Best Dressed

Getting gala-ready doesn’t always mean donning black-tie attire! Just ask the folks at Catastrophic Theatre, who threw a too-fun toga party at Downtown-area Rec Room, which featured Greek food and, of course, plenty of vino. And the Jeans & Jerseys party raised nearly $300,000 for Project 88, a foundation established by Houston Texan Garrett Graham and his wife Ericka to ensure guidance counselors are available in public schools.



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

Photo by Stephen Mendoza Photography

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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Wild Oats' seafood boil (photo by Becca Wright)

FROM UPSCALE ITALIAN and Thai to Tex-Mex and more casual fare, there are many new ways to get your taste buds primed for a new year of eating in H-Town. You’ve been cooped up too long — here’s where to pull up a chair!

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'A Trip to the Moon' by Méliès

NEXT FRIDAY, FEB. 2, Houston Francophiles and silent-film fanatics are invited to bundle up and enjoy Cinema Luminaire at Discovery Green, a program of rarely screened, extraordinarily imaginative silent films created between 1902 and 1907 by magician, actor, and director Georges Méliès. The screenings will be accompanied by live music from Houston-based French violinist Kami Ghavi Helm. The films will be screened on an oversized movie screen on The Anheuser-Busch Stage. Cinema Luminaire is presented in partnership between Discovery Green and the artist residency organization Villa Albertine in Houston.

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