If you like shopping then the Galleria is for you. Located on the West Side, minutes from Montrose, it is an architecturally unique shopping mall set beneath spectacular glass atriums, housing more than 375 fine stores and restaurants, an impressive ice rink and even hotels. You will really get in some world-class shopping here!
Catastrophic Theatre is an ensemble-based theatre company with a fiercely independent spirit that creates and performs new works of all sorts, including original music composed and performed by their orchestra. They bring together trained and untrained artists of all disciplines in collaboration with the Stages Repertory Theatre, Diverseworks Artspace, Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex and the University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance. Five plays, never before performed for Houston audiences were produced in this inaugural season. See their website for details on upcoming productions.
This first alternative art space in Texas was founded in 1948, created to promote public appreciation of the visual arts. Since then they've provided over 750 exhibitions, showcasing the work of nearly 22,000 artists. They're located at 1953 Montrose Blvd. See their website for a calendar of current exhibitions and upcoming events.