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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Brad Paisley performs at the 2022 Houston Rodeo. (Photo from @rodeohouston on Instagram)

YESTERDAY THE HOUSTON Livestock Show and Rodeo won the 2022 Fair/Rodeo of the Year at the 16th Annual Academy of Country Music Honors in Nashville. Last year, RodeoHouston marked its 90th anniversary and featured performances from top acts across multiple genres including George Strait, Gwen Stefani, Journey, Khalid and EDM hitmakers Marshmello.

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Apollo Chamber Players (photo by Lynn Lane)

THE OVERRIDING MISSION OF Houston string quartet Apollo Chamber Players, to commission and perform new music, often by underrepresented composers, is a welcome challenge for the ensemble’s members. Luckily, the range of their musicianship matches the scope of their ambitions.

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