Galveston's Grand Opera House Is Back, Baby
The 1894 Grand Opera House, socked with eight feet of water by that bastard Ike, is back.
The facility officially reopens tomorrow with a free party featuring tours, sing-alongs and people reading from the best Ike survival stories. Then Jerry Jeff Walker will bring the place back for paying customers with a concert that night.
Cake and punch will also be served. Maureen Patton, executive director of The Grand, tells The Galveston County Daily News that she hopes people "come down to the theater and continue with their own personal healing from the storm."
The event's scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.
-- Richard Connelly
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.
- J.J. Watt Is Damn Near Immortal, Wins Third NFL Defensive Player Of The Year Award
Fri., Feb. 19, 6:00pm
Fri., Feb. 19, 6:30pm
Fri., Feb. 19, 8:00pm
Sat., Feb. 20, 1:00pm
- No, Houston Will Not Make a Lot of Money Hosting the Super Bowl
- Charged With a Crime? You Might Be Paying a Court Fee That Is Basically Un-Enforceable