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What: The High School for the Visual and Performing Arts ninth annual Encore for Excellence luncheon. Where: River Oaks Country Club. The 411: HSPVA's 2015 Distinguished Alumnus photographer Mark ...
Party Watch
What: Reception honoring Mayor Annise Parker. Where: The art-filled home of Marc Melcher, Houston Arts Alliance board chair. The 411: Arts community leaders and Parker fans gathered to salute the ...
Party Watch
What: Casa de Esperanza's fifth annual Young Professionals Chili Cook-Off. Where: Cottonwood. The 411: Thirty-three teams put their best efforts into their steaming pots of chili as more than ...
Shelby's Social Diary
Alley Theatre artistic director Gregory Boyd's signature black became the celebratory color of the evening when more than 150 Alley board members, patrons and their guests took over the ...
Patriotic evening
Despite the media not being allowed to cover President George W. Bush's conversation with venerable newsman Bob Schieffer, Texas Children's Cancer Center was able to shout from the ...
Smokin' Hot Rodeo Barbecue
What a fashion predicament Thursday night's opener of the three-day World Championship Bar-B-Que Contest presented. With temps in the windy 40s, handwarmers, heavy-duty dusters and furs were not unexpected ...
Amazing Backyard Weddings
Some brides would say there is no place like home for their wedding. A Fare Extraordinaire obliges by transforming backyards into elegant wedding venues. Here we look at two.
Party Watch
What: Houston Zoo Ambassadors Gala. Where: The Houston Zoo Masihara Pavilion. The 411: Fourteen of the city's top restaurants pulled out the stops for the wildly popular Ambassadors fundraiser ...
flowers forever
Surrounded by walls and shelves of magnificent paper flowers at the Bridal Extravaganza, paper designer Khrystyna Balushka hardly has a moment to answer a few questions. The soon-to-be brides are ...
Swanky New Oil Club
Excitement over the swank setting trumped nostalgia when the Petroleum Club of Houston celebrated the grand opening of its new location atop the 35-story Total Plaza. In addition to comforting ...
Party Watch
What: The American Heart Association's Montgomery County Heart Ball. Where: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. The 411: The gala crowd of 800 raised more than $1 million making this the ...
Party Watch
What: The annual Telluride MountainFilm festival, hosted by ICETALKS.org. Where: Asia Society Texas Center. The 411: A sellout crowd turned out for two film-focused evenings that began with dinner ...
Shelby's Social Diary
Practically on the heels of being honored at the Houston Ballet Ball along with her husband, Bobby Tudor, Phoebe Tudor stepped into the spotlight once again, this time solo, as ...
Houstonian & Lady Gaga Get Close
The rare Los Angeles deluge Sunday night failed to dampen the spirits of a handful of lucky Houstonians who partied amid the glamour and glitz of the Academy Awards. Just ...
In Focus
What: Houston Center for Photography Print Auction. Where: The Junior League of Houston. The 411: Close to 200 photography aficionados gathered around the striking collection of prints for the auction ...
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