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TEXAS COMMISSION ON THE ARTS FUNDS
MUSIC DOING GOOD PROGRAM
Music Doing Good, Inc. is a 2012 recipient of an unrestricted grant from Texas Commission on the Arts. The award is the result of an application to …

Houston City Scope Nov 2012 Houston City Scope Nov 2012

I W Marks Underwrites Holiday Shopping Card

I W Marks Jewelers once again kicks off the holidays with the official Holiday Shopping Card. Showing the Card provides 20 percent off regularly priced merchandise at hundreds of …

Houston City Scope Oct 2012 Houston City Scope Oct 2012

Theta Charity Antique Show Set For Nov. 15-18
In this Diamond Jubilee year, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the English throne. With a curtsy to Her Majesty’s achievement, the 60th Annual Theta Charity Antiques …

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Memorial Hermann’s Cupcake War A Sweet Success
Memorial Hermann’s Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration of Life and Cupcake Contest was a success with more than 275 people attending the event that featured classes for survivors and caregivers, …

Houston City Scope January 2012 Houston City Scope January 2012

Julia Ideson Library Expansion
And Restoration Complete
Nestled in the shadows of towering contemporary skyscrapers, the landmark Spanish Renaissance-style Julia Ideson Library, home of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and part of the Houston Public Library system, …

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Astro Honoree
Buddy Lamothe Talks Baseball and Life
Buddy Lamothe, a pitcher who was paralyzed in a diving accident shortly before he was drafted in the 40th round of the First-Year Player Draft out of San Jacinto …

Houston City Scope November 2011 Houston City Scope November 2011

Restoration Hardware Grand Opening Set in Highland Village
Restoration Hardware will unveil a first-of-its-kind design destination at Houston’s Highland Village, 4030 Westheimer Road, on Friday, Nov. 11. Envisioned from the ground up by Gary Friedman, chairman and …

Houston City Scope October 2011 Houston City Scope October 2011

I AM WATERS Foundation Helps Houston’s Homeless
Area nonprofits provided 186,000 bottles of water to the homeless in the Bayou City thanks to a donation from the Houston-based I AM WATERS Foundation. Nearly one-third, or 68,000 bottles, …

Houston City Scope September 2011 Houston City Scope September 2011

Megan Nicole:
A Hometown Girl Heads Toward Stardom
By Melanie Saxton
A karaoke machine made all the difference in the life of Megan Nicole Flores. Even in fourth grade, it was obvious her voice had a pure …

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Kevin McHale Named Rockets Head Coach
NBA Hall of Famer Kevin McHale has been named the 12th head coach in the history of the Houston Rockets. A seven-time NBA All-Star, McHale helped lead Boston …

Houston City Scope June 2011 Houston City Scope June 2011

New Artistic Director Joins Opera
in the Heights
The Board of Directors of Opera in the Heights appointed Enrique Carreón-Robledo as its new artistic director. After a year of searching and engaging guest conductors, Oh! selected …

Houston City Scope May 2011 Houston City Scope May 2011

Houston Ballet’s Center for Dance Opens
Houston Ballet’s sleek new Center for Dance opened on April 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony presided over by Houston Mayor Annise Parker at 601 Preston Street in the …

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2011 Core Exhibition and Circa 1900: Decorative Arts at the Turn of the Century
The acclaimed Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston awards residencies to emerging visual artists and art scholars. Overseen …

Houston City Scope March 2011 Houston City Scope March 2011

Rock the Block at Children’s Museum for Spring Break
The Children’s Museum of Houston is ready for its Rock the Block action-packed Spring Break week. Each day will be bursting with entertainment including music from …

Houston City Scope February 2011 Houston City Scope February 2011

Lease Up of 20 Waterway Avenue Adds to Success of Waterway Square District
20 Waterway Avenue, a 26,530-square-foot building in The Woodlands’ Waterway Square District, is now 100 percent leased, according to Dan Leverett, vice president, …

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Carlos Cruz-Diez: Color in Space and Time
For more than five decades, Carlos Cruz-Diez has intensively experimented with the origins and optics of color. His wide-ranging body of work includes unconventional color structures, light environments, …

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Downtown Houston a Destination for the Holidays
Spend the 2010 Holiday season with downtown Houston’s 3rd Annual Holiday Spectacular. With more excitement than ever, the fun includes free downtown holiday trolleys, spectacular holiday events, parades and …