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Friday 11/29/2019

Lavell Crawford
@The Improv - Houston

Now thru Sunday 12/1/2019


Lavell Crawford gained huge national exposure on NBC's Last Comic Standing, eventually recording his own half-hour stand-up special, Comedy Central Presents: Lavell Crawford. Lavell's stand-out work includes appearances on Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam on Showtime, Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam on HBO, Showtime at the Apollo, Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment, Comic's Unleashed with Byron Allen, Steve Harvey's Big Time, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Motown Live, and BET's Comic View. This weekend Friday 11/29 thru Sunday12/1, 2019 Crawford makes his way to Houston's Improv on the Katy Freeway.

It is obvious the comedian has had and perhaps still struggles with his weight issues. Did you know? Crawford at one time topped the scales at over 550lbs. In 2016 the comedian started to do something about his weight. Crawford lost over 120 pounds after having the gastric sleeve operation.
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Lavell Crawford
The Improv
Marq-E Entertainment Center
7620 Katy Frwy
Houston, TX
Friday 11/29/2019 7:30 PM 7 9:45 PM
Saturday 11/30/2019 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Sunday 12/1/2019 7:30 PM
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A Christmas Carol
@Alley Theatre

Now thru December 29, 2019

Houston’s seasonal favorite returns! A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas is a family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.

Those who have studied Charles Dickens say this about the British novelist, journalist, editor, illustrator and social commentator who wrote such beloved classic novels as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations and of coursed A Christmas Carol.
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Houston Symphony
All-Strauss Thanksgiving
@Jones Hall

Just how great is the Houston Symphony? You’ll find out in this program of lush, full-orchestra showpieces from the greatest symphonic poet of all time. To start, hear two of the most soul-stirring works ever written in Strauss’ poignant musings on life, death and transcendence. Then sparks fly and spirits soar as we feel the racing pulse of history’s most legendary ladies’ man and encounter a loveable trickster who always gets the last laugh. Tickets at 713.224.7575
or www.houstonsymphony.org.
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8pm – 10:30pm
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Pre-Concert Activities: Attend the Prelude pre-concert discussion, held 45 minutes prior to each Classical concert. Prelude is led by our Musical Ambassador Carlos Andrés Botero, and sometimes features guest artists or orchestra members.

Concert Program
STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration
STRAUSS Four Last Songs
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks



K. Michelle
@House of Blues

R&B singer, songwriter, and television personality Kimberly Michelle Pate, better known by the stage name K. Michelle is at Houston's HOB this weekend. It all started for the yhoung diva in 2009 when she signed a deal with Jive Records and released her first R&B-charting single called "Fakin' It" featuring Missy Elliott. After the release of "Fakin' It", she released three other R&B songs – "Fallin'", "I Just Can't Do This", and "How Many Times" – all three songs attained spots on the charts before Michelle left the label. In 2012, Michelle was added to the cast of VH1's reality series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Appearing on the show led her to signing with Atlantic Records and releasing her long-awaited debut album Rebellious Soul on August 13, 2013. The album was a commercial success, debuting at number 2 on the US Billboard 200, and number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
Friday 11/29/2019 7:00 PM
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HOB Houston GreenStreet
1204 Caroline St. Houston, TX

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