Houston News

Cirque du Soleil raises the Big Top for the revival of Alegría at Sam Houston Race Park

Houston, February 24, 2020 – A production destined to change the history of the company, Cirque du Soleil first presented Alegría in April 1994, launching an emblematic show that would win over more than 14 million spectators in 19 years of touring through the end 2013. In 2019, Cirque du Soleil reinterprets Alegría through today’s creative lens, including updated acrobatics and visual design, as well as new musical arrangements. With its signature songs, acrobatics and memorable characters that have helped define the Cirque du Soleil aesthetic, Alegría is […]

In10City to Headline Katy ISD Education Foundation Event

Gatsby’s GROOVE Proceeds Benefit the Foundation’s Teacher Grant Program  (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces its annual GROOVE spring fundraiser on Friday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside.  This year’s event has a roaring twist, and proudly features the band In10City, a group known for creative mashups, and non-stop energy. All proceeds from GROOVE benefit the Foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. The Katy ISD Education Foundation […]

Achieve Fort Bend County Kicks Off The 5th Annual Summer Reading Campaign

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County has officially kicked off it’s 2020 summer reading program!  Each year ACHIEVE Fort Bend County provides 10 books each to more than 800 first grade students (8000 books!) identified as needing additional support with reading skills.  The ACHIEVE Fort Bend Board of Directors thanks the community for their support last year and is hopeful too increase the number of students this year to 1000!! With the generous support local foundations and […]

RODEO ROUNDUP KICKS OFF THE 2020 HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ FESTIVITIES

FEB. 21, 2020 — HOUSTON — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — The celebration leading up to opening day of the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins Tuesday, Feb. 25, with Rodeo Roundup. Rodeo Roundup & Go Texan Day All Houstonians are invited to attend this free event in downtown Houston, Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Houston City Hall in Hermann Square. Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Go Texan Day proclamation will kick off the […]

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) staff and volunteers will go door-to-door this Saturday in Northwest Harris County to assess residents’ needs more than two years after Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON — Harris County Public Health (HCPH) staff and volunteers will go door-to-door this Saturday in Northwest Harris County to assess residents’ needs more than two years after Hurricane Harvey. This area was affected by flooding during Harvey and some residents are still trying to recover. Survey results will be shared with local, state, and federal public partners to better understand how residents were impacted, what their current needs are, and how to better prepare residents for […]

Kenneth Janis Named New Chief Operating Officer Of Kelsey-Seybold Management Services, LLC

HOUSTON (Feb. 20, 2020) – Kenneth Janis, M.H.A., M.B.A., a healthcare finance executive with 25 years of experience in the field, was recently appointed by the Kelsey-Seybold Management Services (KSMS) board of managers to serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, Janis is responsible for leading the team of vice presidents who are tasked with delivering all administrative services to Kelsey-Seybold Medical Group at a time of accelerated growth for the organization. Over […]

How Coronavirus Affects Indiana Basketball Star’s Career

The world is currently watching in horror and anticipation as the vicious Coronavirus keeps spreading from country to country, affecting thousands in its wake. There is no telling how this global crisis will pan out in the months to come, but every country around the globe is on high alert right now, and people are worried. The sudden spread of the virus was unexpected, and that led to the rapid spread to different countries. Yet, […]

A Deep Dive Into Pet and Human Relationship

Pets are great for so many things; they add so much joy to our lives.  But looking past just that happy feeling they give us, pets do a lot more for you, your life and those around you. Health benefits There are many health benefits that come into play when owning a pet.  Not including the exercise that you’ll be getting with constant walks with owning a dog, but the emotional and mental support will […]

Kids Spring Break Gardening Fun Day

Join the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ Youth Activity Committee in conjunction with Junior Master Gardeners and Fort Bend County 4-H for this fun Kids Spring Break Gardening Day.  The children will learn about plants and the environment while participating in hands-on activities under the mentorship of Master Gardener volunteers. Space is limited to the first 50 children registered. Ages:      8 to 11 years When:    Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

 Houston Symphony Celebrates The Centennial Birthday Of Nat King Cole 

HOUSTON (Feb. 19, 2020) – The Houston Symphony and Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke celebrate the centennial birthday of Nat King Cole, one of the most celebrated and influential recording artists of the ’50s, in the program, Unforgettable: Celebrating the Nat King Cole Centennial, a concert highlighting his music at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 & 29 and 2:30 p.m. Mar. 1 at Jones Hall. Led by Reineke, the orchestra and returning three-time Grammy-nominated vocalist Ryan […]