Crafted for beer lovers in Houston and across the nation, Big Brew, the first destination craft beer festival in Houston, will take place October 20-26, 2014 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. For beer enthusiasts from expert to novice, this incredible festival will feature over 1,000 craft beers and hard-to-find specialty brews. Offerings for the week-long event include VIP experiences, pub crawls, craft beer dinners, food and beer pairings, beer education seminars, intimate meet-and-greet opportunities, a Best in Texas event focused on Texas offerings only and two grand tasting sessions. Enjoy $5 off your ticket to Grand Tasting Session 2 when you purchase tickets online and enter promo code: BrewTX at checkout. Purchase tickets.
Want to make it a weekend in downtown? Take advantage of a special hotel rate at the Hyatt Regency Downtown- only $139/night for Big Brew guests. Book here.
Grammy Award-nominated jazz songstress Cécile McLorin Salvant -- the recent winner of four separate categories in the DownBeat Critics Poll, including Jazz Album of the Year and Female Vocalist -- brings her mesmerizing and soulful show to the stage of the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater. Her debut album, 2013's WomanChild, found a home on a number of publications' end-of-year Best Of lists, including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and NPR. With comparisons having been drawn to such greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan, it's no wonder this incredible young artist has made such a splash. Don't miss this unforgettable performance from the singer described byThe New York Times as "the latest answer to the question of what jazz has to do with you." Concert: November 8. Purchase tickets.
The collision of art, science and culture during the Age of Enlightenment is at the core of this multimedia concert by Canada's Tafelmusik, "one of the world's top baroque orchestras" (Gramophone). To commemorate Galileo's first public demonstration of the telescope, this award-winning period instrument ensemble has put together a program of music by Enlightenment-era composers Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach, Telemann and Handel. Called Tafelmusik's magnum opus by The New York Times, The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres features poetic narration and projected HD images from the Hubble telescope as the ensemble performs these evocative 17th and 18th century pieces from memory. Concert: November 13. Purchase tickets.
Latin jazz star Claudia Acuña took a big leap of faith when she moved from her native Chile to New York in 1995, but her talent quickly landed her a spot on the city's legendary club scene. Appearances at famed nightspots like the Blue Note led to recording and touring gigs with greats like George Benson, Billy Childs, Pablo Ziegler and Arturo O'Farrill. She recorded several solo albums for Verve before moving to Branford Marsalis' label, for her latest disc En Este Momento. Concert: December 6. Purchase tickets.
Classical music superstar Joshua Bell performs with acclaimed pianist Alessio Bax at Jones Hall. The solo performer on John Corigliano's Oscar-winning soundtrack to the film The Red Violin, Bell now returns to Houston for this recital after enchanting audiences worldwide with his breathtaking virtuosity and beautiful tone. Hailed as simply "dazzling" by Gramophone, Bell has played at Carnegie Hall, across Europe and beyond. The winner of multiple Grammy Awards, he's released over 30 recordings and was recently named Music Director for the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Concert: November 5. Purchase tickets.
Mon 4 p.m. - 12 a.m.
- 6 oz. Filet with 2 bacon wrapped shrimp, mashed potatoes, veggies
- 10 oz. Ribeye with fingerling potatoes and veggies
*both include a house salad
Take advantage of Lucky Strike's bottomless bowling every Tuesday from 9 pm-close. $15 per person. Does not include shoe rental. Visit website.