The Arts & Happenings February 2011 The Arts & Happenings February 2011

UTH AND TRANSIENCE: MICHELLE SAMOUR
BEGINNING MAR 26
Truth and Transience: Michelle Samour opens in the Small Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft beginning March 26. An opening reception will be held on March 25 from …

On The Town with Jan Carson February 2011 On The Town with Jan Carson February 2011

Hearts and flowers, chocolates and roses. What to buy? What to do? Feb. 14 amps up the anxiety meter for all of us, as we agonize over the perfect expression of our love and affection …

Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events February 2011

KENNY LOGGINS
HOUSTON SYMPHONY, FEB. 18
With hits from the big screen like I’m Alright from Caddyshack and Footloose to major success with the group Loggins and Messina, Kenny Logginswill take the stage on Feb. 18 at …

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, …

Through Cheers And Tears, Baylor Fans Stand Faithful Through Cheers And Tears,  Baylor Fans Stand Faithful

This has been a truly memorable year for Baylor,’’ writes Baylor President Ken Starr. “One area in which our green and gold has shown brightest has been in the many successes of Baylor athletics. We …

Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples Love Stories – Tales of love to share from Houston couples

Astronaut Andrew Feustel and his gorgeous brunette wife Indira, (Drew and Indi) met in their college days at Purdue University, but it wasn’t a date at first sight.
It was August of 1989 and school had …

It’s Time to Show Your Love It’s Time to Show Your Love

Tips for making your marriage proposal an event to remember
February brings thoughts of hearts and flowers, and what better way to tell your Valentine you love her than by popping the question? Proposing is one …

Winter Break and Must-Have Style Winter Break and Must-Have Style

BECKYOH! FABULOUS CUSTOM HANDBAGS
Becky O, owner and designer of BECKYOH! fabulous custom handbags, collects interesting fabrics wherever she travels, always striving for funky combinations of pattern and texture.  Each handbag is a one-of-a-kind creation. www.beckyoh.com

Discoveries Feb 2011 Discoveries Feb 2011

Eurotrend Decor
Designed by Colzani the unexpected curved lines of Kiko are eye-catching and transform it from a coffee table to stool. Made in plywood of canaletta walnut Kiko is also available with a removable …

Get a Brighter Smile for the New Year Get a Brighter Smile for the New Year

Everyone wants a great smile, but not everyone is blessed with naturally straight, pearly white teeth. Today, there is an array of solutions for these dental issues, from braces, to bleaching, to veneers
A Healthy Smile
The …

Safe at Home? Electronic security alarm systems can add peace of mind Safe at Home? Electronic security alarm systems can add peace of mind

According to the FBI, there were an estimated 2,222,196 burglaries in 2008, and break-ins at residential properties accounted for 70 percent of those offenses. No wonder that electronic security products have seen a steady increase …

Bye, Bye, Flat Walls; Hello “Wow” Brighten rooms with walls that serve as eye-catching art Bye, Bye, Flat Walls; Hello “Wow” Brighten rooms with walls that serve as eye-catching art

Kiss the flat, matte wall goodbye. Wallpapers and paint are being replaced with amazing new surface materials that make wall coverings more like a piece of art. The latest looks are rich, textured coverings in …

Book Reviews Feb 2011 Book Reviews Feb 2011

SEWING SCHOOL
 
Sewing School is a fun, kid-tested how-to-sew book for ages 5 and up, featuring 21 step-by-step projects to inspire young sewers to create useful, modern objects with minimal adult supervision.
Authors Amie Petronis Plumley and …

New Wine Book Offers Answers and Tips New Wine Book Offers Answers and Tips

What’s A Winelover To Do? An Illustrated Guide With 334 Essential Oenophile Pointers And Tips, by Wes Marshall, Artisan Books, paperback, 2010. $17.95
It is interesting that Marshall and I are somehow on the same page …

Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h

Ford Explorer
With the totally new Explorer, Ford has started over from scratch and opted for a unibody construction vehicle with front wheel drive that will even be offered with a 4 cylinder engine!
Lexus CT200h
Lexus’ newest car, the CT200h, is the entry model in its lineup. It’s best described as a compact touring car with a hybrid drive similar to the one found in the Prius.

Evolution Meets Establishment Evolution Meets Establishment

Home Reflects Family Growth While Maintaining Family Values
For almost 10 years, Jeff and Georgia Pennington have been established home and business owners in Houston’s Memorial area. They bought a home and raised three children — …

The Arts & Happenings January 2011 The Arts & Happenings January 2011

VERDI’S REQUIEM
BEGINNING JAN 20
Written in memory of two of Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest idols, Messa da Requiem begins with a delicate melody that quickly blossoms into music of great sweep and grandeur. Hear the Houston Symphony, …