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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019
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Daily until Monday, September 2, 2019
Multiple Venues,
Houston, TX United States

Houston Restaurant Weeks returns, bringing another month of charity and prix fixe menus from more than 250 participating restaurants around town. The event is the largest annual fundraiser for America's largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank. Check the lineup for specially priced lunches, brunches, and dinners at hot newcomers and old favorites, including Poitín, International

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$38

Deli Month at Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant

Friday, August 23, 2019
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Daily until Saturday, August 31, 2019
Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant,
2327 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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For the month of August, delis across the country will be offering special three-course, prix fixe menus that not only provide a chance to try a number of outstanding traditional deli dishes, but also raise money for a chosen charity in each community. This year, both locations of Kenny & Ziggy’s will be offering a

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Houston Original’s Debut of Bun B’s “Hot Wang Sandwich” at Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys

Friday, August 23, 2019
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Daily until Saturday, August 24, 2019
Multiple Venues,
Houston, TX United States
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bun b and chef alex padilla

Houston rap legend Bun B has partnered with Antone's Famous Po' Boys and Chef Alex Padilla for the special release of the "Hot Wang Sandwich", featuring breaded and fried chicken breast drizzled with buffalo sauce, served with crispy bacon and blue cheese-ranch dressing on a ciabatta bun. Fifty percent of the proceeds from the "Hot

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9:00 am
$11.10

Houston Museum of Natural Science: Discounted Exhibit Hall Admission

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019
Houston Museum of Natural Science,
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the most visited museums in the nation, with annual attendance reaching over 3.5 million. Through New Year's Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2019, you can buy a voucher good for a $25 adult general admission ticket for $11.10 plus ticketing fee. Click here to order vouchers or

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10:00 am

Be Our Guest WonderWeek at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, August 24, 2019
Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center,
198 Kempner Sreet
Sugar Land, TX 77498 United States
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Celebrate the last weeks of summer in royal style at Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center. Join them for Snowflake Princesses, Knight Shields, a Costume Design Studio, Exploring Earth: Filtered Light and more. Admission Tickets are included with general admission.

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6:15 pm
Free

5th Annual Vox Local Arts Mixer at The Phoenix on Westheimer

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 6:15 pm
The Phoenix on Westheimer,
1915 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Admire artists at work with live art, performances and more during the 5th annual Vox Local Arts Mixer at The Phoenix on Westheimer. Featuring local talent, the mixer allows Houstonians to engage with new and established painters, photographers, poets, dancers, jewelry makers, all under one roof. They’ll also serve barbecue, boiled seafood, and French pastries

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6:30 pm
$32

Shakey Graves & Dr. Dog in Concert at White Oak Music Hall

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm
White Oak Music Hall,
2915 North Main Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
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The Americana singer-songwriter, Shakey Graves co-headlines with the indie rock band, Dr. Dog at White Oak Music Hall. Caroline Rose opens the show. Doors at 6:30pm. Admission Tickets are $32 in advance and $37 at the door. Click here for more information.   This Boosted Calendar Listing was sponsored by the event organizer. These are expanded beyond

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7:00 pm
$20

Death and the Maiden at Spring Street Studios

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 1, 2019,
and Once on Saturday, August 31, 2019,
and Once on Sunday, September 1, 2019
Spring Street Studios,
1824 Spring St
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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Part of the 2019 Houston Equity Festival, Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman examines abuses of power and human rights violations. Paulina Salas, the play’s main character, was a political prisoner, held captive in prison by a man who would play Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14, also known as Death and the Maiden, from

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7 Year Anniversary Party at Lucille’s

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Lucille’s,
5512 La Branch St
Houston , TX 77007 United States
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Lucille's celebrates 7 years with a patio party that includes $7 plates, $7 cocktails, live Prince cover from musician Antonio Eye, and a complimentary champagne toast. Admission No cover. Click here for more information.

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$35

Joe Ely in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck,
2425 Norfolk Street
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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The Texas honky-tonk singer-songwriter and guitarist, Joe Ely performs live at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Admission Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Click here for more information.

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$36

Naughty Embroidery Craft Class at Art Cellar Houston

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Art Cellar Houston,
1460 Eldridge Pkwy, #120
Houston , TX 77077 United States
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Learn how to embroider fun and frisky designs during this BYOB crafting class hosted by Pop Shop America at Art Cellar Houston. Admission Tickets are $36 and include all the supplies needed for class, as well as a few light bites.

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$25

Nelly, TLC, and Flo Rida in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion,
2005 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380 United States
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Throw it back to the days of Nelly, TLC, and Flo Rida when the musicians team up for a live performance at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands. Admission Tickets start at $25, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site.

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7:10 pm
$10

Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:10 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2019-08-23 06:10 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 7:10,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 01:10 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 7:10
Minute Maid Park,
501 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Cheer on the 'Stros as they hit the field to play against the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park. Admission Tickets for general admission range from $10 to over $150, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace.

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7:30 pm
$15.50

Feelin’ Groovy 5 at The Music Box Theater

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:30 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 31, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 07:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 7:30
The Music Box Theater,
2623 Colquitt
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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The musical cabaret team at The Music Box Theater in Upper Kirby present Feelin' Groovy 5, their fifth edition of songs from the '60s and '70s. Admission Tickets start at $31.50, but limited discounted $15.50 tickets are available for select shows. Click here to check for discounted tickets.

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$20

Noble Motion Dance presents Man Overboard! at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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Once on Saturday, August 24, 2019
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts,
800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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NobleMotion Dance opens its 11th season with the performance, Man Overboard! an examination of unintended consequences. The four adventurous dances in the set feature cutting edge collaborations and look at issues from artificial intelligence to the frenzy and chaos of wild storm front to a political satire, and more. Admission Tickets range from $18 to

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$35

Dancing Under the Stars at Sugar Land Town Square

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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Once on Friday, August 23, 2019,
and Once on Friday, September 20, 2019
Sugar Land Town Square,
15958 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479 United States
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Break out your dancing shoes and come out to Plaza for a night of Dancing Under the Stars with Fred Astaire Dance Studio instructors. Admission Free. Click here for more information. This Boosted Calendar Listing was sponsored by Visit Sugar Land. These are expanded beyond our basic listings, featuring event graphics and images and more detailed information.

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$20

Comedian Guy Torry at Houston Improv

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that begins at 2019-08-23 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 7:30,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2019-08-23 07:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 7:30
The Houston Improv,
7620 Katy Freeway #455
Houston, TX 77024 United States
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From The Tonight Show to ESPN, Guy Torry delivers laugh-out-loud fun that traces its roots to comedy legends like Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce. Schedule Thursday, August 22 at 8pm Friday, August 23 at 7:30pm and 9:45pm Saturday, August 24 at 7pm and 9:30pm Admission Tickets range from $20 to $30.

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8:00 pm

Formosa Circus Art at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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Once on Saturday, August 24, 2019
Miller Outdoor Theatre,
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Celebrate Taiwanese history, tradition, and culture in a once-in-a-lifetime musical circus art experience, Formosa Circus Art at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Each unique performance tells a story steeped in Taiwanese history, from their earliest ancestors through today, exploring how such a small country has become such an amazing cultural influence. With dance, acrobatics, martial arts complemented

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$31

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express at the Alley Theatre

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 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 25, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00
The Alley Theatre,
615 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Summer Chills returns to the Alley with, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, the classic mystery that finds Belgian detective Hercule Poirot aboard the famed Orient Express train with a killer in his midst. This enduring mystery is one of the greats of the genre, and this version has been adapted by Ken Ludwig,

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$20

The Doyle & Debbie Show at Stages Repertory Theatre

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, September 8, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-08-23 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00
Stages Repertory Theatre,
3201 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019 United States
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Stages Repertory Theatre stages The Doyle and Debbie Show, written by Bruce Arnston. After failed marriages and tabloid scandals, singer Doyle Mayfield recruits a new singing partner—also his third Debbie—in an attempt to regain his former stardom. But when Debbie’s star starts to rise, the comeback becomes a setback for this has-been legend. Featuring original

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Free

Mix It Up: A Collage Art Show at Insomnia Gallery

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Insomnia Gallery,
708 Telephone Road
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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Check out some local traditional and digital collage artists at the Mix It Up exhibition at Insomnia Gallery. Admission No cover. Click here for more information.

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$25

Yelawolf in Concert at House of Blues

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:00 pm
House of Blues Houston,
1204 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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The Alabama-based rapper, Yelawolf hits the road on his annual Slumfest Devils Pass Bike Tour in support of his fifth studio album, Trunk Muzik III, released in March. Admission Tickets range from $25 to $39.50.

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$12.50

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. presents White Guy on the Bus at MATCH

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:00 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 Saturday, September 7, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-08-23 02:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Monday and Thursday that begins at 2019-08-23 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-08-23 8:00
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston,
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. opens its 2019-2020 season by taking a very human look at race relations in America, where not everything is black and white. Moral boundaries are crossed and motivations of money, justice and revenge lead to unexpected turns in White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham. In this regional premiere, a

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8:30 pm
$25

Shake Russell & Michael Hearne in Concert at Anderson Fair

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:30 pm
Anderson Fair,
2007 Grant Street
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Catch the Texas singer-songwriters in an intimate performance at Anderson Fair in Montrose. Note that the venue does not accept credit cards or have an ATM on the premises. Doors at 7pm. Show at about 8:45pm. Admission Tickets are $25. Click here to purchase tickets online. Cash only at the door (and at the bar).

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9:00 pm

Classic Numbers: Every Friday at Numbers Nightclub

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 9:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, September 6, 2019
Numbers Nightclub,
300 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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Go back to the '80s and hear hits from The Smiths, The Cure, Blondie, and more every Friday night at the always eclectic, Numbers Nightclub in Montrose. Admission Cover charge at the door. Click here for more information.

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9:30 pm
Free

Karaoke Night at Saint Dane’s Bar & Grille

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, August 23, 2019
Saint Dane’s Bar & Grille,
502 Elgin St
Houston , TX 77006 United States

Sing your heart out while enjoying $.50 cent drinks at Karaoke Night at Saint Dane's Bar & Grille. Admission No cover. Click here for more information.

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10:00 pm
$15

Kinda Super Disco: Joeski at The Dive

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 10:00 pm
The Dive,
809 Pierce St.
Houston , TX 77002 United States
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The Brooklyn-based DJ, Joeski performs live for the EDM event, Kinda Super Disco at The Dive. Admission Tickets start at $15. Click here for more information.

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Free

End Of Summer Sixties Dance Party at The Pink Elephant Room

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 10:00 pm
The Pink Elephant Room,
4218 Washington Ave
Houston , TX 77077 United States

Get groovy and dance to '60s Pop, Surf Rock, Psych Rock, and more at the End of Summer Sixties Dance Party at The Pink Elephant. '60s attire is encouraged. Admission Free with RSVP. Click here for more information.

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