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October 2017

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code

October 1 @ 9:00 am - November 6 @ 7:00 pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Making its debut in Houston, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code features cutting-edge interactives, 3D models, custom animations and engaging videos of real-life stories; the exhibition examines both the benefits and the challenges that genomics presents to modern society.

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Ron Mueck Survey

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Thirteen works by the contemporary sculptor on exhibit at MFAH that are so life like you’ll be amazed.

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Mara Held: Errant Traveler

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, January 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
McClain Gallery, 2242 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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As the exhibition title, Errant Traveler, suggests, Held’s wanderlust is reflected in her organic imagery: the waterfalls of the Catskills, veined wings of indigenous insects, fungi seen growing on ancient forest floors, and pelagic forms found in coral reefs. Gallery Hours Tuesday thru Friday: 10 - 5:30pm Saturday: 11 - 5pm Sunday: closed Monday: open by appointment only

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The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - December 26 @ 7:00 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, 14 screenings complementing the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950. The films, released between 1940–59,  showcase Mexico’s film industry during the “golden age” and include legendary actors Maria Félix, Dolores Del Rio, Tin-Tan, and more. Visit www.mfah.org/mexicancinema for  more information, all films are in Spanish with English subtitles.

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Third Thursday Support Group Meeting

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - Sunday, August 26, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday and Thursday, repeating until Thursday, October 25, 2018

Bering Memorial UMC, 1440 Harold St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Please join us at Bering Memorial United Methodist Church, 1440 Harold St, Houston, TX 77006. We meet in one of the rear buildings, where you can park easily and walk directly inside. Socializing from 7:00pm - 7:30pm, meeting from 7:30pm - 8:30pm.

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Enemies by Maxim Gorky

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - October 25 @ 5:30 pm

Directed by Rebecca Udden The Cast: Matthew Andersen Troy Beckman Rutherford Cravens Jennifer Bassett Dean John Dunn Dain Geist Justin Gibbons Christian Gill Kara Greenberg Bryan Kaplun Jeffrey S. Lane Casey Magin Alyssa Marek Carl Masterson Marshall Mays Ed Muth Jake Offen Adam Pena Mark Roberts Meg Rodgers Joel C Sandel Anthony Shortt Blake Weir Set Design by Liz Freese Costume Design by Margaret Crowley Lighting Design by Eric Marsh Properties Design by Rodney Walsworth Sound Design by Janel Badrina…

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Theatre Suburbia Presents “Exit Laughing”

October 1 @ 8:30 pm - October 30 @ 8:30 pm
Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West Drive
Houston, 77092 United States
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Theatre Suburbia presents Paul Elliott's hilarious Southern comedy, Exit Laughing. Noted as a cross between Steel Magnolias and The Golden Girls, this fast paced comedy is almost guaranteed to leave you laughing. The characters bring to life a night when the bridge club decides to have one last fling for Mary, a recently lost bridge partner, with alcohol, "borrowed" remains, and the police... What could possibly go wrong? Exit Laughing opens a Houston Premier September 15, and runs through October…

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Mrs. Warren’s Profession by GB Shaw

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - October 22 @ 4:30 pm

Classical Theatre Company returns to the great George Bernard Shaw for this first time since producing the smash hit Candida back in 2011. Regarded by many to be the second finest author in the English language, Shaw is well known for his wordsmithing and wit. His keen ear and ability to recreate the voices of those he encountered and brought to life on the page are without peer. First performed in 1902, Mrs. Warren’s Profession shows us the life of…

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Kids Eat Free in HOB Restaurant & Bar

October 7 @ 11:00 am - November 18 @ 3:00 pm
House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Bring the family to HOB Restaurant and we’ll give you a break on the bill! Every Saturday and Sunday, open – 3pm, children 10 and under eat free from our kids menu with the purchase of a regular entrée. Some restrictions apply. Please see server for details. Menu and reservations here: https://goo.gl/DZD9iV

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On Repeat: An exhibition curated by Raphael Rubinstein

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - December 14 @ 9:00 pm
Clarke & Associates, 301 East 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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Artists: Jennifer Bartlett Heather Bause Christopher Cascio Catherine Colangelo Cheryl Donegan Jacob El Hanani Rachel Hecker Gabriel de la Mora Tameka Norris James Radcliffe Drew Shiflett James Siena Michael Toskovich Claude Viallat Taking its title from a song by the band LCD Soundsystem, “On Repeat” brings together works by 14 artists who utilize, in incredibly diverse ways, strategies of patterning and repetition. Drawing on a range of influences and techniques, they turn to repeating motifs as a means to excavate…

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Kids Eat Free in HOB Restaurant & Bar

October 8 @ 11:00 am - November 19 @ 3:00 pm
House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Bring the family to HOB Restaurant and we’ll give you a break on the bill! Every Saturday and Sunday, open – 3pm, children 10 and under eat free from our kids menu with the purchase of a regular entrée. Some restrictions apply. Please see server for details. Menu and reservations here: https://goo.gl/DZD9iV

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Clear Lake Support Group Meeting

Sunday, October 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, 17503 El Camino Real
Houston, TX 77058-3031 United States
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Bay Area UU Church is pleased to offer a safe meeting space to the Clear Lake Small Group of PFLAG (Parents, Family, Friends & Allies united with LGBTQ people to move equality forward).

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Fantastic Sundays with Johnny Vibe

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - December 22 @ 10:30 pm
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Rich’s Houston, 2401 San Jacinto
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Fan-Tastic Sunday Funday at Rich's Houston! DJ Johnny Vibe spins our new Sunday Funday on the patio. Enjoy the day on the patio and the main room with great music, videos, beverages and sexy dancers! The Ladies of Rich's will do spotlight performances throughout the night. The fun continues as we prep you for our new patio and pool area coming very soon! No cover, $1.00 well vodka, $4.00 wells, $3.00 domestics $8.00 Bellini or Mimosa's and $9.00 frozen specialty…

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Oct. 10 – 31: Trick or Treating

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - October 22 @ 6:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Enjoy three weeks of Halloween, where you can scour through the Museum with a trick-or-treating monster hunt every day! For trick or treat times:http://bit.ly/cmhtrickortreat

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The Secret Garden

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - October 22 @ 11:00 pm
Theatre Under The Stars, 800 Bagby St Ste 200
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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THE SECRET GARDEN - October 10 - 22, 2017 Music by Lucy Simon Book & Lyrics by Marsha Norman Based on the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by David Armstrong Theatre Under The Stars presents The 5 th Avenue Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company Production of THE SECRET GARDEN, a story of great love and great loss, great sadness and great joy, and a perfect story for the whole family. Based on the 1911 novel of the same name…

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The Secret Garden

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - October 22 @ 11:00 pm

THE SECRET GARDEN - October 10 - 22, 2017 Music by Lucy Simon Book & Lyrics by Marsha Norman Based on the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by David Armstrong Theatre Under The Stars presents The 5 th Avenue Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company Production of THE SECRET GARDEN, a story of great love and great loss, great sadness and great joy, and a perfect story for the whole family. Based on the 1911 novel of the same name…

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Dixie’s Tupperware Party

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - October 22 @ 9:00 pm
Hobby Center, 800 Bagby St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Dixie's Triumphant Return to Houston! Dixie’s Tupperware Party, the hilarious off-Broadway smash made The LA Times rave, “I was laughing too hard to breathe.” After a final meeting with her parole officer, Dixie, a mother of three from an Alabama trailer park, straightened out her life by selling the iconic plastic bowls. Her unique blend of interactive comedy, southern story telling and empowerment have made this show an international hit. Join Dixie and her booze-filled sippy cup, to learn her…

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Mindfulness Meditation Classes

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Classes for adults, kids, and teens have different days and times. Check Health Museum Website for details.
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Join The Health Museum for a Learning Mindfulness series this fall! Dr. Ann Friedman, a psychologist and certified mindfulness instructor, will teach techniques that will help each participant to pay attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity, and kindness. Mindfulness is something we do naturally, however, daily, past, and future events occupy our minds, taking us away from being fully present in our present experiences. During Mindfulness Medication Classes, all participants will learn techniques on how to pay attention…

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Tai Chi for Beginners

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - November 16 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr.
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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The Health Museum is now offering Tai Chi classes for Beginners with instructor Kai Lewis. Lewis is trained in Tai Chi, Qi Gong, meditation, and other South East Asian martial arts. Tai Chi encourages stress reduction through a variety of gentle and flowing moving exercises. The series of smooth and focused breathing patterns allows one’s mind and body to release stressful thoughts and body tensions. In these classes, participants will learn practices that will help alleviate stress and encourage peaceful…

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Feathers & Teeth by Charise Castro Smith

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - November 4 @ 10:00 pm
Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring St
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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Set in a sleepy factory town at the end of the 1970’s, this horror comedy centers on teenaged Chris and her father’s new fiancée Carol, who don’t exactly get along. The already tense atmosphere gets even more stressful when Chris’s dad Arthur hits a mysterious creature on his way home from work, launching a series of events that rapidly spin hilariously out of control. Who will be left standing when this bloody rollercoaster of family dysfunction screeches to a stop?…

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Sender by Ike Holter

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - October 28 @ 9:30 pm
Rec Room, 100 Jackson St.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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“A Smart, Entertaining Portrait of Emerging Adulthood” — RACHEL WEINBERG, BROADWAY WORLD CHICAGO Rec Room Arts presents a new comedy by one of the country’s finest emerging playwrights and winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for drama. In this regional premiere play, a year after his assumed death (and absence from social media), a millennial shows up in his former Chicago apartment alive, well, and ready to fix what went wrong with the people who have eulogized, memorialized, searched for,…

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Golden Girls 2017

October 20 @ 11:00 am - October 22 @ 2:00 pm
El Tropicano River Walk Hotel, 110 Lexington Ave
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Join CCCC San Antonio for a Gouhlishly Good Car Show October 20-22!

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The Love for Three Oranges Opera

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - October 23 @ 9:30 pm
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October 20, 21, 23 at 7:30 pm, October 22 at 2pm
UH Moores Opera House, 3271 Cullen Boulevard
Houston, TX United States
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Send in the clowns! Part fairy tale, part vaudeville and part circus, this dazzling phantasmagoria of an opera will delight your ears and eyes with spectacle and high spirits. A prince is condemned to wander the earth in search of three oranges, the contents of which will make you look twice at your Minute Maid in the morning. We last produced this opera 14 years ago and it is one of our most requested revivals. Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Based…

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Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - October 22 @ 2:30 pm
Houston Symphony, 615 Louisiana St, Ste 102
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8:00 PM Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:30 PM Praised for his imagination and fresh insights, conductor Matthew Halls returns to Jones Hall with Viennese masterpieces by Haydn, Mozart and Schubert. Dynamic cellist Johannes Moser brings his virtuoso technique and innate musicality to Haydn’s graceful Cello Concerto No. 1. Completing the concert is Mozart’s final symphonic masterpiece, his dazzling Symphony No. 41, Jupiter. Program SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5…

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Sensory Friendly Event

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Join us for a Sensory Friendly Event! The Museum will open early at 8 am with modified lighting and reduced sound to create a more comfortable and welcoming environment for visitors with sensory sensitivities. Lights and sounds will remain modified until 10 am when exhibits will return to their standard settings. The Cockrell Butterfly Center will also be open with adjusted lighting and sound for visitors to enjoy. We’ll offer special screenings in the Burke Baker Planetarium and Wortham Giant…

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