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Archives: 2010
  • Day of the Dead Festival: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

    published October 14, 2010

    MECA's Day of the Dead Festival: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future kicks off on Friday night with a calavera (skeleton)... More >>

  • Ang Lee Film Series

    published October 14, 2010

    Before Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, there was The Wedding Banquet. The Ang Lee Film Series, presented by the University of... More >>

  • Festival of New Spanish Films

    published October 14, 2010

    If the only Spanish filmmaker you know about is Pedro Almodóvar, check out this week's Festival of New Spanish Films. You'll... More >>

  • Carlos Fuentes

    published October 7, 2010

    Famed Mexican author Carlos Fuentes believes that "in a novel, no one owns the truth." For more than five decades, the world-renowned... More >>

  • Ira Glass

    published October 7, 2010

    Writer/broadcaster Ira Glass knows he faces an intimidating task every time he steps onstage for a live performance. "The novelty of seeing... More >>

  • “The Anatomy Lesson”

    published September 30, 2010

    The collaborative exhibition “The Anatomy Lesson” is the work of husband-and-wife team Bret Harmeyer and Rachel Harmeyer. The... More >>

  • Juarez: A Killing Field

    published September 30, 2010

    With the series Juarez: a Killing Field, the Rothko Chapel explores the ongoing violence in the city just south of El Paso that has... More >>

  • Fatima Bhutto

    published September 30, 2010

    Author and journalist Fatima Bhutto’s family history is inextricably bound up with Pakistan’s political past. Her grandfather... More >>

  • “Let’s Light Up: Alex Rosa and Armita Pebdani”

    published September 30, 2010

    For the exhibit “Let’s Light Up: Alexandre Rosa and Armita Pebdani,” Apama Mackey asked the artists to present images of... More >>

  • Saint Arnold’s Oktoberfest 2010

    published September 30, 2010

    Saint Arnold’s Oktoberfest 2010 is here, and the folks from the local brewery are ready to tap a cask or two of what Saint Arnold... More >>

  • Ameriville

    published September 30, 2010

    In Ameriville, New York-based theater group Universes uses an eclectic fusion of poetry, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down-home blues... More >>

  • Central Market’s Beer & Chocolate Pairing

    published September 30, 2010

    The folks over at Central Market cooking school have come up with a class that’s sure to make students extremely happy — if not a little... More >>

  • Asian Film Festival

    published September 30, 2010

    The films for this year’s Asian Film Festival hail from South Korea, Japan and India. The festival kicks off on Friday with two... More >>

  • Great Taste of the Gulf

    published September 23, 2010

    Some 1,500 hungry folks are expected at the "Great Taste of the Gulf," so you may want to get there early. The big draw is the chance to... More >>

  • Anousheh Ansari

    published September 23, 2010

    The book My Dreams of Stars: from Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer is the story of how Anousheh Ansari reached her dream of flying... More >>

  • Scream World 2010

    published September 23, 2010

    When was the last time you were so scared you almost peed your pants? Well, get ready to let go again - ScreamWorld’s season of... More >>

  • "Grandalism"

    published September 23, 2010

    When DiverseWorks' Diane Barber approached local street artist/curator Gonzo247 with an idea to showcase the latest in Houston's aerosol movement,... More >>

  • Galveston Island Shrimp Festival

    published September 23, 2010

    Are you a lover of all things shrimp? Then head for the first Galveston Island Shrimp Festival. A hundred teams are participating in a... More >>

  • Some Like It Hot

    published September 23, 2010

    It doesn't get much hotter than Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot. The fluff film about a couple of male musicians who go on the... More >>

  • 2nd Annual Indian Film Festival of Houston

    published September 16, 2010

    Sutapa Ghosh, founder of Houston's own Indian Film Festival, told us the idea for the first festival was inspired by the success of Slumdog... More >>

  • Anthony Bourdain

    published September 16, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain, the tattooed, foulmouthed, wine-juggling host of the television show No Reservations, says he's amazed that ten... More >>

  • Amy Tan

    published September 16, 2010

    Luck has had very little to do with the continued success of Amy Tan. She first came to mainstream audiences with The Joy Luck Club,... More >>

  • Come As You Are: HOUSTON!

    published September 16, 2010

    In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots (the Rosa Parks moment of the GLBT civil rights struggle), Come As You Are:... More >>

  • When I Knew: A Staged Reading

    published September 16, 2010

    You walk into the exhibition "Because We Are" and stand in awe of a seven-foot-tall sculpture of a man built from 300 empty bottles of HIV meds.... More >>

  • Graphic Novel Day

    published September 16, 2010

    Do you have a story to tell? Maybe have the beginnings of a comic book or graphic novel sitting in a drawer somewhere, but you don't know how to... More >>

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