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Clutch City Wednesdays at The Rink: Rolling at Discovery Green

Discovery Green 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX, United States

While The Rink, Houston’s only outdoor roller-skating rink, is open at Discovery Green, take advantage of Clutch City Wednesdays! Skate to music by Houston artists and wear any H-town professional team gear to receive $2 off admission. Proceeds support Discovery Green Conservancy’s mission, park maintenance and free cultural programs. Discounted tickets must be purchased in-person. …

$12

Houston’s New Faces of Pride March Happy Hour

Pearl Bar 4216 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX, United States

Come join us for our March Happy Hour event hosted by Houston's New Faces of Pride and the one and only Pearl Bar! This event aims to bring awareness to Save Our Sisters United, a Houston-based network for trans women of color that provides a safe haven for us to acknowledge, evaluate and control the …

Free

Lunchtime Talk: Kelsey Norman on Hayv Kahraman

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

The number of individuals forcibly displaced from their homes now numbers more than 100 million, with 35 million displaced across international borders. Many experts agree that global cooperation is necessary to effectively respond to displaced peoples, but the political contention around the topics of migration and refugees continues to hinder action. Through the lens of …

Free

Folx Tales: Preserve Our Stories (A Live Archiving Event)

the Assembly HTX 2015 Berry Street, Houston, Texas, United States

Join Us in Celebrating and Preserving the Rich History of Houston's TQLGB Community In partnership with the esteemed Charles Law Library, we are proud to present an unprecedented live archiving event dedicated to capturing and conserving the vibrant stories, achievements, and legacy of Houston's Trans, Queer, Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual community. Event Highlights: -Interactive Storytelling …

Space City Classic Soccer Tournament

Houston Sports Park 12131 Kirby Drive, Houston

The second annual Space City Classic is an LGBTQ+ All Gender 7v7 soccer tournament hosted By Space City Pride FC drawing players and teams from across the US and Mexico. All games played at Houston Sports Park. Events include opening social hosted at Buddy's, Awards Ceremony & Closing Party hosted at KiKi.

🏳️‍⚧️ Triple A Alliance presents the Trot for Trans Visibility 5K Fun Run 🌟

Frost Town Brewing 100 N Jackson St, Houston, TX, United States

Join us for a joyous and empowering event in celebration of Trans Day of Visibility! On March 30, 2024, Houston, Texas will come alive with love, support, and vibrant energy as we proudly host a family-friendly 5K run, trot, walk, or sashay. 💸 Scholarship Opportunity 💗 Want to participate as a transgender or non-binary athlete …

$25

New Art / New Music Spring 2024

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

Experience musical responses to the Moody's current exhibition Hayv Kahraman: The Foreign in Us composed and performed by Shepherd School of Music students. Organized by Rice students Jaylin Vinson and Victor Cui, a series of original compositions will be played in the galleries, followed by a reception.

Free

Earth Day at Discovery Green and Houston Public Works’ Water Works Festival In partnership with Citizens’ Environmental Coalition Saturday, April 20

Discovery Green 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX, United States

Artists have a way of helping people see the beauty of the world in a new way, and art has the power to change minds and hearts. Earth Day at Discovery Green encourages the use of art to engage people and urge them to action. Just as anyone can be an artist, anyone can be …

Free

Finding Home: Sober & Out (An Evening with Author Tate Barkley)

Avenue Center 3517 Irvington Blvd, HOUSTON, TX, United States

Join Avenue for an evening with Author & Avenue Board President, Tate Barkley. Enjoy mocktails and light bites over a discussion with Tate about his memoir - a Southern boy’s story of surviving in a good ole boys’ world. For years Tate Barkley lived in shame—of living in poverty, of alcoholism and addiction, of being …

$10
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CLEANSED by Sarah Kane

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX, United States

The Catastrophic Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of Sarah Kane’s CLEANSED April 5 through April 27 at MATCH In her brief, boundary breaking career Sarah Kane’s work prompted the term “a theatre of extremes,” yet CLEANSED comes soaked through with hope. Explosively aching, hauntingly poetic, and disarmingly tender, Kane delivers a fever-dream fable of unimaginable …

$35
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Houston Symphony presents “I’m a Superhero!”

615 Jones Hall 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX, United States

The Houston Symphony continues the PNC Family Series with “I’m a Superhero!” live at Jones Hall on Saturday, April 6. The Symphony welcomes families to attend dressed as their favorite heroes, while composer Gonzalo Farias conducts cherished tracks from renowned films, such as John Williams's "Summon the Heroes," "Superman March," Rey's theme from Star Wars: …

$25

Houston Pride Band Presents: Project: Earth

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX, United States

Join Houston Pride Band to rejoice in the splendor that is our 'blue marble' on Saturday, April 6th, for “Project: Earth,” a musical concert exploration of our amazing planet. The concert will feature a performance of composer Julie Giroux's Symphony No. 6 'The Blue Marble', which includes a visual media experience that touches on just …

$15
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Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas and Britten’s Lucretia

Morrison Theater at Brockman Hall for Opera Brockman Hall For Opera, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Houston

A thought-provoking double bill pairs works written nearly three hundred years apart, each exploring remarkable women and timeless themes that remain all too relevant today. The journey begins with one of opera’s earliest masterpieces, Purcell’s poignant Dido and Aeneas, which recounts the tragic love story of Dido, Queen of Carthage, and Trojan hero Aeneas. It's …

$15 – $65
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Houston Symphony presents 21st Century Broadway

Jones Hall 615 Lousiana, Houston, TX, United States

From Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 7, the Houston Symphony takes a musical trip to the Big Apple for 21st Century Broadway, with stunning performances from today’s greatest musicals, performed by four Broadway singers—Rodney Ingram, Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, and Ali Stroker. Fans can anticipate hit tracks including “All That Matters” from “Finding Neverland,” …

$34

Art Car Sneak Peak

Discovery Green 1500 Mckinney St, Houston, TX, United States

Get a first look at this year's art cars! Join us at beautiful Discovery Green to get a first look at nearly 100 of the incredible art cars, contraptions, lowrider, SLABs, and incredible mobile masterpieces featured in this year's parade! Stroll through Discovery Green and along Avenida Houston, meet the artists, enjoy kids craft activities, …

Free

The Legendary Art Car Ball

Experience a collision of creative vision and automotive brilliance in a night of electrifying displays, interactive installations, and pulsating beats. Join the movement where cars become canvases, pushing boundaries and redefining art. Get your tickets now for an unforgettable night of visionary music, outrageous fashion, and a celebration of the uniquely extraordinary.

$40 – $200

The Art Car VIPit

The VIPit Party & Benefit is THE place to be on parade day! By purchasing a Private Luxury Suite at the VIPit, you are helping to ensure that the Houston Art Car Parade keeps rolling year after year, spreading the joy of art and creativity to hundreds of thousands of people.

$40 – $25000

Charity Bingo Night

Frost Town Brewing 100 N Jackson St, Houston, TX, United States

Friday, April 12 starting at 7 pm, Frost Town will be hosting bingo night. The first card is free to play, and proceeds from every additional card purchased benefit Tony's Place. Come out, support a local business and charity, and have fun!

Nick Flynn + AI | THEY ARE FALLING ALL AROUND ME / Postcards from the Edge of Latent Space

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

Experience a groundbreaking interactive performance that explores the intersection of image, poetry, and artificial intelligence (AI). The result of a collaborative project between poet Nick Flynn, media artist David Rokeby, and curator Natalie Klym, this unconventional poetry reading hosted in the Moody's Lois Chiles Theater features a real-time voice-to-scrolling image generator developed by Rokeby at …

Free

Houston Art Car Parade

One of Houston's most beloved annual events started as small gatherings of like-minded artists and individuals in the early 1980s - from the creation of Jackie Harris' "Fruitmobile" and the Ann Harithas curated exhibition "Collision" at Lawndale Art Center in 1984, to Rachel Hecker and Trish Herrera's New Music Parade and the Orange Show's "Road …

Corgi Races at Kirby Ice House

Kirby Ice House 3333 Eastside St, Houston

Calling all dog lovers to the cutest race around! Kirby Ice House will be hosting their beloved Corgi Race benefiting BARC and the Lance McCullers Foundation at the Upper Kirby location on Saturday, April 13. Grab some friends and sip on a $5 mimosa, Bloody Mary or Kirby Fresca while these adorable pups waddle their …

$15

Dimensions Variable: A Journey Through the Senses Food-tasting, artmaking, and music inspired by “The Foreign in Us”

Rice University Moody Center for the Arts 6100 Main Street, Houston

Experience the exhibition Hayv Kahraman: The Foreign in Us through sight, sound, touch, and taste! During this multisensory event, guests can explore the galleries while enjoying a live performance of Persian music; taste a selection of torshi samples prepared by local chefs; and try their hand at paper marbling. Drawing from thematic and technical elements …

Free

Hankus Netsky and Eden MacAdam-Somer Perform Jewish Music

Congregation Brith Shalom 4610 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire

The program "Ikh Benk Aheym" ("I long for home") explores the journey of Jewish music from Eastern Europe through the diaspora to contemporary USA. Two outstanding internationally acclaimed musicians, Hankus Netsky, founder of the Klezmer Conservatory Band (Boston), and singer/violinist Eden MacAdam-Somer are coming to Houston to perform Jewish music: ranging from traditional, both sacred …

$10 – $30
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Ruthless! The Stage Mother of All Musicals

Art Factory 1125 Providence Street, Houston Texas

OutSmart’s Gayest and Greatest Award-Winning Company Presents RUTHLESS! The Stage Mother of All Musicals, Starring Colton Berry as Sylvia St. Croix! RUTHLESS! The Musical humorously gives us a glimpse into the competitive nature of show business, with book and lyrics by Joel Paley and music by Marvin Laird. This dark comedy follows the journey of …

$30
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OutLater

Weekly - Mondays OUT LATER is a gay men’s discussion group for men who are living life after coming out later -- focusing on life issues of parenting, divorce, family, dating, relationships, and other issues of concern to group participants. Mondays, 7:30-9:00, at Montrose Counseling Center, Room 103 email: [email protected]

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