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What's Old Is New

During the winter of 2016, Houston native Kat Edmonson fell ill. Unable to kick a bad cold for weeks, she burrowed into her Brooklyn apartment, flipped her television to theTurner Classic Movies channel — and began to write. The end result? Her just-released fourth album, Old-Fashioned Gal, a bouncy, jazzy record that channels the energy of a MGM musical. In fact, Edmonson says that as she wrote the 11 songs, she envisioned film scenes that corresponded with each — eventually conceptualizing an entire movie. She performs May 21 at Heights Theater.

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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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