Books, Hair & Unity
Indian born award winning author Chitra Divakaruni enthralled the audience on Monday March 7, 2011 at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center where Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series hosted their 30th anniversary season reading featuring two award-winning fiction writers, Gish Jen and Chitra Divakaruni. The Houston based writer read from her book ‘One Amazing Thing’ that was released last year but she totally surprised her Houston audience when she gave them a sneak peak from her upcoming novel ‘Oleander Girl’. Chitra read a few lines from her latest work that highlights interesting features of life in Kolkata, India. The packed hall seemed to be captivated by her upcoming novel eagerly waiting for more. The reading was followed by an on-stage interview, conducted by fiction writer and UH Creative Writing Program alumna Miah Arnold.
Juxtapose Charity Benefit Hair Show
Paul Mitchell the School in Houston, Texas hosted a charity benefit hair show last weekend featuring an “Avant Garde Couture” themed fashion show. Models provided by the students showcased the work of the Future Professionals in the theme of their own artistic concepts through recycled items from aluminum, card board and newspaper incorporating into black attire, all designed by the students themselves.
At Paul Mitchell Schools, the teaching style is unique. They believe that education is an adventure and that the learning experience needs to be fun.
Unity and Friendship Day Soiree
Negris Lebrum Clothing Company presented the first annual Unity and Friendship Soiree on Feburay 26, 2011 along with City Council Member Gordon Quan at the Mosaic, Herman Park with light food bites, margaritas, art, and solo performance by Violinist Richmond Punch.
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