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Play it Again Sam! Some Things Are Worth Repeating.

Posted: March 4, 2020 at 6:10 am   /   Art & Culture, Libraries, Museums, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Restaurants

Casablanca How many of you have watched the film Casablanca? The movie dates back to 1942. It is a romantic film drama starring stars Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, and others. It won an academy award for best picture.  It is a World War II film with people fighting in the resistance against the Germans. There […]

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A look back

A Look Back: Come Along For The Ride!

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 8:14 pm   /   Do You Know?, Museums, Parks & Outdoor, Recent Posts, Restaurants

Exploring Houston Let’s take a look back at some intriguing places in and around Houston. With all of the information available to us daily, it is incredible that our brains can absorb it all. More amazingly, it is our fact of recall when desiring to pull up the information again. What we choose to remember […]

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National Museum of Funeral History Hearses

Hearses: Eye-popping Collection in Houston

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 2:02 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities, Recent Posts

The National Museum of Funeral History A wide variety of hearses are on view at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston. Some of these date from the late 1800s! Back in those long-gone days, most of these conveyances were horse-drawn. Motorized vehicles did not yet exist. In this post, you can take a […]

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Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum becomes a New Venue

Posted: July 4, 2016 at 3:38 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Did You Know?, Museums

Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum in Houston, Texas This is a look back at an exceptional museum exhibit which once graced our city for a time. Those of us who got to see it were fortunate to have had that experience! If you were not among its visitors, take a look at what you missed and […]

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Mars by artist MPA in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Posted: May 9, 2016 at 7:42 pm   /   Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston is certainly a distinctive building from the exterior.  The architect Gunnar Birkerts designed a stainless steel clad parallelogram space.  Shafts of sunlight can bounce off of this reflective surface on sunlit days.  Even in cloudy weather, this building invites attention from passersby. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston 1972 was the […]

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