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October 5th-7th, 2018
Houston Symphony Pops
The Music of ABBA
@Jones Hall for the Performing Arts
We all seem to be fascinated by the rock group ABBA. Estimates of ABBA's total record sales vary between about 200–500 million albums and singles worldwide, making them the best-selling music artists of all time. They're the best-selling band from continental Europe, and also from outside the English-speaking world.
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Mercury does it first season performance at the Wortham this weekend with Brahms an Mendelssohon Brahms’ bold Third Symphony, a work of deep reflection, showcases the composer at his pinnacle while Mendelssohn’s Third, a contemplation of the landscapes of Scotland, is a work without compare – sparkling, dreamy, and lyrical.
This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Endowment and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance
Saturday October 6 | SAT 8 PM
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Redemption of a Dogg
October 5th-7th, 2018
The musical, was written by Houstonian, Je’Caryous Johnson and also co-stars R&B diva Tamar Braxton.
Johnson recently told The Hype Magazine.com, “I get to work with hip-hop legend Snoop. The thought alone leaves me speechless,” said Johnson. “I am honored and humbled to be able to partner with him and make history with Redemption of a Dogg. As a fan, ‘it’s exciting and a dream come true’ and as a partnership ‘this is revolutionary.’ The culture of American theatre is about to be redefined.” With Snoop adding, “Please believe you’ve never seen urban theatre like this! With my flavor and his expertise, we’re gonna bring the people an unmissable show. I can’t wait for everyone out there to see it!”
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Texas Renaissance Festival
Now thru November 25, 2018
It's that time of year, The Texas Renaissance Festival is doing its annual Fall thing. The festival will be doing themed weekends throughout its run.
The Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) started in 1974 at an old strip-mining site. The festival owners say it's "the nation’s largest Renaissance theme park." The festival sits on 55 acres of land in Todd Mission, Texas and has over 200 acres of camping facilities. The festival is regularly attended by thousands annually.
The festival reported last year the festival had over half a million attendees, General Manager Terre Albert is excited this year's crowds will be even larger.
“We really strive to bring new offerings to the festival,” Albert said. “We want to make sure our returning patrons have a reason to keep coming back and also show our new guests why they should keep coming to the festival.” told the Community Impact.com.
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TRF features nearly 500 costumed actors who perform on 25 stages. Its 350 on-site shops include: international food purveyors; unique artisans; merchants and craft vendors; human-powered rides; an abundance of performers walking among the guests; and the Queen's Royal Finale (fireworks if weather permits) at dusk.
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