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2008 Stories by Olivia Flores Alvarez

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  • “Whimsical Wearables”

    published December 25, 2008

    Is it jewelry? Or is it art? “Whimsical Wearables: Jewelry for Our Time” doesn’t answer those questions as much as it rephrases... More >>

  • Jamie Kennedy

    published December 25, 2008

    It isn’t a straight line from Romeo and Juliet to Scream World 4, but comedian/actor Jamie Kennedy seems to have found his way... More >>

  • Holiday Inn

    published December 25, 2008

    Here are a few things you probably don’t remember about the 1942 film Holiday Inn: One, Bing Crosby’s character has a nervous... More >>

  • “Tempo: Photography by Lorena Guillen Vaschetti”

    published December 25, 2008

    Sometimes it’s what you don’t see that’s important. Case in point: “Tempo: Photography by Lorena Guillen Vaschetti,”... More >>

  • Kwanzaa WonderWeek

    published December 25, 2008

    It was back in 1966 when grad student Maulana Karenga, upset about the Watts riots the year before, decided the African-American community needed... More >>

  • Wumwoyo Wa Kwanzaa/The Spirit of Kwanzaa

    published December 25, 2008

    Kuumba House Dance Theatre’s Wumwoyo Wa Kwanzaa/The Spirit of Kwanzaa is unlike any other holiday celebration you’ll see this... More >>

  • Marine Biologist/Zoologist for a Day

    published December 25, 2008

    Put your kid on a career path starting now at the Downtown Aquarium’s Marine Biologist and Zoologist for a Day events. During the Marine... More >>

  • Winter Day Camps at the Jewish Community Center

    published December 25, 2008

    Got a bored kid on your hands this winter break? Send them to one of several day camps over at the Jewish Community Center and they’ll be... More >>

  • Cool Critters Camp

    published December 25, 2008

    Kids can see nature up close at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center’s Cool Critters camps, where students age five to 12 will learn about... More >>

  • Dead Poet’s Slam

    published December 25, 2008

    Just because a poet’s dead, doesn’t mean her rhymes are, especially not at today’s Dead Poet’s Slam. Each volunteer reader... More >>

  • New Year’s Eve Bash

    published December 25, 2008

    Kids, why not make a day of it at the New Year’s Eve Bash at the Children’s Museum of Houston? At the stroke of noon, there’s a... More >>

  • Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve

    published December 25, 2008

    Younger partygoers can get an early start on welcoming 2009 with some afternoon fun at Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve at the Downtown... More >>

  • New Year’s Eve Party and Overnight

    published December 25, 2008

    Kids can blast off into 2009 during the New Year’s Eve Party and Overnight at the Jewish Community Center with a trip to the Rockets game... More >>

  • The Annual Jewish Community Center Bagel Ball

    published December 18, 2008

    Looking for a “Jingle Bells”-free zone? Try the Annual Jewish Community Center Bagel Ball. You’ll have a good time drinking and... More >>

  • Bayou Bend Family Day

    published December 18, 2008

    Carolers and storytellers will stroll the grounds, performing for visitors during Bayou Bend Family Day. Inside, you’ll tour Christmas scenes... More >>

  • Playhouse Disney Live

    published December 18, 2008

    Mickey Mouse, Tigger and Pooh, Handy Manny and all those Little Ensteins will be center stage at today’s Playhouse Disney Live. Kids... More >>

  • Rocky Horror Picture Show with Shadow Cast

    published December 18, 2008

    Be among the beautiful ones at this screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show with a shadow cast. The live actors, from the Beautiful... More >>

  • Sugar Land Town Square Christmas Concert and Movie

    published December 18, 2008

    Looking for some free family fun this holiday season? Try the Sugar Land Town Square for a variety of outdoor events. There’s a Christmas... More >>

  • Holiday Pet Adoption

    published December 18, 2008

    “Home for the holidays” takes on a new meaning when you drop by the Holiday Pet Adoption center. Kittens, puppies, cats and dogs are all... More >>

  • Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark Give-a-way

    published December 18, 2008

    There might not be such a thing as a free lunch anymore, but, for today at least, there is a free helmet. The first 50 skaters at the Lee and Joe... More >>

  • Wine-Tasting Dinner Cruise

    published December 18, 2008

    Enjoy an afternoon out on a 100 foot-plus luxury yacht with some great good, live entertainment and (here’s the really fun part) plenty of... More >>

  • The Cooking Show Holiday Special con Mero Cocinero Karimi

    published December 18, 2008

    Latino actor Robert Karimi stirs up some tasty humor in The Cooking Show Holiday Special con Mero Cocinero Karimi, the show that’s... More >>

  • Ice Worlds

    published December 18, 2008

    Get ready for skinny polar bears and a colder Europe if we can’t stop global warming Mother Earth gets the cold shoulder in Ice... More >>

  • Chanukah on Ice

    published December 18, 2008

    Hit the rink with the Houston Rockets mascot Clutch and the Aeros’ Chilly at Chanukah on Ice. Music, ice skating, dreidel games and a Menorah... More >>

  • Woodlands Outdoor Ice Rink

    published December 18, 2008

    Leave the holiday blues behind when you glide around the tenth annual Woodlands Outdoor Ice Rink. Don’t worry if you’re not too steady... More >>

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