Month: August 2012

Houston Eats on The Streets

HOUSTON MEALS ON WHEELS By David J. Knee Bernie’s Burger Bus Twitter: @BerniesBurger Facebook: Eatsie Boy’s Chef Matt (845) 430-8479 Twitter: @eatsieboys Facebook: Typical Hours of Operation: Wed-Sun 11:30a-3:30p. Location: Agora Coffee Shop. 1712 Westheimer Houston TX 77098. (Times & location subject to change) Frosted Betty Bake Shop 833 Studewood Houston, TX 77007 (713) 862-4500 Twitter: @luvfrostedbetty Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10 am-6 pm Thursday: 10 am-7 pm Fusion Taco Gourmet on Fire Phone (713) 422-2882 Twitter: @fusiontaco Facebook: Good Dog Food Truck Call or Text (832) 800-DOGS (3647) For our current location, check out our twitter or facebook. Twitter: @GoodDogHotDogs Facebook: HubCap Grill Downtown the original HubCap Grill 1111 Prairie, Houston, TX 77002 Phone (713) 223-5885 Hours of Operation Monday-Saturday: 11 am-3 pm CLOSED: SUNDAY Twitter: @Hubcap_Grill Facebook: Heights HubCap Grill And Beer Yard 1133 W 19th, Houston, TX 77008 Phone (713) 862-0555 Hours of Operation Monday-Thursday: 11 am-9 pm / Friday-Saturday: 11 am-10 pm Closed: Sunday Twitter: @Hubcap_Grill Facebook: Jarro Café: Only in Houston 1521 Gessner Rd. Houston, TX Phone (713) 365-0373 MAM’S House of Ice Located in The Heights on the corner of 20th & Rutland. Phone (832) 265-1706 Facebook: mamshouseofice Melange Creperie Phone (713) 291-9933 Come Visit us at the corner of Westheimer St. and Taft St. In Front of...

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Features Jennifer Steinkamp’s “Mike Kelley”

By Mimi Amaral Since the early 1900s the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) has been devoted to the procurement of arts, sciences and cultural amenities displayed within historical architectural galleries, cultural centers and community organizations. The original building, designed in 1924 by William Ward Watkin, was the first art museum to be built in the state of Texas. Furthermore, on February 2, 2012 it was announced that Steven Holl Architects will be developing an expansion to enlarge the museum’s ability to display exhibitions, collections and educational programs. A few exhibitions currently on display are: Egyptomania open until August 5; Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London showcases 48 masterpieces from the collection known as the Iveagh Bequest open until Sep 3, 2012; Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from Malba – Fundación Costantini open until August 5; and Jennifer Steinkamp’s “Mike Kelley” open until September 3. “Mike Kelley” is an exhibit by Jennifer Steinkamp that brings a huge draw because of its 3D digital animation and the way her work embraces light. “Mike Kelley,” an animated tree, evolves through four seasons by cycling from a warm spring day with pink flowers into a bright, warm, summer’s day with the illumination of delicate green leaves while moving toward the incandescence of autumn before it enters a winter’s storm leaving the tree bare and baron. Alison de Lima Greene,...

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“Art to Heart” Fights to End Human Trafficking

Kelsey Kincaid, a 19 year old graduate of La Port High School and former dancer of 15 years, will be trying her hand as a producer for her very first event appropriately entitled “Art to Heart” which will be held on August 4, 2012. The event will consist of a contemporary dance performance with art for sale as well and 100% of all proceeds will go to the Redeemed Ministries, whose mission is to fight for an end of human trafficking in the Houston area. The show will take place at Fairmont Park Church at 10401 Belfast Rd., La Porte, TX 77571. Tickets are $7 at the door; doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. For more...

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Free Things to Do in Houston: Don’t Miss Out!

FREE THINGS TO DO IN HOUSTON By David J. Knee Art Car Museum 140 Heights Blvd Houston, TX 77007 Information (713) 861-5526 Hours Wednesday-Sunday: 11 am-6 pm Closed: Monday & Tuesday Admission Always Free CAMH| Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston Texas 77006 Information (713) 284-8250 Hours Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday: 10 am-7 pm Thursday: 10 am-9 pm Saturday-Sunday: 12 pm-6 pm Closed Monday Admission Always FREE Holocaust Museum Houston Morgan Family Center 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004 Information (713) 942-8000 Hours Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm Saturday-Sunday 12:00-5 pm On the first Thursday of each month the museum remains open until 8 pm Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day Admissions General admission is free The Heritage Society 1100 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 Information (713) 655-1912 Hours Museum Hours Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am-4 pm Sunday: 1 pm-4 pm Historic House Tour Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm. Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving Admission The museum gallery is always Free. The Menil Collection 1533 Sul Ross Street Houston, TX 77006 Information (713) 525-9400 Hours Wednesday-Sunday: 11 am-7 pm The Museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Drive Houston, TX 77030 Information (832) 487-7102...

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18th Annual Sing For Hope Gala Presented by Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Mayor Parker and Gala Chairs will Recognize the 25th Anniversary of Bering Omega Community Services Dental Clinic Honorees Houston, TX—Bering Omega Community Services gala co-chairs Jared Lang, General Manager of Momentum Audi and president of Fashion Houston, and Jeff Gremillion, Editor-in-Chief of Houston Magazine along with honorary chairs Hank Coleman and Kathryn King Coleman announced that Houston Mayor Annise Parker will participate and make remarks at the 18th Annual Sing For Hope gala. The September 15, 2012, gala will recognize the 25th Anniversary of the Bering Omega Community Services Oral Health Clinic and will present the distinguished Camille Zamora Award to Bering Omega Dental Clinic’s founding dentists, which includes Dr. Sam Adams (deceased), Dr. Edwin Cordray, Dr. Mark Nichols, Dr. Michael Sell, Dr. Bruce Smith, and Dr. Tim Hastings (deceased). “I am honored to be a part of Bering Omega’s prestigious annual Sing For Hope Gala,” said Houston Mayor Annise Parker. “There is no more worthy cause than caring for our community, and I hope this year’s event will raise awareness and even more financial contributions for Houstonians in need.” The September 15 gala entails an evening of fine dining, musical performance and celebration of Bering Omega’s community supporters via: Act I – Cocktails and an elegant Prelude Dinner at The Houston Club Act II- Post -dinner musical performances staged at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theatre. Luxury shuttles will...

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