• 03.14.14 2:35 p.m.
    Posted by Nicole Marin
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    The FotoFest 2014 Biennial

    March 15 - April 27, 2014

    The FotoFest 2014 Biennial returns to Houston starting on March 15th. The event was created in 1986 as the first-ever international biennial of photography and photo-related art in the U.S. and has occurred every other year since then. 2014 marks the 15th Biennial and this year’s theme, “Contemporary Arab Photographic Art,” undoubtedly echoes the festival’s mission of emphasizing discovery, internationalism, social commitment, and global/local perspectives. 

    This year’s Biennial showcases more than 40 contemporary Arab artists addressing a broad ...

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  • 11.14.12 3:35 p.m.
    Posted by Melissa Seuffert

    Houston Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Fote has, since joining the company in 2005, become a gem in Houston's dancing world. At the end of HB's performances of The Nutcracker in December, Fote will hang up her pointe shoes, and bid adieu to Houston audiences.

    I recently had the pleasure of talking with Fote about her role at HB, her impending retirement, and what it feels like to be honored at this year's Jubliee of Dance (coming up on November 30). Below are some snippets from ...

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  • 10.25.12 2:49 p.m.
    Posted by Melissa Seuffert
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    Do you ever get stuck in the day-to-day doldrum of life and wonder "how did it get like this?" When did we get into the routine of work-home-work-home-work, and get ... BIG?

    Well, Houston Downtown Alliance's business young professionals group Emerging Leaders has just the cure for you! In order to celebrate their first-ever gala, the group has taken to the Tom Hanks movie Big for inspiration.

    As they're touting, "Unleash your inner child for an evening of carnival games, eats, drinks and ...

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  • 08.14.12 2:42 p.m.
    Posted by Melissa Seuffert

    The 2012-2013 Theater District season is BACK - and we're kicking it off the best way we know how, during the 19th Annual Capital One Bank Theater District Open House! On Sunday, August 26, from Noon-4 p.m., check out what the downtown theater district groups have to offer in terms of programming and special ticket offers for the coming season.

    One of the best aspects of TDOH (as us around the office like to call it), is the backstage access you get during the event. Take backstage ...

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