Tea towel painting
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 10
Sparrow and The Nest 802 Ralfallen
Instructor Stephanie Lienhard will conduct the workshop on hand painting tea towels this Sunday. Participants will create two “monster tea towels” and two distressed-dyed hand painted “botanical tea towels.” Workshop includes all materials, snacks, and wine. The cost is $40, and refreshments and small bites will be included.
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday, June 11
The Lift – 365 W. 19th St.
Join The Lift as they once again host beloved author Katherine Center. Her newest novel, How to Walk Away, has become an instant New York Times bestseller. Come to hear her warm, wise, and sometimes humorous words. There will be many copies of How to Walk Away to purchase before and during this event for Katherine Center to sign for you to buy during this special evening. There is no charge for this event.
Library music class
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 13
Heights Public Library 1302 Heights Blvd.
Come make music at The Heights Public Library with your littles, ages 0-5! All classes include singing, dancing, instrument play, rhythm and tonal development all in an age appropriate and fun way! Class is Free!
Texas Music Festival
Saturday, June 9, 16, 23, and 30
Moores Opera House
I-45 at Cullen Blvd.
Coming up is the 29th annual Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival (TMF), internation music residency. Week one, the TMF Orchestra will feature its series, “Cosmic Beginnings,” paired with two other-worldly masterpieces, Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 and Holst: The Planets, Op 32. Week two has a “Heroic Statements” theme, with classical musicians playing Tchaikovsky: “Pathétique” and Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83, with guest piano soloist Timothy Hester. Week three’s program will include, “Dancing the Night Away,” highlighted by Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Capping off the TMF Orchestra Series’ will be “Shostakovich: First and Last” with Grammy Award-winning Maestro Hans Graf leading the all-Shostakovich program that includes guest soloist Nikolay Didenko (bass) in Suite on Verses of Michelangelo Buonarotti, Op. 145a. Admission for single tickets is $25 and students and seniors tickets are $15.
Friday, June 15
6814 Gant Road
Directed & choreographed by Alric Davis opening June 15, 2018 with a champagne reception following the performance. The show continues June 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 @ 8:00 p.m. and July 1 @ 3:00 p.m. Victor/Victoria is a warm, funny look at the nature of love, gender perceptions and the battle of the sexes. The musical, based on Julie Andrews’ 1982 film of the same name, tells the story of Victoria, a struggling soprano in Paris.