Artists in Residence

Todd Spoth
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Waylaid by Hurricane Harvey, artists Dean Ruck and Dan Havel soon put the finishing touches on their newest site-specific installation, Ripples, at Montrose’s Cherryhurst House. This time, the duo — known for their perspective-shifting sculptures made from reclaimed material — transform the artist residence home on the Cherryhurst property into a work of art itself, by meticulously removing sections of materials from the walls and floors.

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Home Improvement & Remodeling is Now Easier Than Ever

THE HOLIDAYS ARE nearing and the next thing to be thinking about is Spring. Ready to make some changes to your outdoor space? Want to create the backyard paradise you have been thinking of? Refresh your spring and summer setting with Brixos.

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1611 South Blvd. was among the hundreds of multimillion-dollar properties sold this year.

COVID WREAKED HAVOC on almost every industry, in one way or another, last year. But the designation of Realtors as essential workers cracked real estate's code to unprecedented success; single-family home sales in 2020 outpaced those of 2019 by more than 10 percent, even with steadily dwindling inventory, per HAR.

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'Wild Symphony' by Dan Brown and composer Karl Blench

WHAT DOES AN armadillo even sound like?

It's a question Houston-based composer Karl Blench had to answer while orchestrating best-selling author Dan Brown's musical suite Wild Symphony, a collection of short pieces composed by Brown to accompany his first-ever book for children. On Saturday, Jan. 23, the Houston Symphony will livestream the North American premiere of Brown's Wild Symphony, with Robert Franz doing double-duty conducting and reading passages from Brown's book. And yes, we're talking about that Dan Brown, author of everyone-but-the-Pope's favorite airplane read, The Da Vinci Code, and six other cryptological thrillers for grown-ups.

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