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10:00 am
$6

Shake Your Summer Sillies Out at The Woodlands Children’s Museum

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Woodlands Children’s Museum,
4775 W Panther Creek
The Woodlands, TX 77381 United States
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The Woodlands Children’s Museum celebrates going back to school – with one last, big summertime bash. The annual Shake Your Summer Sillies Out event calls for lots of silly activities and live entertainment for the kiddos. Admission Tickets are $6. Click here for more information.

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Free

Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting at Asia Society Texas Center

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that begins at 2017-08-11 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 6:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-08-11 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 7:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 4:00
Asia Society Texas Center,
1370 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Experience the mystical artistry when Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting and perform special ceremonies from August 10 to 13 at Asia Society Texas Center. During this ritual, millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place in order to purify and heal the environment and its inhabitants.

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6:00 pm

Ice Cream Social & Pop Up Market at East End Street Market

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
East End Street Market,
2800 Navigation Blvd
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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This Ice Cream Social & Pop Up Market will benefit teachers and help supply their classrooms in the East End. Enjoy food, live music, local artisan vendors, and of course, ice cream on this hot summer day. Admission You can bring an item on the supply list for teachers for free ice cream. No cover

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Free

Women in Punk: Vol. Book Release Party at Cactus Music

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cactus Music,
2110 Portsmouth St
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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For this book release party, there will be an author reception with David Ensminger and music by Screech of Death, No Love Less, and Mel Hell, and the Texas Mod Crushers, and more at Cactus Music. Complimentary refreshments will be provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Admission No cover charge. Click here for more information.

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6:30 pm
Free

Joyful Walls Art Show at Joybird Houston

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Joybird Houston,
1735 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Joybird Houston, the retailer of customizable mid-century modern furniture, is hosting an opening reception for the exhibition, Joyful Walls. The art show will feature paintings and sculptures by local talents Falon Mihalic and Susannah Mira. Experience this exhibition in their showroom and enjoy a colorful evening of complimentary cocktails, live music, furniture, and more. Admission This

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7:00 pm
$25

Mixers & Elixirs at Houston Museum of Natural Science

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Museum of Natural Science,
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Don’t miss your chance to mingle with the dinosaurs, as the museum opens up for a night of music, dancing, cocktails, food trucks, and fun. Admission Tickets are $25; $15 for museum members. Click here to order tickets or for more information.

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Free

Circo Avenida at Discovery Green

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, August 25, 2017
Avenida Houston,
1001 Avenida de Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Witness acrobats and contortionists perform weekly along the Avenida. Admission This event is free to attend. Click here for more information.

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$30

Super Heroes vs. Villains Pub Crawl in Midtown

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-08-11 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-12 2:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-12 1:00
Midtown,
Midtown
Houston, TX United States
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Put on your cape, grab a drink, and raise money for the Houston Food Bank during this 3-day Pub Crawl in Midtown. Admission Tickets range from $30 to $90. Click here for more information.

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$15

Annie at Purple Box Theater

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, August 12, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 7:00
Purple Box Theater,
1305 West Parkwood
Friendswood, TX 77546 United States
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Annie, the beloved story of a plucky orphan adopted by a wealthy businessman, returns to the stage at the Purple Box Theater. Annie brings all the iconic characters to life, including the lovable Daddy Warbucks, the wicked Miss Hannigan and the adorable orphan herself. Famed for the heart-melting power of its score, including "It's the Hard

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Cool Nights at the Houston Zoo

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Houston Zoo,
200 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Stay late at the Houston Zoo for cooler after-hours admission and check out the special exhibit “Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks” while the kiddos participate in Legolympics. Admission Included with general admission. Click here for more information.

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7:30 pm
$24

Godspell at A.D. Players Theater

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 20, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 7:30
A.D. Players – Mainstage Theater,
2710 W. Alabama
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Witness the most righteous story ever told. In this updated version of his classic musical based on the Gospel of Matthew, Grammy and Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) still retells the story of Jesus and his disciples through a score full of catchy jazz, pop and rock tunes, but he's added modern references

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$14.50

Feelin’ Groovy 3 at The Music Box Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm
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The Music Box Theatre,
2623 Colquitt
Houston , TX 77098 United States
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First, the Music Box's multi-talented five-member ensemble brought you the hit revue Feelin' Groovy, then it returned in 2016 as Feelin' Groovier, and now it's back and funkier than ever as Feelin' Groovy 3: And the Groove Goes On, a whole new set of songs and sketches celebrating yet another summer of love. Rock out to covers of the

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$36

The Last Wife at Main Street Theater

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 13, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 7:30
Main Street Theater – Rice Village,
540 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 7005 United States
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In the sharp drama The Last Wife, Kate Parr is smart, confident and passionate, a rising star in a world of intense competition. But her obligatory marriage to Henry is rife with the threat of violence and lure of deceit; her secret liaisons with Thom, her husband's former brother-in-law, could send her to an early grave;

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$24

Church at the Heritage Society

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm
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Daily until Sunday, August 20, 2017
The Heritage Society,
1100 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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A collaboration between Horse Head Theatre Company and the Heritage Society, this Houston premiere offers both an immersive pre-show experience and a performance of song, dance, and testimony designed to recharge the sense of self. Wrapped in a sermon delivered by eccentric, traveling reverends, it will test expectations of the religious and non-religious types, alike.

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8:00 pm
$20

ComedySportz Houston at CSz Arena

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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CSz Arena,
2201 Preston
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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If you like the TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? then you'll love ComedySportz Houston, a fast-paced comedy show that's suitable for the whole family, now running at the CSz Arena. Two teams battle for laughs and points as they make up scenes, games, and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated

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$26

Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps at The Alley Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 20, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:00
Alley Theatre,
615 Texas St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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See a live performance of the classic film about a man who meets a woman who says she’s a spy gets a comedy send-up as four actors take on more than 150 characters in this show that launched the Alley’s popular Summer Chills series. Admission Tickets range between $26 to $62. Click here for more

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$43

Always…Patsy Cline Musical at Stages Repertory Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, August 20, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that begins at 2017-08-11 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:00
Stages Repertory Theatre — Arena Theatre,
3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 101
Houston, TX 77019 United States
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Based on the true story of legendary country singer Patsy Cline's friendship with her most devoted fan, Louise Seger, Always... Patsy Cline is a heartwarming hit that's been delighting audiences since 1988. Meeting outside of Houston at the Esquire Ballroom, Patsy and Louise first became friends over a pot of strong coffee, forming a bond so strong

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$18.50

Washed Out in Concert at White Oak Music Hall

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
White Oak Music Hall,
2915 N Main Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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See the synth pop band Washed Out perform songs off their new album Mister Mellow at White Oak Music Hall. Admission Tickets start at $18.50. Click here for more information.

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$20

Dead Rock Star Sing-A-Long Club Concert at The Rec Room

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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The Rec Room,
100 Jackson St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Rec Room Arts presents its own twist on the summer musical. Dead Rock Star Sing-A-Long Club is an annual performance  that pays tribute to beloved musicians who have recently passed away. This year's show honors the musical genius of George Michael and Sharon Jones. Audiences can expect an upbeat theatrical concert with some of Houston's best singers. Everyone will receive a songbook

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Free

That Thing You Do Movie Screening at Market Square Park

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
Market Square Park,
301 Milam St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, grab a spot on the lawn and watch The Wonders hit the big time in the '60s inspired movie starring Tom Hanks That Thing You Do at Market Square Park. Admission This event is free to attend. Click here for more information.

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$25

Sweet Charity at EaDo Playhouse

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, August 26, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 05:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:00
EaDo Playhouse,
2619 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Sweet Charity transports you to New York City for an amusing and bittersweet portrayal of dance club hostess Charity Hope Valentine -- a girl who wants to find love so much that she loses sight of who she is. A Neil Simon comedy in every sense of the word, Charity's romantic misadventures aptly capture the gritty

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$25

In a Word at Studio 101

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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and Once on Monday, August 7, 2017
Studio 101,
1824 Spring Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company kicks off its 16th season with a story of memory, perception, and grief. Lauren Yee’s mystery play follows Fiona and Guy, two years after the disappearance of their son, Tristan. Admission Tickets are $25; $15 for students and seniors. Click here for more information.

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$10

Tamarie’s Merry Evening of Mistakes and Regrets at the MATCH

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
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The MATCH – Midtown Arts Theater Center Houston,
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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The incomparable Tamarie Cooper is back, with her weird and wonderful take on human nature in this romp through youthful folly, errors in judgment, crushed dreams, and Judy Garland covers. If you’ve ever made a mistake, had a regret or tripped over yourself, this cabaret is for you. Admission Tickets range from $10 to $75.

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$10

Ice Skate USA Mardi Gras Theme Night at Memorial City

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Memorial City Mall,
303 Memorial City Way
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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Dress up in green, purple, and yellow and have a blast with beads, face masks, and skating at the ice skating rink at Memorial City Mall. There will be a costume contest, a photo booth station, and games in the party room. Admission Skate rental is free with $10 admission. Click here for more information.

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Free

Zenteno Spirit in Concert at D&W Lounge

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm
D & W Lounge,
911 Milby St
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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Catch the local Latin jazz and salsa band, Zenteno Spirit, in concert at D&W Lounge. Admission No cover charge. Click here for more information.

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8:30 pm
$16

The Man in the Locket at Theatre Suburbia

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:30 pm
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and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-11 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-11 8:30
Theatre Suburbia,
4106 Way Out West Dr
Houston, TX 77092 United States
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A fun family tradition at Theatre Suburbia continues with the world premiere of The Man in the Locket, an old-fashioned "Summer Meller Drammer" from local playwright Kris Thompson. You'll find all the favorites from classic works of the past, all tweaked to create an ideal family play -- the dastardly villain, the dashing hero and the

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Free

Ozomatli in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:30 pm
Miller Outdoor Theatre,
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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From classic to modern Latino, urban, hip-hop, and other world styles, Ozomatli hits the stage for a high energy concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission This event is free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Screening at Five Points Town Plaza

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:30 pm
Five Points Plaza,
100 South Broadway
La Porte, TX 77571 United States
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Bring a blanket and grab some popcorn for a screening of the animated movie Kubo and the Two Strings at Five Points Plaza in La Porte. Admission No cover charge. Click here for more information.

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$6

Improv Night with Friends of BARC at Station Theater

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Station Theater,
1230 Houston Ave
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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Laugh it up when this local Improv Team performs to raise funds for Friends of Barc at Station Theater. Admission $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Click here for more information.  

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9:00 pm
$15

DJ Laidback Luke at Stereo Live

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 9:00 pm
Stereo Live,
6400 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77057 United States
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Dance to techno and underground house music as DJ and producer Laidback Luke spins his mixes at Stereo Live nightclub. Admission Tickets are $15. Click here for more information.

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11:55 pm
$10.50

Midnight Madness: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at River Oaks Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 11:55 pm
River Oaks Theatre,
2009 West Gray
Houston, TX 77019 United States
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See the live-action version of the popular animated TV series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, at a special midnight screening at River Oaks Theatre. Admission Tickets start at $10.50. Click here for more information.

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