• 07.10.14 4:14 p.m.
    Posted by Nicole Marin
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    Shopping, dining, bowling and concerts are all things Greenstreet has been known for over the years, but now they can add urban linear park to their list of attractions!

    For the past 10 months, Greenstreet has undergone a number of renovations including the addition of a dynamic green space to the middle block which it aptly calls, “The Lawn”, fountains at each end of the property, wooden accents along escalators and stairs, new pavers, and some big, beautiful palm trees! On their own, each of these new ...

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  • 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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