Category: Arts

2 Girls Who Travel Visit The Dorseys’ Black Art in America Collection

2 Girls Who Travel had the pleasure of attending the opening of The Dorseys’ Black Art in America Collection at the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC). From current artists like Delita Martin to departed legends like Elizabeth Catlett, the collection has an array of artwork, sculptures and mixed media pieces that speak to

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Favorite Instagram Friends

Happy Holidays! 2 Girls Who Travel love this time of year – the weather, holiday decorations, vacations, delicious food and of course holiday parties with family and friends. Because it is the season of giving, we want to give our readers a gift. So we decided to share some of our favorite Instagram friends with

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2018 MPAC Film Festival features GRAMMY-Nominated Marsha Ambrosius

2 Girls Who Travel love the arts and definitely support the arts. When we heard the Mack Performing Arts Collective (MPAC), a 501(c)(3) arts organization, announced their MPAC Film Festival fall lineup, we were stoked. The biannual festival’s last special guest was actress Kim Fields and for this upcoming festival Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and

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Elevate the Power of the Arts

2 Girls Who Travel love the theater. So when the Ensemble Theatre (Houston, TX) announced their 2018-2019 season, we were thrilled. So in true 2 Girls Who Travel fashion, we are sharing the good news! If you aren’t familiar with the Ensemble Theatre, we need to change that immediately. Located in Houston’s Midtown District, The

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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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