a production that brings back the days when bigger was definitely better in Houston. Houston events at Hobby Center, 800 Bagby. Call 713-558-TUTS for more info. Event ID:3/9

Houston Ballet - Serenade, Gershwin Premiere, and Swan Song. Glamorous gals with legs that never stop, giddy sailors on leave, gangsters, reporters, tourists galore. It’s Stanton Welch’s fun-filled, tongue-in-cheek tribute to the mythical New York of the 1940s, choreographed to the ever-popular melodies of George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F. Houston events at the Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-522-5538 for more info. Event ID: 3/2

Houston Fine Arts Events

Miwa Yanagi—Deutsche Bank Collection. Over her relatively short, but impressive career, Japanese artist Miwa Yanagi has fabricated three distinct series that confront and disrupt traditional perceptions of women. Houston events at Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Event ID:5/4

Where Clouds Disperse: Ink Paintings by Suh Se-ok.  Over his 40-year career, Suh Se-ok has incorporated his traditional training with his Modernist sensibility to create dynamic works that embody his artistic vision. He has been especially transfixed by the figurative form and has continually explored and perfected it until it evolved into powerful formal gestures of simple lines that comprise his definitive pictorial vocabulary. Location: Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Call 713-639-7300 for more info.

Genome: The Secret of How Life Works. Have you ever wondered what you have in common with a potato? How genes affect growth and aging, or what your future children might look like? Stop wondering and start exploring! Scientists have mapped the human genome – a person’s entire set of genes. Genes are the secret codes, or recipes that make us who we are and that influence who we might become. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info. Event ID:5/4

CSI: The Experience. This completely immersive exhibit invites visitors to enter one of three mock crime scenes, where they identify and record the evidence. It then takes them inside forensic laboratories for scientific testing and to autopsy rooms for pathology analysis. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713.639.IMAX for more info. Event ID:4/30

Pompeo Batoni: Prince of Painters in Eighteenth Century Rome Exhibition. Houston events at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

Sesame Street Presents: The Body. Get to know what’s under your skin at Sesame Street Presents: The Body, an amazing new educational exhibition featuring Elmo, Oscar, Grover and the rest of your Sesame Street friends! Run, jump and play your way through a new interactive exhibition all about the human body. This exhibit will cover everything from fingers and toes to your ishy-squishy insides. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info.

Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia. Discover five million years of Ethipia's diverse history and culture. The exhibition will include the original fossilized remains of the 3.2 million-year-old hominid known as Lucy. With 40 percent of her skeleton intact, Lucy remains the oldest and most complete adult human ancestor fully retrieved from African soil. Location: Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Event ID:4/20/08.



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