Throw your plans out the window. We scoured the state in search of the top events and offerings, from the induction of the hip-hop duo Underground Kingz to the Museum of the Gulf Coast Hall of Fame to a performance by the esteemed composer Phillip Glass. Here’s our super select guide to the things you absolutely can’t afford to miss.
[December 1–December 8]
Notes From Underground
Soon the youth of Port Arthur will grow up learning the story of Bun B and Pimp C, otherwise known as UGK, or Underground Kingz. The Grammy-nominated hip-hop duo, which brought the slang terms “trill” and “purple drank” to the popular lexicon, helped catapult the Texas rap scene to national prominence when it was featured on Three 6 Mafia’s single “Sippin’ on Some Syrup.” The group suffered a major blow in 2007 when Pimp C (Chad Butler) died from sleep apnea. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary