It's an evening of culture,fashion, art, music and food.Combine this with galleries filled with works from local artist and the announcement of this year's MasterMind Awards winners and you have the Houston Press Artopia party.
Now you can put this on your calendar and spend even less money, though our Voice Daily Deal that starts today and ends next Tuesday, January 13.
General admission tickets are on sale for $29 ($55 at the door) and VIP tickets for $45 ($85 at the door).
Haven't been to Artopia? Here's a look at last year's event:
A Jumper Maybach Fine Art VIP ticket includes: entry into the event, complimentary valet, access to the Jumper Maybach Fine Art VIP Lounge with seating and private bar, catered spread, as well as access to all general admission areas and entertainment.
A general admission ticket entitles you to entry into the event and access to all art and entertainment, as well as food and drink samples.
Both tickets include complimentary sample bites from various local restaurants and complimentary beer, wine and liquor samples.
Three individuals or groups will be announced as winners at the 7th Annual MasterMind Awards sponsored by Stella Artois and will each receive a $2,000 check from the Houston Press. These are Houston-area artists and creative groups who are being recognized for the contributions they've made to the local art community in the past year.
Here's some more information about Artopia and the events that lead up to it and follow it: Artopia When: January 24, 2015 Time: 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Where: Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter Street Website: www.houstonpressartopia.com
Fashion by: Marrittah - www.marrittah.com A Leap of Style - www.aleapofstyle.com Mysterious NPN - http://www.mysteriousnpn.com/
Dance Performance: The Houston MET Dance Company
Models by: Neal Hamil Modeling Agency
Music by: BLSHS - https://www.facebook.com/BLSHSmusic PuraPharm - https://www.facebook.com/pages/PuraPharm/100603966652339 New York City Queens - https://www.facebook.com/newyorkcityqueens DJ Ceeplus Bad Knives - http://www.facebook.com/CeeplusBadKnives CHNNLZ - http://www.davewrangler.com/chnnlz
Restaurant sampling: Pollo Tropical & BB's Cafe (More to come)
Preview Party: Houston Press Artopia will kick off with a Preview Party on January 15, at 1919 Wine & Mixology, 2736 Virginia Street, from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. At the Preview Party, attendees will be able to catch a sneak peek of some of the sights and sounds that will be showcased at Artopia, such as live painting by Andres Chapa and Micah Simmons, and entertainment by magician Michael Carducci. Enjoy live music and drink specials featuring Circulo Tequila crafted by the 2013 Best of Houston - Best Bartender, 1919's very own Andres Chapa. This is a Free event. All guests must be 21+. RSVP on Facebook.
After Party: The party doesn't end at 11 p.m. The Official After Party for the 7th Annual Houston Press Artopia will be at AURA from 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. on Saturday, January 24. Artopia style entertainment will continue along with Circulo Tequila drink specials and other surprises. Free Event. Guests must be 21+