Susie Tommaney is a contributing writer who enjoys covering the lively arts and culture scene in Houston and surrounding areas, connecting creative makers with the Houston Press readers to make every week a great one.
11 hours ago | Houston 101
Discovery Green, our city's own Field of Dreams, has exceeded just about everybody's expectations since it opened ten years ago. No, the 12-acre park didn't bring Shoeless Joe Jackson, but it has brought world-class artists, Super Bowl LIVE, NCAA ...
1 day ago | Bayou City
For those suffering from bad luck, carrying around too much bad energy or just in need of a traditional cleansing, Absolem Yetzirah, Houston's own "Doc Mojo," just might have the fix. Absolem, whose grandmother was a curandera, says he was initiat...
2 days ago | Comics
It seems that the Internet has become the front line for some battles, and there's a lot of social shade being thrown by advocates of Anime Matsuri, Boycott Anime Matsuri, Boycott Boycott Anime Matsuri and Boycott the Boycott Boycott Anime Ma...
4 days ago | Things To Do
Love is in the air at the 2018 Houston Black Film Festival, though there are several twists and turns with this year's offerings. The festival's opener, Love by Chance, features a pair of South African actors who meet while trying to break into Ho...
8 days ago | Stage
Long before Lady Gaga and her rallying cry for acceptance, love and respect for all little monsters, French novelist Victor Hugo — in his own fashion — spoke up for the disenfranchised and misunderstood. Both The Hunchback of Notre Dame (with its ...
9 days ago | Stage
Houston's storied Ensemble Theatre isn't letting any grass grow under its feet. In fact, the cultural institution seems to be firmly entrenched in the fast lane with its line-up of alternative performance pieces. From salutes to visionaries to a f...