Entertainment

I’ve been to hundreds, wait, change that to probably thousands of concerts since my mother took me to my first one some 28 years ago (Nov. 9, 1984 to be exact) when Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five came to the Houston Astrodome for the Victory Tour. OK, you get the point  — lots of shows. But as many as I’ve been to, I’ve never had the opportunity to see Aerosmith, until now.

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Boating opens new world of water for kids with disabilities

“Sailing Angels.”


At first glance, it sounds almost like an oxymoron. The word “sailor” can conjure images of grizzled, profanity-spewing old men, whereas angels are a universal symbol of virtue and purity.


After hearing Dave McCabe talk about his first experience with special needs children, however, the phrase begins to make more sense.

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They’re back! Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) of Aerosmith are coming to Houston on July 30 for the Global Warming Tour at the Toyota Center. Tickets are still available at the Toyota Center box office, online at houstontoyotacenter.com and by phone at (866) 446-8849. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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You like it hard and loud? Well, then this tour is per­fect for you. Big Dog 106 presents Dog Jam with the Metal Hammer Trespass America Tour headlined by Five Finger Death Punch, who puts on one of the best live shows in the business. The tour will play Ford Pavilion on Saturday, July 28, with gates open­ing at 4 p.m.

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Since its Gala Opening Performance with Liberace on Feb. 7, 1980, the Frances Ann Lutcher Theater has hosted the best in world-class entertainment. National touring productions like Riverdance, “Cats,” “Miss Saigon,” “Hairspray,” “The Wizard of Oz,” Blue Man Group and icons like Willie Nelson, B.B.

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