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JANUARY 24-28

JANUARY 26

NRG Center

Shakira

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Houston Auto Show

Toyota Center

Get into high gear with over 700,000 square feet of the hottest vehicles from the world’s top automakers. For over three decades, this Texas showcase has brought the automotive world to town, allowing consumers to see, touch, drive, and experience the industry’s latest and greatest offerings. Visitors can explore the Aftermarket Exhibit area, plus learn what’s new in innovation at the Energy Pavilion.

The multiple Grammy-winning superstar is on her El Dorado World Tour to commemorate her recent album of the same name, which includes hits like “La Bicicleta” and “Deja Vu.” For the Colombian firecracker, this marks her sixth number-one album on the charts. Her earlier hits include “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Waka-Waka (This Time For Africa),” the theme song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

FEBRUARY 8

FEBRUARY 10

FEBRUARY 14

FEBRUARY 16

Silver Street Studios

Stude Concert Hall at Rice University

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Arena Theatre

The premium tasting event highlights up to 50 brown spirits with delicious chef pairings, couture cocktails, and live music.

The evening’s performance features opera arias and duets by the great baroque composer, and Pergolesi’s stirring hymn to the Virgin Mary.

The Texas fiddling trio’s spent the last decade touring, recording albums, and playing with some of the biggest names in country.

The Latin pop star’s album El carpintero  achieved quadruple platinum sales in his native Colombia back in 2001.

FEBRUARY 9

FEBRUARY 10

FEBRUARY 14

FEBRUARY 16

Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands)

Bayou City Event Center

His country classics have populated the charts for years, including “Seminole Wind,” “Swingin’,” and “Wild and Blue.”

Nothing is more Texas than a hot bowl of red! The annual event by the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary raises money for their student scholarship fund.

The Texas Monthly Whiskey Affair

John Anderson

FEBRUARY 9

Nufonia Must Fall, SPA* Jones Hall

Montreal scratch DJ and producer Kid Koala, under the direction of K.K. Barrett, presents a magical, multi-disciplinary, and theatrical adaptation of his graphic novel. FEBRUARY 10

Legendary Love, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra The Church of St. John the Divine

The classical piece by Dan Visconti honors Christian Kidd of The Hates. Dvorák’s Legends  pairs with Wood Notes by William Grant Still, who was heavily influenced by Dvorák. FEBRUARY 10

The Illusionists Present: Adam Trent, SPA Jones Hall

The internationally-recognized magician fuses magic, comedy, and music to create a one-ofa-kind immersive entertainment extravaganza. *Editor’s Choice 48

H O U S TO N H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

Handel & Pergolesi, Mercury Houston The Quebe Sisters

HBAA Chili and Pie Cook-Off

FEBRUARY 10 - MARCH 22

Sing4Life 2018, Houston Boychoir Grace Presbyterian Church

The Preparatory Choir, the Chamber Choir, and the Olde Boys and guest choirs from neighboring public schools perform the best in children’s choral music. FEBRUARY 11

MattyB, The Haschak Sisters Warehouse Live

The young pop singer/rapper quickly became a web superstar with more than 5 billion video views and over 27 million followers. FEBRUARY 12

Grace Vanderwaal Warehouse Live

Her America’s Got Talent audition, featuring the song “I Don’t Know My Name,” went viral and is approaching 200 million views, with fans such as Stevie Nicks.

Champagne & Chocolat Scholarship Gala River Oaks Country Club

Moulin Rouge-themed affair featuring a champagne reception, dinner, CanCan entertainment and more benefitting the Gaston LeNotre Scholarship. FEBRUARY 14-16

Ann

Stages Repertory Theatre

Written by Emmy-winner Holland Taylor, it’s a no-holds-barred look at the life and trailblazing career of Texas Governor Ann Richards.

Andres Cepeda

Esther & Jonah, ARS Lyrica Houston Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Produced with Bach Society Houston, the program creatively comprises two dramas from opposite ends of the 18th century. FEBRUARY 16

Busty and the Bass White Oak Music Hall (Upstairs)

The Montreal ensemble synthesizes a swirling mix of funk, soul, rock, hip-hop, pop, and gospel in a layered, polished, and unified spirit. FEBRUARY 16, 18, & 22

FEBRUARY 15

Willie Watson

Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball), Opera in the Heights

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Lambert Hall

He’s a folksinger in the classic sense: a singer, storyteller, and traveller, with a catalog of songs bridging both past and present.

Verdi's most sophisticated masterwork is also among his darkest and most politicallycharged.

FEBRUARY 15, 17-18

FEBRUARY 17

Andrés Conducts Dvorák 7, Houston Symphony Jones Hall

Experience Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the orchestra’s gripping account of the dramatic classic. Plus, enjoy Dvorák’s spooky retelling of the Czech legend of the Noon Witch.

Terri Hendrix McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

The talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and fiercely independent artist is a blast of fresh air, mixing country, blues, jazz, and pop.

Houston Hotel Magazine Winter + Holiday 2018  
Houston Hotel Magazine Winter + Holiday 2018