John Bates Inspires!

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Amanda seymour and John batesJohn Bates is one of the most inspiring speakers I have heard in a long time. I recently attended his lecture, “Excited About Your Story? Tell It Like A Ted Pro” at Johnson and Johnson labs …

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Kurios by Cirque Du Soleil

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Come immerse yourself in mind-bending reality for an evening.  It’s unforgettable! In Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities, Cirque du Soleil delivers one of its finest shows. A 19th century scientist creates a world where illusion becomes reality and anything can happen. The …

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Late Nite Catechism 3: ‘Til Death Do Us Part at Stages Theatre

If you are looking to enjoy a memorable evening, we recommend Late Nite Catechism 3: ‘Til Death Do Us Part at Stages Theatre in Houston, Texas.  Written by Maripat Donovan with Marc Silvia , this play is enjoyable, enlightening, and humorous!  Sister …

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Verdi Requiem

Growing up, I sang in a boy’s soprano choir when I attended parochial school in fourth grade. We did not sing at requiem masses, but Kyrie Eleison and Agnus Dei were part of the mass we supported. It was 1950 …

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Nixon In China Opera – Houston Grand Opera – January 20-28, 2017

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  This January, Houston Grand Opera performs Nixon In China from January 20-28, 2017.  John Adams ’ Nixon In China was composed  to commemorate, “the week that changed the world,” which is what President Nixon called his visit to China …

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Cirque Joyeaux Noel

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December 16-25 2016, Moody Gardens presents Cirque Joyeaux Noel Dinner and Show.  An acrobatics show, a scrumptious holiday buffet, and the Festival of Lights are included in the price of admission. The Holiday Buffet Executive Chef Felipe Gonzalez creates a …

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It’s A Wonderful Life at Houston Grand Opera

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We recently attended a stellar performance of It’s A Wonderful Life at Houston Grand Opera.  Through the years, Jimmy Stewart’s portrayal of George Bailey in the black and white film of It’s a Wonderful Life has captivated audiences.  Seeing it …

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Best of The Best Caribbean 2016

By: Mandy Seymour, Best Rated Reviews In today’s world of travel, vacations have often become synonymous with a whirlwind tour action-packed bonanza whirlwind tour that leaves you feeling invigorated and exhausted at the same time like you actually need a …

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The Lasker Inn: Galveston’s Best Lodging

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The Lasker Inn If you are looking for one of Galveston’s best-kept secrets, you will be delighted to know about the Lasker Inn.  The Lasker Inn is an elegant mansion from the 1800s which has been lavishly restored.  Each room …

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Best Rated Galveston Weekend Getaway

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Pleasure Pier Galvestion TX If you are looking for a great getaway near Houston, Galveston is your answer. Best known for fun in the sun, Galveston beaches, fishing and other water activities abound. Yet Galveston is gaining a much-sought-after reputation …

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