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Houston Saturday, October 20 Events

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

Renaissance Festival

Houston Asian American Festival. 11am-7pm. Houston events at Reflection Pond at Hermann Square, 901 Bagby St., at Walker/McKinney. Click here for more info. Event ID: 10/21

Splendid China. 8pm. Dance of Asian America collaborates with nationally recognized guest artists from Shanghai Dance Company and the Mitsi Dancing School to present new and unique choreography in dazzling authentic costumes from China's various ethnic regions. Houston events at Miller Theater, In Hermann Park, 100 Concert Drive. Call 281-FREE-FUN for more info. Event ID:10/20

2007 Dragon Boat Regatta. Come out and enjoy this FREE family festival which features Asian entertainment, delicious food, assorted vendors, and the exciting new sport of dragon boat racing! Free parking and shuttle service available from Johnson Space Center. Please don't hesitate to let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Houston events at Clear Lake Park. Call 216.374.5445 for more info.

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

Houston Symphony - Copland's Appalachian Spring. Houston events at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Call 713-224-7575 for more info.

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.

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 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

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


10/20

星期六

  • 亞美舞蹈團演出(免費).8pm.地點: Miller Outdoor Theatre(米勒露天戲院)
  • 健康日活動。10am-2pm。713-772-8885。地點﹕伯克務醫學中心(7850 Parkwood Circle Dr.)
  • 義工金駝獎頒獎。6:30pm。281-486-1087。地點﹕7731 S/W Frwy. Wellness Center
  • 休斯頓亞美節。11am-7pm。地點﹕901 Bagby St. or www.Asianfestivalhouston.com
  • 台大校友會玫瑰花園之旅(兩天)。281-499-2629. 地點﹕Tyler Chreveport
  • 國慶杯高爾夫球賽。832-483-5162. 地點﹕Southwyck
  • 國慶杯健行野餐。地點﹕Oyster & Lost Creek Park
  • 美華天主教堂“泥土音樂”音樂會。7:30pm. 281-575-8855
  • 圍棋協會秋季圍棋賽。地點:2500 West ridge (77054) or www.houstongoclub.html
  • 頤養關懷網。10:30-12noon。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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