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October 2016
$10

“United We Stand, United We Signed” Exhibit

Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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Daily until Saturday, December 31, 2016
National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Dr
Houston, TX 77090 United States
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This September 11th marks 15 years since that fateful day when so many first responders who bravely served lost their lives. The Museum pay tribute with the “United We Stand, United We Signed” memorial, a temporary extension to the 9/11 and Fallen Heroes Tribute exhibit, memorializing these courageous men and women. The exhibit showcases memorial books never seen by the public from funeral homes around the nation, where people expressed their condolences following this tragedy. The Museum will also have…

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February 2017
Free

Lunar New Year Houston

Saturday, February 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Sun’s Club, 8388 W Sam Houston Pkway
Houston, TX 77072 United States
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Dubbed the largest Asian celebration in the state, this visually striking Lunar New Year Festival in Houston is a Texas-sized Asian New Year extravaganza showcasing the rich diversity of the region. This two-day signature event features the authentic New Year tradition with 100+ Lions & Dragons dancing amid ferocious fireworks, world-class martial arts, tempting egg rolls, sweet rice & BBQ, drum performances, KidZone inflatables, and more!

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Dine to Donate at Russo’s to Fight Blood Cancers

February 14 - March 31
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Daily until Friday, March 31, 2017
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Russo’s Restaurants is kicking off the new year by giving back to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). When guests use the code word “THRIVE” 20% of the total purchase will go toward funding research, treatment and support for blood cancers. Customers can dine to donate at any Houston area Russo’s location, including Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen concepts.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR Belton, TX

February 18 @ 9:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm
Bell County Expo Center, 301 W Loop 121 Belton, Texas 76513
Belton, 76513
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The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is a family-friendly sustainable living event with more than 150 hands-on workshops and demonstrations from experts on preparing and preserving food, organic gardening, homesteading, renewable energy, green building and remodeling, small-scale livestock, green transportation, natural health, and related topics. Also on the grounds: hands-on children’s projects; vendor, livestock and craft demonstrations; artisan food tastings; and local and organic food offerings.

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$25

The Last Night of Josephine Baker

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - March 5 @ 4:00 pm
Midtown Arts Center, 3414 La Branch
Houston, 77004
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The Last Night of Josephine Baker by Vincent Victoria gives a fictional account of what may have happened on the last night of the life of the first African American international superstar. Baker, who created a sensation in Paris during the 1920’s, was in the midst of a grand comeback in 1975 when she died suddenly at the age of 69 after the opening of her show “Josephine” at The Bobino Theater in Paris. During the play Baker will interact…

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Free

Journey of the Universe

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - April 17 @ 8:00 pm
University of St. Thomas – Houston, 3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006-4626 United States
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Journey of the Universe Feb. 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m. – Film most Mondays & Fridays thru Apr. 17, 6:30 – 8 p.m. – Educational Series Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to go on the Journey of the Universe. This Emmy-award winning documentary narrates the 14 billion year story of the universe's development in a way that is accessible to everyone. The film tells a comprehensive story drawing on astronomy and physics to explain the emergence of…

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Free

The Boniuk Library Book Club Discussion of “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Join The Boniuk Library Book as Holocaust Museum Houston librarian Maria Harris facilitates a discussion of “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this novel reveals an incredible story of love, redemption, and terrible secrets that were hidden for decades. This event is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.hmh.org/RegisterEvent.aspx to RSVP online. Registration is limited to 12 participants, but the discussion may be offered on a second date.…

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$10

A Resounding Tribute Rothko Chapel to host Houston Grand Opera for preview, panel discussion, Tuesday, Feb. 28

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St
Houston, 77006
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Whoever said that imitation is the best form of flattery obviously never had an opera written about them. The Rothko Chapel will host Houston Grand Opera for a preview of “Some Light Emerges,” a world premier chamber opera inspired by the Chapel’s origin, work and presence in the community. The preview, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday Feb. 28, will feature performances of selected excerpts from the production and a panel discussion moderated by the Rothko Chapel’s executive director David…

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March 2017
$10

Rice University Theatre presents David Auburn’s “Proof”

March 1 @ 8:00 pm - March 4 @ 10:00 pm
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Daily until Saturday, March 4, 2017
Rice University – Hamman Hall, 6100 Main St
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Rice University Theatre will present “Proof” by David Auburn, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play in 2001. Performances will run March 1-4th at 8 pm and March 5th at 3 pm at the Lois Chiles Studio Theatre in Hamman Hall, 6100 Main St. Set in the backyard of a Chicago home, “Proof” explores the world of mathematics and genius. Catherine is the daughter of Robert, a mathematical genius whose mind has deteriorated ending in his…

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Free

Kickoff for ESCAPE’s Celebrity Serve Benefit

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saks Fifth Avenue, 5175 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, 77056
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ESCAPE Family Resource Center will host a kickoff event for their 36th Annual Celebrity Serve Benefit at Saks Fifth Avenue honoring Houston icon and dedicated ESCAPE volunteer, Bob Allen. Guests are encouraged to bring items to donate to the benefit’s live auctions, limited edition raffles, and mystery bags. Facilitating the festivities will be kickoff co-chairs, Varda Dror Fields and Christine Johnson. Light bites and refreshments will be served. Space is limited and RSVP to [email protected] is required.

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