SOME 51 YEARS ago, the Apollo 13 crew splashed down safely back on Earth after their famously harrowing mission to the Moon and back. Space Center Houston is celebrating that anniversary this year later this week with a day packed full of cool "splashdown day" programming. This Saturday, April 17, Space Center Houston will be hosting two livestreamed panel discussions with current NASA experts as well as Apollo-era legends.

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THE JUNG CENTER will hold later this month what will perhaps among the last virtual benefits of the year before local fundraising soon returns to its more analog, in-person roots — hopefully, at least. "The Fine Line Between Humor and Heartbreak: The Power of Storytelling," which will be held on Tuesday, April 20 at 6pm, will feature a revealing conversation with acclaimed writer, director and producer Judd Apatow, whose famous comedy projects have included films like This Is 40, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Trainwreck.

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Texas country artist Hayden Haddock performs at The Rustic Downtown

OPENING A NEW music venue is never easy, but add a pandemic into the mix, and it's damn near impossible. It's no small feat then that Shan Pasha, frontman of local punk outfit Ruiners, managed to open the doors and bay windows — an architectural godsend during a pandemic — of his new music venue and bar, Red Dwarf, in the Midtown space formerly home to Mongoose Vs. Cobra, in August of last year.

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