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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.

2010 Stories by Brittanie Shey

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  • Henry Winkler on Helping Stroke Victims, <i>Lost</i> and Jumping the Shark
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    Henry Winkler on Helping Stroke Victims, Lost and Jumping the Shark

    published Aug 27, 2010

    Henry Winkler is probably better known to you as Arthur Fonzarelli, the Happy Days character that shot the Shakespearean-trained actor to fame in the 1970s. But Winkler hasn't been The Fonz for a whil... More >>

  • August 21-27: The Week in Photos

    published Aug 27, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. As summer winds down, be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool. They might eve... More >>

  • Billy Idol, "Sweet Sixteen" And Wild Women of Wongo

    published Aug 25, 2010

    Before "Cradle of Love," the song that introduced Billy Idol to a generation of '80s babies (this writer included), the shock-haired singer already had one song about a heart-stealing young vixen unde... More >>

  • Friday Night: Screeching Weasel At Warehouse Live

    published Aug 23, 2010

    Screeching Weasel Warehouse Live August 20, 2010 For more photos from Friday's show, see our slideshow here. There is a certain amount of baggage involved in seeing a band you've loved since high sc... More >>

  • KTRU Protest Draws Staff, Students From Both Universities

    published Aug 22, 2010

    Check out a slideshow of the protest. At least 100 staff, students, alumni and music fans from Rice University, the University of Houston and Rice's student-run radio station KTRU gathered on the Ric... More >>

  • KTRU Protest Draws Staff, Students From Both Universities

    published Aug 22, 2010

    Check out a slideshow of the protest. At least 100 staff, students, alumni and music fans from Rice University, the University of Houston and Rice's student-run radio station KTRU gathered on the Ric... More >>

  • August 14-20: the Week in Photos

    published Aug 20, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. As summer winds down, be sure to add your images to our Flickr pool. They might eve... More >>

  • Sunday: Girls Rock Camp Showcase At Walter's On Washington
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    Sunday: Girls Rock Camp Showcase At Walter's On Washington

    published Aug 16, 2010

    Girls Rock Camp Houston 2010 Showcase Walter's on Washington August 15, 2010 Sunday evening, Walter's on Washington was the most packed we'd seen it in months, as proud parents crowded the stage to s... More >>

  • The Week in Photos

    published Aug 13, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. Cityscapes, weekend events, ugly buildings and beautiful art -- if your photos are ... More >>

  • Houston Runners Take on The Beer Mile

    published Aug 09, 2010

    There's competitive eating, and then there's competitive eating, or in the case of the Beer Mile, competitive drinking. The concept is simple: chug a beer as fast as you can, then run a ¼ mile. Do th... More >>

  • Raves, Trains and Jitney Mobiles at the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    published Aug 08, 2010

    Best moment? Early in the Matt and Kim set, a train roared through just north of Washington Avenue. The engineer, seeing the huge crowd in the parking lot just east of The Drake, laid on his horn and ... More >>

  • More from the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    published Aug 07, 2010

    The party's about to start at the Bud Light Main Stage, the sun is on it's way down and the night's just getting started. "Big crowd at Walter's. The Manichean are struggling towards a late start." -... More >>

  • Live from the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    published Aug 07, 2010

    We're hanging out all day on Washington Avenue watching some of the best bands in Houston perform at the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase. We'll be checking into Rocks Off periodically to keep you ... More >>

  • The Octanes Replace The Small Sounds At HPMA Showcase

    published Aug 06, 2010

    Attention local musicians, music bloggers and music organizations: have something that should be included in Magnolia City Mixtape? Leave a comment below or email brittanie.shey (at) houstonpress (dot... More >>

  • The Week in Photos

    published Aug 06, 2010

    Each week, we take a dip into the Houston Press Flickr pool and see what our talented photographers have been up to. If you're attending the Houston Press Music Awards this weekend, be sure to add you... More >>

  • Texas Traveler: Stonehenge II on the Move
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    Texas Traveler: Stonehenge II on the Move

    published Aug 06, 2010

    Stonehenge II, the worse-for-the-wear roadside attraction Texas Traveler visited early last year, is getting a new home and a new coat of paint, thanks to a local arts organization. The replica, two-... More >>

  • Party Like A Rock Star at House of Dereon

    published Aug 02, 2010

    ​The Hoff was there, chatting with Katy Perry. Lindsay Lohan was there too, in her sexy orange jumpsuit. Ziggy Stardust danced with members of Run DMC.As predicted, there were multiple Elvii (Costel... More >>

  • 6 Ideas: How to Dress Like A Rock Star

    published Jul 30, 2010

    This Saturday we'll be Partying Like A Rock Star with Allen Hill and DJ Psychedlic Sex Panther... and maybe Tina Turner, Pink, Zombie Michael Jackson, and probably a few Elvii... or at least some peop... More >>

  • Guess Who's Skipping Houston This Time?

    published Jul 29, 2010

    Attention local musicians, music bloggers and music organizations: have something that should be included in Magnolia City Mixtape? Leave a comment below or email brittanie.shey (at) houstonpress (dot... More >>

  • Last Night: Lady Gaga At Toyota Center - Again
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    Last Night: Lady Gaga At Toyota Center - Again

    published Jul 26, 2010

    Ed. Note: Since Ms. Gaga is playing two nights in Houston but reviewer tickets were only available for the first one, Rocks Off figured we'd double up on Sunday reviews. Lady Gaga Toyota Center July ... More >>

  • Adios Houstonist, Hello H-Town Rock

    published Jul 22, 2010

    Keep Houston Rich posts this video from Chingo Bling and Fade Dogg's new collaboration, "Let Me Know". The song is featured on Chingo's new mixtape, Stuntin 4 The Summer. As you well know, the HMPA... More >>

  • Friday Night: The Fleshtones At The Continental Club

    published Jul 19, 2010

    The Fleshtones Continental Club July 16, 2010 The Fleshtones are the kind of rock and roll success story Aftermath likes to imagine other musicians aspire to. They've been touring incessantly since 1... More >>

  • Urban Cowboy: How Does It Hold Up In 2010? (SPOILER ALERT)

    published Jul 16, 2010

    Hollywood Shuffle can't really explain why we've never seen Urban Cowboy before. The only excuse is that we were born in 1980, the same year the film was released, and by the time we were old enough... More >>

  • Win Katy Perry-Signed Guitar At Girls Rock Camp Benefit Thursday

    published Jul 14, 2010

    ​Girls Rock Camp Houston recently surpassed its fundraising pledge goal with room to spare, but that doesn't mean the hard work is over. This week the nonprofit, which organizes a musical summer cam... More >>

  • KLOL Lives; DJ Shortee Benefit Sunday; Dallas Loves Indian Jewelry

    published Jul 13, 2010

    • The always-entertaining video blog Keep Houston Rich shared with us this early-'90s television commercial for "Houston's only album rock station," KLOL. "Word on the street is that this ran duri... More >>

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