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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.

Ancient French Wellness Cures Reimagined at Houston’s Escape Spa: The Power of Vichy

Serial entrepreneur and spa visionary LeBrina Jackson

NESTLED IN THE heart of France, the town of Vichy holds a rich history in the world of wellness and hydrotherapy. Acquiring fame for their alkaline springs in the 17th century, the Romans were among the first to recognize the therapeutic benefits of the springs. They established a French spa known as “Vichy,” which still exists today and continues to attract spa-goers from around the world to experience the transformative effects of hydrotherapy.

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Slushies at Fuzzy's

IT’S OFFICIAL: THE long holiday that kicks off summer arrives this weekend, and Houstonians are due. Getting hungry, thirsty, and ready for some R&R? Whether you want to grill at home, start with casual brunch, or hit a Memorial Day celebration to honor our veterans, we’ve got you covered.

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“DO YOU KNOW how a river forms?” is the question that begins Houston author Vaishnavi Patel’s new book, Goddess of the River. The voice belongs to Ganga, goddess of India’s Ganges river, who has been transformed against her will by Lord Shiva from “a tributary of the cosmic ocean” into the physical form of a mere winding river, with no path to the heavens, only the sea. Later, Ganga runs afoul of a powerful sage who transforms her yet again into a human, and as it happens in myths, things get complicated.

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