Houston Press Artopia January 26, 2013

One Night of Culture, Fashion, Art, Music & Food

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The fifth annual Houston Press Artopia will be held at Winter Street Studios (2101 Winter Street) on Saturday,
January 26 from 8 p. m. – 11 p. m.

As in years past, this will be an evening of culture, fashion, art, music and food. Entertainment includes musical
performances by Bang Bangz, Bagheera and Poor Pilate, plus two fashion shows, live performances from FrenetiCore
Dance and Karen Stokes Dance as well as works from more than 25 local artists.

Artopia will also feature the fifth annual Houston Press MasterMind Awards sponsored by Stella Artois. During the
event, the Houston Press will award a $2,000 grant to three individuals or organizations that have made an important
impact in the local art scene in the past year. For more information about MasterMinds, please visit the Houston Press
Arts Blog: http://blogs.houstonpress.com/artattack/masterminds/.

Ticket prices include complimentary food, wine, cocktail and beer sampling. Food sampling will be provided by:
The Counter, Phoenicia Specialty Foods, Cajun Stop, and Sorrell Urban Bistro. This event is 21+ only and general
admission tickets are $55. VIP tickets are sold out. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit Houston PBS. For more
information and to purchase tickets, visit www.HoustonPressArtopia.com.

An Artopia Preview Party will be held on Thursday, January 17 th from 7pm – 10pm at Eighteenth Cocktail Bar (2511
Bissonnet) to give attendees a sample of things to come at Artopia. This is a free event.

Additionally, the official Artopia After Party will be held at Hughes Hanger (2811 Washington Ave) from 11pm – 2am.
The Wave will provide shuttle service from Artopia to the After Party. Transportation sponsored by The Law Offices of
Tad Nelson & Associates.

All guests for Artopia, the Preview Party and the After Party must be 21+.

Artopia is sponsored by: Stella Artois, Lange Twins Winery, Mega DJ & Karaoke, Neal Hamil Agency, Kat’s Meow Salon,
The Wave, Houston Young Professional Society, The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates, Hail A Cab App by Yellow
Cab, Chambord, Momentum Audi, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston First Corporation, Pinot’s Palette and 104.1 KRBE.

Vendors include: Green Painter, Alva Graphics, Silver Leaf Resorts, and Blank Slate Laser Tattoo Removal.

For a complete list of participating artists, visit www.HoustonPressArtopia.com.

How much? This event is 21+ only and general admission tickets range from $45 – $60 – VIP tickets range from $70 – $100. Ticket prices go up monthly, so theres that.

Where & When? Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 8pm – 11pm at Winter Street Studios (2101 Winter St.)

Event sponsors: Stella Artois, Lange Twins, Mega DJ Karaoke, Neal Hamil Agency, Kat’s Meow Salon and The Wave.



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