Dramatic HGO Opening Night Performance and Al Fresco Dinner Nets Nearly Half a Mil. No Bull!

Jeff Gremillion

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA officially opened its first live season of shows in two years with a bold, colorful presentation of Bizet's Carmen followed by a fabulous crimson-tented dinner on Ray C. Fish Plaza just outside the theater.

From Panto and Putnam to Protests: Stages’ Diverse New Season Has Something for Everyone

Chris Becker

From its humble beginnings in 1978 in the basement of a downtown brewery, to its current location The Gordy, a beautifully designed, thoroughly modern facility with three unique performance spaces, Stages has not only expanded in size, but in its ambition to speak to and celebrate the diverse culture and experiences of Houston audiences.

Round Top Bash Reins in $70K for Habitat for Horses

Evan W. Black

Last weekend, as they do twice a year, design-loving Houstonians headed to Round Top for shopping, sips and soirees. Houston-based Ginger Barber Interior Design and crowd-fave vendor Paul Michael Company teamed up for a philanthropic evening benefiting nonprofit Habitat for Horses.

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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FIVE YEARS AFTER it launched, the annual “Red Hot Gala” supporting Houston firefighters is one of the, well, hottest tickets in the city’s social calendar. Created and co-chaired again this year by Alan and Elizabeth Stein to cover costs for equipment and training, Red Hot has raised more than $3.2 million since its inception, with some $625,000 coming in at this year’s 430-guest bash at the Royal Sonesta.

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THIS SATURDAY, AS part of its current Urban Impressions exhibit, Rice’s Moody Center presents Urban Nights: A Communal Art Experience.

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