Painting the Town Orange: The Stories Behind Houston’s Visionary Art Environments by Pete Gershon -

Pete Gershon will read from his book 'Painting the Town Orange: The Stories Behind Houston's Visionary Art Environments,' an exploration of the biographies, techniques, and motivations of the creators of our city's handmade cultural landmarks, including the Orange Show, the Beer Can House, and the Flower Man's House. This event focuses on the incredible story of Cleveland Turner, the Third Ward's ubiquitous "Flower Man."