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And all that jazz: the cast of Chicago dance and sing their way into Houston on June 21; performances run through June 26.

Compiled by Nancy Ford

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HOT TICKET

‘Chicago’ Blows into Houston
Much-lauded musical features the versatile John O’Hurley

As far as legendary Broadway musicals go, it’s the right up there with the legendary-est. Since Chicago’s 1996 opening on that Great White Way, Fred Ebb, John Kander, and Bob Fosse’s gangster-girl musical set largely in prison holds the record as Broadway’s longest-running musical revival, the second longest-running musical production currently playing, and the fifth longest-running production, overall. And then, there are those six Tony awards . . .

This month, Society for the Performing Arts brings the razzle-dazzle of Chicago to Houston for eight shows, and caps the run by welcoming John O’Hurley in the role of the slippery singing attorney, Billy Flynn.

John O’Hurley plays the role of the slick lawyer Billy Flynn.

O’Hurley, who includes the distinction of having made People magazine’s “Sexiest Men Alive” list, is perhaps best known for playing “J. Peterman” on the now-in-syndication Seinfeld.

But you already knew that. You may not have realized, however, that O’Hurley is also an accomplished author. His first two books, It’s OK to Miss the Bed on the First Jump: And Other Life Lessons Learned from Dogs and Before Your Dog Can Eat Your Homework, First You Have To Do It made the New York Times’ best-sellers list.

Acting. Writing. What else? Oh yes—O’Hurley’s independently produced CD Peace of Our Minds cracked the Top 20 of Billboard’s music charts in 2005.

As if all that weren’t enough to keep him occupied, O’Hurley also hosted the long-running game show Family Feud for four years. Perhaps People should start a “Busiest Men Alive” list.

June 21–26. Society for the Performing Arts. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St. www.spahouston.org • 713/227-4SPA. —Nancy Ford

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FILM

Sea Rex 3D, Galapagos 3D, and Hubbell 3D. Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Dr. • hmns
.org • 713/639-4629.

Texas: The Big Picture celebrates the 175th anniversary of Texas independence. Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Dr. • hmns.org • 713/639-4629.

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest. Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Dr. • hmns
.org • 713/639-4629.

Love Is a Many Splintered Thing, films of atypical love curated by Bree Edwards.?Through June 4. Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston’s Fine Arts Building, entrance 16 off Cullen Blvd. • blaffergallery.org • 713/743-9971.

El Gusto en el Memento: Short Films from Colombia. Camille Gonzalez curates. June 3, 7pm. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • aurorapictureshow.org • 713/868-2101.

Let’s Visit the World of the Future (1973), a sci-fi fantasy. June 6, 8:30pm. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer Rd. • domystore.com.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), the silent classic accompanied by invincible Czars of Austin. June 10, 8:30pm. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

Michael Jackson’s This is It (2009) with Houston City Council member Wanda Adams. June 10, 8:30pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Sympathy for the Underdog (1971), a Japanese crime drama. June 13, 8:30pm. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer Rd.  • domystore.com.

Extremely Shorts Film Festival features animated, experimental, narrative, and documentary short films under three minutes. June 17–18. Molly Gochman’s Studio, 2442 Bartlett St. • aurorapictureshow.org • 713/868-2101.

Saturday Night Fever (1977), John Travolta’s disco-dancing masterpiece. June 20, 8:30pm. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer Rd. • domystore.com.

Outpost (2008). Nazi zombies. June 27, 8:30pm. Domy Books, 1709 Westheimer Rd. • domystore.com.

E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982). Steven Spielberg’s enduring story of a friendly alien. June 30, 8:30pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Best of the 2010 Ottawa International Animation Film Festival. Shorts “for grown-ups.” June 11–12. Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Poetry, a tale of Alzheimer’s, creativity, and murder. June 24–26. Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (2010). A documentary of the complex folk singer/philosopher. June 30–July 4. Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

2001: A Space Odyssey. Stanly Kubrick’s futuristic 1968 sci-fi classic. July 1, 8:30pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

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PERFORMING ARTS

The Threesome. Eugene Labiche’s farce about adultery. ?Through June 1. Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square • companyonstage.org • 713/726-1219.

Crave, Sarah Kane’s tone poem about grief and love. Through June 4. Catastrophic Theatre at DiverseWorks, 1117 East Frwy. • catastrophictheatre.com, 713/522-2723 • diverseworks.org, 713/335-3445.

The Foreigner. Larry Shue’s award-winning comedy. Through June 5. Texas Repertory Theatre Co., 14243 Stuebner Airline Rd. • texreptheatre.org • 281/583-7573.

Raising the Barre features a world premiere by Jorma Elo, Christopher Bruce’s Grinning In Your Face, and Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush. Through June 5. Houston Ballet. Wortham Center’s Brown Theater, 501 Texas Ave. • houstonballet.org • 713/227-2787.

Pygmalion. George Bernard Shaw’s fair play about class and transformation. June 12. Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Ave. • alleytheatre.org • 713/220-5700.

[title of show]. Jimmy Phillips directs a musical about musicals. Through June 12. Theater LaB Houston, 1706 Alamo St. • theaterlabhouston.com • 713/868-7516.

Asylum, Keith Aisner’s drama about alternate reality. Through June 18. Theatre Southwest, 8944-A Clarkcrest Dr. • theatresouthwest.org • 713/661-9505.

Sordid Lives. Del Shores’ Southern comedy. Through June 18. Island ETC (east-end theater co.), 2001 Postoffice St., Galveston • islandetc.org • 409/762-3556.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Betsy Kelso’s comedy. June 1–July 24. Stages Repertory Theatre, 3201 Allen Pkwy. stagestheatre.com • 713/527-0123.

Rock the Dock free concert series features local bands. June 2 and Thursdays through Aug. 25, 6:30pm. Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281/334-9880.

Pocos Pero Locos, a Latino comedy jam, features John Andrew Robles, Mario Saenz, Frankie Torres, Felipe Ramirez, George Laredo, and MarZella. June 3, 8pm. Talento Bilingüe de Houston, 333 S. Jensen Dr. • 713/222-1213.

Suchu Dance’s Big Range Dance Festival 2011 features local choreographers and companies. June 3–5, 10–12, 17–18. Barnevelder Movement Arts Complex, 2201 Preston St. • bigrange.org.

It’s Only Life. Regional premiere of the music of John Bucchino. June 3–19, 7:30pm. Ovations, ?2536 Times Blvd. • mainstreettheater.com • 713/524-6706.

Noises Off, Michael Frayn’s theatrical farce. June 3–26. Stage Door Inc., 284 Pasadena Town Square Mall • stagedoorinc.com • 832/582-7606.

Murder at the Howard Johnson’s, Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick’s light suspense comedy. June 3–July 2. Theatre Suburbia, 4106 Way Out West Dr. • theatresuburbia.org • 713/682-3525.

The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare’s battling lovers. June 9–19. Houston Ballet. Wortham Center’s Brown Theater, 501 Texas Ave. • houstonballet.org • 713/227-2787.

Evening Star: Beauty Bringer, Songs of Possibility with Divergence Vocal Theater. June 10, 7pm. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross St. • rothkochapel.org • 713/524-9839.

Led Zeppelin IV plus a selection of greatest hits, performed by Classic Albums Live. June 11, 8:15 p.m. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights. Houston Symphony performs musical masterpieces. June 17–18, 24–25, 8:30pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Blues in the Night. Sheldon Epps’s musical that spotlights the essence of blues. June 18–July 24. Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main St. • ensemblehouston.com • 713/520-0055.

Houston’s Juneteenth Celebration. Houston Institute for Culture spotlights African-American musical traditions. June 19, 7pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

Chicago, the blockbuster musical about women in prison. June 21–26. Society for the Performing Arts. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St. • spahouston.org • 713/227-4SPA.

Paul Salos: Sinatra, The Man & His Music. June 25, 7:30pm. Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St., Conroe • crighton-theatre.com • 936/441-7469.

The Raga in Hindu and Islamic Music. June 26, 3pm. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross St. • rothkochapel.org • 713/524-9839.

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt. An acoustic evening. June 27, ?8pm. The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2120 Postoffice St., Galveston • thegrand.com • 409/765-1894.

Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None kicks off the ExxonMobil Summer Chills series. June 29–July 31. Alley Theatre. 615 Texas Ave. • alleytheatre.org • 713/220-5700.

The Music of The Who. Brent Havens conducts the Houston Symphony and a rock band. July 1, 7:30pm. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St. • houstonsymphony.org • 713/224-7575.

The Miss Firecracker Contest. Beth Henley’s Southern gothic comedy. July 1–30. Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square • companyonstage.org • 713/726-1219.

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PERFORMING ARTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Zeki and the Sultan’s Challenge. Julian Brashears’ adaptation of an old Turkish folktale. Through June 11. Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square • companyonstage.org • 713/726-1219.

The Way Cool! No School! Bash, presented by Houston Piano Company, offers hot dogs and drinks, a Puppet Pizzazz show, and piano. June 3, 3pm. 1600 W. 13th St. • houstonpianocompany.com • 832/231-8810.

Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical, staged by TUTS’ Humphreys School. June 8–10, 11am. Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park, 100 Concert Dr. • milleroutdoortheatre.com • 281/373-3386.

The Adventures of Tom & Huck. June 10–July 23. Express Theatre, 446 Northwest Mall • expresstheatre.com • 713/682-5044.

Yogi Bear (2010) features the animated bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith. June 11,?8:30pm. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

Charlotte’s Web. E.B. White’s classic tale of the spider and the pig, adapted by Joseph Robinette.?July 2–30. Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square • companyonstage.org • 713/726-1219..

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RADIO

After Hours: Queer Radio with Attitude features the QMZ (Queer Music Zone) with Jimmy Carper. Sunday mornings, 1–4 am. KPFT 90.1 FM. kpft.org • 713/526-5738.

Queer Voices. Features, news, music, interviews, reviews, and commentary. Monday nights, 9–11 pm. KPFT 90.1 FM. kpft.org • 713/526-4000.

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ART/PHOTOGRAPHY

Caliente: Full Frontal Color. Works by Donna Perkins. Through June 2. Archway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy St. • archwaygallery.com • 713/522-2409.

Measured, a studio program exhibition. Through June 4. Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main St. • lawndaleartcenter.org • 713/528-5858.

Museum of Broken Relationships features detritus from failed relationships. Through June 4. Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston’s Fine Arts Building, entrance 16 off Cullen Blvd. • blaffergallery.org • 713/743-9971.

Fragile Fragments: Expressions of Memory. Female artists examine the relationship between art and loss. Through June 5. Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. •hmh.org • 713/942-8000.

Garnish, a site-specific installation by Ann Wood. Through June 5. Galveston Arts Center, 2501 Market St. • 409/763-2403 • contemporaryartgalveston.org.

The Book Club of Texas, rare publications. Through June 11. Museum of Printing History, 1324 W. Clay St. • printingmuseum.org • 713/522-4652.

Diverse Creations. Works by Margo I. Green, Sally Stubbs, and Daniel Brents. Through June 11. Betz Art Gallery, 1208 W. Gray St. • betzgallery.com • 713/576-6954.

This Is Displacement: Native Artists Consider the Relationship Between Land and Identity. Through June 11. DiverseWorks, 1117 East Frwy. • diverseworks.org • 713/335-3445.

Elaine Bradford: The Sidereal kicks off Blaffer Gallery’s Window into Houston exhibitions. Through June 22. 110 Milam St. • blaffergallery.org • 713/743-9971.

Cast in Plastic: Art from the Designer Toy Revolution. Through June 23. Domy Books Houston, 1709 Westheimer Rd. • domystore.com.

For the Man: The 9 to 5 Show. Works created by artists while on the clock. Through June 25. Gallery 1724, 1724 Bissonnet St. • gallery1724.blogspot.com • 713/582-1198.

Perspectives 174: Re: Generation. CAMH’s Teen Council explores issues of communication, technology, and more. Through June 26. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd. • camh.org • 713/284-8250.

Seeing the Unseen: The Folk Arts of Houston’s Faith Communities. Photographs of sacred spaces, important ritual events, and more. Through June 30. Spacetaker ARC, Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St. • spacetaker.org.

Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time features more than 150 works. Through July 4. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7515.

Wistful Beauties: Feminine Portrayals on Paper highlights the nature of feminine beauty. Through July 4. Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Stan VanDerBeek: The Culture Intercom. Paintings, collages, and films. Through July 10. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd. • camh.org • 713/284-8250.

Picturing the Senses in European Art, European paintings and prints from the 16th–18th centuries. Through July 17. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Upside Down: Arctic Realities. Ancient relics from the arctic region. Through July 17. Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross St. • menil.org • 713/525-9400.

Displaced Persons: Photographs by Clemens Kalischer. Through July 24. Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. • hmh.org • 713/942-8000.

Circa 1900: Decorative Arts at the Turn of the Century features works by Emile Gallé, Edvard Munch, and František Kupka. Through July 31. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Passage to a New Life: Highlights from the Collections of Holocaust Museum Houston includes photographs, documents, and artifacts. Through Aug. 7. Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. • hmh.org • 713/942-8000.

Bayou City Noir: The Photography of Marvin Zindler. Through Aug. 13. Museum of Printing History, 1324 W. Clay St. • printingmuseum.org • 713/522-4652.

Joan Son—Part Geometry,?Part Zen: A Personal? Exploration through Paper. Through Aug. 13. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. • crafthouston.org • 713/529-4848.

Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland. Through Aug 14. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Simpson Kalisher: The Alienated Photographer. Scenes from the 1950s and ’60s. Through Aug. 18. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Ancestors of the Lake: Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay, New Guinea. Through Aug. 28. Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross St. • menil.org • 713/525-9400.

Beauty, Humor, and Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern. Photographs. Through Aug. 31. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

Culture in ?Frontier Texas. Works of mid-19th century tradesmen. Through Sept. 4. Heritage Society Museum, 1100 Bagby St., Sam Houston Park • heritagesociety.org • 713/655-1912.

Ancient Ukraine: Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations. Through Sept. 5. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7515.

Texas! The Exhibition features historical Texas artifacts like James Bowie’s Bowie Knife. Through Sept. 5. Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Dr. • hmns.org • 713/639-4629.

Charles LeDray: workworkworkworkwork, small-scale handmade sculptures. Through Sept. 11. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

The Whole World Was Watching. Civil Rights-era photographs from Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil. Through Sept. 25. Gregory School, 1300 Victor St., and Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross St. • menil.org • 713/525-9400.

Celebrating Fifteen Years of History with Holocaust Museum Houston, a visual storytelling of the museum’s history. Through Dec. 31. Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. • hmh.org • 713/942-8000.

Ours to Fight For, the role of Jewish servicemen and women during World War II. Through Dec. 31. Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St. • hmh.org • 713/942-8000.

The Lines Between: Four Women Artists. Works by Lucinda Cobley, Danielle Frankenthal, Jill Moser, and Coco Blaffer. June 3–July 7; reception, June 3, 6pm. Wade Wilson Art, 4411 Montrose, Suite 200 • wadewilsonart.com • 713/521-2977.

Visions. Jim Adams’ metal sculpture. June 3–30; reception, June 4, 5pm. Archway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy St. • archwaygallery.com • 713/522-2409.

Raine Bedsole. June 3–July 9; reception, June 3, 6pm. Wade Wilson Art, 4411 Montrose, Suite 200 • wadewilsonart.com • 713/521-2977.

Waiting: Steps, No Movement. Installation by Kerry Adams. June 11–25; reception, June 3, 6pm. Spacetaker ARC, 2101 Winter Street, Studio B11 • spacetaker.org.

Arline Fisch: Creatures from the Deep, woven wire jellyfish. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, June 4–July 30. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. • crafthouston.org • 713/529-4848.

Death of a Salesman. Arthur Miller’s family drama. June 9–18 (benefits proposed School of Nursing): University of St. Thomas’s Jones Hall, 3800 Montrose Blvd. July 8–10: Pasadena Little Theatre, 4318 Allen-Genoa Road in Pasadena • pasadenalittletheatre.org • 713/941-4636.

Wendy Wagner: Once Uponse a Time in the Land of O-Poppida. Paintings, prints, ceramics, installation art, and animation. June 10–July 9. Darke Gallery, 320 B Detering St. • darkegallery.com • 713/542-3802.

Crafting Live(s): 10 Years of Artists-in-Residence. June 11–Sept. 3; reception, June 10, 5:30pm. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. • crafthouston.org • 713/529-4848.

Michael Guidry: The Son and the Heir. Geometrically abstract paintings. June 11–July 10. Galveston Arts Center, 2501 Market St. • 409/763.2403 • contemporaryartgalveston.org.

Lesley Humphrey discusses her Kentucky Derby-based works. June 16, 6:30pm. Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, 6815 Cypresswood Dr. in Spring • pearlmfa.org • 281/376-6322.

Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination features props from all six films, a full-size replica of the Millennium Falcon cockpit, and more. June 18–Sept. 18. Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. • thehealthmuseum.org • 713/521-1515.

Luck of the Draw X: Revolution! features small works for sale by local artists. June 22, 6:30pm. Benefits DiverseWorks. DiverseWorks Art Space, 1117 East Frwy. • diverseworks.org • 713/335-3445.

The Big Show features works by local artists. July 1–30; submissions accepted June 15–16. Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main St. • lawndaleartcenter.org • 713/528-5858.

Helmut Newton: White Women • Sleepless Nights • Big Nudes. Photographs from his first three groundbreaking books. July 3–Sept. 25. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. • mfah.org • 713/639-7300.

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JUNE DAY BY DAY
WEEKLYMONTHLY

June 4

6th Annual Heights Fun Run. Houston Heights Association’s 5K run, a 5K walk, and kids’ 1K. 7:30am. Marmion Park, 1802 Heights Blvd. • houstonheights.org • 713/861-4002.

25th Annual Sandcastle Competition. Professionals compete for the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ Golden Bucket award using sand-sculpting tools. Galveston East Beach. 1923 Boddeker Rd., Galveston • aiasandcastle.com.

June 4–5

Free Press Summer Fest features Big Boi, Girls, The Mahas, and much more. Eleanor Tinsley Park. freepresshouston.com.

Pond Tour, a tour featuring more than 20 private water gardens and koi ponds. houstonpondsociety.org.

June 6–12

Houston’s 7th Annual Wine & Food Week features over 40 events with more than 500 wines, 50 restaurants, legendary wine producers, and culinary personalities. wineandfoodweek.com.

June 10–11

Hotel Galvez’s 100th Anniversary Celebration includes food, live music, fireworks, and more. 2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston • hotelgalvez100.com.

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LOOKING AHEAD

July 1–3

DockDogs, national dog jumping competition. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

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Weekly (Sundays)

The Women’s Group, a feminist group for all women. 10:15am. First Unitarian Universalist Church’s Sojourner Truth Room, 5200 Fannin St. • 713/529-8571.

Urban Harvest Farmers Market, presented by Central City Co-op. Noon–4pm. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com  • 713/400-7336.

Weekly (Mondays)

TG Support Group. Helping TransGenders Anonymous is a facilitated support group for all transgenders, supporters, family, and significant others. 7–9pm. 604 Pacific St. • tgctr.org.

Fathers First. Houston’s original gay fathers group supports gay dads who are dealing with coming-out issues and family challenges of life after being married to a woman. First three Mondays of each month, 7:30–9pm. Bering Memorial United Methodist Church, 1440 Harold St., room 230 • fathersfirstofhouston.com.

Gay Dads’ Support Group helps gay men who are or were previously married to a woman and who had children within that relationship. 7:30–9pm. Grace Lutheran Church’s parlor, 2515 Waugh Dr. • 281/608-8134.

Weekly (Thursdays)

Center HIV Support Group. Facilitated support group for HIV-positive individuals. 6pm. Houston GLBT Community Center, Historic Dow School, 1900 Kane St. • houstonglbt
community  center.org • 713/524-3818.

GLBT-Friendly Depression & Bipolar Support Group. 7:15–8:30pm. Free. Eclessia Church, 2015 Taft St. • 713/526-1018.

Weekly (Sun., Wed., Sat.)

Love and Rackets. Houston Tennis Club welcomes players and enthusiasts of all skill levels. Sundays, 9am–noon; Wednesdays, 7:30–9pm; clinics, every Saturday 9–10:30am. Memorial Park Tennis Center, 1500 Memorial Loop. Annual membership, $30; court fees, $3 per session. houstontennisclub.org.

Weekly (Saturdays)

Weekly (Sun., Wed., Sat.)

Love and Rackets. Houston Tennis Club welcomes players and enthusiasts of all skill levels. Sundays, 9am–noon; Wednesdays, 7:30–9pm; clinics, every Saturday 9–10:30am. Memorial Park Tennis Center, 1500 Memorial Loop. Annual membership, $30; court fees, $3 per session. houstontennisclub.org.

Weekly (Fridays)

Art Heals. Kermit’s Summer Art School for individuals living with HIV and cancer-related conditions.  Fridays through August. Houston GLBT Community Center, Historic Dow School, 1900 Kane St. • houstonglbtcommunitycenter.org • 713/524-3818.

Weekly (Saturdays)

Recycling Saturdays. Bring your glass, paper, plastic, and aluminum. 10am–2pm. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St. • discoverygreen.com • 713/400-7336.

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Monthly (1st Sun.)

Free Legal Consultations for PWAs. AIDS Foundation Houston and Katine & Nechman L.L.P. offer 30 minutes of free legal consultation on any legal issue to persons with HIV and AIDS, by appointment. Katine & Nechman, 1111 North Loop West, suite 180 • lawkn.com • 713/808-1000.

Monthly (1st Mon.)

Center Coming Out Group. Facilitated support group for LGBT individuals at any stage of the coming-out process. 7pm. Houston GLBT Community Center, Historic Dow School, 1900 Kane St. • houstonglbtcommunitycenter.org • 713/524-3818.

Monthly (1st Fri.)

First Friday Happy Hour. Northwest Corner, a social and civic organization for GLBT Houstonians living northwest of Loop 610, meets. Time and location TBA. nwcorner.org.

Monthly (1st Sat.)

First Saturday Arts Market. Local artists display and sell original works of art, local musicians entertain. 11am–6pm. Wind Water Gallery, 548 W. 19th St. Free. yalestreetmarket.com.

Monthly (2nd Tues.)

Center Dinner Night, hosted by the Houston GLBT Community Center. Diners pay for their own meals. 6:30pm. One’s A Meal, 812 Westheimer Rd. • houstonglbtcommunitycenter
.org • 713/524-3818.

Monthly (2nd Sat.)

AssistHers helps lesbians coping with life-threatening illnesses by providing non-medical assistance. Volunteers meet for fellowship and education followed by lunch at a local restaurant. 9:30am–noon. Bering Memorial United Methodist Church, 1440 Harold St. • assisthers.org • 713/521-4628.

Monthly (3rd Sun.)

LOAF Meet and Greet. Lesbians Over Age Fifty meet for munchies and fellowship; bring some of both. 2pm. 1034 W. 17th Street.

Monthly (3rd Tues.)

Center Seniors & Friends Potluck, organized by the Houston GLBT Community Center at Bethel Church UCC, 1107 Shepherd Dr. • houstonglbtcommunitycenter.org • 713/524-3818.

Monthly (3rd Wed.)

Bingo with the Divas, hosted by An’ Marie Gill and Jessica Van Shelton. 8–10pm. Benefits Bering Omega Foundation. Tony’s Corner Pocket, 817 W. Dallas St.

Monthly (3rd Thurs.)

Share with PFLAG Houston in a safe, confidential setting. 7:30pm. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s Chatham Room, 1805 Alabama St. • pflaghouston.org.

Bilingual HIV Testing Through a partnership with Houston Area Community Services, The Center offers monthly confidential HIV tests offered by bilingual staff from HACS, a Federally Qualified Health Center (www.hacstxs.org). 1-2p.m. Houston GLBT Community Center. 1900 Kane (use Silver Street entrance). 713/524.3818.

Center Board of Directors The board of directors manages programs and services of all-volunteer Center. 7p.m., Houston GLBT Community Center. 1900 Kane (use Silver Street entrance) 713/524-3818

Monthly (4th Friday)

Lesbian Discussion Hour Find your sisterhood at this monthly program for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women who love women. Discussion topics include health, family, dating, equality, and community awareness. The group will focus on building a dedicated and supportive sisterhood that is open to women from every walk of life. Fourth Friday of the month at 6:30p.m. Houston GLBT Community Center. 1900 Kane (use Silver Street entrance). 713/521-4628.

Monthly (4th Sun.)

Share with the Clear Lake satellite of PFLAG Houston in a safe, confidential setting. 2–4pm. Bay Area Unitarian
Universalist Church Fellowship Hall, 17503 El Camino Real, Clear Lake • pflaghouston.org.

Monthly (4th Wed.)

Lesbian Din ner Group. Single and coupled women come for a meal but stay for the camaraderie. 7:30pm. Cafe Express, 1422 W. Gray St. • [email protected]

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HIV TESTING

Thomas Street Clinic is offering HIV testing free to the public, Mon.-Fri. 9 am-1 pm. There is no need to establish eligibility (“gold-card”), no donation will be asked of the person seeking testing, and the test is free. Thomas Street Clinic, 2015 Thomas, 713/873-4157 or 713/873-4026.

Legacy Community Health Services offers free, confidential, rapid HIV testing using the OraQuick-Advance collection method with results available within 20 minutes.

MONDAYS: All Star News and Video Emporium, 3415 Katy Frwy & Studewood, 4-8pm; George Sports Bar, 617 Fairview, 6-10pm.

TUESDAYS:611 Hyde Park Pub, 611 Hyde Park, 4-8pm; Midtown Spa, 3100 Fannin, 4-8pm.

WEDNESDAYS: Club Houston, 2205 Fannin, 8pm-12am; EJ’s, 2517 Ralph, 10pm-1am.

FRIDAYS: Midtown Spa, 3100 Fannin, 5-9pm; EJ’s, 2517 Ralph, 10pm-1am.

MON-THU, Free, confidential syphilis testing is also offered. HIV and syphilis testing is offered at 215 Westheimer, 11am–7pm, and Friday, 11am–5pm. 713/830-3070.

Planned Parenthood offers free, anonymous, or confidential testing at clinic locations throughout the area. To speak with an HIV counselor: 1-800-230-PLAN. Dickinson: 281/337-7725. Fannin: 713/831-6543. FM1960: 281/587-8081. Greenspoint: 281/445-4553. Huntsville: 936/295-6396. Lufkin: 936/634-8446 x223. Rosenberg: 281/342-3950. Stafford: 281/494-9848.

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