Houston Performing Arts and Events September 2011 Houston Performing Arts and Events September 2011

GISELLE
Houston Ballet, Beginning Sept. 22
A striking pairing of contemporary and classical, speed and stillness, this two-part program is a spectacular showcase for the dancers of Houston Ballet. Giselle is a journey into a beautiful world …

Houston City Scope September 2011 Houston City Scope September 2011

Megan Nicole:
A Hometown Girl Heads Toward Stardom
By Melanie Saxton
A karaoke machine made all the difference in the life of Megan Nicole Flores. Even in fourth grade, it was obvious her voice had a pure …

HISTORICALLY HOUSTON
Baseball History
HISTORICALLY HOUSTON<br> Baseball History

I have mentioned more than once the joys of being able to communicate with like minds who love our history. I meet these folks from all walks of life thru the lectures I give or …

Recover Your Smile and Confidence Recover Your Smile and Confidence

Dental veneers can jump start your new attitude
Do talking and smiling make you feel self-conscious due to discolored, uneven, broken or gapped teeth? Do you feel that your confidence would greatly improve if you could …

Pantone Fashion Color Report Pantone Fashion Color Report

“Designers take a painterly approach to fall 2011 by artfully combining bright colors with staple neutrals, reminiscent of how an artist would construct a stunning work of art,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Much like a painter’s masterpiece, there is a certain romance to this season’s palette.”

Discoveries Sep 2011 Discoveries Sep 2011

Curved Washbasins from the One Collection by LAUFEN

LAUFEN’s legendary designer bathroom collection, ILBAGNOALESSI One, offers new ceramics with a lyrical design language. The One series features truly magnificent washbasins and a beautiful, exclusive, practical furniture …

Houston Gardens Can Show Texas Pride Five Colorful Flowers You Can Enjoy This Fall Houston Gardens Can Show Texas Pride Five Colorful Flowers You Can Enjoy This Fall

By Jennifer Miko
Houston’s arid conditions have plagued most lawns and gardens this summer. And if you’ve given up on the “30 percent chance” for rain, you’ve probably given up on maintaining your flower beds. Don’t …

What’s Hot And What’s Not An Early Peek At Trends In Fall Fabrics And Accessories What’s Hot And What’s Not An Early Peek At Trends In Fall Fabrics And Accessories

Whether you’re reupholstering a chair or brightening a room with accent pieces, you can do it with style just by paying attention to a few simple industry trends.
We tapped into our sources at High Point …

Book Reviews Sept 2011 Book Reviews Sept 2011

A CONVERSATION WITH GOD
A Conversation With God was created because life is challenging and one’s heart longs to understand. Author Alton Gansky’s book contains 55 of life’s greatest questions and answers. Each topic includes …

Fun For All On Florida’s Emerald Coast Fun For All On Florida’s Emerald Coast

By Elizabeth Anthony
If paradise at an easy pace is the kind of place you prefer when you vacation, then Florida’s Emerald Coast is calling your name. This gem of a get-away is well within reach …

The Wines Of South Australia The Wines Of South Australia

By Denman Moody
denmanswineblog.com
Australia burst onto the international wine scene in the mid-1990s with some of the most coveted wines in the world — an occurrence similar to the lauding of vino from Italy during themid-1980s …

Grilled Halibut Seviche Grilled Halibut Seviche

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 20 minutes
Marinating time: about 2 hours
Grilling time: 4 to 5 minutes

Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus Nissan Versa And The Ford Focus

The Nissan Versa if sweeping and stylish, yet the interior is positively cavernous.

Ford Focus has the luxury items and technology of larger, more expensive Ford vehicles compressed into a compact.

Cottage Charisma Cottage Charisma

A 1920s bungalow in The Heights undergoes a charming remodel
Leann Mueller loved loft living, but it was time for something different — a time for this former expat to get her cherished possessions out …

The Arts & Happenings August 2011 The Arts & Happenings August 2011

MUSEUM OF PRINTING HISTORY SUMMER EXHIBITS
THROUGH AUG. 27
Texas Zydeco is on exhibit through Aug. 27 at the Museum of Printing History. This exhibition showcases 40 framed photographs by James Fraher originally published in 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 …

50 (or More) Things You May Not Know About Welcome Wilson, Sr. 50 (or More) Things  You May Not Know About  Welcome Wilson, Sr.

Text by Melanie Saxton
Photos By Pam Francis (Cover photo and color photos)
Welcome Wilson, Sr., is the proud father of three daughters and two sons, has 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren… and just one wife, with whom …

Dr. Ed Young: Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation Dr. Ed Young:  Marriage, Ministries and the Next Generation

A pastor and his passion for guiding teens
By Melanie Saxton
As the beloved pastor of Second Baptist —one church in five locations —Dr. Ed Young ministers to upwards of 60,000 souls any given Sunday. With a …