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Community Sculpture to be Featured at Houston Fine Art Fair

| September 1, 2015
Community Sculpture to be Featured at Houston Fine Art Fair

Katy Contemporary Arts Museum Comes Full Circle With Collaborative Reuse Sculpture Project By Mara Soloway When the Houston Fine Art Fair takes place at NRG Center on Sept. 9 – 12, an installation called Pieces of Texas being created by the Katy Contemporary Arts Museum (KCAM) will share the main installation space along with some […]

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Pièces de Résistance, the art of collecting art

| August 1, 2015
Pièces de Résistance, the art of collecting art

The art of collecting art By Cheryl Alexander Photos by Gary Huff Photography Typically when I have the opportunity to write about art, the articles spotlight artists and their work, and during the interview we will discuss their passion, their training, their style, their evolution. This time, however, my assignment was to interview David Horn, […]

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BMW of West Houston Grand Opening

| August 1, 2015
BMW of West Houston Grand Opening

Katy state-of-the-art facility opening event benefited Houston Children’s Charity B MW of West Houston celebrated its grand opening in June in high style as artists, acrobats and performers entertained hundreds of guests who, despite Tropical Storm Bill’s impending appearance, enjoyed a memorable night of style and elegance. The crowd sipped champagne and craft cocktails, enjoyed gourmet […]

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Katy Teen on the Rise in the Music World

| August 1, 2015
Katy Teen on the Rise in the Music World

Sydney Bryant is passionate about songwriting and performing Sydney Bryant is already an accomplished singer/songwriter at the age of 15. The Seven Lakes High School student has amassed an impressive catalog of original songs for piano and guitar, both of which she plays to accompany her vocals. With the great range of her rich alto […]

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“An Evening with Ashley Judd”

| August 1, 2015
“An Evening with Ashley Judd”

Benefit event for Fort Bend Women’s Center to be held Oct. 1 Acclaimed actress, activist and humanitarian Ashley Judd will be in Houston this fall for a very special event. “An Evening with Ashley Judd” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Junior League of Houston, benefiting Fort Bend Women’s Center. For 35 […]

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Taylor Morrison Brings “Made in America” Merchandised Home to Houston

| August 1, 2015
Taylor Morrison Brings “Made in America” Merchandised Home to Houston

This year, Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, will debut a new project — one that features unique designs of American manufacturers and craftspeople — the “Made in America” merchandised model home opening this fall in Houston. The interior design of the home will feature everything from furniture to accessories that will be […]

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CELEBRATE AMERICA’S BIRTHDAY

| July 1, 2015
CELEBRATE AMERICA’S BIRTHDAY

Come out and attend these patriotic community events Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Enjoy food, fun and fireworks at these family-frevents in the Katy area. All events will be held Saturday, July 4. FULSHEAR FREEDOM FEST 5:30-9:30 p.m • Downtown Fulshear The 8th Annual Fulshear Freedom […]

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U-Haul Destination No. 1

| July 1, 2015
U-Haul Destination No. 1

Movers, not rain, flooded Houston in 2014 The rains immersed Houston and other Texas cities in recent weeks, giving Harris County its wettest spring on record and creating trying times for families and businesses that sustained flooding and even loss of life. Now Houston can embrace a more navigable reign – one that has it […]

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Change: the Only Thing Constant in the Queen
of Houston Gardening’s Landscape

| July 1, 2015
Change: the Only Thing Constant in the Queen <br>of Houston Gardening’s Landscape</br>

Kathy Huber shares her wisdom gained over 30 years By Cherie Foster Colburn When Georgia native Kathy Huber drove into Houston in the late 1970s, she never dreamed she would spend the next three decades as one of the gurus of Texas gardening. After all, she’d earned her degree in English literature with a plan […]

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5 New Things to do in Galveston!

| June 1, 2015
5 New Things to do in Galveston!

Besides Beaches, Vacation Destination Also Offers Fun, Food, Family Attractions, Tours, Culture And History Why not experience life on island time on your long-awaited vacation this summer? Galveston Island’s enchanting views of sparkling waters and sandy shores are just a couple of reasons why time seems to stand still in this historic beach town. This […]

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Cane Island Experiences Brisk Early Activity

| June 1, 2015
Cane Island Experiences Brisk Early Activity

Community Features New Family Homes And Luxury Patio Homes By Several Developers Just weeks after home builders in Cane Island opened their on-site sales offices, as many as 500 visitors per week are coming to the new Katy master-planned community to review floor plans and pricing for new family homes and luxury patio homes. “The […]

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Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails

| May 1, 2015
Maren Fuqua Blazing Off-Road Motorcycle Trails

  Accomplished Teenager Now Races In Men’s Division By Mara Soloway Maren Fuqua initially might seem like a typical 16-year-old girl. She likes to get manicures and wear cute clothes, and she loves to hang out with family and friends. However, she only gets the chance to do these things after her daily 2-3 mile […]

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Following in Her Mother’s Teaching Footsteps

| May 1, 2015
Following in Her Mother’s Teaching Footsteps

First Year Teacher Of The Year Award Runs In The Family By Melanie Saxton Lauren Galyon recalls that since sixth grade she was practically raised in a classroom. Her mother, Julie Galyon, had left a career as a flight attendant and received an alternative teaching certificate from the University of St. Thomas. She became third-grade […]

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Portrait of an Artist

| May 1, 2015
Portrait of an Artist

  Watercolor Artist Comes Full Circle By Cheryl Alexander In 1978, Mark Stewart, now an award-winning artist and architect, made his first visit to New York City as an employee of a large Houston-based architectural firm. He was less than two years out of college and was traveling with a fellow employee not much older […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Nicole & Jadeon

| May 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Nicole & Jadeon

Text by Melanie Saxton Photos by Debbie Lourens Photography and ST Photography Cape Town Imagine the logistics of planning a wedding overseas! That’s precisely the challenge faced by Nicole Mora of Katy and Jadeon du Toit of South Africa and their family and friends. To accommodate all their loved ones, the couple had a simple civil […]

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori
Fill Your Vacation with Art

| May 1, 2015
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Fill Your Vacation with Art

Museums, Resorts And Cruise Ships Showcase Fine Art

There are many DIY projects and repurposing options when it comes to antiques, but right off the bat, I want to warn you to know the value of your keepsakes, heirlooms, and treasures before your start repurposing.

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Literary and Fine Arts Festival and Parade 2015

| April 1, 2015
Literary and Fine Arts Festival  and Parade 2015

Fort Bend County Precinct Three Hosts Second Annual Event It’s that time of year again when Fort Bend County showcases its extremely talented youngsters. The Second Annual Literary and Fine Arts Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cinco Ranch Public Library, 2620 Commercial Center […]

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Wild West Brew Fest, Coming May 1-2

| April 1, 2015
Wild West Brew Fest, Coming May 1-2

Beer Lovers Gear Up For Big Event That Gives Back To The Community By Melanie Saxton David Loesch once attended a Brew Fest in Breckenridge, Colorado that raised money for foster homes. The concept of “fun for a cause” resonated deeply, and he thought it would be an awesome idea for the City of Katy. […]

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“Jazz With a Katy Flair,” April 23

| April 1, 2015
“Jazz With a Katy Flair,” April 23

An Evening Of Jazz Music Benefits Katy ISD Education Foundation And Its Teacher Grant Program The Katy ISD Education Foundation will host its second annual “Jazz with a Katy Flair” on Thursday, April 23, at Palacio Maria, 21728 Highland Knolls Drive. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Hosted in […]

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MEMORABLE WEDDINGS
Kristen & Ryan

| April 1, 2015
MEMORABLE WEDDINGS </br>Kristen & Ryan

Text by Melanie Saxton | Photos by Elise Bennett Photography and Molly Blair Photographer Ryan Yoho and Kristen Marino’s wedding can best be described as a festive fusion of Katy and Cajun! Ryan is a Cinco Ranch High graduate and met his future wife while attending Louisiana State University. Kristen is a native Louisianan who […]

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