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Houston Friday, July 20 Events

Check out what there is to do in Houston this summer on our Houston Attractions Guide.

Gilbert and Sullivan -- Ruddygore.  It all starts a couple of hundred years ago with a guy named Rupert Murgatroyd who gets his jollies by burning witches. One of the witches takes it personally and lays a curse on him. Because of the curse, he must commit a crime every day forever. As soon as he fails to commit his daily crime, he dies in horrible agony. Then it's his eldest son's turn. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-627-3570 for more info. Event ID:7/29

Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows.  Call 713-629-3700 for more info. Event ID:7/22

Houston Symphony - The Music of Led Zepppelin: A Rock Symphony. 7:30pm. Remember the music of one of the greatest rock n roll bands ever; combines the power of an orchestra and a full rock band in a concert that also includes a rock show style laser lights show. Houston events at Jones Hall. Call 713-224-7575 for more info.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Circus of Dreams. Opening night, Wed. July 11th, 7:30pm, tickets only $13. Houston events at Reliant Stadium. Call 713-629-3700 for more info. Event ID:7/22.

Alley Theatre - Death on the Nile. Agatha Christie’s murder mystery Death on the Nile will be the only Summer Chills play. As a steamer travels up the Nile, the eccentric passengers find themselves embroiled in the murder of a young, wealthy bride. Classic Christie, this suspenseful story keeps you guessing till the finish. Houston events at Alley Theatre, 615 Texas. Call 713-228-8421 for more info. Event ID:7/29

Mixers, Elixirs and IMAX Summer Social Series. 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.,The perfect Friday night party, with live music, where social butterflies mingle with science buffs and dance under Tyrannosaurus Rex, one of the largest land carnivores of all time. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713.639.IMAX for more info. Event ID: Fri., thru Aug.24

Houston Fine Arts Events

The David Whiney Bequest. This exhibition celebrates the extraordinary bequest of works of art from the collection of David Whitney (1939–2005) to The Menil Collection. A curator, writer, art collector, and former trustee of The Menil Collection and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Whitney was a pioneer in modern and contemporary art scholarship. Houston Fine Arts events at Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross. Call 713-525-9400 for more info. Event ID:10/28

Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan. Now thru Sept. 9th. At four times the size of the state of Texas, Kazakhstan is an enormous country, the ninth largest in the world. However, this vast and beautiful nation is virtually unknown to most Americans. Discover the fascinating history, mythology and craftsmanship of the highly sophisticated culture that roamed its wide plains, verdant forests and towering mountains more than 2,000 years ago. Houston events at Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Call 713-639-IMAX for more info. Event ID: 9/9

Jelly Belly® presents CANDY UNWRAPPED. Bring your taste buds to The Health Museum this summer and explore some sweet science! Jelly Belly® Presents CANDY UNWRAPPED exposes the science of sweets and sours with biology, chemistry, physiology and psychology of sugar. Houston events at Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. Call 713-521-1515 for more info. Event ID:9/3

The Great Wall of China: Photographs by Chen Changfen. thru Aug.12, 2007. Born in 1941, Chen Changfen became a professional photographer at 18, and six years later, in 1965, photographed the Great Wall of China for the first time. Although he has continually photographed the wall over the last 30 years, the project was most actively pursued after the Cultural Revolution when he needed a restorative project. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. At Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet.



  • 紀念馬禮遜入華宣教200週年珍貴歷史圖片展。10am-6pm。地點﹕西區中國教會(10638 Hammerly Blvd.) 713-935-9422
  • 國際體育舞蹈中心舞會。8:30-12pm。9730 Town Park

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