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Art With Heart

A pair of fundraisers championed the next generation of artists, beginning with HGO’s 31st annual Concert of Arias competition. A Champagne reception preceded the show, which highlighted eight of the most promising young singers. More than 500 guests attended the sold-out post-concert dinner in the Wortham’s Grand Foyer. And the 13th annual Encore lunch, hosted by HSPVA Friends, celebrated the school’s new Downtown campus and raised a whopping $250,000 for its programs and students.

Jacqueline and Michael Kenneally and Cynthia and Tony Petrello at ‘Arias.’
Jacqueline and Michael Kenneally and Cynthia and Tony Petrello at ‘Arias.’

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Even in a pandemic, the arts culture of Houston never stops — from movie screenings in the wee hours of the morning, to public art installations that light up the night. Seven photographers capture the everyday wonders of art in the most resilient city in America, over the course of 24 hours on Saturday, Oct. 3.


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