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Cast Theatrical Company Presents Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

Cast Theatrical Company is proud to present Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” as the final production of its 2022 season. A true classic by the grande dame of mysteries, “The Mousetrap” is the story of a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm… and one of them is a murderer. The suspects include the married couple who run the house, Mollie Ralston (played by Elizabeth Schneider) and Giles Ralston (played by Sam […]

St. Stephen’s Students To Talk To Astronauts On International Space Station

Amateur Radio connects kids, crew as ISS orbits overhead Watch the ISS-St. Stephen’s contact starting at 1:00 pm CST on Monday, October 3, 2022, here: https://ssesh.zoom.us/j/82960463217 Students at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Houston will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) via Amateur Radio at 1:07 pm CST on Monday, October 3, 2022. This event is part of the ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) Program, which promotes learning opportunities as part […]

Six Fencers Recruited to Top NCAA Universities from same Local Fencing Club

This month, six fencers were recruited to the following University’s NCAA teams and started their Freshman year, including five local Houston fencers: Shekar Jayendra from Seven Lakes High School in Houston/Katy is fencing for the University of North Carolina, majoring in the School of Business. Ark Ma, from Memorial High School in Houston is fencing for Harvard University. Karen Naka from Memorial High School in Houston is fencing for the University of Washington majoring in Business and Psychology. Elizabeth Wang from James E. Taylor High School […]

National Night Out North Houston District style takes place Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Tom Wussow Park, 500 Greens Road in north Houston

North Houston District’s National Night Out: Always one of the largest National Night Out events in Houston. Encompasses Aldine-Greenspoint-area homes, apartments, businesses and law enforcement entities. See below for visuals and specific activities. WHO: The North Houston District staff will join forces with approximately 500 area residents, local law enforcement, businesses and community partners. (See complete list at the end.) WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 4 from  5 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: Tom Wussow Park, 500 Greens […]

Message To Texas: Get Serious About 5th Ward Health Concerns

News Conference To Be Held on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 10 a.m. at 2925 Lavender St, Houston concerning the recent discovery of dioxin in the Kashmere Gardens/Greater Fifth Ward Community.  Joined by residents of Greater 5th Ward, Texas Health and Environment Alliance (THEA) called on the state to perform a thorough investigation into health concerns in the City’s Fifth Ward and Kashmere Gardens’ neighborhoods. “The mounting evidence of toxic contamination throughout the area shows that […]

The Periwinkle Foundation Hosts Houston’s Premier Sommelier Competition and Wine Tasting Event

Iron Sommelier 2022 Presented by AUTOSOL® to be held on November 9 at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston Houston’s premier wine tasting competition is back in-person and better than ever! On November 9, the city’s finest sommeliers will be put to the test for the title of Iron Sommelier. Benefitting The Periwinkle Foundation, guests are invited to a private setting at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. Competing sommeliers will select three […]

New Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Support both the City and County Bond Measures

A new poll by a respected national polling firm, FM3 Research, shows strong support for the City of Houston and Harris County infrastructure bonds on the November 8, 2022 ballot. The poll, which surveyed likely voters, found support for all the bonds at 63% for the bonds and 30% against the bonds, with 9% undecided. Download a full copy of the polling summary memo here. “The intensity of support is noteworthy,” said Dave Metz of […]

Houston Symphony, 5Th Ward Cad, And Afa Announce Deluxe K!Ds In Harmony, A Transformational Music Education Program For Fifth Ward Children.

The Houston Symphony is partnering with the 5th Ward Cultural Arts District’s (CAD) DeLUXE Theater and the American Festival for the Arts (AFA) to establish an intensive and transformational, community-based music education program to provide exceptional violin training and social development to elementary school students from Houston’s Fifth Ward neighborhood. DeLUXE K!DS In Harmony with the Houston Symphony in Partnership with AFA kicked off its Fall Semester yesterday with a rehearsal and performance for parents. “The 5th Ward […]

Benefit Concert Featuring Lonestar

Northwest Assistance Ministries’ (NAM’S) Jeans & Jewels is kicking off its annual series of events with a pre-gala benefit concert featuring Grammy-nominated and CMA-winning Country music group LONESTAR on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Dosey Doe – The Big Barn, in The Woodlands. This private event, selling limited tickets to the public, includes a seated dinner in the cozy venue. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m., followed by the concert […]

Bayou City Art Festival Returns to Downtown Houston with More Art, Entertainment and New Culinary Arts and Tasting Experience 

Iconic art festival celebrates 50 years at Downtown Houston on October 8-9, 2022 Bayou City Art Festival, produced by Art Colony Association (ACA), will transform Downtown Houston into a lively outdoor gallery and interactive art event with more art, entertainment, and a new intimate culinary art and tasting experience with some of Houston’s top chefs for the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown. The weekend festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, […]