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On The Town with Jan Carson Nov 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Nov 2012

We’re rushing headlong into a holiday season packed with special event and festive occasions, not only for family and friends, but also for nonprofits who depend on our generosity. Houston Children’s Charity features Olivia Newton …

On The Town with Jan Carson Oct 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Oct 2012

October will be “glowing pink” once again this year with a growing number of events promoting breast cancer awareness and research. As in past years, thousands of women, and men, will participate in the Susan …

On The Town with Jan Carson Sept. 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Sept. 2012

Music lovers are anticipating Maestro Han Graf’s grand finale season with the Houston Symphony, which kicks off September 8 at “Opening Night with Bolero.” After enjoying the captivating sounds of Ravel’s Bolero at Jones Hall, …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2012

On Sunday, May 6, if you see kids selling drinks from a lemonade stand, be sure to stop and buy a few glasses, or even a pitcher! It’s “Lemonade Day,” founded by Houstonian Michael Holthouse, …

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2012

The stunning new $48.4 million Asia Society Texas Center in the Museum District will open its doors this month in a four-day Grand Opening Celebration which kicks off with the fabulous “Tiger Ball” on April …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2012

Disco Legends
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
More than 1,000 disco-dancing guests cheered the news that Lester and Sue Smith raised a jaw-dropping $32.2 million for Texas Children’s Cancer Center at “An Evening with Disco Legends.” It’s a …

On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012

“Una Notte In Italia”
FAMILY SERVICES
Energetic volunteers and stalwart supporters were recognized as 2012 Houston Treasures at a glam dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel. Social Book Publisher Scott Evans joined Warner Roberts in thanking General …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012

Happy New Year to everyone! Here’s hoping that 2012 brings success and prosperity not only to you, but to all the many non-profit groups and terrific causes that depend on all of us to support …

On The Town with Jan Carson December 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson December 2011

Signature Chefs Gala • King Tut & Gifts of Sultan • An Evening to Dress for Success • Spotted in the Crowd

On The Town with Jan Carson November 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson November 2011

An Egyptian Fantasy • Celebration of Champions • Camp for All •
Spotted in the Crowd

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2011

Galveston! The Musical – Bootlegging and the Balinese Room
11th Annual Chefs’ Dinner – Houston Food Bank
2011 Eye Ball – Remembering Ann Sakowitz
Spotted in the Crowd

On The Town with Jan Carson September 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson September 2011

Galveston! The Musical Bootlegging and the Balinese Room

Paige and Tilman Fertitta opened their amazing River Oaks home to kick off “Galveston! The Musical,” onstage Sept. 30 through Oct. 9, at The Hobby Center for the …

On The Town with Jan Carson August 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson August 2011

With summer winding down, thoughts are turning to the upcoming fall season, packed as always with cocktail parties, openings, luncheons, and galas. Among the stellar events — The Houston Symphony kicks off its Opening Night …

On The Town with Jan Carson July 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson July 2011

Astros players and their wives will once again step up to the plate this summer to raise much needed funds for the Houston Area Women’s Center to fight domestic violence. The 22nd Annual “Black Ties …

On The Town with Jan Carson June 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson June 2011

Celebration of Reading Hits $2 Million Mark
Former First Lady Barbara Bush scored another big win for her Foundation for Family Literacy, raising $2 million at the 17th Annual “Celebration of Reading” with the help of …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2011

Are the women in your life heart-healthy? Are YOU heart-healthy? That’s the focus of the annual Go Red for Women Expo and Luncheon on Tuesday, May 10. Actress Christine Baranski will share her personal insights about heart disease — the No. 1 killer of women. Ilene Allen and Lu Caltagirone chair this fundraiser for the American Heart Association and there’s still room for you! Call 713-610-5000.

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2011

Houston has cause for celebration with the long awaited opening this spring of the new Houston Ballet Center for Dance. The dramatic $53 million, six-story building is connected via skybridge to the Wortham Theater Center …