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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 …

Texas Executive Women Honors Women on the Move Texas Executive Women Honors Women on the Move

Eleven were celebrated for their successes
Texas Executive Women (TEW) recently held its 31st annual Women on the Move Award Luncheon, celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of the 10 honorees and a rising star. The event …

Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston Texas-based Sewell Automotive Moves into Sugar Land and West Houston

New Audi And Mercedes-Benz Dealerships Are Part Of Its Largest-Ever Planned Expansion
With the grand opening event on Nov. 28 of Audi Sugar Land and the opening of Mercedes-Benz of West Houston on Dec. 6, Sewell …

Joel Osteen Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive

Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland

ASID Designers Ushered In The Holidays In 12,000-Square-Foot 2015 Show House
Text by Cathy Gordon / Photography by Miro Dvorscak / Interiors by ASID, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter / Renovations by Peterson Homebuilders
Assignment: Take a 12,000-square-foot-house …

Bad Pants Open Gives $375,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital’s NICU Bad Pants Open Gives $375,000 to Texas Children’s Hospital’s NICU

Fun And Badly Dressed Day Of Golf Has A Serious Purpose
Photos by Allen S. Kramer/Texas Children’s Hospital
More that 360 golfers teed off at the 19th annual Bad Pants Open golf tournament at The Clubs of Kingwood …

Oldest Home Tour in Houston Celebrates
75 Years
Oldest Home Tour in Houston Celebrates </br>75  Years

Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foundation Holiday Pilgrimage 2016 Home Tour To Be Held Dec. 9-10
A tradition since 1941, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Charitable Foun­dation Holiday Pilgrimage 2016 will showcase the best in interior, floral and …

Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI Houston Prepares to Host Superbowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation
The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city …

Roula & Ryan in the Morning Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.
 
By Judy Latta
Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their …