The beloved TV staple “A Charlie Brown Christmas” has moved from network TV to the Apple TV + streaming service, but you don’t need to subscribe to watch it on certain days
1. “Very happy pops”
Michael Krajewski conducts the Houston Symphony, the Houston Symphony Chorus and guest singers Rodney Ingram and Peter Theurer through a program that includes holiday titles like “Deck the Halls”, “White Christmas”, “The Christmas Song” and selections from sources like “A Christmas from Charlie Brown.”
When: 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. on December 18, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on December 19
When: Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana
Details: $ 29 to $ 149; 713-224-7575, houstonsymphony.org
2. Bruce Davidson
A new exhibition at the Menil Collection makes good use of an incredible anonymous gift: over 300 images taken by legendary photographer Bruce Davidson. Davidson’s reputation was built by immersing himself in a place and reaching a point where his subjects were unsupervised. And those topics were very diverse, including circus performers, miners in Wales, civil rights protesters in Alabama, and all kinds of communities in New York City.
11 am-7pm Wednesday to Sunday until May 29, 2022
Or: Ménil Collection, 1533 Sul Ross
Details: free; sign up for a timed entry to menil.org
3. “Will Henry: New works on paper”
Houston-based artist Will Henry unveils a new exhibit of 10 modest-scale works on paper at Josh Pazda Hiram Butler’s home. Each looks like a painting from a painting and gives a subtle nod to art history with a bit of humor. Henry’s signatures are all there: trompe l’oeil frames, abstraction and landscapes drawn from his imagination.
When: 10 am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday until January 29, 2022
Or: Josh Pazda Hiram Butler, 4520 Blossom
Details: free, appointment required; 713-863-7097, pazdabutler.com
4. ‘Satirical garden ‘and’ Ghosts in common ‘
Ted Lawson begins each of his series with a question, a theory or an equation rooted in emotion. Dare to find answers in her latest exhibition, “Satyrical Garden” at Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, where artist Kysa John’s latest collection of drawings, paintings and installations, “Ghosts in Common,” is also on display throughout. throughout the new year.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays until January 8, 2022
Or: Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, 3465 W. Alabama ste. B
Details: 832-740-4288, nancylittlejohnfineart.com