Fill up on tasty, Southern-inspired food and joyful singing at Kirk Franklin Presents Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues. For nearly 20 years, Franklin has been one of gospel's brightest stars, earning nine Grammy, 39 Stellar (gospel) and eight NAACP Image Awards. Now, he's teamed with House of Blues to produce this gospel brunch experience. Enjoy the delicious buffet, and then get ready for an uplifting, inspiring good time that'll have you on your feet, clapping, singing and swaying to the sounds of beautiful voices. Next show: September 14th. Purchase tickets.
Houston Chamber Choir kicks off its 19th season with a celebration of the 450th birthday of Hans Leo Hassler, the first composer to bring the polychoral tradition he learned during his travels to Venice back to his native Germany. The evening's program features a sampling of the gorgeous polychoral music of Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli, who created a sensation in late 16th century Venice with their works for antiphonal choirs of singers and instruments, along with works they inspired by Hassler, Schütz and others. The preeminent Canadian sackbut and string ensemble ¡Sacabuche! joins the Houston Chamber Choir for this special concert event. See this talented group perform September 16th at Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral in downtown Houston! Purchase tickets.
The Texas Tenors commemorate September 11 with a concert at Wortham Theatre Center. The show includes an assortment of patriotic songs, along with the Tenor's usual blend of opera, country, pop, Broadway and gospel standards. The trio of JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen first earned fame for their 2009 appearances on America's Got Talent. Since then, they've had a hit PBS special, released a Billboard top-10 album entitled You Should Dream, and made hundreds of concert appearances on every continent in the world. Purchase tickets.
Though he was strictly a "panpipes and lyres" kind of guy, Plato was spot on about music: "Music," he said, "gives ... wings to the mind, flight to the imagination." Ars Lyrica Houston, the acclaimed ensemble dedicated to music of the 17th and 18th centuries, explores the connection between flights of notes and aerial acrobatics in its latest concert, Flying High. French and Italian baroque chamber works animate this season opener, including G. F. Handel's evocativeTra le fiamme featuring French-Italian soprano Céline Ricci and viola da gambist Mary Springfels. Escape gravity's pull -- in your imagination at least -- during this airy musical meditation at Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on September 7th. Purchase tickets.
Jamie is a budding novelist who has everything planned out, with happiness and success at the tip of his fingers. Cathy is an aspiring actress who cannot catch a break. The couple seems to fit together perfectly, like an interpersonal jigsaw puzzle. Jamie has found his “Shiksa Goddess” and Cathy is finally “A Part of That.” But are they prepared for the inevitable ups and downs that come with marriage? Showing at The Kaleidoscope from September 5th-September 13th. 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
Receive 20% off your meal at Batanga Tapas + Drinks when you present your Astros or Dynamo game tickets. Discount only valid on day of game. Parties of 6 or less. Excludes alcohol.
Hotel ICON invites you to "Discover Downtown" with exclusive, added-value components that make the most of your Friday or Saturday night stay by showcasing top entertainment, dining and retail offerings at GreenStreet, located just a short walk from the hotel’s front door and steps from Discovery Green park. With the Discover Downtown package, you'll not only enjoy luxurious overnight accommodations and breakfast for two at Hotel ICON's LINE & LARIAT restaurant, but also insider perks at GreenStreet including a $25 Spare Bucks gift card to use towards bowling and shoe rental at Lucky Strike, VIP access to the House of Blues Foundation Room and free dessert with a purchase at the Crossroads at House of Blues restaurant. Book your stay.
Four Seasons Hotel Houston invites you to celebrate an exciting art event with a package designed especially for art-lovers. For the first time, the renowned collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts from the stunning Houghton Hall estate in England will travel to the US. Houghton Hall houses one of the most extensive art collections in Britain, including Old Master paintings, portraits by famed 18th- and 19th-century artists, and pieces of legendary furniture that chronicle three centuries of art, history and politics. Book this offer to enjoy a luxurious overnight stay at Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston, along with tickets to the exhibition, afternoon tea, and more. Book your stay.