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The Best Art Car Parade Ever courtesy of the Orange Show

The Best Art Car Parade Ever courtesy of the Orange Show

From vehicles like the beautiful Belinda, to the Sashimi Tabernacle Choir and the Orange Barrel Mobile, the imagination and resourcefulness of Art Car builders is breathtakingly fun and funny.

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Ground breaking for new Visionary Art Park in Houston

Ground breaking for new Visionary Art Park in Houston

Smither Park is a new visionary art park in collaboration with the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art and the Smither family, in honor of John H. Smither. Using recycled materials, Dan Phillips creates a fun community environment.

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News from the Orange Show – Flower Man needs our help

News from the Orange Show – Flower Man needs our help

Saturday October 4th 10am-5pm  Come Help Us Help The Flower Man!  If you can make donations of time or money, please contact the Orange Show (information below)(direct from the Orange Show Newsletter)All Flower Man photos courtesy of Ed SchipulThe Good News The Orange Show monument and…

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Photos of Flowerman's house after Ike

Photos of Flowerman's house after Ike

Good friend “Narrow” Larry Harris rode out Hurricane Ike in his downtown Houston home.  He has just posted photos to his web site of some of the damage. Here are a few: Cleveland “The Flowerman” Turner’s home, after Ike.  His house is OK, but the…

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Ike, the Orange Show, the Beer Can House and the Flowerman

Ike, the Orange Show, the Beer Can House and the Flowerman

(Orange Show, Houston, TX, before Ike.  Photo courtesy of Narrow Larry Harris) Hi everyone…just heard from Larry Harris and the folks at the Orange Show in Houston, and thought you might want an update… The Orange Show office sustained some roof and water damage, but…

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Brief word from Houston…

Brief word from Houston…

Just wanted to let you know that our friend, “Narrow Larry” Harris, of the Orange Show Eyeopener tours, and folk art environment aficionado is A-OK in Houston.  He rode out Hurricane Ike from his home in downtown Houston. As of last time we talked, he said it…

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Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

Great photos from the Orange Show Art Car Parade

DSC07814, originally uploaded by narrowlarry. Good friend, Larry Harris has posted some terrific shots from the Art Car Parade in Houston, TX. Check them out – I swear it is a weekend like no other!  Be sure to see his other photos as well on…

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Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

Sad news from the Houston Art Car Weekend

(excerpted from the Houston Chronicle.com –  read the full story) Photography curator Tom Jones, shown in a photo outside the Art Car Museum on Sunday, was active in Houston’s art community for about 25 years. ERIC KAYNE: CHRONICLE May 12, 2008, 2:55PM Driver charged in crash…

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