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Festa Italiana

American Turkish Festival. Houston events at Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana at Texas. Jones Plaza will be alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of Turkey. The local Turkish American community invites you to spend a delightful day and get a taste of Turkey here in your own home town without traveling 8000 miles. Call 713-366-1404 for more info.

Pirates of the Symphony. 10 am and 11:30am. Enjoy music inspired by the sea and those who sail her. Music from Pirates of the Caribbean and Rossini's The Storm. Houston events at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Call 713-224-7575 for more info.

Bayou City Art Festival.  Downtown Houston's premier outdoor festival showcases the works of more than 300 artists in 19 different media, including everything from glass and clay to furniture and jewelry. The festival also features a Creative Zone for children, the "Art on Water" floating art installation and a performing arts stage. Event ID:10/14

Sinatra Sings Sinatra. At Jones Hall. Frank Sinatra Jr. pays homage to his father's legend. Hear the original Nelson Riddle and Billy May orchestral arrangements. Call 713-224-7575 for tickets. Event ID:10/14

Dreamgirls - Theatre Under the Stars. Call 713-558-TUTS for details. Event ID:10/21

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

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 Musuem, 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:10/10

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



  • 亞裔律師協會法律講座。12noon。地點﹕首都銀行二樓社區服務中心。
  • 美華天主教堂義賣園遊會。281-575-8855. 地點﹕4650 Jetty Lane
  • 太極班。10-11﹕30am。文化中心
  • 西南華人浸信柔道會, 2-4 pm , 地點: 12525 Sugar Ridge Blvd., 281-495-1511
  • 免費英語會話班, 10-11am ﹐地點﹕陽花園 Club House, 713-271-5600
  • 國際體育舞蹈中心舞會。8:30-12pm。9730 Town Park

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