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Planted in Place
5 months ago

Planted in Place

In mid-September, Houstonians craving time away from home set out for an island southeast of downtown adorned with hibiscus and firecracker plants, Brazilian grape trees and Mexican skutch maples (a …
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Remembering Rothko
5 months ago

Remembering Rothko

Founded by John and Dominique de Menil and opened in 1971, the Rothko Chapel houses 14 of artist Mark Rothko’s famously color-saturated pieces and is one of Houston’s most iconic …
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Stage and Screen
8 months ago

Stage and Screen

The Shepherd School’s Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra presented their first virtual opera, “Der Kaiser von Atlantis,” (“The Emperor of Atlantis”) Oct. 29 and 30. The only opera written by …
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Good Apples
1 year ago

Good Apples

For many people, especially the elderly and those with underlying health conditions, a simple task like going out to buy groceries now comes with great risk and worry amidst this …
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Art Together
1 year ago

Art Together

Tamara Siler ’87 has always wanted to play the role of Mama Morton, a sultry character in the musical “Chicago,” and sing “When You’re Good to Mama,” a song she …
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Designing for Donations
1 year ago

Designing for Donations

In the global efforts to combat COVID-19, staying at home has played an important part in limiting the spread of the virus. What happens, however, when you don’t have a …
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An Extra Helping
1 year ago

An Extra Helping

The Rev. Nathan Lonsdale Bledsoe ’09 and Lucas Marr ’08 became friends at Rice through their love of cooking. When Hurricane Ike thundered through Houston in 2008, both of them …
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A Harvest of Kindness
1 year ago

A Harvest of Kindness

Since summer 2018, the Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden has been a space where members of the Rice community can gather to plant, prune and pick a variety of …
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Musical Care for Elderly Communities
1 year ago

Musical Care for Elderly Communities

Elderly patients at hospitals and retirement homes have been hit particularly hard by the effects of this global pandemic as they are among the most at-risk population. COVID-19 has also …
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Flip For Good
1 year ago

Flip For Good

Owned by Willet Feng ’06 and Diane Feng ’07, Burger-Chan is a local restaurant beloved by all who know this hidden gem. Located in the underground food court at Greenway …
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