Halo Group Houston Holiday Formal // David Yurman Reopening // Queen of Heirs Party

Halo Group Houston Holiday Formal // David Yurman Reopening // Queen of Heirs Party

12.02 - 12.21

A spectacular sold-out gala, the Halo Group Houston Holiday Formal was the inaugural Houston event for the Dallas-based Clayton Dabney For Kids with Cancer Foundation. Convening at La Colombe d’Or, who also catered, the lavish evening featured an elegant Christmas tree adorned with ornaments for guests to take home, light bites, a martini bar (featuring Read

Houston’s Very Own MacArthur // Magical Musical Morning

12.01 - 12.14
by Anne Lee Phillips

Art enthusiasts convened at the party celebrating the recent naming of Houston-based artist and co-founder of Project Row Houses, Rick Lowe, as a MacArthur Foundation Fellow (widely known as the Genius Grant). Supportive friends Penelope and Lester Marks, Jonathon Glus, Cindy Clifford, and Mayor Annise Parker chaired the affair at the Marks’ abode, which boasts one of the top 200 collections of contemporary Read

Houston’s Very Own MacArthur // Magical Musical Morning
Menil Contemporaries Party // Pratham Houston Luncheon // ROCO Yuletide Concert

Menil Contemporaries Party // Pratham Houston Luncheon // ROCO Yuletide Concert

12.08 - 12.09
by Anne Lee Phillips

Young art-loving professionals previewed Love + Squalor, the bar inside midtown’s new restaurant Weights + Measures at the Menil Collection Contemporaries holiday party. Special cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, including Jamaican rum punch and Roman-style pizzas, were prepared exclusively for the group of aesthetes . . .   Sophisticated supporters of Pratham Houston enjoyed a fashion show from Chloe Dao and Read

Arts of the Islamic World Gala

01.30

The black-tie Arts of the Islamic World Gala, in its fourth biennial incarnation, boasts an executive committee comprised of Rania Daniel, Zeina Fares, Vahid Kooros, Sima Ladjevardian, Sultana Mangalji, Franci Neely, Cenk Ozdogan, Sabiha Rehmatulla, Aliyya Stude, and Monsour Taghdisi. The primary goal of the MFAH benefit is to select new acquisitions for the museum’s Read

Arts of the Islamic World Gala
Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

01.22

The 23rd annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, chaired by Kathleen and James Jennings, will honor Katy Hays for her years of work on the Houston Center for Literacy board. A seated dinner is prelude to the titular main event, with teams of two competing to crown a spelling bee winner. Bee there! What: Great Grown-Up Read

Houston Symphony’s Children’s Fashion Show and Luncheon

03.08

The yearly fashion show returns, sporting teen models on the runway dressed in styles from Neiman Marcus. Chairmen Brittany Cassin and Susan Hansen, along with honorary chairs Courtney and Billy Toomey, keep the tradition alive, benefitting the Symphony’s education and community engagement programming. What: Houston Symphony’s Children’s Fashion Show and Luncheon When: Sunday, March 8, Read

Houston Symphony’s Children’s Fashion Show and Luncheon