This is not something you expect a major record label to ever do. It's also a little horrifying. Over the years hundreds of artists have recorded for Columbia, CBS, Epic and the other labels (past and present) now under the Sony umbrella. Most of them have recorded at least one holiday album. Now S ... More >>
Zazzle.comMusicians are weird. Well, the good ones, at least. It's a little-known, beloved factoid. While artists' news, drama, and private lives are sometimes aired to the point of over-saturation, it becomes more interesting when we learn relatively kept insight into their rockers' offstage ... More >>
technology-digital.comThe U.S. economy has been limping for a while now, causing more and more people to seek innovative ways of generating revenue. Rappers, it turns out, aren't immune from the economic turmoil. Just ask will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, who recently secured a second job wi ... More >>
MECA honors Latin American traditions during this annual festival
â€‹Houstonian Claire Chauvin describes herself, on her blog poopscape.com, as "a craft-obsessed mother and photography teacher."And if you're "craft-obsessed," then there are few better things than being invited to appear on The Martha Stewart Show. That little bit of heaven happens for Chauvin next ... More >>
Sick of corporate Christmas? Try shopping local. Hair Balls presents a 12-part series highlighting ideas for holiday gifts made and sold in Texas. Hair Balls doesn't want to perpetuate staid gender roles or anything, but sometimes you have to shop for someone a little more traditional, you know. Or ... More >>
Physics, math and art - all from one sheet of paper
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmai ... More >>
It's been three years since we first wrote about Knitta, the Montrose artistes who were pioneering the art of guerrilla knitting.Since then the phenomenon has spread worldwide, according to today's UK Telegraph."Knitters turn to graffiti artists with 'yarnbombing'" is the headline.You'll have to ima ... More >>
Elaine Bradford creates a mock natural history museum show
Anybody got some butter?
Margo Grant Walsh wasn't born with one, but she collected her own
The artists of BOX 13 get together for some quirky collaborations
This patchwork party is the SXSW of its industry
The KnitKnit author and photographer sign their new book
How an old toolshed became a hippie haven
Viva Piñata is adorable -- and misleading
Finesilver showcases a menagerie of art
The women of Gee's Bend deliver again
Hitting the streets with Montrose's craftiest taggers
Houston had one of its most shocking race murders 45 years ago. But exactly whose tragedy was it?
The eclectic New York space lends a strange sampling to New Gallery
Crocheted, stitched or etched in Sheetrock, sculpture assumes new identities in current shows
Okay, the name is stupid. But Soul Coughing is still a great band.