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Houston Saturday, September 8 Events

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

A Journey to Mexico. 11am. Vibrant, colorful and exciting performances take audiences on a folkloric journey to Mexico. Houston events at Miller Theater, In Hermann Park, 100 Concert Drive. Call 281-FREE-FUN for more info.

Showcase Previews at HSPVA. 9am-1pm. This event will have artists on our roster giving demonstrations of their arts education programs and answering questions. Young Audiences of Houston provides in school performances and workshops in all fine arts disciplines. Free Event. Email mcmettenbrink@yahouston.org for more info.

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerts Opening Night. 7:30pm. Presented by the Houston Symphony. Houston events at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Call 713-224-7575 for tickets.

Fall for Dominic Walsh Dance Theater. 8:00pm. Kick off of the sixth season with this dynamic contemporary ballet program highlighting recent additions to the company’s repertoire: Dominic Walsh’s Le Spectre de la Rose, Enrico Morelli’s Funabula set to Vivaldi, Lindsey McGill’s Adorning Breath with video by Atton Paul and music from Imogen Heap and Radiohead, and Walsh’s whimsical I Napoletani set to engaging Neapolitan folk music. Houston events at Miller Theater, In Hermann Park, 100 Concert Drive. Call 281-FREE-FUN for more info.

Houston Ballet - The Merry Widow. When the dashing Count Danilo prepares to woo a wealthy widow, thereby securing her fortune and saving his country, he has no idea how beautiful she is nor that they have met before. High jinks, finance, illicit romance and political intrigue – this irresistibly charming ballet has it all. Houston events at the Wortham Center, 501 Texas. Call 713-522-5538 for more info. Event ID:9/16

Stages Theatre - Souvenir. Comedy offers an affectionate portrait of Jenkins, a music-loving socialite whose charity concerts earned her a cult following in New York in the 1930s and '40s, culminating in a sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall. Genuinely devoted to "her art," Jenkins was apparently oblivious to the appalling sounds she produced, and the fact that her "fans" attended for laughs, not musical excellence. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:9/30

Doubt: A Parable. Houston events at Alley Theatre. A stirring and provocative drama. Call 713-220-5700 for more tickets. Event ID:9/23

Stages Theatre - Late Nite Catechism. Sit up straight, spit out your gum and be quiet – or pay the price! This riotously funny international hit comedy takes audiences back to their school days with a show that’s part interactive catechism class, part stand-up comedy routine. Houston events at Stages Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway. Call 713-527-0123 for more info. Event ID:9/30

Houston Fine Arts Events

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

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


9/8

星期六

  • 長春會月會。10am-1pm。僑教中心。
  • 晚晴詩文社月會。3pm。僑教中心。
  • 中國各大社團“中秋之夜歌舞餐會”。832-766-3011. 地點﹕珍寶樓
  • 台大校友會“醫學講座”。2-5pm。713-771-9771. 地點﹕僑教中心
  • 休士頓台灣長春會月會。10am-1pm。地點:台灣人活動中心
  • “Garage Sale"-福遍地區獅子會.8am-3pm. 地點﹕Sugar Land Community Center (226 Matlage Way )
  • 淡江大學校友會免費專題講座. 2:00-4:00. 地點﹕僑教中心
  • 青少年數學競賽。10am。僑教中心。.
  • 太極班。10-11﹕30am。文化中心。713-271-6100
  • 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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