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News Personalities Walk the Runway for Star of Hope Musical Extravaganza! Virtuosi of Houston Celebrates 20 years of Musical Success Hats On For Nora's Home Derby Themed Gala Bollywood Designer Adorns Pratham Gala Shopping their Hearts Out! Houston Luxury Realtors Turn Open Houses into Upscale Private Events A Fashionable Crowd Cheer for Houston's Best Dressed Ladies Tiger Ball Wows Houston's Diverse Crowd with Korean Fashion Fair River Oaks Country Club Hosts Families Luncheon Friends and Family Children's Museum Luncheon

News Personalities Walk the Runway for Star of Hope

May 25, 2016

The 2016 Star of Hope 18th Annual Haute of Hope Celebrity Fashion Show and Luncheon event Chairs Shana Wood and Elizabeth Wood Edgeworth put together an amazing show spotlighting the Bayou City’s media professionals who not only cover the news, but a…

Musical Extravaganza! Virtuosi of Houston Celebrates 20 years of Musical Success

May 23, 2016

On May 7, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, Texas, Legends of the Future gala was hosted by the Virtuosi of Houston celebrating its 20 years, chaired by Karina and Carlos Barbieri and Zarine and Meherwan Boyce.

Hats On For Nora's Home Derby Themed Gala

May 13, 2016

LCAHouston was off to the races on May 6th, 2016 for the Nora’s Home Kentucky Derby Gala. Hosted at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, the event included a casino room where guests could place their bets, a live performance by the David Careers Band, and a liv…

Bollywood Designer Adorns Pratham Gala

May 10, 2016

A thousand people gathered at the Hilton Americas on a Saturday evening to celebrate Pratham’s Annual Gala with prominent Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra raising $1.8 Million to eradicate illiteracy in India.

Shopping their Hearts Out!

April 20, 2016

The craze for Kate Middleton’s favorite brand was apparent when Developments in Literacy (DIL) ‘Shop for a Cause’ extravaganza was hosted by DIL Board member Mona Khan on Thursday at the L.K.Bennett store in the Galleria, Houston, Texas.

Houston Luxury Realtors Turn Open Houses into Upscale Private Events

April 4, 2016

Nan & Company Properties caters to the type of clients who are used to fine cuisine, high-end art, attention to serve and a personal touch, so when a new multi-million dollar home goes on the market, a regular open house just won’t do.

A Fashionable Crowd Cheer for Houston's Best Dressed Ladies

March 23, 2016

It was in 2011 that for the first time an Indian American, Nidhika Mehta, made it to the Houston Chronicle’s list of Top Ten Best Dressed. This was so appropriate as Houston boasts a sophisticated and diverse fashionable crowd.

Tiger Ball Wows Houston's Diverse Crowd with Korean Fashion Fair

March 16, 2016

Despite the heavy rains Houston’s global community, including the crème de la crème of the bayou city’s business, political and society circles, gathered Wednesday evening for Asia Society Texas Center’s Tiger Ball 2016, celebrating contemporary Kore…

River Oaks Country Club Hosts Families Luncheon

March 9, 2016

Family Houston, one of the most established social services agencies in the Greater Houston area, honored its retiring CEO Nyla K. Woods at its Celebration of Families Luncheon.

Friends and Family Children's Museum Luncheon

March 7, 2016

The Children’s Museum of Houston and chairs Divya Brown and Candace Thomas welcomed IDEO’s Digital Kids Team Lead, Michelle Lee, to the 2016 Friends and Families Luncheon on March 2, 2016 at the River Oaks Country Club.

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Musical Extravaganza! Virtuosi of Houston Celebrates 20 year ...

On May 7, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, Texas, Legends of the Future gala was hosted by the Virtuosi of Houston celebrating... (Read more)

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Hats On For Nora’s Home Derby Themed Gala

LCAHouston was off to the races on May 6th, 2016 for the Nora’s Home Kentucky Derby Gala. Hosted at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, the event... (Read more)

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Shopping their Hearts Out!

The craze for Kate Middleton's favorite brand was apparent when Developments in Literacy (DIL) 'Shop for a Cause' extravaganza was hosted by DIL Board member... (Read more)

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A Fashionable Crowd Cheer for Houston’s Best Dressed Ladies

It was in 2011 that for the first time an Indian American, Nidhika Mehta, made it to the Houston Chronicle's list of Top Ten Best... (Read more)

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Tiger Ball Wows Houston’s Diverse Crowd with Korean Fashion Fair

Despite the heavy rains Houston’s global community, including the crème de la crème of the bayou city’s business, political and society circles, gathered Wednesday evening... (Read more)

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Houston’s Leading and Growing

Chair Nancy was dazzling in a Alice and Olivia asymmetrical flare gown with husband Jose Almodovar hosted Learn Grow Lead’s 2nd annual gala, themed Give... (Read more)

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Lights Camera Action’s 2015 Most Stylish Men and Women

It is that time of the year again. As we get ready to bid adieu to another fabulous year, LCA Houston looks back on some... (Read more)

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Decked in Glitter

Katie Decker is one of a kind and likes to design her jewelry that way too. What started off as a small project, has taken... (Read more)

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Dior Delights

Dior, the world's largest luxury label regarded as the creator of haute couture, has recently found its home at River Oaks... (Read more)

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Fashionista of the Month | Britta Merwin

She has those looks of Kate Middleton, poised, elegant and sophisticated, Britta Merwin identifies herself first as a Meteorologist, her daily role in broadcasting.... (Read more)

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Fashionista of the Month | Staci Henderson

Lights Camera Action Houston International Society News is always a keen to highlight various charities, philanthropists and social gala events. One lady who is creating... (Read more)

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Rodeo Bites

The 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was given a proper start with the annual Rodeo Uncorked "Roundup & Best Bites Competition". Featuring the best... (Read more)

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Vail – A Winter Wonderland Experience

The chilling breeze and white hues of sparkling snow welcomed us and it was for the first time that I realized that the hours spent... (Read more)

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Tarakaan Experience

Thai food is an amazing amalgamation of a thousand different ingredients, from a dozen different cultures, that have been stewing in a giant melting pot... (Read more)

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The Songkram Experience

Songkram is true, elevated Thai cuisine. Once actually part of Blu Restaurant, Chef Jett and Chef Jira who are also husband and wife, have converted... (Read more)

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First Date Conversation — 5 Tips To Help Break the Ice and ...

First dates for both men and women can be stressful. All of those little nagging questions in the mind can cause people to close up... (Read more)

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Top 5 Ways to Approach Women

Approach anxiety is one of the most common feelings that stop a guy from talking to a woman they’re attracted to – or flubbing the... (Read more)

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Ajay Weds Audra

The stars in the heavens aligned in November as Ajay and Audra became one of Houston’s newest newlyweds. Ajay, son of prominent Indian-Americans Swatantra and... (Read more)

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News Personalities Walk the Runway for Star of Hope

The 2016 Star of Hope 18th Annual Haute of Hope Celebrity Fashion Show and Luncheon event Chairs Shana Wood and Elizabeth Wood Edgeworth put together... (Read more)

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Bollywood Designer Adorns Pratham Gala

A thousand people gathered at the Hilton Americas on a Saturday evening to celebrate Pratham's Annual Gala with prominent Bollywood fashion designer Manish Malhotra raising... (Read more)

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River Oaks Country Club Hosts Families Luncheon

Family Houston, one of the most established social services agencies in the Greater Houston area, honored its retiring CEO Nyla K. Woods at its Celebration... (Read more)

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Friends and Family Children’s Museum Luncheon

The Children’s Museum of Houston and chairs Divya Brown and Candace Thomas welcomed IDEO’s Digital Kids Team Lead, Michelle Lee, to the 2016 Friends and... (Read more)

6th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff (1)

Spice it Up with Chili

With more than 3,000 attendees on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center, the Kosher Chili Cookoff is the largest kosher food event in... (Read more)

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Houston’s Set to Welcome Kosher Chili Cook-off

The 6th Annual Kosher Chili Cook-off is proud to announce its 2016 sponsors for its annual family fun community event. The 2016 event will be... (Read more)

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Houston Luxury Realtors Turn Open Houses into Upscale Private Events (1)

Houston Luxury Realtors Turn Open Houses into Upscale Privat ...

Nan & Company Properties caters to the type of clients who are used to fine cuisine, high-end art, attention to serve and a personal touch,... (Read more)

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René Garza – Artist | Profile of the Month

I have known René personally as the fashionista, the stylist who works his charm with fashion, style and art. René has worked with many celebrities... (Read more)

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In Conversation with Javed Akhtar

It was an evening dedicated to poetry when LCA Houston's International correspondent Ruchi Mukherjee sat for an exclusive tête-à-tête with renowned lyricist, script writer and... (Read more)

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Let’s set the Party Tone with Ella Markovsky

Bold and beautiful, Ella Markovsky has the attitude of a rockstar. Born and raised in Kharkov (city), Ukraine, Ella was a good student apart from... (Read more)

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Profile of the Month | Ann Marie Carrizales

We cannot wrap up this year without highlighting a real hero. One such person who we had the privilege to honor at the LCA Houston... (Read more)

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50 Shades of Crime – A Retrospective on crimes masked ...

Crime Stoppers of Houston always does its part to create an atmosphere where people can share their ideas and learn from others. Recently there was... (Read more)

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Talking Points with Purva Patel

This summer enrich your mind and improve your relationship skills at the Couple Zone Workshop. Ruchi Mukherjee, sat down with a Licensed Marriage and Family... (Read more)

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Miss America Winner Nina Davuluri Fires Up Social Media

From racist back lashes to personal criticisms. It has been quite a Monday, I was privileged to work on a story with FOX 26 News... (Read more)

Mental Health Month

Pathways to Wellness – Essential to Leading Full and P ...

Pathways to Wellness — this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month — calls attention to strategies and approaches that help all Americans achieve... (Read more)

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