Blue Triangle Community Center Fundraiser

Blue Triangle Community Center

Supporters of the historic Blue Triangle Community Center recently sponsored a fundraiser at the home of Gite Gallery owner Lloyd Gite. Dubbed a “Garden Party,” twenty-five women, dressed in white, gathered inside of Gite’s Third Ward home where they were served champagne and desserts.  Proceeds from the event went to help fund programs at the historic center

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The Arts in Action 2017 Spring Show

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The Boys & Girls Clubs held their 2017 The Arts in Action Spring Show at The Gite Gallery. The program is committed to providing Boys & Girls Clubs with resources that inspire creativity and develop 21st-century skills through high-quality programming in fine arts, digital arts, performing arts and applied arts. Pieces created by Boys & Girls

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Nigerian Artist, Bimbo Adenugba, Signs Exclusive Deal with the Gite Gallery

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Bimbo Adenugba, born Abimbola Samson Adenugba, is a Nigerian artist from Lagos. He holds a Higher National Diploma in painting from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology. Adenugba is an award-winning artist who has participated in several group exhibitions in Nigeria and abroad including, “Beyond Boundaries” in Accra, Ghana, “The Santon Show” in Santon, South

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At Home With Chrystal Beasley

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In March 2016, Environmental Engineer Chrystal Beasley purchased a 1930’s home in the Third Ward, and boy did it need a lot of work. Beasley, 31, did much of the design work herself.  The graduate of Booker T. Washington High School for Engineering Professions re-configured the nearly 1,500 sq. ft. space by tearing down walls,

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Carla’s Closet Receives 300 Dresses for Homeless Students to Attend Prom

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More than 5900 homeless students attend Houston Independent School District (HISD) schools. Like their peers, they want to hang out with friends, participate in extracurricular activities, and attend school functions such as prom. Unfortunately, many of these students can’t attend prom because they lack the financial resources to purchase a dress and shoes. Carla’s Closet,

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