Do West U

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Retail therapy is well and good but sometimes you need to kick the pampering up a notch. Tre Spa (2516 Sunset Blvd.) is owned by New York trained hairstylist Trey Gillen, who works his magic for top designers at New York City’s Fashion Week. Hair, makeup, caviar facials, acupuncture, massage—take your pick.

Chamber Music Houston (Rice University MS-532, 6100 Main St.) isn’t a secret—it’s been around for 46 years—but it is an intimate concert experience in Alice Pratt Brown Hall.

Hablas español? Gente de Teatro is a seven-member troupe that performs theater for the Hispanic community, mostly in Hamman Hall at Rice University.

Main Street Theater (2540 Times Blvd.) has been a major player on the theatre scene since 1975. Take in a show and marvel at their beautiful renovated theater.  

No matter what pace you take it, the Rice University Running Trail (6100 Main St.) will help you put everything in perspective with its beautiful live oaks. Just don’t trip over the roots.