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.
17 hours ago | Environment
Global warming skeptics and climate change deniers can go to the back of the room. For the rest of us on planet Earth, World Oceans Day 2018 (June 8) is our chance to give props to our oceans, say we're sorry for letting our plastic trash invade i...
4 days ago | Texas
This summer we're taking a look at interesting, odd, historic and just plain worth it road trips in and around the Lone Star State. Hear the words "Painted Churches of Texas" and it's easy to become intrigued. And so it went for Austin-based telev...
8 days ago | Houston 101
To everybody else it was just a row of rundown shotgun houses at the corner of Holman and Dowling (now Emancipation) in the heart of Houston's African American community. But for seven visionary artists, they saw real potential where others o...
9 days ago | Music
The idea, to do a night of one-hit wonders, had been rattling around inside the head of Storm Large (The Balls, Pink Martini, Rock Star: Supernova) for quite some time. Steven Reineke, Houston Symphony's Principal POPS conductor, had been thinking...
10 days ago | Houston 101
This story is more Cold Case Files than clickbait. Archaeologists really did find more than 1,000 Civil War era objects and munitions dumped into Buffalo Bayou under the Milam Street bridge. The thing is, the objects were found in the 1960s and th...
14 days ago | Festivals
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but our advice is to skip it, just this once, before heading out to AsiaFest 2018. The Pondi Cafe at Asia Society Texas Center will be open — that's Pondicheri's satellite restaurant — plus their...