Best Happy Hours Now: Come for the Drinks, Stay for the Food

Robin Barr Sussman

IT’S 5’OCLOCK, AND we’re all getting hungry, thirsty and tempted by glorious spring weather to get outside. The happiest of happy hours can magically transport you from frenzied workday to relaxing evening while staying gentle on the wallet. Here are nine new menus to try.

Hilariously Depressing New Show Paints Picture of Millennials’ Cubicle Plight

DIRECTOR JAMES BLACK describes Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Gloria, which opens tonight and runs through April 16 at 4th Wall Theatre Company, as “a very dark but very funny satire about millennials and ambition.” Which is accurate, but really only scratches the surface of Jacobs-Jenkins’ humorous and, in one key moment, terrifying examination of our capacity to disengage and measure a person’s value solely in terms of title and income. Featuring an all-Houston cast under the direction of Black, Gloria is another fine example of 4th Wall Theatre Company’s commitment to presenting challenging and provocative theater.

Artist’s Meticulously Detailed Drawings Look Like Familiar Family Photos

Chris Becker

BEFORE THE SMARTPHONE and the cloud, there were these things called “family albums,” also known as “memory albums.” Photographs you took with a cheap instamatic were developed at the local drug store, and the photos you didn’t find too embarrassing to look at were adhered to the pages of a family album, destined to fade with time.

Propose in Style at The Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District

SEEKING TO MAKE your proposal as beautiful and bright as your love? Look no further than The Westin Houston Medical Center, a haven of contemporary sophistication, where love stories unfold amidst exquisite surroundings.

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Gown, $2,995, by Koltson at Neiman Marcus, with jewelry, all at Cotton Club.

THERE MAY BE no more chic and resplendent a setting in Houston than famed La Colombe d’Or hotel, now celebrating its 100th anniversary. As a backdrop for holiday gowns and glittering statement pieces from the city’s best jewelers, it positively glows.

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Amelia Wares, Stephanie Wilcox, Alexis Rosales, Nadia Hafeez, Nancy Delagaraza and Nancy Cruz

THE FABULOUSLY FESTIVE Post Oak Hotel was the site of The Arts of Healing Foundation’s annual physician art show and dinner, where 500 guests — including doctors, art aficionados and some special kiddos — gathered for a glamorous holiday fundraiser.

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