Sometimes it comes down to one person to pull off a show. She may be a visionary, or a workhorse, or as simply a relentless recruiter of friends and unsuspecting collaborators. Several of Houston's most significant arts events in 2010 were small-scale, planned in kitchens and garages, and mounted by an enthusiastic few. With scant resources, these events are nonetheless where audiences come away with the richest experiences.
These were our favorites.