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Moores School of Music
The Moores School of Music continues the
Shostakovich Festival with a presentation by the Moores School Chamber
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
Dance & Silverstein
The Bayou City Dance Company is presenting
Where The Sidewalk Ends, Saturday, in the Underwood Theatre at Episcopal
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)
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
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
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
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 www.servicedogs.org.
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.