The Arts & Happenings May 2015 The Arts & Happenings May 2015

THE HOUSTON SYMPHONY, MAY EVENTS
The Houston Symphony is celebrating May with a varied and innovative lineup of classical, Pops and community concerts.
British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor and German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl are both expected to make …

MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Nicole & Jadeon
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town
Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2015

Each year, The Menninger Clinic brings in a well-known personality to headline its Signature Luncheon and share personal stories of how they overcame, or continue to cope with, mental health issues. This year’s luncheon on …

Fashion – What’s in Stores Now Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now

Latest fashion trends!

Pretty Papered Walls Pretty Papered Walls

Geometrics, Florals, Metallics and More Breathe New Life Into Your Walls
By Elizabeth Anthony
The ’50s loved florals, the ’60s were bold and stylistic, the ’70s favored fauxs and flocks, the ’80s and ’90s preferred prints and …

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with Art

Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.

Let There Be Light! Let There Be Light!

“No Fuss Lights” Is The Bright Spot On The Outdoor Lighting Horizon
Six years ago, John Emanuel had a corporate job in advertising and marketing that catered to high-end clientele. Much of his time was spent …

Splashdown to Summer Fun Splashdown to Summer Fun

Planning Your Pool For A Fabulous Outdoor Experience
By Elizabeth Anthony
Summertime fun is quickly approaching and now is a great time to begin planning for splashdown in your very own backyard pool. Start with a vision …

Houston City Scope May 2015 Houston City Scope May 2015

MD ANDERSON HOSTS FUN IN THE SUN AT THE SHELL HOUSTON OPEN
MD Anderson and the PGA TOUR Wives Association hosted Fun in the Sun at the Shell Houston Open – a special event for patients …

Managing Stress and Blood Pressure Managing Stress and Blood Pressure

Be Mindful Of These Tips To Lower Your Stress Level
In today’s fast-paced world filled with increasing demands, it’s important to manage your stress level. Some people cope with stress by overeating or eating unhealthy foods, …

The Ultimate Arthritis Diet The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Mediterranean Staples Fight Pain And Inflammation
By Amy Paturel
One of the most common questions people with any form of arthritis have is, “Is there an arthritis diet?” Or more to the point, “What can I eat …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Happy 50th Birthday, Houston Astrodome!
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Happy 50th Birthday, Houston Astrodome!

by Amy Ahlbrand Robinson
The Houston Astrodome turned 50 in April. It’s hard for most of us to imagine a Houston before the Astrodome. What did Houstonians brag about before the structure Billy Graham coined as …

Discoveries May 2015 Discoveries May 2015

DORIS LESLIE BLAU
One of the more vibrant Swedish (Sverige) flat weaves in the Doris Leslie Blau collection, the rug features a gray overall frame­work forming enlarged solid red diamond shapes along the sides with light …

Fresh Way to Fiesta Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations
Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new …

Book Reviews May 2015 Book Reviews May 2015

STUNNING STATS
Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising details about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. With fascinating stats and all …

Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort! Even More Summer Fun at The Woodlands Resort!

$75 Million Renovation Transforms Family-Fun Destination
The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center’s all-encompassing $75-million plus expansion and renovation, completed at the end of 2014, is transforming the already-acclaimed Resort into a premier family-fun destination in the …

Great Values at All Prices Great Values at All Prices

Some Almost Too Good To Be True!
White Wines
Meiomi Chardonnay 2013 — I don’t usually quote the winery, but these comments from the back label are right on: 49 percent Santa Barbara County, “exotic spice and …

BMW i8 and Chrysler 200 BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

See the new BMW i8 and Chrysler 200

Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks Modern Moroccan Riad in River Oaks

Contemporary interpretation blends age-old design with Old World details
When Patrick and Pam Cohan decided they were ready to make a change in their living environment, they were motivated by a few factors. “We are now …

“Houston’s Largest Home Tour”
Returns for April
“Houston’s Largest Home Tour”  </br>Returns for April

More Than 100 New-Home Models Will Be Open In 10 Communities
The Johnson Development Corp. (JDC) is opening hundreds of doors citywide this April for “Houston’s Largest Home Tour,” combining home tours with public events that …