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

Renaissance Festival

The Story of the United States of America. 11am. The Whole History in 45 Minutes! As produced by InterActive Theatre. Four actors tell the story from colonialism to present-day America. (For Grades 1-8). Houston events at Miller Theater, In Hermann Park, 100 Concert Drive. Call 281-FREE-FUN for more info.

Soc. For the Performing Arts - Bocca Tango: Julio Bocca and Ballet Argentino. 8pm. In his 2007 Farewell Tour, American Ballet Theatre’s Argentine superstar Julio Bocca, together with members of his Ballet Argentino, will perform their tantalizing “tango with a twist” showcase. From balancing solo atop a ladder to dancing steamy duets, Bocca will display his amazing athleticism and bravura style. Houston events at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Call 713-227-4SPA for more info.

International Quilt Festival. Houston events at Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas. Call 713-853-8000 for more info. Event ID:11/4

Houston Grand Opera - The Daughter of the Regiment. Marie, an orphan raised by an army regiment is surprised when a wealthy aunt surfaces to reclaim her. But when the aunt arranges a marriage, the entire regiment and Marie's true love march in to set matters right. In French with English subtitles. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-228-OPERA for more info. Event ID:11/9

Avenue Q: The Broadway Musical. Houston events at the Hobby Center. Call 713-629-3700 for more info. Event ID:11/4

Houston Grand Opera - A Masked Ball. A love triangle, a forbidden passion, and a fortune-teller's horrifying prediction are woven into a tangled web of jealousy, vengeance and murder at a lavish masked ball. In Italian with English subtitles. Houston events at Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-228-OPERA for more info. Event ID:11/2

Stages Theatre - Black Pearl Sings. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Depression-set play depicts an encounter between Susannah, a "song collector" for the Library of Congress, and Pearl, a prisoner descended from slaves whom Susannah discovers to be a living library of folk song. The play will have a staged reading this summer at Virginia's Barter Theatre, but Stages' mounting will be its official world premiere. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:11/11.

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. Houston events at the Alley Theatre. Call 713-220-5700 for more info. Event ID:11/4

Houston Fine Arts Events

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.

Treasures from Shanghai: 5,000 Years of Chinese Art and Culture. Featuring 77 sets of objects from the Neolithic period (circa 3,000 B.C.) to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.), this incredible collection includes rare examples of oracle bones that represent the first form of Chinese writing, bronze vessels, polychrome potteries, sculptures, porcelains, paintings, jade/bamboo carvings and lacquer works. Location: Museum of Natural Science, 1 Hermann Circle Drive. Event ID:1/6/2008.

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.

RED HOT - Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection. Drawn from the extraordinary holdings of Houston collectors Robert, Jereann, and Holland Chaney, the exhibition focuses on artists who emerged after the political and economic upheavals of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Call 713-639-7300 for more info. Showing at Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet. Event ID:10/21


11/1

星期四

  • 恆豐銀行西畫展.地址: 9999 Bellaire
  • “Living Will”講座(如: 生命最後用管與否). 1:30-3 pm. 文化中心
  • 耆英日間活動—舞蹈班 12:00-1:00pm。手工藝班,麻將,橋牌,資深 護士諮詢 .1:00-3:00pm。地點﹕文化中心。713-271-6100

 

 


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