828 Mercury Drive
Houston, TX 77013
Phone: (713) 673-4200
Fax: (713) 674-6913
This theatre has stadium seating and wide screens for your viewing pleasure, as well as a sophisticated Dolby sound system. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or visit the website.
This might be the oldest of its kind in the East Side of Houston. Located in the Second Ward, The White Swan Live opened its doors in 1948 and has featured some of the best rock and metal bands of the country. Apart from rap and hip hop, all other genres of music is played here.
Over the course of more than two decades, Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker who loved oranges, built The Orange Show one found object at a time. He dreamt it would one day become a major attraction. He died just seven months after opening its doors. Recognizing The Orange Show's importance as one of the finest examples of folk art environments in the U.S., a group of supporters formed the Orange Show Foundation to preserve the monument. They're also responsible for the internationally renowned Art Car Festival. Besides visiting The Orange Show, you can also take one of the Foundations' Eyeopener Tours.
DiverseWorks, sometimes spelled "DiverseWorks," is a non-profit, community-run center of everything art in Houston. Emphasis is on new, ground-breaking visual, performance, and literary art. Events that take place here include live music, cabaret, art receptions, and plays. DivereWorks also sponsors a number of retreats and workshops designed to further enrich their patrons and the community at large. See website for complete calendar of events and info on educational programs.
This venue has two concert halls in one space. One of them is called The Ballroom, which has a capacity of 1500 and the other is The Studio, which can hold 150 people. Both have separate bars and restrooms, stages, sound, and lighting systems. The 1920's come alive in this Warehouse with leather sofas and strategically placed antique pieces. A lot of non-metered street parking is close by.
Opened in 1969, Hofheinz Pavilion was named after Judge Roy Hofheinz, a Houston politician, businessman and philanthropist and an alumnus of Houston University. The 8,500 seater pavilion is a multi-purpose arena on the University of Houston's campus. It is home to the University of Houston Cougars men's and women's basketball teams, as well as the women's volleyball team. Many concerts including performances by Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers, Steve Martin, BB King and many have taken place here.
The state-of-the-art Cullen Performance Hall is located on the University of Houston campus. Since 1948, it has been used for a myriad of events. These include music concerts, opera, modern dance and theatrical performances. Although the building underwent a complete renovation in 1988, it still retains its original charm. The box office opens two hours prior to shows.
When it was completed in 1905, The Corinthian was the tallest and most modern building in the state. Located in a neoclassical building, this beautiful venue still retains its old charm. Host to wide array of events, it's the venue people think of when special events really need to be special. Galas, weddings, business meetings, conferences, conventions – it's all been held here. City of Houston's 158th birthday party, a reception for Vladimir Putin, dinner for Mikhail Gorbachev, lunch for the Duchess of York – to name a few events held at this majestic venue.
The Silver House Theater provides for a creative platform for the emerging artists, helping them brace the audience with their creativity and skill. Though, this theater came to life only about a few years ago, it has only grown along with its artists. The Silver House also hosts several events that welcome local artists, singers, poets and performers to present before a dedicated audience, every slice of performance they indite.
A brew pub, a pop-up restaurant, a culinary school and a rental space. The Kitchen Incubator is all this and more. Located in downtown Houston, this little facility majorly caters to people who need a commercial kitchen to start their business, and also to those who wish to learn cooking. Thus, there are events related to cooking and culinary skills that take place here on a regular basis. Keep a watch on their Facebook page, to known about the schedule of upcoming events.
Located within the premises of the spacious Discovery Green, the Anheuser-Busch Stage serves as an ideal outdoor venue for concerts, conferences, and corporate as well as cultural events. The wooden stage is well-equipped with light and sound facilities and is big enough to hold a large screen for slideshows as well as movies. The space below the stage is a tiled dance floor. Renting the Anheuser-Busch Stage will give you access to the Green Room lounge which consists of showers, two dressing rooms, toilets etc.
The Majestic Metro lives up to its name. Perfect for weddings, galas and dinner parties, it features banquet-style seating, a foyer, balcony, state-of-the art digital sound and light system and even a DJ! The interiors of the Majestic are plush with burgundy curtains and carpets and beautiful red walls. If you have had enough of the elegance, head to the dance floor and shake a leg. All the dancing is sure to leave you thirsty which is where the strategically located bar stations come to your rescue. The venue takes care of the catering with a full food service.