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Woven Living Room Installation

For Singapore-born, Dutch artist Hedwige Jacobs, self-imposed isolation in the time of Covid-19 has given her time to pause and dive even more deeply into her almost hermetic practice. "My home became my studio," says Jacobs, who came to the U.S. from the Netherlands, and speaks highly of Houston and its art scene.

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Requiem for Big Floyd

Before his killing inspired a worldwide movement, George Floyd was a Houston hip-hop star and DJ Screw collaborator.

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Thanks to a graphic bystander video, widespread reportage by news outlets around the world, and a surge of protests across the country and beyond, the details of the shocking killing of Houston-raised George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer are now well known. As of this writing, large protests continue around the U.S. and the world, keeping issues of racism and police brutality in the public conversation.  

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Love Letter

Interdisciplinary artist Neil Ellis Orts’ empathic new novella ‘Cary & John’ tells of forbidden romance.

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Cathy and Gloria have been friends since childhood. Even after Cathy’s family moved to another city, she and Gloria, both deeply religious, stayed in touch the way most teenagers did back in the day, by running up long-distance phone bills. Years later, each with a family of her own, they are stunned to discover their fathers, both deceased, also stayed in touch — but in secret, writing letters sent to post office boxes. Cathy’s dad, Cary, saved these letters for her, which reveal he and Gloria’s father John were deeply in love.  

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