Friday, November 17, 2000 Volume 66, Issue 64



Mark the calendar for art, dance, 
and 'Autorama' events

Cougar Entertainment Services

Moores School of Music

The Moores School of Music continues the Shostakovich Festival with a presentation by the Moores School Chamber Orchestra.

The chamber orchestra will perform From Jewish Folk Poetry, consisting of a vocal cycle, Op. 79 (a); Symphony No. 10, in E minor. Op.93. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Moores Opera House. Call (713) 743-3009 for more information.

The Houston Symphony

The Houston Symphony presents Midori Saturday and Sunday. The concert will be conducted by Markus Stenz. 

The "International Superstar" Midori will perform A Game of Cards by Stravinsky, Violin Concerto by Glazunov and Suite No. 2 from Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev. The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for students.

Dance & Silverstein

The Bayou City Dance Company is presenting Where The Sidewalk Ends, Saturday, in the Underwood Theatre at Episcopal High School.

Hosted by West University Dance Center, the show is dedicated to bring the beauty and enjoyment of dance basing on the children's book of the same name by Shel Silverstein. Call (281) 497-4783.

Actors Theatre of Houston

Sin premieres today marking the Actors Theatre of Housto's 15th season.

Written by Wendy MacLeod, who also wrote the dark comedy The House of Yes, Sin is about a traffic reporter whose home is struck by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake as she relates to the characters who seem to fill her life without fulfilling it.

The show is running through Dec. 31 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There will be no performances Dec. 22 through 24. Call (713) 529-6606 for more information.

Chrysalis Dance Company

Chrysalis Dance Company is presenting Show And Really Tell today and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Rice Dance Studio.

Choreographers will reveal concepts behind their dances and methods they developed to create movement. A reception will follow each performance. Call (713) 661-9855 for more information.

Moody Garden's IMAX

The Moody Garden's IMAX 3-D is presenting The Nutcracker starting today at 7 p.m. The show will run on Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 6.

The Moody Garden is located on 1 Hope Blvd., in Galveston. Call (800) 582-4673 for more information.

Jazz Pianist Valdes

Da Camera of Houston is presenting Chucho Valdes Quartet, a performance by the world renowned jazz pianist, today at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center. Tickets are $27-37.

Valdes will be performing with percussionist Adel Gonzales Gomez, bassist Lazaro Rivero Alarcon, and Ramses drummer Rodriguez Bazalt. The theater is located on 500 Texas. Call (713) 524-5050 for more information.


The Houston Chronicle is presenting The Sixth Annual Houston Chronicle Snowfest at the George R. Brown Convention Center Saturday, and Sunday.

Featuring more than 80 displays and exhibits, the event will also feature more than 100 tons of snow. The cost is $7 for adults and free for ages 12 and younger. Call (800) 831-3976 for more information.

Only In Texas

The Mighty Texas Dog Walk is Saturday, as Texas tries to be in the Guinness Book of World Record for "most dogs walked."

At least 2,500 dogs and their walkers must be there to beat out the current record. Starting and ending at Sabine Bridge, the walk will raise funds for Texas Hearing and Service Dogs. Call (281) 424-7833 for more information or visit


The 41st Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Autorama is being presented Nov. 23-26 at the Reliant Park.

Featuring an apperance of World Wrestling Federation Commissioner Mick Foley, a.k.a. Mankind, Cactus Jack and Dude Love on Sunday, Nov. 26, from 2-4 p.m., the show will cost $12.50 and $5 for children under five.

Also part of Autorama is the GM Performance Parts Show Car Series, featuring The Stealth 2000, a car built by Ed "Big Daddy" Roth for more than two years. Call any O'Reilly Auto Parts store for more information.

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