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  • 100 Creatives: Y.E. Torres a.k.a. ms. YET (NSFW)

    100 Creatives: Y.E. Torres a.k.a. "ms. YET" (NSFW)

    published Sep 27, 2011

    What she does: Also known as ms. YET, Y.E. Torres is a contemporary bellydancer, multidisciplinary visual and performance artist, costume designer, model, curator and teacher. She leads bellydance tec... More >>

  • "New Community Cinema" in the Making: Pepe Kid Houston Premier

    published Aug 26, 2011

    Austin filmmaker Sergio Carvajal wants to revolutionize film production by finding alternatives to the intertwining roles of financing, distribution and storytelling as a whole -- pushing a movement... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Van G. Garrett

    published Aug 23, 2011

    What He Does: Internationally acclaimed author and artist Van G. Garrett, also known as Fui Koshi -- writer, painter, photographer, musician -- explores and illuminates the world around him, reflectin... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Alex "PR!MO" Luster

    published Aug 16, 2011

    What He Does: Founder of the production company Shoot, Edit, Sleep, Alex "Pr!mo" Luster is a documentary filmmaker, four-time Emmy award-winning television producer/editor and the creator/director of ... More >>

  • Out in the Street: PG Contemporary Gallery and Local Artists Give Back with "Street Science"

    published Aug 05, 2011

    PG Contemporary partnered with Aerosol Warfare and the nonprofit organization ArtBridge Houston at the closing reception of "Street Science" on Thursday, with the hopes of raising money for art class... More >>

  • Paul Hester: Doing Time in Houston 1966-2011

    Paul Hester: "Doing Time in Houston 1966-2011"

    published Jul 08, 2011

    Paul Hester's photography shades in the revolving moments of our everyday lives with the context of time and place -- where we were and where we are going -- and his exhibition, "Doing Time in Houston... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Cliff Franks

    100 Creatives: Cliff Franks

    published Jul 07, 2011

    What he does:While artist Cliff Franks is an illustrator and painter, he is just as much an astute philosopher. Incorporating elements of sensationalism into his art in the same way that that those "l... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Galina Kurlat

    100 Creatives: Galina Kurlat

    published Jun 28, 2011

    What she does: Focusing on converging the organic textures she sees in the everyday with the organic methods she uses to capture them, Galina Kurlat approaches photography with a distinct technique, o... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Jason Ransom

    published Jun 16, 2011

    What he does: A 2011 Hunting Art prize finalist, Jason Ransom is a painter with a dynamic style that throws the viewer into a frenzy of emotion. He is as much a painter as he is a sculptor -- using ... More >>

  • MFAH Screening: Our Beloved Month of August

    published Jun 14, 2011

    Blurring the lines between fiction and reality, Our Beloved Month of August is a bewildering fusion of documentary, narrative and musical styles that results in a film that is as deceiving as it is c... More >>

  • Malayaka House and the Community Spirit

    published Jun 02, 2011

    The documentary Malayaka House, created by Jesse Bradley and Jacqueline Harlow, is a film that reveals the experiences of the children, women and founder of the Ugandan orphanage. Not a work of explo... More >>

  • 100 Creatives: Kia Neill

    100 Creatives: Kia Neill

    published May 26, 2011

    What she does: Kia Neill is a multi-discipline artist known for her installations, sculptures and drawings created to look like natural artifacts and landscapes -- such as shells, coral, geodes, and... More >>

  • Cast In Plastic at Domy Books: More Than Toys

    published May 16, 2011

    Want to see more of the artwork from Cast in Plastic? Check out our slideshow. For the casual observer, the phrase "custom toy exhibition," is intriguing. But what could be so interesting about a bun... More >>

  • May Day Immigration Rally Draws Thousands (and Opponents) in Houston

    published May 02, 2011

    ​Some three thousand people joined together in Houston on Sunday to take part in May Day rallies held all across the nation as the battle over immigration laws has taken center stage. Demonstrators... More >>

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