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Friday, September 29, 2000
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Houston heats up this weekend with entertainment galore

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This weekend brings several opportunities for you to get out of your house, get a little culture in your life and, well, maybe even have a little fun.
Here is just a few of the many possibilities:

Christina Aguilera/Destiny's Child

Two of the hottest music acts will be at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion tonight. SoulDecision will open the show at 7:30 p.m. At press time, tickets were still available.


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Teen-turned-superstar Christina Aguilera heads to Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion tonight, co-headlining with Destiny's Child.

Moby

The man that can get anyone on their feet and dancing plays at Aerial Theater tonight at 8.
Hybrid and DJ Sun will open. Tickets are still available.

B.B. King Blues Festival

The legend of blues and r&b music will bring some of his closest friends to CWMP Saturday.
The guest list is impressive and includes Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Average White Band and Susan Tedeschi. Doors open at noon and tickets are still available.

Deathtrap thriller

UH School of Theatre is presenting the thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin tonight, Saturday and Oct. 6-8 at the Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre. The performance starts at 8 p.m., except Sunday, Oct. 7, when it starts at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for seniors, $9 for faculty, staff and alumni and $11 for general admission. Call (713) 743-2929 or visit www.hfac.uh.edu/theatre/ for more information.

Miller Outdoor Theatre

Houston Dance Initiative is presenting two shows Saturday at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. The first is Dance Around the World at 11 a.m. A Weekend of Texas Contemporary Dance is at 8 p.m. Both shows are free. The theatre is located on 100 Concert Dr. in Hermann Park. Call (713) 284-8350 or visit www.houstonparks.org for more information.

Fotofest

Fotofest begins its 2000-2001 exhibition program with the show Does It Matter? The Photograph as Social Document, Mother Jones Award Winners. The exhibition focuses on expressing and exposing social and political realities at home and abroad. This is a part of the biennial International Month of Photography.

The exhibit is at Vine Street Studios, located at 1113 Vine St. and it goes until Oct. 18. The show is free. For more information call (713) 223-4411.

Ballet

The Houston Ballet is reviving The Snow Maiden, a Russian fairy tale about a maiden who falls in love with a human being. Set to music by Tchaikovsky and arranged by John Lanchbery, the performances will be at the Brown Theater in the Wortham Center.

The remaining shows are tonight at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, and Sunday at both 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost from $11.50 to $92.50. For more information, visit www.houstonballet.org.
 

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