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The 2018 Illumine Gala Was a Simply AAMAzing Affair

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans raised more than $280,000 to further the nonprofit's mission of inspiring and empowering Latinos.

11/02/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Woman Up!

Inspiring Speakers, Brunch, Shopping, and More at Houstonia's Inaugural Woman Up

A special weekend brought Houstonians together, benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston.

11/01/2018 With Laura Tracy

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Adult Congenital Heart Association Holds Inaugural Houston Benefit

The ACHA celebrated 20 years at the Houston Health Museum.

11/01/2018 With Laura Tracy

New Director on the Block

The Alley Gets a New Artistic Director

Rob Melrose takes the helm after his predecessor's tumultuous departure.

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Halloween hangover

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 2–4

How often does a new museum open in Houston?

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Third Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon Honors Former First Lady

Ladies for Literacy Guild announces launch of the First Lady's Book Club.

10/31/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Windfall

Diana of Dobson's Tests its Fortunes at Chelsea Market

A Mildred's Umbrella-Classical Theatre crossover reading resurrects the little-known 1908 play that inspired none other than Queen Latifah.

10/31/2018 By Holly Beretto

Bye bye herby

Remembering Herb Remington

The legendary steel guitarist left his mark on music and the city.

10/31/2018 By Brittanie Shey

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Starving Artists

Review: A Mild La bohème Leans on the Quality of Its Source Material

Yes, the music is great, but this HGO production lacks the razzle-dazzle that could make it sparkle.

10/29/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Wicked Stuff

Review: The Wiz Shines Bright in All Its Emerald Glory

The TUTS production is a satisfying crowd pleaser.

10/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

spooky scary

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 26–28

This jam-packed Halloweekend features resurrected singers, an Eyrkah Badu DJ set, midnight bike rides, and more.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation

With the opening of the Blaffer Foundation Center, the museum is one step closer to completion of a $450 million campus redevelopment.

10/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Melissa Etheridge and Other Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories at Fundraiser

The Grammy-winning musician headlined the 17th annual Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation Luncheon, which raised $100,000 for research.

10/25/2018 By Abby Ledoux