Flea market, concert, art exhibit among local upcoming events
The following events are scheduled to take place during the upcoming days in the area:
'The Beams Are Creaking'
Watch Douglas Anderson's "The Beams Are Creaking," an inspiring, powerful, true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who defied the Nazis and eventually led an assassination attempt against Adolf Hitler 7:30 p.m. at A.D. Players Mainstage Theatre, 2710 W. Alabama St., Houston. The play will run through June 10, with performances Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $32-$41. For more information, call 713-526-2721 or visit www.adplayers.org.
Discovery Green Flea
Bargain hunters or eco-sensitive collectors are invited to a one-of-a-kind market that features a wide variety of artful kitsch, vintage items, mid-century modern furniture, recycled and repurposed items, and collectibles noon-6 p.m. at Discovery Green Grace Event Lawn, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. Admission is free. Call 713-400-7336.
UHD Presents Thursday Concert Series: Join high-powered ensemble Glen David Andrews Band as it performs everything from traditional jazz to gospel, rock, blues and funk 6:30 p.m. on the Anheuser-Busch Stage at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. Funk, experimental and ghetto-tech band Journey Agents will open the show. This concert series runs Thursdays through June 28. Call 713-226-5519.
Trudy Askew's Exhibit: "Pretense," an art exhibition by Contemporary artist Trudy Askew, will be featured at the Archway Gallery, 2305 Dunlavy St., Houston. The exhibit, which runs through May 31, will depict a "surreal human circus." For more information, call 713-522-2409.
Boots and Bling Western Fling: The second annual Boots and Bling Western Fling, a cowboy-themed night of live music, dinner, cowboy cocktails, raffle prizes and a silent auction, will be held 6-10 p.m. at the Firethorne Visitors Center, 28100 N. Firethorne Road, Katy. Proceeds benefit the De George at Union Station facility for veterans. Open to the public. $75 online or at the door. For more information, visit www.womencontractors.org.
Fundraising Event: Come and be part of Glassell School Benefit and Art Auction 7 p.m.-midnight at Glassell School of Art, 5101 Montrose Blvd., Houston. $500 per individual ticket, tables starting at $5,000. The event will begin with cocktails in the Cullen Sculpture Garden, followed by dinner and an art auction. For more information, call 713-639-7523 or email GlassellBenefit@mfah.org.
Heroic Beethoven: Watch Mercury Baroque as it performs Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony and his Second Symphony, with Antoine Plante as conductor, 8 p.m. at Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave., Houston. $22-$59. Call 713-533-0080.
Music Doing Good: Watch home-grown Houston jazz featuring international pianist and composer Joe Sample, 2011 National Endowment for the Arts jazz master flutist Hubert Laws and special guest vocalist Jewel Brown in an unforgettable night of jazz music 8 p.m. in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center, 800 Bagby St., Houston. $25. For more information, call 713-315-2525 or visit www.thehobbycenter.org.
Mix 96.5 Petapalooza: Come with family and bring along your pets to the pet event of the year 1-4 p.m. at the Jones Lawn of Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. Enjoy an afternoon filled with entertainment, pet demonstrations, accessories and services. Admission is free. Visit http://mix965houston.cbslocal.com.
Artist's Lecture: Internationally known artist Lia Cook will give a lecture titled "Navigating the Maze: Neuroscience and Fiber Connection" 2 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet St. For more information, call 713-639-7300.
Mother's Day Weekend at Bayou Bend: Come and enjoy Mother's Day Weekend featuring music by harpist Sandra Salstrom, light refreshments and sweet treats 1-5 p.m. at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston. Mothers and grandmothers get free admission and a gift. Call 713-639-7750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art and Soul: Come and enjoy a special art sale and auction featuring more than 200 original paintings, drawings and prints, music acts and a tour of a historic Houston congregation 4-7 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St., Houston. For more information, call 713-529-3589 or visit www.felchouston.org.
Music From Stage and Screen: Journey through time as The Houston Symphonic Band presents a compilation of famous theatrical pieces, including music from the "Harry Potter" films, "The Lion King," "Saving Private Ryan," "Captain America" and much more 4 p.m. in the Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St., Suite 300, Houston. For more information, call 713-315-2400.
Creative Collage Workshop: Artists of all levels are invited to learn collage technique from Midtown artist Ann Bell 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Art Square Studios, 2711 Main St., Houston. All supplies will be provided, and participants may bring lunch. Space is limited. For more information, call 281-330-3827 or email email@example.com.
Help for Crohn's and Colitis: Be part of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America's largest fundraising event 5 p.m. at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston. For more information, call 713-572-2232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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