Art, Food And Fashion At Saturday Opening

January 28, 2010

From graffiti to abstract to pop, from food to fashion to cocktails — An art opening this weekend has it all, and everything is from the Houston area.

A local gallery is celebrating the opening of a new exhibit on Jan. 30 from 8 to 11 p.m. at Winter Street Studios. The opening event, sponsored by the Houston Press, highlights the Houston area’s diverse artists, musicians, fashion designers, culinary masters and cocktail creators. Over 30 local artists will show visual art ranging in style from graffiti to abstract to pop.

A centerpiece of the night’s art events will be “Art Vitae at Artopia 2010.” The exhibition features artists from Betz Art Gallery in Montrose. Participating artists include Duane Nowel, Aimi Dunn, Carrie Allbritton, Hebe Brooks, Dan Houston, Marlene Llanes, Sergio Santos, Larry Crawford and Lori Betz.

Artopia will feature live musical performances three fashion shows performing art presentations and food samples from local restaurants.

Regular tickets are $40 and VIP tickets are $75, available at or by calling (713) 280-2400. Winter Street Studios is located at 2101 Winter St.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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