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2012 Stories by Bob Ruggiero

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  • Bayou City Art Festival

    published June 14, 2012

    Houston's homegrown celebration of all things creative, the Bayou City Arts Festival, returns this year with more than 300 local and national... More >>

  • Texas Contemporary Art Fair

    published June 14, 2012

    The Texas Contemporary Art Fair, despite what its title might suggest, is not limited to visual artists from the Lone Star State. More than... More >>

  • Houston Symphony: Classic Soul

    published June 14, 2012

    A couple of hundred years from now, will people of the future consider the rock and pop of the 1960s to be ''classical'' music? The Houston... More >>

  • The Original Greek Festival

    published June 14, 2012

    Event co-chair Dana Kantalis hopes visitors to the Original Greek Festival learn one Greek word: philoxenia. ''That directly translates to... More >>

  • Houston Press Brewfest

    published June 14, 2012

    Hops heads, suds sycophants and connoisseurs of craft brews come together at the Houston Press Brewfest. The returning beer-sampling... More >>

  • DockDogs

    published June 14, 2012

    The fur will fly and pet-able bodies will float through the air with the greatest of ease (and maybe a little coaxing from a rubber ball) at... More >>

  • Third Annual Houston Fine Art Fair

    published June 14, 2012

    FotoFest founders Wendy Watriss and Fred Baldwin receive some well-earned recognition when they pick up the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at the... More >>

  • ''George Krause: A Night in Summer White''

    published June 14, 2012

    With his signature light-box technique, photographer and retired University of Houston faculty member George Krause is best known for his... More >>

  • The Big Slide Show

    published June 14, 2012

    As part of its mission to help develop contemporary art and artists, each year the Lawndale Art Center invites creative types living within 100... More >>

  • Museum Experience, Zone 3

    published June 14, 2012

    Houston's Museum District is home to a whopping 19 institutions running the gamut from collections dedicated to art and animals to Czech culture... More >>

  • Summer in the City 2013: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

    published June 14, 2012

    With the jukebox musical of the Four Seasons story, Jersey Boys, a runaway success, interest has been renewed in the vocal group who... More >>

  • ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights

    published June 14, 2012

    While it won't be mentioned by Willard Scott in his regular birthday greetings segment on The Today Show, the Houston Symphony is putting... More >>

  • Bruce Bruce

    published June 14, 2012

    Comic Bruce Bruce is known for his double-sized XX girth and onstage antics. Starting out as a barbecue cook who would do shtick for... More >>

  • ''The Artist's Palette: Primary Colors on Paper''

    published June 14, 2012

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston doesn't usually arrange its exhibits according to color, but for ''The Artist's Palette: Primary Colors on... More >>

  • ''Picasso: Black & White''

    published June 14, 2012

    Throughout his career, Spanish artist Pablo Picasso experimented with wildly divergent styles, techniques, subject matter, and mediums. But over... More >>

  • Houston Children's Festival

    published June 14, 2012

    Touted as ''the largest children's festival in the United States,'' and with an expected total attendance of 50,000 (most of those kids), the... More >>

  • Monster Energy AMA Supercross

    published June 14, 2012

    Like fans of other sports that involve complex machinery thrusting forward at impossibly high rates of speed (think NASCAR, Formula One,... More >>

  • Brilliant Lecture Series: Stephen Hawking

    published June 14, 2012

    Past speakers in the Brilliant Lecture Series have included George Clooney and Betty White. Now the series presents world-famous physicist,... More >>

  • Haute Wheels Houston

    published June 14, 2012

    At Haute Wheels Houston, hungry customers have their choice of 20 different trucks, including Angie's Cake, Bernie's Burger Bus, Big Daddy... More >>

  • West Side Story

    published June 14, 2012

    When it debuted on Broadway in 1957, West Side Story was a groundbreaking musical. A loose retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and... More >>

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade

    published June 14, 2012

    Theoretically, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so it's no stretch that the official theme for the 54th Annual St. Patrick's Parade... More >>

  • Houston Jewish Film Festival: The Other Son

    published June 14, 2012

    Switched-at-birth plots have been around for hundreds of years. Lorraine Levy's 2012 film The Other Son takes that plotline and adds... More >>

  • Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

    published June 14, 2012

    Hans Graf takes the podium for Tchaikovsky's Pathétique with the Houston Symphony. ''Pathétique'' means passionate in French,... More >>

  • ''Quattro''

    published June 14, 2012

    The Montrose Art Society's appropriately titled first exhibition and sale of the year, ''Quattro,'' presents the work of the four artists... More >>

  • The Artist's Eye

    published June 14, 2012

    Houston artist Jeremy De Prez has been boning up on French installation artist Jean-Pierre Raynaud's work to lead a discussion as part of The... More >>

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