Historic Humble Concert Venue

The Charles Bender Performing Arts Center (formerly Charles Bender High School) was renovated in 2014 to serve as a venue in downtown Humble.  The building, originally built in 1929, after renovations has become home to monthly concert series that are a fun evening out for the whole family.

In the Media

The Observer

Every day for the past year, retiring city of Humble Mayor Donnie McMannes would don a hard hat and check on the progress of the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center…

 

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Houston Public Media

Humble’s Mayor Donnie McMannes beams with pride when he gives a tour of the new Charles Bender Performing Arts Center.

Maybe it’s because he’s come here nearly every day for the past two years to oversee its renovation…

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Houston Chronicle

Plans are under way to transform the historic Charles Bender High School into a performing arts center.  The Humble City Council voted Aug. 22 to hire Joiner Architects in Houston to design the center…

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Houston Chronicle

On May 9, he will end his 10 year run as mayor, and at the same time he was able to experience what he considers his greatest achievement with the city: renovating Charles Bender Sr. High School…

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