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Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music Houstonian Gene Watson Continues to Delight Fans with His Classic Brand of Country Music

More Than 50 Years After His Career Started, He Is Not Slowing Down
By Judy Latta
In an era in which it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between contemporary country and pop music, Houstonian Gene Watson has …

The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton: The Evolving Work of Katy Artist Mike Peyton:

Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies
Interview by Mara Soloway
Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his …

Houstonian Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program Houstonian Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker
Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator …

Thornwood Gallery Brings Fine Art to River Oaks District Thornwood Gallery Brings Fine Art to River Oaks District

Its Second Location Showcases Unique Works And International Flair
By Mara Soloway
Zelma Legendre, Thornwood Gallery’s owner and founder, felt that the upscale setting of River Oaks District with its national and international clientele was the ideal …

Craig Biggio Craig Biggio

Houston’s Adopted Son Still Giving Back To The City With Coaching, Community Service And A Cool New Restaurant
By Judy Latta
Craig Alan Biggio may have been born and raised on Long Island, New York, but Houston …

Vibrancy in Art and Words Vibrancy in Art and Words

Houston Artist And Poet Carolyn Dahl Fills Her Life With Inspired Accomplishments
Interview by Mara Soloway
It’s rare that Carolyn Dahl creates artworks with muted colors. The vibrant hues she uses for her artistry are inspired by …

Does Your Outing with Rover Include a Hike? Does Your Outing with Rover Include a Hike?

Top 5 Tips For Hiking With Your Dog
It’s no secret that exercise is a necessity for both you and your dog. We often forget that our dogs are pack animals and their origins are …

30 Years and Counting 30 Years and Counting

Johnny Carrabba Shares His Family’s Success Story
The abundance of great food is Houston is widely known, and foodies can find trendy, beautiful, satisfying restaurants on almost every city block both inside and outside the loop. …

Hibiscus Season is Here Hibiscus Season is Here

Lone Star Chapter Of The American Hibiscus Society To Hold Annual Shows, April 23 And May 13
Whether you are a serious cultivator of the exotic hibiscus plant or just a casual gardener, you won’t want …

Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes Flight in April ‘Houston’s Largest Home Tour’ Takes

Well-Appointed Homes, Jam-Packed Events And A Bounty Of Butterflies Mark The Event
Houston’s Largest Home Tour is taking flight, promising an April filled with well-appointed homes, jam-packed events and a bounty of butterflies.
Hundreds of homes — …

Folksy, Funky and Fun Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention
By Cheryl Alexander
Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs …

Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981
By Mara Soloway
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – …

Arts, Houston, April 25-26 Florescence Returns to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, April 25-26 Florescence Returns to the Museum of Fine

Images courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts.
Dive Into One Of The Nation’s Largest Competitive Floral Shows
For the past few months, gardeners and floral enthusiasts around the country have been preparing for the opening of Florescence, …

A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best
By Mara Soloway
Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the …

Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music

Ground-Breaking In September For New Music And Opera Building
Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music plans to break ground on a new music and opera building in September, pending completion of the funding initiative. The …

Local Artist is Inspired by Light and Shadow Local Artist is Inspired by Light and Shadow

Gary J. Hernandez Finds Personal And Artistic Success Creating Wonders Of Contemporary Realism
By Melanie Saxton / Photography by Gary J. Hernandez
The Woodlands area artist, Gary J. Her­nandez, has found international recognition for his paintings that …

The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land The Curtain is Set to Rise on Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

The Performing Art Center’s Distinctive Features Will Be An Integral Part Of Each Performance
By Mara Soloway
Just as artists can practice for years to perfect their performance, the partners involved in bringing Smart Financial Centre at …