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The King and I at the Hobby is Rich and Intoxicating

2 years ago by D. L. Groover
The musical works by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II – Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, The Sound of Music – and this beauty, The King and I – are pinnacles of utmost theatrical professionalism. Every subsequent musical has to be judged by what's gone before, and history is buried deep...
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Not Having $150 "No. 1 Reason" Nearly 300 Have Failed Marijuana Diversion Program

2 years ago by Meagan Flynn
The pro-marijuana community — and criminal-justice reform advocates — whooped and raved when Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg dropped the bombshell announcement that her administration would stop prosecuting misdemeanor marijuana cases. Instead, all suspected pot smokers (and possessors) would have to do is stay out of trouble for three...
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Kim Ogg Is Now the Harris County DA. Meet Her Top Brass.

2 years ago by Meagan Flynn
Succeeding Devon Anderson, Kim Ogg was sworn in as the Harris County district attorney Monday morning in a packed auditorium at South Texas College of Law - Houston, Ogg's alma mater. After taking the oath of office, Ogg laid out her vision for the district attorney's office and her prosecutors,...
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Rick Johnson, Who Brightened Lives of Thousands Outside Courthouse, Dies at 59 [UPDATED]

2 years ago by Meagan Flynn
Rick Johnson, who, over more than a decade, had brought joy to thousands while selling candy and umbrellas outside the courthouse, died this morning. Lawyers who grew to love Rick after years of his hugs, Christmas cards and warm, loud greetings every morning as they headed to court shared the...
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Rick Johnson Sold Lawyers M&Ms for a Decade. Now They Want to Save His Life.

2 years ago by Meagan Flynn
Every day for ten years, Rick Johnson set up shop on the courthouse steps. He was usually there by dawn, selling M&Ms and umbrellas, water and gum. He sang “Don’t worry, be happy” and yelled “I love you!” to passers-by. He hugged some of them — the courthouse regulars —...
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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Sign Painting and Houston Strong

2 years ago by Houston Press
Check out the Houston Press calendar for even more things to do.
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This Week in Houston Food Events: Sip Pappy at Eight Row Flint

2 years ago by Brooke Viggiano
Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Through Saturday Festival of Lights Celebration at La Table Celebrate with Hanukkah specials at La Table, 1800 Post Oak, including classics like housemade challah, matzo ball soup, braised short rib, latkes and chocolate choux. Kosher meals are available with 24 hour...
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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week (Scary and Wonderful)

2 years ago by Houston Press
Tuesday, October 18 Get “scared to death” at the National Museum of Funeral History. The largest museum of its type is celebrating Halloween with its 5th Annual Haunted House — a PG-13 collection of spooky and macabre vignettes that incite goose bumps in every trick-or-treater. Genevieve Keeney, president of the...
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The 2016 Houston Press Arts Guide: Theater Events

3 years ago by Houston Press
There's a lot of offerings this year in Houston theater. Here's some of the best.  Ongoing through September 18 Shear Madness Stages Repertory Theatre 713-527-0123 | stagestheatre.com Ongoing through September 18 The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On Stages Repertory Theatre 713-527-0123 | stagestheatre.com Ongoing through September 10 Dead Rockstar Sing-A-Long Club...
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Upcoming: Dwight Yoakam, Futurebirds, Gucci Mane, Lil Uzi Vert, STRFKR, Z-Ro, etc.

3 years ago by Tex Kerschen
Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows. AJJ: With Diners, Chris Farren., Sat., October 22, 7 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston. Andrew James: With James Caronna., Wed., August 31, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111. Aurora: Modern Illusions:...

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