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  • City of Houston, Houston Airport System join new partnership to fight human trafficking

    HOUSTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a new partnership with the city of Houston and the Houston Airport System. The organizations are teaming up for an outreach campaign aimed at fighting human trafficking through the “Blue Lightning Initiative Program,” or BLI for short. BLI is part of the DHS blue campaign led by the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. BLI trains airport workers on how to identify traffickers and trafficking victims who […]

  • Houston ISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary presents ‘Flowers’

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at Houston ISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary. Our first piece is by Nayalie Nolasco, and it’s a flower she drew using chalk. Nayalie says she used the value colors pink, purple, yellow, and orange – and blended them together. She said she likes those colors because it made her drawing look cute.

  • HISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary presents ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Flower’

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at Houston ISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary. Our first piece is by LaDeborah Mitchell, and her piece is called “Chameleon.” LaDeborah says that she’s always inspired by all the art she sees, so that’s why she chose such colorful colors for her chameleon. Our second piece is by Alex Castillo, and his piece is called “Flower.” Alex says that green […]

  • HISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary presents “Nature”

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at HISD’s Kashmere Gardens Elementary. Our first piece is by fifth grader Tierra Turner, and her piece is called “Nature.” Tierra says for this piece, she used colors and things that relate to nature to paint her chameleon. Our second is by third grader Kameron Anderson. His piece was also a nature piece, and for it, Kameron says he […]

  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School presents ‘Hello’

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School. Our last piece this week is by Emma Avila, and her piece is called “Hello.” Emma drew her piece by only using a pen. Nice job, Emma.

  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School presents ‘A Diversity in Nature,’ ‘They Came in Pieces’

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School. Our first piece is by Tiffany Martinez, and her piece is called “A Diversity in Nature,” and she created this piece by only using a pencil. Our second piece is by Charlotte Magness, and her piece is called “They Came in Pieces.” To create this piece, she used only a pencil as […]

  • Formal criminal complaint filed against Mayor Sylvester Turner seeking phone records

    HOUSTON — More trouble continues to brew for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. A formal criminal complaint has been filed with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, accusing Turner of hiding his phone records. This all stems from the highly-paid intern with the Houston Airport System that recently came to light. The latest complaint comes from Dolcefino Consulting, and it’s accusing Turner of hiding his phone records. As you may recall, it was recently brought to light that Turner had an […]

  • Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School presents ‘My Abstract Feelings’ and ‘Endless Loop’

    Each week, we feature student artwork in our studio on The Art Spot. This week, we’re featuring art from students over at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Jersey Village High School. Our first piece is by Cesar Martinez and it’s called “My Abstract Feelings.” He drew this piece in Mr. Jason Daniel’s art class only using a pencil. Our second piece is by Leslie Ramirez and it’s called “Endless Loop.” She’s also a student in Mr. Daniel’s art class, and she drew her […]

  • Famous ‘Houston Strong’ mural to get record-breaking makeover…but it’ll only last one night

    Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau is a Houston street artist. He’s got murals all over town, including a big one you’ve likely seen on Fannin Street in midtown Houston, it’s called the “Preservons la Creation.” Mr. D says that street art is a type of art that doesn’t last long because of things like weather, buildings getting re-painted or torn down. So the fact that this mural has lasted so long is a pretty big deal. To celebrate the five-year anniversary […]

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