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In New Gallery Show, Guerrilla Artist Displays Black Americans’ Struggles — and Success

Chris Becker

Black [Between The Lines] is a new, provocatively titled exhibition by Houston artist Ronald Llewellyn Jones, on view through March 5 at Hooks-Epstein Galleries. This is Jones’ first solo gallery show, and the first Hooks-Epstein show in the New Year since its director Geri Hooks passed in June.

Exhibit Celebrates Creators of Different Abilities — and How Making Art Empowers Them

Chris Becker

ON SUNDAY, FEB. 6, at Sabine Street Studios, the ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival kicks off with ReelArt, a delightful exhibition of artists from Celebration Company, an entrepreneurial employment program for adults with disabilities.

Is This Pocket of Adrenaline- and Art-Filled Parks Houston's Best Kept Secret?

Robin Sussman

IN 2004, THE North Houston Redevelopment Corporation started using parks and art by top artists to reimagine the area. In 2022, the landscape is coming alive — and it just may be the city’s best-kept secret.

Duos, Trios and Teams: ‘Next-Generation’ Mother-Daughter Leppert Duo Debuts

Clare Leppert and Clementine, the Cavachon. Leigh Leppert and Benny, the Bernedoodle.

HOW DID YOU come together as a team? This fall, we are celebrating the introduction of an exciting real estate collaboration between Clare Leppert, longtime Houston Realtor®, and daughter Leigh Leppert. Clare shared a 20+ year real estate partnership with her mother, Bette Carpenter, until Bette’s death in 2016. Having worked solo for several years, Clare in 2021 was awarded Houston Business Journal’s No. 2 Luxury Realtor® in Houston. Leigh, who has been working in marketing for the past decade, has always shared a passion for real estate and watched Clare successfully balance family and career. We are excited to re-create the next generation of a mother-daughter duo at Compass!

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Prosperity toss at Phat Eatery

THIS WEEKEND, THERE’S no shortage of ways in H-Town to ring in the Lunar New Year. From lion dancers to dumplings, here’s a handful of Asian spots around town that are drumming up tasty fun in honor of the Year of the Rabbit!
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Bayou Heights Bier Garten (photo by Dustyn Zenner)

SO FAR, 2023 has no shortage of headline-making food news! Devour all the deliciousness below.

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