Ten Years of Sounds Like Fun The Houston Symphony is celebrating its first decade of free kids' concerts with 16 free Sounds Like Fun! performances between today and June 25. Each of the concerts, conducted by the Symphony's Stephen Stein, lasts an hour, and in the half-hour before the music kicks in, kids can learn about all the musical instruments that make up a symphony. Today's concert is at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1515 Hillendahl. Other concerts are: June 4 & 5 at 10:30 a.m., Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, 3826 Wheeler Ave.; June 6 at 7:30 p.m., Sugar Creek Baptist Church, 13213 Southwest Frwy., Sugar Land; June 11 at 10:30 a.m., Gentry Junior High School, 1919 E. Archer, Baytown; June 11 at 7:30 p.m., Crespo Elementary School, 7500 Office City Dr.; June 12 at 10:30 a.m., Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena; June 12 at 7:30 p.m., Sylvan Beach Pavilion, 1 Sylvan Beach Dr., La Porte; June 14 at 10:30 a.m., Champion Forest Baptist Church, 12501 Champion Forest; June 14 at 7:30 p.m., Bellaire Civic Center, 7008 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire; June 15 at 10:30 a.m., Miller Outdoor Theatre, Hermann Park; June 18 at 10:30 a.m., Acres Home Multi-Service Center, 6719 W. Montgomery; June 18 at 7:30 p.m., Katy First Baptist Church, 906 Ave. A, Katy; June 25 at 10:30 a.m., Blocker Middle School, 500 14th Ave. North, Texas City; June 25 at 7:30 p.m., Kingwood High School, 2701 Kingwood Dr., Kingwood.
Wiley and the Hairy Man It's hard to say what kids like these days, but given that the title of this popular children's show contains the word "hairy," it's likely to be a hit with your brood. 11 a.m. Presented by Young Audiences of Houston at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 100 Concert Dr., Hermann Park, 520-3290. Free.
The Princess and the Pea This children's theater classic will play on Saturdays through June 15, 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Company OnStage, 536 Westbury Square, 726-1219. $5.
The Tree that Grew Human Written especially for the children of Houston, this audience-participation musical celebrates the cultural traditions of Africa. 11 a.m. Presented by Express Theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 100 Concert Dr., Hermann Park, 520-3290. Free.
The Dream Maker's Daughter Rounding out the Hilltop Children's Theater Festival, this fable will delight and charm children. And if it doesn't, sitting in the heat outside will at least sedate them. 11 a.m. Presented by Express Theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 100 Concert Dr., Hermann Park, 520-3290. Free.
Eddie Whoopi Goldberg, a regular-jane basketball fan, wins the right to coach the Knicks. Naturally, she succeeds by teaching them to play nice. (Yeah, right.)
The Cable Guy As a demented cable-TV installer, Jim Carrey turns to the dark side.
The Rock An Army general gone bad (Ed Harris) seizes Alcatraz and threatens to gas San Francisco. Reborn as an action hero, Nicolas Cage aims to make us forget that he ever played a depressed drunk; as his partner, Sean Connery aims to make us forget Draco the Dragon.
The Frighteners A small-town ghostbuster and his friendly spook sidekicks fight a supernatural serial killer. Michael J. Fox co-stars with a host of computer-generated special effects.
Independence Day The aliens have landed, and the world's armies are toast. Can Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith save our bacon? Great trailer, great opening date -- and great appeal to the rabid right, which, during this administration, should enjoy watching the White House reduced to rubble.
Kieslowski in Memoriam: Experience and Enigma Sick to death of bankable stars, obligatory love interests and large things that go boom? Starting in July, the Museum of Fine Arts offers a European antidote: films by the late, great Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski, best known in the U.S. for his Three Colors trilogy: Red, White and Blue. The series includes The Double Life of Veronique and -- rare! -- all ten parts of The Decalogue.