5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK­END

Houston Chronicle - - STAR - STAFF RE­PORTS

Quick, you have to choose: Buy a boat or hear Don Hen­ley in con­cert? Well, you don’t have to only choose one, but these items can fill up your week­end if you do it the right way.

If you hate wa­ter or ra­diofriendly rock, try some art, the­ater or a tribute to a fallen pop star.

The Fade to Black Play Fes­ti­val

This play fes­ti­val has a fo­cus, and a pur­pose: to high­light the fresh work of black play­wrights. When: 8 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day Where: MATCH, 3400 Main Tick­ets: $15; matc­hous­ton.org

Hous­ton Boat, Sport & Travel Su­per Show

You wanna buy a boat? This show can get you to that goal as it spot­lights over 1,000 boats and RVs, plus out­door gear for fish­ing, sport and travel. When: 1-9 p.m. Satur­day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun­day Where: One NRG Park Tick­ets: $5-$12; hous­ton­boat­shows. com

‘Two Cen­turies of Amer­i­can Still-Life Paint­ing’

Hous­ton art col­lec­tors Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs own dozens of stil­l­life paint­ings by stars of the genre that date from the early 19th cen­tury to the present. They’re shar­ing 60 master­pieces with the pub­lic in this ex­hibit open­ing Satur­day When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Satur­day, 12:157 p.m. Sun­day Where: Mu­seum of Fine Arts, Hous­ton, 5601 Main Tick­ets: $7.50-$15; 713-639-7300, mfah.org.

Ge­orge Michael Tribute

Still griev­ing the death of Ge­orge Michael? This show by the Xanadudes will fea­ture songs from the late pop star. When: 8 p.m. Satur­day Where: Con­ti­nen­tal Club, 3700 Main Tick­ets: $10; 713-533-9525, con­ti­nen­tal­club.com

Don Hen­ley

Ex­pect a heavy sam­pling of his lat­est songs, but the for­mer Ea­gle is sure to sing tunes from his other four solo al­bums as well as some selections from the days in his old band. When: 7:30 p.m. Sun­day Where: Smart Fi­nan­cial Cen­tre, 18111 Lex­ing­ton, Sugar Land Tick­ets: $79.50-$149.50; 281-2076278, smart­fi­nan­cial­cen­tre.com

James Nielsen / Hous­ton Chron­i­cle

The Hous­ton Boat, Sport & Travel Su­per Show fea­tures a va­ri­ety of boats and out­door gear de­signed to keep the an­glers in the fam­ily high and dry.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.