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Famed Houston real estate developer Welcome Wilson celebrated his 90th birthday in style — that is, with 500 of his closest pals! One of the first events hosted at the new Post Oak Hotel, his bash was attended by beloved politicians and fellow philanthropists, who made donations in Wilson’s name to UH’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communications. And culture vultures hit the Hobby Center for an exclusive, intimate performance by the O’Jays. The show, put on by Music with Friends, was bookended by Champagne-savvy receptions.

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Even in a pandemic, the arts culture of Houston never stops — from movie screenings in the wee hours of the morning, to public art installations that light up the night. Seven photographers capture the everyday wonders of art in the most resilient city in America, over the course of 24 hours on Saturday, Oct. 3.


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With his Astroworld album and subsequent music fest, Travis Scott shined an international spotlight on H-Town's hip-hop scene. Now, Scott seeks to draw attention to Houston's potential as a fashion capital, with the launch of a special collaboration with The New School's Parsons School of the Design. According to an article on Vogue.com, Scott's Cactus Jack Foundation has partnered with Parsons and the nonprofit My Brother's Keeper to deliver online fashion-design courses and a "web-based incubator for emerging talent" to Houston high schoolers.

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