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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
With today marking the first day of Black History Month, we wanted to share a piece of our DC trip with you – our visit to the Newseum where we were able to see the special civil rights exhibit: “1966: Civil Rights at 50” (on display until Jan. 2, 2017). We compiled a short video