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In his acclaimed debut, young author Bryan Washington introduces the world to a sometimes...

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Music Makes the People Come Together

In an era of tribalism, these emerging artists create an engaging, eclectic soundtrack for the...

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Classics Reborn

Longtime favorites Uptown Sushi and Perry’s Steakhouse renovate and rebuild, finding new...

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The May 4 event celebrates the city’s legacy of great music....

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Lanecia Rouse Tinsley channels inimitable grief in brilliant new works inspired by nature and...

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Murder, He Wrote

With years of experience as a Death Row advocate, Houston attorney and TED Talk phenom David...

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Celeb chef and restaurateur Chris Cosentino, winner of Top Chef Masters, is in town for his...

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Mountain Tops

That Colorado is more than a winter wonderland is no secret. But with Eleven Experience,...

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In this second annual portrait series by photographer Steve Visneau, find Houston’s...

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As the world mourns Chanel’s iconic, acerbic Karl Lagerfeld, fashion forges on....

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Shiny Keys

Audaciously paying homage to iconic piano men, Robert Ellis reinvents himself....

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United State

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The Outsiders

A documentary in the making poses the provocative question: Why does Houston’s music scene...

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Cheers to 15 Years

PR Boutique founders Karen Henry and Gretchen Brice welcomed dozens of friends, clients and...

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Out to Dinner

The new InterContinental Houston hotel in the Med Center celebrated its grand opening with an...

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Kickoff Cool!

Spring’s busy social season continued with kickoffs galore, like the one for JDRF...

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Family First

The Children’s Museum of Houston’s Friends and Families luncheon featured best-selling...

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Beauty in Blue

Houston Museum of Natural Science invited more than 500 into its expansive facility for a...

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The Cat’s Meow

The 2019 Tiger Ball toasted 40 years of Asia Society in Houston, and served as a tribute to...

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Master Chefs

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Wild Things!

The Houston Zoo’s annual gala this year took on the theme of Flights of Fancy, celebrating...

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May 2019 Weekend Update

Postcards from Houstonians’ Favorite Getaways...

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Where better to celebrate the city’s rising stars and icons than at Tony Vallone’s iconic...

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New renderings have been released of the massive new Hines-Zimmerman La Colombe d’Or...

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The biennial Latino Art Now! conference arrives in Houston,...

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The husband-wife team behind Upper Kirby’s new Verandah invites you...

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BBVA Compass presents Leaders & Legends 2019 sponsored by Deutsch...

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As podcasts become mainstream media, a pair of podcast ‘networks’ foster and further the...

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Leaving a Legacy

The prolific generosity of philanthropists Lester and Sue Smith was felt at the Stages...

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Having a Ball

The biennial Gala on the Green, celebrating a decade of Discovery Green, was tree-rific! The...

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Super Heroes!

The Ballet Ball is always the ultimate dance party — and this year’s “Heroes, Gods and...

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Mardi Gras Madness

While the Fertitta family’s San Luis Salute is typically one of the social season’s...

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Be Jeweled!

The legacy of 115-year-old Valobra Master Jewelers deepened with the opening of its second...

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Art With Heart

A pair of fundraisers championed the next generation of artists, beginning with HGO’s 31st...

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Supporters of the Memorial Park Conservancy hit the trails and headed to the Forest Club for...

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Beyond the Pale

This season, neutrals are anything but plain, especially paired with definitely-not-basic...

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