Jenny Staff Johnson
4 years ago | Music Festivals
True story: Art Attack was supposed to be in Mexico this week, but we forgot to renew our passports. So instead of hitting the beach, we're accepting the best consolation prize the world has ever known, a long weekend in Austin and SXSW. True, we'...
4 years ago | Fashion
Fashion designer Lyn Devon didn't know what she'd find when she came to Houston to participate in our first-ever fashion week last year, at the urging of modeling agency owner Neal Hamil. She anticipated the women might all want "big ball gowns," ...
4 years ago | Architecture
To win an AIA Houston 2011 Architecture Design Award, you either have to work in Houston or build here, so a glimpse at the annual awards is a reliable means of taking the temperature of the local architecture scene. We got a look at the freshly p...
4 years ago | Visual Arts
The vogue for public art in Houston continues apace and even seems to be spreading to the suburbs, with Elaine Bradford snagging the commission for an installation at the Vinson Branch of the Houston Public Library. Bradford opted to fill the libr...
4 years ago | Books
Is war boring? 32 year-old war correspondent David Axe says yes. "Covering war today is boring, because there's really just not that much shooting," Axe told his audience Wednesday at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. Of the seve...