Category: Arts

Artist Najee Dorsey and his Exhibition, “Somewhere South,” Coming to Houston

Houston art lovers, get ready for a great show! The Nicole Longnecker Gallery will hold an exhibition for Columbus, Georgia artist Najee Dorsey. The exhibition, titled “Somewhere South,” will feature Dorsey’s large scale mixed media works, along with some of his unique digital compositions. The exhibition runs from June 30 to August 31, 2018. Dorsey

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Project Row Houses in Houston’s Third Ward

We love sharing gems with you in our lovely city of Houston. After our Downtown Houston staycation, we ventured a few miles south to Houston’s historic Third Ward to check out art installations at the Project Row Houses (PRH). PRH is all about community – by using art with an emphasis on cultural identity and

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Kulture Houston Menu Tasting & Interview with Owner Marcus Davis

Houston, you’re in for a treat. Kulture Houston, the downtown Houston restaurant offering southern cuisine, also aims to express the cultural contributions of African Americans in this nation through food, music and art. “Our goal is to give guests some of the good stuff we’ve given artistically as a people of color in this nation,”

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Main Street Theater’s Production of Akeelah and the Bee Inspires and Empowers

  2 Girls Who Travel love the arts and when Main Street Theater (MST) recently presented a production of Akeelah and the Bee, we were there! You probably remember the 2006 big screen drama about a young girl who overcomes some major obstacles (dead father, busy working mom, and an in-with-the-wrong-crowd brother) to make it to

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2 Girls Who Travel Attend the Black Heritage Festival in Houston

It’s that time of year again … we were happy to attend the Houston Black Heritage Music & Arts Festival last year and super excited to be joining as media again this year! True to its name, the third annual event celebrated black heritage and included musical acts – local and national – vendors, black

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2 Girls Who Travel Switch It Up: The Mad Potter

Ever get tired of doing the same old thing for Girls Night Out? Movies, wine. Dinner, wine. Shopping, wine. Ok, let’s not nix the wine, but how about doing something to tap into your creative side? We suggest trying out The Mad Potter – like the name suggests, this involves … you guessed it: pottery!

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit Houston’s Museum District

What do you do when it’s the weekend in Houston and 102 degrees outside? You stay inside!! Well, we didn’t just stay inside at home; we opted for a cultural trip to the Houston Museum District with some friends. Now the Museum District is huge – 19 museums huge! We had to figure out a

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2 Girls Who Travel Attend the Stage Play “Grand Concourse”

We had the pleasure of stepping away from the food and drinks this weekend and attending a stage play at Houston’s Main Street Theater in Rice Village. First of all, how did we miss this gem? It’s so cute … and it’s a smaller venue than the ones downtown where we’ve frequented many times. The

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit The Windy City

We’re less than a week back from our trip to Chicago and look forward to reminiscing for purposes of writing this blog! Chicago is one of those cities you can visit time and time again and do something different each visit. We had both been, but not collectively as 2 Girls Who Travel … and

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2 Girls Who Travel Attend “Syncing Ink” at Alley Theatre

It’s true! 2 Girls Who Travel definitely love to travel. We also love to find great restaurants – hidden gems – here in Houston and around the country. But our other love is cultural arts – museums, music and theater. We have spent many, many hours emerged in cultural art finds. We recently attended the

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