LOCAL Houston | The City Guide MAY 2015 - Page 56

Local May_Final.qxp_002houston 4/23/15 12:21 PM Page 56 EVENT: PLATFORMIT–THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA WHERE: ALOFT HOTEL’S WXYZ LOUNGE Serving as one of Houston’s inclusive communities of young professionals, Platformit is the perfect event for people who are striving for success in their future endeavors. Guests enjoyed drinks and appetizers while listening to the amazing panels talk about how they can accomplish their future goals. Photography by Life Begins at Midnight SCENE EVENT: VALVISIONS FOUNDATION WHERE: STUDIO MOVIE GRILL AND MUIR FINE ARTS GALLERY’S “CINEMA CANVAS & CUISINE” With hundreds of millions of females who have suffered from Female Genital Mutilation, Donna L. Valverde of Valvisions Foundation has created “Healing Magdalene” to raise awareness about FGM. Kicking off at Studio Movie Grill with a wonderful breakfast and screening of “Healing Magdalene,” followed by an amazing art exhibit at Muir featuring work by noted artist Tom duBois and a wonderful song and show by David Winans Jr. and the Dancers in White. Photography by Roswitha Vogler 56 L O C A L | may 15