Weather Closings - UPDATE

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

UPDATE: Thursday, Feb 3, 11:45 a.m.

Due to the expected inclement weather, the Houston Museum of Natural Science will be closing early today, Thursday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. However, the Museum will be open tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Museum will be returning to its standard hours of operation beginning Saturday. For updated information regarding Museum operating hours, visit the Museum's web site at www.hmns.org.

Today we received word from the Katy Visual & Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) that tonight's rehearsal (and Press Night) of Encore Players' 2011 production of The Diary of Anne Frank have been CANCELLED due to the bad weather expected.

Due to inclement weather, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake is POSTPONING the "Small Works by Great Minds" auction that was scheduled for tonight.

Arts organizations in the Museum District and Theater District are keeping an eye on the weather reports which predict some harsh conditions through the weekend. So far no one has decided to close, but everyone we spoke to was quick to say, "at least not yet."

If you're unsure whether your plans for the evening may have changed, our advice is to call the venue if you have tickets for this weekend.

Hopefully the Houston Symphony's concert "Gil Shaham Plus Beethoven 7" on Thursday at Jones Hall won't be affected. The last time Shaham (seen in the photo at right) was in town was the day Hurricane Ike hit.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.