October 5-21, 2017. Ten years after one of the last plays was performed in this unnamed country, ruled by a charming but frightening autocrat, its creators reveal disturbing secrets about what their lives have become, finding themselves increasingly complicit and morally compromised in surprising and ominous ways. How artists resist, hide from, yet sometimes abet brutal state power.
October 8, 2017, 5-7pm at Guava Lamp. Every month event taking camp to a whole new level - the 2nd Sunday Sing-A-Long Show Tunes with Ben Childress and the Bayou City Performing Arts. 100% of proceeds from Jell-O shot sales go to the Bayou City Performing Arts/ Gay Men's Chorus Houston/ Bayou City Women's Chorus. FREE ADMISSION | 21+ | FREE on-site parking.
November 17 - December 30, 2017, 7:30pm (also 2:30pm Sat/Sun) at The Alley. Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.
April 6-8, 2018 at Diamond T Arena, Denton, TX. A three-day weekend IGRA Sanctioned Rodeo at an indoor climate controlled arena. Full rodeo events, vendor stalls, music and entertainment, food and drinks.
April 6-29, 2018, Hubbard Theatre. The scandalous romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton which brought condemnation from the Vatican and Congress, and opened the age of paparazzi and tabloid celebrity; the names Burton and Taylor now firmly associated with the greatest sex scandal in ancient history. Bob Balaban directs this new play by author Lawrence Wright.
June 17-24, 2018 (TBC), annual events. Lots of food, music & festivities. Past year Saturday Pride Parade from Milam St and Walker, then down Walker to Smith St - left turn down Smith to Pease St. Festival from noon to 7pm around City Hall, Herman Square and Tranquility Park. Celebration with over 425,000 people.
February 15-18, 2018. Each year after Fat Tuesday, "Let Us Entertain You" began as thanks to New Orleans post-Mardi Gras. Once Levi/leather BDSM, now welcomes all. Events: LUEY Run, TFL Hat Contest, Bar Hop, "Show of Shows," "Unofficial After Party," meals & more. Mardi Gras in 2018: Tuesday, February 13th.
July 26-30, 2018 (TBC), at MFA, Houston, Rice Cinema, and HMAAC. Annual film festival presenting programs by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. See updates on their website:
Early August, 2018 (TBC), past year at The Ballroom at Warehouse Live, 813 Saint Emanuel St. Annual festival now features influences from Rock, Funk, Salsa, Jazz, international music, funky flare and fun in Downtown Houston. See website for updates for 2018 event.