Roll by Bistro Catron for dinner, further fueling your mealtime momentum with mussels sautéed in pesto butter and white wine ($9) or fried shrimp with a citrus cocktail sauce ($8). Terrain-based taste buds can take aim on the chicken parmesan with angel hair pasta ($13) or a bountiful brick of lasagna ($11) with both ground Angus beef and Italian sausage, while Ishmaels can reacquaint themselves with the eats of the oceans by noshing on the blackened salmon ($17), laid out on a bed of asparagus and saffron risotto. Specialty dishes include an Italian onion Salisbury steak ($12) flung upon whipped potatoes and haystack onion straws, as well as fried tilapia ($13), served with fries and corn fritters. Bistro Catron also serves up brunch, with offerings such as the usual benedicts ($9) and chicken and waffle buddy-cop duos ($8).
The folks at MixDoctors are more than DJs?they're MD's of the perfect mix, and they're certified to perform pitch-perfect CPR on all parties in need of musical resuscitation. Keeping soirees from flat-lining since 1997, the crew of in-demand D.J. Damon-D prep their missions before playing the first note, coordinating with party and event planners to ensure they bring the right prescription to any affair. After a thorough diagnosis, they'll set up their amps and proceed to defibrillate dances with a massive digital music database that's packed with 1,000s of tracks from all genres, including Top 40, rap, R&B, country, salsa, reggaeton, contemporary Christian, and hits from the '50s through the '90s.
Jump & Joy amps up the action at any kid's party with inflatable bounce houses and slides. Partygoers leap around inside bounce houses printed with popular characters from movies, tv, and Newsweek, and kids can also splash down thrilling slides. All inflatables have been designed with extensive safety features, such as ramps and screen mesh, and they're disinfected after every rental. Staff also creates themed packages that not only include a bounce-house rental, but also a party attendant, sweet treats, music, and decorations.
The intoxicating scent of fresh popcorn; the sweet sensation of a snow cone hitting your tongue; the rush of adrenaline as you spring from the cushy foundation of a bounce house. Kandiland Jumpers supplies all these feelings in the form of party rentals. Snow-cone machines, bounce houses, and popcorn machines are among the whimsical party extras, which the staff will transport to your home and set up before the bash.
Pinot's Palette combines wine and art to create an enjoyable night out with friends or a date. The painting sessions encourage adults' inner artists whether they have any painting experience or not, encouraging light-hearted conversation, fun, and good cheer while painting and sipping BYOB beverages. Each session's painting of the night may feature anything from landscapes and wine-inspired art to known classics such as Van Gogh's Starry Night, and each painter tackles from their own artistic angle under the guidance of an experienced instructor. At the end of the night, painters can take their painting home with them and ring a "Gong of Awesomeness" on their way out to signify a good time.
We Can’t Stop the Beat is a lively concert featuring music from all over the world. The focus, as the name coyly implies, will be on percussion, rhythmic beat, and dancing. The Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston will provide vocals, and special guests will clamber on by to help keep the drums pounding. Musical samplings include pieces by George Gershwin and The Glen Miller Band, contemporary pieces from the musical Hairspray, and more. Revel in the thrum and musical undulations in the beautiful expanse of Jones Hall, a grandly lit building with an acoustically supreme interior and a ceiling of 800 moveable hexagons.