Mercury Orchestra Blasts Off, with Fun Retro-Space-Age Gala and Supporters Like Lynn Wyatt

Jeff Gremillion

ONE OF HOUSTON'S most prestigious performing arts organizations, the Mercury orchestra, threw a fabulous “Retro-Futuristic” gala at the Post Oak Hotel, complete with a space-themed musical presentation and a top-tier guest list including Lynn Wyatt.

Using Old Photos, Knickknacks and Other Found Objects, Artist Transforms Gallery Into Space 'to Remember'

Chris Becker

“I’M INTERESTED IN the things left behind,” explains found-object and performance-based installation artist Viktor Givens, whose lovingly crafted installation Coffee/Kool Aid and the Tabernacle of (Re)Memory is on view through April 23 at Community Artists’ Collective.

‘Natural Passion’ Makes Fourth-Gen Houstonian Sarah Callaway Sulma a Realty Star

AS A FOURTH-generation Houstonian, Sarah Callaway Sulma has a unique and invaluable view of the city. Her deep seated connection to Houston led her down the path to becoming one the city's most well-respected, and renowned real estate agents. Sarah's natural passion for the real estate industry from a young age led her to where she is today. "I know that it sounds cheesy, but it is the truth! I wanted to be in real estate from a young age," Sarah shares. "The late-great restaurateur, Tony Vallone, put me together with real estate legend, Martha Turner, and Martha put me together with Cathy Cagle. The rest is history-13 years of success and counting!" Now with over 13 years in real estate and $55M+ in residential real estate sales, Sarah brings a rare combination of knowledge, skill, and advocacy to each one of her clients.

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Dynamo player Michelle Alozie in Valentino.

THIS AUTUMN, SEXY and smart streetwear is the objective. Dynamo pros Artur de Lima Jr. of Brazil and Iceland’s Thor Úlfarsson — along with Dash stars and Cali natives Michelle Alozie and Diana Ordóñez — absolutely make the goal. Photos by Phoebe Rourke, Styling by Todd Ramos, Hair and makeup by Edward Sanchez, Art direction by Patrick Magee, Shot on location at The Laura Hotel

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Justin Giuffrada and Andrew Geisel of Citizens of Montrose

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN two young Aussies with burgeoning coffeeshops in New York endure the Covid pandemic? Houston gets its first Citizens Café. But there’s more to the story for co-owners Andrew Geisel and Justin Giuffrada — affable chaps who quickly fell in love with our city.

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