Top Five Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: 2013 French Cultures Festival, Kerouac Fest 2013, The Rite of Spring and More
On Friday the 2013 French Cultures Festival, the sixth annual celebration of all things French across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas kicks off with a free outdoor concert downtown. The French indie group LYS will share the stage with local band The Tontons and the swamp-pop, Cajun band The Revelers. LYS is stopping in Houston before heading to Austin for South by Southwest. Besides the concert, a number of other events are scheduled for the 17-day festival, including film screenings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, lectures, French cooking classes and more.
Enjoy the kick off concert 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney. Other events continue through March 21 at various locations. For information, visit the festival's website or call 713-985-3273. Free.More »