LOCAL Houston | The City Guide JUNE 2016 - Page 66

SCENE EVENT: 5TH ANNUAL STAR WARS ART FESTIVAL WHERE: WAR’HOUS With approximately 4,000 people in attendance, guests enjoyed 100 artists and 50 vendors at the 5th Annual Star Wars Art Festival: Revenge of The Fifth. For the past 4 years, War’Hous has been launching the most epic art exhibition dedicated strictly to the Star Wars saga. Thanks to War’Hous, Stella Artois Beer, Deep Eddy Vodka, LOCAL Magazine, Topo Chico, Red Bull and Marie Maid for sponsoring this event and helping it become a hit like every other year. Photography by David Miyauchi EVENT: CASA DE ESPERANZA BUILDING HOPE FOR CHILDREN GALA WHERE: THE HOBBY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS The 27th annual Casa de Esperanza Building Hope for Children Gala was another $1M fundraiser to support the mission: to provide a safe place for children in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV. Over 600 guests filled The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and raised the roof with their exuberant bidding. Photography by Alexander’s Fine Portrait Design 66 L O C A L | june 16