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  • 15 days ago | Film Podcast

    Part of what makes writer-director Rick Famuyiwa's Dope so fresh and joyous is that in many key ways is that it's  not new at all. Like Dazed & Confused or The Breakfast Club, this is a film about just how weird the extraordinarily normal...

  • 16 days ago | Special Events

    OK all of you have opinions. And in Houston most of you have strong opinions about burgers. Now you can channel that obsession for fun and you have through July 8 to do so..  Join in our Bud and Burgers contest. There's two ways to win. One: ...

  • 23 days ago | Festivals

    How about Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys? They would be a rock and roll good time for sure. On the rap side, I assure you that booking Trae Tha Truth most certainly means he will bring all of his rap friends with him: T.I., B.O.b, Mystikal, Waka Fl...

  • 23 days ago | Festivals

    *** Donde esta mi gente?! That seems to be the question being asked concerning the lack of Latino or Spanish-language acts in the Free Press Summer Fest lineup this year. Aside from the outstanding Gio Chamba, there were no other Latin acts i...

  • 24 days ago | Festivals

    *** Credit where it's due, Free Press pulled off a miracle this year. What could have been a disaster turned out to be a reminder of this city's resilience and a testament to our nickname: Clutch City. It may not have been the prettiest outcome, b...

  • 24 days ago | Festivals

    "Leave me alone right meow” — Hissed fiercely by girl dressed as cat laying down in front of food trucks, after someone tried to wake her up "I want him to put his dick in me tonight, not her" — drunk crying girl in line for food "I ain't never...