17550 NW Freeway
Houston, TX 77065
Phone: (713) 856-5005
Fax: (713) 856-2221
The Moores Opera House is the centerpiece of Moores School of Music at the University of Houston. Under the department of the Moores Opera Center, the opera house is regarded as one of the finest in the country. It can seat up to 800 at full capacity and is truly a work of breathtaking art. What makes it a national treasure are the awe-inspiring plays and talented productions which regularly grace the Moores Center. Developing and encouraging the growth of artistic theater and opera, the School of Music also rents their Opera house for productions, plays and events.
It's concerts all the way at The Showgrounds. Renowned musicians from all over the world continue to grace the stage of this immensely popular entertainment venue. With leading restaurants, food joints and hotels located at a hands length from here, The Showgrounds is a convenient venue. What's most fascinating about this place, is its outdoor venue and its location within the verdant Sam Houston Race Park. Check out for upcoming concerts by some of the biggest names in the music industry.
'Grand Chapiteau At Sam Houston Race Park' is one of the best venues in town to enjoy live performances. This place is filled with fans and the atmosphere here is full of energy and excitement. This place, which can accommodate over 2,600 people, hosts a number of events every month, so keep yourself updated and don't forget to book your tickets in time.
Located on the Northwest side of Houston, this new Cineplex offers comfortable stadium seating and a state of the art sound system. New releases are usually on more than one screen, which helps customers avoid those irritating sell-outs (at least some of the time). Join their Movie Watcher Club to gain free popcorn and free admissions to movies. The snack bar is also packed with lots of other edible goodies that are certain to please.
Baseball USA "The Yard" is a place which trains young people for the game and also works towards the betterment of the underprivileged. It conducts various camps and outings to encourage sports amongst the youth. It is a non-profit organization that strives for the physical and mental development of the youth in the society. For more details, please see the website.
The name of this theater does not refer to its date, but its location along FM 1960. Operating as a non-profit community theater since 1975, it caters to the North Houston crowd and offers visitors a chance to enjoy mystery plays and both old and new comedy shows. Performances include works that will interest audience members of all ages like "Robin Hood," "Night Watch" and "1000 Clowns." Ticket prices vary with the show. Call for further information.
These days, amenities are of utmost importance in the 'battle of the movie multiplexes.' And of course, this theater offers giant screens and cushy, stadium-style seating. The newest Hollywood releases roll across the screens as bucket after bucket of popcorn is consumed. There is no need to carpool, because they have a huge parking lot, but you will need to bring some cash along.
Houston's improvisational comedy troupe chose its name because of the fun, aggressive and competitive format. Comedians split up into two teams and act out scenes according to suggestions from the audience. The audience awards points to each team according to their performance. The troupe also books corporate and private events. It is a great way for anyone to unwind after a hard week. A non-alcoholic beverage bar is available.
This popular theater, located across from Town and Country Mall, has been offering pleasing productions to audiences for several years. Each season the theater company performs a range of plays on the main stage or in the 'black box'. Many of the plays will be familiar to audiences and all are worth the price of admission. The theater also offers acting classes for children and adults. These are fun and perfect for those aspiring to walk the stage, but they are also excellent for anyone who would like a creative way to overcome shyness. Ticket prices vary by show. Call for scheduling and ticketing information.
300 Bowling Alley is a fun bowling alley that also serves food and cocktails. As you try to get a perfect game sip on a Cuervo Tea with tequila, Pineapple Mojito or create your own margarita with the different flavors and types of tequilas. If you get hungry try the Fried Artichoke Hearts, Margarita Flatbread or 300 Steak Burger. After 10pm no one can enter who is under 21 years-old unless accompanied by a parent.
To see a nationally-recognized comic in a recently remodeled Vegas-style showroom, check out this Willowbrook nightclub. Your sides will be aching by the time the evening is over. If you typically avoid nightclubs because of an aversion to cigarette smoke, make a reservation for the 8p Friday show. It is a non-smoking event. A full-service bar and menu are available. Nibble on finger foods like chicken strips, chips and queso and popcorn while you enjoy the show. There is even a vegetable platter for the health conscious. This place opens on Thursday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm.
Offering the best quality and service in basketball, tennis, overall fitness, and family entertainment, the Westside Tennis Center is a premier tennis club, and has held events such as the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. The center has dozens of tennis courts, a pool, a running track, a great basketball court, and offers yoga, spinning and aerobics classes. There's also a dining area for those of you who'd like to restore their energy levels after working out here.