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What’s new and what’s to know in food? Explore The Epicurean Project – the firstof-its-kind culinary think tank, incubator and arbitrator on what’s hot in the world of food – on October 5 at Silver Street Studios. Martin Preferred Foods will bring together a college of chefs that will gather for one night to showcase food and menu ideas that will set future trends. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Houston Food Bank. Chefs will include Adison Lee from KUU Restaurant, Arturo Boada from Arturo Boada Cuisine, David Skinner from Eculent, Hassan Obaye from La Table, and Sandro Scarafile at SudItalia, among others. To purchase tickets, email news@stevensprgroup.com. Happy Anniversary! The Bayou City Arts Festival celebrates 45 years of bringing fine art to Houston! On October 8 and 9, from 10am to 6pm, works from more than 300 artists and craftsmen will be showcased in downtown Houston surrounding City Hall, Hermann Square, Houston Public Library, Sam Houston Park and adjacent streets. This year, the festival honors featured artist Dania Olivares, a self-taught mixed-media artist from McAllen, Texas. For presale tickets and information, visit www.artcolonyassociation.org. september 16 | L O C A L 11