Friday January 11th, 2018
Cirque du Soleil-Luzia
@Sam Houston Race Park
January 10, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Luzia is a Cirque du Soleil show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture. The name Luzia fuses the sound of luz (light in Spanish) and lluvia (rain), two elements at the core of the show’s creation.
Luzia has a cast of 44 artists from 15 countries and is Cirque du Soleil’s 38th production since 1984, and its 17th show presented under the Big Top. Its creative team comprises 16 creators under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberté (Guide) and Jean-François Bouchard (Creative Guide).
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Sport & Travel show
Now through January 13th, 2019
We think we usually get firmly into 2019 around or after the MLK holiday.
The deal is we made it to 2019 everybody.
This event also tells us we're into the New Year. Houston's International Boat, Sport & Travel show moving into 50 years of presenting this exhibition.
It was a few years ago the promotional talk of the exhibition was attendees were greeted by live sharks.
This year we suspect the popular attractions will be at the kids zone.
Children of all ages are invited on weekends to help build an 8-foot wooden dinghy-style boat, help rebuild a 1955 Evinrude 5½ hp classic outboard motor and/or paint in color on our white enamel 8’ pram. The Southwest Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society will conduct supervised boat-building sessions on both Saturdays, Jan. 6th and Jan. 13th and both Sundays, Jan. 7th and Jan. 14th from Noon – 5:00 pm. This event is open free of charge to all children who wish to participate. The boat is an 8-foot pram-style dinghy. All the wood pieces will have already been cut. Assembly is by clamps, glue and screws driven by battery-powered drills. During the show each participating child will be issued a ticket to hold and we will conduct a drawing at the end of the last session to select the winner who gets to keep the finished boat!
Children can also help rebuild a 1955 Evinrude 5½ hp classic outboard motor! This will be a real nuts and bolts, hands-on experience on how all the individual parts fit together to make up a real operating engine. Or they can even express their creativity by painting a 3”x 4” square on a white enamel painted pram and sign their name to their masterpiece.
Sport & Travel show
Friday, January 4 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 5 – 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 6 – 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday, January 7 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday, January 8 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, January 9 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, January 10 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, January 11 – 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 12 – 11:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 13 – 11:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
Now throughJanuary 16, 2019
The creators of Shen Yun have been saying for years the government of China has to put it mildly frowned on their continuing to present these performances. But this annual dance spectacle is worth an outing to see. Its this weekend (December 28, 2018) at Jones Hall downtown Houston.
Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture.
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