29th Annual Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas

29th Annual Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas

07.04

Look for fireworks in the sky and on the stage at this year’s Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas celebration, headlined by country crooners Clint Black and Josh Turner. Also performing will be Buckwheat Zydeco, Ernest Walker, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmie Vaughan, Thunder Soul and La Orquesta Salmerum. But that’s only part of the Fourth of July fun. Festivities Read

Rice Design Alliance’s AfterWards: An Architecture Tour of Houston’s Wards and Beyond

04.11 - 04.12

Explore Houston’s six original neighborhoods on this tour of select homes on Tulane, Sampson, Francis, Robin, Woodhead, Chestnut, Sabine and North St. Charles streets. The tour is only open to Rice Design Alliance members, but you can join in advance or during the event at designated locations; memberships purchased March 1 through April 12 include Read

Rice Design Alliance’s AfterWards: An Architecture Tour of Houston’s Wards and Beyond
Steele Red Carpet Party

Steele Red Carpet Party

04.24

What: Steele Red Carpet Party. Where: Houston Bicycle Museum. Who: Master of ceremonies Ruben Dominguez; glam television stars including Landon Gimenez, Shelton Jolivette, Madison Dellamea, Mykle McCoslin, Akili McDowell, and Deneen Tyler; also pup-couture guru Kiki Hamann. PC Moment: The annual red carpet rollout brings Hollywood to Houston, benefitting a cache of causes — this year’s was Read

Becca Cason Thrash, Best Buddies and Bovines at B&B Preview Party

05.20

What: Seated preview dinner of the new upscale steakhouse, honoring Becca Cason Thrash and supporters of Best Buddies. Where: B&B Butchers & Restaurant, in the newly restored century-old Dittman building on Washington Avenue. Who: Owner/restaurateur/host Ben Berg, John and Becca Cason Thrash, Ann and Mathew Wolf, Lindley and Jason Arnoldy, Monsour Taghdisi and Henry Richardson, Tony Bradshaw and Kevin Black, Christina Stith, Greg Fourticq, Greggory Read

Becca Cason Thrash, Best Buddies and Bovines at B&B Preview Party
Ballet Barre End of Season Soirée at Fluff Bake Bar

Ballet Barre End of Season Soirée at Fluff Bake Bar

05.19

What: Ballet Barre: Young Professionals for Houston Ballet End of Season Party. Where: Fluff Bake Bar. Who: Hannah Lonergan, Erin Stewart, David Moyer, Hasti Taghi, as well as Houston Ballet dancers Jessica Collado, Lauren Strongin and husband (and former principal dancer) Joseph Walsh, Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews, Allison Miller and husband Max Gonzalez. PC Moment: Rebecca Masson welcomed Read

Mark Chestnutt Rocks the Cattle Baron’s Ball

04.25

What: Cattle Baron’s Ball, themed “Deep in the Heart,” benefitting the American Cancer Society and honoring Judi and Jack Johnson and The David and Eula Wintermann Foundation. Where: The George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond, Texas. Who: VICTORY chairmen Becky Joy and JoLynelle Farina and respective husbands Kelly Joy and Matt Farina; VICTORY prez Dee Darby; supporters Allison and Adam Read

Mark Chestnutt Rocks the Cattle Baron’s Ball