Home Doll house Best bets of the week from October 14 to 20, 2021

Best bets of the week from October 14 to 20, 2021


On this week’s top betting list you’ll find festivals, both virtual and in person. Theater, indoor and outdoor. Lots of tacos and a head start on Halloween. Read on for the full list of the best Houston has to offer over the next seven days.

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The Catastrophic Theater Drama Squad brought the theater to your home last spring.

Photo by Tasha Gorel

If you haven’t caught the Catastrophic theater‘s Theater team, this weekend marks your last chance. Last year, Catastrophic sent artist teams to meet their audiences in their own backyards and alleys. Last month, Catastrophic established a Drama Squad residence in The orange show – always outdoors and at a social distance – which ends on October 17. You can get paid tickets for the last three shows here, or you can don a costume and join Catastrophic on Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m. when the Drama Squad visits the Cullen Sculpture Garden to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for the Catastrophic cabaret and costume contest.

If you’ve ever wondered what happened after Nora slammed the door to her old life in A doll’s house, 4th mural theater company opens its season with “a fast and intelligent suite“to Henrik Ibsen”masterpiece and shock.»Friday, October 15, A doll’s house, part 2 by Lucas Hnath will premiere in Houston, and it’s a play that “works as both a tribute and a retaliation, casting a critical eye on Nora’s choices and trying to combat their consequences.Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and November 1, and at 3 p.m. on Sundays until November 6. Tickets are available here for $ 17 to $ 53.

Click to enlarge Tuba Skinny visits the Miller Outdoor Theater on Friday.  - PHOTO BY SARAH DANZINGER

Tuba Skinny visits the Miller Outdoor Theater on Friday.

Photo by Sarah Danzinger

Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. on “versatile effortlessly“members of skinny snorkel will bring their “of impressive depth” catalog “traditional jazz, blues and ragtime songs” to the Miller Open Air Theater to organise. The group was formed in 2009 under the name “a group of young musicians who immigrated to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and met while playing in the streets”And has since introduced New Orleans to people around the world. Register now here for a free sit-down ticket, or wrap up a blanket or lawn chair and head to the ticketless seats on the Hill. You can also grab this one from home on the Miller Open Air Theater website, Youtube channel, Where Facebook page.

The Houston Fringe Festival returns to a live, in-person format this year for three nights of showcase-style performances. The listing includes live dancing from companies like The pilot dance project and the Dallas-based collective mixtamotus, dance films by Transient Sounds and Movements Collective and performance artist Brittani Broussard, and much more. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16, and at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 17. As of press time, the Saturday night show is sold out, so hurry up and get your tickets for Friday or Sunday before it’s too late. You can take a ticket for $ 15 here.

Click to enlarge Feast on samples of Houston's best tacos at Tacolandia this Saturday.  - PHOTO BY ÉRIC SAUSEDA

Feast on samples of Houston’s best tacos at Tacolandia this Saturday.

Photo by Eric Sauseda

Although some may wonder “what fuels America’s love for tacos“, we say who cares – just give us the tacos. This Saturday, October 16, from 4pm to 7pm, you can find yourself in taco heaven at the annual Houston Press. Tacolandia to Waterworks in Buffalo Bayou. Buy a $ 35 ticket now (prices go up on the day of the event) and enjoy unlimited taco samples at the outdoor festival. Or you can let it go $ 75 on a VIP ticket for perks such as early entry and access to a VIP lounge and toilets, VIP bar drink tickets and exclusive taco samples. Discover the sellers here and a to-do list here. And note: this one is only 21 years old and over.

Don’t rush to get a tin or foil gift to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the East Street Party – in fact, don’t even leave your couch. This year’s edition is once again “Live From Home”, which means that the Eastern Improvement Society and the East Houston Cultural District will present the festival online. On Saturday October 16 at 5 p.m., take part in the free three-hour evening with the headliner Los Nahuatlatos in the same way Nico, Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl, and Auberge de l’Astro. You can watch on the East End Street Fest website and social platforms as well as on Houston Media Source and the public television channels of HTV.

It’s not every day that we have the chance to hear a Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose last book has passed damn almost four years old to The New York Times Best Sellers List, but that’s exactly what we’ll have on Monday, October 18, at 7 p.m., when On paper welcomes Anthony doerr as a member of 2021/2022 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. Doerr will join Maggie Galehouse in conversation and read his new novel, Cuckoo Earth Cloud, “a most silent epic, whispering for 600 years in a voice no louder than that of a librarian.”The $ 30 general admission ticket can be purchased here, and it includes your own copy of Cuckoo Earth Cloud.
They are there …”So get ahead of Halloween this Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 pm during a free screening of Fighting spirit To Market Square Park. The New York Times described the classic 1982 Haunted House movie – directed by Tobe Hooper based on a story by Steven Spielberg – as a “in which the wishes and fears of childhood are manifested,” and “quite a pleasant nightmare, from which you know you can always wake up, and in which, in the end, no one has been permanently damaged.“Make sure you bring lawn chairs or a blanket to the outdoor screening.


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