Here's 5 Ways Houston Is Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 In Space City

Holly Haber | July 3, 2019 | Lifestyle

Houston is having a heyday with festivities for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing July 20. Here’s our guide to the coolest things to do in Space City.

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Roni Horn’s “The Dog’s Chorus. Let Slip to the Ends of the Earth,” (2016, watercolor, pen and ink) at the Menil Drawing Institute

Art + Architecture

The Menil Drawing Institute is worth experiencing for its elegant Johnston Marklee architecture alone, not to mention an exhibit of distinctive Roni Horn works that combine drawing and cutting. 1412 W. Main St., menil.org

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The Wishbone chair, which is carried at Kuhl-Linscomb, was designed by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1949

Shopper’s Mecca

Spanning 100,000 square feet across several buildings, Kuhl-Linscomb is an eclectic emporium famed for its enchanting assortment of home- and lifestylewares. 2418 W. Alabama St., kuhl-linscomb.com

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A sampling of glassware from Kuhl-Linscomb

Foodie Hall

Seven notable area chefs, including Uchi sushi veterans Daniel Lee and Patrick Pham, dish out gourmet fare at counter-service speed at Bravery Chef Hall, which also houses a wine bar, a craft cocktail bar and a courtyard patio bar. 409 Travis St.,
Ste. A, braverychefhall.com

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Helmut Newton’s “Sie Kommen-Dressed” (1991, gelatin silver print), at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Lensmasters

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography examines the largely commercial field as art through more than 200 photographs curated by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from local, national and international collections. 1001 Bissonnet St., mfah.org

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The Cedar Maple Smoked Old-Fashioned with smoked maple syrup, aromatic and orange bitters from Yauatcha

Ultimate Dumplings

Situated under the same roof as fashion-forward boutique The Webster, this Yauatcha is the only stateside outpost of the Michelin-starred London temple of dim sum. 5045 Westheimer Road, yauatcha.com



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Photography by: “The Dog’s Chorus. Let Slip to the ends of the earth” by Roni horn photo Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. © Roni Horn; chair and tabletop photos courtesy of kuhl-linscomb;
“Sie Kommen-Dressed” by Helmut Newton photo © Helmut Newton and Alice Springs; cocktail photo courtesy of yauatcha