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Designing Costumes and Set Pieces for the Circus

Posted on · We hear from Houstonian Jim Seigler, who spent much of his career designing set pieces and costumes for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He later worked designing displays for Foley’s in Houston. An exhibit of some of his sketches, called My Life with the Circus, was featured at Houston’s Hyde Park Gallery this […]

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What Businesses Do You Wish Houston Still Had? What Does it Still Need?

Posted on · Houston is a city constantly in flux, redefining itself, rethinking itself. In a community and – let’s face it – a society constantly on the move, we can sometimes lose historical and cultural experiences along the way. From Astroworld’s carousel (left) to the downtown Houston Foley’s department store, from homes and offices to hotels, stores, and […]

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Houston Matters for Wed., Oct. 16, 2013

Posted on · Houston is a city constantly in flux, redefining itself, rethinking itself. In a community and – let’s face it – a society constantly on the move, we can sometimes lose historical and cultural experiences along the way. From Astroworld’s carousel (left) to the downtown Houston Foley’s department store, from homes and offices to hotels, stores, and […]