Pride Month Is Here: Where to Eat, Drink, Play — and Give Back!

Robin Barr Sussman

JUNE HAS ARRIVED, and it’s time to hit festive events all over H-Town in support of the LGBTQ community. Here are 12 food and drink deals, celebrations and donation opportunities on tap!

Bludorn and Truth BBQ Chefs Cook Up World Central Kitchen Fundraiser

Evan W. Black

TALK ABOUT TASTE buds! Pals and chefs-of-the-moment Aaron Bludorn and Leonard Botello served a most delicious four-course fundraiser for World Central Kitchen. The international nonprofit is currently providing meals for refugees in Eastern Europe.

What’s in a Name? Color, Says Artist Dana Frankfort

Chris Becker

HOUSTON-BORN ARTIST Dana Frankfort is happy to describe herself as an abstract painter. But there’s a linguistic component to her work as well. In Frankfort’s paintings, individual words and short phrases are pulled from the context of the written page and recast in oil onto canvas and burlap. Her new show, And Jugs Paint Reuse, on view June 4-July 16 at Inman Gallery, is her most provocative and mysteriously ambiguous body of work to date.

Duos, Trios and Teams: Clients Get ‘Personalized, Hands-on Service’ at Perdomo Group

Standing left to right: Meghan Johnson, Jill Knowles, Julianna Lind, Beth Stephan, Marla Reade, Galina Saburov, Lil Newman

Seated left to right: Susan Boylan, Julie Sheets, Kim Perdomo, Kim Zander, Tracy Ackley

HOW DID YOUR team form? After ten years as a realtor for a top firm in Houston, Kim Perdomo established a boutique brokerage in 2011. The team grew organically and joined forces with Compass in 2019.

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Danielle and Derek Gillespie with Claire

MORE THAN 600 party animals gathered at the Royal Sonesta to celebrate 50 years of Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP).

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Julia Fox with her cat Dolly

“BACK IN THE day, I honestly didn’t care for boleros,” says Houston mezzo soprano Cecilia Duarte of what is one of the most dramatic and lyrically poetic genres of Latin American music.
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